The best helicopter rides in Phillip Island
If you have never visited Phillip Island, VIC before or you’re looking for a thrilling adventure you’ll remember for years to come, a helicopter flight is the way to go. See this beautiful part of Victoria from aerial views, including discovering the Little Fairy Penguins that make this island world famous. A scenic flight of the island is also the perfect gift idea if you’re looking for a thoughtful experience that goes above and beyond anything you’ve given before. The sky’s the limit when it comes to finding a present for a birthday, anniversary, Christmas or any other occasion!
Where is Phillip Island?
Phillip Island is located on the south-southeast coast of Victoria and is just a 90 minute drive from Melbourne. The island is easily accessible by car, public transport including V/Line coach and Westernport ferries, but our preferred method of transport is definitely by helicopter.
How much are helicopter rides in Phillip Island?
At RedBalloon, you’ll find a range of Phillip Island helicopters at affordable prices. These start at just $180 for an 8 minute helicopter flight for 2 and range through until $5,840 for the ultimate package including a scenic helicopter ride over the 12 Apostles and a penguin tour. You’ll find a range of experiences on offer at different price points so you’ll find just the right flight for you!
Is there an age limit for helicopter rides?
When embarking on your helicopter ride of Phillip Island, please check the age limit as it varies for each experience. Some of the Phillip Island scenic flights are suitable for all ages, making it a great experience for the whole family to enjoy. However note, some flights charge children aged 3 years and up the same price as an adult as they legally require their own seat but if you want to take an infant their is only the availability for 1 per aircraft at no charge. Please inquire with the experience provider at the time of booking to ensure they can accommodate you as best as possible.
Can passengers get picked up from Melbourne?
We offer a Phillip Island helicopter ride that departs from Melbourne at RedBalloon. The Heli flight with Phillip Island Penguin tour and dinner departs from Moorabbin Airport in Melbourne, which is the perfect experience for exploring the region without having to travel too far.
What is included in a Phillip Island helicopter ride?
When you book your helicopter ride of Phillip Island with RedBalloon, your flight includes an experienced and knowledgeable pilot who will provide a safety briefing prior to take off. During your ride, your flight path will fly you over some amazing Phillip Island attractions, including the spectacular scenery of the coastline and natural surroundings so be sure to bring your camera. We also offer a variety of packages as part of the helicopter rides which come with additional inclusions. Some of our customers’ favourite packages are:
1. Phillip Island helicopter flight for 2 people: you and your plus one will be treated to breathtaking views of the Southern Coast of Victoria, Cape Woolamai and the island’s surrounds. This experience includes wildlife spotting as you fly over Berry’s Reef, Pyramid Rock, the shipwreck at Kitty Miller Bay, Summerland Beach which is home to the famous little penguins, before arriving at Seal Rocks and The Nobbies.
2. Heli flight with Phillip Island penguin tour and dinner: experience spectacular coastal scenery of Phillip Island with a private helicopter flight. This experience includes a luxurious helicopter for 2 people, dinner at one of the island’s top restaurants and a private tour of the Penguin Parade with a knowledgeable ranger.