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 Brisbane City Secrets 

 Brisbane City Secrets 

Starting from just $99.00pp for 3, or $297.00 per flight
All of our flights are private

Explore Mt Gravatt, Fly two orbits of the CBD, see the iconic Mt Coot-tha on this 20min scenic flight

Summary

Our most popular flight

We have adjusted the flightpath of this Brisbane Helicopter Flight to offer the most we can in 20min. This is why, you’re looking at the most popular Brisbane helicopter flight we offer

Your flight departs from Archerfield Airport. Whilst you wait for your departure time, you can absorb the views from the Archerfield Terminal Building. Decorated in original art-deco style with full glass overview windows, it is a great place to enjoy watching the planes take off and landing prior to your flight. Alternatively, why not spice up your flight by upgrading to our Business Lounge. It features free assortment of refreshments, premium seating and a lounge-room overlooking aircraft inside original Qantas Imperial Airways’ hangar.

After a safety briefing, we will strap in and start-up the aircraft. Climbing initially to 1000ft (300m) above Brisbane, we will be heading towards the east, flying around Mt Gravatt and then towards St Lucia University

Your pilot will then gain clearance to enter Brisbane CBD Airspace. Above the Gabba, you will be delighted by the views of the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and the Story Bridge. As we make a full orbit of the city, you will also see the views back towards the South. On a clear day you can almost see as far as the Gold Coast. To make sure that everyone gets a turn to see the beautiful sights from all angles, we will make two orbits, one clockwise and one anticlockwise –

Next, we clear controlled airspace and fly past Mt Coot-tha. In the distance you can now see the majestic glasshouse mountains. We will then fly past the TV Towers. On the way back we will once again see Southbank and Westend from a different perspective

If you’re looking to fly for longer periods check out our Brisbane Helicopter Scenic – 45min flight option, if you looking for a more budget friendly flight, check out our 12min Brisbane Glimpses flight

This tour is a total of 20min of actual flight time. This is known in the industry as collective time and is counted in decimal places (just over 0.3 in our case). Some of our competitors do 12min tours but advertise at 20min. They count the startup and shutdown time as part of the experience; we feel this is not right. We publish our flight path below, so you know exactly what you are getting

Not only this, but all of our flights are private. This means that if you book a helicopter tour you will not be sharing the cabin with anyone else [but the pilot]

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The details

Inclusions

What is included?

    • The total cost for the hire of R44 helicopter is $297.00, – for larger groups we utilise Bell 206 Longranger L4
      • Helicopter Carries up to 3 Passengers ($99.00pp for three) – our Longranger carries 6
      • Couples can book the same flight – the extra seat will not be sold to anyone else. Your flight will be private
      • Reschedule with 24hrs notice
      • If your group is larger than 3, we can accommodate bookings for much larger groups. Please contact us for more information
    • Pick up at the Terminal Building or Upgrade to a Business Lounge
    • Basic Package flies you direct to and from Archerfield Airport
    • Total Flight Time ~20min
    • Total time spent inside & around the helicopter ~25-30min
    • Please note that the CBD is located inside Brisbane Controlled Airspace. This means that sometimes due to rescue helicopters leaving and entering the zone and when arriving aircraft are overhead the city clearance may not be available. In this case we will fly past the city and spend extra time around Mt Cootha and the neighbouring areas. This only happens in a very small number of cases
Experience Timeline

Bekaa Air operates flights from Archerfield Airport up to 7 days a week. Generally we operate when we have flights scheduled for that day and arrange rosters around those requirements. Flight’s depart during daylight hours

We utilise 2 lounges. First one; the more popular option is the Archerfield Terminal Building, which has been built in Art Deco Style and features floor to roof windows with a panoramic view of Archerfield’s main apron. This lounge is complimentary with a purchase of any Bekaa Air flight

Second option is our Qantas Imperial Airways Lounge at JetBase – Brisbane’s first hangar, ever. Tastefully decorated in memorabilia from early 20th century era, passengers enjoy an assortment of complimentary beverages and top class service. This service is available before and after the flight; with a flat rate of $90.00 per flight for any number of passengers

If you’re utilising our Qantas Imperial Airways lounge, you can arrive up to an hour prior your departure. Our flights are scheduled to commence safety briefing and boarding 10 minutes prior. Please note that sometimes we may have an other flight scheduled prior to yours and may still be in the air when you arrive

Prior to embarking upon your flight, you will be greeted by your personal pilot and run through a safety briefing. A few photos later, and once strapped in; the helicopter will be started, warmed up and systems will be checked. We will then fly the track shown bellow

During the flight you’re free to use your mobile phones, cameras and go-pros. As an optional extra you can purchase a recording as part of your flight

Upon landing, we will wait for the blades top stop prior to disembarking the helicopter. Passengers will have an other opportunity to take photos with the pilot and ask any questions

Purchasing your Brisbane City Secrets Flight

 Private Helicopter Flight – Starting from $99.00pp 

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