Helicopter Proposal with Giant "Marry Me" Sign (The Ultimate Engagement)

Regular price$1,790
A unique proposal package with a giant, 25-metre long "Will You Marry Me?" sign that will leave her speechless.

🕔 2 hour Experience
🚁 35 minute Private Flight
🏳️ Giant "Marry Me" Sign visible from the air
🎥 In-flight video of the moment you propose
✓ Melbourne's #1 Rated Helicopter Company
✓ Weather Guarantee - Reschedule or choose a full refund
✓ The most unique proposal idea in Melbourne
✓ We arrange everything, you just bring the ring 💍

Overview - Helicopter Proposal Package in Melbourne with a Giant "Will You Marry Me" Sign

Make the ultimate statement with a mid-air helicopter proposal including a romantic helicopter flight over Melbourne and a 25 metre long giant “Will You Marry Me?” sign laid out along the coast for your partner to see from the helicopter.

This is the most unique and romantic proposal package in Melbourne including an extended scenic helicopter ride, in-flight video recording with special cameras setup to capture the moment you propose, a giant sign that is easily visible from the air and your own photoshoot on the ground with your helicopter and a beautiful view of the Melbourne city skyline in the background.

This is a unique proposal package that you can’t find anywhere else in Melbourne and is exclusive to Rotor One - Melbourne Helicopter Rides.

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The Best Proposal Idea - A romantic helicopter ride with a unique 25 metre long giant sign visible from the air

You’ve been together with your partner for a long time and now you want to ask them to marry you! Taking this big next step can be nerve wracking and you want to make this experience as memorable as you can. A moment and a memory that is so special that you will one day share the story with your grandkids. A proposal idea that involves the two of you, a helicopter and a giant sign is guaranteed to leave your partner speechless.

How does your surprise proposal flight begin?

You arrive at our hangar with your soon-to-be fiance, for what they think is just a surprise helicopter ride around Melbourne. Upon arrival you’ll be greeted by one of our pilots who’ll walk through your flight path around the city and down the coast, followed by a short safety briefing before taking off on your scenic helicopter tour around Melbourne.

You’ll both enjoy spectacular views of Melbourne’s popular landmarks and tourist attractions including the MCG, Royal Botanic Gardens, Albert Park, St Kilda, Luna Park, the Brighton Beach Boxes and the MCG.

When is the best moment to propose?

As you fly down the coast past the Brighton Beach Boxes, your pilot will make a 180 degree turn over and around the Sunken J7 Submarine at Sandringham Marina and continue up the coast towards the city.

You will then receive the first secret radio call from the pilot letting you know you’re about 5 minutes away from the giant sign and your big moment. This will give you some time to calm your nerves and remember that romantic speech you’ve prepared to propose to your partner.

Your pilot will then share the second secret radio call as you approach the location of the giant sign placed on the coast, approximately 1 minute away. This will then be followed by a third and final secret radio call, when your helicopter is just about to pass overhead the giant sign, allowing you to ask your soon-to-be fiancé to look out the window. It’s at this point that they’ll see a giant “Will You Marry Me?” sign laid out on the ground and will suddenly turn to you, gasping and in complete shock, only to see you smiling and holding a ring in your hand…

After Your Partner Says "YES"!

Your helicopter will orbit over the sign three to four times so your fiancé has time to take a photo or video of the giant sign that’s been placed on the coast just for them. Your helicopter flight will then continue past the city with panoramic views of the city skyline, giving the perfect opportunity to take photos and videos of their gorgeous ring with the city in the background. We understand that you might be nervous when organising your wedding proposal because you want to ensure every little detail is taken care of to perfection. 

Our team will help you coordinate the entire process from the moment you walk into the hangar, to the moment you leave engaged, so all you have to do is remember what you want to say when your perfect moment to propose arrives. Your engagement proposal is a unique memory that you will carry for a lifetime which is why we’ve designed the ultimate proposal idea in Melbourne, just for you ❤️

Proposal Packages in Melbourne

What's included in your Helicopter Proposal Package?

1) An extended 35 minute Scenic Helicopter Flight

Experience an extended scenic helicopter tour around Melbourne’s CBD, Beaches and Coast. You will enjoy spectacular aerial views of Melbourne from the air as you fly over famous landmarks and tourist attractions including the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Brighton Beach Boxes and the F1 Circuit at Albert Park Lake.

  • Melbourne CBD including Flinders St Station
  • Rod Laver Arena
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
  • Eureka Skydeck
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • F1 Circuit at Albert Park
  • St Kilda Pier
  • Luna Park
  • Brighton Beach Boxes
  • Sunken J7 Submarine at Sandringham Marina
  • F1 Circuit at Albert Park
Scenic Helicopter Ride During a Proposal

2) A custom 25 metre long giant "Will You Marry Me?" sign visible from the helicopter 

Our team will set up your giant 25 metre long sign in a special location along Melbourne’s coastline before the flight that will read “Will You Marry Me?” and is clearly visible from the helicopter. Your pilot will fly around the giant sign 3 - 4 times so you have plenty of time to grab a photo or video of this bold and romantic gesture after you've popped the question.

Giant Banner during a helicopter proposal package

3) In-flight video recording your entire helicopter ride

Our helicopter is fitted with up to 5 HD video cameras that record your full flight experience, both inside and outside the cockpit. Our video cameras are also connected to the headset audio system in the helicopter allowing us to capture crystal clear sound despite all the background noise while flying. Our video cameras will be specially set-up to capture the moment you propose and keep both of you (including the ring) in frame at all times. This will be a video you treasure for the rest of your lives.

Helicopter Proposal Package in Melbourne

4) Secret radio calls from your pilot 

Your pilot will announce a number of secret radio calls during your flight that will let you know how far away from the proposal spot you are, to calm those nerves and give you time to prepare. Your pilot will ensure the experience remains a complete surprise from the moment you arrive to the moment you propose.

Helicopter Proposal Packages in Melbourne

5) Extra time for a photoshoot on the ground 

After your flight is complete, you'll have 30 minutes on the ground for a photoshoot with the helicopter and the city in the background. This is the perfect opportunity to take some beautiful photos of the two of you and that gorgeous ring. We can even arrange a professional photographer for your photoshoot if you’d like to make the most of the moment (priced separately).

Helicopter Proposal Package - Photographer

6) Friends of family members to greet you on the ground

You’re welcome to invite a small group of friends and family to join you for a quick celebration after the proposal flight.

Helicopter Proposal Packages in Melbourne

What additional options can I choose for this Helicopter Proposal Package?

Airport security clearance for a luxury car

We can arrange for a luxury car or limousine to be parked next to the helicopter landing area as yet-another-surprise for your partner when your helicopter arrives back at hangar. You can have the car of limousine next to the helicopter for the photoshoot and, once your photoshoot is finished, you can be driven directly to dinner or drinks from the helicopter landing area. You would arrange the car and we would arrange the necessary security clearances with the airport.

Helicopter Proposal Packages in Melbourne

An on-site professional photographer

We work with a number of photographers who specialise in proposal photos and videos and who have experience shooting newly-engaged couples at our hangar, with the helicopter and city skyline in view. We can arrange a photographer to be present after your flight to direct your photoshoot, capture all the best angles with professional equipment, edit your images in post-production and then deliver your media, ready for digital or physical printing and to be shared on social media. 

When can I book this Wedding Proposal Package?

We only offer this unique proposal package by helicopter a handful of times every month and these book out quickly. Click on Check Availability below to confirm the dates that are still available or, if you'd like customise your proposal, choose Design your Proposal and our team will get in touch with you. 

This is one of the most unique and romantic ways to propose in Melbourne and is guaranteed to be a moment that your partner could never even dream of... and we can't wait to help you make it happen.

Where are you located?

Rotor One is located at Essendon Airport which is 15 from Melbourne CBD. Our address is Hangar 7 Wirraway Rd, Essendon Fields and we have off-street parking next to our building. When you arrive look for the red door that says 'Melbourne Heli'.

When should I arrive?

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

Do you depart from other locations, like the City Helipad?

We depart from Essendon Airport as you have an amazing view of the Melbourne City skyline from the moment you step onto the tarmac. We do not offer flights from the City Helipad on the Yarra River.

What is the minimum age requirement for children?

Children aged 3 years and older can fly. 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 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 to another day/time or provide a full refund.

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, especially in Melbourne! We use live weather data on the day of your flight to determine if flights can be conducted safely. We'll contact you at least 2 hours prior to your flight if bad weather could delay your flight.

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.

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 for any sunrise / doors-off flights and also when flying on our 12 Apostles tour as both experiences can be windy.

Do I need to be double vaccinated to fly?

We encourage all our passengers to be double vaccinated to fly.

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. Please contact us if you have any questions.

What is your cancellation policy?

Please see our cancellation policy for more information.

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 flight?

Yes, up to 48 hours before your departure time and on one occasion. We unfortunately cannot accomodate any reschedule requests with less than 48 hours notice as we make commitments to ensure your Pilot and Helicopter are reserved exclusively for you on the day.

Can I get a refund on my flight if my plans change?

Yes, up to 48 hours before your departure time. Please note there is a 10% cancellation fee for any bookings cancelled at your request.

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 a Gift Voucher I bought for someone?

Gift Vouchers are non-refundable and cannot be redeemed for cash, however their value can be used towards and helicopter experience we offer.

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FAQs - Helicopter Proposal Package Melbourne

Yes, you can propose while on a helicopter. We have various proposal packages which you could book and pop the question while you are on the air. Click here to explore all our proposal packages by helicopter.

Our helicopter services are primarily based in Essendon Airport, which is a short 15 minute trip by taxi or uber from the city. We do not depart from the City Helipad near Crown Casino because, quite frankly, you get a much better view of the city flying from Essendon.

There are plenty of ways to propose in Melbourne. One of the most romantic proposal ideas is to pop the question to your partner when you are in a helicopter. Click here to explore more proposal ideas in Melbourne.

In the event of bad weather, you will be covered by our Weather Guarantee. If your proposal helicopter flight cannot take place due to bad weather including low cloud, rain or heavy winds, we’ll reschedule your flight or provide a full refund - no questions asked.

Customer Reviews

Based on 8 reviews
Pete Haughton (Victoria, Australia)
The Perfect Day

OMG! What an unbelievably perfect experience it was to fly over Melbourne and surprise my partner with a proposal.

It could not have been any better and worth every cent!

I would like to thank Ed for making it such an unforgettable experience as he is the exact person you want helping plan

your special day.

Stuti Gandhi (Victoria, Australia)

The entire ride & the banner was just mesmerising! But the main reason we had a blast was because Ed made sure everything happened on the right time in the best way possible. He was the most comforting when it came to our questions & planning the entire thing precisely. We were given so much time & space to click enough pictures we needed. Experiences like these make such days unforgettable & Rotor One made our proposal day PERFECT!!

T.P. (Victoria, Australia)
Epic Helicopter Proposal

From first communication to last, Rotor One have been absolutely outstanding; going the extra mile to make both my partners and my special day (Engagement) one of the most memorable times in our lives.

I called a number of providers but ultimately went with Rotor One after having great chats with Eddie, who was clear, trustworthy and transparent. Eddie helped by walking me through the offerings for my engagement, all the while keeping it a secret from my partner.

I opted for the engagement package which was very reasonably priced, it included 30+ minutes in the air, circling the outskirts of the city, the St Kilda and Brighton Beaches, back across the MCG / Tennis Arena and then across towards the beaches of Altona where his team had organised a 50+ ft banner which was sprawled across the land right near the beach. We did a couple of passes and I proposed to my partner who was in shock - all the while Eddie was able to keep me in the loop with timings and locations via radio signals; unbeknownst to my partner.

We landed back at hanger 7, where champagne and a photographer were also on the tarmac waiting for us.

It was a perfect day, one I will never forget - I couldn't recommend the team at Rotor One any higher and both my partner and I will be back for more tours soon!

Fulvio Obregon (Victoria, Australia)
Amazing Experience

We had experienced a really good flight, the views were stunning. Being this our first flight in a Helicopter I was expecting a hard flight but it was so smooth, Ed is such a good person and pilot, he is so friendly and professional and was too kind helping us with the proposal from the beginning to the end, I really appreciate it. We definitely want to go again and flight with him.

We'd highly recommend this experience.

Thanks again Ed!

Kenneth Lee (Victoria, Australia)

We were so impressed with the stunning views and professionalism from Ed in ensuring the flight and proposal went as smoothly as possible.

We thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience and Ed gave us plenty of time to take photos and soak it all in.

We highly recommend a flight with Ed at Rotor One!

Thanks again Ed!

Kenneth and Rowena

Rhys Barker

Such a good experience
Ed was amazing overall great day

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About Us

Rotor One is a helicopter tour company specialising in helicopter rides, scenic flightswinery tours and helicopter rental in Melbourne.

Hire a helicopter to see all of Melbourne's famous landmarks on a 20 minute helicopter ride or take a sunrise flight and spot Hot Air Balloons over the city!

Fly to the Yarra Valley for lunch at Hubert Estate, wine tasting at Levantine Hill or gin tasting at Four Pillars Distillery.

Celebrate your anniversary with a 30 minute helicopter tour of the city and beaches or explore the natural wonders of the 12 Apostles by helicopter from Melbourne.

Have a question? Call us on (03) 7065 1888