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Apollo Bay Aviation

Telford Street | Building 2, Apollo Bay Airport, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Fantastic experience

The three previous days weather conditions had meant that the helicopter was unable to fly. However... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cjiduk
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Spectacular

Brendon our pilot showed us a wonderful way to see Apollo Bay and The Apostles via the helicopter... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Andrew B
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At Apollo Bay Aviation we pride ourselves on offering an UNMATCHED experience and one that will leave you awestruck. Your host, Vic Bongiorno (company owner, chief pilot and long time resident of Apollo Bay) and his staff at Apollo Bay Aviation would like to invite you to fly with us and experience a once in a lifetime flight. From your seat in our Robinson R44 Helicopter or Cessna aeroplanes (the scenic aircraft of choice) you get to take full advantage of each aircraft’s UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS and the best possible photo opportunities of this marvellous coast line. Our flight offerings include short flights around Apollo Bay, to flights to the 12 Apostles and Bay of Islands, or even across Bass Strait to King Island or the wilderness of Tasmania. Take the very popular 45 minute 12 Apostles tour and SEE this isolated coastline in its entirety, where for the most parts it is inaccessible by road. LISTEN to our expert commentary provided by your pilot and LEARN all about the history and features of the Shipwreck Coast. We will pass Cape Otway Lighthouse, Dinosaur Cove & Moonlight Head on our way to the Apostles, and then you can take in the fantastic sights of the magnificent limestone cliffs and rock structures, Loch Ard Gorge and the Blow Hole. Extend the tour to 60 minutes and we will also show you Port Campbell, The Arch, London Bridge and the beautiful Bay of Islands on top of the already great sights of the 12 Apostles tour. Due to the popularity of our flights and to get you in the air as quick as possible, bookings are highly recommended. Check out our website or call us for current flight prices, terms and conditions, availability and bookings.
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Telford Street | Building 2, Apollo Bay Airport, Apollo Bay, Victoria 3233, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The three previous days weather conditions had meant that the helicopter was unable to fly. However we were lucky enough to be passing through Apollo Bay and had some calm sunny albeit cold weather. On a whim we called in at the small airport. Don’t...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Brendon our pilot showed us a wonderful way to see Apollo Bay and The Apostles via the helicopter. A great 45 min flight. It is not cheap but something you probably wont do again. $950 for 2 adults.

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ABAManagement, Manager at Apollo Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thanks for the positive feedback! We pride ourselves on providing a first class experience. We like to think our flights truly are "bucket-list" worthy! Thanks again Andrew!

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This helicopter flight with Jack was one of the top highlights of our recent Australian adventure. The flight is about 45-50 minutes and after a safety briefing and the donning of our life jacket pouch we were off. The flight takes you over part of...More

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ABAManagement, Manager at Apollo Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 25 March 2018

Thanks so much for the feedback We loved having you on board and glad you enjoyed my stories! It is possible to be flown from Melbourne with advanced notice and booking. Thanks again! Jack James

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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic flight today with Vic Bongiorno, the owner of Apollo Bay Aviation. Vic inspires confidence and we knew we were in the best of hands. The views were breathtaking and the commentary was very informative. It was the highlight of our trip...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Geoff, our pilot explained all the safety requirements and before long we were off in the Cessna 206. All three of us were seated on the left hand side so we would get the best views on the way to the 12 apostles and on...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing flight with Shane to see the coast and 12 Apostles. Great flying with informative commentary to help us understand the geography and history of the area. Definitely the right place to go for your flight in Apollo Bay!

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ABAManagement, Helicopter Pilot at Apollo Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thanks for your review! We are passionate about the area and love sharing it with you. We hope to see you again! Jack

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We could not have been any happier with our choice to fly with Apollo Bay Aviation. I’m visiting my friends who just moved to Melbourne and we decided to drive out to the 12 Apostles. The traffic was horrible and so we started thinking we’d...More

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ABAManagement, Manager at Apollo Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Thank you for flying with us! - Rosie (woof!)

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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Nothing is too much trouble. We hoisted our quad son into the Cessna aircraft with the help of Andreas, the best pilot in Australia. there was no fuss about the delay in loading/unloading. Our pilot was very informative and caring, ensuring all of us were...More

Thank Robert T
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a terrific experience on our hour long trip on the R44 to view the 12 Apostles from the air, with Rebecca, who provided us with wonderful commentary as we flew over the spectacular views below, not just of the apostles...More

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

The wonderful Rebecca took us for a one hour flight today to the Twelve Apostles and back via Cape Otway and the coastline. Spectacular views and great commentary re sights along the way. She also brought the chopper in close to some points and let...More

Thank Marc C
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