Helicopter Tour – Whitsundays to Hunter Valley

Short Break Escape August 2020

Spend 5 days flying the East Australian coastline of QLD and NSW from the wonderful Whitsundays to Hunter Valley

Pack your bags for a magnificent coastal 5 Day helicopter safari. A luxury short break escape, ideal family getaway, corporate experience or a group of friends trip… 

There are so many wonderful places to see and stay. Enjoy the magnificent turquoise colours of the Whitsunday coastline. Changing as we head further south over Fraser Island, Moreton Bay and the NSW Coastline. Options to stop at restaurants, cellar doors, fishing spots, swimming holes or even land at a pub for lunch.

Land at Cassegrain Winery for lunch and Cellar Door.

From $6990.00  per person twin share (Single supplement applies)

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Day 1

Meet in Airlie Beach for a meet and greet lunch or dinner at one of many great restaurants or destinations.

Day 2
Coastal Flight Whitsundays to 1770

Stunning flight from Shute Harbour Airport following the coastline. Heading south along the magnificent white sands and turquoise waters of the Whitsundays. Keep an eye out for Sea turtles, Sharks, Crocs, Dolphins and dugongs. Enjoy the sights of Rockhampton, Yeppoon and Gladstone.

Landing in the historic town of 1770.

Stay: “Lagoons 1770 Resort & Spa”

Day 3
1770 to Gold Coast

The morning starts with a stunning flight over Bundaberg following the coast to Hervey Bay over the Great Sandy Straight and Fraser Island.

See the coloured sands of Rainbow beach and the Great Sandy National Park.

Head south over Noosa, Sunshine Coast, Moreton Bay.

Stopping at one of the many Restaurants or Cellar doors on the way.

Arrive Gold Coast late afternoon.

Day 4
Gold Coast to Hunter Valley

Fly the stunning Gold Coast Skyline, heading south for Byron Bay, taking in the sights of the most eastern point of Australia “Byron Bay Lighthouse”.

Landing for lunch at Cassegrain Winery.

After lunch fly to the Hunter Valley landing at your accommodation for the final night of your Compass Helicopter Safari…

Day 5
Hunter Valley to Home

Enjoy breakfast at your accommodation, before returning home.

Optional wine tours can be arranged ($POA)

Q. What clothing do I need to pack?

A. Pack casual and comfortable clothing. The Helicopter Safaris can involve a lot of walking over uneven ground please bring comfortable closed in walking shoes. Casual light weight clothing for every day. Bring your swimmers. Pack a light weight water resistant jacket, long pants for night time (for insect protection in some areas), a long sleeved thermal top is handy for cool changes in weather. Swimwear and a sun shirt or rash shirt and hat.

Q. How much luggage can I take?

A. A soft carry on size bag that weighs no more than 7 kilograms Including handbags, cameras etc

Q. Will it cost more to travel on my own?

A. Yes a single supplement applies, however if there is another customer prepared to twin share you could choose to share.

From $ 6,990
per Adult


In line with the newest Government regulations and State borders closing all of our 2020 Helicopter Safaris have now been cancelled 
We would like to thank all our customers that have been notified for their understanding in these difficult times and look forward to seeing you all on one of our Safaris in 2021 
The health and wellbeing of every body is our number one priority so please take the authorities advice onboard and comply with the advice 
We would like to wish all of our Accomodation, restaurants, and every body that makes these Safari possible that are now also affected good luck and good health and look forward to seeing you all for a massive season in 2021 
We will continue to post some pics of previous Safari to give us all something to look forward to 
Take care and stay safe 
The team at Compass Helicopters
After our biggest ever Safari season VHICM (Firebird 288) is now working hard on the northern NSW fires #bushfires #compasshelicopters #as350b2 #eurocopter
Batten down the hatches the rain is coming , this was yesterday afternoon at Albatross Air Base in Nowra