You have seen the central Pilbara by road, now see it by helicopter - its majestic ancient mountains, the contrasts of colours in the morning and the afternoons. The drapes of red rock and gouged valleys in the mountains, lying silently for anyone to see.
Compasswest Helicopters is located just outside of the Tom Price, Western Australia in the hub of the Pilbara iron ore belt.
WA's 2nd highest mountain (4050ft) Mt Meharry (4110ft).
$350pp @ 2 people / $250 pp @ 3 people
40 minutes return. Landing not permitted.
A: Dignam Gorge, Dales Gorge and Fortescue Falls in one orbit at 2000ft agl. DPAW zoning. Can descend to 500 ft agl outside these zones, return.
B: Fly abeam Joffre Gorge, Weano Gorge (DPAW restrictions) and then descend down into Wittenoom Gorge, orbit the iconic Wittenoom Gorge mine and the Wittenoom ghost town, return.
$1300 @70 minutes return
Note: DPAW height restrictions are: 2000ft AGL and 300 metres horizontal.
45 minutes duration
$380 pp @ min 2 people | $270 pp @ 3 people