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Swoop and soar above the Caribbean Sea on a helicopter tour of the British Virgin Islands. Bank over the sailboats that dot the legendary Sir Francis Drake Channel, and get a bird’s-eye view of white sand beaches and coral reefs. Take to the air for 15 to 50 minutes on flights that range as far as the British Virgin Islands’ eastern cays — consider a VIP flight option with a champagne toast — and capture unforgettable images of the tropical scenery. 


  • Helicopter tour of the British Virgin Islands
  • Fly above the stunning islands of Sir Francis Drake Channel
  • Take a 15- to 20-minute aerial tour of the archipelago (if option selected)
  • View Pirates Bight, Jost van Dyke, North Sound and Necker Island on a 30- to 40-minute flight (if option selected)
  • Drink a glass of bubbly over the US Virgin Islands, St Thomas and Anegada with a 40- to 50-minute VIP flight (if option selected)
  • Roundtrip transfer from most Road Town hotels to Tortola included

What You Can Expect

British Virgin Islands Helicopter Tour

Enjoy aerial views of the crystal clear Caribbean waters!

Departing from your hotel in Road Town, you’ll be transferred to the helicopter base at Terrance B Lettsome International Airport at Beef Island in Tortola. Once you’re buckled in, a gentle climb puts you over the famous Sir Francis Drake Channel. Flying over this region of stunning natural beauty, from Virgin Gorda to St John and beyond (depending on your selected flight), you’ll enjoy unique and unsurpassed views of paradise in the British Virgin Islands! Select from three scenic flights (see descriptions below).

Option 1: Cloud Nine Flight
This 15- to 20-minute flight takes you on an informative and exciting aerial tour of Sir Francis Drake Channel and its islands. You’ll appreciate breathtaking views of the windward chain of British Virgin Islands, which look like pearls on a string over the turquoise water.

Option 2: Treasure Chest Flight
This 30- to 40-minute flight extends further past Sir Francis Drake Channel, heading southwest to explore Pirates Bight. You’ll fly to Jost van Dyke and onward to the millionaires’ playground of the North Sound and Necker Island.

Option 3: VIP Flight
This 40- to 50-minute VIP flight includes St John and the cays of the eastern US Virgin Islands, along with St Tomas, the spectacular Horseshoe Reef and Anegada – the only inhabited British Virgin Island formed from coral and limestone. Your VIP helicopter tour includes a complimentary glass of Champagne!
From USD $ 199.99

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