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Address: 410 Airport Rd, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: +1 252-475-4354
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Coastal Helicopters offers air tours and scenic flights over the beautiful...

Coastal Helicopters offers air tours and scenic flights over the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina...we can take up to three passengers on an exciting trip along the oceanside past lighthouses, marine life and wild ponies. From Corolla to Ocracoke and beyond, creates memories that last a lifetime!

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Amazing OBX Coast Tour

This was the most wonderful experience we had. Not to mention the attention from Larry and Steph. They made all the difference! We took the tour to with a toddler and Larry was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Veronica R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the most wonderful experience we had. Not to mention the attention from Larry and Steph. They made all the difference! We took the tour to with a toddler and Larry was very gracious and kept on checking up on her making sure she was fine. And let me tell you that she loved it. Larry was an amazing... More 

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Thank Veronica R
FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Well thanks for the review - Larry is great about checking with everyone during the flight, especially the younger ones. And fall is such a beautiful time of year to fly, and at the same time, not as hectic as the summer so we really enjoy chatting with folks before, during and after the flight. Many thanks for taking the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

If you are looking for an adventure....you have found it here with Coastal Helicopters. Larry and Stephanie are exciting and warm, you can tell they love flying and they want to share that love of flying with their customers. We will be back for another adventure next year...can't wait!!!

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the trip! We love flying with fellow North Carolinians and it was fun to discover we all had a few things in common. We do love what we do, and are glad it shows - looking forward to that biplane adventure next time you're in the area! More 

Walstonburg, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Larry and Steph were so friendly and professional. Larry was a great pilot and tour guide. The weather was perfect and the views of the ocean were breathtaking! We will be back next year, for sure.

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words, so glad the weather was nice for your trip - we had just started seeing sealife again after our stormy fall. Looking forward to seeing you back at MQI for another flight next year. More 

Moore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

In two trips to the OBX, today's helicopter tour has been my best experience. Forget Highway 12 or 156 and the construction and traffic. Let Larry take you away for a bird's eye view of the glories only the Outer Banks can provide. Thank you all so much for the "royal treatmenr" as well. We will never forget this day.

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review - it's not every day we get to take up someone celebrating a birthday, and we can't think of a better idea than a flight over the Outer Banks for a birthday treat! It was a pleasure to spend some time with you both, and look forward to seeing you again next time on the... More 

Parma, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

The trip was the Northern Outer Banks. The ride was very smooth. Larry the pilot was very knowledgeable about the whole area. When we were flying over Corova he spotted the wild horses long before we did. What we covered in that hour would have taken several hours by car.

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, and for pointing out what we try to tell people every day - you can see more from the air on one of our tours than you can on the ground in what would take several days, plus you get to fly in a helicopter! Hope we see you again for a southern lighthouse tour next... More 

Outer Banks, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We couldn't have picked a better pilot or a more perfect clear day to fly from Manteo to Carova Beach. Larry was awesome, and his knowledge about the history of this region made our trip even more interesting. A Coastal Helicopter tour is a "must-do" for every native North Carolinian or tourist. Thank you Steph and Larry for making our... More 

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

So glad you looked us up for the flight! It's a real treat to fly up to Carova and back, along the ocean most of the way and a great opportunity to see the Corolla Lighthouse and horses from the air, especially on a 'severe clear' day! Glad you liked Larry's commentary, he's a fountain of knowledge on the area... More 

Stow, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

If you want to see the outer banks this is the trip to take. Even if you don't like fly this is what you want. I took my ride just after a tropical storm in some pretty good wind, and the flight was so smooth there is not anything even to compare it to. For the money you are going... More 

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FlyOBX, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

We agree! Every seat in the helicopter has a big bubble window, so while the front seat has a little better visibility, every seat is awesome for seeing the beautiful Outer Banks. Yes, it was a breezy day but since we don't have wings, the helicopter is actually pretty forgiving in windy conditions. Glad you liked the video, too -... More 

Glen Burnie, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

this was my first helicopter ride and it was Amazing,wonderful views and a great pilot. we will be back next year for a longer ride,wonderful experience and great staff. Thank You

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank YOU. Flying in the helicopter for the first time is a pretty moving experience, and it's definitely hard to beat the views. Now that you've gotten your toes wet, come on back and we'll get you out along the beach to look for dolphins on that next ride! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Larry and Stephanie made the entire experience a great one. Everything was first-class, from the reservation to the sign-in to the flight. Larry is a long-time resident of the OBX and a wonderful guide. We recommend the experience - and be sure to order the video of your trip; it makes for a wonderful memory.

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to review your experience - we all really enjoyed meeting you and doing some fun flying. We love taking people familiar with the area such as yourselves over places they've seen from the ground many times - to show them a totally new perspective from the air. Good to see you both back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took the helicopter ride over the beaches of Nags Head. We both have never been on a helicopter before. Both of us were nervous and excited but we're immediately put at ease with the staff. Thank you for the wonderful memory! We view is amazing

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Many thanks for the kind words. We have a lot of people who have never flown before (in anything, much less a helicopter), and pilot Larry is quick to put folks at ease. There is SO much to look at from those big bubble windows, most of the time you're too engrossed to think about being nervous! Enjoy the memories... More 

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