Slingair & Heliwork WA

Location: Kununurra Airport

The Kimberley. So remote, so immense, so rugged.
It challenges you to discover it, but it guards its secrets well. Unless … you take to the AIR!

Hours: 8am to 5pm - seven days



Slingair & Heliwork WA are tourism aviation companies based in the East Kimberley region of far north Western Australia. The East Kimberley is famous for awe inspiring scenery – amazing mountain ranges, deep gorges and canyons, huge rivers and breath taking coastlines.

Our head office is in Kununurra - the gateway to the East Kimberley and is a tropical town with some 6000 residents. Kununurra is only 42km from the Northern Territory border and services tens of thousands of tourist each year with the peak season being from May – October.

The multi-award winning Slingair Heliwork WA are your air specialists when it comes to discovering the Kimberley by air. With scenic air tours, charters, air safaris, spectacular helicopter flights and ground touring options, we can show you the best the Kimberley has to offer.

Imagine going from the amazing rugged countryside of the outback to the awesome pristine beaches of the Kimberley coastline. Encounter the Bungle Bungle and its amazing beehive shaped domes, the majestic Ord River – home to the elusive Barramundi, Australia s largest freshwater lake – Lake Argyle, the worlds largest supplier of diamonds – the Argyle Diamond Mine, remote and unique Aboriginal art galleries or take in the cascading waterfalls at the Mitchell Plateau.

With a fleet of over 50 aircraft. no matter where you want to go in the Kimberley – we have the ability to get you there.

With the growing popularity of the East Kimberley region as a tourist destination over the past 19 years, we have continually developed our fleet, tours, staff and the extent of the remote bases to keep offering spectacular tours over this breathtaking countryside. In the peak tourist season, we employ approximately 90 staff.

Our award winning companies have been operating since 1984 and we concentrate on tours that can take you to the most remote areas of this magnificent Kimberley region. The last frontier!

Lose yourself in the unique beauty of the Kimberley with Slingair Heliwork WA.


At Slingair Heliwork WA our proven track record with awards is achieved through a firm commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.

The company is proud to have achieved the status of an Accredited Tourism Business in January 1998. The Tourism Council Australia has certified that we have successfully completed the documentation and procedures required to satisfy the National Tourism Accreditation Programme. This solidifies the companys commitment to the tourism industry.

Slingair Heliwork WA are members of the Best of the Kimberley Group.

2003 W.A. Major Tour and Transport Operator
2003 Kimberley Tourism Awards Aviation Category
2003 Finalist My business awards - Best Small Business Category
2001 Kerry Slingsby, Managing Director, Slingair & Heliwork WA received a Certificate of Recognition for being presented with the Premiers Award to Legends in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry.
2001 Admitted into the Tourism Hall of Fame
2001 W.A. Major Tour and Transport Operator
2000 Kerry Slingsby, Managing Director, Winner of Sir David Brand Medal
2000 W.A. Major Tour and Transport Operator
1999 Admitted into the Tourism Hall of Fame
1999 W.A. Major Tour and Transport Operator
1999 Sir David Brand Award for Tourism
1998 W.A. Major Tour and Transport Operator
1998 Sir David Brand Award for Tourism
1997 Kimberley Tourism Awards Aviation Category
1997 W.A. Major Tour and Transport Operator
1996 W.A. Significant Tour and Transport Operator
1996 Sir David Brand Award for Tourism

Cancellation Policy

SCENIC TOURS - Cancellation Policy
24 hours notice - NON-REFUNDABLE 25 hours to 7 days - 20% FEE WILL BE CHARGED OR DEPOSIT WAIVED 8 to 30 days 10% fee charged. Over 30 days and a full refund is issued. We recommend that Travel Insurance be taken out to cover the above. Flight departure is subject to availability and appropriate weather conditions.

Cancellations less than one month prior to arrival will incur a loss of deposit held. Cancellations less than two weeks prior will incur total loss of full payment. We recommend that travel insurance be taken out to cover the above. No refunds are available for cancellations or amendments after the holiday has commenced or in respect to any tours accommodation meals or any other service not utilized. To cover yourself fully for cancellation loss of deposits baggage and medical emergencies we recommend private travel insurance for your holiday.