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Blue Mountains 4WD Eco-Tour and Helicopter Ride

Blue Mountains 4WD Eco-Tour and Helicopter Ride

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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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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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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Sydney Harbour Whale Watching Sightseeing Tour via Helicopter and Sailing Yacht

Sydney Harbour Whale Watching Sightseeing Tour via Helicopter and Sailing Yacht

Enjoy a stunning day out in Sydney cruising the harbor on a luxury yacht and charter helicopter as you discover the eastern seaboard of Australia and witness the Australian Southern Right and Humpback whales migratory journey first hand.

This is a whale watching experience like no other, an absolute once in a lifetime experience sure to leave you speechless! To ensure the best engagement with this extraordinary giants, you will travel from both above and sea level, providing you with the best views possible.

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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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Private Tour: Sydney Helicopter Flight and Sydney Harbour Lunch

Private Tour: Sydney Helicopter Flight and Sydney Harbour Lunch

Take to the skies for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You and your special someone will fly over spectacular Sydney Harbour by private helicopter, followed by lunch at Wolfies at Circular Quay, located on the edge of Sydney Harbour. From overhead on your private Sydney helicopter flight and from your harborside lunch table, you'll have uninterrupted views of the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney's spectacular skyline.

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Intense Aerobatic Experience in the Open Canopy Red Baron Pitts Special

Intense Aerobatic Experience in the Open Canopy Red Baron Pitts Special

Once airborne you’ll head west towards the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. Over St Mary’s- in the designated training area- you’ll climb to 3500ft-4000ft. You’ll start with some basic manoeuvres- like loops, barrel rolls, wingovers and hammer head turns- to get the feel of things. Your pilot may also treat you to some inverted flight- flying upside down- and to a hesitation roll- a four-point roll where you pause and fly straight ahead at each quarter turn! Your pilot will explain each manoeuvre as you go through it.

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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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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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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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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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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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U-FLY Aerobatic and Sydney Scenic Experience

U-FLY Aerobatic and Sydney Scenic Experience

Experience the magic of pure three-dimensional aerobatic flight! Learn to turn, climb, descend loop and roll with the best views of Sydney under the guidance and safety of one of our highly-trained and qualified instructors.

Taking off from Bankstown Airport you will head over the northern suburbs of Sydney, learning to climb, turn and descend. When you reach Palm Beach you will learn how to LOOP & ROLL over the northern beaches of beautiful Sydney!

No prior flying experience is required! Depending upon the weather conditions, you may be able to fly the aircraft all the way from take-off to landing.

On the way home, you have the opportunity to see what the Robin 2160i aerobatic trainer is really capable of, with your instructor demonstrating the aerobatic capability of the Robin with speeds up to 325km/h and G forces up to +6G’s!

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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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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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