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  •  Hunter Valley Helicopter Rides & Lunch Tour: Depart from Sydney

Hunter Valley Helicopter Rides & Lunch Tour: Depart from Sydney

  • Hunter Valley
  • English
  • 5 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. 2 x 50 Minute Flights
  • 2. Wine tasting at selected vineyard
  • 3. Three course lunch from a la carte menu, including a bottle of wine between 2
  • 4. Transport from/to selected hotels (minibus)
  • 5. Complimentary refreshments before/after the flight
  • 6. Photo opportunity with pilot and aircraft
  • 7. Informative commentary
From AUD

1 Key Facts


  • 1. 2 x 50 Minute Flights
  • 2. Wine tasting at selected vineyard
  • 3. Three course lunch from a la carte menu, including a bottle of wine between 2
  • 4. Transport from/to selected hotels (minibus)
  • 5. Complimentary refreshments before/after the flight
  • 6. Photo opportunity with pilot and aircraft
  • 7. Informative commentary

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Hunter Valley
Depature point ● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point: Sydney Heliport at 472 Ross Smith Ave, Mascot NSW 2020
● Departure Time^: Vary
^ Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time. Must be pre-booked.
^ Time to be advised the night prior to departure. Usually between 16:00 and 17:00 depending on the season.
Address 472 Ross Smith Avenue, Mascot NSW 2020
How to get there ● Transport from/to selected hotels
Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included. Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation.

● Make your own way
Please note complementary transfer from/to selected hotels runs to a schedule, times outside this, need to make your own way to and from the heliport.
Operating hours
Office Hours 08:00 - 18:00
Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, pick up location and time, and departure time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
Check-in requirements ● Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the pick is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider on +61 (0)2 9317 3402 and quote your confirmation number to double check.

● Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to flight time if you make your own way to Sydney Heliport.
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● General
-All flights are subject to availability, confirmed passenger weights, weather and Air Traffic Control.
-All tours are sold on a per seat basis. Tours are confirmed with a minimum of 2 passengers. Single passengers are welcome; however, they will not be confirmed until a second passenger is travelling.
-Aircraft capacity allows 2-6 passengers on a flight.
-All flights are sold on a shared basis, there may or may not be other passengers travelling on your flight. Private flights can be arranged at an additional cost.
-Flight paths and flight times may vary due to weather, air traffic control, or pilot discretion.
-This service provider cannot always guarantee flight departure and arrival times due to factors beyond our control. Restrictions imposed by Air Traffic Control and temporary inclement weather conditions may delay our flight schedule.

● Child Policy
-An infant is a passenger who has not yet reached his or her 3rd birthday.
-Infants will not be carried in company aircraft unless accompanied by one parent or a responsible adult.
-The infant may be carried in the arms of, or on the lap of an adult passenger, in an approved infant seat, or in a bassinet.
-Infants will not be carried in company aircraft on publicly available shared flights. If flying with infants the aircraft must be private hired.
-A child is a passenger who has reached their 3rd but not their 13th birthday and will occupy their own seat on the aircraft.
-The child must be accompanied by an adult on the flight.
-If children are travelling please specify age.
-Minimum age is to drink alcohol is 18 years.

● Safety
-Please note that wheelchairs can be carried on selected aircraft only and they must be collapsible.
-Pregnant passengers are welcome to fly at their own risk. Advise that passengers seek approval from their doctor or GP.
-Please note that all passengers are required to wear a seatbelt during flight regardless of their medical condition.
-This service provider accepts no responsibility for any adverse effect on the passenger or the unborn child due to the nature of the flight.
-For legal and safety reasons, all passengers are weighed prior to boarding the aircraft.
-Individual weights in excess of 110kg (or 240lb/17st) will incur a surcharge.
-Couples with a combined weight of over 200kg (440lbs/31st) will incur a surcharge.
-Accurate individual passenger weights MUST be provided at the time of booking. Failure to provide accurate weights may result in the passenger(s) being unable to fly or further costs to the passenger(s) to proceed with the planned flight or aircraft upgrade. This is all based on safety and will never be compromised. This service provider will take no responsibility for any costs associated with the passenger(s) being unable to take their flight if inaccurate weights are provided. If passenger(s) are unable to fly due to inaccurate weights no refund will be given.

● Weather
-Due to the nature of helicopter operations in the Sydney Basin and in surrounding mountainous areas all flights are operated at the discretion of the pilot in command and or service provider's management.
-Flights can still operate in wet weather as visibility may still be good.
-If passengers elect not to travel due to weather, and the helicopter flight is still operational a 100% cancellation fee will apply.
-Weather conditions such as low cloud, fog, gusty winds, or electrical storms present in the area of the flight path may require either cancellation or rescheduling of the booking.
-This service provider will not be held liable for costs associated with airfares, accommodation or anything else due to helicopter flights which do not proceed as booked.

● Baggage Limits
-Maximum size of bag 55X40X20cm, Maximum 23 KGS per piece.
-Aircraft type Robinson R44 can accommodate a maximum of 2 bags.
-Aircraft type Robinson R66 can accommodate a maximum of 4 bags.
-Aircraft type Eurocopter EC130 can accommodate a maximum of 6 bags.
-Aircraft type Agusta 109 Grand New can accommodate a maximum of 4 bags.

2 Overview

It's time to escape the rat-race of the city and head to Australia's signature vineyard and wine making region – The Hunter Valley. On landing in the Hunter Valley experience local wine tasting before sitting down to a gourmet lunch at one of the region's most reputable restaurants. Hop onto the Hunter Valley helicopters and experience an incredible day!

Hunter Valley Helicopter Rides & Lunch Tour: Depart from Sydney


Tour Description

In the Hunter Valley helicopters experience, see breathtaking views and enjoy lunch in one of the regions best restaurants.

Upon take-off enjoy full panoramic views of the Sydney skyline, Pacific Ocean and the historic Port Botany. Within 5 minutes the professional pilot will have you over the beautiful Sydney Harbour flying past icons such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House before heading North over Sydney's glistening northern beaches, right up to Palm Beach.

As Pittwater emerges below, the flight heads inland to the Hawkesbury River and Brisbane Waters regions before passing over the Central Coast to eventually land amongst the famed vineyards of the Hunter Valley.

After landing, experience local wine tasting before sitting down to gourmet lunch at one of the region's most reputable restaurants. The peaceful surrounds and genuine country hospitality of the Hunter Valley perfectly complements the superb food and wine the area is renowned for.


Tour Highlights
  • 5 Hour Tour (approx)
  • 2 x 50 Minute Flights 
  • Panoramic views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Sydney's spectacular skyline before heading North past the Northern Beaches and Ku Ring Gai National Park en-route to the Hunter Valley
  • Gourmet lunch in peaceful vineyard setting at one of the Hunter Valley's premier restaurants


Tallavera Grove - Bistro Molines

Bistro Molines is set among the peaceful surrounds of Tallavera Grove, overlooking a valley of terraced vineyards and grazing cattle. Awarded a Sydney Morning Herald Good Guide Chefs Hat in 2010, 2011 and 2012, Bistro Molines combines the finest food with relaxed friendly service and European influenced serenity.

Chef Robert creates sophisticated yet rustic French Provencal dishes for his ever changing menu and continues to amaze with his culinary genius that attracts people from the word over to his little piece of paradise.


Bimbadgen Estate - Esca Restaurant

Located high on a hill in the heart of Hunter Valley Wine Country, Bimbadgen is a striking winery and vineyard encompassing an expansive Cellar Door, award-winning Esca Restaurant, outdoor amphitheatre, modern tasting rooms and accommodation all in the one stunning location.

Esca is a regional restaurant that uses produce sourced locally or grown on the Estate including lemons, figs and fresh herbs. A feature of the menu are the Esca Tasting Plates, like a mini-degustation, where guests can enjoy three 'tastes' from the menu each matched with a Bimbadgen wine.

Dedicated to the art of food & wine matching, Esca's modern Australian cuisine, fresh local and home grown produce and spectacular views make for a truly memorable dining experience. Esca's contemporary restaurant design features large glass windows and an open balcony allowing guests stunning wine country views over the Bimbadgen vineyards to the Brokenback ranges.

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. ● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. ● If no show, no refund.

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