Palmerville Station can be accessed by airplane or helicopter. 

B Y   A I R P L A N E

By Airplane, arrival to the Palmerville Airstrip (ALA) YPVI is via a 15-20 min flight via Cairns Airport. 

Aircraft that land are Cessna Caravan, King Air or other charter aircraft. 

All flights to Palmerville Station Air Strip YPVI must be arranged in advance to ensure the strip prepared and cleared of Livestock.

Please note: Palmerville Station is approximately 1500 square kilometres in size, and therefore distances on the station can take several hours to reach locations around the station by vehicle. 

The airstrip located closest to the Farm Homestead on the Western Boundary of Palmerville Station and is a 50 minute drive to the Camp Grounds. 

The airstrip is a 10 minute drive to the exclusive Homestead Experience.



YouTube Palmerville Airstrip

Palmerville Airstrip YPVI ALA

GSL Aviation Services - Cairns

Cairns Airport Base
83 Royal Flying Doctor St,
Cairns QLD 4870,
Office: +61 (0)7 40359497



B Y   H E L I C O P T E R

Palmerville Station has multiple landing areas available for viewing cultural art work (through one of the authorised tours booked directly with the operators), fishing locations, the Cannibal Creek Camp Grounds, Dogleg Creek Camp Area (no facilities at Dogleg Creek, Camping only).

A helicopter journey from Cairns, providing sweeping aerial views of the 180 million year old Daintree Rainforest and the rugged terrain that surrounds of Cape York and Palmerville Station.



The owners and operators of Palmerville Station choose to use 

Nautalis Aviation located in Cairns and Port Douglas.

Nautilus Aviation - Private Charter - Link

Cairns Bases

Pier Heliport – Marina Point, 2 Pier Point Rd,
Cairns City QLD 4870


General Aviation Heliport – Hangar 7 Bush Pilots Avenue, General Aviation
Aeroglen QLD 4870

Office: +61 (0)7 4034 9000

Nautilus Aviation - Private Charter - Link

Port Douglas Base

Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort,
Port Douglas Road QLD 4877

Office: +61 (0)7 4034 9000

Nautilus Aviation - Private Charter - Link

HeliFish Tourism Services

For HeliFish Tourism Services Telephone: +1800 88 FISH (3474)



CMC Helicopter Services located in Mareeba.

Cloncurry Helicopter Services - Private Charter - Link

Office +61 (07) 4742 1410
Robinson R44 Private Charter Transfers  

Helicopter charter is arranged directly with Nautalis Aviation or CMC Helicopter Services at an additional cost (subject to weather, pilot and aircraft availability):

(2 passengers – weight & luggage restrictions apply)

(up to 6 passengers – weight & luggage restrictions apply)

Private helicopter charters ex Townsville, Port Douglas, Daintree or other nearby destinations can be arranged directly with Nautalis Aviation.