Soar high over Tampa on an adventure unlike any other on one of Tampa Bay Helicopters' exciting tours. Fly over downtown Tampa Bay, Manatee River, Busch Gardens, and more. Search for aquatic life, including manatees and Bottlenose Dolphins. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you all about the sights you are seeing as you fly over the city and the water. Tampa Bay Helicopters is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. every day, except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Your tour will depart from and arrive back at Peter O. Knight Airport, and you should plan thirty to sixty minutes on-site and in the air. There are several different tour options to choose from. Pick a tour that flies over the city, Busch Gardens, or the river, and always receive a beautiful and exciting sightseeing journey.
When you take any of the many exciting helicopter tours, you are in for a treat. Your unique experience over the city of Tampa is one you will be recommending to all your friends. Each guide and each tour takes you on an impressive journey that is unlike any other. The sights you will see below, around, and above you will take your breath away and leave you wanting more.
Tampa Bay & Davis Island Helicopter Tour
This tour lasts approximately eight minutes and starts with a ride over Davis Island and Bayshore Boulevard. Pass Downtown Tampa and see the beautiful sights of the city, before making your way east to Port of Tampa.
Tampa Bay & Downtown Helicopter Tour
On the 9 minute Tampa Bay and Downtown Tour, you have an even more spectacular view of the sights. Start your tour with the chance to see the unique architecture of the Davis Island and Bayshore Boulevard homes. This time, turn north and see St. Pete Times Forum, the Florida Aquarium, and the University of Tampa, all located in Downtown Tampa.
Busch Gardens & Alafia River Helicopter Tour
If you're a roller coaster enthusiast, then this 20 minute helicopter tour is for you. You will start your tour with the view of the elaborate homes of Davis Island and Bayshore Boulevard, then turn towards Downtown Tampa. St. Pete Times Forum, the Florida Aquarium, University of Tampa, and the skyscrapers come into view below you, before you turn north over Ybor City and the Hillsborough River.
Tampa Bay Sunset Helicopter Tour
This romantic tour starts with the Downtown Tampa area, including the St. Pete Times Forum, the Florida Aquarium, University of Tampa, and the skyscrapers, in view as you soar through the skies at rooftop level. Pass Ybor City and the Hillsborough River underneath for an even further look into the city, and then make your way to Busch Gardens for the opportunity to see roller coasters zipping down the tracks and exotic wildlife animals roaming their habitats.
Tampa Bay Downtown & Little Manatee River Helicopter Tour
Wildlife fans celebrate, as they have the opportunity to see over five hundred dolphins and manatees in Tampa Bay on this 25 minute helicopter tour. Depart to the west from Peter O. Knight Airport, and see all of the beautiful homes on the shoreline of Davis Island and Bayshore Boulevard. Turn east over Downtown Tampa, then fly low and fast over Hillsborough and Tampa Bay.
Tampa Bay Downtown & Fort De Soto Helicopter Tour
Journey past Davis Island, Downtown Tampa, Tampa Bay, Fort De Soto, Saint Petersburg, and more on a 45 minute tour. You will begin your travels with the beautiful view of the Davis Island shoreline homes, before heading towards Downtown Tampa. As St. Pete Times Forum, the Florida Aquarium, the University of Tampa, and the other city buildings come into view, you will receive a different kind of Tampa experience.