Scenic Flights
See the Blue Mountains from the air

Very few places can match the untamed beauty of the Blue Mountains. Visitors would be hard-pressed to find a region that’s practically brimming with such undisturbed peace and tranquility. The ideal place to get lost in nature, Blue Mountains also offers plenty in terms of activities.

From bush walks to camping or even jumping from waterfalls, this region is also known for its breathtaking views.

From sandstone ledges to spectacular cliffs, there’s nothing that can rival a bird’s eye view over the area’s most exhilarating attractions. This is why most visitors often choose to book scenic flights over the Blue Mountains.


Ideal for anyone who wants to blend a glorious rush of adrenaline with exceptional sights, these flights can easily be booked in advance to benefit from the best rates.

Where to a book a Blue Mountains scenic flight? Where do the scenic flights depart?

Blue Mountains Helicopter Flight

Visitors who are looking for scenic flights over the Blue Mountains will undoubtedly appreciate the sweeping panorama that is laid at their feet during a helicopter ride. From thick rainforests, sandstone cliffs and multi-tiered waterfalls, you can be sure to have your breath taken away as you explore the Blue Mountains from high above during your scenic flight.

Blue Sky Helicopters, for example, provides a 90 minutes ride that departs from Sydney Harbor. It should be noted that free parking is provided for passengers who are coming to the harbor by car.

When booking this scenic flight, you will be able to enjoy the comfort offered by their Bell Longranger Helicopter. With six spacious seats, passengers will be able to sit back and relax as they enjoy the awe-inspiring views. The flight additionally offers an unblemished view over Sydney Harbor.

helicopter view

Blue Mountains Scenic Flight

On this scenic flight, you will fly by Jamieson Valley before heading over to the Blue Mountains National Park, where you will enjoy an exceptional view of its different landmarks, like the Three Sisters, Echo’s Point, Megalong Valley and Katoomba.

When booking the Blue Mountains Scenic Flight, you will also be able to enjoy the incredible contrasts between the valleys, cliffs and plateaus. Passengers will additionally be treated to the highly-coveted blue haze that surrounds the Blue Mountains National Park, courtesy of the eucalyptus oil diffusion from the nearby forest.

90 minutes long, this scenic flight departs from Sydney Airport, but also provides a wonderful view of the harbor from high above. Best of all, it is possible to organize complimentary minibus transfers from and back to your hotel. Complimentary beverages and snacks are also organized both before and after the flight, where you will also have the opportunity of posing for pictures with the pilot as well as the actual helicopter.

Before reaching Blue Mountains, you will also benefit from sweeping views of Botany Bay and the clear, sparkling waters that surround Maroubra Beach. As the helicopter nears the Blue Mountains, passengers will be able to marvel at the sheer number of rare birds that often sweep above the region’s numerous rainforests.

Headsets are provided so you can follow your pilot’s informative commentary throughout the scenic flight.

helicopter pilot

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