Sydney: 20-Minute Helicopter Ride over Sydney Harbour

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Sydney: 20-Minute Helicopter Ride over Sydney Harbour

Activity provider: Sydney HeliTours
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From US$ 152.53 per person

Get bird's eye views of Sydney Harbour on a 20-minute helicopter flight and soar over iconic attractions, such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Manly Cove. Courtesy return transfer from Sydney CBD hotels included.

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Duration 20 minutes
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
A free pick-up service by minibus is available from hotels located within the Sydney CBD area.


  • Get panoramic views of Sydney Harbour aboard a helicopter
  • Experience aerial views of Sydney's spectacular skyline including Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Sydney Opera House
  • Enjoy complimentary refreshments before/after your flight
Full description
Following a courtesy transfer from Sydney CBD hotels, listen to a safety briefing and snap some preflight photos at the heliport. Next, climb aboard and begin your 20-minute helicopter flight over Sydney Harbour and its glorious beaches. Fly over sights such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, and Taronga Zoo in the company of a licensed pilot. Listen to a running commentary through the provided voice-activated headsets as you continue over Watson's Bay, Rose Bay, and Manly Cove. Enjoy free refreshments back at the heliport on landing.
  • 18-20 minute helicopter flight
  • Free shuttle bus service from/to hotels in the Sydney CBD
  • Free refreshments after your flight
  • In-flight commentary from a highly experienced professional pilot
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    • People over 297 lbs (135 kg)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You must fill out a travel information form

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • You can bring your camera or video camera to record the experience for a keepsake souvenir
    • The tour operates on Robinson helicopters that have a maximum seat limitation of 135kg (297lbs), passengers in excess of this weight will be required to fly in the Eurocopter helicopter which may incur additional costs
    • Bookings for two, where the combined total is 200kg or more in total, must book a private flight (for additional cost and payable direct to the supplier)
    • All passengers will be weighed upon check-in
    • All flights are sold on a shared basis where up to six passengers may be travelling on the helicopter. Single passenger bookings are welcome however all flights require a minimum of two passengers to depart
    • If you have an infant (a passenger under three years), you will be required to book a private flight for additional cost
    Customer reviews

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    4.8 /5

    based on 9 reviews

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    The driver who collected us from the city in his mini bus was really friendly and the pilot was really nice. He was informative in explaining the history of Sydney and in pointing out all the various landmarks. 20 minutes was a long time and we really enjoyed the experience, especially the initial take off. Well done guys, you made our day very special indeed.

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    January 30, 2020

    Der Flug war spektakulär und zugleich sehr informativ weil der Pilot sehr viele Infos über Sydney, die überflogene Sehenswürdigkeiten und insbesondere viele Tips zu den Stränden gab. Die 20 Minuten waren schnell vorbei aber sehr erlebnisreich. Man sieht Sydney aus der Luft aus so zu sagen bester Lage und kann viele sehr gute Bilder machen. Vor dem Flug gab es noch gemeinsames Foto vor dem Hubschrauber. Ich kann die Veranstaltung sehr empfehlen

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    January 2, 2020


    A really good view above Sydney. Great staff from start to finish. You do get transfers back to your pickup location, even though the get your guide site says you only get picked up.

    November 11, 2019

    Product ID: 60308