Scenic flights in Brisbane: A guide to where, when and the best deals

Feel like a VIP and take-off in style for a scenic flight you won’t soon forget.

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Choosing a scenic flight over Brisbane is an absolutely stunning way to see the city from a truly unique perspective.

Take it all in as your pilot gets clearance for take-off, feel the power as your aircraft takes to the sky and then experience the best views Brisbane has to offer.


Scenic flights in Brisbane deals

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Extra 10% off Australia activities with code

Valid on all dates on activities like skydiving, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, cruises, tours, high tea and more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. Destinations include Darwin, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart and more. T&Cs apply.

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Extra $10 off site-wide with code

Valid on all dates, including over Christmas, on activities like skydiving, quad biking, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, scuba diving, cruises, high tea and more. Destinations include Darwin, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Hobart and more. Minimum spend of $80 required. T&Cs apply.

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Northern Territory activities from $36 + and extra $10 off off with code

Available on select dates and experiences like sightseeing tours, zoo and wildlife experience, spas, sailings, hot air balloon flights, scenic flights and much more. Minimum spend of $80 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 33% off things to do in the Gold Coast

Available on select dates for activities like driving experiences, hot air balloon flights, helicopter scenic flights, jet ski and boat rides, skydives and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 37% off flying experiences

Available on select dates and for experiences like hot air balloon flights, helicopter scenic flights, skydives, flying lessons and more. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Hunter Valley, Great Ocean Road, Perth and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 85% off things to do in Perth

Available for activities like sightseeing tours, attraction passes, tandem skydives, helicopter scenic flights, kid's soccer trainings and more. T&Cs apply.

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Rottnest Island activities from $79 + Extra 10% off with code

Available on select dates and activities such as sightseeing cruises, scenic flights, getaways, tours and more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 31% off flying experiences + Extra 10% off with code

Available on select travel dates in Whitsundays, Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hunter Valley, Sydney and more. Activities include hot air ballooning, skydiving, helicopter scenic flights and more. Minimum spend of $100 applies. T&Cs apply.

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Popular Tourist Attractions & Experiences coupon codes

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13 Jan 2021 Extra 10% off Australia activities with code RBF****
13 Jan 2021 Extra $10 off site-wide with code FDR****
23 Oct 2020 $1 wine tastings in the Hunter Valley WIN****
8 Dec 2020 Extra 10% off NSW activities with code LOV****
6 Nov 2020 Up to 10% off Hunter Valley activities TIM****

Where can I do scenic flights in Brisbane?

All experiences listed depart from nearby Archerfield Airport, just 15 minutes from the centre of the city.


Our top picks of scenic flights you can book now

Best for price: Brisbane City Scenic Flight, Sky Dance

Best for price: Brisbane City Scenic Flight, Sky Dance from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • See Brisbane and beyond from 1,000ft for just $230
  • Fly through the lush valleys around Mt Coot-tha, Mt Nebo and the Samford Valley
  • An exciting way to see the area like never before and experience the wonder of flight
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Best for value: Bay Island Tour Scenic Flight, Sky Dance

Best for value: Bay Island Tour Scenic Flight, Sky Dance from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Scenic flight across Brisbane City and towards Moreton Bay and Stradbroke Island
  • Before you fly enjoy complimentary refreshments and a pre-flight briefing
  • The experience includes a presentation on the natural geological and spiritual history of the area so you can better enjoy your flight
  • A luxurious experience exploring the region from above for only $330
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Best for experience length: Mt Warning and Border Ranges Scenic Flight, Sky Dance

Best for experience length: Mt Warning and Border Ranges Scenic Flight, Sky Dance from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • An incredible 75-minute scenic flight taking you up close and personal to Mt Warning
  • Fly through the Scenic Rim and Border Ranges surrounding Brisbane
  • Enjoy a full-on VIP experience with pre-flight espresso, chocolate and refreshments
  • Ride in a turbo-charged Piper Saratoga or Piper Chieftain
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Best for views: Sunset Champagne Scenic Flight

Best for views: Sunset Champagne Scenic Flight from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Take in the views on a sunset scenic flight over the Scenic Rim
  • Fly up past the city at 1,000ft where you can see the incredible geological features of the city’s beginnings
  • Experience the wonder of flight in luxury with a glass of bubbles
  • Get the best of both worlds with views in the light of day ending with a stunning sunset
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Scenic flights compared

ExperienceBook withPriceLocationDurationExtras/Inclusions
Brisbane City Scenic Flight RedBalloon$230Brisbane City30 minutes
  • Flight presentation and safety briefings
  • Pre-flight drinks and refreshments
Bay Island Tour Scenic Flight RedBalloon$330Brisbane City, Moreton Bay and Stradbroke Island45–60 minutes
  • Flight presentation and safety briefings
  • Pre-flight drinks and refreshments
Mt Warning and Border Ranges Scenic Flight RedBalloon$430Mt Warning and the Scenic Rim75 minutes
  • Flight presentation and safety briefings
  • Pre-flight espresso, chocolate and refreshments
Sunset Champagne Scenic FlightRedBalloon$400The Scenic Rim30 minutes
  • Flight presentation and safety briefings
  • Glass of champagne

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