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30 Minute Helicopter Tour of London for Two
30 Minute Helicopter Tour of London for Two

Enjoy a new perspective of our bustling capital city with a fantastic half hour sightseeing tour of London

Starting in Essex, hop into an AS355 helicopter and enjoy a thrilling vertical take-off before heading over Emerald countryside to the heart of the capital

Enjoy breathtaking views of the meandering river Thames, as well as celebrated London attractions such as Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament and the EDF Energy London Eye before heading away to land

A truly novel way to see the city!

Price: £300
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Availability: Flights operate most Saturdays and Sundays from the end of January through to December. Weather: This is a weather dependent activity, mainly due to wind speeds and cloud base above the ground. It is crucial that you call the venue before setting out to check conditions. All cancellations will be rebooked directly with the venue. Duration: Flight time lasts for up to 30 minutes from engines-on to engines-off. You also have a 15 to 30 minute safety briefing before your flight so please arrive 30 minutes in advance of your booked time to ensure a prompt start. Numbers On Day: This experience is for two people but you will share the helicopter with up to three other passengers. Spectators: Spectators are welcome to watch you take off and land. A pair of binoculars or a camera will come in handy. Dress Code: Please bear in mind that the helicopter can get quite warm and dress accordingly. Bring sunblock and a hat in summer. Sunglasses are recommended all year round. Guidelines: Exit M25 at J 26 onto A121 Loughton and Epping. At the relevant roundabout take B172 Theydon Bois. Go through the village onto Abridge and in Abridge turn left at t-junction and continue for a mile. The airport is on the right with parking available. Excel Charter operate from the third hangar past the security barrier on the right. Restrictions: Min age 16, max weight 17 stone. Wheelchair users need some mobility and must be accompanied by a participating adult. Pregnant women under seven months must get medical ok. Pregnant women seven months and over are not permitted to fly. Other Info: The venue is a CAA licenced operator and a member of the British Helicopter Advisory Board (BHAB). Photo ID (e.g. passport/photo driving licence) to be produced on the day.

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