Tasmania is renowned for its untouched wilderness, pristine coastline, cool climate wines and fresh local produce. The rugged north east coast of Australia’s island state is one of the most ideal places to explore by helicopter. This fully customizable itinerary can be tweaked and tailored to meet your personal style, pace and budget.
This morning, you will be met at your Launceston hotel and transferred to your helicopter for your flight to Cloverhill Winery. If you’re a lover of fine wine and champagne, then this experience is your ultimate day out. Enjoy the incredible views in your private scenic helicopter transfer taking in wine country, hillsides, valleys and forestry’s among rural Tasmania. Meet the winemaker and enjoy a private tour and wine tasting.
From here, fly directly to one of Tasmania’s beautiful east coast Oyster farms for an experience you will never forget. Visit a working oyster farm, chat to the oyster farmer and sit on the water’s edge and eat oysters straight from the sea. After your incredible oyster experience, jump back into your helicopter and transfer to your accommodation for the evening, your own secluded, romantic destination at The Keep, for some truly unique solitude surrounded by nature in the Tasmanian wilderness. Experience understated luxury and relaxation.
The Keep has been luxuriously appointed, featuring only the best in Tasmanian design and furnishings while capturing the unique nature of the surrounding wilderness. The accommodation has been designed for the utmost privacy while taking in the magnificent 360 degree views to the eastern and northern coastlines, with the Bass Straight Islands visible on clear days.
Perched upon a 650 metre rocky pinnacle overlooking Tasmania’s North-East The Keep has been designed for reconnection, relaxation and rejuvenation. Indulge yourself in a long hot outdoor bath or in reading, wandering and lazing the days away.
2 nights at The Keep
This morning you will be collected by your private helicopter bound for the Bay of Fires. See the vibrancy of the Bay of Fires from the air, spot whales and other wildlife from the sky. Make your way to the middle of the Bay of Fires, (named for the fiery orange marks found on the rocks in the area, making them appear to look like they are on fire). Enjoy a brunch experience prepared by Chef Thomas Dicket, a renowned Tasmanian chef. Take a stroll along the sweep of powder-white sand and crystal-clear seas before returning to your helicopter and flying to Swan Island.
Your incredible experience on this beautiful private island will allow you take in nature whilst sipping on sparkling wine and nibbling on the best local produce amongst convict ruins. The views sweep out to sea, and the backdrop is simply stunning. Explore on foot, take a stroll along the white sand beach or wander through the historical ruins. There is also time for you to have a swim and snorkel in the clear waters and surrounding reefs. You will then be transferred by private helicopter back to The Keep.
This morning, you will set off to Flinders Island for two days of exploration. As you fly in, you will also see the Furneaux Group of Islands which are truly beautiful from above. Your time here on Flinders Island will be filled with sampling local produce, tasting the local gin and beautiful wines in this truly untouched location. Eat crayfish straight out of the ocean as you take in the awe-inspiring views from Killiecrankie Beach.
Your accommodation is located right on Killiecrankie Beach with views across the bay, The Cray Shack is a dreamy escape where shoes are very much optional! The outside bathroom is a highlight of the property, you won’t find a shower with a better view! The large wooden deck is ideal for morning coffee and evening cocktails. We also supply wood in case you fancy cozying up by an outdoor fire!
2 nights at The Cray Shack
Farewelling the beautiful Flinders Island, you will board your helicopter and fly back to the mainland.
Tasmania is renowned for its untouched wilderness, pristine coastline, cool climate wines and fresh local produce. The rugged north east coast of Australia’s island state is one of the most ideal places in the world for a links golf course. It is on this coastal strip, where stark beaches fold into undulating farmlands, that Barnbougle Golf Links has been crafted out of an extraordinary landscape.
Barnbougle is now a name that represents two iconic golf courses, true golfing treasures for both the enthusiast, and social golfer. This is a destination that resonates of the game’s connection to ancient Scotland and Ireland. Ruthless Marram Grass, wide open fairways and exquisite hole layouts make for an unforgettable challenge. With fresh Tasmanian air and the omnipresent echo of crashing waves, Barnbougle is the perfect golfing getaway.
Enjoy an afternoon of golf.
Overnight Barnbougle Lost Farm
North eastern Tasmania is home to some of Australia’s most unique heritage pubs and there’s no better way to do a pub crawl than in a helicopter! Departing Barnbougle this morning, you will visit 2-3 country style pubs.
Take in a multitude of the diverse scenery of north east Tasmania, including the beautiful coastlines, rural farmlands, mountainous forests, creeks and valleys.
After your pub crawl, you will be flown and transferred to Silo Hotel in Launceston where your tour ends on arrival.
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