Highlights - Yarra Valley Helicopter Tour to Oakridge Wines
Welcome to Oakridge Wines, an award-winning winery nestled in the heart of the Yarra Valley, known for its commitment to producing exceptional cool-climate wines. Your Helicopter Winery Tour with us takes you on an unforgettable journey, culminating in a VIP landing at the doorstep of Oakridge Wines' renowned restaurant.
Oakridge Wines boasts a rich history of winemaking excellence, with a focus on crafting wines that reflect the unique terroir of the Yarra Valley. As you touch down in style, you'll be greeted by the lush vineyards and breathtaking surroundings that define this iconic winery.
Upon arrival, indulge in a sumptuous 4-course lunch at the Oakridge Wines restaurant, where culinary expertise meets the finest local produce. Each dish is thoughtfully curated to complement the exceptional wines produced on-site, creating a harmonious dining experience that tantalizes the taste buds.
As you savor each course, you'll have the opportunity to pair your meal with a selection of Oakridge's signature wines (at additional cost), expertly chosen to enhance the flavors and elevate your dining experience. The restaurant, with its contemporary design and panoramic views of the vineyards, provides the perfect backdrop for a leisurely and luxurious meal.
Our Helicopter Winery Tour to Oakridge Wines is not just a journey; it's an immersion into the world of premium wines, gourmet cuisine, and unmatched elegance. Join us for an unparalleled adventure that combines the thrill of a helicopter ride with the sophistication of Oakridge Wines and its exceptional restaurant. Book your experience today and let the fusion of high-flying excitement and gastronomic delight take your wine tour to new heights.
More information: www.oakridgewines.com.au
Here are some ideas to make this flight extra special:
- Popping that question: Looking for ideas to propose? Use this experience as a spectacular excuse. We recommend going on one knee after landing at Oakridge before lunch. Give your pilot the heads-up and they might be able to assist with your plan.
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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- 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 5 years.
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Frequesntly Asked Questions
What is a helicopter ride like?
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.
Can I bring a camera or smartphone on the flight?
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.
How far in advance should I book my helicopter ride?
It's a good idea to book your helicopter ride in advance, especially during peak seasons, to secure your preferred date and time.
Can I book a private helicopter ride?
Yes, most of our flights are private tours. It will tell you clearly in the what's included section.
What is our cancellation policy?
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.
Can kids go flying?
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.
Are there any weight limitations?
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.
How long before my departure time should I arrive?
Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled tour departure time.
What weather conditions will prevent my flight from departing?
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.
What should I wear?
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.
Should I take anti-motion sickness tablets?
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!