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Red Baron Seaplanes

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Red Baron Seaplanes has been operating scenic flights out of Townsville for 10 years where it is a major tourist icon.

 

Early in 2016 Red Baron Seaplanes was purchased by a Western Australian owner, resulting in the aircraft spreading its wings to grace the skies of Perth.

 

The Red Baron will now spend six months of the year in Perth and six months in Townsville. In 2016 Perth operations will run until 30th May with Townsville operations kicking off in June.

(Please contact us for exact dates of operation. Please note that these dates will change slightly year on year dependant on weather conditions and bookings.)

Townsville Flights

TOWNSVILLE SCENIC FLIGHT

 

Location (meeting point): 

Red Baron Seaplane Office

Shop 1, Breakwater Marina, Mariners Drive, Townsville, 4810

 

Duration: Allow 30 minutes

Flight time: 15 minutes

 

Cost: POA

Maximum 2 passengers (must not exceed a combined weight of 180kg)

Taking off on the waters adjacent to the Strand, you will see the vibrant Port and the Townsville CBD and follow the Ross River up towards James Cook University. Admire the impressive Mount Stuart before flying past Townsville International airport, back around the monolithic Castle Hill. If you’re up for it, ask the pilot for some adrenaline pumping manoeuvres. Complete the journey with a breath taking low level pass at 50ft in front of the Strand before landing.

MAGNETIC ISLAND SCENIC FLIGHT

 

Duration: Allow 45 minutes

Flight time: 25 minutes

 

Cost: POA

Maximum 2 passengers (must not exceed a combine weight of 180kg)

This flight circumnavigates beautiful Magnetic Island. You will see Rocky granite headlands, blanketed with Hoop Pine trees leading down to the 23 bays and beaches that make Magnetic Island truly extraordinary. From the open cockpit Red Baron Seaplane view coral reefs, the inaccessible five beach bay and an abundance of marine life (Whales Aug-Oct). Red Baron Seaplanes is an eco-friendly aviation business that embraces the concept of minimal environmental impact while at the same time providing a unique experience for our customers Price includes Great Barrier Reef Marine Park environmental management charges.

Perth Flights

 
 
 

PERTH SCENIC FLIGHT

 

Duration: Allow 45 minutes

Flight time: 15 minutes

 

Cost: POA (minimum of 2 persons)

          Maximum 2 passengers (must not exceed a combined weight of 180kg)

Location (meeting point): 

Red Baron Seaplane Office

Jetty 4, Barrack Street Jetty, Perth 6000

 

 

Our Premium Scenic Flight is for those looking to experience our beautiful city and surrounds, including Fremantle and our pristine beaches, for the ultimate Perth panoramic.

 

Taking off from the Swan River in front of Elizabeth Quay, you will see vibrant Perth CBD from a new angle. Following the Swan River all the way out to where it meets the ocean at Fremantle to where you have the chance to ask our pilot for some adrenalin pumping manoeuvres if your up for it. On the way back fly over stunning Kings Park before landing right back on the waters directly in front of the CBD.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When does the Red Baron operate in Perth and when does it operate in Townsville?
 
Perth 2016
24th March - 22nd May
Friday, Saturday & Sunday weekly as well as public holidays  
 
Townsville 2016
Returning in June
 
Please note: The above dates may change due to seasonal conditions and will change year on year.
What are Red Baron Seaplanes Terms & Conditions?
 

Red Baron Seaplanes are subject to the following conditions:

 

  • Flights can only be sold per flight not per seat/passenger

  • Weight restrictions prevent us from taking two passengers that exceed a combined weight of 180kg. Individual maximum passenegr weight must not exceed 125kg.

  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult

  • Children under the age of 7 are not permitted to fly

  • Due to limited landings per day all tour bookings must be paid for in full to secure booking

  • Red Baron Seaplanes reserves the right to alter the tour specifications if operationally required for safety reasons
 
What is Red Baron Seaplanes Cancellation Policy?
 

No refund will apply to passengers cancelling within 48 hours of the tour departure. We reserve the right to cancel or change any tour due to unforeseen circumstances that may effect the safety of our passengers. Cancellation of seats and refunds on compassionate grounds will be at the discretion of Red Baron Seaplanes Management.

Can I purchase Red Baron flights as a gift?
 

Yes, all flights can be purchased as gift vouchers and are valid for 12 months from purchase date. Please contact us on 1300 554 026 to purchase your gift voucher now. 

Will it be cold during our flight? 

 

The Temperature in the air might be slightly cooler however extra jackets are usually not required, especially in summer.

Is there a weight restriction?

 

Yes. Combined maximum weight of 2 passenegrs not to exceed 180kg. Individual maximum weight not to exceed 125kg.

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