Visit the famous Craig's Hut as featured in The Man from Snowy River movie. This film was based on the legendary Banjo Paterson poem telling the story of a mountain lad who rides out with experienced stockmen in pursuit of a prized colt that had joined the brumbies. Because of his size and that of his pony he is ridiculed, but when the wild bush horses escape to the rugged ranges he and his pony grow in stature.
Follow the Delatite River valley as you climb into Victoria's High Country. During the Craig's Hut Explorer tour Mt Cobbler reveal itself as it dominates the horizon, see if you can spot the Indian's head. Get a bird's-eye view of Razorback Hut - an original mustering hut used by the mountain cattlemen. You land at the famous Craig's Hut and take time to explore, enjoy refreshments and be photographed with this icon of the High Country. On the final leg you fly over the Mt Buller Alpine Resort and Mt Timbertop.
This tour is approximately two hours.
Rates are per person, twin share. A third person is an additional $120. Prices subject to change without notice. Contact operator for more details.
Alpine Helicopter Charter specialises in providing a variety of high quality helicopter scenic tours and charter services in and around Victoria's High Country and Alpine region.
Based at Mansfield in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range, the scenery is stunning from the moment you take-off. Their tours are personal, informative and relaxing yet adventurous as you experience helicopter flight within this magnificent landscape.
Enjoy the thrill of a remote landing at a picturesque location. There is time for a leisurely walk and photos followed by a bottle of quality local wine with cheese and crackers. In the cooler months you may prefer a hot chocolate or cappuccino with muffins which are included in their tours.
They can customise a flight to suit your requirements, which may be anything from enhancing your recreational activities, saving you time or they can arrange a lunch in a great location.
Your helicopter is a Robinson R44 renowned for its safety, excellent performance and smooth flight. It has comfortable seating for three adult passengers plus your pilot. Each passenger has a window seat with exceptional visibility. High quality headsets are worn by all for easy communication and to hear your pilots commentary.
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