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Caribbean Helicopters

Runway 10, V.C. Bird International Airport, St. John's, Antigua
+1 268-460-5900
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Terrific Flight to Montserrat

We’d booked this flight before joining our cruise as we considered it to be the opportunity of a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mcesteve
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Fantastic Views

This was our first time in a helicopter and we were not disappointed. My husband got the front with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
charlenet204
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“helicopter tour” (20 reviews)
“active volcano” (14 reviews)
“safety briefing” (23 reviews)
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Runway 10, V.C. Bird International Airport, St. John's, Antigua
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We’d booked this flight before joining our cruise as we considered it to be the opportunity of a lifetime to see the devastation on the island of Montserrat caused by volcanic eruptions in the nineties. The pilot (Greg) was extremely informative and a very good...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our first time in a helicopter and we were not disappointed. My husband got the front with the pilot who talked and point things out the whole ride. He showed so many cool sites. To see the island from above is amazing. We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the helicopter trip before embarking on our cruise, after reading the reviews we were looking forward to a trip of a lifetime for our silver wedding anniversary. We arrived at the helicopter base on the day of the flight only to be told...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose an excursion to Montserrat's volcano. The staff were polite and helpful and took their time briefing us on safety aspects of the helicopter we were going to fly in. They sorted us by weight such that the helicopter was appropriate balanced. I got...More

Thank Scott M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a great way to get a bird's-eye view of Antigua. We booked with Caribbean helicopters direct rather than with our resort and saved nearly $200. The helicopter seats 4 plus the pilot. You are weighed upon arrival, which is when they decide where you’ll...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Helicopter flight from Antigua to the island of Montserrat at 110mph. The top is usually covered in cloud so cannot be viewed. However a visit is interesting seeing how nature is recovering the land with new growth and seeing the tops of houses buried under...More

Thank MBKOKent
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

I had the pleasure of taking two trips with Caribbean Helicopters. We did the trip to Monserrat one day and the a trip around Antigua the other. Both trips were great, but Id recommend the tour of Antigua. Seeing all of the island was great...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Well organised trip with top class safety checks, Rather noisy but great views and suitable for older children and adults alike

Thank Pat D
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

As a nervous flyer I was reassured by the seriousness with which they took safety. I was also comforted by the fact that the Canadian pilot had spent 4 years flying dangerous Amazon missions. The flight over to Montserrat takes just over 15 minutes but...More

Thank charles p
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

If you get the chance to take this flight to Montserrat do not hesitate. An absolutely fascinating trip. From the size of the boulders and sheer scale of the change of landscape takes some believing and the only way to see this active volcano is...More

Thank St H
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timeshareaddict
31 October 2016|
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Response from NeilDickinson | Property representative |
Hi Nancy We do not provide pick up and drop off service. All the major hotels have agreements with the taxi association who can and do provide taxi services to and from our heliport at Fort James. Please let me know if we... More
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Pamela H
25 September 2016|
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Response from Roger K | Reviewed this property |
We did reserve. I think we did need our passport as well from what I recall.
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