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Meletos Restaurant

Meletos Restaurant

Private landing at Meletos Restaurant in the Yarra Valley by helicopter.

Regular price $617.00
Regular price Sale price $617.00
per person
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Your 4 hour Experience includes:

🚁 25 minute Private Flight (each way)

🍽️ 2 hour Lunch sitting

👩🏻‍💼 We can fly groups of 2 - 14 People

📍 Flights depart Essendon (20 mins from CBD)

🥇 Melbourne's #1 Rated Helicopter Company

Helicopter Ride to Meletos Restaurant & The Stones of the Yarra Valley

Overview - Winery Lunch at Meletos Restaurant

The Meletos restaurant is a short 25 minute helicopter ride from Melbourne. With a rich history in the Yarra Valley dating back to the 1800s, the Meletos and Stones farmhouses were once used as sleeping quarters for stable hands but have since been transformed into one of the best winery lunch experiences in the region.

With uninterrupted views of the Great Dividing Range, Meletos restaurant (also known as Meletos Café) is a beautiful tuscan-inspired restaurant set against the backdrop of apple orchards and aged oak trees. With an outstanding reputation for fresh seasonal dishes, curated wines and flawless service, bookings for Meletos are as highly sought after as their restaurant menu, especially on weekends.

When arriving by helicopter from Melbourne your flight lands directly at Meletos winery, just a few steps away from the rear entrance to Meletos restaurant.

After your private landing, you'll be seated at your table for a delicious lunch along with a glass of wine (we'd recommend a No.7 Healesville blend) or beer (brewed on-site at the Meletos Brewhouse).

If you prefer to be a little more spontaneous, Meletos also offers walk-in options for the Meletos Garden, a beautiful outdoor restaurant with bar and rotisserie, and the Meletos Brewhouse, a boutique brewery and restaurant with a delicious food menu and fine ales on tap.

The Meletos Restaurant makes the perfect romantic getaway to the Yarra Valley by helicopter.

Itinerary - Melbourne to Meletos & The Stones by Helicopter

  • Depart by Helicopter from Essendon Airport
  • Fly past the Dandenong Ranges and over the Yarra Valley
  • Private landing at Meletos or Stones Restaurant
  • Two hours to enjoy your lunch, wines and stroll around the property
  • Return by Helicopter to Essendon Airport

Your Experience - Helicopter Lunch Tour to Meletos with Rotor One

🎁 Looking to purchase this flight as a Gift Voucher?

Rotor One - Melbourne City Scenic Flight - Gift Voucher

A winery lunch at Meletos by helicopter is a unique and exciting gift that's perfect for an upcoming birthday or 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 Voucher for a Winery Lunch at Meletos.

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How much does a Meletos Restaurant cost?

Meletos Restaurant Prices Per Person Fly Return (excludes Lunch) Fly One-Way (excludes Lunch)
2 People
Regular price $651.00
Sale price $651.00
Regular price $616.50
Sale price $616.50
3 - 5 People
Regular price $455.60
Sale price $455.60
Regular price $441.60
Sale price $441.60
6 - 10 People (Two helicopters)
Regular price $456.20
Sale price $456.20
Regular price $442.30
Sale price $442.30
11 - 15 People (Three Helicopters)
Regular price $456.40
Sale price $456.40
Regular price $442.53
Sale price $442.53

❗ 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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    Melissa S. (Western Australia, Australia)
    A must experience.

    Our pilot was super friendly and definitely settled the little nerves I had.
    The flight was super fun and the views were amazing. And the lunch spot of the Meletos was beautiful as always.
    Definitely recommend the experience!

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    Brad Decarne (Victoria, Australia)
    Perfect start to our summer holidays

    Our experience with Rotor One was flawless. Our pilot Ed made the experience incredibly enjoyable! The helicopter ride took us over the Yarra Valley to Meletos winery. We had incredibly views and arrived 20 metres from the restaurant like rockstars!

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    Jodie Dean
    Absolutely Amazing

    Both trips were amazing and magical, Thank you, memories will be treasured forever.

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    Kate S. (Victoria, Australia)
    Relaxed flight to a beautiful winery

    We booked a helicopter flight to Stones of the Yarra Valley and it was an incredible experience. From the moment we stepped into the helicopter we felt at ease. The flight to the Yarra Valley was both stunning and relaxing. Stones was a beautiful winery and the three course menu was delicious. 10/10. Will be coming again on our next anniversary, or hopefully sooner! Thank you Rotor One for the incredible experience.

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    Clive Desbois (Victoria, Australia)
    Helicopter Ride Over Meletos Winery

    A great experience with Ruben who instilled confidence with his flying and couldn't do enough for us.

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