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Brisbane River Helicopter Flight from Kholo Logo and Images

Brisbane River Helicopter Flight from Kholo

37124 - Brisbane QLD 4001

Experience the thrill of flying along the Kholo reach of the Brisbane River at low level. This 25 minute flight follows the Brisbane River from Lake Manchester to Fernvale and back again. Following all the twists and turns of the river, take in the incredible sights along the way.

Located approximately a 40-minute self drive from Brisbane CBD, experience a 25-minute helicopter flight along the Brisbane River.

You'll be flying at low level throughout your flight ensuring you are able to appreciate the views this incredible scenic flight offers of the Brisbane River.

You will travel by R44 helicopter from Lake Manchester to Fernvale with a tight turn and back again during your 25 minute flight.

This flight is for those of all experience levels as your professional pilot handles the helicopter with extreme care ensuring your safety throughout your time gliding through the sky. Listen to on-board commentary as your pilot provides insiders tips along the way.
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Whitsundays Seaplane Tours

37142 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

Take in remarkable views of the Whitsunday Islands on a scenic flight by seaplane. Choose from five flight options to fly over this stunning part of the Great Barrier Reef, the colorful natural wonder that stretches some 1,240 miles (1,996 km) along Australia's northeast coast. Depending on what you choose, you might take a ride on a glass-bottom boat at Hardy Lagoon, lounge near the water at Whitehaven Beach, or admire the picture-perfect Heart Reef from the air. It's an amazing way to experience Queensland’s famous tropical paradise!

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Pass By: Air Whitsunday Seaplanes, Whitsunday Airport Lascelles Avenue, Gunyarra, Queensland 4800 Australia

What To Expect When booking this Great Barrier Reef aerial adventure, you have five tour options to choose from, all of which depart by seaplane from the Whitsundays Airport.

Panorama Tour: 4.5 hours total duration; 1.5 hours of flying time.

The most comprehensive of all four tours, this half-day experience starts with a seaplane flight over Heart Reef, a heart-shaped coral reef that can only be appreciated from the air, before landing at Hardy Lagoon, where can go snorkeling and enjoy a glass-bottom boat tour. Then head to Whitehaven Beach for an hour of relaxation on this stretch of bright white sand. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine while you marvel at the aquamarine water, and stay hydrated with water, fruit juice and light snacks.

Reef Adventure Tour: 3 hours total duration; 1 hour of flying time.

On board the seaplane, soar over to Hardy Lagoon, taking in a view of Heart Reef during the 30-minute flight, and then land on the water for your glass-bottom boat tour,. With its underwater viewing chamber and snorkeling platform, the boat offers up-close looks at the marine life and reef in the calm water. You have one hour on the boat and another hour of snorkeling time; if you don’t want to get in the water, you may stay on the boat, relaxing on the sun or shade decks. Flotation devices, snorkel gear and instruction are provided, as are fruit juice, Australian sparkling wine, water and light snacks.

Whitehaven Experience: 2.5 hours total duration; 30 minutes of flying time

Fly by seaplane to Whitehaven Beach, known for its stunningly white silica sand. During your 15 minute flight to Whitehaven Beach listen to your pilot’s narration while soaring over the swirling sands of Hill Inlet. After a smooth landing, you have one hour and half on the beach to relax in the sunshine and go swimming. Sparkling wine, water, fruit juice and light snacks are provided, as are beach umbrellas so you can stay protected from the sun.

Reef and Whitehaven Flight: 1 hour total

Take off in your seaplane for a scenic flight over the Whitsundays, gazing down in awe at Heart Reef, lush isles and white-sand beaches that dot the sparkling blue Pacific. Fly over Whitehaven Beach for an aerial view of its bright white sand. This tour includes a Touch-and-go water landing at the Great Barrier Reef (subject to weather conditions).

Reef and Whitehaven Discovery 2.5 hours total duration; 1 hour flying time

From your seaplane take in the aerial views of the Whitsunday Islands, Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, Bait Reef, Hook Reef, Hardy Lagoon and of course Heart Reef. Visit Whitehaven Beach in style, landing gracefully at an area of the beach with few or no other visitors. You'll have an hour on Whitehaven Beach where you are free to relax, sunbathe, swim and explore this remarkable pure silica beach.


Stop At: Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Whitehaven Beach is included when you select the following Tours -

Panorama Tour: Marvel at the aquamarine water and enjoy the pristine sands with a glass of sparkling wine for an hour of relaxation.

Whitehaven Experience: Enjoy one and a half hours at the beach known for its stunningly white silica sand. You will have time to explore, swim and enjoy light snacks which are provided with a glass of sparkling wine, water or juice.

Reef and Whitehaven Flight: Enjoy viewing the incredible Whitehaven beach from the skies on this tour, where you will have the best Arial view of the bright white and crystal clear waters below (please note this tour does not land on Whitehaven Beach)

Reef and Whitehaven Discovery: Arrive in Style onto Whitehaven Beach in an area where few travellers visit. You will have one hour to enjoy the remarkable beach.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Heart Reef, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia

Marvel at Heart Reef which is included on all Air Whitsundays seaplane flights over Heart Reef, a heart-shaped coral reef that can only be appreciated from the air!

Pass By: Hill Inlet Hill Inlet Whitsunday Island National Park Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

From your seaplane take in the aerial views of Hill Inlet when you choose either the Whitehaven Experience or the Reef and Whitehaven Discovery Tours

90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight Logo and Images

90-Minute Hinchinbrook Island Scenic Helicopter Flight

36897 - Townsville QLD 4810

Take a flight around Hinchinbrook Island and take in Australia's largest island National Park. Experience many beautiful sights from the air like Palm Island archipelago and the Great Barrier Reef. There is also a chance to take in the landmarks of Townsville city.

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Stop At: Nautilus Aviation, Gypsy Moth Court Hangar 15, Townsville Airport, Garbutt, Queensland 4814 Australia

Check-in is 30 minutes prior to your departure for your pre-departure briefing.

You'll then board the helicopter for your scenic flight.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Hinchinbrook Island National Park, Hinchinbrook Island, Queensland 4849 Australia

Explore Hinchinbrook Island from above

Pass By: Townsville City Council, 103 Walker St, Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia

Fly over Townsville

Scenic Reef & Rainforest Helicopter Flight from Port Douglas Logo and Images

Scenic Reef & Rainforest Helicopter Flight from Port Douglas

37156 - Port Douglas QLD 4877

Take a scenic helicopter flight from Port Douglas over the Great Barrier Reef or a combination with the Daintree Rainforest. Fly high above two of Australia's greatest natural treasures -- enjoy magnificent views of the world’s largest coral reef, or views of the amazing gorges, rivers and rugged mountains of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest. You can choose from a 30-minute or 40-minute flight over the Great Barrier Reef -- or for the ultimate experience, take a 60-minute combined reef and rainforest flight.

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Pass By: Daintree Rainforest - Cooper Creek Wilderness, 2333 Cape Tribulation Rd, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873 Australia

View the Daintree Rainforest from above. Look out for waterfalls and remote creeks.

Pass By: GBR Helicopters -Tours, Lobby Shop, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877 Australia

GBR Helicopters Heli-pad is easy to get to, right near the Sheraton Grand Resort.

Pass By: Opal Reef, Port Douglas, Queensland Australia

View the spectacular Great Barrier Reef from the air. Look out for turtles and stingrays.

Pass By: Flagstaff Hill Lookout, 50 Murphy St, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877 Australia

View the picturesque township of Port Douglas and surrounds from the air.

Beach Skydive from up to 15000ft over Mission Beach Logo and Images

Beach Skydive from up to 15000ft over Mission Beach

36902 - Mission Beach QLD 4852

If you’re looking for the best location to Skydive at East Coast - Australia, do it in Mission Beach! Offering Australia’s highest jump paired with the idyllic beach landing, adrenalin rush and the spectacular views. Without a doubt Australia’s best drop zone and experience of your lifetime.

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Pass By: Mission Beach, Queensland Australia

See Mission Beach from the best vantage point in the sky!

Stop At: Skydive Mission Beach, 39 Porter Promenade, Mission Beach QLD 4852, Australia

If you’re looking for the best location to Skydive, do it in Mission Beach with Skydive Mission Beach! Offering Australia’s highest jump (up to 15,000ft), paired with warm tropical climate all year round, the most idyllic landing on shimmering sands of Mission Beach, it is adrenaline packed with the views of the Great Barrier Reef, tropical Islands and unspoiled Rainforest. Without a doubt Australia’s best drop zone, best value skydive and the unforgettable experience of your lifetime.

Our ultimate up to 15,000ft skydive now includes also

Free Breakfast or Lunch at Sealevel Beachfront Restaurant & Bar!

Skydive menu: Choice of Beef, Chicken or Vegetarian Burger & chips plus Tea/Coffee or Soft Drink
+ Free WiFi
+ Fox Sports
+ you can watch your skydive on the large plasma screen!
+ lounge around in the Beer Garden overlooking the beach
+ Free bike hire for 1 hour
+ Plenty of time to take a dip in a cooling ocean. So bring your swimmers too!

Feel like a celebratory drink? Beers and Wine at special skydive rate $5 per glass available to all skydivers!

Let us show you THE BEST LOCATION to skydive IN QUEENSLAND!

Duration: 24 minutes

Best of the Whitsundays Seaplane Tour Including Whitehaven Beach Landing Logo and Images

Best of the Whitsundays Seaplane Tour Including Whitehaven Beach Landing

36909 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

During the 2 hour 50 minute seaplane tour you will see the most stunning natural wonders of the world. Your scenic flight will take you over the Whitsunday hinterland and islands, Great Barrier Reef before landing on the turquoise waters of Whitehaven Beach for one hour to relax, swim and enjoy your complimentary snacks and drinks.

Our friendly team will meet you in our terminal at Whitsunday Airport (short 10-minute drive from Airlie Beach). After a quick check in you will be given a video briefing before leaving the terminal to alight your seaplane.

Once aboard the Seaplane you will commence your scenic flight to Whitehaven Beach. Take in the sights of Shute Harbour, Long Island, Daydream Island and the Whitsunday Passage before flying between Hook Island and Whitsunday Island. As you approach Whitehaven Beach you will start to see the stunning swirling sands of Hill Inlet. Your pilot will perform aerial work atop of Hill Inlet to capture that picture perfect postcard shot before touching down on the aquamarine waters of Whitehaven Beach.

Whitehaven beach is frequently voted as one of the world’s top ten beaches, this striking stretch of silica beach on Whitsunday Island National Park is the perfect location to enjoy your one hour stay. Explore and recline in the crystal clear waters while sipping a glass of sparkling wine.

Enjoy your water take off from Whitehaven Beach as you set course for the Great Barrier Reef. Fly over the dark blue Coral Sea before taking in the stunning sights of Bait Reef, Hook and Hardy Lagoon before flying atop of stunning Heart Reef.  Your pilot will perform two orbits over this iconic natural wonder that was first discovered by Air Whitsunday Seaplanes in 1975.

During the flight back you get to take in more views of the Great Barrier Reef along with Hayman Island the northern side of Hook Island and the Molle group of islands.

After 2.5 hours of seaplane adventures our front office staff will meet you back at the airport terminal and is ready to assist you with your transport back to accommodation house.
Private Helicopter Scenic Tour of Brisbane - 20min Logo and Images

Private Helicopter Scenic Tour of Brisbane - 20min

37170 - Brisbane QLD 4001

We have adjusted the flightpath of this Brisbane Helicopter Flight to offer the most we can in 20min. This is why, you’re looking at one of the most popular Brisbane helicopter flight packages we do. During this flight you will see Mt Gravatt, fly around the CBD Twice* and see Mt Cootha, including the iconic lookout up close. You will spend 20 minutes flying, and around 30 minutes inside the aircraft

The price is for the hire of the entire helicopter - up to 3 people 

(Not per person)

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Pass By: Bekaa Air, Grenier Dr, Oxley Archerfield Airport, Brisbane, Queensland 4075 Australia

This is where your journey begins

Pass By: Mount Gravatt Lookout, Shire Road, Mount Gravatt, Queensland 4122 Australia

We will climb to 1000ft and head towards the east, passing Mt Gravatt and it's lookout before turning westbound

Pass By: University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland 4072 Australia

We will then fly overhead Queensland's largest university

Pass By: South Bank Parklands, South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 Australia

We will make two orbits of the city. Initially starting overhead southbank and flying anticlockwise around the CBD

Pass By: Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, River Terrace Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland Australia

We will pass Kangaroo Point Cliffs, as we make two orbits around the city at 1000ft

Pass By: Story Bridge, Main Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4160 Australia

We will remain to the west of the iconic Story Bridge as we pass the Meriton Tower on our left

Pass By: Roma Street Parkland, 1 Parkland Bvd, Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia

We will make our way overhead the Roma St Parklands, this is where we will begin our U-turn in to fly the same orbit in the opposite direction

Pass By: The Brisbane River, Brisbane, Queensland Australia

Overhead Brisbane River at 1000ft

Pass By: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Merivale St, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 Australia

We will then continue towards the north past South Bank & Brisbane Convention Centre

Pass By: Old Government House, 2 George Street Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Queensland 4001 Australia

Our aircraft will overfly the Government Building on our way towards Mt Cootha

Pass By: Mount Coot-tha Lookout, 1012 Sir Samuel Griffith Drive Brisbane Lookout, Mt Coot-Tha, Brisbane, Queensland 4066 Australia

Flying past the TV Towers & Mt Coot-tha lookout at 1500ft

Pass By: Walter Taylor Bridge, Indooroopilly Road, Brisbane, Queensland Australia

Your helicopter will continue eastbound past Walter Taylor Bridge

Helicopter Tour - Sirromet Winery & Scenic Flight Logo and Images

Helicopter Tour - Sirromet Winery & Scenic Flight

36930 - Brisbane QLD 4001

Experience luxury with a private helicopter flight over Brisbane before landing in true VIP style at Sirromet. Located at the picturesque Mount Cotton, upon landing you'll be picked up driven a short distance to the vineyard where you'll have two hours to explore and unwind. Sample Sirromet's finest wines (optional), take a stroll around the beautiful grounds and sit down for lunch at their fine dining restaurant or Tuscan-inspired cafe

Best of all, your helicopter will be ready when you are. With a quick text message your pilot will get the aircraft ready for the return flight. Enjoy a scenic journey back to Archerfield Airport via the beautiful CBD, offering incredible photo opportunities. Or upgrade to our Gold Coast Scenic Package, with around one hour of total flight time

The price is per person - we can accomodate groups of up to 30 by utilising larger/multiple aircraft

All food and drink at the winery is an additional expense

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Pass By: Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane City QLD 4000, Australia

We fly past Brisbane CBD

Stop At: Sirromet Wines, 850 Mount Cotton Rd, Mount Cotton, Queensland 4165 Australia

We land at Sirromet Wines

Duration: 2 hours

Pass By: Q1 Resort & Spa, 9 Hamilton Ave, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217 Australia

For the Gold Coast Scenic Flight we travel all the way to Broad Beach & Q1

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Townsville Helicopter Tour

37217 - Townsville QLD 4810

Enjoy breathtaking views of Townsville and Cleveland Bay during a helicopter flight with an expert pilot as your guide. Choose from either a shorter flight around Townsville or a longer flight that also takes you over Magnetic Island. The state-of-the-art helicopter flies over Castle Hill, the Strand, Townsville Port, Ross River and the Coral Sea. Upgrade to include Magnetic Island and portions of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Your pilot will provide expert commentary about Townsville’s highlights and history for a comprehensive overview of this stunning region.

You can request hotel pickup or make your own way to the Townsville Airport, where you meet an expert pilot and receive a safety orientation before boarding the helicopter. Up in the sky, the pilot provides detailed commentary about all the sights you see. If you have a question, just ask on a two-way audio headset.

Read on to learn about the two flights you can choose from:

City Flight (10 minutes):

Fly over Townsville by helicopter for aerial views of all the key landmarks, including the iconic Castle Hill, a heritage-listed pink granite mountain that stands 938 feet (286 meters) high in the heart of Townsville. Take in the long sandy beaches of the Strand and the bustling activity around Townsville Port, the third largest seaport in Queensland. Then follow the Ross River from the port through the city for a final look from above before gently landing at the airport to end your amazing flight.

Magnetic Island Scenic Flight (30 minutes):

See all the same sights as the City Flight option above, and fly over Cleveland Bay to Magnetic Island, located five miles (8 km) offshore from the city of Townsville. Part of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Cleveland Bay and the surrounding waters of the Coral Sea host abundant marine wildlife and fringing reefs, some visible from the air. Glide over Magnetic Island to admire scenery of rugged cliffs, dense rainforest and secluded bays with clear turquoise waters. Your pilot points out the landmarks of this pristine island, where national parks protect nearly 70 percent of the land. Keep your camera handy for remarkable views that you can only get from the air. Enjoy the return journey to Townsville Airport to end your flight.
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Bribie Island Beach skydive from up to 15,000ft

36964 - Brisbane QLD 4001

Skydive Bribie Island – skydive over the blue waters of Moreton Bay before landing on one of Bribie Island’s white sand beaches. Tandem skydiving is one of the best things to do in Bribie Island – you’ll see stunning beaches and ocean views as you free fall from up to 15,000ft.

Experience the thrill of Tandem Skydiving from up to 15,000ft with Skydive Bribie Island!

Please arrive to The Surf Club Bribie Island, First Avenue, Woorim, Qld 4507, no less than 30 minutes before your scheduled time, so you can complete paperwork and receive your safety briefing (which is pretty important!). Your Skydiving flight departs from Caboolture Aerodrome.

FREE City Pick Up can also be arranged with your skydive, simply let us know at the time of booking and we'll pick you up from your nearest bus stop, backpackers or hotel.

A tandem skydive is the ultimate introduction to skydiving! Tick skydiving off your 'Bucket List', or simply experience the thrill of a lifetime on your holiday! No matter the reason - Skydive Bribie Island is the place for your tandem Skydive in Australia! Enjoy the scenic flight to jump height over Moreton Bay, with views over Brisbane City, Redcliffe, the Glasshouse mountains, Moreton Island and Pumicestone Passage. But don’t get too comfy on the scenic flight, because soon it will be time to skydive!“Ready, Set, Skydive!” We’ll jump out of the aircraft….Freefalling at over 200kmph towards the earth, you’ll be skydiving with our instructors from up to 15,000ft. The parachute will open, then you (yes! You get to fly the parachute!) can fly around the sky for a while, before landing on one of Bribie Island's beautiful beaches. The tandem skydiving experience is something that EVERYONE should do once (or several times!) in their lives; trust us! You will never forget your first skydiving experience! With experienced instructors, Guaranteed Beach Landings, and spectacular views over South Eash Queensland as our aircraft climbs up to 15,000ft, Skydive Bribie offers you the experience of a lifetime!
Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise - with Port Douglas Transfers Logo and Images

Hot Air Balloon Flight at Sunrise - with Port Douglas Transfers

37258 - Port Douglas QLD 4877

There is no more spectacular way to start your day than with a dawn Balloon flight over the picturesque Atherton Tablelands.  As the sun rises the giant Balloons glide gently over the bushland and farms dotting the Mareeba Valley allowing you to spot awakening wildlife such as kangaroos and wallabies. Your highly skilled pilots will give you an insight into the surrounding region and the fascinating world of ballooning before returning you to your Cairns or Northern Beaches accommodation.

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Stop At: Atherton Tablelands, Cairns, Queensland Australia

Float over the picturesque country side in an incredible hot air balloon. This is an amazing area to view from above, see farm lands, wind farms and even wildlife as you float effortlessly in the crisp, clear morning air.
Guests will enjoy a delicious light breakfast in a bush setting in a remote location outside of Mareeba.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Mareeba Heritage Museum and Visitor Information Centre, 345 Byrnes St, Mareeba, Queensland 4880 Australia

This is a pick up point for those who self drive. Toilet stop is available here for guests that have come from Cairns.

Duration: 15 minutes

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Great Barrier Reef Scenic Flight

37009 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

Enjoy a 60 minute scenic flight over the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef, including Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet!

See the Whitsundays from above with a stunning Whitsunday 60 minute scenic flight over the islands and Great Barrier Reef, including famous Heart Reef and Whitehaven Beach.

Enjoy a bird’s eye view of many of the 74 Whitsunday Islands, fly over Whitehaven Beach and picture postcard Hill Inlet before heading out to the Great Barrier Reef and experiencing one of the most photographed reef locations, Heart Reef. The comfortable fixed wing aircraft offers big window viewing, pilot commentary and the best views of the Whitsundays!

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Pass By: Heart Reef, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia

Fly over world famous Heart Reef

Pass By: Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Fly over the stunning 7km Whitehaven Beach with it's pure white silica sand.

Pass By: Whitehaven Beach, Airlie Beach, Queensland Australia

Fly over the stunning 7km Whitehaven Beach with it's pure white silica sand.

Pass By: Hill Inlet Hill Inlet Whitsunday Island National Park Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Fly over the the amazing swirling sands of iconic Hill Inlet.

Pass By: Whitsunday Islands, Southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland Australia

Fly over some of the most beautiful islands in the Whitsundays.

Pass By: Whitsunday Islands National Park, 4802 Australia

Fly over some of the most beautiful islands in the Whitsundays.

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Whitehaven Heli Tour

37017 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

Fly directly to the world-famous Whitehaven Beach with aerial views of the Whitsunday Islands on a 2-hour Whitehaven helicopter tour. Arriving on the beach in style, you’ll have 1.5 hours to enjoy this pristine beach, voted the best in Australia.

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Stop At: Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Arriving on secluded section of Whitehaven Beach in style, you will have 1.5 hours to enjoy this pristine beach. Go for a swim, enjoy the privacy, have a picnic and relax.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

45-Minute Cape Cleveland Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville Logo and Images

45-Minute Cape Cleveland Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville

37026 - Townsville QLD 4810

Share some local history with a scenic flight to Cape Cleveland Lighthouse, then follow the coastline to reveal the wetlands of Bowling Green Bay National Park. There will also be the chance to take in the beautiful sights of Townsville itself when you make your way back.

Share some local history with a scenic flight to Cape Cleveland Lighthouse. Perched high on the wind-beaten cliff face, the lighthouse was built in 1879 and marks the northern-most point of Cape Cleveland and the entrance to Cleveland Bay.

Then make your way along the coastline reveal the wetlands of Bowling Green Bay National Park, this flight takes in some of the region’s most spectacular scenery before returning to Townsville.

This part of the flight will showcase the vast and contrasting views of the Townsville region, and will give you a true layout of the city and its many landmarks.
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Heli Fishing Day Trip from Townsville

37030 - Townsville QLD 4810

Whether you’re an experienced or novice angler, this HeliFish adventure will take you to new heights! Explore some of far North Queensland’s most elusive fishing locations by helicopter.

Helifish is more than just fishing – it is a photographers dream! See the beauty of untouched terrain from the air and rivers full of fishing potential.

Specialising in helicopter fishing, the tours are flexible to suit personal requests, fishing skill and groups of all sizes!

Make your way to the Townsville Airport to meet your pilot and start your fishing tour by helicopter. On this outing, known as 'heli-fishing,' you get to wear a 2-way radio headset that allows you to communicate while in flight. 

As for gear, it's all there. Your guide provides equipment such as overhead rods, spin reels, nets, coolers (eskys), chairs, and insect repellent, among other necessary gear. Your tackle box comes stocked with filleting knives, lures, and bait.

Next you'll take a short flight to either Bray Island, a rocky outcrop surrounded by deep waters, or to an estuary near Cape Cleveland. When you land, your guide breaks out a gourmet picnic lunch accompanied by sparkling wine or beer. 

On this trip, expect to cast a line for mangrove jack, salmon, flathead, and barramundi (from February thru October). At Bray Island, you'll also fish for cod, mackerel and trevally. (Bonus: You may spot other wildlife including crocodiles, dugongs, turtles and humpback whales.)
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Brisbane City Glimpses

37311 - Brisbane QLD 4001

The ultimate flight around the Brisbane CBD, beginning from Archerfield. Take off and head straight toward Fortitude Valley, you’ll fly over great sites such as the University of Queensland (UQ) and South Bank before taking a turn to the west. Hovering over the ‘Brown Snake’ Brisbane River, you’ll encounter prestigious Brisbane suburbs such as Milton, Auchenflower and Paddington as you get a great view of Suncorp Stadium. Along this part of the flight, you’ll experience some of Brisbane’s treasures such as the Brisbane Wheel, QUT, Kangaroo Point and the Roma Street Parklands.

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Pass By: Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, Mt. Coot-tha Road Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland 4066 Australia

The Biggest Gardens in the southern hemisphere

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Queensland Food Tour: The Ultimate Delectable Full Day Experience

37312 - Brisbane QLD 4001

The Ultimate Delectable Full Day Experience is a gourmet culinary journey exploring the finest produce at four venues Brisbane's stunning hinterland region.

The Ultimate Delectable Full Day Experience is a first-class tour that includes both premium car and helicopter transportation. On this experience, you'll visit fine-dining establishments in Brisbane's stunning hinterland region. This tour highlights some of Queensland’s best locally grown produce and has a real focus on the best produce available and locally made wine. It is a four-course experience with a cocktail stop that also includes tastings and a bottle of locally produced wine to take home. With the vast produce grown in these regions and different landscapes, it also provides a scenic adventure in Brisbane’s own backyard.

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Stop At: Spicers Peak Lodge, 1 Wilkinson Rd, Maryvale QLD 4370, Australia

Set on 8,000 acres with a backdrop of World Heritage Listed national park, sitting at 1100 meters above sea level, you’ll arrive in style for an award-winning gourmet experience. Taking a scenic drive to a private picnic location with a meat and cheese board and Champagne, you’ll get a unique opportunity to take in the true beauty of the area.


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Spicers Hidden Vale, 617 Grandchester Mount Mort Rd, Grandchester QLD 4340, Australia

The second stop will take you into the heart of the Lockyer Valley with beautiful vistas and an exquisite meal to match. Arriving in style by helicopter, you'll be welcomed into yet another award-winning venue for your main course and dessert, chosen especially for you based on seasonality and your dietary requirements, paired with a bottle of wine.

After your two-course lunch, your host will take you on a market garden tour and give you an opportunity to explore some of the beauty of this property before flying back to the first venue.


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Sirromet Wines, 850 Mount Cotton Rd, Mount Cotton, Queensland 4165 Australia

Here you will enjoy a premium wine tasting and handmade petit fours led by a member of the winemaking team. Here you'll also be able to choose a bottle of your favourite wine to take with you before returning to Brisbane.


Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Fish Lane, Grey Street to Manning Street, Brisbane, Queensland 4101 Australia

To truly make this an ultimate experience, we'll take you to one of Brisbane's best cocktail bars for a final stop and a delicious cocktail.


Duration: 45 minutes

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60-Minute Palm Island Scenic Helicopter Flight from Townsville

37074 - Townsville QLD 4810

The Palm Island Archipelago is a magnificent jewel in the crown of the Great Barrier Reef and its size, undoubtedly best experienced from above. On take-off enjoy an extraordinary vista of Magnetic Island before tracking towards the Coral Sea and the trail of small islands leading to Palm Island’s splendid shores. Circling the island’s rugged coastline see the fringing reefs that make this island one of the most prized assets of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The return flight offers views of Townsville’s city and port districts, the Strand and Castle Hill.

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Stop At: Nautilus Aviation, Gypsy Moth Court Hangar 15, Townsville Airport, Garbutt, Queensland 4814 Australia

Check-in is 30 minutes prior to your departure for your pre-departure briefing.

You'll then board the helicopter for your scenic flight.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Magnetic Island National Park, West Point Road, Magnetic Island, Queensland 4819 Australia

Start your journey flying out to Magnetic Island.

Pass By: The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia

Fly over the Strand

Pass By: Castle Hill Road, Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia

Fly over Castle Hill

Orpheus Island Day Trip by Helicopter from Townsville Logo and Images

Orpheus Island Day Trip by Helicopter from Townsville

37075 - Townsville QLD 4810

Leave the busy world behind and take a helicopter flight to the island of Orpheus Island for an afternoon in paradise. In just 30 minutes, your expert pilot flies your small-group from the mainland to this small island in the Great Barrier Reef. Following a refreshing fruit cocktail on arrival, explore the Island and enjoy its facilities or, opt for a transfer to your very own secluded beach. After 3 hours on the Orpheus Island, return by helicopter back to Townsville.

Make your way to the Townsville Airport to meet your pilot for your helicopter flight to Orpheus Island. After a safety briefing from your pilot, set off into the skies.

During the 30-minute flight, communicate with your pilot via the provided 2-way radio headset. Your pilot points out landmarks below you as you soar over the Coral Sea to Orpheus Island. Situated in the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, the secluded island features about seven miles (11 km) of pristine coastline surrounded by fringing coral reef.

When you arrive at the Orpheus Island heliport, the island staff welcomes you and offers you a a refreshing cocktail. Explore  the island and enjoy its facilities or, opt for a transfer to your very own secluded beach. In absolute seclusion on your private island, enjoy your chef-prepared gourmet picnic hamper with refreshments, beach comb and snorkel straight off the beach into pellucid blue-green waters to discover the mystical coral gardens and brightly coloured tropical fish of this under water world. 

Once three hours have passed, return to the helipad for your flight. Pass over the Palm Island archipelago on your way back to Townsville, marveling at the scenery as it unfolds around you. Upon arrival, make your own way to your next destination with great memories of an afternoon getaway on a gorgeous island.
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Queensland Food Tour: Ultimate Delectable Wining and Dining Experience

37084 - Brisbane QLD 4001

The Ultimate Wining and Dining Delectable Experience is a first-class tour that includes both premium car and helicopter transportation. On this experience, you’ll visit fine-dining establishments in Brisbane’s stunning hinterland region. This tour highlights some of Queensland’s best locally grown produce and has a real focus on paddock-to-plate produce and locally made wine. It is a three-course experience with an additional cocktail stop that also includes tastings and a bottle of wine to take home. With the vast produce grown in these regions, it also provides a scenic adventure in Brisbane’s own backyard.

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Stop At: Delectable Tours, Brisbane, Queensland Australia

This experience will be lead by a local knowledgeable host who will not only guide you through the different venues, food and beverages you will enjoy, but will also share interesting local facts and stories with you. It is a three-course experience with an additional cocktail stop that also includes tastings and a bottle of wine to take home. With the vast produce grown in these regions, it also provides a scenic adventure in Brisbane’s own backyard.

Duration: 6 hours

Stop At: Sirromet Wines, 850 Mount Cotton Rd, Mount Cotton, Queensland 4165 Australia

Enjoy a premium wine tasting and cheese platter led by a member of the winemaking team.
Here you'll also be able to choose a bottle of your favourite wine to take with you.

Duration: 1 hour

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Reef and Island Scenic Flight from Airlie Beach

36832 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

This signature scenic flight includes an amazing view of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. Included is the iconic Heart Reef, Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet. Your pilot/guide will show you this stunning region, pointing out notable landmarks, as well as explain important moments in history. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.

The reef and island is a signature scenic flight from Airlie Beach.

Begin your tour 45-60 minutes before departure time, with hotel/accommodation pickup.

The 60-minute flight includes all of the best sites the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef have to offer. It’s easy to understand why the Great Barrier Reef is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, the amazing contrast of colors is something that’s best experienced from the air. 

Taking off from Whitsunday Airport, your tour takes you over most of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays. You'll see the island resorts dotted around the islands as you head toward Whitehaven Beach and the renowned Hill Inlet.

Enjoy two passes of Australia's best beach and then head out to the Great Barrier Reef. Included in your tour is the famous Heart Reef, nestled amongst the bright colors and patterns of Hardy Reef. On board, everyone enjoys a window seat, a pilot commentary and superb views from our fleet of high wing aircraft.

Sights include Shute Harbour, Hamilton Island, Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach, Heart Reef, Hook Reef, Hayman Island, Hook Island, and Daydream Island.
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Helicopter Tour - Spicers Peak Lodge

37098 - Brisbane QLD 4001

Experience luxury with a private helicopter flight from Brisbane to Spicer's Peak Lodge. Elevated over 1km of the picturesque Maryvale, you will have up to two hours to do as you please - whether it's relaxing by the pool, getting pampered in the day spa or dining in their award-winning restaurant. Best of all, your helicopter will be ready when you are. With a quick text message your pilot will get the aircraft ready for the return flight. Enjoy a scenic journey back to Archerfield Airport and be amazed by the breathtaking mountainside beneath you.

Best of all, your helicopter will be ready when you are. With a quick text message your pilot will get the aircraft ready for the return flight. Customers can also enjoy the option of adding a scenic journey back to Archerfield Airport via the beautiful  Brisbane CBD, or the spectacular Gold Coast beaches - both offering incredible photo opportunities

Your flight starts at Archerfield Airport. After a safety brief, you will board your personal helicopter and depart towards the south. Soaring to and 4000ft you will be flown directly to Spicers Peak Lodge. After just half an hour, we will then land right outside the lodge. With up to two hours there (can be extended with prior notice), you're free to enjoy a massage, or why not a grab a bite at Restaurant Peak. The choice is yours. Best of all, you can depart whenever you wish; with a quick text message your pilot will get your aircraft ready for your departure. On the way back why not enjoy a Brisbane City Scenic flight or upgrade to our Gold Coast Option. Helicopter will land back at Archerfield Airport where the experience began
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Fly & Cruise Package with lunch

36848 - Airlie Beach QLD 4802

The Fly & Cruise package with GSL Aviation is an all-inclusive itinerary including the best sights of the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. Fly over the iconic Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet, Heart Reef, and then head out on the water for an adventure filled guided tour. Your day on the water with GSL Marine includes the Whitsunday Islands, snorkelling, a guided walk to Hill Inlet lookout, and stand-up paddle boarding at Whitehaven Beach. It’s a seriously adventure-packed itinerary, including the best of the Whitsundays.

Tour includes:

60-minute Reef & Island scenic flight

Full Day Whitsunday Islands tour with GSL Marine

Buffet Lunch & Snacks

Complimentary Wetsuit

Snorkelling Equipment

Stand-Up Paddle Boards

Ground Transfers

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Pass By: Heart Reef, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia

Fly over the Great Barrier Reef and discover the Heart Reef, Hardy Reef and more.

Pass By: Whitsunday Islands, Southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland Australia

Fly over Whitsunday Islands, including the iconic Hill Inlet, Whitehaven Beach, Hamilton Island, Daydream Island and more.

Stop At: Hill Inlet Hill Inlet Whitsunday Island National Park Whitehaven Beach, 4802 Australia

Visit Hill Inlet look out, one of the most iconic locations in Australia. A must do, while visiting the region. You won't be disappointed!

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Whitsunday Islands, Southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland Australia

1 Hour of snorkelling at a secret snorkelling location in the Whitsundays

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Whitehaven Beach, Airlie Beach, Queensland Australia

Visit Whitehaven Beach for 1.5hrs where you can enjoy stand-up paddle board, relax or go for a wander around the island.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Greater Brisbane Hot Air Balloon Flights - City & Country views - 1 hour flight! Logo and Images

Greater Brisbane Hot Air Balloon Flights - City & Country views - 1 hour flight!

37108 - Brisbane QLD 4001

Watch the sunrise as you glide over the heritage city of Ipswich on a 1-hour hot air balloon flight. Located just 30-minutes west of Queensland's capital city Brisbane, Ipswich offers the best of both worlds with a mix of both country and city views. You'll experience uninterrupted views over the Scenic Rim and Somerset regions with the Great Dividing Range as a backdrop. This unforgettable sunrise balloon flight is topped off with a delicious hot breakfast and a commemorative flight certificate.

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Stop At: Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights, 259 Junction Rd, Karalee QLD 4306, Australia

Floating Images Hot Air Balloon Flights provides a boutique hot air ballooning experience showcasing spectacular city & country views of the Greater Brisbane region encompassing Ipswich, Scenic Rim & Somerset countryside whilst aloft in a balloon wicker basket for an approx 1 hour flight time. How program takes 3 - 4 hours however.

Duration: 1 hour