Drysdale River Station Tours

Scenic tour aircraft and pilots/guides operate from Drysdale River Station, each year from May through to early September, offering an extraordinary scenic flight and ground touring options to this very remote and pristine corner of the Kimberley.


D1  Prince Regent and Mitchell Falls Explorer:                                        Scenic Flight

Take off from Drysdale Station and fly over Mt Hann, track along  the Prince Regent River and descend to King Cascades, follow the river to St George Basin, and the striking Mt Trafalgar and Mt Waterloo.

At the Prince Frederick Harbour we fly close to the islands which stretch across the water, just to the right of Naturalists Island and head to the mouth of the Hunter River.

Then on to circle over the iconic Mitchell River Falls with ample opportunity to capture a perfect photograph.

After our 2 hour flight we return to Drysdale River Station.

Book directly with Drysdale River Station (08 9161 4326).

Prices vary with number of guests booking, as follows:   Cost (min 2 and max 6):

  • 4+ pax: $480 pp
  • 3 pax:    $640 pp
  • 2 pax:    $960 pp

D2  Trek Mitchell Falls:                                                                                Flight (direct) / 4WD / Hike / Heli – DAY TOUR

This tour is designed for visitors who are primarily interested in experiencing the Mitchell Falls.
Departs Drysdale River Station in the early morning for the 40 minute direct flight to Mitchell Plateau airfield and 4WD transfer the start of the Punamii-unpuu Hiking Trail.

First stop on the 4.5km walk is the picturesque Little Merten Falls with its refreshing rock pools and stunning gallery of Gwion Gwion artwork immediately below.
Next destination is Big Merten Falls and its awesome vista to the gorge beyond. The Mitchell River crossing is a great place for a swim before finding the perfect rock ledge to enjoy your picnic lunch with the majestic Mitchell Falls in full view.
After ample time to explore we head for the Falls helicopter base to board our heli taxi back to the campground, including a loop around the Falls.

The 30 minute 4WD journey brings us back to the airfield. Another 35 minute flight brings back to Drysdale Station.

Book directly with Drysdale River Station (08 9161 4326).

Prices vary with number of guests booking, as follows:   Cost (min 2 and max 6):

  • 4+ pax: $960 pp
  • 3 pax: $1,250 pp
  • 2 pax: $1,870 pp

Plese read attached NOTES if interested in the tour.

D3   Discover Mitchell Falls:                                                                       Flight (coastal scenic) / 4WD / Hike / Heli / Stay / Dine

This tour is the ultimate combination of luxury and adventure.

We depart Drysdale Stn in the early morning for the 1½ hr coastal scenic flight to Mitchell Plateau (as per D1). Enroute we view Mt Hann, Prince Regent River, Mt Trafalgar, Prince Frederick Harbour, and orbit over the magnificent Mitchell River Falls. Arriving at the Mitchell Plateau airfield  we take a 4WD transfer to the start of the Punamii-unpuu Hiking Trail and informative guided walk to the Falls with snacks and drinks provided at picturesque rest stops along the trail.

Explore the Mitchell Falls rock pools and enjoy a packed picnic lunch.  Take an exhilarating helicopter flight back to the Base. Your guide will then transfer you to the spectacular Mitchell Falls Wilderness Lodge, for a swim or relaxation at Camp Creek, dinner and luxury tented accommodation overnight.

After breakfast on day 2, transfer to Mitchell Plateau airfield for the 35 minute return flight to Drysdale River Station

Book directly with Drysdale River Station (08 9161 4326).

Price is based on a luxury twin share cabin with ensuite:  $1,940 pp

Drysdale Station – Air Tours 2019 – SCENIC FLIGHTS Quick Reference

Send an email to Drysdale River Station or call on  (08 9161 4326).

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