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Address: Helicoptere Altiport de l'Eperon - CS81018 Saint-Gilles les Hauts, Saint-Paul 97434, Reunion Island
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+262 262 55 55 55
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06:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Amazing Views of Reunion

This is the best way to see the cirques. At one point we had some issues where our flight was cancelled, due to the helicopter being needed for emergency medical transportation... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WanderingPete91
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Waterloo, Canada
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Waterloo, Canada
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best way to see the cirques. At one point we had some issues where our flight was cancelled, due to the helicopter being needed for emergency medical transportation, which caused some confusion between them and us, as they tried to rebook our tour, however we were not available at the time as we were out exploring Reunion.... More 

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Thank WanderingPete91
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Great tour above the island! Even had the chance to fly over the Vulcan! The pilot was super and very nice with our small kids! Go early morning when skies are clear! Fantastic views, the pictures don't lie! To do when you are on the island for a visit!

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1 Thank Dominik A
Warwick, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I'm a helicopter pilot myself. I understand weather, and have cancelled many flights myself because of it... but the way this lot behave when they have to cancel is to treat paying customers with contempt. We had booked a 45 minute tour around the island, and were duly picked up from hotel at 0720. When we got to their base... More 

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Thank CaptCraigos
Helilagon R, Responsable relations publiques at Helilagon, responded to this review

Dear Craig, Thank you for taking the time to write. We want to apologize for the issues you experienced with our company. Due to bad weather conditions on 19th of February, our staff offered you the possibility to reschedule your flight. When you booked th tour, it was ok for you to postpone until 21st of february. As mentionned in... More 

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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

This is a must do activity for any traveller and tourist to explore Reunion island. The scenery is breath taking and ensure you have plenty memory space on your camera. Great way to start your holiday to plan the rest of your stay. Wow

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Thank Dieter B
Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Picked up on time from hotel, was notified at the reception at Heilagon that due to cloud over the volcano we couldn't do that for safety reasons (and we wouldn't see anything anyway) so ended up having a shorter 35min flight over the cirques and the lagoon - which we were happy with as safety comes first. As a first... More 

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1 Thank Anna644364
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

25 min flight (booked 55 min but on arrival told weather too cloudy so had refund). Coped with my nerves, smooth flight and good views. Amazing experience.

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Thank Sarah_Paul_Ed
Antwerp, Belgium
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50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We took "The Must", almost 55 minutes. A complete view of the Island, with specacular rides through canyons and over the volcano. The helicopter has 6 seats, but all have a nice view. (For video, the best seat is in front or rear left).

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Thank regemorw
Reading, United Kingdom
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188 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Loved every second of our exhilarating 45 minutes in the air. The flight through the cirques is amazing. We had no problems at all with our booking ( handled via our tour operator in the UK). The flights are weather dependent and safety has to come first. We were lucky as we had a clear still day. Yes it is... More 

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Thank murray_towers
Edinburgh
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184 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is an unrivalled way to view La Reunion and worth the price. The service was efficient and the flight an incredible visual experience. There is no other way to grasp the scale of the island and its beauty.

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Thank adeno_34
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

well, this is the lazy way to see the island: no trecking, no long drive and those guys know they have a good business, so they milk it for what it's worth. True, we see the volcano and waterfall in a way that's impossible to match, but we felt it could have been made with a bit more fun /... More 

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Thank philippe D

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