It’s the best seat in the house and the best view in the world! Let us show you the city, Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge from the front seat of this adrenaline inducing, open-cockpit bi-plane and you’ll even get a chance to do a loop and roll before you head home.
You will take off from Bankstown Airport and climb over the outer suburbs of Sydney to reach a cruising altitude of 1500ft. You’ll soar over the sprawling Olympic site at Homebush Bay then circle the north-western suburbs of Hornsby and St Ives.
Once granted clearance to Sydney Harbour you’ll tour the city, taking in a bird’s eye view of iconic landmarks like the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge. You can wave at the Prime Minister at Kirribilli, fly higher than the eagles at Taronga Park Zoo and salute the sailors on Garden Island. It’s the best seat in the house for the best view in the world!
You might also get a chance to check out Rose Bay and the world famous Bondi Beach, before heading north over Middle Harbour, the Spit Bridge and Manly as you follow the coastline to Long Reef.
This is where things get really exciting as you pull out all stops with some adrenaline inducing aerobatics; try a loop and a roll to give you a view of the world from a completely different perspective.
This is what the Pitts is made for and your pilot will give you a taste of the G-Forces Baron Manfred Von Richtoffen himself may have experienced during air combat. You’ll head back home over Mona Vale where you may catch a glimpse of the spectacular Baha’i temple.
Landing back to our head quarters you’ll be hard pressed to stop smiling for the rest of the day and we hope it is an experience you will remember for the rest of your life.
FORMATION: This flight can be flown in formation.
NOTE: The 2012 - 2013 season rates are valid from the 1st April 2012 to the 31st March 2013. The 2013 - 2014 season rates commence on the 1st April 2013.
New South Wales
This flight operates daily, please check availability. Please arrive about 15 minutes before your flight.
MINIMUM / MAXIMUM NUMBERS
This is priced for one person, it will be just you and your pilot in the aircraft.
All of our aircrafts are subject to maximum height and weight limits. To fly in the open cockpit Pitts Special bi-plane passengers height must not exceed 190 cm (6'4") and weight must not exceed 100kg (220lbs).
To fly in the Robin 2160 the passengers height must not exceed 198cm (6'6") and weight must not exceed 110kg (242lbs).
If a passenger's height or weight is over the limitation for the Pitts Special a Robin may be substituted for selected flights.
You must be in good physical health. If you have a physical disability please let us know in advance so we can ensure we have the facilities you will require to access the aircraft and enjoy your flight. Passengers under the age of 18 must have explicit parental consent.
Passengers are not permitted to carry anything, other than a camera, with them on the flight; loose objects dropped into the aircraft may jam the flight controls.
DRESSCODE / WHAT TO BRING
Camera is great must be compact with a good wrist strap. Closed in footwear is required.
Passengers will not be permitted to fly if they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. This assessment is made at the pilot’s discretion and is not open for discussion. The pilot’s word is final. Flights to Sydney Harbour are not available in this package.
PACKAGE OPTIONS (please select your preferred option)
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EXPERIENCE QUICK LINKS
"Hi we had a fantastic time. The employees, food, cruise we had the best experience we have had in a long time would recommend to anyone and we hope do go again.
The whole deal was awesome thanks to all involved Janine." Janine (New South Wales, Australia.)
"This is a really well organised tour. An absolute great time was had by all 21 of us on this tour. I was travelling on my own and really enjoyed sharing this experience with other people. "Wombat" our guide did a fantastic job of cooking, giving info and driving, an absolute star !!
Especially enjoyed Cradle Mountain, Port Arthur and Wineglass bay. If your looking for a compact 6 day tour to explore Tasmania then this is it." Mick (Gold Coast, Australia.)
"I wanted to send you a note to say THANKYOU for all the care taken with our booking.
We had an absolutely incredible evening and our faces were sore from smiling and laughing afterwards!
We will be sure to contact you again when we're planning our next adventure!
Thanks a million and all the best xo" Merly (Australia)
"It was perfect. Really impressed with the whole experience from dealing with you (Australian Explorer) to the driver. Will definitely use this service again. Thanks." Jacqui (Australia)
"Australian Explorer were courteous, very helpful and pleasant to deal with and best of all, we booked our tour over the phone!!! I’m absolutely delighted that we’ve got it booked and all the confirmation emails and the necessary voucher have been processed and sent directly to my inbox – brilliant service!" Kate (Australia)