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Cape Town Helicopter Tour: Atlantic Coast

Highlights
  • 18-minute private helicopter tour of Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard
  • Leave from the V&A Waterfront and fly above its bustling working harbor
  • Enjoy views of the City Bowl and circle Table Mountain -- a UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Cape Town Helicopter Tour: Atlantic Coast
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Cape Town helicopter tour: Atlantic coast departing between 2pm and 5:30pm
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Cape Town helicopter tour: Atlantic coast departing between 10:30am and 2pm
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Overview
Climb aboard a private helicopter for an unforgettable flight over Cape Town! During this 18-minute helicopter tour, see the majestic Table Mountain from all sides and the natural amphitheater of Cape Town’s City Bowl. Soar over the beautiful Atlantic coastline. Enjoy a bird’s eye view of area attractions like the Twelve Apostles, Lion’s Head, and maybe even Robben Island. It’s a thrilling tour of Cape Town.
What to Expect
Begin your private helicopter tour of Cape Town at the V&A Waterfront’s very own helipad in the city center. Climb into your helicopter and settle in for an exciting ride, while your pilot provides informative commentary on what you’re seeing below.

As you gain altitude, one of the first things you’ll see is Cape Town’s City Bowl from above. The natural amphitheater is framed by the impressive mountains that help define the city — Table Mountain and Lion’s Head among them.

Soar over Cape Town Stadium, one of the host venues for the 2010 World Cup, and then circle Table Mountain for an unforgettable view of the landmark from all sides. From this lofty vantage point, it’s easy to see the patchwork of colors that nature has made — greens and browns of Table Mountain and Signal Hill Mountain next to the deep blue of the Atlantic Ocean.

Fly past Lion’s Head and along the Atlantic coast, where — if it’s a clear enough day — you may even be able to see Robben Island in the distance. Look for the mountain range known as the Twelve Apostles, which runs along the Atlantic coast of the Cape Peninsula. Spot the pretty white sand beaches, including those at Camps Bay, Clifton Beach and Llandudno Beach — all popular beach resort towns.

Continue past Karbonkelberg Mountain before flying over Hout Bay Harbour, and then — after about 18 minutes of flying time — head back toward the helipad at the V&A Waterfront to end your exhilarating tour.
Reviews (70)
1 - 5 of 57 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A fantastic experience

I did a solo helicopter ride,as my friend bottled it at the last minute,so it was just myself and the pilot,Ryan,who was very friendly and informative. Capetown itself is ridiculously gorgeous and looks even more stunning when seen from a helicopter. I paid the equlivalent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Aideen B
lynnf136, Front Office at Cape Town Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Aideen B, Thank you for rating your helicopter experience with Cape Town Helicopters. We are extremely happy to hear that you had an incredible experience on board with your pilot Ryan and that he gave you a guided tour pointing out the finest scenic...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Birthday Buzz!

Spectacular way to see the Atlantic Seaboard. Took my 6yr old boy on a quick ride for his birthday and he loved it. Fast, friendly and efficient service. Thanks Rudi, Herman and the rest of the team.More

1  Thank LyntonC9
lynnf136, Front Office at Cape Town Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello LyntonC9, Thank you for your review and awarding us with a five star rating. Wow...what a way to celebrate your son's birthday, we wish him a happy belated birthday and we hope his day was filled with fun, love and happiness. We are glad...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile
Thank you

Thank you so much Howard. The flight was unbelievable. I can't believe Robben island is so small but it was an outstanding experience.More

Thank Robyn R
Lynn F, Front Office at Cape Town Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hello Robyn R, Thank you for rating your helicopter experience with Cape Town Helicopters. We are thrilled to hear that you had an amazing time on board with our Captain Howard on your Robben Island flight which holds so many memories in the history of...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile
Proposal Weekend

Thank you to the Cape Town Helicopter Team, you helped me deliver a beautiful memory for my wife to be on our weekend. This is something that will be a highlight of firsts. Rudy was friendly and confident, she helped create a fun atmosphere out...More

1  Thank Kimbal_Says
Lynn F, Front Office at Cape Town Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hello Kimbal _Says, Thank you for rating your aerial experience with Cape Town Helicopters. Congratulations What an amazing way to celebrate your proposal, We at Cape Town Helicopters would like to wish you and your partner a happy engagement and all of the best on...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile
Helicopter trip around Capetown

Excellent service and support for their guests. Amazing view to the coast of Capetown. 5 guest per flight - close group.

Thank Reto S
Lynn F, Front Office at Cape Town Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Hello Reto S, We are delighted to hear that you had amazing views from above and that we were able to make your experience a memorable one. Thank you for your recommendation. Safe Travels

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