Melbourne Helicopter Rides

Turn your next occasion into an extraordinary experience with a helicopter ride.

Over 527+ people rate our helicopter rides 5/5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

"What an incredible experience! Our trip out to Zonzo Estate was amazing. The most perfect day that we will never forget!"

Samantha's Customer Review for Winery Helicopter Tours in Melbourne
Samantha N.

"Steve our pilot was extremely friendly and caring. Ensured safety and allowed time for pictures to be taken of us.

Shell's Customer Review for Melbourne Helicopter Rides
Shell H.

"The day trip of a lifetime. Thank you so much to Ed, our knowledgeable and kind pilot. You made this day one we'll never forget."

Lis's Customer Review for Helicopter Flights in Melbourne
Lis R.

"Our pilot Ed was professional, communication with the company was great and our trip couldn’t have been better. We will be back."

Luke's Customer Review for Winery Helicopter Tours to Melbourne
Luke K.

"We had an amazing time and made great family memories on our Heli ride. The experience was fun and safe. Thanks for an unforgettable morning."

Karen's Customer Review for Helicopter Rides for Kids Melbourne
Karen, Matthew & Ollie

"Booked my staff for a flight plus winery lunch in the Yarra Valley. They had an amazing day and loved every part if it."

Ben's Customer Review for Helicopter Rides Melbourne
Ben, Olivia & Henry

"Our very first helicopter flight was just amazing. Thank you for making my partners 30th birthday present an unforgettable experience."

Belinda's Customer Review for Helicopter Rides for Couples in Melbourne
Belinda & Steven

Planning that special event or finding that perfect gift is hard.

We make it easy with personalised helicopter rides.

We've designed these flights exclusively for couples, families and groups.

Every flight includes awe-inspiring views of Melbourne and your destination.

But it's our team of amazing Pilots and their personal touch that will make your flight a memorable experience.

Whether you're suprising your partner on their birthday, or organising a group tour for friends or family.

There is simply no greater gift than the magic of a helicopter ride.

And they'll be talking about their special day for years to come.

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You want it to be special.

And you want them to know you care.

Choose with confidence from our curated selection of pre-approved helicopter tours.

We've meticulously selected the most stunning scenic routes and unique destinations outside Melbourne.

Fly away to the Yarra Valley, Mornington Peninsula, Phillip Island, and Great Ocean Road.

Enjoy a captivating mix of spectacular landscapes and unique dining experiences you won't find anywhere else.

Our flights are private and depart from our private hangar at Essendon Airport.

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Still not sure which joy flight they'll love most?

You can’t go wrong with Melbourne's most recommended helicopter rides.

Backed by over 527+ five star reviews from couples, families and groups just like you.

Experience what it's like to land at a winery in a helicopter (we've been told it's the "coolest experience of my life!!")

Tour to the remarkables 12 Apostles in just over an hour from Melbourne.

Or watch Melbourne come to life as you float over the CBD in a luxury helicopter.

Whichever adventure you choose, lifelong memories are guaranteed.

Choose your helicopter ride now 👇

Looking to fly to a special location?

We can arrange a private helicopter charter to a custom destination of your choice.

Still wondering where you should fly?

Read our expert guides to helicopters rides in Melbourne.

We break down all the different types of helicopter flights available.

Compare the best scenic heliciopter tours that fly around Melbourne city.

Or see our detailed breakdown of the top-rated wineries and breweries outside Melbourne.

We've even included a handful of winter-only specials available only this time of year.

And if you still can't decide, we're just a phone call away on +61 3 7065 1888.

Read our expert helicopter flight guides👇

Top 9 Wineries to Visit by Helicopter

There are many amazing helicopter wine tours and we'll help you decide which winery you should fly to and why.

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6 Best Scenic Helicopter Flights

Find out which Melbourne Helicopter Ride delivers the best views of the CBD, Beach Boxes, Mornington Peninsula & the iconic 12 Apostles.

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Best Winter Helicopter Rides Melbourne

3 Amazing Winter Helicopter Trips

The best way to spend a cold winter's day by helicopter? Warm up in hot springs in the morning and enjoy a picnic in the snow in the afternoon.

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Rotor One

We're the #1 Rated Helicopter Company in Melbourne specialising in scenic flightswine tours and private helicopter charter.

See Melbourne's famous landmarks on a 30 minute helicopter ride, enjoy a magical scenic flight to Phillip Island or explore the natural wonders of the 12 Apostles by helicopter from Melbourne.

Fly to Yarra Valley by helicopter for a wine tour at Hubert Estate, or take a helicopter to Mornington Peninsula for a beer tasting at St Andrews Beach Brewery.

Melbourne Helicopters Rides — Frequently Asked Questions

A helicopter ride should be at the top of your list of things to do in Melbourne! They offer breath-taking views of tourist attractions and landmarks like St Kilda Pier, Luna Park, Brighton Beach Boxes, the Formula 1 Track at Albert Park, Federation Square in Melbourne CBD, the Shrine of Remembrance, Royal Botanic Gardens, Rod Laver Arena and the MCG. 

A 30 minute helicopter scenic flight over Melbourne's City and Beaches flies over Melbourne CBD, St Kilda, Luna Park and Brighton beach bathing boxes. Half day helicopter rides from Melbourne to Yarra Valley and Bellarine Peninsula with a winery lunch for two. Day trips with helicopter rides from Melbourne to the 12 Apostles and Great Ocean Road, Melbourne to Penisnsula Hot Springs on the Mornington Peninsula, Melbourne to Phillip Island and Melbourne to Bright for Heli-Mountain Biking.

A scenic flight over Melbourne is the ultimate way to experience the best tourist attractions and landmarks in Melbourne, Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula from the air. Scenic flights from Essendon Airport and Moorabbin Airport fly over Melbourne CBD, St Kilda, Albert Park, Port Phillip Bay, Yarra Valley, Great Ocean Road, 12 Apostles and Mount Buller.

Scenic helicopter tours over Melbourne CBD for 20 minutes cost $299 per person, tours over Melbourne City and Beaches cost $349 per person. Flights from Melbourne to Yarra Valley for a wine tour and lunch start from $990 per person. Day trips from Melbourne to Phillip Island, Melbourne to 12 Apostles and Great Ocean Road start at $2,490 per person.

Helicopter flights are one of the most exciting things to do in Melbourne! Experience Melbourne’s tourist attractions from above with incredible views over Melbourne City, Port Phillip Bay and popular landmarks. Helicopter flights are the perfect gift idea that can be purchased as gift vouchers for couples and special occasions and ranked one of the best tourist activities and best things to do in Melbourne.

Helicopter services include scenic flights, wine tours, charter flights, day spa trips and golf tours. For the extra adventurous, go heli-surfing, heli-mountain biking and fly to a super bike track days by helicopter from Melbourne.

Helicopters fly from Essendon Airport, Moorabbin Airport and the city helipad in Southbank. Essendon Airport is 15 minutes from the city and the best location for Melbourne scenic flights as you have the Melbourne City skyline in view the moment you step out onto the tarmac. Moorabbin Airport is 45 minutes from the city and has the second busiest airspace in Australia due to extensive flight training. Flights and helicopter services from the city helipad are more expensive as they’re operated by larger helicopters for charter of VIP, crown casino and corporate passengers. Rotor One operates flights from Essendon Airport and can also depart from and arrive at smaller airports including Lilydale, Coldstream, Barwon Heads, Torquay, Apollo Bay and others.

Helicopters landing in Melbourne usually land at Essendon Airport, Moorabbin Airport or the City Helipad at Southbank. Rotor One operates flights from Essendon Airport and can land at wineries in the Yarra Valley & Bellarine Peninsula, as well as regional airports, licensed airstrips and on private property with the owner’s permission.

Hourly rates for helicopter rental and helicopter hire Melbourne vary based on the size and number of passengers. 4 seat helicopters for private charter cost upwards of $1,500 per hour with a pilot. Larger 5 seat and 7 seat helicopters cost upwards of $2,500 per hour due to higher operating costs and insurance. For the best price find a helicopter tour company with 4 seater helicopters for private charter.

Helicopters are a safer mode of transport than cars and the safest form of transport in General Aviation according to a study by TPG. Helicopters are subject to strict service intervals every 50 hours, inspected daily prior to any flight duties and have the benefit of being able to land anywhere and at any time in the event of an emergency. 

Floating through the air in a helicopter is a unique feeling unlike anything you’ve experienced before! Helicopter rides can seem scary if you haven’t flown before but this is a completely natural feeling for some people. The best thing to do is focus on the amazing experience you’re about to have and after a few minutes in the air you’ll be focussed on enjoying the spectacular views of Melbourne.

Absolutely and many people who fly in helicopters have a fear of heights but feel the experience is very different to standing on a mountain or tall building. Speaking to your Pilot to go through your flight plan and safety briefing will help ease any nerves knowing what you can expect and Pilots are very willing to adjust the flight to make you feel comfortable at all times.

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Rotor One - Melbourne Helicopter Rides

Hangar 7, Wirraway Rd
Essendon Fields VIC 3041

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