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Sydney By Seaplane - Rose Bay

Sydney By Seaplane offers a choice of spectacular scenic flights over Sydney Harbour and the sparkling coastline of Australia's most famous city, as well as charter flights to unique waterfront restaurants for lunch, day return flights to or from Rose Bay and Palm Beach, and a choice of romantic gourmet beach picnics.

Sensational flights into the Hawkesbury to dine at the popular Cottage Point Inn, and Berowra Waters Inn, or to The Boathouse or Jonah's at Palm Beach are not to be missed.

Enjoy breathtaking views of historic landmarks, Sydney Harbour, the Northern Beaches, Pittwater, National Parks and much more during one of our fabulous seaplane experiences.

Sydney By Seaplane's meticulously maintained amphibious deHavilland Beaver aircraft has the capacity to take six passengers in safety and comfort, under the captaincy of highly experienced pilot/owner, Steve Krug.

All flights include a double orbit at the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.

For more information: www.sydneybyseaplane.com
Tours

Local Scenic Flight (15 minutes)

Sydney By Seaplane offers a local scenic flight from Rose Bay to view Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House at close quarters where they conduct a double orbit. The flight also includes Bondi and Manly (from the harbour side). Flights on demand. 15 minutes in the air.
Start Location Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay Or depart from Palm Beach for local Northern Beaches flight., Palm Beach
Highlights Sydney Harbour Bondi Beach Manly Beach, Manly or, Departing from Palm Beach, fly over the northern beaches, Palm Beach Pittwater and the mouth of the Hawkesbury River, Hawkesbury River
Travel by Aeroplane, Floatplane
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $190.00 Price Range For children aged 12 and under (weighing less than 60 kilograms)- take 25 per cent off. A minimum of two persons required per flight. Single flyers can usually be accommodated on existing flights. Call and speak with Jenny.

Cottage Point Inn Fly/Dine Package

The beautiful Cottage Point Inn is open seven days for lunch - except during winter, when they close on Tuesday and Wednesday between mid April and the end of September. This, Sydney By Seaplane's most popular lunchtime destination, is located on the Hawkesbury River within the Ku Ring Gai Chase National Park, just to the north of Sydney.

Join the seaplane for a fabulous scenic flight over Sydney's Northern Beaches en route, to arrive at the restaurant's door to enjoy a sensational three course a-la-carte lunch. Your return flight travels via the Opera House and Harbour Bridge where they will conduct a double orbit before arriving back at Rose Bay.
Start Location Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay Rose Bay
Highlights Flight over Sydney Harbour and over Sydney's Northern Beaches, Sydney Harbour Flight into the tranquil Hawkesbury River, Rose Bay
Travel by Aeroplane, Floatplane
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $400.00-$495.00 Price Range Higher rate includes three course meal. Lower rate is for return flights only.

Scenic Flight over Sydney (30 minutes)

This extremely popular seaplane flight includes Sydney's famous Northern Beaches, from Manly to Palm Beach, returning to Sydney Harbour for a double orbit at the Harbour Bridge and Opera House.

Sydney By Seaplane offers two departure points for this 30 minute scenic flight from Rose Bay in Sydney Harbour, and from their northern base at Barrenjoey, Palm Beach. 30 minutes in the air. Please allow around 50 minutes in total.
Start Location Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay Departs from Rose Bay and Palm Beach, Palm Beach
Highlights Sydney Harbour Manly Beach, Manly continuing over the Northern Beaches, Mona Vale
Travel by Aeroplane, Floatplane
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $260.00 Price Range Children 12 and under (who weigh less than 60 kilograms) fly for 25 per cent off the adult price.

Scenic Flight over Sydney and the Central Coast (60 minutes)

Offering two departure points (Rose Bay or Palm Beach), join this scenic flight for a tour over Sydney Harbour, Bondi, Manly, Sydney's beautiful Northern Beaches, Pittwater, Broken Bay, the Hawkesbury River, and the Central Coast.
Start Location Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay Departs from Palm Beach, Palm Beach
Highlights Sydney Harbour Bondi Beach Manly continuing over the Northern Beaches, Mona Vale The Peninsula, Palm Beach Hawkesbury River Central Coast, Gosford
Travel by Aeroplane, Floatplane
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $525.00 Price Range Subject to change and availability

Beach Picnics at Palm Beach

Fly from Rose Bay to Pittwater, travelling from Sydney Harbour along the famous Northern Beaches to enjoy a gourmet picnic at beautiful Palm Beach. Choose from the surf beach, the calm Pittwater beaches, a walk to the historic Barrenjoey Lighthouse, or find a spot in the surrounding park to discover your amazing picnic.

Three picnic options are available, all of which include gourmet foods prepared by the talented chefs at the famous Boathouse cafe. Accompany your meal with chilled French champagne, fine Australian wine, or a non-alcoholic option. Return to Rose Bay via the Opera House and Harbour Bridge to complete a fun, romantic day out. Special food requirements can be catered for. Picnic menus are on the web site or request by email.
Start Location Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay Rose Bay Marina, Palm Beach
Highlights Scenic flight to Palm Beach and returning via Opera House/Bridge, Palm Beach Barrenjoey and Pittwater, Palm Beach
Travel by Aeroplane, Floatplane
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $880.00-$995.00 Price Range Price for two persons. There are three choices of picnics ranging from AUD880.00 per couple for the non-alcohol picnic to AUD995.00 per couple for the famous champagne hamper. Please refer to the Sydney By Seaplane web site.

Berowra Waters Inn - Lunchtime flights

Flights to the highly acclaimed and very popular Berowra Waters Inn located on the magnificent Hawkesbury River, departing from Rose Bay late morning or early afternoon. Your seaplane arrives at the restaurant's private dock where you will be met by the friendly staff from the Inn. The Berowra Waters Inn menu is a comprehensive 'tasting' menu with or without matched wines. The price of your flight does not include the meals and drinks. The seaplane returns to collect you for the return flight, via the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, after about three hours. Open for lunch Friday to Sunday.
Start Location Rose Bay
Highlights Northern Beaches, Hawkesbury River, Ku Ring Gai National Park, Palm Beach
Travel by Aeroplane, Floatplane
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $425.00 Price Range Not including meals.

Scenic Flight over Sydney, Bondi Beaches and Hawkesbury (45 minutes)

You can combine both the 15 and 30 minute scenic flight paths, plus a loop into the Hawkesbury River and Ku-ring-gai National Park before returning to Sydney Harbour for an orbit at the Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
Start Location Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay
Highlights Harbour, Opera House, Bondi, Northern Beaches, Hawkesbury River, Rose Bay
Travel by Aeroplane, Floatplane
Duration Half Day or less.
Price $445.00 Price Range Subject to change and availability

Same Day Return Flights to Palm Beach

Less than 20 minutes flying time from Rose Bay in Sydney Harbour is beautiful Palm Beach, Sydney's most northerly point. Arrive in style at their seaplane base where things to do include a walk to the historic lighthouse, surfing, swimming, or strolling on the magnificent beaches. Choose from the exceptionally popular Boathouse Cafe and Dunes Restaurant and kiosk for a meal or snack, play a round of golf, or hire a boat. Discover 'Summer Bay' from the Aussie soap - Home and Away. The return flight takes you via the Opera House and Harbour Bridge before landing back at Rose Bay.
Start Location Rose Bay Marina, Rose Bay
Highlights Palm Beach
Travel by Aeroplane, Floatplane
Duration Full Day, Half Day or less.
Price $365.00 Price Range Children under 13 (weighing less than 60 kilograms) fly for 25 per cent off the adult rate. Flights on demand.

The Boathouse Palm Beach for lunch

The extremely popular (licensed) The Boathouse at Palm Beach is located at the private seaplane base at Barrenjoey (Palm Beach). Relax on the original boatshed deck overlooking Pittwater. The best coffee on the peninsula or a cold drink will keep you happy while you decide which of the exciting and creative meals and drinks to order. The signature fish and chips or squid should not be missed! The Boathouse does not take table reservations.
Start Location Rose Bay
Highlights Palm Beach
Travel by Aeroplane, Floatplane
Duration Full Day.
Price $365.00 Price Range Return scenic flights only - does not include lunch.
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