Magic - 90 minutes
Flight 5 - Refer to red on the map
Scenic Flight 5: "Magic” indicated by the red line. This flight takes us out past the township of Denham the flight crosses Freycinet Reach to Useless Loop. As we continue in north-westerly direction you will see the stunning Zuytdorp Cliffs and Steep Point which is the most westerly point of mainland Australia. Further on we fly over Dirk Hartog Island observe turquoise- coloured estuaries and pink lakes. We search the shallow waters and amongst the seagrass beds for marine life that may include turtles, dolphins, dugongs, sharks or manta rays. The flight continues past Surf Point and the western coast of Dirk Hartog Island National Park to historic Cape Inscription, along famous Turtle Bay and to the tip Francois Peron National Park. This flight path allows an excellent opportunity to spot humpback whales and whale sharks in season before crossing to Cape Peron North and Skipjack Point, another area noted for its marine life. Next we cross Francois Peron National Park to the famous Big Lagoon and Cape Lesueur. The flight then deviates over Peron homestead and before returning to Shark Bay Airport.
If you’re lucky you may get a wave from passing humpback whales in season!
$345 Adult • $172.50 Child
- minimum 2 adults or equivalent required for this flight