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Bathed in the glow of the afternoons setting sun, this twilight scenic flight takes you past Sydney’s Eastern beaches including Coogee and Bondi Beach before heading for the magnificent north and south headlands, gateway to the world’s most beautiful harbor. After flying over Manly Beach you will continue towards Sydney Harbour just as the city lights come to life with the darkening hues of the setting sun providing a picturesque backdrop. Get a bird’s eye view of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge as your pilot takes advantage of the last light of the day. This 25-minute deluxe helicopter tour includes pickup and drop-off from hotels central Sydney.


  • Breathtaking 25 minute ride over Sydney at twilight
  • Panoramic views of Sydney Harbour , Manly, Bondi Beach and Sydney's northern beaches
  • Informative commentary from your expert pilot-guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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What You Can Expect

Sydney Twilight Tour by Helicopter

Sydney Twilight Tour by Helicopter

Start your magical evening in Sydney with a 25-minute sunset helicopter tour that shows off the city and its surroundings in the soft glow of dusk. You can either be picked up from your hotel in Sydney or make your own way to the heliport at Sydney Airport (SYD), where your expert pilot meets you. 

Your helicopter flight experience begins with a greeting and check-in from the friendly operations staff, followed by a thorough safety briefing in the comfort of a spacious and modern guest lounge.

After a safety briefing and orientation to the helicopter, take a moment for photo ops with your helicopter before stepping on board. Your pilot provides you with 2-way radio headsets that allow for conversation during your flight. Cameras and video recorders can be taken with you on the helicopter for more fantastic memories of your flight.

Upon take-off enjoy full panoramic views of the Sydney skyline, Pacific Ocean and the historic port of Botany Bay. Within minutes of departure your experienced and skilled pilot will have you above the glistening waters of Maroubra Beach and tracking north along the coast at 500-feet. You will contour fly the picturesque coastline of the Eastern Suburbs beaches including Coogee, Clovelly and also the world famous Bondi Beach. Admire the spectacular houses of Dover Heights and Vaucluse perched on the chiselled sandstone cliffs as you continue northbound to Manly Beach and Sydney’s northern suburbs. See the city lights sparkling as your pilot takes advantage of the last light of the day to give you a magical helicopter experience.

Your experienced pilot will guide your aircraft over magnificent waters of Sydney Harbour giving you a view of icons such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Taronga Zoo, Watsons Bay, Rose Bay and Manly Beach. Looking towards the horizon you can see the rest of Sydney stretching out towards the Sydney Olympic site and further afield to the foothills of the world renowned Blue Mountains. The sun sitting low on the horizon makes for breathtaking colors and magical pictures as the city illuminates and the day turns into night.

As you start 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 your pilot will be providing you with informative commentary via Bose voice activated headsets, you will also be able to talk with the pilot and your other passengers whilst on the helicopter.

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2012

OMG !! What a breathtaking view of Sydney ! The helicopter ride was one of the best things I did in Sydney ! I got to see the entire place, and specially the sunset looked awesoeme.

Greg P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2012

Fantastic - it is a must to do - great staff and pilot

Eddie L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2011

Loving it! The best highlights in our trip

Paula F Portugal

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2010

It was for us a great experience. We definitely recommend it.

Lee A United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2010


Elizabeth H United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2010

What a truly spectacular view of a fabulous city - it was certainly a treat to take this tour. Memorable to the end.

Christina H New Zealand

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2010

I absolutely loved it! The only way to really see Sydney!

Christopher J USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2009

The trip was incredible from start to finish. The pickup was timely, and the pilot did an incredible job of narrating as well as flying.

Robin D United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2008

Awesome, will have to do it again!

Annika P Germany

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2008

Awesome flight; extremely friendly pilot explained many interesting things. I can absolutely recommend it!!

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