Helicopters tours and charters around Brisbane - Visit Brisbane


Helicopters tours and charters around Brisbane

Want to see Brisbane from a different angle? How about from a bird’s eye view? From up high in the sky you’ll get an amazing scenic view over the city, our islands and beaches and lush mountain ranges. 

We’ve done the research and tracked down all the different helicopter joy flights, scenic rides, tours and charters available throughout Brisbane – all you need to do is pick one.

Helicopter tours

Pterodactyl Helicopters

Pterodactyl Helicopters

Owned and operated by Captain Mike Jarvis since 2008, Pterodactyl Helicopters partner with local cafes, wineries, restaurants, pubs, breweries and hotels throughout Southeast Queensland to create once-in-a-lifetime helicopter tours where getting there is half the fun. This formula is proven to work well, with Pterodactyl Helicopters boasting a remarkable five-star rating on TripAdvisor. They offer flights ranging from $130 to an all day flight service that costs $360.

S&S Aviation 

Interested in a high class touring experience? Look no further than S&S Aviation. Operating and taking off from Mt Coot-tha makes S&S Aviation the closest and easiest to access helicopter tour in the city. It operates a luxurious fleet with leather interiors, air conditioning and premium Bose noise-cancelling headphones. Whether you want to be sipping wine in the hinterlands or teeing off on the golf course, S&S Aviation is the ultimate touring experience.

V2 Helicopters 

Adventures By Helicopter – V2 Helicopters

V2 Helicopters offers a helicopter tour like no other. Tours begin at the Archerfield Airport and fly towards Brisbane’s CBD, passing over many notable attractions such as The University of Queensland and South Bank. The tour veers around the curves of the Brisbane River and over past Suncorp Stadium and the Story Bridge. 

Tangalooma HeliTours

Tangalooma Helicopter Tours

Tangalooma HeliTours offers four diverse tours, all of which guarantee a scenic view over the sandy Moreton Island and pristine blue Moreton Bay. Fly over many notable landmarks such as the Tangalooma shipwrecks and the giant sand dunes, and keep an eye out for wild dolphins, turtles, manta rays and humpback whales. Tours start from $90 for 6 minutes all the way up to $365 for 30 minutes. 

Oceanview Heli

Oceanview Helicopters

Oceanview Helicopters is Moreton Bay’s premiere helicopter touring company, based 40-minutes north of Brisbane's CBD. This helicopter company specialises in creating unique experiences with fun and flexible tours across the region that stretch up to the stunning Glasshouse Mountains and out to Bribie Island.

Brisbane Helicopters

Brisbane Helicopters operates a thrilling 30-minute tour of Brisbane City. This short tour includes the opportunity to fly the helicopter yourself once you are high above the city. This incredible tour comes at just $375 – that's a small price to pay for the ability to fly a helicopter! 


Looking for joy flights? Look no further than the touring services of Airwork Helicopters. Airwork provide joy flights for one to four people and operate from 30 minutes up to all day. They operate all over Brisbane and offer tailor made packages to suit you.

Charter a helicopter… or three

Depending on the size of your group and what you want to do, Brisbane has plenty of choice for helicopter charters. Get where you want in style with the below companies.

Brisbane Helicopters

Brisbane Helicopters is a helicopter charter company that provides corporate charter services, proposal and wedding services, airport transfers and special events charters. They operate out of Archerfield airport, which is a few minutes out from Brisbane’s CBD. 

Executive Helicopters

Want to travel in style? Executive Helicopters has a wide range of premium helicopters to choose from that are able to provide you with unparalleled service, safety and comfort. Jump aboard the Airbus EC120B and the EX130B4, which are a part of their VIP range. 

V2 Helicopters

Adventures By Helicopter – V2 Helicopters

As well as offering helicopter tours, V2 Helicopters also operate helicopter charters throughout the Brisbane region, available for all events. V2 Helicopters also offers gift vouchers, which are a great present to treat a loved one with.


Austcopters is a helicopter charter service that operates out of Brisbane. Austcopters owns and operates a fleet of stylish helicopters that are able to carry up to 12 passengers, flown by experienced helicopter pilots. They operate seven days a week, day and night. 

Altitude Aviation

With an extensive network of helicopters, as well as jets and other aircraft, Altitude Aviation is one of Brisbane’s top charter companies. They regularly charter the Bell 407, Robinson R44, Bell Jet Ranger, Eurocopter AS350 and Agusta A109.

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