Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Rio de Janeiro Helicopter Tour. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
The collection was fantastic and prompt with an extremely pleasant representative who spoke excellent English. The transfer to the heliport was excellent. The helicopter tour was fantastic and wish it could have been for longer!!
Sadly this tour had to be cancelled either because of weather or minimum participation.
we were picked up on time, did not have to wait for a long time at the helipad, and the pilot was awasome.
Fantastic..pick up on time..guide was brilliant ..very professional service...a must do when in Rio
Everything was super! The pick-up company was great and the guide very nice and knowledgeable. Definitely recommend it! Try to get the front seat or the one behind both on left side of helicopter as they give you the best views of the beaches!
We absolutely loved the experience! The staff were on time and very polite all the way!! A very professional service that I would definitely repeat if I were ever to come back!
This helicopter ride is definitely worth doing. Seeing all the views from so high is amazing - especially if you get a clear day and get up close to Christ the Redeemer. The only downsides were that the helicopter takes 5 passengers - 4 of who sit in the back. This means that 2 people don't get to sit a a window. Also, there are special openings in the windows for taking photos, but only in the front and 1 side of the back.
Overall, it was an exciting and fun ride. The pick-up and drop-off was quick and easy, the company had a good safety information handout and the flight felt safe, but there were still enough tight turns to make it feel a little thrilling.
It was very fun, a little bit expensive, but It is the best view you can have of Rio!!
It was very fun, a little beat expensive, but It is the best view you can have of Rio!!
The flight itself was very nice, but it seemed pretty complicated to have the flight for only one person, and I had to keep on calling the organiser.
The views of Rio were fantastic. The driver who picked us up at the hotel was very friendly; however, the ground operators for the helicopter didn't speak to us - simply motioned for us to get on and off of the helicopter, more like herding cattle rather than a personal way to treat visitors. I would have liked to have the option to do this at noon rather than so early in the morning. The online sign-up process and email I received didn't even specify the time of the tour. I had to call Brazil to find that out. This is a key detail that should have been very clear all along.
The helicopter trip was amazing. I highly recommend it. We did the twelve minute trip, circling close to Christ the Redeemer was the highlight, as well as seeing the length of the beaches Copacabana and Ipanema. The only downside was the communication in Brazil. I had bought the voucher online. When I called in Brazil, as instructed, I was asked which hotel I was staying it. The fact that I was staying with a friend seemed to complicate matters beyond belief, even though I was happy to drive to the helipad. It seemed we had to be at a hotel. Finally they agreed, but when we arrived at the helipad and presented the voucher from the internet they seemed puzzled. Then asked me to pay. I had to explain it was all prepaid and point to the wording. This seemed strange given that they must deal with these type of vouchers all the time. Bureaucracy aside, the trip itself was awesome and comes highly recommended.