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Find out all the available helicopter tours, prices, discounts, timings, duration, departure helipads, weight restrictions, etc., before booking your time in the air.


New York

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There are three ways to see New York – by road, water, and air. The best way, of course, is exploring New York from a helicopter and feeling the adrenalin rush. From high up, you can see all the major New York City landmarks, not to mention coming face to face with the Statue of Liberty.

San Francisco

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San Francisco offers fantastic vistas for those who are willing to strap on the seatbelt and go up on a helicopter tour. To best explore landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, and the Bay Area, book a helicopter tour of San Francisco

Los Angeles

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A holiday in the land of celebrities can’t be complete without a helicopter tour of Los Angeles. There is so much to see in LA – the walk of fame, the Universal Studios, the Hollywood Boulevard, the Sunset Strip, the Hollywood Sign, etc., and they all look better from high up in the air.

Miami

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There is so much to see in Miami – Miami Beach, Art Deco Historic District, South Beach, Everglades National Park, Bayside Marketplace, Key Biscayne, etc. But there is a bigger thrill in seeing all of this from the air. Go ahead, book a helicopter tour over Miami.

Grand Canyon

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helicopter tour of the Grand Canyon is a great adrenalin rush everyone must experience at least once in their lifetime. You soar through the scenic desert skies and experience from above the steep-sided Canyon carved by the Colorado River in Arizona.

Lake Tahoe

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Lake Tahoe is cobalt blue and is widely considered one of the world’s most beautiful places. This natural attraction gets around twenty million tourists annually, some of whom decide to take off in a helicopter to see Lake Tahoe in all its beauty. 

Kauai, Hawaii

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More than 70% of the Kauai Island is inaccessible by road, and as luck would have it, it is these parts where the most stunning of the sights exist. No wonder a helicopter tour of Kauai is the best way to see the Hawaiin island, also known as the ‘Garden Isle.’ 

Portland

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Portland is Oregon’s largest city and rests on the Columbia and Willamette rivers, in the shadow of snow-capped Mount Hood. As a result, aerial tours are pretty popular in Portland. Depending on what you want to see, book a helicopter or an airplane tour in Portland

Udaipur

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Udaipur is also known as the City of Lakes and is one of India’s most beautiful and romantic cities. A helicopter tour of Udaipur is the best way to explore this colorful city’s stunning lakes, temples, forts, and palaces and make your visit memorable.

Uluru

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Ayers Rock (locally called Uluru) is an iconic monolith in the heart of Australia. When you book a helicopter tour of Ayers Rock, you see this tourist attraction, a geological wonder, cultural landmark, and sacred place from the comfort of your seat. 

Cape Town

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Tourists who have been on a helicopter ride in Cape Town believe that the city’s terrain is perfect for a helicopter ride. Within 20 minutes, one can take off and experience some of the world’s most spectacular mountains, coastline, beaches, and the city’s skyline.

Franz Josef Glacier

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Franz Josef and Fox glaciers in New Zealand are the most beautiful and approachable glaciers in the world. Most tourists love to go on a helicopter tour of these glaciers. However, some do one better – they book a helicopter hike and sweat it out in the cold. 

Milford Sound

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Milford Sound in New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park is a stunning natural attraction. Almost all visitors take the 2-hour long Milford Sound cruise. Some make it an even grander affair by reaching Milford Sound by helicopter to enjoy aerial views as well.

Mount Cook

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Mount Cook dominates the Southern Alps range that divides New Zealand’s South Island into east and west. An aerial tour of Mount Cook is the only way to explore Mount Cook National Park’s towering mountains, vast glaciers, and remote snowfields.

Queenstown

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With places such as Milford Sound, Franz Josef Glacier, Fox Glacier, Tasman Glacier, Mount Cook, Middle-Earth Waterfalls, Mt. Tutoko, Richardson Mountains, Lake Wakatipu, etc. nearby, every day 100s of tour helicopters take off from Queensland.

Tokyo

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Tokyo’s skyscrapers, such as Tokyo Skytree, Shibuya Sky, Tokyo Tower, Roppongi Hills, etc., have observatories on the top floors. But nothing beats the unique perspective one gets when you take off on a helicopter and see Tokyo from above.

Yokohama

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helicopter tour over Yokohama is the best way to see the city’s landmarks. During an ariel tour, some of the must-sees are Minatomirai, Red Brick Warehouse, the bay area, the bay bridge, Yokohama Chinatown, Yokohama Stadium, Ferris Wheel, etc.

Osaka

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Osaka is home to Osaka Bay’s shimmering waters and other landmarks such as Osaka Castle, the Bay Area Course, Kaiyukan, Cosmo Tower, etc. If you plan a helicopter tour of Osaka at night, you can see the sparking lights and its fantastic neon signs.

Mount Fuji

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More than a million visitors hike up to Mt Fuji every year. The next best way to explore the landmark is by taking a helicopter tour over Mt Fuji and experiencing its beauty from the top. You also see other Tokyo attractions such as the Rainbow Bridge, Tokyo Bay, etc.