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Helicopter Tour of Fort Matanzas and Old Downtown in St Augustine

Helicopter Tour of Fort Matanzas and Old Downtown in St Augustine

See the best of St. Augustine from the air! You'll depart east from the airport over the Intracoastal Waterway to North Beach, then enjoy a thrilling flight down 17 miles of beautiful coastline, taking in Vilano Beach, Porpoise Point, Conch Island, Bird Island, San Jose Forest, Menendez Park, and St. Augustine Beach and Fort Matanzas.

Returning to the airport along the Matanzas River, marsh and Intercoastal Waterway, you will catch a bird's eye view of the St. Augustine Lighthouse, the Bridge of Lions, the Castillo de San Marcos, Flagler College, and the Nombre de Dios Mission as you take in Old Downtown on your way back to the airport.

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

approximately 42 miles (flight time varies)

Time

9:00 am to 6:00 pm daily

Summary

Minimum two persons per order. Weight limit is 300 lbs. per person or 550 lbs. for a group of three. Hotel pick-up not included; departure is from the departure is from the St. Augustine Airport (details on E-Ticket).

Description

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Tour Highlights

  • North Beach
  • Vilano Beach and Porpoise Point
  • Conch Island
  • Bird Island
  • San Jose Forest
  • Menendez Park
  • St. Augustine Lighthouse
  • Castillo de San Marcos
  • Flagler College
  • Nombre de Dios Mission
  • Castle Ottis
  • Fort Matanzas
  • Downtown Old St. Augustine

Important Information

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Flights require a minimum of two passengers.
  • Due to weight and balance restrictions, the helicopters cannot accommodate passengers weighing more than 300 pounds (136 kg). Also, for groups of three passengers, total passenger load may not exceed 550 pounds (272 kg).

Security Requirements

  • Each adult passenger must have a valid government-issued photo ID (Passport, Driver's License etc.).
  • Each passenger must check in all bags with security - no handbags or carry-ons of any kind will be allowed on the flight.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long are the tours?
Depending on which tour option you select, you should plan on approximately 30 to 60 minutes from the time you arrive until the time you leave the airport. Actual flight times range from 5 minutes to 30 minutes, depending on the mileage flown on the individual tour.

How many people can fly?
There is a two person minimum for launching a flight. There is no maximum number of people, but multiple helicopters or multiple flights may be required for larger parties.

Is there an age limit?
There is no age limit but children must be accompanied by an adult. Children pay full ticket price.

Is there a weight limit?
Due to safety requirements, we cannot accommodate persons weighing more than 300 lbs. All flights are subject to weight and balance limitations.

Minimum two persons per order. Weight limit is 300 lbs. per person or 550 lbs. for a group of three. Hotel pick-up not included; departure is from the departure is from the St. Augustine Airport (details on E-Ticket).

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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  • St. Augustine Helicopter Tours - Sightseeing Heli-Tours of Fort Matanzas and Old Downtown
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  • Enjoy an exciting helicopter ride for sightseeing of Fort Matanzas and Old Downtown St. Augustine, FL. Reserve tickets online and save or call us toll free at 800-719-1324 for reservations, group tour bookings, or private charters for reservations, group tours.
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