Gulf of Carpentaria Aerial Safari

Join us for this 7 day workshop as we fly over the network of rivers, estuaries, creeks, mudflats and wetlands of the Gulf of Carpentaria. This remote area in tropical Queensland offers some of the best opportunities in Australia to see this unique landscape. The wildlife is abundant with a range of marsupials, birds, frogs and reptiles regularly sighted across the expanse of wetlands.


Join Scott Portelli, award-winning wildlife, nature and aerial photographer for this 7 day workshop. Scott has photographed Australian landscapes extensively from the air and will be on hand to help you get the best results.


$9,750 per person

Deposit $1000 (Non Refundable)


  • 13th – 19th May (3 Spaces available)


  • 7 days, 6 nights


  • Max 3 people


  • Day 1: Arrive Burketown and transfer to accommodation, camera set-up session
  • Day 2: Morning scenic flight (1), afternoon lecture
  • Day 3: Morning scenic flight (2), afternoon lecture
  • Day 4: Excursion/Boat Trip
  • Day 5: Morning scenic flight(3), Afternoon Editing
  • Day 6: Morning scenic flight(4), Afternoon Editing
  • Day 7: Depart Burketown


Burketown, Queensland

Start: Burketown
Finish: Burketown


  • Twin-share / private rooms

What to bring (full checklist will be sent prior to the trip)

  • Equipment – Camera, tripod, camera harness or straps for plane
  • Clothing – warm clothes, wind proof, gloves, neck buff, beanie, hat, sunglasses, earplugs or headset



  • Transfers to/from Burketown Airport
  • 6 nights accommodation
  • All meals
  • 4 scenic flights
  • 1 x Boat excursion
  • 2 x 4WD excursions


  • International & domestic flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic beverages

Contact Us if you’d like to join this adventure.

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