When you think of sight-seeing in Sydney, you think of usual ways like walking across bridges and around the foreshore, going on harbour cruises, taking ferry rides, kayaking middle harbour and climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge. But have you ever thought how exciting it would be to see all the scenic locations from the air?
Yes, we are talking about helicopter rides that take you through all the famous attractions of the city – Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Blue Mountains and the Hunter Valley. Throughout the journey, a knowledgeable pilot guides you about the city’s history while flying over the Pacific Ocean, ready to whir over Sydney Head highlighting the entrance of the harbour.
Starting with a convenient minibus pickup service from your hotel or your preferred pick up location, you head towards the helipad. At the heliport lounge area, passengers can comfortably refresh themselves with complimentary tea, coffee and other snacks. This is followed by a detailed safety briefing to ensure that you are aware of the precautions and hazards of your flight.
Once the safety briefing comes to an end, you will be guided outside where you can take snapshots in front of the helicopter. Carrying video recorders and digital cameras is permitted for you to capture memorable moments of your adventurous ride. Some of the aircrafts also provide video recording systems that record your entire flight experience using high definition cameras. This footage is available to view and buy after your flight is over.
Now that you are on the helicopter, stay relaxed in your seats and put on the provided headsets. These headsets allow you to listen to your pilot’s commentary and know where you need to look when to enjoy all the scenic attractions of the harbour city.
Upon take-off, you will be able to visualize panoramic sights of the Sydney skyline and the Pacific Ocean. Depending on the type of helicopter tour you have chosen, you will be taken through some of the most romantic locations dazzling in colours along with all the best sights of the Sydney Harbour.
The pilot will direct your aircraft through the magnificent sights giving you an unforgettable view of icons like Sydney Harbour Bridge, Taronga Zoo, Sydney Opera House, Rose Bay, Watsons Bay and Manly Cove. When you look in the direction of the horizon, you can see the other parts of Sydney including the Olympic site and the foothills of the world recognized heritage namely Blue Mountains.
On your way back to the helipad, you will come across some of the sporting arenas like Sydney Football Stadium, Randwick Racecourse, and Sydney Cricket Ground. You will not miss any attraction if you carefully listen to the commentary of your pilot. The minibus service will drop you back to your hotel.
This Sydney helicopter tour can also be the ideal choice for all corporate helicopter charter needs. It has personalized service that will ensure that the flight and passenger transfers will be completed in style. The luxurious VIP aircraft options ensure that you fly around Sydney and beyond in complete comfort and speed.