Chinta Air - Kangaroo Island Scenic Flights

Explore Kangaroo Island from the air with a scenic flight

from
$195 per person

For the first time, explore Kangaroo Island from the air. Chinta Air is a air charter company in South Australia that operates scenic flights of the Island that range from 30 minutes around Kingscote and Emu Bay, to a flight around the whole island in 90 minutes. 

Highlights include seeing the fantastic coastline from the air, and viewing the National Parks from above. Scenic flights depart from Kangaroo Island (Kingscote) Airport with a minimum of two people and a maximum of 4 people. Every passenger gets a window seat, and a headset to hear the pilots’ commentary in flight.  

Chinta Air are licensed by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, and licensed to operate within National Parks. They also operate scenic flights out of Rawnsley Park Station in the Flinders Ranges over Wilpena Pound.

Chinta Air were awarded a bronze medal in the Tour & Transport Operators (less than 15 employees) category at the 2016 SATIC Tourism Awards. Chinta Air were a finalist in the 2017 awards.

Activity Duration Operates Departs

Scenic Flights

30 minutes to 90 minutes 

Daily on request, subject to availability. Bookings essential.

Flights do not operate 1st May to 30th September 2018 and Christmas Day.

Kingscote Airport, Arronmore Road, Cygnet River

Important Information:

  • Passengers must check in at Kingscote Airport 30 minutes prior to departure and will be weighed before boarding.
  • ​Flights will operate from Kangaroo Island (Kingscote) Airport, during daylight hours only. 
  • Flights operate in accordance with the DEWNR Fly Neighbourly guidelines, which specify a minimum height, and areas to avoid, along various sections of the coastline.
  • Flights depart from Kingscote with a minimum of 2 passengers and a maximum of 4 passengers.
  • Chinta Air reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule flights due to weather, or for any operational reason. 
  • Chinta Air reserved the right to amend flight paths due to weather, or for any operational reason.
  • Pilots: Chinta Air employ pilots that are trained to the highest standards.  All hold an Australian Commercial Pilot Licence, a Class One Medical Certificate, and are trained specifically on Chinta Air aircraft. Each pilot is tested regularly on their skills to ensure they are current and confident. Our pilots are happy to act as tour guides, and point out scenic highlights along the way.

Activity Options

Activity Price (AU$)  

Kingscote - 30 minute scenic flight

Emu Bay, Point Marsden, Kingscote & American River 

$195/Per Person
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Dudley Peninsula - 45 minute scenic flight

Emu Bay, Point Marsden, Kingscote & American River, Pelican Lagoon, Cape Willoughby & Penneshaw

$275/Per Person 
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Western Kangaroo Island - 1 hour scenic flight

D’Estrees Bay, Cape Gantheaume, Vivonne Bay, Remarkable Rocks, Cape Du Couedic, Ravine Des Casoars,
Cape Borda, Western River Cove, Stokes Bay & Emu Bay

$375/Per Person
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Whole Kangaroo Island - 1.5 hours scenic flight

American River, Pelican Lagoon , Cape Willoughby, Penneshaw, D’Estrees Bay, Vivonne Bay, Cape Gantheaume,
Remarkable Rocks, Cape Du Couedic, Ravine Des Casoars, Cape Borda, Western River Cove, Stokes Bay & Emu Bay

$495/Per Person
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Prices are per person and valid from 20th December 2017 to 31st of March 2018, for other dates please enquire.