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extraordinary experiences in the Lockyer Valley

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 the Lockyer Valley to put together a selection of once-in-a-lifetime helicopter tours 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.

 

Lockyer Valley Helicopter Flights and Tour Packages

  • Beer, wine, food

    Food Safari, Helicopter food safari, helifoodsafari, beer, wine, brewery, brisbane brewery, pub crawl, helipubcrawl

    Southeast 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

    Romance, helicopter, valentine, proposal, anniversary, birthday, wedding, bride, groom,proposal

    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

    Joy Flight

    Do you want to push the envelope? Well we have a number of attractions that will satisfy your need, the need for speed. You can dog fight in a WWII Aircraft, drive a V8 supercar, jump out of an Airplane, play commando at...

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  • I’m a celebrity

    Romance, Wine Tour, Country Pubs, Brisbane Celebrity, Brisbane helicopters

    … 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

    wedding by helicopter, brisbane wedding, celebrity,

    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

    Corporate events by helicopter

    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 and Joy flights

    Low level, Brisbane helicopter adventure

    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

    Charter, Aerial work

    Pterodactyl Helicopters is your one stop shop for private helicopter charter or aerial work in southeast Queensland. It doesn’t matter what you are looking for, an effective solution is only a phone call away. Pterodactyl...

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Why fly with Pterodactyl Helicopters?

Thank you Mike and Ben . We had the best of the best day ever . Picked up from and dropped back to my backyard . The Wineries and Wines and the complimentary bottles after . Lunch at Spicers.... superb . Finished by a tour of Woodlands , what a house and the afternoon Tea , . A day we will never forget . Thank you.

- Geoff. Harris Samford ValleyHelicopter wine tours in 2017

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

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