5 Best Helicopter Tours in Miami, Florida

Miami - Florida - Helicopter Tour
Miami - Florida - Helicopter Tour

Miami, Florida boasts a wide range of indoor and outdoor activities. Aside from beaches, great shopping, food, and wild fun, the city also boasts the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and HistoryMiami.  But if you’re tired of attractions like strolling through Zoo Miami or swimming in the crisp water of the famous Venetian Pool, it’s time for a change. Have you ever considered taking it all in from above? If so, let’s unpack the 5 Best Helicopter Tours in Miami, Florida. 

#1 Shore Excursion 

Whether you’re boarding a cruise from the port or waiting to leave for one, Miami Shore Excursion could be a pleasant distraction. This tour gives you a bird’s-eye view of the city and the surrounding area. 

You’ll take in views from the entire Miami Beach shoreline, the South Beach, Ocean Drive, Venetian Islands, Biscayne Bay, and more. Departing from Miami International Airport from 10 AM to 5 PM daily, last 30 minutes, and cost $525 for a group of three. The tour is operated by Heli Air Miami. 

#2 Taste of Miami Helicopter Tour 

Taste of Miami Helicopter Tour is the cheapest tour of Miami. But, as the name may suggest – it gives you but a taste of the city. The tour flies towards the Sun Life Stadium and, as you approach the Atlantic, you’ll spot North Beach and Hallandale Beach. 

Operated by Miami Jet Helicopters and departing from NW 42nd Ave in Opa-locka, run every hour from 9 AM till 5 PM daily. Each tour costs $95. 

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#3 The Grand Helicopter Tour 

This may be the ultimate chopper tour of Miami Florida. The tour lasts 25 minutes and glides past the massive skyline, sunny beaches, gorgeous coastline, and much more.   

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The Grand Helicopter Tour takes off from NW 42nd Ave in Opa-Locka. Rides run every hour from 9 AM to 5 PM daily. The cost of the tour, operated by Miami Jet Helicopters, is $208 per person and lasts 20 to 25 minutes.  

#4 Long Helicopter Tour 

The Long Miami Helicopter Tour run by Gray Line Miami is one of the longest helicopter tours in the area. The tours, which run from 10 AM to 5 PM daily, carry a minimum of two passengers.  

Prices for the tours depend on the amount of time you’re wanting to stay in the air. 30 minutes will cost $342 a person, 45 will cost you $411 per person, and 60 minutes runs $545 a person. 

#5 Doors Off Helicopter Tour

Probably the most thrilling helicopter tours, the Doors Off Helicopter Tour of is self-explanatory. There are no doors.  

The air can get cold up there, even on a warm day, so you’ll need to dress accordingly. The tour, run by Miami Jet Helicopters, lasts 18 minutes, taking off every thirty minutes from 9 AM to 6 PM. 

Be sure to check out the 5 Best Helicopter Tours in Orlando as well. And stay up to speed on all the hot spots and sweet destinations in Florida. 

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