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Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney

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Rose Bay, Australia
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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview

Experience the best of Sydney on a scenic sightseeing flight by seaplane and a sumptuous lunch at Jonah's, an award-winning waterside restaurant on the Northern Beaches. Take off from Rose Bay and hear your pilot's commentary about the landmarks you pass during your flight. Then, enjoy stunning views of Whale Beach and the Pacific Ocean from Jonah's, one of Australia's most exclusive destinations. Savor a gourmet 3-course lunch with top-notch service, then return to Sydney by seaplane, viewing iconic sights around Sydney Harbour from your private plane.
  • Tour with scenic seaplane flight and gourmet lunch at Jonah's restaurant from Sydney
  • Take aerial photos during a stunning round-trip flight by seaplane from Sydney to Palm Beach
  • Linger over a gourmet 3-course lunch at the celebrated Jonah's Restaurant
  • Enjoy 180-degree views of the Pacific Oceanfrom your table
  • Fly over Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, and Sydney's Northern Beaches
  • Hear informative commentary from your expert pilot-guide
  • Choose from three departure times to suit your schedule
After making your own way to Rose Bay, meet your expert pilot and receive a safety briefing and radio headsets that allow for 2-way communications while in the air. Keep your camera handy for fantastic photo ops while in flight.

Step onboard your seaplane and marvel at the views as your pilot heads north along the Australian coast. Fly over Sydney's renowned Northern Beaches, including Manly, Dee Why, Newport, and Palm Beach until your pilot gently touches down in the expansive waterways of Pittwater. Jonah's courtesy vehicle meets you at the dock and takes you to the restaurant just a short distance away.

Located in a pristine site on the clifftop overlooking Whale Beach, Jonah's has become a Sydney institution with celebrity visitors that include Laurence Olivier, Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall, and Anthony Hopkins. The chefs serve contemporary Australian cuisine made with a variety of fresh seasonal produce, meats, and seafood. Australian wines or other drinks are available for purchase, with an extensive wine list providing an excellent selection.

When you have finished your gourmet 3-course meal, return to your seaplane and travel with your pilot back to Rose Bay. Your return route takes you over iconic sights such as Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge, among other top attractions around Sydney Harbour. Your tour ends upon your return to Rose Bay.

Itinerary

Sample Menu:

First course (choice of one):

• Freshly shucked Sydney rock oysters with champagne mignonette
• Warm spanner crab, sea urchin butter sauce, potato puree
• Duck-wrapped lamb and cumin sausage, pickled baby beetroot, lebne cappellacci
• Tempura ricotta-filled zucchini flowers served with basil pesto
• Flash-fried Queensland calamari with spicy cajun remoulade and lemon
• Vanilla scented tuna tartare, edamame, crisp radish, and toasted noriMain course (choice of one):

• Blue swimmer crab, angel hair pasta, Reggiano Parmigiano, parsley, and lemon
• Roasted ocean trout and blue-eye trevalla crepinette, kipfler potatoes, wilted spinach, and foie gras sauce
• Butter-basted gold band snapper, chorizo sausage succotash, and sweet corn nage
• Slow-roasted Barossa Valley chicken breast, calvados gastrique, squab jus, potato and apple gallette
• Grain-fed beef fillet, stone ground polenta, broad beans, and roast trevisoDessert (choice of one):

• Terrine of white-chocolate ice cream, blood orange sorbet, and granita
• Vanilla panna cotta, pomegranate molasses, and warm lavender honey
• Belgian triple chocolate layered cake with mocha rum sauce
• Warm black fig pudding, butterscotch sauce, vanilla ice cream, saba syrup
• Caramelized pineapple and passionfruit crème brûlée Napoleon
• Raspberry jellies and chocolate truffles
• Three cheeses served with fresh fruit, nuts, walnut bread, and lavash

Sample menu subject to change
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Sydney Opera House
Admission Ticket Free
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Sydney Harbour Bridge
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Palm Beach
Admission Ticket Free
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Whale Beach
Admission Ticket Free
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Manly Beach
Admission Ticket Free
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Sydney Seaplanes
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Stop At:  
Newport Beach
Admission Ticket Free
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Gourmet Lunch at Jonah's by Seaplane from Sydney.

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star-5
Each portion was unique - whoever thought of this was clever & insightful
Debbie
, Mar 2020
The meal was presented with unique display. Taste of food were mild yet identifiable. Sea plane was a joy to experience. Front row seat to the sights. Was another unique experience to be seated at the dock/table and watch plane land/take off. Even a resident creature visited, helping to make this experience once of a lifetime.
star-5
Sublime experience
TD_Hols
, Dec 2019
We got very lucky. weather was PERFECT the smoke from the bushfires had retreated. Our flight from Sydney to the dock to be ferried to Jonah's was smooth, picturesque and an experience of a life time. Especially the last turn to land back in Sydney. Pilot was professional and gave running commentary as we flew. Jonah's, Stunning location and this was only surpassed by the staff and the deliciously divine food. I would recommend this tour to EVERYONE. It may seem pricey. But I believe it is 100% worth the cost. Best Viator purchase anywhere for any amount. Tony
star-5
It's entirely different experiences...
Steven
, Mar 2018
It's entirely different experiences on sea plane. The take off and landing were nicely done that you don't even feel it. The lunch was a good western restaurant. The view from the restaurant is fantastic and the breeze compliments with food and wine. It's just fantastic!
star-5
Its not every day you get to spend...
Ian P
, May 2017
Its not every day you get to spend time with your daughter in sudney and so to do this trip was special in many ways. the seaplane, the meal and the day from end to end was brilliant - just do it - you will love it!
star-5
Its just.....PERFECT, I have no other...
Aswin
, Jul 2014
Its just.....PERFECT, I have no other words to describe, just PERFECT
star-5
The food was just SUPERB...would do it...
Maggie R
, Feb 2009
The food was just SUPERB...would do it again and again if I lived in Sydney.
star-4
It was really nice but too short. It...
Virginie D
, Sep 2008
It was really nice but too short. It could be better with more time for the coffee outside the restaurant or for a walk on the beach.
star-2
The problem was that the weather was so...
Julie W
, Mar 2008
The problem was that the weather was so bad we had to wait for ninety minutes before the decision was made to go. The meal location was superb, but then we got stranded, as weather was too bad to fly back. We had to wait a further two hours for a car to drive us back and still got charged for the full amount. The pilots were really sorry, but it turned out to be a very long, expensive day. They should have not taken us up.
star-5
Amazing, just do it!! Great flights...
Trevor H
, Mar 2007
Amazing, just do it!! Great flights, fabulous restaurant and food. A day to remember.
star-5
What an amazing experience! This was a...
Michelle Z
, Jan 2007
What an amazing experience! This was a present to my dad for his 70th and it was perfect. Even though we are both Sydney-ites, the view during the whole flight had us awe-struck and amazed. The food was well-presented and tasted delicious. There is nothing I can fault. The highlight for my dad was being able to fly up front with the pilot. Thank you for a wonderful day.

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