Head to the skies and see the beauty of Western Australia from onboard a scenic flight. From the golden sandy coast to vibrant red cliffs, this state is bursting with natural wonders. On one hand you have pristine beaches with crystal clear water and on the other is sparse desert and true Australian outback. The diverse but stunning landscape of Western Australia can be fully appreciated from a bird’s eye view, so jump onboard a joy flight and explore one of Australia’s most beautiful regions.
Here are our top five scenic flight experiences -
The Bungle Bungles
One of the most fascinating areas of Western Australia is the Bungle Bungles. These famous rock formations are nicknamed the beehives due to their unique black and orange stripes and cylindrical shape. Clearly visible from the air, the world heritage listed Bungle Bungles are a magnificent sight to behold. Choose to extend your flight and tour through Lake Kununurra, Lake Argyle and Diversion Dam.
A scenic flight over the city of Perth is the perfect way to see all the sights in one hit. From the prominent WACA Oval to the Swan River snaking through the city centre, you’ll see all the city’s main attractions. Tour over the spectacular beaches along the Sunset Coast and keep your eye out for whales dotted in the water during the migrating season. Continue your flight through to the relaxed seaside town Cervantes, where you can soar over the Pinnacle Desert and see firsthand its unusual sand formations.
The picturesque scenery of Margaret River can be truly appreciated from the heights of a scenic flight. Tour over this remarkable region, famous for its award winning wineries and impressive beaches, and you’ll experience breathtaking beauty. With a backdrop of rolling hills and lush rainforest, the colours of this land will magically divide the unique areas of Margaret River, providing impressive views.
Right at the top of the Dampier Peninsula in the Kimberley region is Cape Leveque. Hidden from the world, this remote oasis remains a pristine beach surrounded by golden red cliffs. The beauty of the surrounds combined with its tranquillity makes for an idyllic escape. Most scenic flights will also linger at the Horizontal Waterfalls along the way. Marvel at this natural phenomenon with rushing white water squeezing its way through the narrow cliff passages.
Tour over to the sparkling waters of Rottnest Island, with its coral fringed beaches making for magnificent views from above. Many joy flights to Rottnest Island will allow you to hop off at the island and enjoy spending time exploring on foot before the return flight home. Snorkel in the clear waters close to the shore and spot the abundant marine life including dolphins, sea lions or even humpback whales.