Meletos & Stones of the Yarra Valley

Regular price $740.00

Lunch Option

Helicopter Ride to Meletos & The Stones of the Yarra Valley - Yarra Valley's Best Winery Lunch

ūüēô¬† DURATION:¬†4¬†hour experience
ūüöĀ¬† FLIGHT TIME:¬†25¬†mins each way
ūüćĹÔłŹ ¬†DINING TIME: 2 hours with lunch included

ūüĎ©ūüŹĽ‚Äćūüíľ¬† PASSENGERS:¬†Up to 3
ūüéĀ ¬†GIFT VOUCHERS: Available

Overview - Winery Lunch at Meletos or The Stones of the Yarra Valley Restaurant

The Stones of the Yarra Valley winery is rated one of the best wineries and restaurants in the Yarra Valley and is a short 25 minute helicopter ride from Melbourne. With a rich history in the Yarra Valley dating back to the 1800s, the Stones of the Yarra Valley farmhouses were once used as sleeping quarters for stable hands but have since been transformed into one of the best winery lunch experiences in the the Yarra Valley.

With¬†uninterrupted views of the Yarra Valley, the¬†Stones of the Yarra Valley winery¬†offers¬†multiple unique¬†restaurant experiences.¬†The Barn¬†‚ÄĒ a beautiful tuscan-inspired restaurant ‚ÄĒ¬†and¬†The Stables at Stones¬†farmhouse¬†‚ÄĒ¬†an intimate wedding venue and restaurant ‚ÄĒ both offering¬†seasonal restaurant menus matched wines from Yarra Valley's best wineries and superb degustation options.

Right next door and set against the backdrop of apple orchards and aged oak trees is the extremely popular Meletos restaurant (also known as Meletos Café). With an equally outstanding reputation for fresh seasonal dishes, curated wines and flawless service, bookings for Meletos are as highly sought after as their restaurant menu, especially on weekends.

When arriving by helicopter from Melbourne your flight lands directly at Meletos winery, just a few steps away from the rear entrance to Meletos restaurant.

After your private landing, you'll be seated at your table for a delicious three course lunch menu with rich seafood, meat, vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options, along with a glass of wine (we'd recommend a No.7 Healesville blend) or beer (brewed on-site at the Meletos Brewhouse).

If you prefer to be a little more spontaneous, Meletos also offers walk-in options for the Meletos Garden, a beautiful outdoor restaurant with bar and rotisserie, and the Meletos Brewhouse, a boutique brewery and restaurant with a delicious food menu and fine ales on tap.

With so many restaurant and wine options, Melotos winery and The Stones of the Yarra Valley restaurant make the perfect romantic getaway to the Yarra Valley from Melbourne by helicopter.

Itinerary - Melbourne to Meletos & The Stones of Yarra Valley by Helicopter

  • Depart from Helipad at Essendon Airport
  • Fly over the Yarra Valley
  • Private landing¬†at¬†Meletos Winery or The¬†Stones of Yarra Valley
  • A delicious¬†three course lunch menu with glass of wine or¬†beer (included)
  • Two¬†hours to enjoy your lunch,¬†wines¬†and stroll¬†around the vineyard
  • Return to¬†Helipad at Essendon Airport

Looking to purchase¬†this flight¬†as a Gift Voucher? ūüéĀ

Rotor One - Melbourne City Scenic Flight - Gift Voucher

A winery lunch at Meletos by helicopter is a unique and exciting gift that's perfect for an upcoming birthday or anniversary. Gift Vouchers can be purchased for up to 3 people and sent either online or as a physical gift card in the mail.

Purchase a Gift Voucher for a Winey Lunch at Meletos.

Customer Reviews

Based on 80 reviews
James (Victoria, Australia)

Our flight was so awesome and Ed our pilot was amazing! Highly recommend for a wonderful adventure!

Jessie G. (Victoria, Australia)
Beers, Burgers & Gin - Great Trip!

What a great day from start to finish and a way to kick off 2022!
With so many Heli winery trips out there i was waiting to find one that was a little more relaxed and different so was thrilled to see the Brewery, Burgers & Gin tour! From the moment i contacted Rotor One to ask some questions and book, their customer service and communication was great, friendly and always helpful which made the decision to spend this money a lot easier knowing we would be in great hands. Each venue looked after us well and our pilot made sure personally that our day was running smoothly. Definitely felt like VIP's for the day with Rotor One as well as all the other venues we visits.
Our pilot Ed was awesome! Went above and beyond all day to ensure we had a great trip. He was very friendly and easy to get along with. He is a great pilot, the flight was so smooth and flawless. Ed was attentive and knowledgeable and able to point out a lot of sights along our flight. He is a pure natural and helps make the experience what it is.
You will not be disappointed, It was a day to remember!

Mark Hibbert (Victoria, Australia)
Helicopter Tour

We have just had the bay tour, just over an hour flying past the city and completely around the bay, what an experience. I would highly recommend Melbourne Heli for their professional approach, very clear and friendly instructions at the start and made us both feel very comfortable during the entire flight, amazing experience.

Farid Rezaie (Victoria, Australia)
Farid & Mobi wedding anniversary gift

This flight experience was a gift of our wedding anniversary. It was a great decision and wow, what an amazing experience.
The pilot was very kind and gave us plenty of time for photos, we are very happy with our photos, thanks to the pilot (Ed) for the couple photos and for a smooth and stress free flight experience. We would do it again in the future.
Flight experience itself looks short when you are up in the sky so defiantly would recommend at least half an hour flight.

Eleanor (Victoria, Australia)
Sunrise flight with doors off

For a first time flier, Ed was super friendly and really put me at ease. He was thorough in his explanations and made sure to let me know in advance if there were any sharp turns. We had such a magical time and the views were amazing! It was so much fun and we got to see so many iconic Melbourne landmarks. Would definitely recommend and could see myself doing this again! Thanks Ed!

Grace (Victoria, Australia)
Unforgettable moment ;)

Thank you so much for having us ūüĎĮ‚Äć‚ôÄÔłŹūüöĀ
We had such an incredible moment…
Thank you Ed for being very kind and welcoming
Hope to see you again so soon

When should I arrive?

For a relaxed experience, please arrive 10 minutes before your booking begins. 

What should I wear?

You're welcome to wear any clothing that is appropriate to the weather.

Where are you located?

Rotor One is located at Hangar 7 (Melbourne Heli) at Essendon Airport (Click for directions) and off-street parking is available.

Why do I need to provide my weight?

We use this to calculate the weight and balance of the helicopter prior to flight. If you have any guests weighing over 120kg or a combined passenger weight of more than 240kg, please contact us prior to booking.

Do I need to be vaccinated to fly?

Yes, we require all guests to show proof of their Covid vaccinations upon arrival.

Can I use my camera or phone during flight?

Yes, we encourage you to take as many photos and videos on the ground, and in the air, as possible.

Can bad weather prevent us from flying?

Yes, adverse weather conditions such as low cloud, fog, heavy rain or high winds may require your flight to be delayed or rescheduled. If this is the case, your pilot will call you at least 2 hours prior to your flight.

What is your cancellation policy?

Please see our cancellation policy for more information.

Are there age restrictions for children?

We  only recommend flights for children over 4 years of age and every child must occupy their own seat and pay the full seat price.

Can I fly if I'm pregnant?

Yes, and we recommend flying prior to your third trimester.

Can I fly if I'm in a wheelchair?

Yes, our hangar is wheelchair-accessible and we warmly welcome passengers with special needs. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Contact us anytime on (03) 7065 1888 or if you'd like to make changes to your booking or have any questions.

Can I reschedule my flights?

Yes, up to 48 hours before your departure time and on up to 3 occasions. Within 48 hours of your flight we make binding commitments to ensure your Pilot and Helicopter are reserved for you on the day.

What happens if I cannot fly to due COVID-19?

If you're unable to fly with us due to a Covid lockdown or restriction, you can choose to reschedule your flight or receive a full refund.

What happens if the helicopter cannot fly due to bad weather?

Our team will call you up to 2 hours before your departure to reschedule your flight or provide a full refund.

Can I get a refund on my Gift Voucher?

Yes, within one month of purchase and as long as the Gift Voucher hasn't been used.

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