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Operating Hours 06:00 - 18:00
Operating Days All Days
Duration 3 hrs
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
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Overview & Highlights
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Exclusive Helicopter Sightseeing Tour & Lunch Break - Overview

Hop aboard a private Helicopter and tour Mauritius in style. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the island from above, away from the crowd, with an unobstructed view - no traffic, no hassle, no time wasted. Choose to see the iconic landmarks and landscapes of the island, depending on which helipad you choose to take off from. And since this tour is offered on a private basis, you can bring along your favourite person or people - the helicopter can accommodate up to 4 persons.

As part of this exclusive VIP package, you also get to dine and enjoy a luxurious gourmet lunch at one of the best hotel restaurants in Mauritius. Give yourself the VIP treatment you truly deserve and make it a memorable day, which will surely be one of the highlights of your holiday in Mauritius.

Highlights of this trip:

  • Enjoy an exclusive private helicopter tour over the Mauritian landscape
  • Tailor-made and fully customised flight course according to your wishes
  • A top class gourmet lunch from a selection of the best hotel restaurants (with a helipad)
  • Breathtaking sights of Mauritius' coastal area and beaches
  • View the deep, meandering valleys and the mountain range from the skies
  • An insight on the Mauritian history, geography and points of interest from the pilot

What's Included
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Exclusive Helicopter Sightseeing Tour & Lunch Break - Inclusions:

  • 1 hour private helicopter sightseeing tour
  • Private flight for up to 4 pax in Bell Jet Ranger helicopter
  • Customise your itinerary depending on location and sites to see
  • Mesmerising sights and spectacular views
  • 2 hours Gourmet Lunch Break at a hotel of your choice*
  • Trained and experienced helicopter pilots also your aerial tour guides
  • Fully equipped aircraft with safety equipment and measures
  • Optional (for a supplement): Pickup and drop from a helipad of your choice, including selected hotel helipads (see list of Helipads below)

*Note: Price of lunch is not included in the price of the helicopter flight and will depend on the restaurant and the lunch menu of your choice

List of Helipads - Mauritius

North Coast:

  • LUX* Grand Gaube Hotel
  • Royal Palm (hotel residents only)

East Coast:

  • St Geran Hotel
  • Constance Belle Mare Plage Hotel
  • Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa
  • Anahita (hotel residents only)
  • Ile aux Cerfs Golf Course

South Coast:

  • Le Paradis Hotel (hotel residents only)
  • Bel Ombre Golf Course (Heritage Hotel residents only)
  • Avalon Golf Course

Please note that some helipads have a landing fee which is to be paid on the day of the flight directly at the helipad.

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Transportation & Driver Details
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Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any place / place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Car Capacities

You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
About the Drivers

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organise drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.


Meeting Point & Times
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Meeting Point:

Your selected helipad

Start & End times:
Operating hours:  06:00 - 18:00
Duration: 3 hours
Operating Days:  Everyday

 


Full Description
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Exclusive Helicopter Sightseeing Tour & Lunch Break

Get ready for a thrilling trip in the Mauritian skies. Depending on your bucket list, you can customise your itinerary so you could tick off a few attractions from the list of places to visit in Mauritius, without hassling over traffic.

This helicopter tour offers a panoramic view of the country from above, with its breathtaking silver-lined beaches, turquoise lagoons and fantastic coral islands. Experience a marvellous 1- hour sight-seeing tour across Mauritius aboard a private Bell Jet Ranger Helicopter, that can accommodate up to 4 persons.

You will be in safe hands with trained and experienced helicopter pilots also being your aerial tour guides, telling you more about the sites and some background info on Mauritius as you fly over the remarkable sites. And on the topic of safety, you don’t need to worry since the helicopter is equipped with the best safety measures and equipment, ensuring a smooth trip in the air.

You will get the chance to witness the beauty of the island from high up and feast your eyes with enchanting sights of postcard-worthy transparent lagoons, undulating sugar cane fields, lush greenery and more spectacular scenic views.

If you’ve ever wished to make a sensational entry like the main characters of a movie, this is your exclusive chance! Make a heroic appearance at one of the deluxe restaurants of a luxury 5-star hotel in Mauritius (that’s close to a helipad). Dine with elegance during your 2-hour lunch break and savour incredible flavours with the freshest taste.

Once you’re done with your 5-star lunch experience, hop back on the helicopter, and head back to end the tour just as well as it started.

Some interesting sites and point interests to add to your itinerary:

  • Underwater Waterfall at Le Morne

Featured as one of the most spectacular geological formations in Mauritius, the Underwater Waterfall is an illusory waterfall which was formed due to the movement of sand and silt sediments under the influence of powerful underwater currents.

  • The Chamarel Coloured Earth and Waterfalls

The most visited tourist attraction in Mauritius with its unique and magnificent coloured earth, waterfalls and verdant forests as key features.

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site-Le Morne Brabant

The UNESCO World Heritage Site, Le Morne has a summit of 556 metres (1,824 ft) above sea level and has become the iconic attraction of Mauritius.

  • Notre Dame Auxiliatrice chapel – Cap Malheureux

Renowned for its bright red chapel, Cap Malheureux has a historical significance as it was here that the British invasion force defeated the French in 1810 colonial Mauritius.

  • Black River Gorges National Park

The national park is in the South-western part of Mauritius covering about 67.54 km², consisting of luxuriant and dried forests, splendid waterfalls and canyons.

  • Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire (Black River Peak)

Also known as The Black River Peak, it is the highest mountain in Mauritius offering incredible views at a height of 828m.

  • Grand Bassin Lake

The Grand Bassin lake is considered a sacred place by the Hindu community in Mauritius where Hindu pantheons are venerated.

  • Trou aux Cerfs Crater

The dormant, volcanic crater is around 605 metres above sea level and is one of the most visited craters in Mauritius.

  • Ile aux Cerfs

The most visited islet of Mauritius is engulfed by turquoise blue waters and caters for many adventurous sea activities.

  • Grand River South East Waterfall

The splendid Grand River South East Waterfall is one of the main tourist attractions in Mauritius. The waterfall fills the landscape with a dramatic look- a lush green sanctuary with cascading waterfalls.

  • Pieter Both Mountain

The gigantic Pieter Both is the second highest mountain of Mauritius (820m) offering trekking trails for enthusiast climbers.

  • Le Pouce Mountain

The thumb-shaped Mountain is the third highest mountain in Mauritius with a height of 812 metres.

  • Coin de Mire

Located some 8 km from the north coast of Mauritius, the Coin de Mire or the Gunner’s Coin is a protected reserve which serves as a home to many sea-birds.

Mauritius Helipads

Helipads in Mauritius are dotted around the island, usually in the secure premises of a hotel or in an estate.

Please note that some helipads have a landing fee and vary. In such a case, you will have to cover the landing fees charged by the operator of the helipad. The landing fees are to be paid on the day of the flight directly at the helipad.

Mauritius Attractions can provide the transfer to the helipad closest to you at a supplement fee.

List of Mauritius helipads

Helicopter Services - List of Helipads
Region & Location Particulars / Landing Fee
East Coast
1 St Geran Hotel Hotel Residents free of charge
Landing fee applicable to non-residents - MUR 3,800 per flight
2 Constance Belle Mare Plage Hotel Hotel Residents free of charge
Landing fee applicable to non-residents - MUR 1,900 per flight
3 Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Hotel Hotel Residents free of charge
Landing fee applicable to Non-residents only – MUR 2,000 per flight
4 Anahita Residents of Four Seasons & Anahita only
5 Ile aux Cerfs Golf Course Free of Charge for clients having Lunch at the restaurant & playing Golf only
Landing fee applicable for other activities– MUR 1,000 per flight
South
6 Le Paradis Hotel Hotel Residents only
7 Bel Ombre Golf Course Residents of Heritage Le Telfair, Awali & Villas Valriche only
8 Avalon Golf Course MUR 2,000 per flight
North
9 Royal Palm Hotel Residents only
10 LUX* Grand Gaube Hotel Hotel Residents free of charge
Landing fee applicable to non-residents - MUR 2,000 per flight

About The Helicopter

The five-place helicopter is the safest single engine helicopter in the world. It is a turbine engine powered helicopter. The helicopter is fast, comfortable, reliable and provides an unrivalled view. The fleet comprises a seating with a capacity of 4 passengers plus the pilot. A trained and experienced helicopter pilot, according to global safety standards, will guide you throughout your amazing trip.

  • Registration: 3B-NZD
  • Make: Bell
  • Model: 206 Jet Ranger
  • Lifting Capacity: 500 kg
  • Crew: 1 Pilot
  • Passenger Capacity: 4 passengers
  • Engine: 2 single engines (Bell jet Ranger 206BIII)

What to bring/wear:
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Comments & Notes
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  • Max Passenger Capacity: 4 passengers
    (In case of 3 or more passengers, the flight trip will be offered under the weight limitation)
  • Any delay by the passengers may result in the helicopter leaving without the passengers at the scheduled time.
  • The helicopter flights are subject to weather conditions.
  • Other flight conditions apply.
  • Upon request, we can cater for land transportation from your place of accommodation to the location of your chosen helipad (offered for supplement).
  • Please note that the price of lunch is not included in the price of the helicopter flight and will depend on the restaurant and the lunch menu of your choice
  • Price excludes helipad fee which is applicable as per the flight route and departure / landing locations

Important Details to Submit

In order to process any helicopter booking, client MUST provide the following details:

  • Name of each participant as per the passports and the Gender
  • Nationality
  • Passport number
  • Date of birth of each participant
  • Weight of each participant
  • In case of any Children or baby, please specify same with the above details

Prices
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Exclusive Helicopter Tour & Lunch Break  
Price for up to 4 People 1690 Euros

 


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(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

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| reviewed by Corinne Levy – MK2018120049 | May 13, 2019
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