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Flights in Cancun – prices of sightseeing tours and rentals

Known for its golden sand beaches, clear turquoise waters, and rich Mayan history, Cancun, the crown jewel of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, is one of the most sought-after tourist destinations on the planet.

Besides the various experiences available on the ground, nowadays, tourists visiting also opt for aerial tours in helicopters and airplanes.

They love to take scenic flights that take them high in the sky and offer an aerial view of one of the best vacation spots in the world. 

This article will cover everything you need to know before book a Cancun air tour.

Scenic flight In Cancun

Marvel at the jewels of Cancun with a scenic flight In Cancun, introducing you to new views, scenes, and perspectives. 

The aerial flight lasts for 30 minutes. You will fly past turquoise coasts, which is truly a sight to sore eyes. 

The pilot on tour will keep you entertained and keep their eye on the ball to ensure nothing gets missed. 

Unlike other tours where you have to hustle to book cabs and get to the heliport early, this tour goes the extra mile to ensure you don’t take any burden and enjoy your time to the fullest. 

The Scenic Flight In Cancun tour offers pickup from the hotel to the airport, where you’ll have a light breakfast over the Isla Mujeres. 

Departure and end point: Hotel transfers

Timings: 4 pm to 6 pm

Cost of the tour (2+ years): US$350 per person

Private flight to Holbox from Cancun

Private flight to Holbox from Cancun
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This Private flight to Holbox from Cancun allows you to spend some time in the clear, peaceful sky while looking upon the stunning ground views. 

The tour last for approx 25 to 40 minutes, transporting you to Holbox in the Yucatan peninsula. 

The pilots on board are friendly and keep you engaged from the start until the end. 

There is a restroom on board for your convenience.

Departure point: Cancun International Airport, Cancun – Chetumal Km 22, 77565 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico. Get Directions

Note: The first entrance to the Cancun Airport is the General Aviation terminal for private flights next to FBO.

End point: ISLA MUJERES HELICOPTER, Av. Juarez Aeropuerto Nacional de, Aeropuerto, 77409 Isla Mujeres, Q.R., Mexico. Get Directons

Note: The transportation will be waiting for you when you arrive at the Holbox Aerodrome to take you to your hotel.

Timings: 7 am to 6 pm. 

Cost of the tour: US$1000 for a group of five

Mexico City tour by air from Cancun and Riviera Maya

Mexico City tour by air from Cancun and Riviera Maya
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If you prefer luxury, we recommend this one-day air tour to Mexico City – you get the best airplane to travel in and a personal guide in the Mexican capital for city sightseeing.

You’ll be picked up from your hotel between 3 and 4 am and then taken on a flight from Cancun’s airport to Mexico City. 

On arrival to Mexico, meet your local professional guide and begin with a sightseeing tour around the city center.

Witness popular landmarks and locations like the Palacio Nacional (National Palace), Catedral Metropolitana (Metropolitan Cathedral), and Teotihuacan, a UNESCO World Heritage site. 

See the monuments and memorials on Paseo de la Reforma and the famous murals of Diego Rivera.

After the city tour, see the famous pyramids of the Sun and the Moon and visit the Basilica of our Lady of Guadalupe. 

After the tour, enjoy a delicious lunch (not included in the ticket) and make your way back to the airport for your flight back to Cancun. 

After landing in Cancun, you will have a driver ready to bring you back to your hotel.

This tour provides pickup and drop-off service from selected hotels.

Departure and end point: Hotel transfers

Cost of the tour (7+ years): From US$771

Plane rental from Cozumel to Cancun

Plane rental from Cozumel to Cancun
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If you want to get to Cancun quickly, try a plane rental from Cozumel to Cancun.

Along the way, you will soak your eyes in the beauty of Cozumel, the Caribbean Sea, and the beautiful coasts of the Riviera Maya all the way.

You will fly in a Cessna plane from Cozumel International Airport to Cancun and reach in just 30 minutes. 

Departure Point: Cozumel International Airport, Boulevard Aeropuerto Cozumel s/n, 77600 San Miguel de Cozumel, Q.R., Mexico. Get Directions 

Note: You will meet the concierge at the Cozumel International Airport FBO.

End Point: Cancun International Airport, Cancun – Chetumal Km 22, 77565 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico. Get Directions

Timings: 7.30 am to 5.30 pm

Cost of the tour (1+ year): From US$565


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Other Air experiences in Cancun

You don’t need to hire a plane to go up in the air in Cancun. There are at least two other ways to get airborne.

Jetpack Experience in Cancun

Get ready for a power-packed water adventure and experience some thrill with a Jetpack Experience in Cancun. 

This 15-minute ride allows you to fly and splash through the water waves alone without any preliminary training.

Before this ride, you’ll be briefed by certified trainers about the jetpack’s basic operation and safety features. 

Don’t worry! You can communicate with hermetic headphones throughout your flight, and the trainers will adjust your throttle. So you need not be a pro for Jetpack Experience.

Location: Jetpack Adventures Blvd

Address: Kukulcan km 13.5, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico. Get Directions

Jetpack Adventures Blvd is 350 meters from the Kukulkan mall and is in front of the Hacienda Sisal restaurant.

Timings: Jetpack Experience in Cancun operates from 9 am to 5 pm. 

Ticket Price

The Cancun JetPack experience is available in 20- and 30-minute flight duration. The 20-minute session costs US$119, while the 30-minute session is priced at US$149.

Guests must be 12 years and above to participate. 

Ticket Inclusions

– Life jacket
– Helmet
– Toilets
– Showers
– Instructor

Ticket Exclusions

– The listed price does not include a USD 15 ENM fee, payable during tour check-in.
– Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
– Hotel pickup
– Hotel drop-off

Flyboard Flight in Cancun

Flyboard Flight in Cancun allows you to soar in the sky and experience the adrenaline rush.

The Cancun flyboarding tour takes place in Nichupte Lagoon with the best trainers to guide you and ace moves on the water. 

The best part about this tour is that no prior training is needed. 

Once you buy a ticket for Flyboard Flight in Cancun, you are all set to go and have a blast. 

Flyboard Flight in Cancun operates from 9 am to 5.30 pm. 

Meeting Point: Jetpack Adventures Blvd

Address: Kukulcan km 13.5, Zona Hotelera, 77500 Cancún, Q.R., Mexico. Get Directions

Ticket Price

The Cancun Flyboard Flight experience is available in 20- and 30-minute flight duration. The 20-minute session costs US$119, while the 30-minute session is priced at US$149.

Guests must be 12 years and above to participate. 

Ticket Inclusions

– Use of a helmet
– Life jacket
– Certified Instructor
– Activity Insurance
– On-Site Lifeguard Assistance
– Toilets

Ticket Exclusions

– Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
– Hotel pickup and drop-off
– The listed price does not include a US$15 ENM fee, payable at the time of tour check-in
– Towel (Available to purchase)


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What to expect

Inclusions of the tours

– Private tour
– Some tours may offer round-trip private transfer 
– Airport/Departure Tax 
– Landing and facility fees
– All taxes, fees, and handling charges 
– Professional guide 
– Round-trip flight ticket

Restrictions strictly followed

Weight limits apply for safe and comfortable Cancun heli tours.

A minimum and a maximum number of passengers are required on these tours, failing which, they will be canceled.

Infants and children are allowed onboard, but infants must sit on the caregiver’s lap throughout the flight.

Some Cancun heli rides are not wheelchair accessible.

The tours are not recommended for pregnant travelers and guests with heart, back, or other serious medical problems.

A valid passport is required.

No pets are allowed onboard except service animals.

Check in at least 30 minutes early.

Flight times are approximate based on winds, weights, and conditions.

Seating arrangements may often be in the hands of the tour organizers for a safe and stable flight.

Accessibility to the tours

The Private flight to Holbox from Cancun and Plane rental from Cozumel to Cancun are completely accessible to guests with disabilities.

The aircraft, transportation, and surfaces are completely wheelchair accessible, preventing any inconvenience for the guests.

Cancellation Policy

Only the Mexico City tour by air from Cancun and Riviera Maya is non-refundable in the event of cancellation.

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before your tour date. 

If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, a 100% percent cancellation fee is applicable.

No changes are allowed within 24 hours of the experience’s start time.

Helicopter tours require good weather. 

If the tour is canceled due to poor weather or non-fulfillment of the minimum number of passengers, you may be offered a different date or a full refund.

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