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Extraordinary experiences in South-East Queensland

So much more than just a helicopter company

Looking to do something extraordinary?

Since 2008, Pterodactyl Helicopters has been partnering with the best local cafes, wineries, restaurants, pubs, breweries and accommodation places in southeast Queensland and Brisbane to put together a selection of once-in-a-lifetime helicopter tours and scenic flights, where getting there is half the fun.

Whether it’s making a jaw-dropping entrance by helicopter at an event or wedding, getting the adrenalin pumping with a low-level river run joy flight, visiting local wineries in style or taking on an authentic Aussie pub-crawl by chopper, the experienced team at Pterodactyl Helicopters is at your service.

We offer a variety of day or overnight tours by helicopter which you can browse from our Helicopter Flights & Tours page. But the adventure doesn’t end there! If you want to create your own joy flight experience or have a specific tour destination in mind, we can help with that too.

For memories that will last a lifetime, come fly with us.

 

South-East Queensland Helicopter Flights and Tour Packages

  • Beer, Wine, Food

    South East Queensland’s finest restaurants, quirky cafes, boutique breweries, award winning wineries and authentic Australian pubs come together in a variety of exhilarating experiences where getting there is half the fun....

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  • For Someone Special

    Whether it’s your partner, mother, father or best friend, nothing says you’re special better than one of Pterodactyl Helicopters’ extraordinary joy flight experiences, delivering you and your special someone to the...

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  • Adrenalin Experiences

    Do you like to push the envelope on adventure? Then we have the adrenaline experiences for you - and not just by helicopter this time. Get your blood pumping with the best that Brisbane, Ipswich, the Scenic Rim, Sommerset...

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  • I’m a Celebrity

    ...Get me there! Want the celebrity treatment; to be the envy of your friends as you alight your charter helicopter like you're a rock star? There’s no better way to make an entrance at your next function or event than...

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  • Weddings

    Add some wow to your special day by arriving at your wedding by helicopter. We offer helicopter and limousine transfers for the bride, full bridal party, groom or full groomsmen party. It's the perfect one way to make sure...

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  • Bring Your Friends

    Looking to do something different for the office Christmas Party?  Need to impress some special clients? Arranging a celebration with friends and family? At Pterodactyl Helicopters we can cater for groups up to 50 people...

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  • Scenic Helicopter Joy Flights

    Want a taste of what it’s like to fly in a helicopter? A scenic helicopter joy flight is the perfect choice. Look out for Pterodactyl Helicopters at regional shows all over South East Queensland, plus festivals and events...

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  • Junior Aviator Program

    Do the kids in your life have a passion for aircraft, helicopters and flying? Pterodactyl Helicopter's Junior Aviator program is designed for them. Give your son or daughter hands-on experience in preparing the helicopter...

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  • General Aviation

    Pterodactyl Helicopters is your one stop shop for private helicopter charter or aerial work in Brisbane, Ipswich, the Scenic Rim, Sommerset and Lockyer Valley regions. Pterodactyl Helicopters can deliver you by private...

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Why fly with Pterodactyl Helicopters?

We traveled to Australia from the United States to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. I had always wanted to land in a winery in a helicopter and my husband made my dream come true by booking a special day with Pterodactyl Helicopters as an anniversary gift. And, with the help of the planning from Captain Mike....the day was more than we could have ever imagined.
We went to THREE wineries!! We had an absolutely delicious lunch overlooking the most beautiful scenery after a wine tasting complete with a bottle of wine. I had emailed Capt. Mike several times and he knew my husband liked wine tasting, but he really loved to go to a brewery for a tasting most of all. And, after the incredible day visiting wineries, with the help of Captain Mike's creative planning, we ended the day at a local Australian pub.
The day was so amazing from start to finish!! Every single moment was filled with memories that I will never forget. And, as an added bonus?? Captain Mike had a GO PRO on the front of the helicopter and we had a remote control to take the most amazing photos! And, throughout the day he took candid shots of us. He uploaded every single one and sent us a link to download the photos.
We now not only have incredible memories of our day, but we also have incredible photos to never forget it. We will always be thankful we chose this as a wonderful anniversary celebration on our trip to beautiful Australia. And, to see the beauty of this country from a helicopter is awesome! We are so glad we chose this amazing company that goes above and beyond!! We feel like we made a genuine friend that day spent with Captain Mike.
Pterodactyl Helicopters not only met, but by far exceeded our expectations!

- Tricia and TimSouth Carolina, USAHelicopter Wine Tours in 2017

Our children organised a helicopter flight to and from Sirromet winery for my husbands 70th birthday. We were treated like celebrities. Collected from Mt Cotton where one son lives, driven to the helipad, flown to the winery, given a lovely lunch with our family, then flown back to the helipad and driven back to Mt Cotton.
The staff of the helicopter company were the nicest people. So friendly that we felt like we had known them for years. Thank you for making Johns 70th birthday so special. We will be recommending your company to all we meet.

- SueMt CottonLunch Tours - Winery or Resort in 2017

Become a Pterodactyl Helicopters Celebrity

Custom Scenic Helicopter Flights in Brisbane, Ipswich, Scenic Rim, Sommerset and Lockyer Valley

The best part about choosing Pterodactyl Helicopters for your experience is that you are in the pilot’s seat.

Well, not literally. We will guide you safely from start to finish on your special day, whether you are interested in taking one of our existing helicopter tours of Brisbane, Ipswich, the Scenic Rim, Sommerset and the Lockyer Valleys, or are after a charter flight with customised stop overs.

We pride ourselves on our attention to detail, and have no hidden costs. On the day of your helicopter tour, charter flight, joy ride or wedding, we want you to simply be able to relax and enjoy the views. 

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