Explore Australia by air in your own private plane or helicopter. Discover Australia's most remote and untrodden reaches. 

Exclusively crafted journeys for the sophisticated traveller. Visit our sister company Crooked Compass by Air to learn more about curating your own bespoke journey by air.

What we offer:

- Exclusive tailor made journeys by private aircraft

- Mystery flights

- Remote proposals and weddings

- Air safaris for special events or occasions


Private Plane or Helicopter - The Choice Is Yours

Travel Australia by private plane or helicopter with Crooked Compass’ new sister company, Crooked Compass by Air. Fully customisable itineraries offer the sophisticated traveller the opportunity to explore Australia’s most remote and untrodden reaches by private aircraft.

A selection of eight “Signature Curated Journeys” can be viewed here. Sample itineraries include Kimberley & Top End, Groote & Tiwi Islands and Tempting Tasmania. Itineraries can be booked as is, or be modified for an exclusive and personalised journey.

Australia by Air, our flagship itinerary, is a 32-day luxury journey circumnavigating the country by private aircraft, exploring the most high-end and remote lodges, homesteads and station stays. Paired with exclusive experiences and behind-the-scenes encounters, this is the ultimate Australian bucket-list holiday. The itinerary can be tailored to meet personal style, pace and budget. View our sample itinerary.

Mystery flights are available for the adventurous and spontaneous traveller. Departing from all major airports and select regional airports, the journey includes a private aircraft to a mystery destination and at least one exclusive dining and local touring experience specifically related to the region. One or two-day packages start from $1,700AUD per person for intrastate travel, or from $3,500AUD per person for interstate journeys.

Proposal and wedding packages are also available. Pop the question on a scenic flight, or elope at a remote destination, such as a private island or secluded winery.

Crooked Compass by Air travellers choose their aircraft to meet their style of travel, level of comfort and the type of air experience they are seeking. Take your pick from a fixed wing aircraft, helicopter, sea-plane or high speed luxury jet. View our sample fleet here.

Head to Crooked Compass by Air for more details.

What's Included

As each journey is tailored specifically for you, the inclusions will vary from journey to journey. As a minimum, the below inclusions will be covered:

  • Private pilot and pilot’s away allowances
  • Aviation fuel charges, landing fees
  • All currently applicable taxes, fuel and maintenance, air navigation and airport charges, handling
  • Passenger insurances


  • Meals and beverages not mentioned above
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Expenditure of a personal nature such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, tipping etc
  • Fuel price surcharges