Helicopter Rides in Melbourne

Scenic Flights in Melbourne

Experience an unforgettable scenic flight showcasing Melbourne's best landmarks and tourist attractions from above. Fly around Melbourne and down the coastline over Brighton Beach, Mornington Peninsula, the Yarra Valley, Phillip Island and the 12 Apostles & Great Ocean Road.


We offer unique helicopter tours to couples wanting to celebrate a special occasion like an anniversary and families looking to excite their kids with an extra special birthday present. With over 200+ five-star reviews, our helicopter experiences are consistently rated as one of the best things to do in Melbourne.

20 minute flight
$259 per person
30 minute flight
$329 per person
30 minute flight
$399 per person
1 hour 30 minute flight
$990 per person
1 hour 15 minute flight
$690 per person
1 hour 15 minute flight each way
$1,890 per person

Helicopter Tours around Melbourne City

scenic helicopter flight over Melbourne allows you to experience spectacular views of Melbourne's famous landmarks from the comfort of a private helicopter. Sit back and relax on a private helicopter charter as you enjoy a bird's eye view of Melbourne City, Coast and the beaches including St Kilda, Elwood, Brighton and Sandringham.


Scenic helicopter rides over Melbourne are perfect for couples looking to celebrate special occasions and make the perfect birthday gift or anniversary gift for an adventurous partner. Our helicopter tours are also perfectly suited to families with children, allowing both parents and kids to combine an exciting family adventure over Melbourne's city, beaches and coastline with the experience of flying together in a helicopter.

Helicopter Tour over the Melbourne CBD

20 MINUTE FLIGHT

$259 per person

This classic 20 minute helicopter flight over Melbourne CBD delivers a bird's eye view of Melbourne CBD, Luna Park, the F1 Circuit at Albert Park, Yarra River, the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) and Rod Laver Arena.


The Melbourne City Scenic flight is consistently rated as one of the best things to do and most popular activities in Melbourne with over 200+ five-star reviews.

Helicopter Ride over Melbourne Coastline

30 minute flight

$329 per person

A 30 minute helicopter ride that combines spectacular views of Melbourne City with the iconic landmarks and beaches along the coastline including St Kilda, Elwood, Brighton and Sandringham.


Fly past the sky scrapers of Melbourne's CBD and then down the coast for panoramic views of Luna Park, the famous Brighton Beach Boxes and even an historical treasure at Sandringham Marina — A sunken submarine from World War 1.

Sunrise scenic flight over Melbourne

30 minute flight

$399 per person

This exclusive helicopter tour is your opportunity to see Melbourne at sunrise with a special 30 minute, doors-off helicopter flight.


This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience to watch the sun rise over Melbourne in an open helicopter cockpit with no doors. There's also a very good chance you'll see Hot Air Balloons floating over the city making this scenic flight one of the most magical helicopter rides in Melbourne.


Scenic Flights to Mornington Peninsula

helicopter ride to Mornington Peninsula incorporates four amazing scenic flights allowing you to enjoy a private helicopter charter over Melbourne, down the coast past the Brighton Beaches Boxes, over the south east suburbs including the Millionaire's walk in Portsea and Sorrento and along the Bellarine Peninsula and Corio Bay. This extended scenic flight allows you to explore Melbourne and its surrounding areas in just over an hour by helicopter.

1 hour and 15 minute flight

$690 per person

A 1 hour and 15 minute helicopter ride from Melbourne to Mornington Peninsula to experience the famous beaches, exclusive suburbs and popular landmarks of Mornington Peninsula.


Your extended scenic flight path take you on a tour past Melbourne CBD and over the Brighton Beach Boxes, Mount Martha, Arthur's Seat, the exclusive Millionaire's Walk in the suburbs of Sorrento & Portsea, the ocean inlet at Point Nepean, the waterfront city of Geelong and over Avalon Airport before you arrive back at Essendon.


Scenic Helicopter Rides to Phillip island

See everything Phillip Island has to offer in less than 2 hours from Melbourne. You'll get spectacular aerial views of Melbourne CBD, Luna Park, Brighton Beach Boxes, Seal Rocks, the Nobbies and Summerland Beach (home to the famous Penguin Parade), Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit and more!

1 hour and 30 minute flight

$990 per person

A 1 hour and 30 minute Phillip Island helicopter ride jam-packed with spectacular views of Phillip Island.


Spot Australian Fur seals lounging on Seal Rocks, see the Nobbies and Summerland Beach (home to the famous Penguin Parade) and spot superbikes racing laps around Phillip Island GP Circuit.


Helicopter Flights from Melbourne to the Twelve Apostles

Fly from Melbourne to the 12 Apostles on a private helicopter charter and experience Victoria's most spectacular natural landmarks from the air. This half-day helicopter scenic tour starts in Melbourne and follows the famous Great Ocean Road to the 12 Apostles in Port Campbell National Park - An absolute bucket list experience with the best coastal views in the country that are only available from helicopters.

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12 Apostles Scenic Helicopter Flight from Melbourne with Rotor One

1 hour 15 minute flight 

$1,890 per person

The 12 Apostles helicopter ride is a once-in-a-lifetime scenic tour that takes 1 hour and 15 minutes by helicopter from Melbourne (instead of 4 hours by car).


You'll have the very best aerial views in Australia (if not the world!) on your journey to the 12 Apostles from your private helicopter before your pilot makes a VIP landing to explore the 12 Apostle lookout points on the ground. Don't forget the option to stop off and enjoy a winery lunch at one of the Bellarine Peninsula's best winery locations, either Clyde Park Winery or Jack Rabbit Restaurant, to make your trip extra special.


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Whether it's a scenic helicopter flight over Melbourne, a winery tour to the Yarra Valley or a bucket list adventure to the 12 Apostles by helicopter, find the BEST helicopter rides on offer in Melbourne!


Your Experience - A Helicopter Ride Around Melbourne

When you arrive at our hangar for your helicopter flight, you will be greeted by one of our friendly pilots at the door. Take a short walk into our hangar where you will see all of our helicopters parked. If you are helicopter enthusiast, your pilot can get you up close with one of our beautiful machines and explain the mechanics behind how they fly. After a tour of the hangar, your pilot will give you a short safety briefing before you board the helicopter. Once the safety briefing is complete, you can then walk on to the tarmac, where you will see a beautiful view of the city skyline. Hop on to our luxury helicopter with leather seats to enjoy your scenic flight. Whether its your first flight or not, you are guaranteed to have a fantastic experience. Once you arrive back to the hangar, you will have plenty of time to take photos with the helicopter.

Special Add-Ons for Charter Flights:

  • Extra time for photos with the helicopter (included with all scenic flights for free)
  • Tour of the hangar (included with all scenic flights for free)
  • In-Flight Video of your scenic flight experience
  • Propose to your partner during a scenic helicopter tour
  • Hire a photographer for a photoshoot


🎁 Gift Vouchers for a Private Helicopter Ride

Are you looking for the perfect gift for your loved one for an upcoming special occasion? Purchase a scenic flight gift voucher from Rotor One and gift your loved one the perfect experience from our range of helicopter tours. Our gift vouchers are perfect for special occasions including birthdays, anniversaries or as wedding and engagement gifts.


Exclusive benefits with Rotor One - Helicopter Rides Melbourne


✅ 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.


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


✅ Helicopters with air conditioning: Stay comfortable on hot summer days and cold winter mornings in whatever you're wearing.


✅ Noise-cancelling headsets: Amazing Bose headsets designed to protect your hearing during the flight.


✅ Fly with our owner: Our owner Ed runs the company and often flies guests personally to ensure our experiences are truly special.


We've received over 200+ Five Star Reviews from our guests

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Frequently Asked Questions - Helicopter Tour

What is the best helicopter scenic flight in Melbourne?

A 30 minute helicopter scenic flight over Melbourne's City and Beaches flies over the CBD, and Brighton beach bathing boxes. Half day helicopter rides depart Melbourne to Yarra Valley with a winery lunch for two. Day trips and charter flights depart Melbourne to Mornington Peninsula, Phillip Island and the 12 Apostles. Prices start from $249 per person.

What will I see on a scenic flight over Melbourne?

A scenic flight is the ultimate way to experience the best attractions in Melbourne such as the Yarra Valley and Mornington Peninsula from the air. Scenic flights from Essendon Airport and Moorabbin Airport fly over Melbourne CBD, Eureka Tower, Albert Park, Port Phillip Bay, Yarra Valley, Phillip Island, Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles. A 30 minute helicopter ride starts at $299 per person.

Where are you located?

Our address is Hangar 7, Wirraway Rd, Essendon Fields VIC 3041. We are located at Essendon airport which is a short 20 minute drive from the CBD.