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Downtown & Little Manatee River Helicopter Tour in Tampa

Downtown & Little Manatee River Helicopter Tour in Tampa

This helicopter tour is your best chance to spot some of the more than 500 dolphins and manatees that make Tampa Bay their home.

You'll begin by departing to the west to get a view of the beautiful homes of Davis Island. Passing over Bayshore Boulevard, you’ll turn east to loop over Downtown Tampa. Fly low and fast over Hillsborough Bay and Tampa Bay as you pass by Tampa Electric's Big Bend Power Station on your way to the Little Manatee River. Then, turn back for more fun looking for dolphins and manatees before landing back at the airport on Davis Island.

Come enjoy bird's eye views on helicopters that are safe, comfortable and - best of all - every seat is a window seat!

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

1 hour

Time

9:00 am - 6:00 pm daily

Minimum two persons per order. Weight limit is 300 lbs. per person or 550 lbs. for a group of three. Hotel pick-up not included; departure is from the departure is from the Peter O. Knight Airport (details on E-Ticket). Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

Description

Inclusions

  • 42 mile helicopter tour
  • Views of Downtown Tampa, Busch Gardens, Hillsborough Bay, Little Manatee River, Ybor City, Tampa Electric’s Big Bend Power Station, Dolphins, Manatees and more

Important Information

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Flights require a minimum of two passengers.
  • Due to weight and balance restrictions, the helicopters cannot accommodate passengers weighing more than 300 pounds (136 kg). Also, for groups of three passengers, total passenger load may not exceed 550 pounds (272 kg).

Security Requirements

  • Each adult passenger must have a valid government-issued photo ID (Passport, Driver's License etc.).
  • Each passenger must check in all bags with security - no handbags or carry-ons of any kind will be allowed on the flight.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long are the tours?
Depending on which tour option you select, you should plan on approximately 30 to 60 minutes from the time you arrive until the time you leave the airport. Actual flight times range from 5 minutes to 30 minutes, depending on the mileage flown on the individual tour.

How many people can fly?
There is a two person minimum for launching a flight. There is no maximum number of people, but multiple helicopters or multiple flights may be required for larger parties.

Is there an age limit?
There is no age limit but children must be accompanied by an adult. Children pay full ticket price.

Is there a weight limit?
Due to safety requirements, we cannot accommodate persons weighing more than 300 lbs. All flights are subject to weight and balance limitations.

Minimum two persons per order. Weight limit is 300 lbs. per person or 550 lbs. for a group of three. Hotel pick-up not included; departure is from the departure is from the Peter O. Knight Airport (details on E-Ticket). Please order online or call 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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October 22, 2017

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