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Flight Experience

Central Business District
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Address: Shop 9, QV Shopping Centre | Cnr Swanston & Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Welcome to Flight Experience Melbourne located in the heart of the...

Welcome to Flight Experience Melbourne located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD.With thousands of satisfied customers, from aviation enthusiasts, to those with a Fear of Flying, to Corporate Events and Surprise Birthday Parties you really are flying the Friendly Skies when you fly at Flight Experience Melbourne.Our Boeing 737-800 Flight Simulator is the only one in Melbourne that is available for anyone to fly with No Experience necessary.Melbourne Flight Experience at QV Shopping centre also specialise in Airline Interview Preparation (Pilot Interview Training for all airlines eg Qantas, QantasLink, JetStar, Tiger Airways, Rex, Virgin Australia and many others), Instrument Recency and Corporate events.With Flights departing daily you can buy your loved one the Christmas gift of a lifetime at Flight Experience.With more than 20,000 worldwide airports in the data banks and full 180 degree HD visuals, fully curved screen and state of the art cockpit and high fidelity sound to deliver a total immersion experience. Welcome to the Captain's seat!YOU BE THE PILOT !

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Fantastic realistic simulator

Went to do this for a birthday present very realistic controls and very enthusiastic and patient pilots only thing is the cockpit doesn't move also many official items, models and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Nick R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to do this for a birthday present very realistic controls and very enthusiastic and patient pilots only thing is the cockpit doesn't move also many official items, models and books avaliable for purchasing after the flight which is great!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

Although this was my husband’s birthday present, given some months ago, we didn’t get around to booking until two weeks before Christmas… and were pleasantly surprised to find that there were specials on offer for Christmas! We saved $50 on a 1-hour flight. As we were in the city, we booked in person; the initial booking was completed efficiently and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

Fly an airbus!! Such a great experience. Thanks to the great staff for assisting in making it a top experience. Don't forget to get the recording! 😉

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Mornington, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Experienced flying a Boeing 767, instructions were very informative and there was enough detail to take off and land. A brilliant experience and would do this again.

Thank Muzza211
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This is an amazing experience for those interested in flying as you get to "captain" a 737-800. You sit in the simulator cockpit and as you look out the cockpit window it looks like you really are flying. I chose to take off and land at Auckland airport and it really is the Auckland landscape. Then I flew from the... More 

Thank Grant B
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

It was a birthday gift for our 8 year old son. Having chosen this over a party with his mates, he enjoyed the experience throughly. Tom, who was the instructor was great and managed to squeeze in 3 take offs and landings in 45 minutes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

it was great I flew out of Melbourne[of course]did a fly around than a touch down, take off move than I went to st martin to try a harder one which I did.did a touch down,take off again but when I was landing the aircraft at st martin they put on thunder storm and night time which made it challenging... More 

Thank Rick T
Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I took my 16 and 13 year old boys to Flight Experience on a recent visit to Melbourne, and they loved it. There was a pilot assisting them with the controls, and they could pick airports of their choice to take off and land. Very realistic and a great experience. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Definitely recommended.

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Mildura, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

My kids gave me a voucher for Flight Experience for Fathers Day. I was unsure how I would go and if I would enjoy it but once we got started it became a very enjoyable experience. After some tuition in the workings of the Boeing 737 the simulator was set up for Melbourne airport and so with the help of... More 

Thank Ian M
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Never thought I would get to fly a 737 but Flight Experience gives you that opportunity. It was a great experience, Jake the instructor was friendly, informative and helpful. He talked me through everything and gave my options to let me do different things which your great and made the whole expereince worth it. Can only highly recommend the whole... More 

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Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques, throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You never quite know what you’ll find around the next corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air of Berlin in the street art, a touch of Paris in the umbrella-shaded cafes and, reminiscent of Rome, eateries tucked away in the most unlikely of places. Perhaps you might want a break and cross the Yarra River to Southbank - walk along the promenade, bask in the sun at a waterside bar and decide whether to go to the nearby casino or book a ticket at the Melbourne theatre company.