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Address: Illawarra Regional Airport | The Terminal Building, Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
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+61 2 4257 9440
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Southern Biplane Adventures offers scenic and aerobatic flights in a fully...

Southern Biplane Adventures offers scenic and aerobatic flights in a fully restored 1943 Boeing Stearman open cockpit biplane - prices starting at $360. Flying over the magnificent beaches and with the escarpement backdrop, the footage captured on our two onboard HD video cameras can be edited into a DVD customers can purchased for just $89.Gift vouchers can be purchased online.

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A Must do adventure

Unique and ridiculously exciting. An adventure of a lifetime that I was fortunate enough to experience. The crew were super friendly, helpful and told me all I needed to know... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 September 2015
Chelsea N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Unique and ridiculously exciting. An adventure of a lifetime that I was fortunate enough to experience. The crew were super friendly, helpful and told me all I needed to know. I've already recommended it.

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Thank Chelsea N
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

We did the formation aerobatic flight, I flew in the open-cockpit Boeing Stearman and my partner flew in the Pitts Special. It was awesome to be able to see each other as we took off. We then went out own direction to do a series of aerobatic manoeuvrs. It's impossible to describe the sensation you feel whilst doing each motion,... More 

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Thank karena1987
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

This was the best thing I have done so far! It was truly an amazing experience. The crew were fantastic and explained everything I needed to know. Looking up and seeing the ocean is pretty mind blowing and I didn't even feel nauseous! The DVD shows it all so make sure you include that in your package. Definately one to... More 

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Thank Julie N
Warilla, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

Not much I can add from the previous reviews. My wife purchased the flight for my 50th birthday and it was simply awesome I would recommend it to anyone. Chris the pilot was great when he was going to do a manoeuvre he would explain what he was going to do it’s a funny feeling being upside down in a... More 

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2 Thank RJJordo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2014

The best way by far to see the Illawarra is upsidedown from a biplane. Chris my pilot was fantastic, and the aerobatics were absolutly brilliant! Would definatley recomend this flight to anyone (we even sent my 70 year old father up on a flight for his birthday last year and he is still telling people about it). This is a... More 

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1 Thank Greg B
Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

What a fun afternoon. Both Lorry, in the office & Chris, my pilot, showed what a professional outfit this company is. Lily Warra is an open air aerobatics biplane that was everything I was expecting & more. From the moment we booked to that last exhilarating tumble, above North Wollongong Beach, Southern Biplanes Adventures proved to show Wollongong at its... More 

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2013 via mobile

I purchased a stunt flight for my husband for his birthday. We were made to feel very welcome by Andrew who explained everything to us and then took my husband and ran him threw the safety drill and fitted him into the beautiful red Lily Warra. Chris the pilot then took control and my husband loved every minute. All the... More 

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1 Thank websy63
Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2012

The best way to see Wollongong is in this big red girl! Feeling so relaxed and then it was time for some fun! the 'captain' (chris i think?) talked me through everything and made me feel so relaxed. Highly recommend this to anyone. Thrill seekers and not thrill seekers, its for everyone! Exceeded all my expectations!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2011

I have taken a tour and am very impressed with what they are doing. It's definitely a unique experience. The planes are open air, that do aerobatics really 50's style. I love the idea of the fifties style lounge area they are building for you to wait in too. Have booked my husbands birthday there am looking forward to it.

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