Esperance is an absolute haven for sea, sun, and adventure lovers, nestled on the south coast of Western Australia about 8 hours drive from Perth. The town is surrounded by untouched beaches, bushland and an abundance of national parks such as Cape Le Grand National Park, the many trails and coastal walks of which are a big drawcard for the nature lovers. Another natural highlight is the nearby string of 105 islands known as the Recherche Archipelago, a breathtaking seascape that has seen Esperance affectionately titled the 'Bay of Isles'. One of these islands, Middle Island, even cradles its very own bubblegum pink salt lake, Lake Hillier. Contrasting the striking blue waters and green bushland, it is a truly astonishing view to witness by air. From island cruises to diving, surfing, fishing charters and scenic flights, Esperance has something to offer every vibe. If you're looking for something a little different but equally as impressive, check out the Esperance Stonehenge - the only full-size replica of the original, totalling 137 stones of Esperance Pink Granite.
As you take off from the iconic waterfront helipad, you will immediately appreciate the spectacular views of the coastal town of Esperance. The flight will orbit Esperance taking in Woody Lake, Windabout Lakes, Lake Warden and Pink Lake.
As you fly back towards the coast you will see the pristine waters of the Southern Ocean and Recherche Archipelago before returning to the Esperance foreshore.
Discover the iconic pink lake of Middle Island from above on this once-in-a-lifetime helicopter adventure. As you depart from the helipad in Esperance Bay and track towards Cape Le Grand National Park you can see the impressive chain of granite peaks including Mount Le Grand and Frenchman Peak. You will be in awe of the sheer size of these impressive natural rock formations. Admire the rugged coastlines of Cape Le Grand and Cape Arid National Parks before tracking toward Lake Hillier (pink lake). As you approach Middle Island you will orbit over Lake Hillier and land on a natural rock platform where you will join a guided walk. Learn about Black Jack Anderson, Australia’s only recorded male pirate! Walk right up to the edge of the pink water, offering a unique experience to discover the lake from both above and at ground level. Your return journey to
Esperance takes you over many of the islands that make up the Archipelago Of The Recherche and past Lucky Bay, Thistle Cove and Hellfire Bay.
Discover the stunning scenery of the Esperance Region during this 80-minute Scenic Flight over one of the Australia's most beautiful coastline. You will fly over the snow-white beaches of Cape Le Grand National Park and the surreal pink colored Lake Hillier, located on the Middle Island. You will also see unique lake systems, home to almost 200 individual Pink and Rainbow Lakes, Woody Island, Frenchman Peak, Lucky Bay, Duke of Orleans, Cape Arid, Wharton Beach, and beautiful turquoise waters that make the Esperance region so spectacular. From June to October, there is even a chance to spot a migrating whales.
Departing the iconic helipad in Esperance Bay, you will fly towards Cape Le Grand National Park, the most visited national park in Esperance, and as you fly past locations including Frenchman Peak, Lucky Bay and Hellfire Bay you will clearly see why!
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