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Lake Macquarie

Joy Air

Take to the skies and see Lake Mac with Joy Air

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Rediscover the beauty of our home and take to the skies with Joy Air and experience our region from a new perspective with a unique experience. Joy Air has been providing awe-inspiring seaplane scenic tours since arriving in town back in November last year.

Departing from around Lake Macquarie, guests can get picked up from a public jetty, Rafferty’s Resort or request to be picked up from your very own private jetty! For the thrill-seekers out there, ask the Joy Air team about their Doors-off adrenaline flight for one hell of an exhilarating experience.

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Climbing aboard Joy Air, you’ll get Joy all to yourself and two friends to enjoy (alongside your pilot of course). The bright red floatplane is sure to treat you to a unique experience you’ll be raving about for years to come.

With over 50 years flight experience, you’ll be in the hands of trusty Pilot Paul taking you (and your crew) around the skies to enjoy our region from above.

Rum Runner

Taking off from Warner’s Bay, you’ll head over the ridge to the breakers before dropping down to hug the coastline north.
Depart: Warners Bay
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Pulbah Prancer

Joy Air’s shortest flight is great for those wanting to dip their toes in the world of Joy Flights. Take in all the best views of the lake from Warners Bay, Eleebana to Pulbah Island, and back.
Depart: Warners Bay
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Sea Change

Make the most of the coast setting off from Warners Bay you’ll head south down the lake before crossing to the coast at Swansea to get a view of the surf down to Catherine Hill Bay. Heading back to Warners Bay via Rafferty’s Resort and Pulbah Island.
Depart: Warners Bay
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Wind in the Hair

Choose the doors off option and experience 170km/h winds as your fly over Lake Mac. This short flight is all about the raw thrill of the experience.
Depart: Rafferty’s Resort
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Coastal Hugger

Step off the beach at Rafferty’s as you board Joy Air ready to take to skies around the Lake. Explore Pulbah Island before heading to Swansea and offshore. Tracking down the coast to Catherine Hill Bay before returning to Rafferty’s.
Depart: Rafferty’s Resort
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Beachcomber

Enjoy your own private charter with Joy Air as you take off from the beach at Rafferty’s Resort before heading north around Pulbah Island. Track across to the Swansea inlet, keeping in mind Pilot Paul is known to throw a few steep turns in here.
Depart: Rafferty’s Resort
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Take to the air and experience our beautiful region from a unique perspective with Joy Air!