Tasair are the most experienced operators of flights to Melaleuca (Bathurst Harbour) and have been providing this service for 45 years.
Once your flight has departed Hobart International Airport you can enjoy the very personal service and commentary from our experienced pilots as you fly over the stunning scenery.
Our Pilots have undertaken comprehensive training and evaluation for this service to ensure they exceed the standards required to operate into this remote area.
Tasair have a proven record of reliability and safety operating single engine aircraft on this service for 45 years. Our current fleet of Cessna aircraft have been chosen due to their lighter weight, manoeuvrability, sturdy construction and excellent power to weight performance.
For the hardcore bushwalker we can offer the absolute wilderness of Moores Valley, prices on request.
Flights for bushwalkers are available to Melaleuca (Bathurst Harbour) at the following prices:
One way: $205.00 per person
Return: $390.00 per person
NB: There is a minimum of two passengers at these prices.
All efforts are made to combine parties. If one passenger does not wish to combine, or cannot do so, then payment for two passengers is required.
Detailed information on walking the South Coast and Port Davey tracks in Tasmania's remote Southwest National Park can be found here. Additional information for bushwalkers can be found further down this page...
All bookings for bushwalking through our Hobart Office. Flight confirmation is advised at least 24 hours prior to travel.
Tasair Office - Hobart - 7 days a week
See also: Contact Us
Can be carried by use of several aircraft
Tasair has no scheduled flights and departs according to booking at your preferred time.
Weather can delay flights, but Tasair will make every effort to minimise delays and reschedule your flight if necessary.
Tasair accepts credit cards, cash or cheque.
Flown in on request. These need to be delivered to Tasair at least two weeks prior to your walk, to allow us to combine them with other loads.
Cost: $4.40 per kilogram
Packing of Supplies
At Melaleuca they are left in a shed near the airstrip.
Confirmation of Delivery
Please telephone Tasair before your walk to ensure that your supplies have been delivered (both to Tasair and your destination).
Parks and Wildlife Services Tasmania requires that you pay a fee and have a pass before entering a National Park (ie before flying to Melaleuca). Park Passes are available from Tasair's Hobart office for $30.
Packs are included in all flight costs (maximum 20kg per person).
Please note, no fuel can be carried on Tasair aircraft. Gas canisters are prohibited as they are classified as a dangerous good.
Fuel and gas can be purchased at the Tasair office and collected at Melaleuca at the following prices:
Bus transport to and from Cockle Creek is available by request, and provided by Tassie Link.