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To the Point Cape Town Helicopter Flight (60 min)

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Highlights

  • An exhilarating 60-minute flight
  • All the glory and grandeur of the Cape spread out below you
  • See world-famous Cape Point & the Cape of Good Hope
  • From June to November you might see Southern Right Whales
  • Unsurpassed photo-opportunities
  • Experienced pilot to fly and guide you

Overview

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and soar into the air on this glorious helicopter flight over the Cape. This 60 minute scenic flight is also the quickest and most beautiful way to experience the Peninsula and see legendary Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope.

After taking off from the V&A Waterfront this spectacular flight takes you over lovely Llandudno beach, Hout Bay and impressive Chapman’s Peak.

Have your camera ready to capture the magnificent scenery as you fly over Noordhoek beach, Fish Hoek, and Kalk Bay. Look out for Seal Island, where the fur seals gather in thousands, and for the brightly colored beach huts at Muizenberg.

You’ll also see Kommetjie, Scarborough, Cape Point Nature Reserve, the sweeping crags of Cape Point and Simon’s Town. From June to November you could even be very lucky with some seasonal whale spotting

Before returning to base you will also enjoy stupendous view of the lush Constantia winelands, the Table Mountain range and Devil’s Peak.

This fabulous flight is perfect for those short of time in Cape Town or for a birthday celebration or other special occasion.

Itinerary

Your 60 minute To the Point Cape Town Helicopter Flight begins at the V&A Waterfront.

You will board your helicopter and enjoy dazzling panoramas of the city, the Waterfront and Table Mountain as your chopper gains height.

Your pilot will head along the coast, giving you bird’s eye views of the magnificent Cape mountains and shoreline.He or she will tell you all about the places you can see as you fly along.

You’ll see picture-perfect Llandudno – one of the loveliest beaches in Cape Town. Close to Llandudno is Hout Bay fishing village, sandwiched between the mountains and the sea.

The flight continues over Chapman’s Peak – one of the most spectacular marine drives in the world. At the end of the Chapman’s Peak Drive you’ll see the Noordhoek with its lovely white beaches and wild wetlands.

Your route also takes you over Kommetjie, Scarborough, The Cape of Good Hope, and the False Bay. You’ll see fabulous views of the famous Boulders Beach, Simon’s Town, Fish Hoek, Kalk bay and the colorful beach huts of Muizenberg before crossing over the Constantia winelands and along the Table Mountain range and Devil’s Peak.

When flying over Scarborough with its beautiful Atlantic seaside and unspoilt beaches, you might spot a Southern Right Whale during the months from June to November.

Simon’s Town, close to Muizenburg and quaint Kalk Bay, is a naval base in the Cape and characterised by land that rises steeply from near the water's edge and the picturesque village which is boxed in along the shoreline by the heights above.

Your journey takes you over the tip of the Peninsula where you’ll enjoy unforgettable views of Cape Point and Cape of Good Hope, on the South-West corner of the Cape Peninsula, with its unspoilt, wild and rugged scenery.

At the end of the trip your chopper will fly you back to the V&A Waterfront.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily, weather permitting

Duration

45 to 60 minutes

Start time

Start time: Departures at 1030h (10:30am) & 1630h (4:30pm)
Duration: 45 to 60 minutes

Meeting point

Complimentary pick up from V&A Waterfront
How get there by car: Head northwest on Western Boulevard (M6) and follow the signs to the Cape Town Waterfront

Ending point

V&A Waterfront

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Inclusions

  • 60-min helicopter flight
  • Live commentary

Exclusions

  • Food and beverages

Do/Dont's

Bring a jumper or fleece. It can be cool in the air. Don’t forget to take the camera or video cam, but make sure it is attached to you by a strap

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 48 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the tour and departure details.
Children are allowed to travel on most tours when accompanied by their parents

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • The maximum number of passengers for this tour is six
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Cancellation policy

See the Cancellation policy for this product

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