Cooinda 60min Scenic Flight

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Cooinda 60min Scenic Flight

From $250 per person
Enjoy spectacular aerial views over the World Heritage Listed Kakadu National Park, on this 60 minute scenic flight departing from Cooinda.

This one hour scenic flight over Kakadu National park, departs from Cooinda lodge.

As you depart Cooinda, located very near the South Alligator River and adjacent the Yellow Water Billabong. Your flight showcases the regions stunning rivers and permanent water holes to rock formations and ancient escarpments. Allowing you a bird’s eye view of what you don’t see from ground level, which is the Yellow water feeding into the tidal South Alligator River. Bringing into sight the amazing colour variations of the floodplains as the river winds seaward.

Enjoy large picture windows for optimal viewing and listen to live and recorded informative commentary from your pilot.

The flightpath for this flight changes according to a Dry/Wet season schedule which is determined by the weather.

Dry season (approx June – November) flightpath highlights include:

  • Lightning Dreaming, Arnhem Land Plateau, Mt Brockman, Ranger Mine, Mecure Croc Hotel. South Alligator, Floodplains, Tributary and permanent Water Holes.

Wet Season (approx December – May) flightpath highlights include:

  • Jim Jim Falls, Twin falls, Double falls, Lightning Dreaming, Nourlangie Rock, Floodplains, Tributary and Permanent Water Holes.


 **Please note that if you are visiting in a transitional period e.g. November/May and you have your heart set on a certain flight path, it is best to contact us direct to confirm which flight path we are operating.


  • Destination
  • Departure
    Cooinda Lodge
  • Included
    Kakadu National Park
    Scenic Flight
  • Not Included
    15 minute helicopter scenic flight
    4x4 Tour
    Accommodation Pickup and dropoff
    Airport Transfers
    All Meals
    Alpine Landing
    Barossa Valley
    Beach Landing
    Boat Tour
    Breakfast or Lunch
    Bungle Bungles
    Cable Car Trip
    Cape Leveque
    Coach Tour
    Cygnet Bay
    Dolphin Discovery
    Ferry Trip
    Full day Bus Tour
    Glacier Landing
    Great Barrier Reef
    Heart Reef
    Helicopter Flight
    Hiking Tour
    Horizontal Falls
    Jet Boat Tour
    Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)
    Katherine Gorge
    Kayak Tour
    Kings Canyon
    Lunch (Full day only)
    Mount Maunganui
    Mt Conner
    No Booking or Credit Card Fees
    Optional Helicopter Flight (extra cost)
    Optional Lunch Stop (extra cost)
    Optional Winery Lunch (extra cost)
    Orakei Korako
    Port Arthur Harbour Cruise
    Rail Tour
    Rod and Tackle
    Uluru/Ayers Rock
    Volcano Landing
    Water and soft drinks
    Whale Watching
    Whitehaven Beach

Tour Location

Cooinda Lodge, Kakadu Hwy, Kakadu NT 0822
Departs: Cooinda Lodge Kakadu Northern Territory 0822  

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Booking Information

Flight is operated by Kakadu Air.

Operator Contact Details:

  • Ph: +61 1800 089 113
  • Mobile: +61 427 755 520
  • Email: reservations@kakaduair.com.au


  • Booking availability is live – books directly online into operator’s system.
  • Flights over Jim Jim Waterfalls and Twin Falls only occur during wet season when the walking tracks are closed.
  • During the dry season, the dry season route does not pass over the waterfalls due to National Parks Noise limitations.