Busch Gardens and Alafia River Helicopter Tour Tour from Tampa
Depart from:Tampa, FL
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Enjoy a helicopter tour around Tampa including fly-bys of Busch Gardens, Alafia River, and downtown Tampa. See nearby sites from overhead, like the rollercoasters and wildlife at Busch Gardens, and the skyscrapers of the big city.
Route of flight: Approximately 25 miles, 15 mins
Tour requires minimum of two passengers to operate
Child rates apply to those who are 2 yrs old and
over. Children under 4 must be accompanied by an adult and children pay full
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Depart to the West, enjoying a view of the most
elaborate homes of Davis Island and Bayshore
Blvd as you turn North towards Downtown Tampa.
View the St. Pete Times Forum, the Florida
Aquarium, University of Tampa, and all of the
skyscrapers from just above rooftop level.
Continue North over Ybor City and the Hillsborough
River on your way to Busch Gardens where you will
see Roller Coasters and some of the world’s
most exotic animals including giraffes, antelopes,
Turning back, you will fly over
Downtown Tampa one more time before dropping
down low over the Port of Tampa to search for
wildlife in the Alafia River.
This city on Tampa Bay is host to a variety of activities and a wonderful sunny climate. It serves as home field for more than five professional sports teams, and is also the location of Busch Gardens in Florida.
Busch Gardens Tampa is an African-themed zoological themepark located in central Florida. In addition to spectacular animal attractions, such as the open-roaming, 29-acre Serengeti Plains exhibit, the park is home to twenty-four rides, including a roller coasters and three water rides.
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri 10:00am - 6:00pm, Sat - Sun 9:30am - 7:00pm
Departure & Return
Departure: Peter O. Knight Airport
Hours of operation:
9 AM - 6 PM
Inclusions & Exclusions
Guided helicopter tour
Commentary in English
Flights require a minimum of two passengers.
Children aged 4 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Individual travelers can ride alone by paying an additional fee on the day of flight. Every effort will be made to place individual travelers on a tour with an available seat, but this is not guaranteed
Due to weight and balance restrictions, the helicopters cannot accommodate passengers weighing more than 300 pounds (136 kg). For groups of three passengers, total passenger load may not exceed 600 pounds (272 kg).
Security Requirements: Must have a valid photo ID (i.e. Passport or Drivers License)
Guests must check all bags with security. No handbags or carry ons will be allowed on the flight.
Guests must walk through a metal detector
Guests must pay a mandatory heliport security fee of $2.50, per person
All purchases are subject to re-confirmation within 2-3 business days after booking. Please do not book the airline tickets until you received the confirmation.
Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your e-ticket. You must print and bring e-ticket(s) on your trip, as they serve as proof of purchase.
Terms & Condition
All sales are final and attract 100% cancellation penalties.
Prices may vary and are subject to availability by season, weekend, and/or holiday.
While we will make every effort to maintain a regular operation, we reserve the right to cancel a scheduled trip and issue a full refund to affected customers under special circumstances.