Noosa Coastal, Everglades & Shark Spotting

Regular price$341.00 per person
An extended helicopter tour that shows you the best aerial views of Noosa Heads, Noosa Everglades, the spectacular Great Sandy National Park and more!

🕔 90 minute Experience
🚁 50 minute Private Flight
📸 Photoshoot included
👩🏻‍💼 From 2 - 3 People
✓ Noosa's #1 Rated Helicopter Company
✓ Weather Guarantee - Reschedule or choose a full refund
✓ Private Flight - The helicopter is reserved just for you
✓ Our flights depart from Noosa Aerodrome

Noosa Coastal & Shark Spotting from Noosa to Double Island Point

Overview — An extended Helicopter Ride over Noosa and the Sunshine Coast with an opportunity to spot sharks!

Rated one of the best things to do in Noosa and also the most popular scenic tour amongst our customers, this extended 50 minute helicopter ride brings together the natural wonders of the sunshine coast, Noosa Everglades and Double Island Point, to take you and your family on an unforgettable helicopter adventure.

This helicopter tour is the best way to get a bird’s eye view of everything Noosa has to offer including Noosaville, Noosa Heads, the Noosa Everglades and the natural beauty of the Great Sandy National Park.

The Great Sandy National Park, known as nature's sculpture in the sand, offers unforgettable view of massive dunes, towering cliffs of coloured sands and pristine beaches including the popular Double Island Point — a scenic headland offering mesmerising views and breathtaking scenery

Less than a minute from Double Island Point by helicopter you will discover a set of four volcanic pinnacles called Wolf Rock. A protected site by the Queensland Government, Wolf Rock is home to Manta Rays, Dolphins, Whales, Turtles and, most exciting of all, Grey Nurse Sharks! If they’re swimming around on the day, they’ll be easily seen as you fly overhead in your helicopter.

What’s Included in your Noosa Helicopter Tour?

  • A 50 minute private helicopter ride over Noosa Heads, Noosa Everglades and the spectacular Great Sandy National Park
  • An aerial view of marine life such as dolphins, manta rays, whales and turtles
  • A private helicopter reserved exclusively for you and your guests (your flight will not be shared)
  • An experienced pilot with a passion for making people smile
  • Amazing photo opportunities of marine life such as dolphins, manta rays, whales and turtles
  • The chance to spot Grey Nurse Sharks swimming in the ocean!

Flight Itinerary for Noosa Helicopter Ride

Your helicopter tour departs from Noosa Aerodrome and flies you over:

  • Noosa Heads
  • Noosa Everglades
  • Mt Tinbeerwah
  • Mt Cooroy
  • Great Sandy National Park
  • Dolphin Point
  • Hells Gate
  • Noosa River Mouth

👉 Looking for a longer flight? See even more on our Noosa to Fraser Island Exclusive Tour.


Your Private Helicopter Experience - 50 Minute Helicopter and Shark Spotting Tour in Noosa: 

Flying over the beautiful sunshine coast and the most iconic landmarks in and around Noosa, this helicopter tour is not to be missed.

Arrive at Noosa Airport to be greeted by our friendly team and relax in our flight lounge over a drink while your pilot walks through your planned helicopter tour from  Noosa to Double Island Point.

Departing Noosa Aerodrome your helicopter will head towards the Sunshine Coast passing by Noosa Heads and the endless beaches within the Great Sandy National Park.

Your extended flight then continues on to the spectacular headland at Double Island Point where you’ll begin to notice an abundance of marine life in the water and have the opportunity to spot a shark or two.. How exciting!

Why people choose Helicopter Rides in Noosa with Rotor One

✅ No-hassle booking policy: Reschedule or cancel up to 48 hours before your flight if your plans change - no questions asked.

✅ Weather guarantee: We'll reschedule your flight free of charge or provide a full refund if your flight is delayed due to the weather.

✅ Private flights: We reserve the entire helicopter just for you.

✅ Photoshoot included: We reserve time before and after your flight to take photos of you in and around the helicopter.

Where are you located?

Rotor One is located at Noosa Aerodrome which is 5 minutes from Noosaville Town Centre. Our address is Lake Weyba Dr, Noosaville QLD 4566 and we have off-street parking at the aerodrome.

When should I arrive?

Please arrive 10 minutes before your booking begins for a relaxed experience.

What is the minimum age requirement for children?

Infants under 2 years of age can fly free of charge on the lap of a parent or guardian. Children aged 2 years and older must occupy their own seat and pay the same standard seat price (we don't offer discounts for children as we make sure they have even more fun than the adults 😁)  

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 contact you at least 2 hours prior to your booking time to reschedule your flight to another day/time or provide a full refund.

Google says there's will be bad weather on the day. Should I reschedule?

There's no need to contact us to reschedule based on a weather forecast as they're often inaccurate, especially in Melbourne! We use live weather data on the day of your flight to determine if flights can be conducted safely. We'll contact you at least 2 hours prior to your flight if bad weather could delay your flight.

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.

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.

What should I wear?

Please bring a pair of sunglasses and you're welcome to wear clothing appropriate to the weather.

Can I bring any luggage?

Handbags, small backpacks or duffel bags weighing less than 10kg and less than 60cm in length can be carried. Its essential all baggage is soft and compact as it must fit in a small baggage compartment under your seat. We're not able to carry any rigid suitcases or airplane carry-on size rolling luggage.

Can I fly if I'm pregnant?

Yes, however 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. Our team will gladly assist in lifting any passengers into the aircraft for their flight.

What is your cancellation policy?

Please see our cancellation policy below for more information.

What safety standards do you have in place?

Please see our flight safety guidelines below for more information.

Contact us anytime on (07) 5222 9933 or if you'd like to make changes to your booking or have any questions.

Can I reschedule my flight?

Yes, up to 72 hours before your departure time and on one occasion. We unfortunately cannot accomodate any reschedule requests with less than 72 hours notice as we make commitments to ensure your Pilot and Helicopter are reserved exclusively for you on the day.

Can I get a refund on my flight if my plans change?

Yes, up to 72 hours before your departure time. Please note there is a 10% cancellation fee for any bookings cancelled at your request.

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 a Gift Voucher I bought for someone?

Gift Vouchers are unfortunately non-refundable and cannot be redeemed for cash. However, vouchers are transferable and their value can be used towards any helicopter experience on Rotor One.

Pre-Flight Safety Briefings

  • Each of our guests receive a pre-flight safety briefing from your Pilot on the planned flight path, what to expect during the flight and how to operate emergency exits.

Qualified & Experienced Flight Crews

  • All our crew are qualified Commercially Licensed Pilots and Flights Instructors with detailed knowledge of Melbourne airspace and several hundred to several thousand hours of flight experience each.

Detailed Monitoring of Weather Data

  • All flights are subject to favourable weather conditions on the day and your Pilot may delay or cancel your flight if they believe the weather may impact the safety margins or comfort of your flight.

Use of Position Broadcasting Technology (ADS-B)

  • Our helicopters are equipped with the newest position broadcasting technology (ADS-B) which tracks our position in real-time and gives automated warnings of other aircraft flying nearby.

Routine Mandatory Maintenance Inspections

  • Our helicopters are inspected every day prior to the first flight and receive a detailed inspection every 50 hours by licensed aircraft engineers (LAME) with critical components being replaced every 100 and 400 hours of flight time.

Flight Planning & Monitoring with Air & Rescue Services 

  • All flights to destinations outside Melbourne have detailed flight plans that are submitted to Airservices Australia and include deadlines for time that search action may be required (SARTIME) as a strict precautionary measure.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Mark Sutherland (Western Australia, Australia)
Noosa Helicopter Ride

Having visited Noosa countless times before I’d never seen it from the air. So I arranged a tour to Fraser Island, the Everglades and back along the coast for a surprise gift for my Uncles 80th Birthday. From the very moment we met Morgan (our pilot) we instantly knew it was going to be a great day. What an about legend. His knowledge, passion and humour made the day and experience we will never forget. Flying back along the coastline we saw Sharks, Stingrays, multiple dolphins riding waves and two of the biggest whales I think I’ll ever see in real time in my life roaming free in their natural habitat (check out their Instagram to see it) finishing the tour along Noosa beach/Hastings st was great also then around Sunshine beach for a smooth touch down close to home at their airfield was genuinely one of the best experiences I’m ever likely to have while on holiday up here. I recommend anyone that wants to see the coast line from the air to book it. You absolutely will not regret it. Morgan you’re a brilliant pilot and tour guide. Thank you

About Us

Rotor One is a helicopter tour company specialising in scenic flights and winery tours by helicopter in Noosa.

See all of Noosa's famous landmarks on a scenic flight over Noosa Heads or experience a winery lunch at Dingo Creek.

Celebrate your anniversary or birthday with a helicopter ride from Noosa to Fraser Island.

Have a question? Call us on (07) 5222 9933