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Historic DC3 Flight and Lunch At King Island

Melbourne
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SHS341

Highlights

  • Visit the beautiful and remote King Island
  • Enjoy a delicious buffet style lunch
  • Take in specular views from the restaurant

Departing from Melbourne, take an Historic DC3 flight to King Island followed by lunch... the only way to spend a day! Take a most famous passenger jet to King Island for the buffet lunch, then sample some of the King Island's renowned cheeses - there's even the opportunity to take a few home!

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • Return flights to King Island
  • Champagne and light refreshments
  • Buffet style lunch

PLEASE NOTE: This experience is not available until 10th September 2017.

Step back in time and travel in a historic DC3 to King Island, a remote and beautiful island, located of the North Western tip of Tasmania. The air is fresh, the people are friendly, the produce is absolutely sensational! King Island beef, cheese, yoghurt, crayfish are rightly world renowned.

On the day of your flight, check in commences at 10am at the Silver Clipper VIP Lounge near Melbourne where light refreshments and champagne are served prior to boarding. You will board at 10.30am for the 1 hour and 10 minute flight, usually flown at low altitudes. The route takes you past the city skyline, into Port Phillip Bay, through the Heads and on to King Island.

Upon arrival at King Island, you will be met by coach and transferred to 'Boomerang By The Sea', located near the main town of Currie. The restaurant is situated atop the cliff tops and overlooks Bass Strait and the golf course. You would be forgiven for thinking that you have just arrived at St. Andrews in Scotland. Their dining space is situated overlooking the Western coast, with 180 degree views of this astounding vista. Lunch is buffet style, with an emphasis on local King Island fare. (Please Note: Drinks are an additional cost to be paid on the day).

Seating can be arranged as desired, with the group placements, couples or individuals. After lunch the coach will take you to the King Island Cheese Factory where temptation awaits! You will have the opportunity to sample some of the delicious local produce and you may purchase some of your favourites to take home. You then return to the aircraft for a 4pm departure back to Melbourne.

On the Day

Session Length

This experience is a full day in duration, departing from Melbourne at 10am and returning at approximately 5 - 5.30pm. Flights take place on selected Sundays throughout the year. Please book in advance. All bookings are subject to availability.

PLEASE NOTE: This experience is not available until 10th September 2017.

Numbers on the Day

  • The price quoted is for 1 person
  • This experience operates with a maximum of 28 people on the flight
  • All flights are subject to minimum numbers and may be rescheduled if minimum numbers are not met

Weather

  • DC-3 flights are extremely weather reliant and only operate them in good to excellent flying conditions
  • If the weather is not suitable your experience will be rescheduled by the provider  

Dress Code

Casual attire is reccomended. 

Other Info

PLEASE NOTE: Drinks are an additional cost to be paid for on the day.

... and Importantly

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.

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

Rescheduling

  • Over 2 weeks prior to the experience date: No charge
  • Within 48 hours of the experience date, No Shows and Late Arrivals: Participants forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book. Participants are advised to make their own insurance provisions in case of unforeseen circumstances