5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Reviews

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  • Location:Lake Tahoe
  • Duration:20 minutes

South Shore Helicopter Tour

Up, up and away! Take to the skies for a spectacular 20 minute flight over Lake Tahoe's South Shore. Look for the boats dotting the lake beneath you, the surrounding dense forests and the beautiful mountain peaks. Every passenger has a window seat, so you are guaranteed the best possible views. This is an absolute must while in Tahoe!

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What You Can Expect

South Shore Helicopter Tour

South Shore Helicopter Tour

View scenic Lake Tahoe the way that it was meant to be seen...by helicopter! Take the South Shore Tour and see the beauty of Lake Tahoe from Zephyr Cove to the magnificent Emerald Bay.

The South Shore Tour departs the South Lake Tahoe airport and heads north to the lake. Upon reaching the shoreline, you will head straight to Zephyr Cove. After reaching Zephyr Cove, you will turn south and follow the shoreline towards Stateline and Edgewood Golf Course.

After passing the casinos, your flight will continue along the shoreline past Tahoe Keys and head towards Camp Richardson. Once past Camp Richardson, you'll enjoy a trip around Emerald Bay. Your flight will then bring you back to the airport at South Lake Tahoe.

Your helicopter will be a Robinson R44 Raven II or a Bell 206 LongRanger. These are some of the safest and quietest helicopters in the industry. Each copter comes equipped with leather seats and Active Noise Reduction headsets, so you can enjoy your flight in comfort without any unnecessary noise.

Depending on the helicopter being flown, passenger count will be 3, 4 or 5 passengers and the pilot. Be assured that EVERY seat is a window seat!

All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Wonderful trip perfect blue sky we flew over Crystal Cove and Emerald Bay just beautiful recommend this tour to everyone.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

absolutely fantastic to see everything from above, and the pilot made the flight a joy...loved it.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Worth every penny.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The views were amazing and the pilot was extremely friendly. They took good care of my parents who were flying like that in a helicopter for the first time. They had a wonderful time and they loved the experience. The views were amazing too and like any other person, I'd definitely like a bit more time. But, can't complain about the experience at all. Totally recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

No better way to view Lake Tahoe, Emerald Bay, the shores and even wildlife. Highly recommended!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was awesome :D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Our tour was brief but magnificent. I rode in front with the pilot, Clint, who was relaxed and conversational. My husband sat in back of us snapping as many pictures as possible. The colors of the bay were even more spectacular than imagined.

It was a thrill and a great ride! We look forward to going again but for a longer tour next time.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Wonderful experience, Would recommend to all, I have been to Lake Tahoe twice before but never seen it from the sky. Pilot and ground staff were extremely helpful. Due to the nature of the weather around Tahoe our first scheduled flight was cancelled. On the day we arrived I do believe we were given a few extra minutes in the air to compensate.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Great service! The helicopter size is perfect. Anything bigger would not feel as personalized.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

Our pilot was fun. We loved the flight and views. He was knowledgeable about the lake and Emerald Bay. Just wish we could have been up longer. It was a great flight and woukd go again.

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