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Portsmouth City Helicopter Tour

Enjoy a new perspective on this historic and fascinating city with a thrilling 25 min helicopter ride! Fly over all the main sites - the Naval Base, HMS Warrior & Victory, Portchester Castle and more!

Price for 1 participant

Explore the delights of Old Portsmouth and Southsea whilst enjoying the incredible thrill of a helicopter ride! Take in the beautiful panoramic views of Spitbank Fort, Fort Nelson and Portchester Castle, before flying over the historic Portsmouth Harbour. Admire the stunning aerial views of the established Naval Base and the spectacular ships in the harbour, including the HMS Victory and HMS Warrior, and wave down to spectators at the top of the Spinnaker Tower before returning to base via views of Gosport. Your captain will give you a full commentary as you fly at 1000 feet, so you can learn all about the fascinating sights of the magnificent local geography and the historic City of Portsmouth. Perfect for the whole family, this exhilarating helicopter ride will give you opportunity to view the beauty of Portsmouth City in a wholly unforgettable way.

Your Portsmouth City helicopter tour will start with a check-in and a safety evaluation from the ground staff, where you will learn about the incredible Bell 206 Long Ranger helicopter you will be flying in. Then the real fun will begin as you climb aboard the helicopter, put on the headphones and begin your ascent. Your helicopter tour includes all the key sights of this important city, so you can be assured of an experience you won't forget in a hurry! At the end of the helicopter tour you will have the opportunity to purchase a framed photo of yourself or your group next to the helicopter.

Maximum Height: 6ft 5 inches
Maximum Weight: 16 stone

Anyone over the weight restriction can purchase 2 seats.

Children must be older than 2 years of age to participate in the helicopter flight over Portsmouth City; there is no upper age limit. All passengers must have their own seat (children are not allowed to sit on laps).

Any passengers suffering from a medical condition to which they have a query are advised to contact their Doctor before flying i.e. any recent heart condition, fitting/seizure. Any female passenger in the later stages of pregnancy should consult their doctor before flying.

Passengers MUST bring their original voucher(s) and a form of photo ID for their helicopter ride over Portsmouth City. Portsmouth tours require a ‘site entrance form’ for each vehicle to be completed prior to arriving - this will be sent by email to each passenger. Each passenger is requested to contact us on 08448 150 952 on the morning of their flight to listen to an automated message which will advise of any changes to their flight.
Your flight time will be approximately 25 minutes.

Expect the entire experience to last for around an hour so.

Please ensure that you arrive 30 minutes prior to the flight time.
Spectators are welcome to watch your helicopter flight over Portsmouth City. Each helicopter is capable of carrying 6 passengers plus the pilot at any one time. Seating is 5 seats in the rear with 3 seats facing forward and 2 seats facing backwards, the 6th seat is the co-pilot seat.
Helicopter tours over Portsmouth operate on selected weekends (generally once per month) from March through to November; passengers must pre-book a specific flight date and time in advance. All flights are subject to availability at time of booking. We will try to update the list when a date sells out, but please be aware there may be a delay.

Current 2016 dates:
Saturday March 26th
Saturday April 16th
Sunday April 17th
Saturday May 21st
Sunday May 22nd
Saturday July 23rd
Sunday July 24th
Saturday August 13th
Sunday August 14th
Saturday September 17th
Sunday September 18th
Saturday October 15th
Sunday October 16th

You should wear comfortable clothing and shoes for your helicopter ride over Portsmouth City. Hats, umbrellas, and bags other than handbags are not permitted on the flight. It is also advisable to take a camera to record the awesome views over the city!
Helicopter rides over Portsmouth City are weather dependent. In the event of poor weather, flights may be postponed. In the event of any such postponement your voucher remains valid for a further six months from the date of the cancelled flight.
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Question: Is this helicopter tour over Portsmouth available at weekends?
Answer: This Portsmouth City helicopter Tour is available on selected dates from March to November. These will usually be on a Saturday or Sunday.

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