This tour encompasses all manner of excitement; from a thrilling helicopter flight high above the rainforest canopy, past sheer cliff faces to the forest floor and caves below. Take in panoramic escarpment views, unique rock formations, deep canyons, ancient rainforest and occasionally kangaroos in the Megalong Valley. Short walks accentuate your ecological experience on our advanced ecotourism accredited tour. Let a local ECO professional guide you through Australia’s world famous heritage listed National Park away from the crowds in a luxury 4WD, before the return helicopter flight back to Sydney.
Your helicopter flight experience begins with a warm greeting and check-in by the friendly operations staff. This is followed by a comprehensive safety briefing in the spacious and comfortable lounge area prior to boarding. After the safety briefing, head out, pausing to take photos before boarding the helicopter. Cameras and video recorders can be taken with you on the helicopter for more fantastic memories of your flight.
All scenic flights are recorded in real time using a unique on-board video system incorporating internal and external cameras, as well as a recording of pilot commentary and air traffic control interaction. See yourself in your own helicopter tour video which is available for purchase after your flight.
Upon takeoff enjoy full panoramic views of the Sydney skyline, Pacific Ocean and the historic Port Botany.
Within 5 minutes your professional pilot will have you over Sydney Harbour, flying past icons such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House before heading west, following the Parramatta River, until you reach the Blue Mountains National Park for touchdown at Katoomba Airfield in the heart of the Australian bush.
Your rocks to rainforest 4WD tour offers a unique opportunity to visit the amazing remote wilderness in the Blue Mountains World Heritage area. Guests are taken away from typical tourist destinations in luxury 4WD vehicles. The ground component of the tour is really up to you. You can choose to stay in the 4WD or, if you are more adventurous then feel free to try a short bushwalk with your guide. You will see fantastic panorama escarpments, unique rock formations, deep canyons with ancient rainforest and occasionally kangaroos in the Megalong Valley. You will then enjoy a gourmet sandwich lunch in either a cave or rainforest, depending on the weather on the day.There will be plenty to talk about on the flight back to Sydney. New sights, new experiences and a wealth of knowledge in regard to the Blue Mountains native flora and fauna.