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Sydney Harbour Tour by Helicopter

Sydney Harbour Tour by Helicopter

Fly over beautiful Sydney Harbour by helicopter for a bird's-eye view of Sydney. Your expert pilot will provide informative commentary on all the sites as you soar through Sydney skies for approximately 20 minutes. You'll have the best vantage point of Sydney and its sparkling blue harbor, 1,000 feet up in the air during your memorable helicopter flight.

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Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney

Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney

Jonah's is set upon the clifftop overlooking Whale Beach, truly one of Sydney's most spectacular outlooks. Fly over Sydney's famous Northern Beaches, including Manly, Dee Why Newport and on to Palm Beach on the return flight you will soak up the sights of Sydney Harbour.

Perched high on the edge of a cliff, enjoying dramatic views of Whale Beach and the sprawling Pacific Ocean, Jonah's at Palm Beach is one of Australia's most prestigious ocean retreats. Something of a Sydney institution, Jonah's salubrious guest list has included Laurence Olivier, Anthony Hopkins, Mick Jagger and Jerry Hall.

Departing Sydney Harbour late morning your seaplane flight tracks north past Sydney's spectacular northern beaches before touching down in the expansive waterway of Pittwater. Jonah's courtesy vehicle will meet you at the dock and transfer you the short distance to the restaurant.

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Sydney Scenic Flight by Seaplane

Sydney Scenic Flight by Seaplane

See Sydney from the air aboard a historic Sydney seaplane. Enjoy the spectacular views from the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Bondi Beach on a 15 minute scenic seaplane flight. Your flight takes off and lands at Rose Bay on Sydney Harbour, five miles (eight kilometers) from the Sydney city center. You have the option to include lunch at Catalinas, one of Sydney's best harbor side restaurants.

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30-Minute Sydney Harbour and Olympic Park Helicopter Tour

30-Minute Sydney Harbour and Olympic Park Helicopter Tour

Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and The Opera House as well as the famous Olympic Park precinct from the seat of your helicopter. Your flight will start as you depart Bankstown Airport and head North to fly over the magnificent Sydney Olympic Park, home of the 2000 Sydney Olympics. You will then follow the Parramatta River all the way to Sydney Harbour, flying over multi-million dollar mansions along the way. Your flight will take you over the world famous Sydney Harbour Bridge, where you can wave to those doing the bridge climb before reaching Fort Denison. Your professional pilot will then turn your aircraft to offer you unparalleled views of the Harbour Bridge, Opera House and the Sydney CBD Skyline and more. 

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Blue Mountains 4WD Eco-Tour with Helicopter Flights

Blue Mountains 4WD Eco-Tour with Helicopter Flights

This tour to Australia's World Heritage–listed Blue Mountains encompasses all manner of excitement, from a helicopter flight high above the rainforest canopy to a ground tour by 4-wheel-drive vehicle. You'll see the Blue Mountains from top to bottom, passing by sheer cliff faces and exploring the forest floor and caves. Admire rock formations, deep canyons, and the occasional kangaroo in Megalong Valley, and take short walks to complement your experience with an ecologist guide. This 6-hour ecotourism-accredited tour includes lunch, refreshments, and hotel pickup in central Sydney for the ride to the heliport.

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Sydney Beaches Tour by Helicopter

Sydney Beaches Tour by Helicopter

Take a 30-minute tour of Sydney's beaches by helicopter - an exhilarating way to experience this exhilarating city! You'll see Sydney from the best vantage point there is as you fly by helicopter over Sydney's famous beaches and harbor.

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Sydney Northern Beaches Scenic Flight by Seaplane

Sydney Northern Beaches Scenic Flight by Seaplane

Treat yourself to the absolute highlights of Sydney's famous Northern Beaches on this 30-minute seaplane flight. Fly over Sydney's famous Northern Beaches all the way to Palm Beach and then back over Pittwater to Sydney Harbour! On your return witness the magnificent Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House from the air.

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Lunch at Cottage Point Inn by Seaplane from Sydney

Lunch at Cottage Point Inn by Seaplane from Sydney

Catch a Sydney Seaplane and fly to Cottage Point Inn for lunch. Perched on the water's edge in the heart of the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, the award-winning Cottage Point Inn is one of Sydney's best kept secrets. You'll enjoy a leisurely three-course à la carte lunch, featuring exceptional modern Australian cuisine, and travel to and from Sydney by seaplane.

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Hunter Valley Lunch Tour by Helicopter

Hunter Valley Lunch Tour by Helicopter

Indulge in a day of luxury and treat someone special to an amazing wining and dining experience. Fly from Sydney to the famed Hunter Valley by helicopter, with spectacular aerial views of the Sydney Opera House, iconic landmarks and coastline. Enjoy a wine tasting and a three-course gourmet lunch at an award-winning restaurant.

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Sydney Harbour Scenic Flight

Sydney Harbour Scenic Flight

Explore the Sydney in a special designed scenic flight light aircraft!  Experience breathtaking aerial views of Sydney Harbour, the opera house and Sydney city. Some of the landmarks include Manly, Narrabeen beach, the Bahai Temple and Sydney harbour. Duration 60 minutes.

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Blue Mountains Scenic Flight

Blue Mountains Scenic Flight

Discover the Blue Mountains National Park by air on board a scenic flight light aircraft, an experience to be remembered for a lifetime.
You will depart Bankstown airport and track west towards the Blue Mountains. From here, your pilot will fly low level to ensure beautiful aerial views of Warragamba dam and the beautiful Burragorang valley.
Follow lake Warragamba to Katoomba and the iconic Three Sisters rock formation. Circle around for 360 degree views of this stunning natural landscape and take that perfect shot while appreciating the wonders of the national park. On the return trip witness the intriguing sand stone cliffs and the vibrant blue tones of the Megalong valley. Duration 60 minutes.

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Private Helicopter Flight Over Sydney and Beaches for 3 - 20 Minutes

Private Helicopter Flight Over Sydney and Beaches for 3 - 20 Minutes

Discover all of Sydney's famous icons during a thrilling 20 minute helicopter flight. Take off from Mascot Airport and fly over the spectacular Sydney Harbour, experiencing the Harbour Bridge, Opera House, Fort Denison, Watson's Bay, Taronga Zoo and Bondi Beach from above.

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U-Fly Aerobatics Flight Experience

U-Fly Aerobatics Flight Experience

Treat yourself to the ultimate aerobatic flight training experience in Sydney. During this 45-minute lesson, you'll learn how to loop and roll in an aerobatic training aircraft—the Robin 2160i—during a flight with a pilot-instructor over Sydney.

After your orientation and safety briefing you will strap into the aircraft and taxi for takeoff.

Shortly after take-off, your instructor will guide you through climbs, turns and dives on the way to the training area. Once you get to altitude, your instructor will then teach you how to LOOP and ROLL!

No prior flying experience is required! You will learn everything on the day.

On the way home, you will have the opportunity to see what the Robin 2160 aerobatic trainer is really capable of, with your instructor demonstrating the aerobatic capability of the aircraft with speeds up to 325km/h and G forces up to +6G’s!. No previous flying experience is required.

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Extreme Aerobatics Experience in the Extra 330LX

Extreme Aerobatics Experience in the Extra 330LX

Get a taste of the Red Bull Air Race right here in Sydney and experience neck numbing aerobatics at their most extreme in the Red Baron Extra Aircraft Stunt Plane . From the same stable as the Extra 300, a featured aircraft in the Red Bull Air Race (Nicholas Ivanov won the Perth 2007 leg in his Extra 300SR), the Extra Aircraft Stunt Plane has a top speed of 410 km/h, a climb rate of 2000 feet per minute and a staggering roll rate of 360 degrees per second. It is rated to a neck numbing positive 8 G’s and negative 8 G’s!

This flight is not for the faint hearted! You’ll experience G forces of anywhere between +8G and -4G, alternatively being pushed into your seat or pulled hard against your harness. The large bubble canopy will give you unrivaled, uninterrupted views of the the surrounding landscape.

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Sydney Harbour Joy Flight in the Pitts Special

Sydney Harbour Joy Flight in the Pitts Special

You will take off from Bankstown Airport and climb over the outer suburbs of Sydney to reach a cruising altitude of 1500ft. You’ll soar over the sprawling Olympic site at Homebush Bay then circle the north-western suburbs of Hornsby and St Ives. Once granted clearance to Sydney Harbour you’ll tour the city, taking in a bird’s eye view of iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. You can wave at the Prime Minister at Kirribilli, fly higher than the eagles at Taronga Park Zoo and salute the sailors on Garden Island. It’s the best seat in the house for the best view in the world!

This is where you will have the option to experience some mild aerobatics; try a loop and a roll to give you a view of the world from a completely different perspective. This is what the Pitts is made for and your pilot will give you a taste of the G-Forces Baron Manfred Von Richthofen himself may have experienced during air combat.

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