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Sydney Harbour Tour by Helicopter

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Overview
Fly over beautiful Sydney Harbour by helicopter for a bird's-eye view of Sydney. Your expert pilot will provide informative commentary on all the sites as you soar through Sydney skies for approximately 20 minutes. You'll have the best vantage point of Sydney and its sparkling blue harbor, 1,000 feet up in the air during your memorable helicopter flight.
Highlights
  • A helicopter tour to see Sydney's highlights in the shortest time possible
  • Learn all about Sydney through a pilot-guide's commentary
  • Round-trip hotel transportation makes for a seamless experience
  • Unparalleled aerial views and photo ops of Sydney's top landmarks
What to Expect
Your helicopter tour starts out with the utmost convenience: pickup right at your Sydney hotel door. Relax on the drive over to the helipad, where you check-in, meet your pilot, and listen to a safety briefing.  With your camera or video device in hand, climb aboard and take off for the flight. Get comfortable in your seat and listen to your pilot's commentary through the headset while enjoying panoramic views of the Sydney skyline and the Pacific Ocean. The highlights of the short flight include the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Coogee, Taronga Zoo, and the famous coastline beaches.  During the flight, listen and converse with the captain as well as other passengers through the included headsets. This tour is perfect for those short on time or first-time visitors to Sydney.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tour departs from Sydney hotels
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Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport, Mascot
Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.
Private Helicopter Flight
1/10/2020 - 2/24/2021Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 05:30 PM

Sydney Harbour Tour by Helicopter
4/1/2019 - 4/1/2021Monday - Sunday:10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 20-minute helicopter tour
  • Live commentary by pilot
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Complimentary tea or coffee
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • We operate 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 and may incur additional cost subject to the number of passengers travelling.
  • All passengers will be weighed upon check in.
  • 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 flights are sold on a shared basis where up to 6 passengers may be travelling on the helicopter. Single passenger bookings are welcome however all flights require a minimum of 2 passengers to depart.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • If you have an infant (a passenger under 3 years), you will be required to book a private flight for additional cost.
  • Helicopters are collapsible wheelchair accessible, however the pilot is unable to assist passengers with boarding and disembarking due to occupational, health and safety regulations.
  • Courtesy transfer is available from selected City hotels. Once accommodation details are provided we will arrange the closest available option to where you are staying.
  • You will receive confirmation of your flight time and scheduled pickup time from a City hotel (if required) via email.
  • If you do not require transfer or are staying in an area outside the City you can make your own way to our base, check-in is 30 minutes prior to the confirmed departure time.
  • Please ensure that we have a phone number (including country code if applicable) for when you are in Sydney in case we need to get in contact with you on the day of the flight.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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We had a few occurrences that made this be a great day. Firstly our driver was superb. We instantly clicked. He was funny but at the same time very professional. We also a really clear day, which made visibility from the helicopter excellent. Finally, we were in the helicopter
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From pick up at hotel to the drop off at hotel, staff very friendly and informative. Fantastic helicopter experience.
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Sadly I can’t remember the pilots name but had the most incredible experience flying over Sydney with our fantastic pilot who also acted as a tour guide, informing us of all the landmarks and history. Would highly recommend this experience.
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The whole experience was great. The driver that picked us up on the complimentary service was extremely friendly. Upon arrival we were quickly checked-in, weighed and were left in the waiting room for a short while for our pilot. The flight itself was incredible as expected,
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I booked the 20 min package with hotel pickup. I’ll describe what happened. There were 2 ladies. Probably weighted no more than 55kgs each. A family of 2 adults and a one year old baby. A couple who weighted over 100 kgs each. My partner and I weighted 104 kgs. Two
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Response from Sydney H, Manager at Sydney Harbour Tour by Helicopter
Responded 12 Dec 2019
It is disappointing that you did not discuss your grievances on the day of your flight and instead, have chosen to write a negative review that is not only inaccurate but also highly disparaging. We have attempted to contact you to discuss and perhaps clarify your wrongful assertions without success, so we are now taking the opportunity to provide a clear and factual account of what transpired on the day of your flight. We provided a courtesy transfer from the city for you as well as group of other passengers who had booked various flight options. There were indeed two women who booked and paid for a private flight, a family who were travelling with an infant (who also booked and paid for a private flight) as well as another couple who, like you booked a shared flight and ended up flying on the same helicopter with you. As we have a strict adherence to safety standards, we weigh all passengers upon arrival, once all passengers have been weighed and checked in, seating allocation is established once a weight & balance calculation is completed, it is at the discretion of the ground crew or pilot in command to ensure the safe carriage of all passengers. On the day of your flight, seating was allocated the very same way and had nothing to do with your nationality. We offer and conduct both shared and private flights, during you extensive email correspondence that led to you making a reservation you did not enquire about seating allocation, aircraft type or the option to book a private flight. If this had occurred we may have found a more suitable option and therefore avoided your obvious disappointment. As a company, we are dedicated to providing a safe and enjoyable experience to all, we welcome and fly thousands of passengers from all over the world, so to suggest that we are discriminative or unprofessional in any way is absolutely preposterous and extremely regrettable.
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By: Sydney Helitours
blevins
31120
Fantastic trip!
We had an absolutely fabulous 90 minute trip and cannot rate these guys too highly! From the moment we were
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Darren
52
We got lucky
We had a few occurrences that made this be a great day. Firstly our driver was superb. We instantly clicked. He
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Karen L
11
Mrs
From pick up at hotel to the drop off at hotel, staff very friendly and informative. Fantastic helicopter
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Kirsty P
10
Amazing trip!
Sadly I can’t remember the pilots name but had the most incredible experience flying over Sydney with our
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grahamjb1959
104
Fantastic experience!
Absolutely first class. Customer service is excellent and the experience of the flight itself was amazing,
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Patricia
21
Best trip ever
Amazing tour from the very minute we were picked up from our hotel. Brilliant staff. The trip was the highlight of
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Andrew M
Timaru, New Zealand
30
Utterly amazing
This was quite possibly the highlight of my stay in Sydney, breathtaking views across the city, harbor and
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Sean
Swindon, United Kingdom
21
Fantastic service!
The whole experience was great. The driver that picked us up on the complimentary service was extremely
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Acupoftea
13
Discrimination and not professional.
I booked the 20 min package with hotel pickup. I’ll describe what happened. There were 2 ladies. Probably
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kek604
530141
Outstanding!
Pilot Grant took us up in the Robinson R44, just us two and him. We took the "Grand Tour" (I think), based on the
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