A romantic proposal package in a private helicopter for you to pop the question in style.
Create the perfect moment to propose to your partner, without all the anxiety that comes with planning it, on this unique proposal experience in a luxury helicopter.
Picture a glass of champagne on arrival, a private helicopter flight over Melbourne's best city and coastal landmarks and your entire flight including your magic proposal moment, captured on full HD video.
We'll worry about all the details to ensure this once-in-a-lifetime moment is private, memorable and, most importantly, runs smoothly on the day.
Once you've booked with us, our team will keep this a complete surprise from start to finish... The only thing you need to do is decide what you'd like to say on the day. 💍♥️
Finally, as a thank you for choosing to pop the question with us, we'll send you $350 worth of gift vouchers towards a private wedding or honeymoon helicopter experience.
What's included in your private helicopter proposal experience?
🥂 Relax with a glass of champagne on arrival
💍 Choose to propose before, after or during your flight (whichever you feel most comfortable with)
🚁 A 20 or 30-minute private flight over Melbourne City, Beaches and Coast
🎥 An in-flight HD video recording of the moment you propose
🎁 A personalised souvenir to take home with you (we'll keep this a secret until the end)
💵 And $350 worth of free gift vouchers to use towards a helicopter honeymoon experience in the Yarra Valley or a helicopter wedding transfer.
Special Add-On: Professional Engagement Photographer to capture your special moment with the helicopter (+$450)
We partner with TwinLeaf Weddings, a professional wedding and engagement photography company in Melbourne to capture your special moment on camera. They specialise in proposal photos and have experience shooting newly-engaged couples at our hangar, with the helicopter and city skyline in view.
They'll direct your photoshoot to capture all the best angles in front of the helicopter in a private 30-minute photoshoot for you and your partner-to-be after you've landed.
Afterwards, they'll carefully select the best shots from your special day, enhance them using their post-production process and share them in your very own online digital album ready... The perfect way to capture the first day of the rest of your lives.
If you're curious about the photos they capture, feel free to take a look at our collection of Helicopter Proposal Photos.
Popular landmarks you'll spot over Melbourne City & Beaches during your surprise proposal flight
Your 20 or 30-minute scenic helicopter flight flies over more than 15 famous landmarks and you decide exactly where you'd like to pop the question over your or your partner's favourite spot in Melbourne.
Your flight path will cover:
- Flemington Racecourse
- Melbourne Star
- Marvel Stadium
- Eureka Skydeck
- Formula 1 Circuit at Albert Park
- Shrine of Remembrance
- Royal Botanic Gardens
- Rod Laver Arena
- Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)
Port Phillip Bay
- Station Pier
- Luna Park
- St Kilda Pier
- Brighton Beach Bathing Boxes
A lot of our guests choose to propose over the Brighton Beach Boxes as they offer one of the most spectacular views from the helicopter.
What to expect in your private surprise proposal package?
You’ll arrive in our hangar for what your partner thinks is a helicopter ride that you’ve won through our online giveaway. Our staff will guide you to the customer lounge where you will relax and enjoy a glass of champagne as we prepare the helicopter for you.
Once everything is ready, our pilot will meet you in the customer lounge for a tour of the hangar. You'll learn about our operation at Essendon Airport including our flight training school and our different types of helicopters. Your pilot will keep everything a complete secret and will continue to play along.
After the tour, you and your partner will walk onto the tarmac for a mini-photoshoot with the helicopter. You’ll take photos in front of the helicopter with the Melbourne City skyline in the background. You can then board the helicopter and prepare for your helicopter flight. Your partner will have no clue that you going to pop the magical question during the flight.
Your pilot will bring the helicopter to hover over the helipad and take off towards the Melbourne CBD. You'll enjoy spectacular aerial views of famous landmarks as you orbit the city. These include the Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne Star, Eureka Tower, F1 Circuit at Albert Park Lake, Shrine of Remembrance and the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
The aerial views of these exciting landmarks will keep your partner occupied. Our pilot will also help keep her distracted by pointing out the perfect photo opportunities. After the orbit, your pilot will cruise along the coast of Port Phillip Bay.
On your left, you’ll see iconic locations such as St Kilda Beach, Luna Park and the Brighton Beach Boxes. On your right, you’ll spot boats, cruise ships and yachts sailing on Port Phillip Bay. You'll keep flying down the coast until you reach the Sandringham Marina. Your pilot will then take a 180-degree turn over it to give you the perfect view of the hidden Submarine from WW1. Your pilot will then continue the journey back to Essendon.
Whether you’ve chosen to propose over the Brighton Beach Boxes or the MCG, you can sit back and relax. Our pilot will help you create the perfect moment to pop the question. You'll receive 2 secret radio calls from your pilot. One radio call when you are 5 minutes away from the landmark and a final call when it's time for you to propose. The only thing you need to do is look at your partner, say your romantic speech and ask the magical question, "Will You Marry Me?".
The best part is that our camera will capture your whole in-flight experience. The video will record everything, from the time you board the helicopter to the moment she says “Yes”.You will have plenty of time to take more photos and enjoy the moment with your partner as you land at Essendon. Our pilot will then give you a personalised souvenir as a gift from us. We’ll also send you $350 worth of free gift vouchers for a wedding or honeymoon helicopter experience.
We guarantee that your proposal will be a complete surprise to your partner and they'll be keep pinching themselves to make sure that this was not a dream.
Need an excuse to convince your partner to come flying in a helicopter to keep it a secret?
Let us know and we'll send you an e-mail that says you've "won" a free helicopter ride, so he or she doesn't seem suspicious!
💍 Looking for different marriage proposal ideas in Melbourne?
See our different proposal packages in Melbourne that has everything from proposing at a winery in the Yarra Valley to setting up a 25-metre giant sign in a secret location.
Our proposal options include:
We'll set up a 30-metre "Will You Marry Me?" sign at a discreet location. Pop the magical question as we fly you over the giant sign during your scenic flight.
Take a sunrise helicopter flight and enjoy spectacular sunrise views of Melbourne. Propose to your partner as the sunrises over Melbourne. Rotor One is the only company to offer a sunrise helicopter flight experience in Melbourne.
This is one of our most romantic helicopter proposal options. We will fly with your partner to a Yarra Valley winery for a 3,5 or 7-course meal and wine tasting. You can propose to your partner in a private location on the winery.
Experience a private day tour of the 12 Apostles with your partner. Plan a beautiful proposal at the 12 Apostles and create wonderful memories that you'll remember for a lifetime.