Helicopter Ride over Melbourne City
🕙 DURATION: 1 hour
🚁 FLIGHT TIME: 20 minutes
👩🏻💼 PASSENGERS: 2 - 4
🎁 GIFT VOUCHERS: Available
Overview — Helicopter scenic flight over Melbourne's Best Landmarks & Tourist Attractions
Consistently rated as one of the best things to do in Melbourne, skip the queues and take a scenic helicopter flight over Melbourne's best landmarks and tourist attractions. On a 20 minute helicopter ride over Melbourne City you'll have panoramic views of Melbourne CBD, St Kilda Beach, Luna Park, the F1 Circuit at Albert Park, Yarra River and the MCG.
Take off from the helipad at Essendon Airport for Melbourne CBD and enjoy incredible scenic views of the city as you fly over Docklands and the Melbourne Star Observation Wheel on your way towards Port Phillip Bay. Fly past St Kilda Beach and overhead the Formula 1 Circuit at Albert Park to cross the Yarra River with a spectacular view of Rod Laver Arena and the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) from above.
This scenic helicopter flight is an amazing experience that showcases Melbourne like never before. Whether you're looking for the perfect birthday present or anniversary idea, nothing quite comes close to the spectacular views of Melbourne and its famous landmarks from above. This experience is uniquely tailored to couples and families and this is a helicopter ride that you'll remmeber for the rest of your life.
Your scenic flight experience includes:
- An exciting 20 minute scenic flight over Melbourne
- A private helicopter reserved exclusively for you and up to 2 guests (our flights are not shared)
- A luxury helicopter with leather seats and air-conditioning for your comfort
- As many photos as you can take both on the ground and during the flight
- An experienced and courteous pilot who loves making people smile
- A guaranteed window seat for uninterrupted views over Melbourne
- Premium noise-cancelling headsets from Bose to speak amongst yourselves and with your pilot
- A flight path over Melbourne CBD including the best landmarks and tourist attractions in the city
Itinerary — Helicopter tour over Melbourne CBD
Your helicopter scenic flight over Melbourne City will take off from the Helipad at Essendon Airpot and fly over and around:
- Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
- Eureka Skydeck
- Station Pier
- St Kilda Beach
- Luna Park
- F1 Circuit at Albert Park
- Royal Botanic Gardens
- Rod Laver Arena
- Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
What to expect — Melbourne by helicopter with Rotor One:
If you've ever dreamt of flying over Melbourne from comfort of a helicopter, now is your chance. Arrive at our hangar and relax with a drink in our lounge while your pilot walks through your flight and answers any questions.
Walk out onto the tarmac for a few photos with your helicopter with the Melbourne City skyline in the background. Your pilot will provide a short safety briefing before you jump onboard the helicopter for your scenic flight.
You'll hear the chatter of air traffic control as your helicopter picks up into a hover at the helipad before taking off to 1,500 feet (450 metres) and cruising at 185 km/h for an orbit of Melbourne CBD.
With your camera ready, Docklands and the Melbourne Star will come into view as your bank left towards Melbourne's Southbank. With amazing views of Station Pier, Albert Park and St Kilda on your right and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Rod Laver Arena and MCG on your left, you'll have a hard time choosing which way to point the camera!
As your helicopter returns to Essendon Airport and touches down, we guarantee you'll be left with a smile on your face... This is what makes our day and is the reason we love what we do at Rotor One.
Looking to purchase this flight as a Gift Voucher? 🎁
A Melbourne City Scenic flight is a unique and exciting gift that's perfect for an upcoming birthday or wedding 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 Card for the Melbourne City Scenic flight.
Our flight was so awesome and Ed our pilot was amazing! Highly recommend for a wonderful adventure!
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!
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.
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.
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!