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Helicopter Rides to the Yarra Valley are Great Fun

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Some of our valued Clients sent us a swag of great photos from their day our to Dominique Portet Winery in the Yarra Valley. Return Helicopter flights to The Yarra Valley is an affordable way to entertain corporate guests and overseas visitors.Ring us now to book your next great day out on 1300 550 131

helicopter flight to the yarra valley

With market leading rates, I guess our model is more like other low cost carriers like Virgin Blue etc, so it’s up to you to organise, book and pay for activities on the ground. The staff at Dominque Portet Winery, Chateau Yering and De Bortoli Winery are very helpful, we also have a local guide who can come up with some affordable ground activity options for you. For more details visit destinations tab at our Yarra Valley Helicopter Website

yarra valley direct helicopter over city

Destination 1, Dominique Portet Winery for barrel tastings, wine tastings and light lunches or a 1 minute car ride/10 minute walk to lunch next door at Bella Vedere. (ph 59626161) is a fantastic unpretentious restaurant within Badgers Brook winery. Using local produce and run by Gary Cooper. (former Eleanore’s Restaurant founder and Chefs hat) You do need to book in early with Bella Vedere, it’s worth the effort, we receive awesome feedback from our clients about this restaurant.

dominique portet winery by helicopter

But of course completely up to you and there are many other dining options in the valley. Dominique Portets wine tastings are recommended and they have very good sparkling wines. Their lunches are light and great for casual snacks.

yarra valley helicopter pilot and friends

If you wanted some more wine touring activities on the ground you can depart earlier and return later. We recommend private Local Guide Brian Ingleson, (photo above with pilot and guest) his ph no is 0405249030, he can come up with a ground itinerary to suit or just provide transfers in the valley.

yarra valley Chopper flight

Destination 2, De Bortoli Winery, where you can enjoy fantastic rustic Italian cuisine in the “Locale” restaurant, which has been recently refurbished. Home of the Nobel One Sticky wine and perfect for those who want a long luxurious lunch with great wine.

guests with pilot helicopter ride yarra valley

Destination 3, Chateau Yering is a member of the association of Relais and Chateaux, This unites 426 independently owned hotels and restaurants of charm and prestige in 43 countries around the world. Relais & Chateaux represents the highest quality and offer the perfect balance among exceptional service, food, comfort, and surroundings.

Chateau yering Yarra Valley helicopter

The fine dining Eleonore’s Restaurant, with its emphasis on regional produce matched with local wine from our historic stone cellar. Executive Chef Mathew Macartney produces a menu that reflects the seasons and his dishes often surprise with his imaginative use of unusual ingredients.The conservatory style Sweetwater Café with its casual ambience is open from 7.30am daily and serves gourmet breakfasts, lunch and morning and afternoon teas .It is also an easy stroll to winery Yering Station next door.

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