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Gold Coast Scenic Helicopter Flights

If you're looking to see the best of the Gold Coast from an unforgettable vantage point, take a helicopter flight from Sea World for a magical experience.


Incredible Gold Coast views
Itineraries from 5 to 30 minutes
Departs Sea World theme park
Beaches, hinterland, ocean & more

What you need to know

If you're looking to see the best of the Gold Coast from an unforgettable vantage point, these Helicopter flights from Sea World offer an amazing way to capture the magical experience of flying high over the Gold Coast and surrounding hinterland. Choose from a range of available helicopter flight lengths and options, ranging from a short "taste test" 5 minute flight over the Broadwater all the way up to an epic 30 minute flight down to the Tweed Coast. Be sure to bring your camera as you'll come away with some outstanding photographs of the Gold Coast's various highlights, be it the iconic golden beaches, shining city skyline, vast blue waterways or lush green hinterland.

More info


  • Scenic helicopter flight from Sea World


  • Entry to Sea World (entry is not required to enjoy your scenic helicopter flight)

Scenic Flight Options

Tour 1 - Sea World Scenic Tour (5 minutes)

  • Award-winning Sea World is captured beautifully from the air on this tour which also takes you over Marina Mirage, the Sheraton Mirage Resort and on to the Southport Seaway and the Southern tip of Stradbroke Island

Tour 2 - Surfers Paradise Scenic Tour (10 minutes)

  • An extension of the Sea World Scenic Tour, the Surfers Paradise Scenic Tour will take you south over the Royal Pines Resort and down to Palm Meadows via the vast waterways of the Gold Coast, continuing on to Jupiters Hotel & Casino and returning low level along the Surfers Paradise skyline

Tour 3 - Burleigh Heads Scenic Tour (15 minutes)

  • This flight is an extension of the Surfers Paradise Scenic Tour and will whisk you south to Burleigh Heads with views to Coolangatta and the breathtaking Hinterland, returning low along the golden coastline to Sea World

Tour 4 - Currumbin Valley Scenic Tour (20 minutes)

  • Fly south over the Gold Coast's panoramic canal estates with views of the magnificent Hinterland and the pristine coastline. Turning at Currumbin Valley, the flight will return over the crystal clear waters of the Pacific Ocean with an amazing view of the Surfers Paradise skyline

Tour 5 - Tweed Coast Scenic Tour (30 minutes)

  • An extension of the Currumbin Valley Scenic Tour, this flight will include the serene beauty of the Gold Coast's Hinterland and will give a bird's eye view of the many first-class golf courses. Crossing the New South Wales border into the Tweed Valley's vast sugar cane fields, the flight follows the meandering Tweed River back to the coastline, returning to Sea World via Point Danger and the golden beaches of the magnificent Gold Coast

Flight Times

  • Flights operate daily except Christmas Day 25 December. At the completion of purchase, you will need to contact the tour operator to book in a flight time that suits you (Tour Operator details will be printed in your tour voucher)


  • Flights depart from Sea World, Sea World Drive, Main Beach QLD 4217. An entry ticket into Sea World is not needed to take your helicopter flight

Additional Information

  • Minimum 3 adults per flight
  • Maximum 6 adults per flight
  • Children under 3 years of age are FREE however they must sit on an adults lap

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the tour
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher

Gold Coast Scenic Helicopter Flights

130 Sea World Drv, Main Beach, QLD 4217