Scenic Flights in Gold Coast: A guide to where, when and the best deals.

See the Gold Coast from above in a private plane for the best views of the city.

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Take in Surfers Paradise, the stunning coast, surrounding islands and the lush greenery near the Gold Coast for an experience to remember. Treat yourself and a friend to incredible views with scenic flights from as short as six minutes to as long as four hours.

Fly off to a picnic lunch on Stradbroke Island, see Byron Bay in the horizon or get up close to the city’s skyscrapers. We share the best flights on the Gold Coast that will make your time in the city that much more spectacular.

See the Gold Coast in a unique way using the hot deals and experiences we found for you below.


Scenic flights in Gold Coast deals

RedBalloonRedBalloon

Up to 31% off flying experiences plus an extra $5 off with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $250. Activities include hot air ballooning, skydiving, helicopter scenic flights. Destinations include Whitsundays, Gold Coast, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Hunter Valley, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloonRedBalloon

Extra $10 off Northern Territory activities with code

Available on select dates and activities include sightseeing tours, zoo and wildlife experience, spas, sailings, hot air balloon flights and scenic flights. Minimum spend of $300 required. T&Cs apply.

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ViatorViator
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Extra 10% off Cairns and the Tropical North experiences

Available on select activities when you use the code. Includes sightseeing cruises, day tours, hot air balloon flights, helicopter scenic flights, attraction passes and more. Plus get free cancellation and pay later options. T&Cs apply.

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KlookKlook

Up to 40% off New Zealand activities

Available until December 2021 on activities including tandem skydives, skis and snow activities, jet boat rides, scenic flights and more. Destinations include Queenstown, Christchurch, Wanaka and more.

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RedBalloonRedBalloon

Up to 10% off Australia experiences with code

Available on activities including hot air balloon flights, helicopter scenic flights and luxury car hire. Must purchase two or more vouchers. Destinations include Gold Coast, Whitsundays, Cairns, Melbourne and more. T&Cs apply.

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AdrenalineAdrenaline

Up to 28% 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.

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AdrenalineAdrenaline

Up to 31% 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.

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Everything AustraliaEverything Australia

Up to 28% off Sydney activities

Available on select travel dates Until December 2021 on activities including sightseeing cruises, skydives, scenic flights, hot air balloon flights and dining experiences.

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KlookKlook

Up to 23% off Australia flight experiences

Available on select travel dates on hot air balloon flights, scenic flights, aerobatic flights and more. Destinations include Melbourne, Hunter Valley, Byron Bay, Sydney, Whitsundays, Gold Coast and more. T&Cs apply.

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AdrenalineAdrenaline

Australia helicopter scenic flights from $290

Available on select travel dates in 2021. Destinations include Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Uluru, Hobart and more.

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Where can I go on a scenic flight on the Gold Coast?

  • Gold Coast Adventure Flights - Coolangatta Airport
  • Air Gold Coast - Bilinga
  • Cloud 9 Seaplanes - Watersports Centre (Seaworld Resort)
  • Gold Coast Seaplanes - Gold Coast
  • Seaway Water Bike Tours - Marine Parade

Our top picks of scenic flights you can book now:

Best for price: Gold Coast Seaplane and Water Bike Adventure, Seaway Water Bike Tours

Best for price: Gold Coast Seaplane and Water Bike Adventure, Seaway Water Bike Tours from Viator

Highlights:

  • Bike across the water and fly above Surfers Paradie from $165
  • Includes hotel transfers, glass of champagne, snacks and photos
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Best for value: Jet Ski and Seaplane Combo

Best for value: Jet Ski and Seaplane Combo from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Enjoy a 30-minute Jet Ski experience and ten-minute scenic flight for two from $270
  • See sights such as South Stradbroke Island, the hinterland and Broadbeach
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Best for experience length: Stradbroke Island by Seaplane from Gold Coast, Cloud 9 Seaplanes

Best for experience length: Stradbroke Island by Seaplane from Gold Coast, Cloud 9 Seaplanes from Viator

Highlights:

  • Three- to four-hour flight
  • See scenic views of Surfers Paradise, Moreton Bay and the Sovereign Islands
  • Included headset allows you to listen in on the pilot's commentary on the region
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Best for views: Gold Coast and Mt Warning Fixed-Wing Scenic Flight, Air Gold Coast

Best for views: Gold Coast and Mt Warning Fixed-Wing Scenic Flight, Air Gold Coast from Viator

Highlights:

  • 60-minute scenic flight
  • See aerial views of Surfers Paradise, Mt Warning, the Tweed volcano and more
  • Includes live commentary from professional guide and pilot
  • Fly in a three-passenger aircraft
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Scenic flight companies compared

Book withPrice (from)Flies overDuration
Adrenaline$175South Stradbroke Island, Gold Coast CBD10-minute to 5-hour experiences
Viator$95Gold Coast CBD, Stradbroke Island, Surfers Paradise, Byron Bay, Mount Warning20-minute to 4-hour experiences
RedBalloon$245Gold Coast CBD, South Stradbroke Island30-minute to 5-hour experiences
Experience Oz$95Gold Coast CBD, South Stradbroke Island, Surfers Paradise, water (for whale watching)10-minute to 4-hour experiences

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