• Location: Sydney, Australia
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
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A trip to Sydney is not complete without a visit to Australia’s most accessible wilderness region, stretching out over one million hectares - the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains. With this package you get it all – a helicopter ride over Sydney Harbour and the spectacular Blue Mountains; close up views of the famous Three Sisters; a delicious lunch and all access admission into Blue Mountains Scenic World where you can marvel at the expanse of rugged bushland stretching across the valley floor to the horizon in the distance. Perhaps take a closer look with a ride on the world’s steepest railway descending to the base of the cliffs below and into the ancient rainforest for a short bushwalk to nearby waterfalls.

Highlights

  • Scenic helicopter tour of Australia’s Blue Mountains from Sydney
  • Admire spectacular aerial views of the Sydney Opera House, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Olympic Park and the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains
  • Enjoy a gourmet a la carte lunch at Scenic World overlooking Jamison Valley, a park offering unforgettable nature experiences
  • Includes access to the Scenic Railway, the world's steepest incline railway and the cable car at Scenic World
  • Round-trip helicopter flight, lunch and Scenic World attractions included

What You Can Expect

Blue Mountains Helicopter Day Trip from Sydney Including Scenic World

Blue Mountains Scenic Helicopter Trip from Sydney

After pickup at your hotel, transfer to the Sydney Airport. At the helipad, your private pilot welcomes you and provides a safety briefing before starting your flight. Put on the headsets for two-way communications during your flight, the perfect way to learn while sightseeing around Sydney and Blue Mountains National Park.

Departing Sydney Airport your professional pilot will have you over Sydney Harbour and flying past icons such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House before heading west past the year 2000 Sydney Olympic site and then on towards Katoomba, located in the heart of the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains.

On arrival, you will fly over the Blue Mountains most spectacular land mark, The Three Sisters rock formation, before landing at Scenic World. You will have an all access pass to ride on the Scenic Cableway to the valley floor or the Scenic Skyway across the valley or even the Scenic Railway, the steepest inclined railway in the world.

The 1361-feet (415-meter) descent will take you through a cliff side tunnel down into the rainforest where you have the option to embark on any one of several short walks. Along the way, explore elements of the site’s coal mining history including the mine entrance, a replica miners’ hut and scale bronze sculpture of a miner and his pit pony. Learn about local flora, listen for the native lyre bird or taste pure Blue Mountains water straight from Marrangaroo Spring. Enjoy a peaceful moment in the open-air Rainforest Room, or on rest benches located along the route.

Once back at the Scenic World center, you can sit, relax and enjoy lunch while overlooking the magnificent Jamison Valley through panoramic picture windows before your return flight to Sydney.

Customer Reviews

John and Glenn United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

This was an amazing afternoon.... From the hotel pickup ON TIME to the airport to the actual flight was INCREDIBLE. Our pilot MITCH was amazing in flight and amazing to look at. Mitch was an excellent pilot and excellent guide - even took a second run through Sydney Harbour. What a great experience!!! and surprise a video thumb drive to take at the end was a great surprise though I would not have slouched as much in the front seat if I knew I was on tape! LOL.....

Bruce F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2018

Truly amazing. I was surprised that it was just my wife and I in our private helicopter. Our guide was great and made sure we not only got gorgeous views of the mountains but also gave us an up close view twice of the harbor bridge and opera house. He also made sure we were oriented at the Scenic Activity areas on the mountains and just took great care of us in every way. It is rather expensive, but worth every cent! Highly recommended.

bruce b

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

breathtaking views. well maintained nature complex. helicopter tour amazing with a safety first pilot simon.

keith P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

to windy to go to blue mountains so they flew us to hunter valley for lunch unbeleivable trip up and back views wow lunch was awesome

Marissa M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

We organised this trip less than 4 days before and it was perfect. Amazing experience, fabulous weather and an awesome pilot!

Anthony B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Did not happen due to poor weather conditions, the gentlemen at the heliport rescheduled a trip around Sydney which was excellent. Excellent team really nice helpful staff.

Joyce H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Simply awesome. More expensive but a quicker and more breathtaking way to travel to the Blue Mountains. Flight over the harbour was also superb.

John M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Our Pilot Cameron was great and very knowledgeable about the area...

Roderick H United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

A wonderful trip, the whole team were superb! The blue mountains are really beautiful and well worth a visit.

Melanie S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing!

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