We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Shop 9, QV Shopping Centre | Cnr Swanston & Lonsdale St, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Website
Today
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
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
Description: 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 !
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 17 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Fathers day present

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
Ian M
,
Mildura, Australia
Add Photo Write a Review

17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Mildura, Australia
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
53 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
31 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Okay , I still can't get on a plane. I didn't even make it to the full simulation , but I spoke to the staff and they personally gave me support about avation, After much convincing of understanding I got in the simulator. My heart was beating so fast , I really thought I was flying. Fantastic staff. And if... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Valley Stream, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

If you are an aviation aficionado like myself having logged over 1.5 million air miles for business and leisure travel, visiting Melbourne offered an opportunity for me to cross off one more 'bucket list' item while visiting Australia! Since my wife is not interested in aviation, Simon Greenland, our private guide (www.theprivatetourguide.com), and I arrived at the Flight Experience facility... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

My wife booked me in for a hour as a surprise ..... I almost fainted. As a private pilot with 30+ years experience and many more hours in FSX I was keen to combine the two experiences. Wow. No motion but very, very real. Ask to do an approach to the old Hong Kong airport if you have the kahoonas.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013 via mobile

Over the past two years I have taken to flight simulation to help deal with fear of flying and an opportunity to maintain a new challenging interest. The staff have been wonderful putting up with endless questions and requests.They have been particularly patient with providing just the right level of information and direction to make each flight a memorable experience.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Australia
Top Contributor
143 reviews 143 reviews
36 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I have flown the simulator on three occasions now and will be going back for more. Flying this 737 simulator is as near to the real thing as you will get. if you are scared of flying, try this and you will appreciate what goes into flying an aircraft and better understand the movement and noises of an aircraft in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

It was a birthday present from my wife that brought me there......It turned out to be one the most awesome experiences of my life....The staff were great as was my instructor....One could be forgiven for thinking you were in the cockpit of a real 737..it was so realistic I found my self leaning left or right as the plane turned..except... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

What a great experience! The sim was very realistic and great fun to fly into the old Kai Tak airport. The instructor Leigh was very passionate about his work and gave us great instruction! Will be recommending to others for sure.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Maroochydore, Australia
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Alex the pilot for my session was professional and passionate about his work. He was on time and very interactive. We did a touch and go at HKIA then climed to 3000ft for a flight over to the old Kai Tak airport. Just great fun and it makes me want to go back and get my CPL. They also have... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Flight Experience also viewed

Melbourne, Victoria
Melbourne, Victoria
 

Been to Flight Experience? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Flight Experience and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Melbourne, Australia

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Flight Experience staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?