Soar above Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains as you take in unbeatable views from the comfort of a helicopter. Scenic Helicopter Tours provides guests with an entirely new way to explore western North Carolina, Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, the Blue Ridge Mountains, and more. Choose from three different tours The Asheville Experience, Epic Blue Ridge Explorer, or the Ultimate Chimney Rock Adventure, to experience all that Asheville offers.
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There is a maximum of three (3) passengers per tour. Parties greater than three passengers will be split up into separate flights.What time should I arrive for my scheduled flight?
Please arrive about 15-20 minutes prior to flight time to allow time for the safety briefing.Is there an age limit?
There is no age limit. Children ages 23 months and under qualify as a lap child. So, if you don’t mind them riding in your lap, they can ride at no extra charge.Can persons with disabilities take a flight?
Yes, there is limited wheelchair accessibility.What should I bring?
You don’t need to bring anything apart from your camera for taking video and photos. You may also bring your cellphone for taking photos. It is also suggested to wear comfortable shoes, and dark-colored clothing for taking better photos. Light-colored clothing reflects on the transparent windows and can cause undesirable flares in your photos.Where is Scenic Helicopter Tours located?
Scenic Helicopter Tours' Asheville office is located near the Asheville Airport at 240 Wright Brothers Way, Fletcher, NC 28732Is there a weight limit?
Maximum per passenger/per-seat weight limit is 300 lbs. (total combined weight not to exceed 550lbs max total weight). Per FAA regulations and in the interest of passenger safety, all passengers must be weighed at check-in. Only the flight crew will have access to passenger weights, and all information will be kept confidential.Is it appropriate to tip the pilot?
Pilot gratuities are accepted and greatly appreciated.Can pets come along for the ride?
No. FAA regulations strictly prohibit animals on board any helicopter flight.