Lake Eyre Helicopters is run by Contract Helis. Lake Eyre Helicopters operates out of Marree on a seasonal basis, usually in the winter months and high demand times when the Lake is in high demand. We have been operating out of Marree for many years. We provide for a wide range of clients, in a wide range of categories from scenic tourists flights for the local market to utility lifting, bushfire and aerial photography and cinematography. Our growing reputation for excellence in customer service and operations are based on a couple of basic principles. First; Safety is paramount in everything we do — from maintaining our helicopters to briefing our passengers. Second; All of our people understand that we are in a service business — friendly, competent and professional customer service is critical to our success. We have a tremendous group of dedicated staff who, beyond their impressive qualifications and experience, understand that going the extra mile for our customers makes the difference between a good operator and a great enterprise. Contract Helis Chief Pilot, Ian Batton, started his career in 1993 and has accumulated thousands of hours of experience flying all over this great land. From fighting Victoria’s bushfires and rescuing stranded sailors in Far North Queensland to surveying power lines in Western Australia. He is a dedicated professional who believes in maintaining a high level of pilot proficiency and safety throughout the company. Our main base is on the tourist island in Victoria at Phillip Island. From there we run Phillip Island Helicopters.