Drysdale Station Tours
Kingfisher Tours operates aircraft from Drysdale River Station, each year from May through to early September, offering an extraordinary scenic flight, 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.
Prices vary with number of guests booking, as follows:
- Cost (min 2 and max 6): 2 pax $900 pp / 3 pax $600 pp / 4+ pax $450 pp
D2 Trek Mitchell Falls – Flight (direct) / 4WD / Hike / Heli – DAY TOUR
This tour is designed for visitors who are primarily interested in the Mitchell Falls.
Departs Drysdale at 0900am for the 35 minute direct flight to Mitchell Plateau airfield. 4WD transfer to the National Park
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 next and 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 heli base to board our aerial taxi back to base, including a loop around the Falls.
The 30 minute 4WD journey brings us back to the airfield.
Another 35 minutes in the air we are back on the ground at Drysdale Station.
Book directly with Drysdale River Station (08 9161 4326) or online with Kingfisher.
- Cost (min2 and max 6): 4+ pax: $890pp / 3 pax: $990pp / 2 pax: $1,250pp
D3 Discover Mitchell Falls – Scenic Flight / 4WD / Hike / Heli / Stay
The ultimate Mitchell Falls luxury adventure!
0600: Rendezvous at Drysdale River Station airfield
0630: Depart Drysdale for 1.5hr private aircraft scenic flight to Mitchell Plateau.
Enroute: View Mt Hann, Prince Regent River, Mt Trafalgar, Prince Frederick Harbour, and orbit over the extraordinary Mitchell River Falls.
0800: Land at the natural bauxite topped airfield and be greeted by your experienced KWA hosts and guide before heading out by 4WD and guided walk to the majestic Mitchell Falls..
Picnic lunch at Mitchell Falls
Helicopter flight back to the campground.
Return to the Lodge by 4WD, for dinner and luxury tented accommodation overnight.
0800: After breakfast, transfer to Mitchell Plateau airfield.
0815: Depart Mitchell Plateau for return flight to Drysdale River Station
0900: Land at Drysdale and transfer back to the station.
- Cost (min 2 / max 4 pax) ex Drysdale Stn: $1,880pp
Book directly or online with Kingfisher.