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Location North
Operating Hours 07:00 - 18:00
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Duration Flexible
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Operating Hours
07:00 - 18:00
Operating Days
All Days
Activity Time
Offered as Supplement

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Overview & Highlights

Helicopter Sightseeing Tour (Shared or Private) - Overview

Why not make your stay in Mauritius more memorable with a helicopter flight?

So many landscapes are waiting to unfold before your eyes- the island has been beautifully carved by Mother Nature with scenic coasts and rainbow-coloured earth. Start this great adventure and get a bird's eye view of Mauritius from a comfortable, executive helicopter.

You can choose between a 25 minutes tour in the north or a 45 minutes tour in the west and south of Mauritius. The tour is a shared one, but you can opt for a private one and share the experience with only the people you want to.

Highlights of this package:

  • A bird's eye view of Mauritius from a comfortable, executive helicopter
  • Perfect for those looking for an affordable but classy way to explore the island
  • Enjoy the comfort of the lounge while waiting to board the helicopter
  • Choose between an express 25-minute scenic tour of the North of Mauritius or explore the West and South of Mauritius for 45-minutes
  • Choice between a Helicopter Sightseeing Shared Tour or Private Helicopter Sightseeing Trip

What's Included

Helicopter Sightseeing Tour (Shared or Private) - Inclusions

Option 1: Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in the North of Mauritius (25 minutes)

  • 25-minute scenic tour of the North of Mauritius
  • Shared or Private Sightseeing tour
  • Fly over islets - Coin de Mire (Gunner’s Coin) & Ile d’Ambre
  • Discover the lively coastal village and sights of Grand Bay
  • Witness the greenery of the Labourdonnais Estate

Option 2: Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in the West and South of Mauritius (45 minutes)

  • 45 minutes scenic tour of the West and South of Mauritius
  • Shared or Private Sightseeing tour
  • Catch a glimpse of the Pieter Both mountain and city of Port-Louis
  • Witness the majestic UNESCO Le Morne Brabant
  • Discover the island’s iconic landmarks such as the coloured earth of Chamarel
  • Fly over the illusional Underwater Waterfall

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Transportation & Driver Details

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
Start & End times:
Meeting Point Shared: Triolet
Private: Triolet or Airport or Helipad of your choice
Activity Time: 07:00 - 18:00 (flexible)
Operating Days:  Everyday

Day Itinerary

Helicopter Sightseeing Tour Flight Routes

Option 1: Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in the North Itinerary - 25-minutes:

  • Grand Bay
  • Coin de Mire (Gunner’s Quoin)
  • Cap Malheureux
  • Ile d’Ambre
  • Labourdonnais

Option 2: Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in the West and South of Mauritius Itinerary - 45-minutes:

  • Port Louis
  • Tamarin
  • Ile aux Bénitiers
  • Le Morne
  • Underwater Waterfalls
  • Chamarel
  • Black River Gorges
  • Tamarind Falls
  • Le Pouce
  • Pieter Both
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Full Description

Helicopter Sightseeing Tour (Shared or Private)

Option 1: Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in the North of Mauritius (25 minutes)

This Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in the North is the most amazing way to see the northern region from a completely different perspective and appreciate everything this incredibly beautiful island has to offer – beautiful islets, mountain ranges, natural landscapes, and more.

The flight route from Triolet gives you an overview of the picturesque northern landscapes. Admire the swarm of daily activities in the lively coastal village of Grand Baie and the array of fishing boats from high up the sky.

This package is a fantastic way to enjoy aerial views of the northern islets in Mauritius. Fly over the Coin de Mire (Gunner’s Coin) islet located off the North Coast where the crystal lagoon offers you a clear view of the vibrant aquatic life. Next, you’ll get a glimpse of the famed red roof church as you continue your way across Cap Malheureux village.

Towards the end of the flight, you will fly over Ile d’Ambre, where the Saint-Géran ship was sunk a few centuries ago. This incident was the main plot of the legendary story of Paul and Virginie by the French writer Bernardin de Saint-Pierre and even today, it is believed by some of the islanders to be a true incident!

End this wonderful trip with a sensational view of Labourdonnais and its lush vegetation, followed by the luxuriant green sugarcane fields and charming small villages with colorful rooftops, before landing at Triolet.

Option 2: Helicopter Sightseeing Tour in the West and South of Mauritius (45 minutes)

Fill up your memories of Mauritius with the best-selling 45 minutes tour, taking off from the north of the island at Triolet base, following a warm welcome by the team.

Seen from the sky, the busy city of Port-Louis is a wonderful sight. The sixteen silos of the Moulin de La Concorde and the ships at the dock will mark the beginning of your helicopter tour. Don’t forget to keep an eye out for the Albion Lighthouse.

From flying over green spaces and blue lagoons, you will soon reach Benitiers Island (Ile aux Bénitiers), a diamond shaped coral island, which should make for quite a sight.

Overlooking the south-western lagoon is the majestic Le Morne Brabant, an official UNESCO heritage site. Home to several tropicbirds as well as indigeneous vegetation, this magnificent mountain with a summit of 556 metres above sea level, bears an enormous cultural significance as a symbol of the slaves fight for freedom during the colonial period.

You will then fly over another wonder, the famed Underwater Waterfall. This natural illusion, with its shades of blue and green seem to plunge to infinity while at Chamarel, the kaleidoscope of coloured-earth will leave you in awe.

The next site will be the Black River Gorges where you can admire the endemic flora and fauna of the reserve. Nearby you can admire the waterfalls of Tamarin, which appear as just thin curtains revealing rocky plates sculpted by nature.

En route back to the north of the island, the Pieter Both mountain is one of the key mountains of Mauritius. The legend tells of a man who broke a pact with angels and was thus transformed into a mountain. Another iconic mountain you will see, is the Le Pouce mountain. If you haven’t been able to climb this mountain, then an overflight will be an absolute delight!

About the Helicopter Fleet

Equipped with all the latest technological features, from a spacious cabin to unbeatable visibility, the H120 and H130 helicopters are the world-reference helicopters in terms of scenic tours. This lightweight single-engined aircraft integrates the most modern technologies, including a new-generation Fenestron® tail rotor for low operating noise and maximum flight control efficiency.

A trained and experienced helicopter pilot, according to global safety standards, will guide you throughout your amazing trip.

4-Seater Helicopter- Airbus H120

  • Model: Airbus H120 (Eurocopter EC120 Colibri)
  • Crew: 1 Pilot
  • Passenger Capacity: 4 passengers
  • Engine: Turbomeca Arrius 2F

Private & Exclusivity VIP Option

Private Helicopter Sightseeing Trip

This private tour package is great for those looking for a truly VIP and classy way to explore the island, whether it’s with family or a group of friends.

The private helicopter sightseeing trip accommodates up to 4 passengers and ensures that you will be able to enjoy this extraordinary experience with only the ones you love.

You can choose to either have an express 25-minute scenic tour of the North of Mauritius or explore the West and South of Mauritius from high above for 45-minutes. Let the magic of Mauritius take over with this Exclusive, Private Sightseeing tour, bringing you the best of Mauritius.

What to bring/wear

We recommend that you bring a camera to capture unforgettable moments!

Comments & Notes

Please note that the underwater waterfalls is a natural phenomenon and its sighting is weather dependent. Should it not be visible on the day of the activity, there will be no refund.

  • Minimum age: 2 years old
  • The helicopter tour is subject to weather conditions.
  • The helicopter tour is offered on both a shared and private basis for up to 4 pax
  • Passengers should hold a valid Boarding Pass and proof of ID prior to boarding the helicopter.

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 please specify same with the above details


Helicopter Sightseeing Shared Tour (up to 4 passengers) 25 Mins Flight 45 Mins Flight
1 Passenger € 259 € 359
2 Passengers € 518 € 718 
3 Passengers € 777 € 1077
4 Passengers € 1036 € 1436


Private Helicopter Sightseeing Trip (up to 4 passengers) 25 Mins Flight 45 Mins Flight
Departure from Triolet or Airport  € 1050  € 1475
Departure from North Helipad € 1175 € 2095
Departure from South Helipad € 1795  € 2450
Departure from East Helipad  € 1475 € 2125
Departure from West Helipad € 1595 € 2195


Booking Attributes

Booking Attributes

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(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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