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Location South
Location East
Operating Hours 06:00 - 18:00
Operating Days All Days
Duration Flexible
Activity Time Flexible
Transportation Offered as Supplement
Comment Price excludes the helipad landing fees (where applicable)
from 656£

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Overview & Highlights
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Mauritius Mountain Peaks - Helicopter Tour - Overview

Feast your eyes on the awesome views of the majestic Mountain Peaks of Mauritius through a helicopter tour! Fly above the most scenic mountains of the island and get mesmerized by their beauty. You will get an unobstructed view of the whole landscape, away from the crowd.

Witness the real beauty of Mauritius during 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 years old volcanoes to its plateaus, plains, rivers and waterfalls, magnificent reliefs, canyons, and many other spectacular geological features.

Highlights of this trip:

  • Take your sightseeing to new heights with this unique helicopter sightseeing tour
  • Choose your preferred helicopter flight over the mountainous regions of Mauritius
  • Discover a whole new world of panoramic & scenic landscapes teeming with life from above
  • Witness the breathtaking turquoise-blue ocean and white sandy beaches
  • Explore the scenic South and East parts of Mauritius, which are bestowed with verdant Mountains
  • View key and iconic sites including Le Morne, the highest mountain in Mauritius, Chamarel Coloured earth and more

What's Included
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The Mauritius Mountain Peaks - Helicopter Tour Includes:

  • Helicopter Sightseeing trip
  • Choose your preferred itinerary
    - Option 1 : 30 Minutes trip from the South or,
    - Option 2 : 45 Minutes trip from the East
  • See iconic landmarks, mountains and sites of the island
  • Aerial views and stunning panoramas of the Indian Ocean
  • Trip for up to 4 passengers
  • Trained and experienced helicopter pilot
  • Fully equipped with safety equipment and measures

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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:

  • Option 1 (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

  • Option 2 (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

Start & End times:
Activity Time: 06:00 - 18:00 (Flexible)
Duration: Option 1 : 30 minutes
  Option 2 : 45 minutes 
Operating Days: Monday - Sunday

 


Day Itinerary
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Option 1: 30 minutes flight from the South

(Departs from Le Paradis Hotel - Reserved for Residents ONLY, Bel Ombre Golf Course - Reserved for Residents of Heritage Hotel ONLY or Avalon Golf Estate) :

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
  • La Gaulette
  • Le Morne

Option 2: 45 minutes flight from the East

(Departs 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) :

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
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Full Description
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Mauritius Mountain Peaks - Helicopter Tour

Option 1 : 30-minute Flight from the South

Departs from the helipad at Le Paradis Hotel - Reserved for Residents ONLY, Bel Ombre Golf Course - Reserved for Residents of Heritage Hotel ONLY or Avalon Golf Estate

Route Overview: Flight From The South

Option 1 is a 30 minute flight tour from one of the helipads in the south. 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.

Your exciting trip promises spectacular aerial views that are sure to take your breath away. From the lush green nature views to the iconic sugar cane fields dotting the landscape with their varying shades of green and brown. As you get higher you will see a magnificent contrast of the blues of the sea, the green of the mountain ranges, along with colourful houses and luxuriant trees in the rural areas.

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, La Gaulette and the majestic UNESCO heritage site, Le Morne mountain 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 pantheons are venerated.
  • 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.

Option 2: 45-minute Flight from the East

Departs from the helipad at 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 Overview: Flight From The East

Option 2 is a 45 minute flight tour from a helipad in the east region.

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

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 colorful 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 has 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 pantheons 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.

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

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 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.

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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  • 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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  30 Min Flight from South Helipads 45 Min Flight from East Helipads
2 People 745 Euros 995 Euros
3 People 895 Euros 1195 Euros
4 People 1090 Euros 1395 Euros

 


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