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Fleet Adventures

Fleet Adventures
L39 Jet VH-FIS
T6 Texan
Fleet Adventures
Fleet Adventures

Fleet Adventures

Shand Drive, Armidale, New South Wales 2350

(02) 6772 2348

mail@fleethelicopters.com.au

www.fleetadventures.com.au

Fleet Adventures offer Scenic Flights, Helicopter Adventures & Warbird Adventure Flights. Their unique scenic flights and adventures take place over the spectacular Oxley Wild Rivers Gorges. These include the Gorge Discovery, Flight of the Ten Gorges & the Wilderness Picnic Adventure. Fleet Warbirds offers Warbird Adventure Flights in either a Boeing Stearman, T6 Texan or the exhilarating L39 Albatross Jet over the same spectacular gorge country. If you want to spice things up, aerobatics are also offered in these awesome flying machines, so you'll feel the 'G' forces just like the wartime pilots did back in the day. People from all walks of life are now able to experience some of the deepest gorges and least known terrain in Australia.

Tours

A great introduction to gorge flying, this trip includes Dangars Waterfall and Gorge, Gara Gorge, Mushroom Rock and the Blue Hole with a view over Armidale - Australia's highest city. Duration: Approximately 30 minutes.

Facilities

  • Carpark
  • Family Friendly
  • Non Smoking
  • Public Toilet
  • Half Day or Less
  • Air
  • Small Group Tour
  • Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Take the opportunity to pilot a helicopter yourself. Your skilled instructors will provide you with a thorough pre-flight briefing and then get you up and have you hands-on flying the aircraft within 30 minutes - an experience like no other! Gift vouchers available.

Facilities

  • Carpark
  • Public Toilet
  • Half Day or Less
  • Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

The pilots favourite flight through some of the most spectacular and rugged gorges in Australia. This tour includes Dangars Gorge and waterfall, Gara Gorge and cataracts, Blue Hole, Armidale city, Metz Gorge, Bakers Creek Gorge, Hillgrove Mine, Wollomombi Gorge and falls (the highest in New South Wales), Chandler and Mihi Falls and the Macleay River Gorge. This tour lasts approximately 60 minutes.

Facilities

  • Carpark
  • Public Toilet
  • Birdwatching
  • Half Day or Less
  • Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Millions of years of erosion created the gorges and waterfalls of the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park and they provide a million dollar view for intrepid aviators. The nostalgia and romance of the open cockpit Stearman Biplane adds a new dimension to the experience transporting you back to the golden era of aviation in the 1930s. The Stearman provided basic training for thousands of military pilots before and during WW2 and is universally loved for its robust nature and docile handling. If desired Aerobatics are offered as part of your adventure. All manoeuvres demonstrated are positive 'G' including loops, barrel rolls, and various other aerobatic manoeuvres.

Facilities

  • Carpark
  • Public Toilet
  • Customised
  • Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

One of the most encompassing gorge experiences on offer, this flight combines stunning canyon flying and a landing deep into the heart of gorge country. You will leave from the Armidale airport, fly over Armidale city and down into the rugged and untouched world of the Macleay River valley and Oxley Wild Rivers National Park Wilderness area. Land at a secluded spot beside the river and enjoy a picnic lunch and maybe a dip in the river. Your flight back to civilisation will take you back up the Macleay River valley into the stunning Gara Gorge and back home to Armidale. This tour lasts approximately two to three hours (one and a half hours flight time).

Facilities

  • Carpark
  • Public Toilet
  • Half Day or Less
  • Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Experience the pristine gorges and waterfalls of the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park from the view point of a World War II (WWII) trainee fighter pilot. The gorges have been carved out by erosion over millions of years providing a spectacular viewing experience made even more special when combined with the sensation of being part of wartime history. The T6 has a sliding canopy for protection from the elements and a high seating position providing an excellent viewing platform. Naturally this aircraft is highly suited to aerobatics and the noise, power, and layout of the aircraft provide a very authentic WWII fighter pilot experience. If desired all aerobatic manoeuvres demonstrated are positive 'G' including loops, barrel rolls, aileron rolls, and various other aerobatic manoeuvres.

Facilities

  • Carpark
  • Public Toilet
  • Customised
  • Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Enjoy a 100 per cent hassle free experience where everything is organised for you. Food, fishing licences, and all your camping and fishing gear. Step out of the helicopter, pick up a rod and cast your cares away. Depart Armidale Airport for a stunning flight over the Wild Rivers Gorge network. West Kunderang is a 20,000 acre working cattle property owned by the McRae family. The area is surrounded by the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park and offers numerous wilderness streams and gorges. The only access is by helicopter or by four wheel drive through locked gates. Its location makes this the ideal base for discovering some of the best natural bass water available. The best fishing is November to April.

Facilities

  • Carpark
  • Public Toilet
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Extended
  • Full Day
  • Half Day or Less
  • Customised
  • Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours
  • Nature and wildlife
  • Adventure and Outdoors Tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours
  • Cultural and Theme Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Designed and built in Czechoslavakia, the L39 is a 'Cold War' era advanced jet trainer with some versions produced as light attack aircraft. Exported to many countries, including the Soviet Union, it remains in service with some countries to this day. With nearly 3800 pounds of thrust pushing you skyward, your pilot will take you through thrilling aerobatic manoeuvres including loops, barrel rolls, aileron rolls, vertical rolls, and more!

Facilities

  • Carpark
  • Public Toilet
  • Customised
  • Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours
  • Sightseeing Tours
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the New England High Country region and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders – past, present and emerging – and acknowledge the important role Indigenous Peoples continue to play within the New England High Country community.