5 Best Helicopter Tours on the Florida Panhandle

Panhandle - Florida - Helicopter Tour
Panhandle - Florida - Helicopter Tour

The Florida Panhandle boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the state and maybe even the world. They also have some of the greatest seafood you can find just about anywhere. But what do you do when you’ve had too much of the beach, shopping, and fishing? Well, you take to the air to see things from a different perspective. Ride with us as we unpack the 5 Best Helicopter Tours on the Florida Panhandle. 

#1 Panhandle Helicopter  

Panhandle Helicopter runs tours of Panama City Beach, Florida. Flights that offer spectacular views of the area run between 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM daily and take off from Beach Park Trail in Panama City Beach. Princes start at $59 per person. 

#2 Timberview Destin Helicopters 

Timberview Destin Helicopters features various tours of the Emerald Coast and surrounding area. They offer numerous perspectives from above, including a fireworks flight at night.  

Prices range from $80 for 14 miles to over $200 for a 50-mile trip. The hours of operation are from 10 AM to 5 PM daily and they’re located off Emerald Coast Pkwy.  

#3 Emerald Executive

Emerald Executive Helicopters are the first and only luxury helicopter tour along the Emerald Coast. Located on S Pier Park Drive in Panama City Beach, Emerald Executive helicopters can carry up to six passengers for stunning views of the Panama City Beach area.  

Prices start at $75 per person. Unfortunately, tours are only available here on Sunday between 10 AM – 8 PM. 

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Panhandle - Florida - Helicopter Tour

#4 FlyTheBeach.com 

Though helicopters are not their thing, FlyTheBeach.com offers seaplane views of the Panama City Beach area that are equally as exciting as a helicopter tour. Introductory flights start at $99 and their location is unknown until you text them for a flight.  

If you have too much fun, you might just want to learn to do it yourself. Worry not, FlyTheBeach.com also offers flight training.  

#5 Destin Heli Tours 

Pilots at Destin Helicopter Tours have flown for National Geographic and the Travel Channel and provide expert flights through picturesque views and the surrounding area. They boast several exciting tours including a Beach Run Tour that cruises the beach for $84.  

Prices can range anywhere from $80 to $200 depending on which tour you take. Flights take off from Harbor Blvd in Destin, Florida. 

Be sure to check out the 5 Best Helicopter Tours in Miami (Here) and stay up to speed on all the hot spots and sweet destinations in Florida. 

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