30 Minute Helicopter Tour of London from Essex
Hop aboard a zippy AS355 helicopter for a sensational half hour sightseeing trip and gain a unique perspective of our capital city and its iconic landmarks. Enjoy the aircrafts incredible manoeuvrability (the helicopter can move sideways, backwards or simply hang stationary in mid-air) as you head to the heart of London, flying at an altitude of 1,500 feet. Enjoy breathtaking views of Tower Bridge, The London Eye, the House of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, the O2 arena and the meandering Thames River before heading back to land.
- Experience the sensational adrenaline rush of helicopter flight!
- See many of our great capital's iconic landmarks
- Follow the path of the Thames into the city
- Take in unique views of the capital's landmarks from 1,500 feet
- Availability Description
Flights operate most Saturdays and Sundays from the end of January through to December.
- Participant Guidelines
Min age 16, max weight 17 stone. Wheelchair users need some mobility and must be accompanied by a participating adult. Pregnant women under seven months must get medical ok. Pregnant women seven months and over are not permitted to fly.
This is a weather dependent activity, mainly due to wind speeds and cloud base above the ground. It is crucial to call the venue before setting out to check conditions. All cancellations will be rebooked directly with the venue.
Flight time lasts for up to 30 minutes from engines-on to engines-off. A 15 to 30 minute safety briefing takes place before the flight so please arrive 30 minutes in advance of the booked time to ensure a prompt start.
- Numbers on the Day
This experience is for one person but the helicopter is shared with up to four other passengers.
- Dress Code
Please bear in mind that the helicopter can get quite warm and dress accordingly. Sunglasses are recommended all year round.
- Other Info
The venue is a CAA licenced operator and a member of the British Helicopter Advisory Board (BHAB). Photo ID (e.g. passport/photo driving licence) to be produced on the day.