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Address: 2 Third St | Moorabbin Airport, Moorabbin, Kingston, Victoria 3194, Australia
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+61 1300 867 839
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Vortex Air is a family owned and operated charter company offering private...

Vortex Air is a family owned and operated charter company offering private charters to destinations around Australia. Based at Moorabbin Airport, Melbourne; Vortex Air provides the comfortable, convenient alternative to commercial flight options.Offering a number of aircraft options to suit the size and budget of your group, Vortex specialises in adventure charters to destinations including Barnbougle Dunes Golf Links in Tasmania, the slopes of Mount Hotham and the untamed surf breaks of King Island.

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Great flights to play golf

Thank you to our pilots who took us from Barnbougle dunes to King Island and back on the same day. Brilliant flights and we managed to both play both golf courses- Cape Wickham... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
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aberdeen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Thank you to our pilots who took us from Barnbougle dunes to King Island and back on the same day. Brilliant flights and we managed to both play both golf courses- Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes. Highly recommend using this private air charter!

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Thank sc207
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A group of 8 of us travelled to King Island for a day last week to play golf at Cape Wickham. I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending the Vortex Air service to anyone thinking of organising such a trip. Colin, Saige and Marcus (the pilot) were extremely patient, helpful, prompt and efficient, and contributed to making the whole... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

The whole experience was great, friendly service, smooth flight 7 on time. Made the whole Barnbougle trip perfect. Thanks Vortex

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Thank rossmandy
James B, Public Relations Manager at Vortex Air Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Ross. I'm glad you had a good trip. Hopefully we will see you again! Kind regards James More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

We recently completed a three day two night trip to Cape Wickam on King Island and Barnbougle. The first day we arrived at Vortex in Moorabbin at 7:30am for a scheduled departure at 8:00am. For no apparent or explained reason we weren't boarded by Vortex till 8:30 and finally departed closer to 9:00am arriving around 10:40am. The day went downhill... More 

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Vortex Air Charters, responded to this review

Hi Shane, At Vortex Air we pride ourselves on our high level of customer service so we are very disappointed to hear about your poor experience. We would like to offer our apologies for falling short of your expectations and address some of the points you have raised. The Bass Strait Triangle is a new product to our operation and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Just returned from an amazing golfing experience as a part of the inaugural Bass Strait Masters. The combination of flights, fine dining, accomm and four days of "competitive" golf on King Island and Barnbougle was brilliant. Can't rate the service of the Vortex team from Adam (our pilot) through to Col and Saige for looking after all aspects of the... More 

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Thank DaveGazz
James B, Public Relations Manager at Vortex Air Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind words Dave. I'm glad you enjoyed it as much as us. We will definitely learn from this year and bring back the Bass Strait Masters in 2017 bigger and better than before! Hope to see you there Kind Regards James More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Awesome trip to 4 golf courses on King Island & Tasmania. Vortex Air staff were terrific - nothing was too much trouble. Great food, service, planning, accomodation, transfers and weather was pretty good as well!! We all enjoyed ourselves thoroughly thank you very very much. Melody C

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James B, Public Relations Manager at Vortex Air Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback Melody :) We enjoyed ourselves just as much as you! Hopefully we will see you again next year! Kind Regards James More 

Manly, Australia
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

3 great flights over 6 days, very professional & friendly pilots [Rob & Chris]. I would do it all again tomorrow !!! Well done Vortex Air

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Thank Mandy S
James B, Public Relations Manager at Vortex Air Charters, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review Mandy :) I'll pass on your kind words to the boys. Hope to see you again soon! Kind regards James More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

we had great experience with these guys taking us down to Barnboogle - Lost farm for golf. Door to door service just great.

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Thank Jolise400
James B, Public Relations Manager at Vortex Air Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to post a review. Hopefully we can get you over to King Island next time to give Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes a shot! Cheers James More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

A group of 8 friends flew from Melbourne across Bass Strait, to King Island then onto Barnbougle /Lost Farm, and the return trip.The small plane was very comfy and the views were sensational. The pilots were very friendly and professional . We had great weather for each leg of the trip. We enjoyed seeing the beautiful coastlines of Victoria and... More 

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Thank Wendy H
James B, Public Relations Manager at Vortex Air Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the lovely review Wendy, I'm glad you enjoyed your trip. Hopefully we will be seeing you again soon! King regards James More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, friendly staff, nothing too much of a hassle. Mix up on booking way home not enough to detract. Big future for King Island and Vortex I think

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Thank Guru B
James B, Public Relations Manager at Vortex Air Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. You aren't wrong about King Island. Once Ocean Dunes opens later this year we are expecting things to really kick off down there. Hopefully we will see you again soon! King Regards James More 

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