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Melbourne City, Beaches & Coastal Adventure

Melbourne City, Beaches & Coastal Adventure

A 30 minute scenic flight over Melbourne City & Beaches flying over St Kilda, the famous Brighton Beach Boxes & Sandringham Marina.

Regular price $242.00
Regular price $263.00 Sale price $242.00
per person
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Your 30 minute Experience includes:

🚁 30 minute Private Flight

🌇 Fly over Melbourne's Famous Landmarks

📸 Amazing Photo Opportunities

👫 We can groups of 2 - 6 People

📍 Flights depart Essendon (20 mins from CBD)

🥇 Melbourne's #1 Rated Helicopter Company

Helicopter Ride over Melbourne City & Coastal Beaches 

Overview - Helicopter Ride over Melbourne CBD & Beaches of Port Phillip Bay

A 30 minute helicopter ride that combines the best aerial views over Melbourne CBD and the iconic beaches of Port Phillip Bay.

As you lift off from the helipad at Essendon Airport you'll track past skyscrapers lining the CBD and fly low and slow down the coast over St Kilda, the iconic Brighton Beach Boxes and even a sunken submarine from World War 1 at Sandringham Marina. On the return leg enjoy this epic coastal flight path one last time before flying over Luna Park, the Formula 1 Grand Prix Circuit at Albert Park and the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) with a spectacular views of the Yarra River, Flinders Street Station and Federation Square in Melbourne's CBD.

Your scenic flight experience includes:

  • An exciting 30 minute scenic flight over Melbourne's city, beaches & coast
  • A private helicopter reserved exclusively for you and your guests (your flight will not be 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 courteous and experienced pilot who loves making people smile
  • A guaranteed window seat for uninterrupted views of Melbourne
  • Premium noise-cancelling headsets from Bose to speak amongst yourselves and with your pilot
  • A flight path over Melbourne City and Beaches including famous landmarks and tourist attractions
Melbourne Helicopter Ride over City, Beaches & Coast with Rotor One

Itinerary - Scenic Flight over Melbourne CBD & Beaches

Your helicopter scenic flight departs from the Helipad at Essendon Airport flying over and around:

  • Melbourne CBD
  • Melbourne Star
  • Docklands
  • Eureka Skydeck
  • Port Melbourne
  • Station Pier
  • St Kilda Beach
  • Luna Park
  • Brighton Beach Boxes
  • Sunken J7 Submarine at Sandringham Marina
  • F1 Circuit at Albert Park
  • Rod Laver Arena
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)


What to expect — Melbourne's Beaches by Helicopter with Rotor One

If you've ever dreamt of flying over Melbourne from the comfort of a helicopter, now is your chance. Arrive at our hangar and relax 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. As the Melbourne Star, Docklands and Eureka Tower come into view you'll bank left towards the coast where the flight starts to get really exciting.

Your helicopter will descend to 500 feet (150 metres) above the ground to fly you low and slow down the coast of Port Phillip Bay. Pass over St Kilda Pier and famous St Kilda Boardwalk on your way to the iconic Brighton Beach Bathing Boxes in all their stunning colours before flying an orbit over the sunken Submarine from WW1 at Sandringham Marina.

Turn back towards Melbourne to fly the same amazing route from a different angle and this time with amazing views of Albert Park, the Royal Botanic Gardens, Rod Laver Arena and the MCG on your way back to the helipad at Essendon.

As your helicopter 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.

A scenic helicopter ride ideal for any special occasion including a birthday, anniversary or proposal.

Our Melbourne Helicopter Tours are often booked as a surprise birthday or anniversary gift, and even an engagement proposal, and we'll keep everything a secret right up until they arrive! You can also choose to:

 

 

 

How much does a Melbourne City, Beaches & Coastal Adventure cost?

Melbourne City, Beaches & Coastal Adventure Prices Per Person
2 People
Regular price $241.50
Sale price $241.50
3 People
Regular price $207.33
Sale price $207.33
4 People
Regular price $234.75
Sale price $234.75
5 People (Two Helicopters)
Regular price $214.00
Sale price $214.00
6 People (Two Helicopters)
Regular price $200.00
Sale price $200.00

❗ IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR FLIGHT

Where are you located?

Your flight will depart from Essendon Airport which is 20 minutes from Melbourne CBD by car. Your pickup point will either be Hangar 7 Wirraway Rd, Essendon Fields or the Essendon Passenger Terminal depending on your flight. Please refer to your booking confirmation email for your departure location. Both locations have off-street parking available.

When should I arrive?

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

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. If your flight cannot go ahead due to bad weather and you wish to cancel, we'll provide a full refund minus any credit card processing fees we've paid on your behalf.

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! We use live weather data on the day of your flight to determine if flights can be conducted safely.

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 130kg or a group of 2 or 3 guests weigh more than 240kg combined, please contact us prior to booking.

What is the minimum age requirement for children?

Children aged 2 years or older can occupy their own seat. Our pilots will give them special attention to ensure they have an amazing time. All children will have their own window seat and pay the same seat price (we don't offer discounts for children as we make sure they have even more fun than the adults 😁)

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. We do recommend a wind-breaker jacket on cooler or windy days to keep your warm.

Can I bring any luggage?

Light handbags and small backpacks weighing less than 5kg can be carried. For any larger items please contact us prior to your flight.

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, as long as a carer accompanies them on their flight. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Do you provide a wheelchair for disabled passengers?

We partner with Fisher Lane Mobility in Melbourne, which provides wheelchair rental as well as delivery and pickup services from our hangar. Wheelchairs can only be carried in larger aircraft suitable for 4 or more passengers as they include a cargo hold. Please contact FLM to confirm availability of a suitable wheelchair for your planned date of travel.

☔ BAD WEATHER & BOOKING CHANGE POLICY

What happens if there's bad weather on the day of my flight?

  • We really want you to enjoy your experience, so we only fly when the weather allows a safe and comfortable flight. If there's bad weather (low cloud, heavy rain, high winds) on the day, we may need to delay or reschedule your flight. We’ll work with you to choose a new date, or allow you to reschedule at your convenience.
  • If your flight cannot go ahead due to bad weather and you wish to cancel, we'll provide a full refund minus any credit card processing fees we've paid on your behalf.

    Can I reschedule or cancel my booking if my plans change?

    • You can reschedule or cancel up to 72 hours before departure. If you choose to cancel, we'll provide you with a full refund minus a 10% cancellation fee.

    Are Gift Vouchers refundable?

    • Gift voucher purchases are non-refundable, valid for 3 years, and can be used towards any flight across all our locations.
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    Customer Reviews

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    C.A. (Victoria, Australia)
    Melbourne City, Beaches & Coastal Adventure with Rotor One

    My mom, girlfriend and myself got an amazing time. I would recommend Rotor One for an aerial experience. The staff is amazing and very knowledgeable.
    Looking forward to do it again on a different route.

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    Yuleina Lazarde (Victoria, Australia)
    Melbourne City, Beaches & Coastal Adventure

    Amazing experience, bit scary the first 5 minutes due to the unexpected, but after that it was spectacular!! Recomended to everyone 😍

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    K.R. (Victoria, Australia)
    Brilliant Way to See Melbourne City, Coast & Beaches

    Harry was our pilot, he was very professional, polite, he explained where all the points of interest was, all in all a brilliant way to see Melbourne, we would highly recommend Rotor One for all sight seeing tours.

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    M.B. (Victoria, Australia)
    Melbourne City Helicopter Ride

    Amazing experience!! What a way too see how beautiful our actually city is and Harry was very professional and friendly, we could not fault our experience...

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    Steve (New South Wales, Australia)
    Melbourne Beaches Helicopter Tour

    Great experience. Our pilot Harry was informative and very professional. Highly recommend a flight with Rotor One.

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    Sofia saker (Victoria, Australia)
    AMAZING EXPERIENCE 🤩

    Jason was our pilot he was very informative gave a sense of comfort and safety as this was our first Helicopter ride, our flight over Melbourne City, Beaches & Coastal exceeded our expectations the view was breathtaking this was definitely the first of many more flights to come

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