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“Exciting flight over the rainforest”

Strahan Seaplanes and Helicopters
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Reviewed March 29, 2013

This was a new experience for me as I hadn't been in a seaplane before. We took off from Strahan & flew across Macquarie Harbour with fantastic views of the harbour, the islands & beautiful Ocean Beach. Then followed amazing views of the winding Gordon River & the endless- seeming impenetrable forest, saved from being dammed in the 1980s, a triumph of people-power!
When we were well inland we finally flew lower right between the trees to land on the river in a wonderful peaceful spot near a short path to a beautiful waterfall. Taking off was equally exciting, we rode on the water for a short space before lifting into the air. An unforgettable experience.

Thank Alison W
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Reviewed February 16, 2013

We didn't have time for the boat - but this was the best way to see the wilderness - landing on the Gordon River - AMAZING. Beautiful waterfall deep in the wilderness - a great experience.
My suggestion - miss the boat - do this. Ben was a great pilot - young gun and alot of fun.

1  Thank sonja b
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

Take off from Strahan Harbour, out over Hells Gates, Sarah Island and the fish farms then up over the Franklin wilderness area to land on the gordon river. Simply amazing - we did the flight afer the cruise and it was such an awesome experience. It is well worth the price. Thanks Ben.

Thank njh55
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

What a great experience. Fantastic views of the western wilderness and landing on the Gordon river was awesome. From booking our flight with Geoff to our pilot Ben we had a great time. It may look expensive but personally I have rarely spent money so wisely

Thank Barbara S
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Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

Great experience fantastic tour and information during the flight, can be little bumpy so not sure if you eat before of after the journey, but I would recomend this trip

Thank Varikia
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