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Apollo Bay Aviation

Apollo Bay, Australia
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About Apollo Bay Aviation
At Apollo Bay Aviation we pride ourselves on offering an UNMATCHED experience and one that will leave you awestruck. Your host, Vic Bongiorno (company owner, chief pilot and long time resident of Apollo Bay) and his staff at Apollo Bay Aviation would like to invite you to fly with us and experience a once in a lifetime flight. From your seat in our Robinson R44 Helicopter or Cessna aeroplanes (the scenic aircraft of choice) you get to take full advantage of each aircraft’s UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS and the best possible photo opportunities of this marvellous coast line. Our flight offerings include short flights around Apollo Bay, to flights to the 12 Apostles and Bay of Islands, or even across Bass Strait to King Island or the wilderness of Tasmania. Take the very popular 45 minute 12 Apostles tour and SEE this isolated coastline in its entirety, where for the most parts it is inaccessible by road. LISTEN to our expert commentary provided by your pilot and LEARN all about the history and features of the Shipwreck Coast. We will pass Cape Otway Lighthouse, Dinosaur Cove & Moonlight Head on our way to the Apostles, and then you can take in the fantastic sights of the magnificent limestone cliffs and rock structures, Loch Ard Gorge and the Blow Hole. Extend the tour to 60 minutes and we will also show you Port Campbell, The Arch, London Bridge and the beautiful Bay of Islands on top of the already great sights of the 12 Apostles tour. Due to the popularity of our flights and to get you in the air as quick as possible, bookings are highly recommended. Check out our website or call us for current flight prices, terms and conditions, availability and bookings.
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

What a fantastic experience, I would highly recommend this company as they are so professional, knowledgeable and very enthusiastic about your experience with them. As the helicopter only seat 4 including the pilot it is a really great way to see Apostles and the national...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019

We had a great flight to see the 12 Apostles from Apollo Bay. Great service and the pilot did a great job both as pilot and as guide. Absolutely something to recommend. The small Robinson 44 was a fun experience as well and we felt...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

We had an amazing flight today with our pilot Jack James . He was very professional and made us feel very at ease. The views were spectacular and he was very knowledgeable about the area. Definitely recommend this to do when visiting Apollo Bay. Thankyou...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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ABAManagement, Manager at Apollo Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2019

Thanks for the great review! It was a pleasure flying with you both. We are passionate about the area and enjoy sharing it with our fantastic visitors! - Jack

Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

Many thanks to the very knowledgeable pilot Jack James for our awesome flight and fabulous history lesson.Helicopter was a R44 small red one was lovely and cool flting over beautiful Apollo Bay on a warm summers day! Well worth the investment! 🚁🙌🏻

Date of experience: January 2019
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ABAManagement, Manager at Apollo Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2019

Thanks so much for flying with us! There's nothing quite like a flight over the bay on a summers day. See you next time! - Jack

Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Good safety briefing, friendly staff and good price! We had a perfect day with blue skies and no wind. Amazing views of the coastline and 12 apostles. My friend even got to steer for a bit :) thanks Vic

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

The best thing we liked was the professionalism. This is about 1-1.5 hours drive before 12 apostles if you are travelling from Melbourne, hence the flight duration is ~45 minutes. This is long enough to overcome the fear of flight in a small craft with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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ABAManagement, Manager at Apollo Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thanks for positive feedback! The seal colony and Otway National Park are a real highlight of our flights. Thanks again, Jack James

Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

The three previous days weather conditions had meant that the helicopter was unable to fly. However we were lucky enough to be passing through Apollo Bay and had some calm sunny albeit cold weather. On a whim we called in at the small airport. Don’t...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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ABAManagement, Manager at Apollo Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded June 22, 2018

Thanks for the great feedback! We loved flying with you and hope you enjoyed the rest of your time here. - Jack

Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Brendon our pilot showed us a wonderful way to see Apollo Bay and The Apostles via the helicopter. A great 45 min flight. It is not cheap but something you probably wont do again. $950 for 2 adults.

Date of experience: April 2018
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ABAManagement, Manager at Apollo Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Thanks for the positive feedback! We pride ourselves on providing a first class experience. We like to think our flights truly are "bucket-list" worthy! Thanks again Andrew!

Reviewed March 4, 2018

This helicopter flight with Jack was one of the top highlights of our recent Australian adventure. The flight is about 45-50 minutes and after a safety briefing and the donning of our life jacket pouch we were off. The flight takes you over part of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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ABAManagement, Manager at Apollo Bay Aviation, responded to this reviewResponded March 24, 2018

Thanks so much for the feedback We loved having you on board and glad you enjoyed my stories! It is possible to be flown from Melbourne with advanced notice and booking. Thanks again! Jack James

Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic flight today with Vic Bongiorno, the owner of Apollo Bay Aviation. Vic inspires confidence and we knew we were in the best of hands. The views were breathtaking and the commentary was very informative. It was the highlight of our trip...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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