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“Great Experience but Missed Opportunity”

Chicago Helicopter Experience
Ranked #12 of 114 Outdoor Activities in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Chicago Helicopter Experience provides the most spectacular and unique views of the world’s best skyline. Amazing panoramas of the city, scenic waterfront, and historic landmarks await you from the optimal vantage point in the sky. Your journey begins at our downtown, private heliport just minutes from the “Loop.” Here you can learn fun city facts and enjoy interactive games in the customer center. You’ll glide through the air in one of our luxurious, state-of-the-art aircraft. Our experienced pilots are well versed in the lore of the city, which they’ll share throughout your 24-mile journey. You’ll marvel at breathtaking vistas of the skyline, Navy Pier, Millennium Park, Buckingham Fountain, Willis (Sears) Tower, John Hancock Center, Wrigley Field and so much more. Bring your camera for the optimal photo ops or get our GoPro to record your exhilarating adventure. Once you land, don’t forget to pick up the photo of you and your helicopter as a souvenir of your amazing event.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The helicopter experience was amazing with break taking views and the pilot was very informative as he guided us along the coast line. However, I think they should have provided an area to purchase a cocktail drink while we waited after we checked in. Also the person taking our initial photos unfortunately lost or deleted our group photos and were told if we wanted to have new ones taken we would have to wait about 20 mins. Instead of offering us either discounted merchandise or even a credit if we wanted to fly again in the future.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I decided to take a tour it was our very first time in the air EVER. We had a great first experience thanks to CHE.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful crew and staff that work there! Very friendly and helpful! We had an amazing time and I would recommend this to everyone! I will definitely be back!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was a fun experience seen the city of Chicago in a new way, Jose was cool and informative. worth every penny

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I both loved it! We have recommended it to every family member and friend we have talked to since the night of our flight! Highly recommended!

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