Mitchelton Winery & St Hubert's Estate - Visit Two Premium Wineries by Helicopter in One Day
Overview - Helicopter Wine Tour to Mitchelton Winery & St Hubert's Estate
Travel by helicopter to two award-winning wineries outside Melbourne - Mitchelton Winery in Nagambie and St Hubert’s Estate in the Yarra Valley - for an exclusive wine tasting and winery lunch experience by helicopter.
Your helicopter wine tour will explore two of the most popular wine regions in Australia - the Nagambie and Yarra Valley - and take you on an exclusive tour of the award-winning wineries owned by Australian businessman and OAM, Gerry Ryan, the iconic founder of Jayco Caravans.
Your winery lunch experience by helicopter includes a double wine tasting and double winery lunch that is split across the cellar doors and fine-dining restaurants at both Mitchelton and Hubert's Estate winery properties.
First Winery Destination - Melbourne to Mitchelton Winery by helicopter (40 minute flight) for a wine tour and entrée lunch
Start your helicopter wine tour with a 35 minute helicopter ride from Melbourne to Mitchelton Wines in Nagambie. Enjoy beautiful aerial views over Melbourne and rolling vineyards of the Nagambie wine region before your private landing next to Mitchelton's iconic Ashton tower.
Enjoy a a unique wine tasting experience at Mitchelton's cellar door with some of Mitchelton's finest wine blends including their award-winning Shiraz, Riesling and Rhone blend wines.
Following your wine tour head to Muse Restaurant for a delicious entrée dish from their modern farmhouse lunch menu. Try their Corn & Manchego croquette with baby corn, soft shell crab doughnut with pickled shallot or Charred sprouting broccoli with crisp garlic from the flavour-rich lunch menu at Muse Restaurant.
Second Winery Destination - Mitchelton to St Hubert's Estate by helicopter (50 minute flight) for a winery lunch and a second wine tasting
Your pilot will escort you back to the helicopter for your second flight from Mitchelton to Hubert's Estate in the Yarra Valley. This relaxing 50 minute helicopter ride takes you past the Macedon Ranges and Victorian High Country to the rolling green hills and vineyards sprawled across the Yarra Valley.
Land directly at Hubert Estate's private helipad (the same one used by the owners, Gerry and Andrew Ryan) before being escorted to your table for a delicious winery lunch at Quarters restaurant. Imagine an Australian-European inspired lunch menu with rich, complex dishes from a home-made herb and garlic pizza with Dukkah and almond hummus to grass-fed scotch fillet with horseradish cream, Hiramasa kingfish with Yarra Valley caviar and a red wine poached pear gateau for dessert, and multiple options in between.
Following your winery lunch, you have the option of enjoying a second wine tasting at Hubert Estate's brand new cellar door and experience their ultra-premium St. Hubert's The Stag wine brand including their renowned Cabernet Sauvignon, along with cool-climate Pinot Noir and Chardonnay varieties.
Final Destination - Hubert's Estate to Melbourne by Helicopter (25 minute flight)
End the day with a scenic 25 minute helicopter ride back to Melbourne with more amazing aerial views of the Yarra Valley along with Melbourne's city and eastern suburbs before landing back at Essendon Airport after one of Melbourne's most amazing culinary adventures by helicopter.
Your scenic flight experience includes:
- A private helicopter reserved exclusively for you and up to 2 guests
- A luxury helicopter with leather seats and air-conditioning for 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 over Melbourne
- Premium noise-cancelling headsets from Bose to speak amongst yourselves and with your pilot
Example Itinerary — Winery Tour to Mitchelton Wines & Hubert's Estate
- 10:00 - Depart Essendon Airport by private helicopter
- 10:45 - Arrive at Mitchelton Winery in Nagambie
- 11:00 - Wine tasting session at the Mitchelton Wines cellar door
- 11:30 - Entrée lunch at The Muse restaurant
- 12:15 - Depart Mitchelton Winery by helicopter to the Yarra Valley
- 13:00 - Private helicopter landing at St Hubert's Winery
- 13:15 - Enjoy a winery lunch at Quarters Restaurant
- 14:30 - Wine tasting session in the cellar door at Hubert's Estate
- 15:00 - Visit the underground Aboriginal Art Gallery at Hubert's Estate
- 15:30 - Depart Hubert's Estate in the Yarra Valley
- 16:00 - Arrive at Essendon Airport by private helicopter
About Mitchelton Winery in the Nagambie
Mitchelton Wines is the must-visit winery in the Nagambie region. The property houses a 5-star cellar door experience, relaxing day spa, premium fine-dining at The Muse restaurant and underground art gallery filled with rare aboriginal art.
Mitchelton Winery produces award-winning wines and are well-known for their Shiraz, Riesling and Rhone blend wines. Try a variety of their wines during the wine tasting session before you enter The Muse Restaurant for your entrée.
St Hubert's Estate in the Yarra Valley
St Hubert’s Estate has been newly re-developed despite being one of the oldest vineyards outside Melbourne, emerging from the Yarra Valley wine renaissance in the 1960’s. The impressive new property and wine estate boasts a modern Australian and Euro-inspired restaurant, Quarters, along with a brand-new Cellar Door and, taking inspiration from it's sister winery Mitchelton, an underground indigenous Art Gallery.
St Hubert's The Stag is well known as one of the finest cool-climate wine brands in the Yarra Valley, especially with the St Hubert’s Chardonnay and St Hubert’s Blanc de Noir.
Why people choose Helicopter Rides in Melbourne with Rotor One
✅ No-hassle booking policy: Reschedule or cancel up to 48 hours before your flight if your plans change - no questions asked.
✅ Weather guarantee: We'll reschedule your flight free of charge or provide a full refund if your flight is delayed due to the weather.
✅ Private flights: We reserve the entire Helicopter just for you.
✅ Photoshoot included: We reserve time before and after your flight to take photos of you in and around the helicopter.
✅ Helicopters with air conditioning: Stay comfortable on hot summer days and cold winter mornings in whatever you're wearing.
✅ Noise-cancelling headsets from Bose: Amazing sound quality designed to protect your hearing during the flight.
✅ Fly with our owner: Our owner Ed runs the company and often flies guests personally to ensure our experiences are truly special.
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