Flying along the Zambezi River towards the Victoria Falls and Batoka gorge is an unforgettable experience. These flights do a figure of 8 allowing all passengers excellent viewing and photographic opportunities.
The helipad site is situated five minutes from the Victoria Falls town centre and a mere 5
km from the Falls themselves. The “smoke” from the Victoria Falls billows upwards in
the background providing an awesome natural backdrop to the helipad.
Bell helicopters are the recognised world leaders in the helicopter industry and their
aircraft are noted for their reliability. These helicopters are maintained to the highest
industry standards as specified by the manufacturers Bell Textron in conjunction with
the South African Maintenance Organisation and the Civil Aviation Authority of
Bell 206 Long Ranger
The Bell 206 Long Ranger with
its 650 hp power plant has a
seating capacity of 1 pilot plus 6 passengers.
Bell Jet Ranger
The Bell 206 Jet Ranger with its
420 hp power plant has a
seating capacity of 1 pilot plus 4 passengers.
Flight of Angels: approx. 12-13 minutes
Experience the ‘Flight of Angels’ perspective first hand. Coined by David Livingstone
when he first documented discovering the Falls; “a sight so wonderful that Angels must
have gazed down on it in flight.” After take off the helicopter turns out towards the
magnificent Victoria Falls, our pilot will fly circuits over the Falls in both directions giving
you the best viewing and photographic opportunities. A trip up river and back over the
Zambezi National Park completes your flight.
Zambezi Spectacular: 25 minutes
Treat yourself to an unbelievable once-in-a-lifetime flight where you will truly appreciate
the mighty Victoria Falls and surrounding area. After a gentle take off from the helipad,
you will fly out over the Falls where we will provide you with the most incredible
viewing and photographic opportunity of this World Heritage Site. Continuing your flight
downstream over the Batoka Gorge, experience the natural beauty of this awe-inspiring
dramatic feature, following the mighty Zambezi as it carves its way between steep cliffs.
As we head back from the Batoka Gorges, taking a last glimpse of the falls, we fly over
the long island on the upper Zambezi towards the National Park, home to a wide variety
of wildlife species. This is an amazing opportunity to view game from the air in this vast
National Park, as well as along the banks of the upper Zambezi River . There is an
opportunity of spotting Elephants , Hippo , Crocodiles , Buffalo , Giraffes , Kudu and
many more as we head back to the helipad. This is an amazing 3 in 1 flight , an
experience of a life time.
A minimum of three for the 4 seater and five clients for the 6 seater.
Each helicopter has a middle seat so there is no guarantee of a window seat.
Window seats can not be pre booked.
Flights may also have to be cancelled due to bad weather. Should you not be able to
reschedule your flight, a full refund will be given through your agent (if pre-booked)
on return to your domicile should you not be able to fly at another time.
Helicopter is also a disability friendly activity.
There is a maximum weight of 120 kg per person, however flight rearrangements
may still be made to accommodate the client exceeding this limit.
Videos & Photos:
Professional personalized video production and photographs of the flight are available
for viewing and purchase at the end of your flight.