Barossa Helicopters Experiences

Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours

Imagine feeling like you’re floating on a magic carpet below the clouds over a region with 150 years of history. Barossa Helicopters is an industry leader, with more than 35 years delivering tourism experiences across South Australia.

Based on our family property near Lyndoch in the Barossa Valley. Proud of our family history, spanning 5 generations on our beautiful land.

We operate Robinson R44 helicopters, each having the seating capacity of 3 passengers.

Offering scenic flights, food & wine packages, chocolate & wine matching, gin making, pub tours. Tailored packages are a specialty and we love nothing more than building a day just for you!

Pick up/drop off from selected Barossa accommodation or private charters to other regions such as Clare, McLaren Vale and Riverland.

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From $400 to $465

Gorgeous vineyards, rolling plains to famous wineries and farms, enjoy serene sights and scenery from the air as you leave our base in the Hoffnungsthal Valley and cruise past the charming township of Lyndoch. Here our journey veers right to fly along the western ridge of the Barossa Valley where you will see the hauntedly beautiful vast plains that make up the mid-north area whilst viewing contouring vineyards, rolling hills and the palm tree studded roads that lead to Historic Seppeltsfield Winery. As you continue your air adventure towards Nuriootpa, your pilot will point out Maggie Beer’s farm, before flying down the valley floor over Tanunda where you can see the stunning old buildings of Tanunda and many beautiful old churches. There’s even more to see further south where you will enjoy a spectacular view over Jacob’s Winery, which is home to some of the largest wine tanks in Australia, with each tank holding up to 1.4 million litres of wine. From there your flight takes you to the southern end of the Barossa, past the town of Lyndoch, over the Barossa Goldfields and the Whispering Wall returning finally to our base in the tranquil Hoffnungsthal Valley.

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From $577 to $630

If you love amazing food and entertainment, experience our flight from Hoffnungsthal Valley to the Wheatsheaf Pub. Leaving from our heli-pad, we will fly north over Rowland Flat, with plenty of time to admire the view. Once we’re over the valley floor, we head northwest over Tanunda; Nuriootpa then direct to Allendale. Landing right next door to the Wheatsheaf Hotel. Here you will be looked after by Mark and Chelsea, these guys know how to entertain, and they have awesome food!
You might even meet local legendary horseman; Tom Willoughby will roll in for a yarn (he’s full of tall stories!) He might even arrive on one of his beautiful movie star horses, really, they have acted in movies with Simon Baker and Sam Neil!! They all love a good scratch, selfie and will wait patiently while Tom has a beer with you!
After lunch we take the return flight over Historic Kapunda. Kapunda’s claim to fame is that the town is home to Australia’s most haunted hotel, The North Kapunda Hotel. Just to the south of the town is one of Australia’s “Big Things” – Map the Miner, heading home to the Hoffnungsthal Valley past Greenock.

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From $200 to $230

Enjoy an unforgettable and surreal experience that will see you, firstly, lift off from the tranquil Hoffnungsthal Valley by helicopter for a breathtaking flight northeast over Rowland Flat, home of Jacob’s Creek Winery. Relax in comfort and take in the beautiful scenery and live narration from your pilot, for the journey, as you see where some of Australia’s largest wine tanks are located – these tanks hold up to 1.4 million litres of WINE! From there your flight will take you to the southern end of the Barossa, past the quaint town of Lyndoch, over the Barossa Goldfields and the Whispering Wall which has real acoustic abilities and holds back the Barossa Reservoir, before returning to our base in the Hoffnungsthal Valley.

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From $80 to $120

Take to the sky on a 4-minute flight over the picturesque Hoffnungsthal Valley. Flying over our 130-year-old Shiraz vines, Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier, and other varieties. Grapes from our family farm go into producing some of Penfolds’ Iconic wines.

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From $300 to $350

After departing from our home base in the peaceful Hoffnungsthal Valley, it’s time to relax and take in the gorgeous sights and surrounds as you enjoy the beautiful scenic helicopter flight northeast over Rowland Flat, home of Jacob’s Creek Winery, where some of Australia’s largest wine tanks are located. Spend some time marveling over the fact that these tanks hold up to 1.4 million litres of WINE before you get a stunning bird’s eye view of the southern end of the Barossa. Just sit back and enjoy the flight as we take you past the quaint town of Lyndoch, over the Barossa Goldfields and the Whispering Wall following up stream to the South Para Reservoirs before returning to our base via Williamstown, capturing a perfect view of the idyllic southern Barossa Ranges.

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From $600 to $690

Lush, serene views and vast plains await you from the moment you lift off from the heli-pad in the heart of the Hoffnungsthal Valley. From there get ready to kick back and enjoy some of the best sights we have to offer on this fantastic 30-minute flight. First, we will fly you past the charming township of Lyndoch before tracking along the western ridge of the Barossa Valley to Historic Seppeltsfield. Here you will see stunning vineyards contouring the rolling hills, palm tree studded roads and the Seppelt Family mausoleum, which is certainly a sight to behold. From there you will fly over Maggie Beer’s farm and the famous Penfold’s Winery before veering along the eastern side of Nuriootpa, around the Wolf Blass winery, and then marveling at the view over the large limestone quarry near the town of Angaston. A little further on you will get a bird’s eye view of … check website for full tour description.

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From $535 to $584

Spoil the wine-lover within you with our stunning scenic and adrenaline lifting helicopter ride and winery tour. Flying you past the quaint southern Barossa village of Lyndoch, tracking along the western ridge of the Barossa Valley before descending into Pindarie Wines.
You will be greeted by your winery host upon your arrival who will guide you through a tasting and the fascinating history behind Pindarie.

Once you’ve finished your tasting, choose your favourite wine to enjoy with one of their famous “Pindarie Pie” dishes.
After lunch re-board the helicopter and our pilot will fly you past towards Historic Seppeltsfield Winery, so you can take in the breathtaking views of vast vineyards and palm tree studded roads. Then as you continue towards Nuriootpa, your pilot will point out Maggie Beer’s farm. You can also see the stunning old buildings of Chateau Tanunda and numerous historic churches as you fly across the valley floor. As we fly further south, get ready to enjoy a view over Jacob’s Creek Winery. From there we take you back to the southern end of the Barossa, gliding over the Barossa Goldfields and the Whispering Wall before descending back into the Hoffnungsthal Valley.

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From $433 to $472

Enjoy heavenly views and seeing some of Australia’s most famous wineries on this wine and pizza or pasta-filled adventure in the skies. As soon as you lift off from the heli-pad at our base in the Hoffnungsthal Valley, we will fly you north over Rowland Flat and where you can take in the amazing views of Jacob’s Creek Winery’s “tank farm”. Did you know that some of these tanks hold up to 1.4 million litres of WINE! From there we head towards Lyndoch, at the southern end of the Barossa, where you will arrive in style as we land directly at the front of God’s Hill Wines. Here the crew will share with you the God’s Hill Story and their wines, and you will see for yourself why they call it GOD’s HILL! After your tasting, enjoy a relaxed pizza or pasta dish with a glass or two of wine before reboarding the helicopter to continue your flight over the stunning Barossa Goldfields and the Whispering Wall before descending in to the Hoffnungsthal Valley.

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From $1325 to $1445

In the mood for a pub meal? This may be the most exciting entrance you’ve ever made at lunchtime. Treat yourself to a once-in-a-lifetime flight departing Lyndoch and heading east towards Blanchetown, following the Murray River north towards Murbko before tracking west to the historic Mt Mary Hotel in the middle of nowhere. The hotel, which was built in 1894 and is full of old-world charm, is located 150km from the Adelaide, on the Thiele Highway between Eudunda and Morgan and we land right outside the pub! Heading inside you can enjoy a cold one or two and an amazing country pub meal of your choice from their extensive menu… lobster, steak, seafood platter or a parmy? After lunch, re-board the helicopter for the journey back over the Barossa Ranges, popping up over Truro and the beautiful town of Angaston. The Barossa valley is a stunning green oasis. Floating down the valley floor, you finish off the afternoon by passing historic buildings before descending finally into the Hoffnungsthal Valley.

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From $380 to $416

Nestled in the picturesque Hoffnungsthal Valley, your Barossa Valley luxury helicopter wine experience awaits.
Take in breathtaking views of the beautiful old vines from some of the world’s most famous wine producers and the stunning Barossa Ranges, before arriving in style at Kies Family Wines for a once-in-a-lifetime experience and a warm welcome.

Spend the day with the 5th and 6th generation Kies family members and go behind the scenes to immerse yourself in true Barossa hospitality.
Allow a member of the Kies family to show you the old Shiraz vines of the Kies estate and run you through their sustainable and minimal intervention practices.

Kies Family Wines built a state-of-the-art winemaking facility in 2019. Your private experience includes a tour of the facility.

Immerse yourself in true Barossa winemaking with a private tasting amongst the barrels used for maturing Kies Family Wines’. All wines tasted are single-vineyard and Estate-grown, and are paired with your first lunch course.

Settle into the Kies Family Wines Cafe and enjoy the afternoon over lunch with 180° views of the Barossa Ranges.

Reboarding the helicopter to continue your flight over the Barossa Goldfields and the Whispering Wall before descending in to the Hoffnungsthal Valley.

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