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Location North East
Operating Hours 06:00 - 18:00
Operating Days All Days
Duration Flexible
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment 30 Minutes for East Coastline; 45 Minutes for entire East and North Coastline (Flexible) - Seating Capacity: 4 passengers maximum
Location
East
Location
North East
Operating Hours
06:00 - 18:00
Operating Days
All Days
Duration
Flexible
Activity Time
Flexible
Transportation
Offered as Supplement
Comment
30 Minutes for East Coastline; 45 Minutes for entire East and North Coastline (Flexible) - Seating Capacity: 4 passengers maximum

from 555€

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Overview & Highlights
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Mauritius Coastline And Islets Tour in Helicopter - Overview

Discover the breathtaking coastlines and incredible islets of Mauritius with a memorable helicopter tour!

Experience an unforgettable sensation of air cruising along the coastal region of Mauritius in the comfy and reliable Jet Ranger to discover the coasts of Mauritius The coasts of Mauritius offer one of the most enchanting and scenic landscapes with white sandy beaches, glistening turquoise oceans, fascinating views of the coral reefs, rugged canyons, verdant sugarcane plantations, and unspoilt islets of the coasts which are undeniably beautiful.

Highlights of this activity:

  • Get an awe-inspiring bird’s eye view over the incredibly beautiful coastlines and islets
  • Spend 30 or 45 minutes in a helicopter, cruising the coastline and islets of Mauritius
  • Enjoy a unique aerial view of the islets
  • Discover the fascinating views of the coast East of Mauritius

What's Included
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Mauritius Coastline And Islets Tour in Helicopter - Inclusions:

The Coastline and Islets helicopter flying tour consists of two options. Choose your preferred itinerary of either Route A or B for a wonderful sightseeing tour by air.

Route A - Option 1:

Summary: 30 minutes flight from the airport along the East Coast and East Coast Islands

(Departs from the Airport)

Key sites you will see as part of the flight:

  • Grand Port
  • Blue Bay
  • Lion Mountain
  • Ile aux Aigrettes
  • Ile aux Flamants
  • Ile aux Cerfs
  • Ilot Mangenie

Route B - Option 2:

Summary: 45 minutes flight from the airport along the entire East and North Coastline.

(Departs from the Airport)

Key sites you will see as part of the flight:

  • Grand Port
  • Blue Bay
  • Lion Mountain
  • Ile aux Aigrettes
  • Ile au Phare
  • Ile aux Cerfs
  • Ilot Mangenie
  • Grand Bay
  • Port Louis
  • Pieter Both Mountain

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Transportation & Driver Details
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Transport is available for an additional supplement and will include pick up and drop off from any hotel / place of accommodation in Mauritius.

Car Capacities

You can choose from a selection of vehicles types:

Family Car - Up to 4 passengers
6 Seater vehicle - Up to 6 passengers
Minivan - Up to 10 passengers
About the Drivers

All drivers speak fluent English and French (Upon special request we can organize drivers who speak additional languages). The drivers, citizens of Mauritius, will be happy to provide you with information about Mauritius and each of its sights.

All drivers are very professional, time efficient and friendly. There is high emphasis on being always on time and providing reliable devoted service to customers.


Meeting Point & Times
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Meeting Point:

SSR International Airport

Start & End times:
Activity Time: From 06:00 - 18:00

 


Full Description
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Mauritius Flight Routes - Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

Coastline And Islets Tour

The Coastline and Islets helicopter flying tour consists of two options. Choose your preferred itinerary of either Route A or B for a wonderful sightseeing tour by air.

Route A - Option 1:

Summary: 30 minutes flight from airport along East Coast and East Coast Islands

Route Overview: East Coast And East Coast Islands

(Airport - Grand Port - Lion Mountain - Ile aux Cerfs - East coast - Airport)

Route A is a 30-minute flight tour from the airport where you will get to marvel at the eastern coast of Mauritius. As you fly over the eastern coast, you will discover the historical Grand Port village with panoramic views of the landscapes dotted with colorful houses, and green plantations of the sugarcane fields.

You will also spot the majestic Lion Mountain which is right across the bay, where you can feast your eyes on an eclectic shade of colors.

Experience the genuine facets of the eastern part of the island as you fly over the eastern coastal region. Witness the beauty of the unspoilt islets such the historical Ile de la Passe where you can certainly spot old ruins of forts, the nature reserve of Ile de Aigrettes, where endemic animal and plant species live, and not to mention the lively Ile aux Cerfs, where you can spot a golf course, hotels, and people indulging in adventurous sea activities.

About Key Sites:

  • Grand Port: A historical town situated in the South Eastern coast of Mauritius, considered to be the first Dutch landing point during the colonial period.
  • Lion Mountain: The Mountain is among the small mountain peaks in the area with a height of 683m overlooking Ile au Phare, where the historical naval battle between the French and English took place.
  • Ile aux Aigrettes: A nature reserve where endemic plant and animal species are bred.
  • Ile aux Flamants: The virgin islet of the East Coast offers a sublime beach and an ideal spot to snorkel.
  • Ile aux Cerfs: The most visited islet of Mauritius is engulfed by turquoise blue waters and caters many adventurous sea activities.
  • Ilot Mangenie: An unspoilt island which is nearby Ile aux Cerfs.

Route B - Option 2:

Summary: 45 minutes flight from airport along the entire East and North Coastline.

Route Overview: Entire East And North Coastline

(Airport- Grand Port- Ile aux Cerfs - East coast - Grand Bay - Port-Louis - Pieter Both Mountain - Airport)

Route B is a 45-minute flight tour from the airport where you will have the chance to discover the entire eastern coast of Mauritius and additionally explore the northern coastline. Fly over the historical village of Grand Port where you will be able to marvel at the green landscapes, followed by the majestic Lion Mountain. Subsequently, set for the eastern coastal fishing villages and witness the wild natural beauty of this part of the island, where you can also see the isolated eastern islets including Ile aux Cerfs.

The helicopter will afterwards set in the northern direction where you will have the chance to contemplate the turquoise blue ocean, green vegetation, mountains and hills, roads, and tiny houses from above. Fly over the bustling touristy village of Grand Bay, the capital city of Port Louis with tall buildings, and not to mention the strikingly beautiful Pieter Both Mountain where you can find the many shades of green.

About The Key Sites:

  • Grand Port: A historical town situated in the South Eastern coast of Mauritius, where it is considered to be the first Dutch landing point during the colonial period.
  • Blue Bay: The 353 hectares Marine Park is one of the most visited tourist attractions and serves as the best spot to snorkel.
  • Ile aux Cerfs: The most visited islet of Mauritius is engulfed by turquoise blue water and offers many adventurous sea activities.
  • Lion Mountain: The mountain is among the small mountain peaks in the area with a height of 683m overlooking Ile au Phare, where the historical naval battle between the French and English took place.
  • Grand Bay: This touristic coastal village is located in the North of Mauritius, renowned for its nightlife and adventurous sea activities.
  • Port Louis: The capital city of Mauritius has many skyscrapers, and is home to historical places such as the Aapravasi Ghat, La Citadel, Champ de Mars, and many other places.
  • Pieter Both: The gigantic Pieter Both is the second highest mountain in Mauritius, offering trekking trails for enthusiast climbers.

About The Helicopter- Mauritius Coastlines And Islets Tour

The five-place helicopter is the safest single engine helicopter in the world. It is a turbine engine powered helicopter. The helicopter is fast, comfortable, reliable and provides an unrivalled view. The fleet comprises a seating capacity of 4 passengers plus the pilot. An experienced helicopter pilot, trained according to global safety standards, will guide you throughout your amazing trip.

Registration: 3B-NZD

Make: Bell

Model: 206 Jet Ranger

Lifting Capacity: 500 kg

Crew: 1 Pilot

Passenger Capacity: 4 passengers

Engine: 2 single engines (Bell jet Ranger 206BIII)


Comments & Notes
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  • This helicopter sightseeing trip departs from the airport to landmarks and sights as per your itinerary.
  • No of Participants: Minimum 2 passengers.
  • Seating Capacity: 4 passengers maximum
  • An experienced helicopter pilot, trained according to global safety standards, will guide you throughout your amazing trip.
  • In case of 3 or more passengers, the flight trip will only be offered under the weight limitation.

Health and Safety

  • Participants must be fully vaccinated with a recognised COVID-19 vaccine (2 doses for most vaccines or 1 dose for Janssen). Do note that the second dose must have been administered at least 14 days prior to the date of the Activity OR have a negative PCR test from the last 72 hours. Applicable only for adults.
  • It is mandatory for passengers and crew to wear face masks which properly cover their nose and mouth.
  • Passengers will be required to sanitize their hands before boarding and after disembarking the helicopter. Sanitisation of hands is not allowed on board the helicopter.

In order to process any helicopter booking, client MUST provide the following details:

  • Name of each participant as per the passports and their Gender
  • Nationality
  • Passport number
  • Date of birth of each participant
  • Weight of each participant
  • Contact details (residential address, contactable phone numbers and email address)
  • In case of any child or baby, please specify same with the above details

Prices
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No. of Participants 30-Min Flight 45-Min Flight
2 Participants 555 Euros 835 Euros
3 Participants 695 Euros 1,035 Euros
4 Participants 835 Euros 1,225 Euros

 


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| reviewed by Rodrigo Placido – Brazil | November 27, 2019
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