Helicopter Airport Transfer (Up to 6 pax)
|Operating Hours||06:00 - 18:00|
|Operating Days||All Days|
|Transportation||Offered as Supplement|
|Comment||Maximum number of participant: 6 - Price excludes the landing fee (when applicable) and the luggage transfer charges (if required)|
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Airport Transfer by Helicopter
Airport transfer services by helicopter is available from the Mauritius SSR International Airport to your hotel or vice versa.
Save time by avoiding road traffic and get a direct transfer to your hotel in just a few minutes, while enjoying a spectacular aerial view of Mauritius. Transfers can be arranged from the airport to the hotel or from your hotel to the airport. You no longer have to worry about having to leave behind your luggage or family members. You can now all travel together, as the helicopter has a maximum capacity of 6 people.
About the Helicopter Airport Transfers for up to 6 people
This helicopter transfer is the most convenient and comfortable way to get to your hotel, especially if you wish to travel with your family, friends, guests or luggage. This quick transit saves you the trouble of dealing with traffic jams, so you will comfortably reach your destination on time.
The support crew will greet you upon arrival at SSR International Airport and provide you with tailored service right until you board the helicopter. You will board a twin-engined helicopter that can easily accommodate up to 6 people.
Throughout the flight, the experienced pilots will provide you with an overview of Mauritius and the topography of the island as you fly over amazing landscapes and head to your place of accommodation.
Helicopter Transfers Luggage Limitation
The helicopters have limited storage place; therefore, it is required to consider the luggage limitations when booking the airport transfer service.
Luggage limitations vary according to the number of passengers as detailed below:
- 1- 3 passengers: 4 Medium + 5 Carry On OR 2 Large + 5 Carry On
- 4 passengers: 4 Medium + 3 Carry On OR 2 Large + 3 Carry On
- 5-6 passengers: 4 Medium + 2 Carry On OR 2 Large + 2 Carry On
Measurements:52 x 35 x 24 cm (20.5 x 13.8 x 9.5 inches)
Max Weight: 12 Kg
Measurements:68 x 45 x 30 cm (26.8 x 17.7 x 11.8 inches)
Max Weight: 18 Kg
Measurements:78 x 53 x 34 cm (30.7 x 20.9 x 13.4 inches)
Max Weight: 23 Kg
In case your luggage exceeds the above-mentioned luggage limitations, Mauritius Attractions can provide a luggage land transfer in a dedicated vehicle directly from the airport to your place of accommodation.
This luggage transfer service is provided for a supplement of 45 Euros one-way.
Helicopter Transfer Fees
The helicopter airport transfer is done directly from the Mauritius SSR International airport to your hotel’s helipad and vice versa.
The Helicopter transfer fee depends on your place of accommodation, while considering the distance and flight duration from the airport to the chosen helipad as detailed in the list of hotels/helipads below:
Category A: Ile aux Cerfs Golf Club, Bel Ombre Golf Club, Anahita, Shangri La- Le Touessrok Hotel
Category B: Any other Hotel
If your hotel or place of accommodation does not have a helipad; Mauritius Attractions can provide you with an airport transfer to the helipad closest to your place of accommodation. In which case, you will have to pay an additional amount to cover the landing fees charged by the operator of the helipad. The landing fees for using the helipads, varies as detailed in the table below:
List of Mauritius helipads
|Helicopter Services - List of Helipads|
|Region & Location||Particulars / Landing Fee|
|1||Prince Maurice Hotel||Resident only|
|2||St Geran Hotel||Landing fee applicable to non-residents - MUR 1,500/- (excl vat)|
|3||Belle Mare Plage Hotel||Landing fee applicable to non-residents - MUR 1,380/- (incl vat) per landing|
|4||Le Touessrok Hotel||Resident only|
|5||Ile aux Cerfs Golf Course||For lunch & golf only|
|6||Domaine Anse Jonchee||Authorization required|
|7||Anahita||Resident of Four Seasons & Anahita only|
|8||SSR International Airport||All customers and no landing fees|
|9||Domaine du Chasseur||Authorization required|
|10||Le Paradis Hotel||Resident only|
|11||Bel Ombre Golf Course||Landing Fee applicable - MUR 1,800/- (incl vat)|
|12||Varangue Sur Morne||Clients using helipad but not having lunch - landing fee - MUR 2,000/- (incl vat)|
|Clients having lunch there - Landing fee - 50% discount|
|13||Royal Palm||Residents only and before 15:00 only|
|14||Maritim Hotel||i. Resident of Maritim - Landing fee MUR 1,500/- (excl vat)|
|ii. Non-residents - Landing fee MUR 1,500/- (excl vat)|
|15||LUX Grand Gaube Hotel||Landing fee applicable to non-residents and operates after 09:30hrs - MUR 1,500 (excl vat)|
- The fleet comprises of a maximum seating capacity of 6 passengers
- In case of excess luggage on a flight trip, a separate transfer will be required for the luggage (by land)
- All helicopter pilots have been trained according to global safety standards
- When booking any of the helicopter transfers, you are required to responsibly abide by all luggage limitations and should it be required, to book a separate land transfer for your luggage
- Note: The helicopter transfer fee is per way and excludes the landing fee (when applicable) and the luggage transfers charges (if required).
About the Helicopter
Airbus Helicopters (part of the Airbus Group and formerly known as Eurocopter) are the leading manufactures of helicopters, offering a range of aircrafts for civilian and military use.
This lightweight, twin-engine helicopter offers you a luxurious flight experience, being able to accommodate up to 6 passengers. The aircraft is almost 13 meters long and has an impressive top speed of 220 kilometers per hour (at maximum weight). It is the perfect combination of performance, comfort and high standards.
Type: Eurocopter AS 355 N & NP
Engines: 2 Turbomeca Arrius 1A "N"/ Arrius 1A 1 "NP"
Cruising speed at maximum weight: 220 km / h
Range capability: 713 km
Length: 12.94 m (42.45 ft)
Height: 3.14 m (10.30 ft)
Cabin Crew: 1 pilot
Maximum Capacity: 6 people
Category A: 840 Euro / way
(Ile aux Cerfs Golf Club, Bel Ombre Golf Club, Anahita, Shangri La- Le Touessrok Hotel)
Category B: 1260 Euro / way
(Any other Hotel)