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Historic Plane Silver Clipper Dinner Flight

Historic Plane Silver Clipper Dinner Flight

Code: SHS532
  1. Valid for 12 months
  2. Free exchange

The Silver Clipper Dinner Flight is a tribute to a bygone, elegant age of air travel, when style counted and how you travelled was as important as the destination. The flight is an all inclusive event with an elegant specially designed meal from Artistic Catering.

The night commences with check-in procedures at 7.00pm when you arrive at the Silver Clipper VIP Lounge. You're greeted by our flight and ground staff and served nibbles and champagne before boarding commences at 7.30pm.

The flight departs at 7.45pm. During the flight you'll receive a cold elegant hamper style meal supplied by the award winning Artistic Catering. On return to the lounge we offer chocolates, coffee and port. The evening concludes at 9.30pm.

This experience voucher is valid for 12 months from date of purchase.

Venue:

Melbourne, Victoria.

Session Length

This experience is 2.5 hours in duration. Saturday evenings only, with the occasional Friday. Check-in is at 7.00pm. You will return at about 9.00pm and the evening concludes at 9.30pm.

Available Dates:


Location Date Availability
VIC Saturday, 10 May 2014 Spaces
VIC Saturday, 14 Jun 2014 Spaces
VIC Saturday, 12 Jul 2014 Spaces

Last updated on 10 April 2014.

These dates are guidelines only and are subject to daily change.

We suggest you only purchase a voucher for one of the dates listed above if you plan to redeem your voucher and book the date today.

Guidelines:

Alcohol and Aviation. In any more than moderate amounts, they don't mix. We operate under stringent Government Regulations that prohibit carriage of passengers under the influence. Smoking is not permitted in the Aircraft or Lounge.

Numbers:

We operate with a maximum of 28 people on the flight.

Weather:

DC-3 flights are extremely weather reliant, we only operate them in good to excellent flying conditions. We fly at low altitudes, where the air can be turbulent. If the weather's less than good we cancel. We'll advise you ASAP if there is a prospect of poor weather. Flights will be rescheduled.

Map

The map below gives you the location of this experience to allow you to plan.

Exact location, directions and meeting place will be available to you once you have booked your experience

Rated 5 out of 5 by 5 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Nostalgia plus I first flew in a DC3 in the early fifties when I was about 8 or 10, my last flight was in the mid fifties when was about 14. I told our children of my passion for the DC3 over the years. Last Christmas they chipped in and gave my wife and myself one of the best surprises we could imagine. We waited to take our dinner flight when we thought the weather (and daylight) was best. So on December 1 we headed off to Essendon not knowing exactly what was in store for us. Yes 7:00pm sharp is 7:00pm sharp. The experience started the second we walked in the terminal door, the atmosphere, the attentiveness of the staff, drinks and nibbles and "Casablanca". But the best was yet to come. On boarding, it all came back, the "steep" climb up the aisleway to our seats and the feeling of being in something extra special. Then when the engines burst into life the adrenalin started pumping. Once we were airborne we could savour the scenery and enjoy the friendly service and wine. Dinner was fairly basic but enjoyable. The amount of time in the air is ample, especially the numerous circuits over Melbourne CBD. Also one of the highlights was a visit to the cockpit. We were circling Melbourne just on twilight and the lights were just coming on in the buildings and streets. So I would say any time of the evening would be good. The wrap up back at the terminal was also great - but just wish we had put more effort into the era look. Sadly we didn't win the best dressed for the occasion award. Will definitely do it again! Suzy and Gordon 18 December 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by A wonderful way of reliving bygone days 16 April 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by An amazing night lucky to have perfect weather the staff were all very friendly and attentive Slightly dissapointed with the food but realise it is about the flight not the food 16 April 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Was a great treat - thankyou! 25 March 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by For us this was a one of a kind thing to do .very enjoyable would love to do it again and probably will 21 March 2012
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