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Perks of Exploring the Southern Highlands

If you are looking for the perfect way to indulge in great food and fine wine in a pleasant setting overlooking the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, look no further than our Centennial Vineyards Lunch Tour.

The Southern Highlands countryside features spectacular waterfalls and beautiful national parks, which make the area perfect for day trips and weekend escapes. There is no better way to access this picturesque region than by helicopter.

The humidity has dropped and temperatures have once again reached comfortable levels to enjoy the crisp, fresh air of the Southern Highlands. Autumn is the perfect season to experience the natural beauty that has made this region so famous for its wines.


Upon lifting up and departing the Sydney HeliTours Heliport, you will head south through Botany Heads, following the jagged cliffs of the Pacific coastline along the uncrowded shores of the Royal National Park.

As you soar along the coast, keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales which migrate north from May to August. The expansive New South Wales bushland will reveal itself as you approach the iconic sea cliff bridge before turning to the southwest for the Southern Highlands.

On this part of the journey you will see many towns, villages, vineyards and wineries before safely touching down at your lunch destination.


The Southern Highlands is located approximately 110 km south-west of Sydney and sits between 500 and 900 metres above sea level on the Great Dividing Range.

If you have an interest in Australian wine, then chances are you will be a fan of this region. The NSW Southern Highlands boasts some of Australia’s best wine makers who have won accolades for their wine making throughout the world. The high altitude of the Southern Highlands is perfect for cool-climate wines and as a result of the regions climatic and geographic diversity, is one of the key ingredients to creating naturally balanced wines. The region boasts plenty of wineries and cracking wines to match.


Centennial Vineyards caters to those looking to taste wine and explore some colonial heritage. The dining area has a beautifully appointed room and stunning vineyard views.

The modern Australian restaurant radiates a very friendly environment encompassing the perfect balance between contemporary and bistro-style cuisine.

With its rustic appeal and abundance of fresh, local produce from the surrounding regions, Centennial Vineyards boasts a good old fashioned Australian veranda, ideal for taking advantage of the good weather and allowing for a unique dining experience in a farmhouse setting, with sweeping vineyard views.

Your time will be well spent between flying, wining and dining. You can sample a remarkable variety of outstanding wines at Centennial Vineyards. These are well-differentiated in style and with up to 35 different varietals and styles on tasting at the cellar door, you will have no shortage of choice.


Leave the car behind, escape Sydney and discover the rural delights of the magical Southern Highlands by helicopter, the perfect blend of luxury with a touch of adventure.

Sydney HeliTours Southern Highlands lunch tour is the perfect day trip for those looking to explore and indulge in a gourmet lunch and relax in a rural setting that comes with being so close to home, yet feeling so far away.

It all starts with an enquiry with one of our friendly team. Get in touch and we will take care of the rest in creating the adventure of your lifetime.