Off Site Event

Are you planning an Event or Special Occasion? Lakes Entrance Helicopters can provide Joy Flights (Scenic Flights) at your preferred location. An Off Site Event can be a few Joy Flights scheduled over a couple of hours from the same location up to full scale, multi-day public events.

* Prices are per flight, charged in 1 minute increments, minimum of 6 minutes, for the specific aircraft type, with a maximum number of passengers per flight. Maximum of 1 infant per flight.

Notes

1) The above times represents total flight time and are used to calculate the total cost.
2) The passenger numbers have no impact on the total cost but are used to validate the flight time.
3) The booking will be manually adjusted to elapsed time, which includes the time allocated for passenger change over. This is typically 2-3 minutes per flight.

The expected individual flight time in minutes used to validate the total flight time and cost.

This is an estimate when creating the booking and adjusted when final costs are confirmed.

This is an estimate when creating the booking and adjusted when final costs are confirmed.

Please let us know if there is anything else your require.

  • Flight Time: Customisable in 1 minute increments, minimum of 6 minutes
  • Depart: Lakes Entrance Airfield, East Gippsland
  • Product Code: COSE

Our staff are experienced in providing ground support for events away from our base of operations at Lakes Entrance. We also have the equipment and refuelling capabilities for larger events. We can advise on the safety requirements and the potential need for permits.

Items to consider when Booking an Off Site Event:

  • Location: Distance from Lakes Entrance.
  • Frequency: Expected number of flights / passengers.
  • Duration: Recommend short flights (6-10mins) for larger groups.
  • Area: Helicopter Landing Site (HLS), approach & departure, size, slope, surface, surroundings, obstacles, dwellings, etc.
  • Safety: Access control, airside restrictions, loading and unloading.
  • Date / Time: Leading time for planning and permits. Alternate date. Preferred start and stop times (daytime flights only).
  • Facilities: Available shade/shelter and toilets for passengers and staff (if applicable).
  • Services: Airport and Airservices charges (if applicable).
  • Permission: From Land Owner and/or Event Manager.

Note: Bookings essential as Off Site Events are subject to availability, weather and resource requirements.

Preferred booking time not available online? Please do not hesitate to contact the team at Lakes Entrance Helicopters for assistance during office hours on (03) 9017 0120 or email us at info@lakesentrancehelicopters.com.au

All Flights

  1. Prices are in Australian Dollars (AUD).
  2. All flights are subject to a minimum of 2 passengers.
  3. Our helicopters have a maximum individual passenger weight of 130kg.
  4. All flights are subject to weather and air traffic control. The Pilot In Command has the final word over the flight.
  5. One infant under the age of 3 may be carried on an adult lap free of charge.
  6. The cancellation of bookings more than 48 hours before the departure time of the flight will receive a full refund less banking charges. The refund will be processed as a direct refund and must be processed using the same payment method.
  7. The cancellation of bookings less than 48 hours will receive a 50% refund less banking charges and any costs incurred. The refund will be processed as a direct refund and must be processed using the same payment method.
  8. Cancellation of a flight due to weather conditions called by the pilot or unavailability of aircraft or staff will receive an option of rescheduling the flight or a full refund less banking charges. The refund will be processed as a direct refund and must be processed using the same payment method.

Scenic Flights

  1. Our helicopters have a total passenger weight of 275kg.
  2. Our helicopters have 4 seats and carry 3 passengers. One infant under the age of 3 may be carried on an adult lap free of charge.
  3. Groups with 4 or more passengers will become multiple flights. Keep this in mind when booking online as multiple bookings can be added to the cart.

Charters

  1. Charter costs are based on the total flight time, typically from Lakes Entrance Airfield, irrespective of passenger numbers.
  2. Charter costs may also include additional resources, companies and third party arrangements such as landing fees and/or ground support.
  3. Charter bookings that require additional resources, companies and third party arrangements may be subject to non-refundable charges. Please enquire at time of booking.