Up close with the locals!

French Island Eco Tour

Tour operated by: Phillip Island Helicopters

Address: 1340 RMB Phillip Island Road, Newhaven, Victoria 3925

Phone: 03 5956 7316  |  Fax: 03 5956 7291  

Email: info@pih.com.au
Web: pih.com.au

Only accessible by helicopter or passenger ferry, French Island is a unique piece of Australia. Phillip Island Helicopters takes you to this haven of peace and serenity. This majestic island features a wide range of environments from sandy coastlines to open woodlands, and plays home to a diverse array of wildlife.

Meet your Phillip Island Helicopters pilot at Phillip Island, board your helicopter for a magnificent scenic flight to French Island. Upon touching down on the island your guide will collect you as your feet touch earth for an informative tour around this precious island, where you'll get up, close and personal with the locals - the Koalas!

French Island plays host to a large population of these cute and furry creatures. This is an amazing way to experience them in their natural habitat. Your wildlife experience doesn't stop there - your French Island guide will take you Echidna and bird spotting to round out your Australian animal adventure. Peaceful, pretty and personal.

Enjoy morning or afternoon tea at an historic chicory kiln or at a scenic lookout. Learn all about the region's history before boarding your helicopter back across Western Port Bay to Phillip Island.

Tour pricing information (GST included)

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French Island Eco Tour

Special offer. Take a third passenger for half price, on three passenger helicopters. Please contact for details.


Payment methods accepted

EFTPOS  MasterCard  VISA Card 

Cancellation and booking policy

Bookings cancelled between 48 hours and 24 hours will be subject to a 50 per cent cancellation fee. Bookings cancelled with less than 24 hours notice will incur a 100 per cent cancellation fee. Should your flight be cancelled due to weather, they will assist you in re booking your flight or offer you a full refund.

Days of operation

Departure details: 01/04/14 - 31/03/16

Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 8:00am - 6:00pm

Tour starting location

Phillip Island Helicopters

Tour highlights

See Koala's in the wild at French Island

Mode of transport

  • Helicopter


  • Birdwatching
  • Farm/Station
  • Scenic Flights
  • Bush Tucker
  • Animal Viewing
  • Bushwalking
  • Guided walks


  • Food and Wine
  • Other
  • Walking


  • Car park
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Check-in desk
  • Crewed charter
  • Guide
  • Waiting area


  • English

There is just no other way of experiencing the majestic Phillip Island coastal scenery than from the air with Phillip Island Helicopters.

With years of experience, Phillip Island Helicopters can make your stay on the magnificent island all the more memorable. Allow Phillip Island Helicopters to show you just how beautiful this Island truly is, from the world-renowned Penguin parade and race track to the turquoise waters of Cape Woolamai.

Need to beat the traffic for the Phillip Island Moto Grand Prix, give Phillip Island Helicopters a call.

Phillip Island Helicopters operate a range of helicopters from Phillip Island Airport. Phillip Island Helicopters provides a really affordable once in a lifetime opportunity. For a memorable family activity, nothing beats the excitement of a helicopter flight with Phillip Island Helicopters.


  • Tourism Alliance Victoria
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Youth Hostels Association

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