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Helicopter Flight over Newcastle and Lake Macquarie

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  • 25-30 minute scenic helicopter flight
  • Extended views of the Newcastle coastline and cityscape
  • Fly over gorgeous sights such as Lake Macquarie and the Swansea Channel

Discover the natural wonders of Newcastle and Lake Macquarie during this scenic helicopter flight. Pass over eight of Newcastle's stunning beaches before soaring above the coastline to the beautiful Lake Macquarie. Continue to fly over pristine landscapes before you reach the Swansea Channel.

What's Included?

  • 25-30 minute scenic flight above Newcastle and Lake Macquarie
  • Safety briefing
  • Photo opportunities before the flight
  • Pilot commentary

From the moment you take off up until the moment you land, you will enjoy uninterrupted views of the gorgeous Newcastle coastline. Revel in the natural beauty of the contrasting shoreline below as you pass over Newcastle's eight pristine beaches, Redhead Bluff and Glenrock State before making your way down the rugged coastline to Australia’s largest saltwater lagoon, Lake Macquarie. From here, you'll have a birds eye view of the Belmont township, Blacksmiths Beach and the ever-changing colours from the sands of the Swansea Channel. Then, continue across the lake to the locally renowned Pulbah Island and over to Warners Bay where you'll admire the protected habitats and wildlife of Blackbutt Reserve and the Shortland Wetlands. To finish off, glide through the sky and marvel at the expansive cityscape where you will be able to point out McDonald Jones Stadium and the John Hunter Hospital.

Session Length

  • The flight is approximately 25-30 minutes in duration
  • Available daily from 9am-5pm, departing every 15 minutes
  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the booking time for a safety briefing and photo opportunity


Bookings are essential.


  • The maximum weight limit for one passenger is 120kg. The maximum combined weight limit for two passengers is 220kg
  • Flights cannot be taken by anyone who has conducted a scuba dive in the 12 hours prior to flight. Please advise the provider if you have been scuba diving within 24 hours of the flight time
  • No selfie sticks are permitted in or around the helicopter


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

  • Cancellation must be advised at least 24 hours prior to the flight departure to avoid penalty fees
  • Cancellations made within 24 hours of the experience date and time will incur a 50% cancellation fee
  • Same day cancellations, no shows and late arrivals will incur a 100% cancellation fee
  • Passengers may request to reschedule within 48 hours before the tour

Numbers on the Day

This experience runs with a minimum of two and a maximum of three passengers per flight.


Family and friends are welcome to join you at the venue and watch from the fence line.


If adverse weather conditions prevent a safe and comfortable flight, your pilot will postpone the flight and either refund or reschedule your booking to another suitable day.

Dress Code

Please wear comfortable clothing.

Other Info

Due to Aviation Weight Restrictions, all participants body and luggage weights must be advised for the reservation to be confirmed. Should the participants advised weight vary by more than 10% for any individual, the experience provider reserves the right to refuse carriage on that flight. Flights cannot be taken by anyone who has conducted a scuba dive in the 12 hours prior to flight. Divers must notify the pilot and ground crew if a scuba dive has been conducted in the past 24 hours. This is to ensure the safety of the passenger at all times.

This experience takes place in Newcastle, NSW.