When you think of Orlando, you think of theme parks and the mouse. However, not all things fun happen on the ground in Orlando. We have compiled a list of helicopter tours to give you a bird’s eye view of the City Beautiful.
Helicopter Tours in Orlando
Here are 9 helicopter tours to check out in the Orlando area.
Air Force Fun Helicopter Tours
Double the locations for double the fun! Air Force Fun Helicopter Tours has two locations in the Orlando area; one in Lake Buena Vista and the other on I Drive, near Fun Spot. These helicopters are a little smaller and, at maximum, will carry only three passengers and there is a weight limit of 580 pounds. Flyers can customize their excursion by choosing a short trip of just a few minutes to longer trip of almost half hour.
Just east of Orlando in Merritt Island, Beachside Helicopters flies over scenic parts of the county like Cocoa Beach, Banana River, and the Famous Cocoa Beach Pier. Looking for flight lessons? Beachside Helicopters offers new pilots lessons on flight safety and precautions, and you will train with a certified helicopter pilot.
Cocoa Beach Helicopters
Located on the Space Coast, Cocoa Beach Helicopters gives riders a great view of the beaches and surrounding areas in Brevard County. You can choose tours of Port Canaveral, local beaches where you may see a stingray or a shark, or head over to the Kennedy Space Center and take a runway low run over the Space Shuttle Runway!
Florida Air Tours
Take flight with Florida Air Tours! There are two locations in Brevard County – airplane tours from their Merritt Island location or helicopter tours at their Port Canaveral location. There are different packages available to choose from like flights over the beaches, Cocoa Beach Pier, Port Canaveral, and the Space Center.
This is not you regular helicopter tour over the city. HeliTeam Charters offers riders a private, chartered flight. Whether you’re doing a special treat for the family or celebrating a special milestone, HeliTeam will make sure that that special event is even more special. Just keep in mind – as this is a higher end tour, the cost will be higher than average.
International Heli Tours
International Heli Tours, located in Orlando, gives riders the chance to see the City Beautiful a whole new way. Riders will enjoy aerial views of Disney and other theme parks and Heli Tours will even customize the experience for the whole family to enjoy.
Leading Edge Helicopter Tours
Located in Kissimmee, Leading Edge Helicopter Tours will provide you with a once in a lifetime experience. Take flight and get great aerial views of the theme parks and the surrounding landscapes. Weather permitting, they offer daily flights and can customize your flight experience.
Max Flight is like one stop shopping for all your helicopter needs. Located in beautiful Kissimmee, Max Flight offers riders customizable day or night flights around the City Beautiful that the entire family can enjoy. For the real helicopter enthusiasts looking to get a helicopter pilot license, Max Flight offers comprehensive pilot training program as well.
Orlando Helicopter Adventures
Located in beautiful Kissimmee, Orlando Helicopter Adventures offers scenic tours over Orlando and Kissimmee’s famous local attractions. Take the entire family along in their fully air conditioned helicopters and see amazing wildlife too!