The top helicopter rides over the Great Ocean Road
Discover one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives along the south-west coast of Victoria from the best seat in the house…a helicopter! Discover the prominent landmarks, picturesque pristine beaches, beautiful rainforests and natural surroundings that make up by the renowned Great Ocean Road. There is no better way to see this then with a helicopter tour that will provide spectacular views in this once in a lifetime experience.
A scenic flight over the Great Ocean Road is the perfect gift idea for someone celebrating a special occasion like a milestone birthday. If you’re looking for a gift for your loved one then a helicopter flight for 2 people is the best way to go. There is nothing more special then gifting a memorable experience you can enjoy together.
How much is a Great Ocean Road helicopter ride?
At RedBalloon, you’ll find a variety of helicopter rides within your price point. Starting at just $140 for a helicopter flight over Victoria’s Southern Coastline for 2 people, you’ll be surprised at how affordable these extraordinary experiences can be. These range through to $6,090 for the ultimate flight. This private helicopter tour of the Great Ocean Road for 2 people is unlike anything you have experienced before and includes a 75 minute scenic flight, two course lunch and wine and food tasting.
How far is the Great Ocean Road from Melbourne?
Torquay, the official start for the Great Ocean Road, is roughly an 80 minute drive (104km) from Melbourne CBD. However you can also get to Torquay by train or bus. The Great Ocean Road itself is 234km long from Torquay to Allansford and is recommended to take 3 days if you’re driving yourself.
Where is the 12 Apostles located?
The 12 Apostles are located on the Great Ocean Road, off the coast of Port Campbell National Park. This is approximately 275km from Melbourne which is a four hour drive from the start in Torquay. These magnificent rock stacks rise up from the Southern Ocean up to 45 metres high. There is no better was to explore these monumental natural landmarks then with a 12 apostles helicopter ride from RedBalloon.
What will I see on a Great Ocean Road helicopter ride?
There is plenty to see when embarking on a Great Ocean Road tour by helicopter. During your ride you’ll see amazing views of both the rugged coastline and the region’s famous beaches, as well as the town of Torquay, Geelong City and the Bellarine Peninsula. Your flight will tick off all the must see attractions of the Great Ocean Road including the 12 Apostles and Loch Ard Gorge, Bells Beach, Aireys Inlet lighthouse, Apollo Bay plus so much more.
What do I need to know before a helicopter ride?
When you book a helicopter ride with RedBalloon we organise a lot of the details for you to make the experience is as seamless as possible. However there are a few important things to remember before your helicopter ride.
1. Bookings are essential. Please make sure you have your booking confirmed prior to the experience to ensure the date and time are correct.
2. Some of our suppliers require you to provide your exact weight when booking your experience as flights are scheduled around weight restrictions.
3. Please inform the supplier if there are any children over the age of 3 attending as legally they require their own seat and therefore cost the same as an adult. If you would like to take infant on board please request availability as only 1 infant can fly per aircraft. Infants under 3 years must sit on the lap of an adult with a child restraint provided by the supplier.
4. Please bring photo ID to match the booking name. Also some helicopter flights only take passengers over the age of 18 if the experience includes alcoholic beverages.
On RedBalloon, discover a helicopter ride Great Ocean Road experience that is just up your alley. With scenic helicopter rides, private flights for 2 people or the whole package with a helicopter flight with lunch and everything in between, your options are endless! Throughout the year you can even find amazing helicopter ride deals during special occasions and flash sales, so keep your eyes peeled for them! Gift yourself or someone else a helicopter ride over the Great Ocean Road from RedBalloon today!