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Coastal Helicopters, Inc. offers Outer Banks helicopter tours and charters with chances to see popular OBX attractions, from the air, including the Wright Brothers Monument, lighthouses, fishing piers, shipwrecks, dolphins, schools of fish and more...more
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410 Airport Rd, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9110
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife surprised me with an anniversary helicopter ride. I have spent a lot of time on the outer banks over the past 20 years, but I have never seen them this way. How amazing! This experience has given me a whole new perspective on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stmoserdvm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great experience with OBX air tours. We went for a 30 minute helicopter ride with Larry. Steph was great about communicating with us throughout the whole process. We would recommend this company for anyone looking to go for a flight while in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Venture24703559366
Reviewed 27 October 2018

A bucket list item for me was a helicopter flight.We were on vacation and had read about Coastal Helicopters. The reviews on Trip Advisor were great and contacted Stephanie about setting a time up for me and my crew of 5 others to schedule the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alricht
FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thank YOU and the group for flying with us - Larry and I had fun with you all! It was a great group and you had some pretty flying weather. You can see more from a flight over the Outer Banks in 20 minutes than...More

Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Hubs surprised me with a helicopter tour without me knowing. When we got to the airport, I was a little nervous as I had never been in a helicopter but my husband has several times. Stephanie the owner was awesome and assured me it would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jcsimp
FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

SO glad you looked us up for the flight - it was a real pleasure to meet you both and do some fun flying. I was proud of you for going! For another adventure, how about trying our open cockpit biplane?! Keep us in mind,...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Larry was an amazing pilot. We all had an amazing time. My BFF was terrified and she enjoyed it. Touring the outer banks of North Carolina was amazing. We saw turtles, dolphins, fish, seagulls and lots of scenery. It was absolutely beautiful! Would recommend flying...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jensoftballqueen
FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

What a beautiful day you had to fly! Larry had thousands and thousands of hours in this helicopter so even though your friend was on the nervous side, rest assured you were both in good hands. Every trip is beautiful, and we're so glad you...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Took the twenty minute flight south while our other couple flew north. View was fantastic and well worth doing. Stephanie was very pleasant and a great person to deal with. Our pilot Larry was knowledgeable and friendly. All four of us had a wonderful time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Larue D
FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thanks for joining us for both flights! Both routes offer great views of our favorite OBX sights - south included the Bodie Island Lighthouse and north route passengers enjoy seeing the birthplace of aviation from the air. Next time, we'll have to switch up the...More

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Larry and Steph are wonderful. They run a very friendly and professional air tour operation. My daughter was nervous about the flight but both Larry and Steph put her mind at ease and she thoroughly enjoyed the flight. Also, being a helicopter pilot myself, I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jason W
OBXHelicopters, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Many thanks for visiting us and glad the whole family enjoyed the experience. Appreciate the kind words, and we really look forward to seeing you again in the near future!

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

They were amazing... Awesome customer service, super organized & crazy fun. If you want something completely different to do, please go here!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Autumn S
OBXHelicopters, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Well, thank you! Glad you enjoyed the experience, it's definitely the most unique thing to do on the Outer Banks, and we really appreciate the review.

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Always a great experience! Larry and Stephanie are the best and so kind. Many different routes to choose from with lots of sights.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jacobgoodman9423
OBXHelicopters, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Thanks for joining us again - each trip is really unique, we literally see something different every time we go up. We sure appreciate the kind words, look forward to seeing you for a third trip....

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience with Coastal Helicopters! They were very accommodating for our young children and made them feel very comfortable. What an awesome experience!

Date of experience: July 2018
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OBXHelicopters, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Thanks for letting us know about your experience, glad you all enjoyed it! We love flying with kids, and love to gently encourage a career in aviation along the way (: Thanks again, hope to see you again next time on the Outer Banks.

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rebelraveninc
24 October 2018|
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Response from FlyOBX | Property representative |
Hey there, all of the above answers are correct! You are welcome to fly as a single passenger, please keep in mind we do charge per trip not per person, so the cost for each flight is the same if there are one, two or three... More
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Debbie S
16 May 2018|
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Response from FlyOBX | Property representative |
We would just try to reschedule on another day! We don't process payment until you fly so if for some reason we can't arrange another time for the flight you will not be charged.
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Brad47339
21 June 2015|
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Response from OBXHelicopters |
Hi there, thanks for asking about the tours. Please see our websites for more information , they have all the pricing, pictures from tours, etc. We charge per trip, not per passenger and adults and children are the same... More
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