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Brisbane River Helicopter Flight from Kholo
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Australian Country Pub Crawl in a chopper
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Australian Country Wine Tour in a chopper
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Looking to do something spectacular? Pterodactyl Helicopters partners with the best cafes, wineries, restaurants, pubs, breweries and accommodation places in South East Queensland to put together a selection of once-in-a-lifetime helicopter tours. Whether it’s making a jaw-dropping entrance by helicopter at an event or wedding, getting the adrenalin pumping with a low-level river run joy flight, visiting local wineries in style or taking on an authentic Aussie pub-crawl by chopper. But the adventure doesn’t end there! If you want to create your own joy flight experience or have a specific tour destination in mind, we do that too. For memories that will last a lifetime.
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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479 Lake Manchester Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4306, Australia
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"captain mike"
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"helicopter flight"
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"spicers hidden vale"
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"joy flight"
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"great pilot"
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"fantastic flight"
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"country pub"
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"lockyer valley"
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"river run"
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"lunch package"
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"overnight accommodation"
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"amazing company"
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"felt completely safe"
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"surprise birthday gift"
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"highly recommend this company"
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"wine tasting"
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"an incredible experience"
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So much fun travelling with Pterodactyl from Gold Coast to Eagle Heights for lunch. Beautiful views of the coast, good food and a great look around on the way back over mountains, trees and waterfalls. Flying off the top of Tambourine Mountain was a blast....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great day. From the moment my wife and I arrived at Pterodactyl Helicopters we were made to feel special. Our pilot Jesse was terrific and Nell at Woodlands on Marburg could not do enough to make our lunch one of the most memorable...More

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Mike J, Chief Pilot at Pterodactyl Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for choosing Pterodactyl helicopters for your special day out. We love to spend time with the kids whenever we can to share the excitment we all have for flying. Captian Mike

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Mike J, Chief Pilot at Pterodactyl Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2018

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Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

I booked the river run as a birthday gift for my partner. Communication with Mike was super smooth from the outset. We arrived at Mike and Johey’s property and they took us through a short safety intro before our ride. Very friendly and welcoming which...More

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CaptainMike2014, Chief Pilot at Pterodactyl Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Thanks, We all enjoyed having you both along. I hope the rest of your stay here in Brisbane was equally as incredible. Captain Mike

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Reviewed February 3, 2018

I had planned this trip for my wife as part of our Anniversary. Unfortunately other events transpired not once but twice which led us to having to delay our planned flight. Eventually we nailed down a day to take advantage of Mike and Johey's hospitality,...More

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CaptainMike2014, General Manager at Pterodactyl Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to give us the feedback. We always aim for perfection and every tour is a way for us to give you long lasting memories. We would love to see you both again. Captain Mike.

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Reviewed January 27, 2018

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CaptainMike2014, General Manager at Pterodactyl Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

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Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Our pilot, Paul, was great. Very friendly and safe. Had our safety induction first and then up, up and away around the Spicers Hidden Vale property. This was a joy ride however they have a number of services so checkout their website.

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CaptainMike2014, General Manager at Pterodactyl Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded January 27, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to review us. Paul will be over the moon with this. Captain Mike

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

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obstoj
October 5, 2017|
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Response from CaptainMike2014 | Property representative |
We can accommadate a manual wheelchair. We work with all kinds of disabled passengers. Nothing is too much trouble. Captain Mike
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