St Hubert's Estate & Mitchelton Winery (Two Wineries, One Tour)

Regular price$1,390 per person
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Experience the ultimate winery tour by helicopter in Melbourne.

🕔 6 hour Experience
🚁 2 hours of Flight Time (Private Flight)
🍷 Double Wine Tasting + 🍽️ Double Lunch included
👩🏻‍💼 Up to 3 People
🥇 Melbourne's #1 Rated Helicopter Company

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.

Mitchelton Winery Helicopter Tour in Nagambie.

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.

Helicopter Tour to Hubert's Estate in 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.

 

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.

Can I bring any luggage?

Handbags, small backpacks or duffel bags weighing less than 10kg and less than 60cm in length can be carried. Its essential all baggage is soft and compact as it must fit in a small baggage compartment under your seat. We're not able to carry any rigid suitcases or airplane carry-on size rolling luggage.

Can I fly if I'm pregnant?

Yes, however 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. Our team will gladly assist in lifting any passengers into the aircraft for their flight. We can also arrange to transport foldable wheelchairs when flying 4 or more passengers, as we use larger helicopters with cargo holds for these flights.

What is your cancellation policy?

Please see our cancellation policy below for more information.

What safety standards do you have in place?

Please see our flight safety guidelines below 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 72 hours before your departure time and on one occasion. We unfortunately cannot accomodate any reschedule requests with less than 72 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 72 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 unfortunately non-refundable and cannot be redeemed for cash. However, vouchers are transferable and their value can be used towards any helicopter experience on Rotor One<.

Pre-Flight Safety Briefings

  • Each of our guests receive a pre-flight safety briefing from your Pilot on the planned flight path, what to expect during the flight and how to operate emergency exits.

Qualified & Experienced Flight Crews

  • All our crew are qualified Commercially Licensed Pilots and Flights Instructors with detailed knowledge of Melbourne airspace and several hundred to several thousand hours of flight experience each.

Detailed Monitoring of Weather Data

  • All flights are subject to favourable weather conditions on the day and your Pilot may delay or cancel your flight if they believe the weather may impact the safety margins or comfort of your flight.

Use of Position Broadcasting Technology (ADS-B)

  • Our helicopters are equipped with the newest position broadcasting technology (ADS-B) which tracks our position in real-time and gives automated warnings of other aircraft flying nearby.

Routine Mandatory Maintenance Inspections

  • Our helicopters are inspected every day prior to the first flight and receive a detailed inspection every 50 hours by licensed aircraft engineers (LAME) with critical components being replaced every 100 and 400 hours of flight time.

Flight Planning & Monitoring with Air & Rescue Services 

  • All flights to destinations outside Melbourne have detailed flight plans that are submitted to Airservices Australia and include deadlines for time that search action may be required (SARTIME) as a strict precautionary measure.

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About Us

Rotor One is a helicopter tour company specialising in helicopter rides, scenic flightswinery tours and helicopter charter 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

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