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Take full control and see what it’s like from the pilot’s seat.

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What would it be like to be a pilot? A flying lesson is a great way to find out, whether you’re just curious and want a bit if a thrill or you’re interested in pursuing a career.

From a pre-flight brief and aircraft checks to the hands-on experience of flying an aircraft, check out these top flying experiences for Melbourne.


Deals on flying lessons in Melbourne

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Up to 30% off flying experiences

Valid on select dates and for experiences like hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flight, skydiving, flying lessons and more. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Hunter Valley, Great Ocean Road, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.

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Where can I take flying lessons in Melbourne?

Most experiences depart from either Moorabbin or Essendon Airport, both within 45 minutes of the Melbourne CBD.


Our top picks: Flying lessons you can book now

Best for price: Trial introductory flight experience

Best for price: Trial introductory flight experience from Viator

Highlights:

  • Enjoy a 30-minute introductory flight for just $168
  • Great choice if you’re unsure about committing to a full lesson
  • Sample what flying feels like and gain an insight into the flight training
  • Includes pick up from the train station

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Best for value: Learn to Fly - Pilot Training

Best for value: Learn to Fly - Pilot Training from Adrenaline

Highlights:

  • A 60-minute trial introductory flight for $370
  • Includes 45-minute pre-flight briefing and full debrief
  • Flight counts towards your flying time to get your pilot’s licence

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Best for experience length: 3-Hour Learn To Fly Starter Set

Best for experience length: 3-Hour Learn To Fly Starter Set from Viator

Highlights:

  • Designed to help those intrigued by flying
  • Includes 3 hours of professional pilot training in a real aircraft
  • Take part in flight theory briefings and simulated flight training
  • Learn the introductory concepts of flying

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Best for flight height: Light Aircraft Introductory Training Flight

Best for flight height: Light Aircraft Introductory Training Flight from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Fly up to an exhilarating 3,000 ft
  • Get hands-on experience flying a light aircraft
  • Includes a classroom briefing followed by a 30-minute flight

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Best for views: Learn to Fly - Pilot Training

Best for views: Learn to Fly - Pilot Training from Adrenaline

Highlights:

  • Fly a modern Cessna 172 aircraft
  • Take in the views over Melbourne and return via the CBD
  • Spend 30 minutes in the air followed by a flight debrief
  • Take a camera to get shots of yourself with the plane

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Flying lesson companies in Melbourne compared

CompanyPrice (from)LocationDurationExtras/inclusions
Viator$168Moorabbin AirportMinimum 30 minutes
  • Pickup from the train station
Adrenaline$210Essendon Airport30-60 minutes
  • Pre-flight briefing
  • Certificate
Red Balloon$195Moorabbin Airport30 minutes
  • Pre-flight briefing

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