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

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.


Brisbane Helicopter Flights and Tour Packages

  • Beer, Wine, Food

    South East Queensland’s finest restaurants, quirky cafes, boutique breweries, award winning wineries and authentic Aussie pubs come together in a variety of exhilarating experiences and 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 experiences …  flying to a hatted-restaurant for lunch … landing...

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  • Adrenalin

    Do you like to push the envelope? Then we have the helicopter adrenaline adventure for you. Dog fight in a WWII Aircraft, race a V8 supercar, skydive from an airplane. Like the outdoors? What about a rock climbing or mountain...

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  • I’m a Celebrity

    … get me there! Feel like being treated like a celebrity? There’s no better way to make an entrance at your next function or event than arriving in a helicopter. It’ll blow the fans away!..

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  • Weddings

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    Add that extra wow factor to your wedding and arrive by helicopter. We offer helicopter and limousine transfers for the bride or full bridal party. Your dream wedding just soared to new heights...

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  • Bring Your Friends

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

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  • Scenic Joy flights

    If you just want a taste of what it’s like to fly in a helicopter then one of our scenic joy flights is perfect for you. You’ll usually find us at various regional shows, festivals and events in southeast Queensland....

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  • Junior Aviator Program

    If your kids have a passion for aircraft, helicopters and flying then this program is designed just for them. They’ll get hands-on experience in preparing the helicopter and they get to do quite a bit of flying as well....

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  • General Aviation

    Pterodactyl Helicopters is your one stop shop for private helicopter charter or aerial work in Brisbane and the wider South-East Queensland. It doesn’t matter what you are looking for, an effective solution is only a phone...

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Why fly with Pterodactyl Helicopters?

The best program for any young boy. The team are fantastic and this is an unforgettable experience.

- Michelle HunterBrisbaneJunior Aviator Program in 2017

I just wanted to personally thank you guys for the most amazing experience for my partner and myself for his surprise flight. And also Jess was fantastic the fact that he dropped us at home and then took my 2 kids back to the base for a quick flight just topped the day.
My partner has not stopped talking about it and when we landed he turned and said that It was the absolute best thing he had done in his life. We managed to capture the best footage of the helicopters arrival and the surprise on Robs face was priceless. We cant wait to receive the footage from you guys of the fight and check it out.
Again from the bottom of my heart thank you.

- Rhiannon WilsonPine MountainIpswich City Sights in 2017

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