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Operating Hours 06:00 - 18:00
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Duration Flexible
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Comment Duration: 30 Minutes South; 45 Minutes East (Flexible). Seating Capacity: 4 passengers maximum
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About The Mauritius Mountain Peaks Helicopter Tour

Feast your eyes on the awe-inspiring views of the majestic Mountain Peaks of Mauritius through a helicopter tour!

Witness the real beauty of Mauritius by a helicopter tour up above the marvelous land and seascapes! Mauritius, being of a volcanic origin has so much of its natural wonders to offer; from the remnants of its millions of thousands years old of volcanoes to its plateaus, plains, calderas, magnificent reliefs, canyons, and many other spectacular geological features. Besides the breathtaking turquoise-blue ocean and white sandy beaches, discover a whole new world of panoramic scenic landscapes teeming with life. The scenic South and East parts of Mauritius are bestowed with majestic and verdant Mountains such as Le Pouce, Black River Peak, and Pieter Both-a real feast for the eyes!


Mauritius Flight Routes - Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

Mauritius Mountain Peaks Helicopter Tour

The Mauritius Mountain Peaks helicopter tour consists of two options. Choose your preferred itinerary, either Option 1 or 2 for a wonderful sightseeing tour by air.

Route A - Option 1:

Summary: 30 minutes flight from the South

(Departs from the helipads at Beachcomber Paradis OR Bel Ombre OR Varangue Sur Morne)

Mauritius Mountain Peaks-Helicopter Tour

Key sites you will see as part of the flight:

  • Chamarel Coloured Earth and Waterfalls
  • Black River Gorges National Park
  • Maccabee and Petrin Forests
  • Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire- Black River Peak
  • Grand Bassin
  • Kanaka Crater
  • Domaine des 7 Vallées
  • La Gaulette
  • Le Morne

Route Overview: Flight From The South

Option 1 is a 30 minute flight tour from the helipad nearest to you. You can either take your flight at the Beachcomber Paradis, Bel Ombre or Varangue Sur Morne helipad. From there get ready for a memorable tour and hold your breath to explore the verdant and magnificent views of the Southern part of Mauritius.

As you start your trip you will certainly enjoy the aerial view of the lush and sometimes parched sugarcane field patterns with different shades of green and brown, and as you get higher you will see a magnificent contrast of the blues of the sea, the green of the mountain ranges, along with the rural land dotted with colourful houses and luxuriant trees.

During your aerial tour you will be amazed by the geological features of Mauritius; the simply extraordinary Chamarel Colored Earths and its spectacular waterfalls cascading down into rivers and the luxuriant greens of the dense forests of Maccabee and Petrin. With some luck you might also spot the fauna of the region. You will also get to see the highest mountain of Mauritius the Black River Peak with a height of 828m above the sea level- a lush green area in itself, which will blow your mind.

As you continue on with your helicopter trip you will discover the cultural side of this part of the island- the Grand Bassin Crater Lake is a site of Hindu pilgrimage where you can easily spot the huge statue of Shiva, and many colourful temples. Followed by the Kanaka Crater and the majestic Le Morne with the blue ocean and white sea waves crashing on the shorelines- simply breathtaking!

About The Key Sites:

  • Chamarel: The most vibrant tourist attractions in Mauritius with its unique and magnificent coloured earth, waterfalls and verdant forests as key features.
  • Black River Gorges: The national park is in the South-western part of Mauritius covering about 67.54 km². It consists of luxuriant & dried forests, splendid waterfalls and canyons.
  • Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire: Also known as The Black River Peak, is the highest Mountain in Mauritius
  • Grand Bassin: The Grand Bassin lake is considered as a sacred place by the Hindu community in Mauritius where Hindu pantheon are venerated.
  • Domaine des 7 Vallées: 4000 hectares of pristine wilderness offering a unique eco tourist attraction where you can explore the diverse flora and fauna of the area.
  • La Gaulette: A scenic South Western fishing village where you will find pinewoods and mangroves, along with hills and mountains.
  • Kanaka Crater: The dormant Kanaka Crater is 553 meters above sea level and inhabits endemic plant species.
  • Le Morne: The UNESCO World Heritage Site has a summit of 556 metres (1,824 ft) above sea level and has become the iconic attraction of Mauritius.

Route B - Option 2

Summary: 45 minutes flight from the East

(Departs from the helipad at Prince Maurice OR Saint Geran OR Touessrok OR Belle Mare Plage OR Île aux Cerfs OR Anahita)

Key sites you will see as part of the flight:

  • Ile aux Cerfs
  • Grand River South East
  • Pieter Both
  • Le Pouce Mountain
  • Trou aux Cerfs
  • Kanaka Crater
  • Grand Bassin
  • Black River Gorges
  • Chamarel
  • La Gaulette
  • Le Morne

Route Overview: Flight From The East

Option 2 is a 45 minute flight tour from the helipad nearest to you. You can either take your flight from the Prince Maurice, Saint Geran, Touessrok, Belle Mare Plage, Ile aux Cerfs or Anahita helipad.

Begin your helicopter sightseeing tour from the serene Eastern Coast of Mauritius-a blissful moment of scenic views that will leave you dumbfounded.

Mauritius Mountain Peaks-Helicopter Tour

Witness the real beauty of the Ile aux Cerfs, high up above the ocean where you will have a bird’s eye view of the whole scenario and will find people indulging in activities. The white sandy beaches fringed with palm trees, crystal-clear turquoise oceans with sublime crashing waves and verdant golf terrains will be a remarkable sight.

You will also have a spectacular view of the mountains including Le Pouce (812 meters) which is the third highest mountain in Mauritius and the iconic Pieter Both which is the second highest mountain of Mauritius (820 meters).

As you continue with your helicopter sightseeing tour you will fly over the south-western part of Mauritius where you will get to see the captivating Kanaka Crater.

This volcanic crater is 553 meters above sea level and inhabits endemic plant species.

Fly further away and you will experience a slight change of the view, as you come across the cultural side of Mauritius-the Grand Bassin crater lake where you will have the chance to see colourful temples and a huge statue of Shiva.

Fly South-West and explore the Black River Gorges, a sanctuary of natural beauty with dramatic geological features including canyons, meandering green hills, dramatic waterfalls cascading down into the rivers, and not to mention the simply extraordinary Chamarel Colored Earths including the endemic forests rich in indigenous plant species. You will also get to see the highest mountain of Mauritius, the Black River Peak with a height of 828m above sea level.

End this wonderful helicopter trip with the majestic Le Morne - a UNESCO World Heritage Site which a significant historical and cultural meaning besides its amazing geological features. The entire view of this part of Mauritius will fill you with wanderlust!

About The Key Sites:

  • Ile aux Cerfs: The most visited islet of Mauritius is engulfed by turquoise blue waters and caters many adventurous sea activities.
  • Pieter Both: The gigantic Pieter Both is the second highest mountain of Mauritius offering trekking trails for enthusiast climbers.
  • Le Pouce Mountain: The thumb shaped Mountain is the third highest mountain in Mauritius with a height of 812 meters.
  • Kanaka Crater: The dormant kanaka crater is 553 meters above sea level and inhabits endemic plant species.
  • Grand Bassin: The Grand Bassin lake is considered as a sacred place by the Hindu community in Mauritius where Hindu pantheon are venerated.
  • Black River Gorges: The national park is in the South-western part of Mauritius covering about 67.54 km². It consists of luxuriant and dried forests, splendid waterfalls and canyons.
  • Chamarel: The most vibrant tourist attractions in Mauritius with its unique and magnificent coloured earth, waterfalls and verdant forests as key features.
  • La Gaulette: A scenic South Western fishing village where you will find pinewoods and mangroves, along with hills and mountains.
  • Le Morne: The UNESCO World Heritage Site has a summit of 556 metres (1,824 ft) above sea level and has become the iconic attraction of Mauritius.

About The Helicopter - Mauritius Mountain Peaks

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 with a capacity of 4 passengers plus the pilot. A trained and experienced helicopter pilot, according to global safety standards, will guide you throughout your amazing trip.

Mauritius Mountain Peaks-Helicopter Tour

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)


Prices

Helicopter 30 min flight from South Helipads (Option 1):

  • 2 people: 625 Euro
  • 3 people: 820 Euro
  • 4 people: 990 Euro

Helicopter 45 min flight from East Helipads (Option 2):

  • 2 people: 940 Euro
  • 3 people: 1210 Euro
  • 4 people: 1480 Euro

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

  • Name of each participant as per the passports and the Gender
  • Nationality
  • Passport number
  • Date of birth of each participant
  • Weight of each participant
  • In case of any Children or baby, please specify same with the above details

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