We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Colorado Vertical Adventures

45047 W US Highway 50, Colorado Springs, CO 81212-9735
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Breathtaking

Awesome flight over the Royal Gorge and surrounding areas. Always felt 100% safe blown away by the... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Dudsy B
My daughter's 25th birthday present

My wife and I decided to treat my daughter and her husband to a special 25th birthday weekend. We... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2018
O5898DLtimg
,
Amarillo, Texas
via mobile
Read all 33 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent97%
  • Very good3%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
About
Colorado Vertical provides scenic air tours of the same scenery that inspired Katherine Bates to pen the words that became the lyrics to "America the Beautiful". Come experience the Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, Cripple Creek and more from the air!
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
45047 W US Highway 50, Colorado Springs, CO 81212-9735
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (33)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"royal gorge"
in 9 reviews
"helicopter tour"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the money"
in 2 reviews
"highlight of our trip"
in 2 reviews
"pikes peak"
in 3 reviews
"pilot"
in 18 reviews
"bridge"
in 3 reviews
"colorado"
in 9 reviews
"mountains"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 15 April 2018

Awesome flight over the Royal Gorge and surrounding areas. Always felt 100% safe blown away by the views and the experience of flying in the Helicopter. Will Sanders was our pilot and made the whole experience enjoyable. He really cared that we had a good...More

Thank Dudsy B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Willnkristen S, Front Office Manager at Colorado Vertical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thanks for your review! We are so Happy you and your Family a Great Experiences on your flight with us!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I decided to treat my daughter and her husband to a special 25th birthday weekend. We had plan to fly on a Saturday but we were not able to do to a snowstorm that came. Will our pilot called me and informed...More

2  Thank O5898DLtimg
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Willnkristen S, Front Office Manager at Colorado Vertical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thank You for your Review! We are Soooo Happy that You and your Family Enjoyed your flight with us and that we helped give you all great Memories. Thank You for coming in and flying with us! We Look forward in seeing you again!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We did the Bridge Run tour as it was an 'on the spot' decision. We drove past it on the way to the Royal Gorge and headed back!!! Although only 5mins it was the best. Great views of the Gorge and bridge. Well worth the...More

1  Thank RorysRavers
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Willnkristen S, Front Office Manager at Colorado Vertical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thank You for your comment. We're so Happy you had a Nice time on your Flight!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 13 October 2017

What a stunning way of seeing the Royal Gorge and the Pikes Peak area. Lovely New Helicopter, just me and my son as passengers on the day. My wife had spoilt us and paid for the full Tour taking an Hour. Great commentary from the...More

Thank natwinstanley
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Willnkristen S, Front Office Manager at Colorado Vertical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thanks for your Comment. We're so Happy you and your Son had a Great Experience on your Pikes Peak tour!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This was a fabulous experience. Totally wish that we had skipped the train ride and took a longer helicopter tour. It was fantastic and our pilot, Will, was courteous, professional and entertaining. Highlight of our trip to Colorado.

Thank shelleyrae2017
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Willnkristen S, Front Office Manager at Colorado Vertical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thanks for your comment. So Glad you had a wonderful Experience flying with us!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Breathtaking views of the Royal Gorge & Bridge! The tidbits of information of history and the area around the gorge from the pilot just added more to the flight!

Thank Graham6s
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Willnkristen S, Front Office Manager at Colorado Vertical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thanks for your comment! We're so Glad you enjoyed your flight!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Great business with friendly and knowledgeable staff. The views are extraordinary. We would definitely do again.

1  Thank bryan f
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Willnkristen S, Front Office Manager at Colorado Vertical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thank You for your Comment! We're Happy you had a good time flying!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I went on the 40 minute helicopter ride and loved every minute of it. The check-in process was fast and easy, and our pilot Will did a great job of flying and narrating the tour. A very smooth and stunningly beautiful trip...More

1  Thank Brian P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Willnkristen S, Front Office Manager at Colorado Vertical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thanks for your Comment! Good to hear that you and your Wife Loved your Cripple Creek tour!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing adventure! We took the evening flight for 30 minutes. The views were stunning and Will was an awesome pilot. We would definitely do this again.

1  Thank Ericjc43
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Willnkristen S, Front Office Manager at Colorado Vertical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2016

Glad you enjoyed your flight! Thanks for visiting with us!

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 June 2016

I surprised my fiance with a helicopter ride with Colorado Vertical Adventures and it was just a great experience. The ride itself was really thrilling with an unbeatable view of the Royal Gorge & its bridge as well as Pikes Peak and the Rocky Mountains...More

1  Thank jjjsss1234
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Willnkristen S, Front Office Manager at Colorado Vertical Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thanks for your Comment! We're Happy we are in your memories and you and your fiance had a Great Experience flying with us

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 105 hotels in Colorado Springs
Prospectors RV Resort
127 reviews
2.00 km away
Parkview Inn Motel
253 reviews
9.29 km away
Econo Lodge
142 reviews
9.30 km away
Colorado Inn
29 reviews
9.59 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Canon City Queen Anne
203 reviews
9.27 km away
Le Petit Chablis
297 reviews
9.42 km away
Whitewater Bar & Grill
596 reviews
.19 km away
Pizza Madness
575 reviews
9.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
Royal Gorge Dinosaur Experience
79 reviews
.54 km away
Royal Gorge Rafting
2,105 reviews
.14 km away
Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours
2,181 reviews
.22 km away
Echo Canyon River Expeditions - Day Trips
2,532 reviews
.31 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Colorado Vertical Adventures staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;