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Central London Helicopter Flight- Shared flight

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US$ 256.12
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Fly through the skies of London on a 10-minute or 20-minute helicopter flight, and take in aerial views of the capital’s best-known sights! Follow the Thames River through the city as the pilot talks about the sights, and gaze down on Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, The Shard, Houses of Parliament and more. The helicopter seats a maximum of six plus the pilot, and takes off from and touches down in Battersea, central London.
  • See London from above on a 10 or 20-minute helicopter tour
  • Skip the hassles of navigating public transpiration and waiting in line
  • See London’s attractions like Big Ben, Tower Bridge, and Buckingham Palace
  • See unique views of world famous landmarks and take aerial photos
What to Expect
Choose from a 10 or 20-minute flight, meet your pilot at Battersea helipad, and have a safety briefing before climbing on board the 6-person helicopter. Once you take off, look out the large glass windows and see London from above. Your pilot narrates the sights so you get context on what you’re seeing below. The journey takes you along the path of the River Thames, lined with historic and modern architectural wonders like The Gherkin, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, and the London Eye. Your flight path also takes you past Wembley Stadium, and the London Olympic Stadium and then loops back so you have a second chance to snap photos above the river.  The tour ends back on the helipad in Battersea.
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Important Information
Departure Point
London, London, England
Departure Time
Exact start time will be advised upon reconfirmation with the local operator
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Safety briefing
  • Shared helicopter flight
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 240lbs (110kg) will be required to purchase an additional seat. Please purchase an extra seat at checkout.
  • Please note you will be weighed at check-in.
  • A current valid passport or photographic ID is required on the day of travel
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not children aged 3 and under
  • Food and drinks are not allowed on the flight
  • Please note: Exact start time will be advised upon reconfirmation with the local operator
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

Excellent service, top class flight, pilot provided good commentary and was patient with post-flight questions. I'm thinking of starting some lessons.....🚁

Thank JenKeepers
Reviewed 25 August 2019 via mobile

Booked for a birthday surprise. All the staff were professional and helpful. Arrived 30 mins before for our briefing. 6 people in the helicopter. 2 in the front and 4 in the back. 20 minute tour. Was a beautiful sunny day so could see for...More

Thank LCC999
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Took a 20 minutes ride on a helicopter, over London, last weekend. An amazing experience. We were extremely lucky that we had a clear sky and the sun was out. It was very smooth and enjoyable. To see London's main landmarks from above, really made...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank dmatholus
thelondonhelicopter, Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Hi dmatholus Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. All of the team at The London Helicopter are very happy that we were able to provide you with such an enjoyable experience. We hope to see you again! :) Team...More

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

I went on the helicopter sight seeing flight for this was given to me as a birthday gift. The experience was interesting, who knew London view from above would be so fascinating. I enjoyed the flight, was able to take pictures which was nice. Pilot...More

Thank QueenB992
thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience and your kind words, it is very much appreciated, We are really pleased that you enjoyed the flight All the best Team TLH

Reviewed 10 April 2018

The staff were friendly and helpful but we were crammed into the middle two rear seats with very limited visibility to the front and the sides. I'm sure they will reply with the usual "the pilot always chooses the seats" reply but it seemed to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you for highlighting your concerns regarding your experience and we are sorry that you feel that overall the flight was not worth it!! You are right about the front seat being pre allocated, initially by the Pilot, and only updated by the Ops team,...More

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7 August 2018|
Response from JenKeepers | Reviewed this property |
Departure times change because of air traffic and weather conditions. Look at their website, go to the bookings section, select your preferred date and see what times are on offer. Be aware that central London airspace may... More
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