Rio de Janeiro: Sightseeing Helicopter Flight


Rio de Janeiro: Sightseeing Helicopter Flight

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From US$ 105.25 per person

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Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime experience as you fly above the city of Rio de Janeiro in a helicopter. Admire the sights of the city on a 6 or 12-minute flight and enjoy a bird's eye view of the beaches, Christ the Redeemer, and/or Sugarloaf Mountain.

About this activity

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Duration 6 - 12 minutes
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Private or small groups available


  • Admire a bird’s eye view of the beautiful city of Rio
  • Immerse yourself in panoramic ocean views
  • Enjoy the unique opportunity to marvel at this vibrant city from the skies
  • Fly over some of Rio's most iconic landmarks and prettiest beaches
Full description
Your aviation adventure begins at Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon, or Sugarloaf (depending on option chosen), where you board the helicopter and set off for a bird's eye view tour of Rio de Janeiro. As you fly over this vibrant city, admire unforgettable panoramic views of the landscape below, and appreciate this truly unique experience. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to marvel at the beaches, mountains, and iconic landmarks of the city from the skies. There are 4 options to choose from when booking your helicopter tour.
  • Helicopter flight
  • Local taxes, fees and surcharges
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Foods and drinks
  • Professional photos
  • Cable car ticket to Urca Hill - Sugarloaf Tourist Complex (for options leaving from Sugarloaf)

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • There is a minimum of 3 people per flight. In the unlikely event that the minimum is not reached, you will be offered to wait for more people to arrive, to purchase the empty seats, or a full refund
  • It is recommended to call the supplier beforehand to check if weather conditions will prevent the helicopter from flying on that day
  • For a private flight, please book the tour for 3-4 people
  • All helicopter flights are subject to favorable weather conditions. It is recommended to book for your first available day in Rio and keep an alternative day free so that you have maximum flexibility onto the next available date
  • Your flight time may be different from the one requested
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 17 reviews

Review summary

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Bloquer entre deux personnes impossible de voir quoi que ce soit ou de prendre une photo potable.

March 20, 2023


March 10, 2020

Absolutely first-class.

March 7, 2020

Product ID: 255572