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Twilight Helicopter Flight - Sydney

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Key Highlights

  • Sensational views of Sydney Harbour at dusk
  • Every passenger gets a great view no matter what seat they are in
  • Expert commentary from your pilot
  • Fabulous photo-opportunities
  • Your helicopter operator has a TripAdvisor certificate of excellence
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    20 - 25 minutes flight

    Start time

    Twilight: details vary with daylight savings and seasons. Please call the activity provider 24 hrs prior to confirm the timing.

    Meeting Point

    Pick-up from most Sydney accommodation.
    (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
    Alternative meeting point: Mascot Airport, Building 472, Heliport, Ross Smith Avenue.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    same as starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    The Twilight Heli-Flight begins over Coogee and Bondi beaches as they bask in the glow of the setting sun. It continues north along the coastline to Manly Beach and the magnificent North and South Headlands, the gateway to the world's most beautiful harbour.

    Flying into the harbour through the heads, the city lights can be seen as they begin to sparkle onto the backdrop of the darkening sky before your pilot sweeps over the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge before last light. Sydney's twilight experienced from the air is a truly magical experience and one not to be missed!


    For your Twilight Helicopter Flight - Sydney you will be picked up from your hotel or you can make your own way to Mascot Airport, Building 472, Heliport, Ross Smith Avenue to board your flight. Departure time varies with daylight savings and seasons so please call the activity provider 24 hrs prior to confirm the timing.

    Your helicopter flight experience begins with a warm greeting and check-in by the friendly operations staff. This is followed by a comprehensive safety briefing in the spacious and comfortable lounge area prior to boarding your flight.

    After the safety briefing, the crew will use your own camera for some happy snaps in front of your helicopter to begin the memories of a sensational Heli Tour. Cameras and video recorders can be taken with you on the helicopter for more fantastic memories of your flight over picturesque Sydney Harbour.

    All scenic flights are recorded in real time using a unique on-board video system incorporating internal and external cameras, as well as a recording of pilot commentary and Air Traffic Control interaction. See yourself in your own Heli-Tour DVD which is available for purchase after your flight.

    Upon takeoff enjoy full panoramic views of the Sydney skyline, Pacific Ocean and the historic Port of Botany Bay. Within 3 minutes of departure your experienced and skilled pilot will have you above the glistening waters of Maroubra Beach and tracking north over the water at 500 feet. You will contour fly the picturesque coastline of the Eastern Suburbs beaches including Coogee and Clovelly, and also the world famous Bondi Beach. Admire the spectacular houses of Dover Heights perched on the sandstone cliffs as you continue towards Sydney Heads, the gateway to Sydney Harbour.

    See the city lights sparkling as your pilot takes advantage of the last light to give you a magical experience. Your professional pilot will guide your aircraft through the magnificent Sydney Harbour flying past icons such as the Manly Cove, Watsons Bay, Rose Bay, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.

    On your return journey to the heliport you will fly past some of Sydney’s great sporting arenas including the Sydney Football Stadium and the Sydney Cricket ground, as well as Randwick racecourse.

    Throughout the flight you can talk to each other via voice activated headsets and your professional pilot will provide you with an expert commentary on all the sights and tour highlights.

    At the end of your memorable trip you will be dropped back at your hotel. Alternatively, you can make your own way back to your accommodation from Mascot Airport.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Return hotel to heliport shuttle bus service
    • World class commentary during the flight from English-speaking pilots
    • 20-25 minute twilight helicopter flight from Sydney Airport showcasing the Icons of Sydney Harbour and the Eastern Suburbs


    • Meals
    • Heli-tour DVD available for purchase after the flight
    • Fuel surcharge of AUD10.00 per person payable direct (subject to change)
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

    Minimum number of 2 passengers required for guaranteed departure.

    Children must be accompanied by an adult

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Please provide information while booking in 'Special Request' as per below requirements -

    For passengers weighing over 110kg (or 250p/18s), a surcharge may apply. Individual body weights must be advised for booking confirmation.

    Flights can still operate in wet weather.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have