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!
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.
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.
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.
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:
The price quoted is for 1 person
DC-3 flights are extremely weather reliant and only operate them in good to excellent flying conditions
Casual attire is reccomended.
PLEASE NOTE: Drinks are an additional cost to be paid for on the day.
Departs from Melbourne, Victoria.