Red Baron Seaplanes Townsville

This movie star is gracing the skies above beautiful Townsville and Magnetic Island in North Queensland. The historical Grumman Sea-Cat starred in the movie 'The Phantom' and is now being cast in a new adventure. It's the only two passenger, open cockpit bi-plane on floats in the world. Billy Zane flew in it, Catherine Zeta-Jones flew in it, now it's your turn to fly in the Red Baron Seaplane for an experience of a lifetime.

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Shop 5, Breakwater Marina, Mariners Drive, Townsville, 4810


Flight 1: Townsville Panoramic

Taking off on the waters adjacent to the Strand, you will see the vibrant Port and the Townsville CBD and follow the Ross River up towards James Cook University. Admire the impressive Mount Stuart before flying past Townsville International airport, back around the monolithic Castle Hill. If you’re up for it, ask the pilot for some Adrenaline pumping manoeuvres. Complete the journey with a breath taking low level pass at 50ft in front of the Strand before landing.

Max 2 passengers per flight (combined weight of passengers not to exceed 180kg). Flight Time (takeoff to landing) 15mins. Allow approx 40min for the whole experience

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Flight 2: Magnetic Island Eco Tour

This flight circumnavigates beautiful Magnetic Island. You will see Rocky granite headlands, blanketed with Hoop Pine trees leading down to the 23 bays and beaches that make Magnetic Island truly extraordinary. From the open cockpit Red Baron Seaplane view coral reefs, the inaccessible five beach bay and an abundance of marine life (Whales Aug-Oct). Red Baron Seaplanes is an eco-friendly aviation business that embraces the concept of minimal environmental impact while at the same time providing a unique experience for our customers Price includes Great Barrier Reef Marine Park environmental management charges.

Max 2 passengers per flight (combined weight of passengers not to exceed 180kg). Flight Time (takeoff to landing) 20mins. Allow approx 45min for the whole experience

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Flight 3: Magnetic Island Eco Tour (Departing from Horseshoe Bay - Magnetic Island, April-January)

Departing from Horseshoe Bay – Magnetic Island this flight circumnavigates beautiful Magnetic Island. You will see Rocky granite headlands, blanketed with Hoop Pine trees leading down to the 23 bays and beaches that make Magnetic Island truly extraordinary. From the open cockpit Red Baron Seaplane view coral reefs, the inaccessible five beach bay and an abundance of marine life (Whales Aug-Oct). Red Baron Seaplanes is an eco-friendly aviation business that embraces the concept of minimal environmental impact while at the same time providing a unique experience for our customers Price includes Great Barrier Reef Marine Park environmental management charges.

Max 2 passengers per flight (combined weight of passengers not to exceed 180kg). Flight Time (takeoff to landing) 20mins. Allow approx 45min for the whole experience

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Frequently Asked Questions

Where do we meet for our flight? The map above shows the location of our office. Shop 5 Breakwater Marina Mariners Drive Townsville.

Will it be cold during our flight? The Temperature in the air might be slightly cooler however extra jackets are usually not required, especially in summer.

Can I bring my own camera? Yes you can, however we prefer small compact cameras with a lanyard not large SLRs. We also have a camera in the plane taking photos, you have the options of purchasing these after the flight.

Can I bring a friend with me on my flight? Yes our plane takes 2 passengers, combined weight not to exceed 180kg, and the price for the flight is the same for one or two passengers.

Does the Magnetic Island flight go over Townsville? No, the Magnetic Island flight circumnavigates the island however you will get a great view of the Townsville CBD and Castle Hill as you return to land on the water in front of the Strand.

Can I buy my friend a gift voucher? Yes Gift Vouchers are available for all flights just click on the Gift Voucher tab, follow the steps and give us a call.

Is there a weight restriction? Yes for 2 passengers the max combined weight not to exceed 180kg. Individual max weight not to exceed 125kg.

I want to see something different to your advertised flights can I do a custom flight? We have done all sorts including special wedding proposal flights. Feel free to give us a call to arrange a custom flight.