We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 08:00 - 18:00
Book In Advance
Tours from Cape Town Helicopters tend to sell out - travellers recommend booking in advance!
All photos (1,055)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“two oceans”(61 reviews)
“great pilot”(31 reviews)
This is the best way to see Cape Town!! This is the response Cape Town Helicopters get with every guest that returns from a flight around the Cape Peninsula. We offer a wide variety of scenic flights around the Peninsula. We also offer Day trips to...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 08:00 - 18:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
220 E Pier Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 9462
Ways to Experience Cape Town Helicopters
from US$143.30
More Info
from US$379.80
More Info
from US$193.50
More Info
from US$996.00
More Info
Reviews (1,232)
Filter reviews
988 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewshelicopter flighttwo oceansgreat pilotground staffsmooth flightgreat flightprofessional pilotamazing experiencebirds eye viewsafety briefingtable mountaindifferent perspectivebucket listcamps baybreathtaking viewsmother cityrobben island
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 988 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Super cool experience with our pilot Lisa! Stunning views and she told us so much candid stuff. Even saw two whales! Really worth it:)

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you ever visit Cape Town, this is totally a must. It is pricy but it is totally worth it. Cape Town is so amazing but seeing from above just really showcases its beauty. Totally amazing experience. Highly recommend it.

Thank Mariya G
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was my first ever helicopter ride and I was super nervous. The pilot was wonderful and the views were incredible! There are some maneuvers as this is a scenic flight so if you get a little airsick, take medication beforehand. Otherwise, it's a smooth...More

Thank globetrotting-elissa
Reviewed 3 days ago

we want to see table mountain but if we choose land way will take so much time and we didn't have time so we decided to see from air. Also helicopter tours are a bit expensive but they are also offering 10-12min city's sight tour...More

Thank Bilgen K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic helicopter tour with Cape Town Helicopters. We did the two oceans tour with Phillip who was an excellent guide . Very informative and knowledgeable. Would recommend anyone visiting Cape Town to take the tour.

Thank martysvensen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice experience. Absolute friendly staff. We were welcomed! Howard, our pilot, informed during flight in a professional manner and answered all questions we had. We had our 'own' Jet Ranger helicopter which made this tour even more exclusive. Instructions about security, flight, expected behaviour...More

Thank ThommyH4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a MUST for anyone who visits capetown!!! My wife and I did about a 45 min trip down to cape point and back and it was absolutely amazing. The views are stunning, the staff is extremely friendly. We were able to get a...More

Thank rschilberg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lisa was an excellent pilot - friendly, welcoming and knowledgable about the area she was flying - happy to answer any questions during the flight.

Thank JamieN721
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cape town helicopters are worth every dime and more. most amazing friendly staff ever pilots are great very friendly..I RECOMMEND IT 100%More

Thank BataungM
Lynn F, Front Office at Cape Town Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello BataungM, Thank you for rating your aerial experience with Cape Town Helicopters. We are delighted to hear that you had an amazing experience on board with Cape Town helicopters and that you received excellence service from our staff as we always strive to deliver...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pilot Rudy and the ride was fantastic Will recommend it for anyone who wants to get the prospective of the whole area Was interesting to compare it with the landscape when visiting the peninsula next day

1  Thank Kanwaljit K
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 114 hotels in Cape Town Central
The Table Bay Hotel
2,629 reviews
.04 miles away
Victoria & Alfred Hotel
1,717 reviews
.27 miles away
Dock House Boutique Hotel
221 reviews
.29 miles away
Queen Victoria Hotel & Manor House
804 reviews
.31 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,257 restaurants in Cape Town Central
Willoughby & Co
3,579 reviews
.08 miles away
2,705 reviews
.09 miles away
2,188 reviews
.12 miles away
Belthazar Restaurant & Wine Bar
3,164 reviews
.16 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 737 attractions in Cape Town Central
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
11,055 reviews
.03 miles away
The Springbok Experience
496 reviews
.28 miles away
The Cape Wheel
860 reviews
.24 miles away
Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre
20 reviews
.13 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
barry l
6 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 15 answers
Response from ARC_Media | Property representative |
Flights vary from 9min to 1 hour+ Best to see all the flights on Cape Town Helicopters website... Enjoy your flight :)
7 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from sunnySA-7 | Reviewed this property |
We got good pictures but can definitely see the glass in the photos. also the position you are seating makes a big difference. I think the photo package is worth it as it will be a memory to keep and show friends and family... More
7 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from ChristoanS | Reviewed this property |
We did not get the photo package, and simply took lots of photos of our own, which we were very happy with, seeing as we were able to take photos of the exact places we wanted, not just some random fly-by photos. The only... More