Phillip Island Heliport is a small, privately owned heliport in Victoria, approximately one-hour drive from Melbourne. It is the home of Phillip Island Helicopters, a company offering scenic flights and heli-adventures to tourists and locals alike.
Phillip Island Airport / Heliport & How to Get Here from Melbourne, Vic
The heli-adventures give you the opportunity to discover attractions you may not otherwise be able to access, such as French Island – a magnificent, serene natural wonderland, only accessible via helicopter or ferry. Ranging from beaches to woodlands, the island houses the habitats of a variety of wildlife, most notably the beautiful koala.
Helicopter flights from Phillip Island Heliport start at just $80 per person for an eight-minute flight and range to $395 for a 42-minute flight covering Cowes and the Mornington Peninsula. While they’re not the cheapest tourist activity on the island, they’ll provide a once in a lifetime experience and the opportunity to view the gorgeous island and scenery from above.
Some providers also offer transfer services between Phillip Island and Melbourne. There are a range of providers which charter flights by arrangements and particularly for large events such as the Grand Prix. So check with individual providers for a suitable helicopter at the best possible price. Flight times from Melbourne to Phillip Island are approximately 45 minutes – 1 hour.
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