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Melbourne Skyline Private Helicopter Ride

Melbourne Skyline Private Helicopter Ride

What's included

  • 18 minute Private Helicopter Ride
  • Carbon Neutral
  • Experienced pilots and flight commentary
  • Guaranteed window seat for every passenger
  • Plenty of photo opportunities
  • Flights depart Essendon Airport (20 mins from CBD)

Ready for an epic adventure in Melbourne? Hop aboard our thrilling helicopter ride and let's take your Melbourne experience to the next level! We'll show you the city's coolest spots from high in the sky – from the iconic Yarra River to the MCG and the stunning St Kilda beach. Whether it's a special date, a bucket list item, or just a spur-of-the-moment adventure, our Melbourne helicopter rides are all about good times and great views. Don't miss out – book your seat now and let's get this high-flying party started! Read more..

Book your flight now $490 AUD, per group (up to 3)



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    Highlights - Best view of Melbourne's Landmarks & Tourist Attractions

    Welcome to the ultimate Melbourne adventure! If you've ever dreamed of experiencing Melbourne from a breathtaking perspective, our 20-minute Melbourne skyline helicopter ride is the perfect way to turn that dream into reality. This exhilarating journey offers a unique opportunity to witness the city's iconic landmarks, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture from a bird's-eye view.

    Before you embark on this incredible journey, we'll guide you through some safety precautions you should be aware of. Rest assured, our experienced pilots and state-of-the-art helicopters prioritize your safety above all else.

    The moment you've been waiting for has arrived! Learn what it's like to take off into the skies and feel the adrenaline rush as you ascend above Melbourne's bustling streets. We'll describe the exhilaration of the lift-off and how quickly the cityscape unfolds beneath you.

    During your journey, you'll have the privilege of witnessing Melbourne's most iconic landmarks like never before. You'll have an incredible view of all the landmarks such as the Eureka Tower, Federation Square, and the Royal Botanic Gardens. You'll also be treated to stunning views of Port Phillip Bay and the Yarra River.

    For photography enthusiasts, this helicopter ride is a dream come true. We'll point you towards the most stunning shots of the Melbourne skyline, ensuring you leave with unforgettable memories and Instagram-worthy pictures.

    As your adventure comes to an end, we'll describe the thrilling descent back to solid ground. You'll feel the rush as you return to the helipad, where you'll have the chance to reflect on the awe-inspiring sights you've just witnessed.

    We'll conclude by highlighting the lasting memories you'll take away from your Melbourne skyline helicopter ride. Whether it's a romantic date, a family adventure, or a solo exploration, this experience will leave an indelible mark on your heart.

    In this comprehensive guide, we've tried to paint a vivid picture of what you can expect during your Melbourne skyline helicopter ride. From the moment you take off to the breathtaking views of the city's iconic landmarks, this adventure promises to be an experience you'll cherish for a lifetime. Don't miss this opportunity to see Melbourne from a new perspective—book your helicopter ride today and embark on a journey you'll never forget.

    What will you see?

    Flemington Racecourse
    Docklands and the Melbourne harbour
    Yarra River
    Melbourne 108 and Eureka Tower
    Australian F1 Grand Prix Track around Albert Park Lake
    St Kilda Pier and beach
    Shrine of Remembrance
    Royal Botanic Gardens
    Melbourne Park (known for the Australian Open)
    Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
    Melbourne Zoo



    Why Choose this Helicopter experience?

    Stunning Views: Melbourne's beauty is on full display from our helicopters. Take in panoramic views of the city's skyline, coastline, and natural landscapes. It's a breathtaking perspective you can only get from the sky, and Eco Flight ensures you see it at its best.

    Eco-Friendly Adventure: At Eco Flight, we prioritize sustainability. We operate 100% carbon neutral by carbon capture and offsetting of all our flights to ensure your adventure over Melbourne is as eco-friendly as it is exhilarating.

    Expert Pilots: Our experienced pilots are not just skilled aviators but also passionate about Melbourne. They'll provide engaging commentary, pointing out hidden gems and sharing local insights, making your flight informative and entertaining.

    Safety First: Your safety is our top priority. We are a CASA certified part 133 Air Transport operator, all equipment is well-maintained, and our staff undergo rigorous training. Relax and enjoy your ride with complete peace of mind.

    Customized Experiences: We offer a range of customizable flight options, whether it's a romantic date, a family adventure, or a corporate event. Contact us to tailor your flight to your preferences, and we'll make sure it's an experience to remember.

    Choose Eco Flight for a helicopter ride around Melbourne, and you'll not only enjoy an unforgettable experience but also contribute to a greener, more sustainable future.



    Gift ideas

    Here are some ideas to make this flight extra special:

    • Kids Co-pilot: Let the Birthday Bean have the front seat. Our pilots are always keen to show them the ropes. (Not recommended for kids under 3)
    • Popping that question: Looking for ideas to propose? Use the flight as a spectacular excuse. We recommend going on one knee before or after the flight. Give your pilot the heads-up and they might be able to assist with your plan.


    Meeting Point

    Our hangar and passenger lounge is at Hangar 81, 30 Bristol Street Essendon Fields. There is plenty of parking in close proximity. Find hangar 81 to the left of the big Bombardier hangar on Bristol Street, it has 81 written on the front of the building. At the hanger follow the pathway on the left side of the building to the far end. Enter the door to your right to find our passenger lounge and your pilot will be waiting there for you.


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    Important information

    • This tour is subject to weather and might need to be rescheduled due to low cloud or thunderstorms.
    • Not suitable for people over 136kg (300lbs) due to aircraft limitations.
    • Maximum weight of the combined group is 270kg.
    • Not suitable for children under 3 years.


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    Melbourne Skyline Private Doors-On Flight incl. Albert Park Lake & MCG
    DOORS OFF Melbourne Skyline Private DOORS OFF Photo Experience Flight
    Extended Melbourne Skyline Extended Flight incl. Brighton Beach Boxes


    Frequesntly Asked Questions

    A helicopter ride is a thrilling and unique experience. You'll enjoy breathtaking aerial views, smooth flying, and a chance to see landscapes from a new perspective.
    Yes, you can bring cameras and smartphones. Our helicopters have large windows for great photos. Just make sure your device is secure during the flight.
    It's a good idea to book your helicopter ride in advance, especially during peak seasons, to secure your preferred date and time.
    Yes, most of our flights are private tours. It will tell you clearly in the what's included section.
    We reserve the right to cancel or postpone any flight due to weather, safety or operational necessity. Safety is our primary concern and no compromise will be made to safety standards. In the event of a cancellation from our side a full refund will be given.

    The following charges apply to cancellations by clients:
    More than 48 hours notice: Nil charge
    Within 48 hours and 24 hours notice: 50% charge of full fare
    Less than 24 hours notice or “No Show”: 100% charge of full fare

    Tours cancelled with less than 24 hours notice affect other booked flights and don’t allow enough time to resell the cancelled flight. If you need to change your reservation please provide us 48 hours notice prior to your tour time and we will be happy to accommodate you.
    There are technically no restrictions for children and infants of all ages. However we do recommend some minimum ages for our tours. From experience we know kids under 3 don't get as much out of a tour as older kids.

    Infants up to the age of 2 years will have to sit on the lap of an adult with a separate restraining belt, or in a approved child seat. Only 1 infant is allowed per flight. Children over 2 must occupy their own seat. Let us know at the time of your booking when you're planning to travel with an infant.
    Yes, the maximum weight for any passenger is 136kg/300lbs including any luggage due to aircraft limitations. And generally the limit for a group is 270kg combined.
    Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled tour departure time.
    Low cloud, high winds and thunderstorm will generally prevent your flight from departing. Safety is our primary concern and no compromise will be made to safety standards. Obviously we will try our best to reschedule your flight or provide a full refund. Eco Flight will not be liable for any additional expense or inconvenience arising from any delay or cancellation of our service.
    Wear whatever is comfortable for you. Just be mindful of the weather at your destination. If you are going to take pictures, darker colors are better because it reduces the chance of reflections in your photos.
    If you are prone to motion sickness then I would suggest taking something before you fly. Our helicopters do provide a smooth ride and most people do great!
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