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
Popular Tourist Attractions & Experiences coupon codes
|Last checked||Code description||Code|
|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 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 from Viator
- Bike across the water and fly above Surfers Paradie from $165
- Includes hotel transfers, glass of champagne, snacks and photos
Best for value: Jet Ski and Seaplane Combo from RedBalloon
- 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
Best for experience length: Stradbroke Island by Seaplane from Gold Coast, Cloud 9 Seaplanes from Viator
- 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
Best for views: Gold Coast and Mt Warning Fixed-Wing Scenic Flight, Air Gold Coast from Viator
- 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 with||Price (from)||Flies over||Duration|
|Adrenaline||$175||South Stradbroke Island, Gold Coast CBD||10-minute to 5-hour experiences|
|Viator||$95||Gold Coast CBD, Stradbroke Island, Surfers Paradise, Byron Bay, Mount Warning||20-minute to 4-hour experiences|
|RedBalloon||$245||Gold Coast CBD, South Stradbroke Island||30-minute to 5-hour experiences|
|Experience Oz||$95||Gold Coast CBD, South Stradbroke Island, Surfers Paradise, water (for whale watching)||10-minute to 4-hour experiences|
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