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Pterodactyl Helicopters

479 Lake Manchester Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4306, Australia
+61 417 727 532
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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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479 Lake Manchester Rd, Brisbane, Queensland 4306, Australia
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"captain mike"
in 54 reviews
"helicopter flight"
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"spicers hidden vale"
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"joy flight"
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"river run"
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"country pub"
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"wine tasting"
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"highly recommend this company"
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"winery tour"
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"an amazing experience"
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"bucket list"
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"birds eye view"
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"brisbane river"
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"ipswich"
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"homage"
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"limo"
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"wineries"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were recently at a festival and they were offering short flights at a very reasonable rate. On occasion throughout my life I have wanted to fly in a helicopter, indeed in my youth wanted to learn how to fly one. The pilot was courteous,...More

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

I agree, just do it. Thanks for the review. Captain MIke

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My mom (83 years old) has wanted to do a helicopter ride for a long time so while she was visiting from adelaide we booked a short flight it was fantastic exceeded our expectations from start to finish we felt comfortable and safe it was...More

Thank Gillian B
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Mike J, Chief Pilot at Pterodactyl Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We really enjoyed having you along. Can’t wait until we do the pub crawl with your mum. Captain Mike

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great tour of SE QLD down to Rathdowney, up the Head Rd towards Killarney and landed at Spicers Gap Resort for a coffee. Then down to Spicers Hidden Vale for lunch. Service was first class. Very flexible working around bad weather.

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Mike J, Chief Pilot at Pterodactyl Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a great day and the scenery on that trip is spectacular. We are looking forward to seeing you all again soon. Captain MIke.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful experience and Captain Mike and Damien were so friendly and helpful to me as a keen photographer. Couldn't be more pleased with my trip. May just have to go again!

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Mike J, Chief Pilot at Pterodactyl Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you, And thanks for the photos you sent us they are magnificent. Captain Mike and Damo.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

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Mike J, Chief Pilot at Pterodactyl Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2018

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

My partner suprised me with a joy flight with Captain Mike and I couldn’t have asked for a more safe professional service. Mike was the absolute warmest, friendly pilot we could have ever had. It was my first ever helicopter flight and I wouldn’t have...More

Thank Melissa W
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CaptainMike2014, Chief Pilot at Pterodactyl Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018

We are all so happy you both had a great time. Thanks for your kind words. Captain Mike

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obstoj
5 October 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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