Fly from Melbourne to Phillip Island in just 35 minutes from $2300

Phillip Island is a popular tourist destination known for the famous Penguin Parade, where visitors can watch hundreds of little penguins return to shore at sunset. Phillip Island also boasts breathtaking beaches perfect for surfing and is home to Phillip Island grand Prix Circuit, which hosts international motor racing events including the MotoGP.

Flying by helicopter is the perfect way to avoid traffic and enjoy stunning views of the Port Phillip Bay coastline. Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, a Phillip Island helicopter flight is the most efficient way to reach Phillip Island from Melbourne.

You also have the option of flying directly to the Phillip Island GP Circuit. Landings at the circuit are strictly available to those attending an event behind held there such as a drive day or go-karting event.

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How long does it take to fly from Melbourne to Phillip Island?

It takes 2 hours to drive from Melbourne CBD to Phillip Island or skip the traffic and travel to Phillip Island by helicopter in 35 minutes. You can also land directly at a destination of your choice, subject to landing and safety approvals, or the Phillip Island Heliport.

No options exist to charter a plane directly to Phillip Island, as Phillip Island Heliport only has provisions for helicopters to land.

How much does a flight to Phillip Island Heliport cost?

Helicopter flights to Phillip Island Heliport costs roughly $2300. A plane charter flight to Phillip Island Heliport will cost an estimated $0.

Due to the nature of helicopter and plane charter flights, a one-way journey to Phillip Island Heliport from Melbourne is likely to be similar in price to a return journey as the aircraft will need to return to Melbourne.

Can you fly from Melbourne to Phillip Island?

Yes, you can fly from Melbourne to Phillip Island in a private helicopter with Rotor One. Charter planes are unable to land at Phillip Island, as the Heliport doesn't have an active runway suitable for planes.

  • Luke K.

    "Our pilot Ed was a consummate professional, communication with the company was great and our day trip couldn’t have been better. We'll be back.”

  • Shell H.

    "Steve our pilot was extremely friendly, caring and chatty. Ensured safety and allowed time for pictures to be taken of my partner and I. It's a BIG YES FROM US!”

  • Liz R.

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

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Rotor One - Melbourne Helicopter Rides

We're proud to be Melbourne's #1 rated helicopter company with an exclusive selection of helicopter rides, wine tours and charter destinations in Melbourne.

Experience Melbourne's iconic sights on a spectacular flight over Melbourne CBD, indulge in one of Yarra Valley's famed vineyards, or witness the breathtaking 12 Apostles from the sky.

Mark your anniversary with our Couples Only Experience, or surprise your children with our Kid's Co-Pilot Experience — the best birthday gift they'll ever receive.

We believe a helicopter ride is more than a flight — it's a breathtaking adventure that you'll remember for a lifetime.

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