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Choose from a 10 or 20-minute flight, meet your pilot at Battersea helipad, and have a safety briefing before climbing on board the 6-person helicopter.

Once you take off, look out the large glass windows and see London from above. Your pilot narrates the sights so you get context on what you’re seeing below.

The journey takes you along the path of the River Thames, lined with historic and modern architectural wonders like The Gherkin, Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge, and the London Eye.

Your flight path also takes you past Wembley Stadium, and the London Olympic Stadium and then loops back so you have a second chance to snap photos above the river. 

The tour ends back on the helipad in Battersea.

Locations visited
The London Helicopter
Buckingham Palace
Houses of Parliament
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Overview

Climb aboard and see London’s sights from above. This tour is perfect for people who are short on time, who want to see it all, and who like an adventure. During the flight you follow the path of the River Thames and see the city’s storied bridges and architectural wonders. Don’t worry about waiting in line or paying a fortune for entrance fees and bring aerial photos home with you.

Highlights
  • See London from above on a 10 or 20-minute helicopter tour
  • Skip the hassles of navigating public transpiration and waiting in line
  • See London’s attractions like Big Ben, Tower Bridge, and Buckingham Palace
  • See unique views of world famous landmarks and take aerial photos
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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile
Great experience

I went on the helicopter sight seeing flight for this was given to me as a birthday gift. The experience was interesting, who knew London view from above would be so fascinating. I enjoyed the flight, was able to take pictures which was nice. Pilot...More

Thank QueenB992
thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write about your experience and your kind words, it is very much appreciated, We are really pleased that you enjoyed the flight All the best Team TLH

Reviewed 10 April 2018
Very disappointing for the price.

The staff were friendly and helpful but we were crammed into the middle two rear seats with very limited visibility to the front and the sides. I'm sure they will reply with the usual "the pilot always chooses the seats" reply but it seemed to...More

13  Thank Prak355
thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you for highlighting your concerns regarding your experience and we are sorry that you feel that overall the flight was not worth it!! You are right about the front seat being pre allocated, initially by the Pilot, and only updated by the Ops team,...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018
For Fun

In London Heli Tours is fantastic. We flied over the Theams River and London Bridge. what a marwelas tour. Highly Recomond for other.

1  Thank williamg198406
thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your trip, we are really pleased that you enjoyed the experience Thank you again All the best Team TLH

Reviewed 29 January 2018
Highlight of the weekend

The staff are so friendly and welcoming - we felt so at ease. The pilot was lovely and very experienced. So exciting too! I thought I would be scared but it was one of the best experiences I have ever had - we look forward...More

2  Thank Steph O
thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you so much for your very kind words and taking the time to review your experience, we really appreciate it. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the experience and would love to see you again. Many thanks Team TLH

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile
A wonderful once in a lifetime experience

I bought my dear mum an 18 minute helicopter flight over London for her Christmas gift last year. It was at the top of her bucket list and she just loved it. She did her nurses training at the old Charing Cross Hospital near Trafalgar...More

1  Thank Shazzy1962
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