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Overview & Highlights
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Helicopter Aerial Photography & Filming in Mauritius - Overview

Fasten your seatbelt and get ready for the most epic aerial photo-shoot or filming session in a helicopter as you fly over Mauritius!

Whether you are an amateur or a professional photographer, we are here to take your passionate hobby to new heights. Depending on your preference choose the 15, 30, 45 or 60 minute helicopter flight for your photo/video shoot. In case, you wish to have some specific locations we can arrange the tour for a maximum duration of 60 minutes.

Highlights of this trip:

  • Opportunity to have an aerial photography session from a helicopter
  • Take pictures with the doors off for an amazing photography experience
  • Capture crisp and clear photographs and videos from above at low altitudes
  • The pilots takes you to the best locations possible for amazing shots
  • Spot the extraordinary and most visited places of Mauritius without the crowd

What's Included
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The Helicopter Aerial Photography & Filming in Mauritius Includes:

  • 15, 30 or 60 Minutes Helicopter Aerial Photography & Filming (see options below)
  • Take pictures with doors off
  • Fly over the most popular landscape of Mauritius
  • Choose your preferred itinerary
  • Trained and experienced helicopter pilot
  • Safety equipment provided onboard

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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:

Your selected Helipad

Start & End times:
From the North :
 
From LUX* Grand Gaube or Royal Palm  - Reserved for Residents ONLY 
From the South :
 
Le Paradis Hotel - Reserved for Residents ONLY, Bel Ombre Golf Course - Reserved for Residents of Heritage Hotel ONLY or Avalon Golf Estate
From the East : St Geran Hotel, Constance Belle Mare Plage Hotel , Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Anahita  - Reserved for Residents ONLY  or Ile aux Cerfs Golf Course
 
Activity Time: 06:00 - 18:00 (Flexible) 
Duration: 15, 30, 45 or 60 minutes
Operating Days: Monday - Sunday

 


Day Itinerary
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15 Minutes Aerial Photography & Filming Helicopter Tour

From the North – (From LUX* Grand Gaube or Royal Palm - Reserved for Residents ONLY) :

  • North-west coast , View of Pieter Both Mountain

From the East – (From St Geran Hotel, Constance Belle Mare Plage Hotel , Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Anahita - Reserved for Residents ONLY or Ile aux Cerfs Golf Course)

  • East coast , Ile Aux Cerfs, Mountains

From the South – (From Le Paradis Hotel - Reserved for Residents ONLY, Bel Ombre Golf Course - Reserved for Residents of Heritage Hotel ONLY or Avalon Golf Estate):

  • Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls, View of Le Morne

From Airport:

  • Blue Bay – Pointe D’Esny - Mahebourg – Vieux Grand Port – Lion Mountain – Pointe du Diable – Bambous Mountain

30 Minutes Aerial Photography & Filming Helicopter Tour

From the North – (From LUX* Grand Gaube or Royal Palm - Reserved for Residents ONLY) :

  • Hotel’s helipad - Port-Louis - Pieter Both Mountain - Grand Bay - North West coast - Hotel’s helipad

From the East – (From St Geran Hotel, Constance Belle Mare Plage Hotel , Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Anahita - Reserved for Residents ONLY or Ile aux Cerfs Golf Course):

  • Hotel’s helipad - Ile Aux Cerfs - Mountains - Grand Port - Lion Mt - East Coast - Hotel’s helipad

From the South – (From Le Paradis Hotel - Reserved for Residents ONLY, Bel Ombre Golf Course - Reserved for Residents of Heritage Hotel ONLY or Avalon Golf Estate):

  • Hotel’s helipad - Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls - Forest - Grand Bassin - Kanaka Crater - Le Morne - Hotel’s helipad

From Airport :

  • Route A - Black River Gorges - Grand Bassin - Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls - Forest - View of Le Morne
  • Route B - Grand Port - Lion Mountain - Ile aux Cerfs - East coast - Airport

45 minutes Aerial Photography & Filming Helicopter Tour

From the North – (From LUX* Grand Gaube or Royal Palm - Reserved for Residents ONLY) :

  • From LUX* Grand Gaube Hotel - Grand Gaube - Grand Bay - Port Louis - Flic en Flac - Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls - Black River Gorges - Pieter Both - Grand Gaube
  • From Royal Palm Hotel - Grand Bay - Port Louis - Flic en Flac - Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls - Black River Gorges - Pieter Both - Grand Bay

From the East – (From St Geran Hotel, Constance Belle Mare Plage Hotel , Shangri-La's Le Touessrok Resort & Spa, Anahita - Reserved for Residents ONLY or Ile aux Cerfs Golf Course):

  • Route A: Hotel’s helipad – East coast – Ile Aux Cerfs – Mountains – Kanaka crater – Grand Bassin – Black River Gorges – Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls – View of Le Morne – Hotel’s helipad
  • Route B: Hotel’s helipad – East coast – Ile Aux Cerfs – Ile d’Ambre – Cap Malheureux – Grand Bay – Pieter Both Mountain – Port-Louis - Hotel’s helipad

From the South – (From Le Paradis Hotel - Reserved for Residents ONLY, Bel Ombre Golf Course - Reserved for Residents of Heritage Hotel ONLY or Avalon Golf Estate):

  • Hotel’s helipad – Le Morne – Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls – Black River Gorges – Grand Bassin – Kanaka crater – Port Louis – Pieter Both – West Coast – Hotel’s helipad

From the Airport :

  • Route A - Airport - Grand Port - Ile aux Cerfs - East coast - Grand Baie - Port-Louis - Pieter Both Mountain - Airport
  • Route B - Airport - Grand Bassin - Kanaka Crater - Black River Gorges - Flic-en-Flac - Black River - Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls - South Coast - Airport

60 minutes Aerial Photography & Filming Helicopter Tour

This is a tailor-made package which will give you the freedom to choose your prefered locations around the island for an hour flight. You will have the possibility to choose from the most attractive sights and places of interest in Mauritius.

  • East coast
  • North coast
  • West coast
  • Port-Louis
  • Flic-en-Flac
  • Black River
  • Le Morne
  • Chamarel Colored Earths and Waterfalls
  • Black River Gorges
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Full Description
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About the Helicopter Aerial Photography & Filming package in Mauritius

Whether you are an amateur or a professional photographer, we are here to make your dreams come true. Depending on your preference choose the 15, 30, 45 or 60 minute helicopter flight for your photo/video shoot. In case, you wish to have some specific locations we can arrange for a completely custom tour for a maximum duration of 60 minutes.

We provide you with a once in a lifetime opportunity to have an aerial photography session from a moving helicopter rather than using a tripod on the ground below.

Taking pictures with the doors off offers an amazing photography experience where you will have the chance to capture crisp and clear photographs and videos, as there won’t be glass in between your lenses and the magnificent views.

The experienced pilots will bring you to the best locations possible and the helicopter will generally fly at a lower elevation, so that you can capture the best shots.

This aerial photography and filming helicopter tour will bring you to some exciting and pristine sites of Mauritius where you will get awe-inspiring views of the magnificent topography including colourful houses, green trees, and winding streets on land. From the extraordinary Chamarel Colored Earths, to the high mountains of the Black River Region, the pious Grand Bassin Crater Lake, and the phenomenal Underwater Waterfall, the list is endless!

List of Possible Sightseeing Locations

Some Key sites you will see as part of your flight:

  • Underwater Waterfall at Le Morne
    Featured as one of the most spectacular geological formations in Mauritius, the Underwater Waterfall is an illusory waterfall which was formed due to the movement of sand and silt sediments under the influence of powerful underwater currents.
  • The Chamarel Coloured Earth and Waterfalls
    The most visited tourist attraction in Mauritius with its unique and magnificent coloured earth, waterfalls and verdant forests as key features.
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site-Le Morne Brabant
    The UNESCO World Heritage Site, Le Morne has a summit of 556 metres (1,824 ft) above sea level and has become the iconic attraction of Mauritius.
  • Notre Dame Auxiliatrice chapel – Cap Malheureux
    Renowned for its bright red chapel, Cap Malheureux has a historical significance as it was here that the British invasion force defeated the French in 1810 colonial Mauritius.
  • Black River Gorges National Park
    The national park is in the South-western part of Mauritius covering about 67.54 km², consisting of luxuriant and dried forests, splendid waterfalls and canyons.
  • Piton de la Petite Rivière Noire (Black River Peak)
    Also known as The Black River Peak, it is the highest mountain in Mauritius offering incredible views at a height of 828m.
  • Grand Bassin Lake
    The Grand Bassin lake is considered a sacred place by the Hindu community in Mauritius where Hindu pantheons are venerated.
  • Trou aux Cerfs Crater
    The dormant, volcanic crater is around 605 meters above sea level and is one of the most visited craters in Mauritius.
  • Ile aux Cerfs
    The most visited islet of Mauritius is engulfed by turquoise blue waters and caters for many adventurous sea activities.
  • Grand River South East Waterfall
    The splendid Grand River South East Waterfall is one of the main tourist attractions in Mauritius. The waterfall fills the landscape with a dramatic look- a lush green sanctuary with cascading waterfalls.
  • Pieter Both
    The gigantic Pieter Both is the second highest mountain of Mauritius (820m) 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 metres.
  • Coin de Mire
    Located some 8 km from the north coast of Mauritius, the Coin de Mire or the Gunner’s Coin is a protected reserve which serves as a home to many sea-birds.

About The Helicopter

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 unrivaled 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.

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)

Mauritius Helipads

Helipads in Mauritius are dotted around the island, usually in the secure premises of a hotel or in an estate.

Please note that some helipads have a landing fee and vary. In such a case, you will have to cover the landing fees charged by the operator of the helipad. The landing fees are to be paid on the day of the flight directly at the helipad.

Mauritius Attractions can provide the transfer to the helipad closest to you at a supplement.

List of Mauritius helipads

Helicopter Services - List of Helipads
Region & Location Particulars / Landing Fee
East Coast
1 St Geran Hotel Hotel Residents free of charge
Landing fee applicable to non-residents - MUR 3,800 per flight
2 Constance Belle Mare Plage Hotel Hotel Residents free of charge
Landing fee applicable to non-residents - MUR 1,900 per flight
3 Shangri-La’s Le Touessrok Hotel Hotel Residents free of charge
Landing fee applicable to Non-residents only – MUR 2,000 per flight
4 Anahita Residents of Four Seasons & Anahita only
5 Ile aux Cerfs Golf Course Free of Charge for clients having Lunch at the restaurant & playing Golf only
Landing fee applicable for other activities– MUR 1,000 per flight
South
6 Le Paradis Hotel Hotel Residents only
7 Bel Ombre Golf Course Residents of Heritage Le Telfair, Awali & Villas Valriche only
8 Avalon Golf Course MUR 2,000 per flight
North
9 Royal Palm Hotel Residents only
10 LUX* Grand Gaube Hotel Hotel Residents free of charge
Landing fee applicable to non-residents - MUR 2,000 per flight

What to bring/wear:
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  • Camera Equipment 


Comments & Notes
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  • Reservation: It is imperative to book at least 1 week before
  • Max Passenger Capacity: 4 passengers.
    - In case of 3 or more passengers, the flight trip will only be offered under the weight limitation.
  • Any delay by the passengers may result in the helicopter leaving without the passengers at the scheduled time.
  • The helicopter flights are subject to weather conditions.
  • Other flight conditions apply.
  • Upon request, we can cater for land transportation from your place of accommodation to the location of your chosen helipad (offered for supplement).
  • Please note that some helipads have a landing fees which are to be paid on the day of the flight directly at the helipad.

Important Details to Submit

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

Prices
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Helicopter Aerial Photography & Filming  
15 Min Flight 890 Euros
30 Min Flight 1280 Euros
45 Min Flight 1490 Euros
60 Min Flight 1790 Euros

Booking Attributes

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2 Choose Booking Option

When choosing this order option, you will be asked to enter your preferred date for going on the activity as part of the order process. This option will entitle you to reserve and guarantee your place for this activity on a specific preferred time and date that suit you most. Please note that in case you order any activity which takes more than 1 day, the preferred date represents the date on which you would like to start the activity.

(Valid for 3 months)

By ordering an Open Voucher you will be able to choose your preferred date for this activity during a later stage (when you already have full knowledge of the schedule for your trip) and not during the order process. This way you benefit maximum flexibility regarding the date of the desired activity. The open voucher can be used to go on this specific activity during a period of 3 months from the date of its purchase. To learn more about the option of an open voucher, please read our Order & Payment Methods page.

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