Helicopter Sightseeing Tours In Mauritius

Air Mauritius helicopter preparing to transfer tourists from Airport to hotel

Sightseeing usually involves driving to places or even hiking to certain landmarks. But have you ever experienced the beauty of certain sites form the skies?

We bring you an opportunity to explore the beauty of Mauritius as you fly above the wonderful landscapes and stunning scenes. Our exclusive helicopter tours offer the very best in sightseeing and they include several routes that cover most of the coveted sites and attractions in Mauritius.

The pilots will provide you with a safe and secure flight while giving you minute details of the country’s natural wonders, fly over gorgeous lagoons, pristine beaches of white sand, meandering sugar cane plantations and several mountain ranges on our Bell Jet Ranger helicopters and discover Mauritius from a different angle!

With our experienced crew, who will meet you at the Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport, this experience of aerial sightseeing is sure to be a spectacular one.

General Itinerary of the Helicopter Sightseeing Tours in Mauritius

Our helicopter tours are varied and they include several of the most beautiful locations in Mauritius. When you book one of our helicopter tours, you will have the opportunity of flying above quite a few of these places. While you can always customize your itinerary as per your wishes, we provide a general itinerary that includes the flight routes and a list of sites, to help you make your decision.

All our helicopter sightseeing tours are day flights and so you can spend the entire day with your partner, friends or family, taking in the best of the country’s natural beauty. The different tours that you can select from are the 30-minute tour, the 45-minute tour, and the 60-minute tour. Each of these tours has different routes so that they are easily able to accommodate the different locations. The flight routes of these different tours are discussed below.

15-Minute Tour

Our 15-minute tour will cover the following locations:

From North – (Maritim or Lux* Grand Gaube or Royal Palm)

North west coast / View of Pieter Both Mountain

From South – (Paradis or Bel Ombre or Varangue Sur Morne)

Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls/View of Le Morne

From East – (Prince Maurice, Saint Geran, Touessrok , Belle Mare Plage, Île aux Cerfs, Anahita)

East coast /Ile Aux Cerfs / Mountains

From Airport

Blue Bay – Pointe D’Esny

30-Minute Tour

If you decide to go for the short thirty minutes tour, then you will be able to choose any of the following routes:

From North – (Maritim or Lux* Grand Gaube or Royal Palm)

Port-Louis / Pieter Both Mountain / Grand Bay / North West coast

From South – (Paradis or Bel Ombre or Varangue Sur Morne)

Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls / Forest / Grand Bassin / Kanaka Crater / Le Morne

From East – (Prince Maurice, Saint Géran, Touessrok, Belle Mare Plage, Île aux Cerfs, Anahita)

Ile Aux Cerfs / Mountains / Grand Port /Lion Mt/ East Coast

From Airport

  • Route A – Black River Gorges /Grand Bassin/ Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls / Forest / View of Le Morne
  • Route B – Grand Port / Lion Mountain / Ile aux Cerfs / East coast / Airport

45-Minute Tour

The 45-minute tour includes two separate routes that you can choose from.

  • Route A – Airport / Grand Port / Ile aux Cerfs / East coast / Grand Baie / Port-Louis / Pieter Both Mountain/Airport
  • Route B – Airport / Grand Bassin / Kanaka Crater / Black River Gorges / Flic-en-Flac / Black River /Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls / South Coast / Airport

From North (Maritim or Lux* Grand Gaube or Royal Palm)

  • From Maritim – Port Louis / Flic en Flac / Le Morne / Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls / Black River Gorges / Pieter Both / Maritim
  • From Lux* Grand Gaube – Grand Gaube / Grand Bay / Port Louis / Flic en Flac / Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls / Black River Gorges / Pieter Both / Grand Gaube
  • From Royal Palm – Grand Bay / Port Louis / Flic en Flac / Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls / Black River Gorges / Pieter Both / Grand Bay

From East (Prince Maurice, Saint Geran, Touessrok, Belle Mare Plage, Île aux Cerfs, Anahita)

  • Route A – East coast / Ile Aux Cerfs / Mountains / Kanaka crater / Grand Bassin / Black River Gorges / Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls / View of Le Morne
  • Route B – East coast / Ile Aux Cerfs / Ile d’Ambre / Cap Malheureux / Grand Bay / Pieter Both Mountain / Port-Louis

From South (Paradis or Bel Ombre or Varangue Sur Morne)

  • Le Morne / Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls / Black River Gorges / Grand Bassin / Kanaka crater / Port Louis / Pieter Both / West Coast

60-Minute Tour

An hour’s ride on our helicopter will help you to truly realize the essence of the country’s nature. This 60-minute tour will take you over the gorgeous east coast, north coast as well as the west coast, and you will fly above the landmarks of Port-Louis, Flic-en-Flac, Black River, the Le Morne, Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls and the Black River Gorges.

Price of Helicopter Rent and Tour For Up To 1 Hour

The price of our exclusive helicopter sightseeing tour caries according to the tour you have chosen and the number of passengers in each helicopter

  • For a 15-minute tour consisting of two pax, you will have to pay MUR 17,000, and MUR 4,000 for each additional passenger.
  • If you are going for the 30-minute tour with one to two passengers, the price will be MUR 27,000 for a maximum of 2 pax, and MUR 5,000 for each additional passenger.
  • If you decide to go for 45-minute tour, then for two passengers – the price will be MUR 37,000 and MUR 6.000 for each additional passenger.
  • The 60-minute flight is the costliest of our sightseeing tours and if you choose this then it will cost MUR 46,000 for two passengers and MUR 7,000 for each additional passenger.

* Note: Prices are subject to changes.

Booking a Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in Mauritius

When you book an exclusive helicopter tour with us, you will have to submit a few credentials to confirm your booking:

  • The names and the gender of each passenger which should match the information on the passports.
  • The passport number of each passenger.
  • Nationalities of everyone going on the tour.
  • Date of birth of each passenger.
  • Weight of each passenger so that if there are any weight limitations, then the necessary precautions can be taken beforehand.
  • Details of all children or babies (if any) going on the tour.

Booking a tour with us is fairly simple. You will have to select the booking attributes and let us know the tour you will like to go with, and then pay the required amount. While you are booking the tour, you can also opt for an Open Voucher or a Gift Voucher. On ordering one of these vouchers, you will be able to select your date of the tour after some time, at a later stage.

Why Should You Choose Our Exclusive Helicopter Tours?

Aerial view of pieter both Mountain from a helicopter

Utmost privacy guaranteed

The helicopter sightseeing tour that you book will be only for you and your partner or your other guests. There will be no other people accompanying you and you will be able to enjoy utmost privacy as you take in the breathtakingly beautiful sights of Mauritius.

Customizable itinerary

We do not have any fixed itinerary. The tour itineraries feature two different routes for each trip and they can be customized depending upon the places that you find most attractive. When you book our exclusive helicopter sightseeing tour, you can choose the places you want to see and we will design an itinerary according to your wishes.

Tour guides

The pilots assigned to each helicopter are also excellent tour guides. They will take you through the places that you are visiting and will provide you a rich and detailed account of the history and geography of the country. As you fly above the wonderful locations and landscapes, our pilots will give you information on each of them, making the tour quite interesting and informative.

Mesmerizing beauty

Our helicopter tours are the best sightseeing tours as they give you a chance to explore the complete range of natural wonders of Mauritius. As you fly through the clouds, marvel the remarkable beauty of Mauritian landscape and take in the gorgeous sites that this island has to offer. From expansive valleys and massive mountains to the incredible coastlines, white sand beaches and even the national parks and reserved forests; you will be able to see all when you go our helicopter tour.

Things to Keep In Mind before Booking Our Exclusive Helicopter Tours

  • You will have to choose one of the three helicopter sightseeing tours available. We have a 30-minute tour, 45-minute tour and a 1-hour tour. You can select whichever you think is convenient for you but also keep in mind that all the landmarks and locations that you will be visiting will be accommodated in that time slot.
  • The sightseeing tour will begin from the airport and you will be flown to all the sites that are present in your itinerary.
  • All our helicopters are in excellent conditions and they will carry only four passengers. The helicopters are designed with modern technology which guarantees a completely safe and comfortable ride.
  • Our pilots are trained and they follow all global safety standards while taking you on this sightseeing tour. In their capable hands, you can be assured of a great trip.
  • Now if there are three or more passengers, we will inform you about the weight limitations beforehand.

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