479 Lake Manchester Road‚ Kholo

Spice up your visit to Ipswich with a thrilling tour of a lifetime courtesy of an unforgettable Pterodactyl Helicopters experience. Just imagine the excitement as you lift off, with friendly Captain Mike Jarvis taking you over the Ipswich, Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Somerset, Logan and Redlands regions.

Choose from adrenaline-charged offers, such as the Helicopter River Run - a low level flight winding along the Brisbane River - or combine dining out or a trip to a winery with the Pterodactyl experience. Packages include the Wine Tour to several local boutique wineries with lunch provided, and the Country Pub Crawl where you drop in to authentic Aussie pubs to sample the beer and have some great tucker. Now, that's travelling in style!

Why not impress your partner with a romantic lunch at Spicers Hidden Vale or the historic Woodlands of Marburg? Or get a large group together for an adventure helicopter tour? With the ideal flying conditions in and around Ipswich, Pterodactyl is the perfect way to take in a birds' eye view of the historical city and its picturesque surrounds. A special time is between September and November for the purple beauty of flowering Jacarandas.

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    Recent Reviews

    Jeremy P

    Sep 2018

    Unbelievable experience

    After originally booking a flight in a small plane for my partner's birthday, the guys recommended the Helicopter sunset picnic. It was truly one of the most unbelievable experiences we have had. The... more »

    Diane V

    Aug 2018

    Quads CAN fly ..no drama with Mike, Paul & Joey..still smiling.

    What an awesome experience for Andrew, a quadriplegic with MS. What could have been a "no go" turned into a dream with Mike & Paul assisting us with hoists & ramps to get him in & out of the chopper... more »

    Melissa W

    May 2018

    Absolutely magnificent

    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... more »

    Leo F

    Mar 2018

    Cross one off the bucket list

    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... more »

    GillianB1328

    Aug 2018

    Bucket list achieved

    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... more »

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