Beers, Burgers & Gin in the Yarra Valley

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An exclusive tour of Watts River Brewery, Monroe's Burgers & Four Pillars Distillery in the Yarra Valley by Helicopter

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Overview - Helicopter Ride to the Yarra Valley for Beers, Burgers & Gin

Take a helicopter ride from Melbourne to Healesville for a more authentic and down-to-earth tour in pursuit of the BEST Beers, Burgers and Gin the Yarra Valley. It's like a helicopter wine tour to the Yarra Valley but you don't need to wear loafers or a polo shirt.

BEERS at Watts River Brewery

Your first stop will be Watts River Brewery for BEERS. Founded and run by two families of mad keen brewers, Watts River Brewery has been crafting the Yarra Valley's best IPAs, Stouts and Pale Ales since 2016. Set in their very own 500L brewery around the corner from the Watts River, owners Aaron and Ben (or their wives if they've got a sneaky day off) will walk you through tasting paddles of 5 boutique beers and show you just how they get each brew so elegant and crispy.

Watts River Brewery - Helicopter Tours & Pub-Crawls from Melbourne

BURGERS at Monroe's Burgers & Beers

Your second stop is Monroe's Burgers & Beers¬†for¬†BURGERS.¬†With over 1,000 reviews on Google and burgers like the ‚ÄúCaptain Sanders‚ÄĚ and crazy weekly specials like the Indian inspired ‚ÄúNaan of your Business‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúThe Homer‚ÄĚ (a¬†burger bun¬†made¬†out of¬†donuts!) it's fair to say Monroe's Burgers are in a league of their own. Enjoy a¬†unique burger creation cooked to perfection (aka medium) with loaded fries¬†and chicken tendies on the side (why not??) and sit back while your tummy soaks up¬†the sublime burger-y goodness.

Monroe's Burgers & Beers - Helicopter Tours & Pub-Crawls from Melbourne

GIN at Four Pillars Distillery

Your third and final stop is the legendary Four Pillars Distillery for GIN. Four Pillars Gin need no introduction as they've quickly become a household name in craft spirits being awarded the title of world's leading gin producer at the IWSC (yes, an actual competition for spirits) in 2019. Polish off a few Gin & Tonics at their Distillery G&T & Tasting session (55 mins) or dive deeper into their distilling process with a guided tasting of their signature gins in a Gin Distillery Masterclass (90 mins). Whichever tasting you choose, we guarantee you'll be left with warm and fuzzy feelings on the inside.
Four Pillars Gin Distillery - Helicopter Tours & Pub-Crawls from Melbourne
After this whirlwind 3 hour cultural and culinary experience on the ground, head back to the chopper for your helicopter ride to Melbourne. Fly over the (fancy) wineries in the Yarra Valley, past the Dandenong Ranges and over Melbourne's eastern suburbs landing back on the Helipad at Essendon Airport.

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shane clark (Victoria, Australia)
Absolutely perfect

What an awesome experience! Highly recommend. Really enjoyed our flight.

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Sija (Victoria, Australia)
Proposal in Sky

This helicopter ride was an amazing experience, our helicopter pilot Ed (Edward) was very nice and accommodating, an unforgettable experience, would definitely ride with them again

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Pierre van Rooyen (Victoria, Australia)
Special birthday

My wife had a wish to celebrate he 50th birthday on a food and wine tour in Provence France, but Covid put a stop to that. I needed to find something that would be equally memorable and the trip out to Levantine delivered in every way.

I can highly recommend this for that really special occasion

Pierre

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Kam Anand
Absolutely Great Experience

We had an incredible time and made our great family memories on our Rotor One chopper ride. The whole team was great, friendly and made us feel welcome. Ed was a genius pilot. Ed also took us to the camo helicopter for my boys to learn little more. He made our experience great and safe. Thanks for an unforgettable morning. My boys and I didn‚Äôt wanted to land, and we can‚Äôt wait to go back up again soon. I highly recommend this type of activities for any family looking for something another level during school holidays. Peace ‚úĆūüŹĹ

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Ferah leimonitis (Victoria, Australia)
Amazing service!

Booked a helicopter ride for my husband's birthday to leventine Hill winery for lunch and it was perfect. The staff went above and beyond, including the pilot. We will be using Rotor One again very very soon!!

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Karen Wright (Victoria, Australia)
Amazing experience

We had an amazing time and made great family memories on our Rotor One chopper ride. The whole team was warm and friendly and made us feel really welcome. Ed was a fantastic pilot. He made the experience fun and safe. Thanks for an unforgettable morning. We didn’t want to land, and we can’t wait to go back up again 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 concierge@rotor.one 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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