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- A 20-min scenic plane flight over the Outback mining town of Mt Isa
- Marvel at the sheer scale of the Mount Isa mines from the air, & spot crocs in Lake Moondarra
- Departs from the meeting point at Gate 7, Mount Isa Airport, Barkly Hwy, Mount Isa
What to Expect
Visiting Mount Isa? Why not treat yourself to the best views in town with a scenic flight over this Outback centre.
Meet your pilot at Gate 7 at the Mt Isa Airport – you'll find it next to the Marker Aviation hangar on the General Aviation apron. Your pilot will then escort you to the aircraft for your flight.
Shortly after takeoff, you will fly over Mount Isa to view the township and take in the grand scale of the main Mount Isa Mines (MIM) operation, which extracts copper, lead, zinc and silver from the earth. It really is a sight to behold.
From there, you'll venture north to the George Fisher mine, which is one of the largest zinc, lead, and silver mines in the world. Then, continue further on to see if you can spot any freshwater crocodiles from overhead Lake Moondarra. While this is an artificial lake, it's a popular destination for both tourists and locals, with picturesque scenery, water sports, and excellent barramundi fishing.
Looking back towards the township and taking in some amazing terrain, you'll then fly back for a smooth landing. Each flight takes around 20 min.
Where we Visit:
- Mt Isa
- Mt Isa Mines
- George Fisher mine
- Lake Moondarra
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