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Top Helicopter Tours In South Florida

Like many major cities around the United States and outlying territories, it's very possible to live somewhere and have never seen it in its entire splendor. South Florida is no exception, as it boasts amazing views, oceanic landscape and city skylines in some of the most in-demand cities in the nation. Residents find it hard to explore their own territory with the busy hustle and bustle that one can expect in such a developed state, as well as when dealing with traffic, jammed-pack full of tourists, college drivers and daily commutes. One way to get around this and simply enjoy the serenity of the land would be touring the state from above. Here are the five best places to do just that in South Florida.
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Air Adventures
3471 S. Roosevelt Blvd.
Key West, FL 33040
(844) 246-3594

Offering five unique experiences, Air Adventures has recently added a new helicopter to their fleet of quality choppers and invites tourists to embark on adventure, with pricing starting at just $69 per person. Embracing the beauty of what Key West has to offer, tours deliver elegance and wonder, as passengers marvel at the view that includes "sea turtles, dolphins and stingrays," as well as "parts of the island that are only accessible by air and sea."

For passengers attending early-morning flights around the island, a morning brunch at Sarabeth's is encouraged. Guests are given a voucher for free mimosas or campaign cocktails. All tours require a two-person minimum and have a three-person maximum. Children ages 24 months and younger ride free if sitting on an adult's lap, giving young children the opportunity to enjoy safe travels at an early age!

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Miami VIP Tours
18660 Collins Ave., Suite 104
Sunny Isles, FL 33160
(888) 525-6454

Providing guests with the views of Miami that they have only seen on the Silver Screen, Miami VIP Tours provides prestigious and private helicopter tours of the Magic City Skyline, allowing patrons to absorb the wonder of Miami. Whether it's a night out on the town or a romantic day trip, Miami VIP Helicopter Tours has been a leading air charter service, providing guests with luxury service and splendor with flights starting at $280 and providing a luxury shuttle from the hotel to the takeoff site. Providing more than helicopter tours, Miami VIP Tours also offers yacht and limousine service from West Palm Beach to Miami's South Beach.

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Florida Coast To Coast Helicopters, Inc.
Pompano Beach Air Park – KPMP
1101 NE 10th St., Hangar 11
Pompano Beach, FL 33060
(954) 943-5353

Originally known to South Floridians for its location at the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, the FCCHI moved to its new helicopter-friendly location in 2009, expanding upon its premiere and affordable service lines while boasting brand new helicopters. Providing tours with class and charisma, flights are provided on both a per seat basis or in a private setting, allowing for package deals starting as low as $56 per person or as high as $235 for a full cabin reservation, reputable as some of the most affordable flights in the South Florida region. They even allow flights as short as 15 minutes through a metered charter.

Unlike many quality helicopter charters in Florida, Coast-to-Coast also provides chartering with the lower 48 states and throughout the Caribbean, permitting up to six guests per flight, based on helicopter rental. Not only does Florida Coast-to-Coast provide helicopter touring and charters, they also provide aerial photography sessions and flight training programs for commercial and private pilots and in accordance with the FAA.

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South Beach Helicopters
7201 South Airport Road
Pembroke Pines, FL 33023
(786) 502-5757

Providing quality assurance through FAA-certified helicopters, everybody is a VIP at South Beach Helicopters, with customized landing and air-conditioned charters. Friendly, professional and fun, South Beach Helicopters provides personalized touring experiences in the South Florida region and top-of-the-line safety in transport with a very experienced pilot. With specialty tours for aerial photography and video, a variety of media professionals and celebrities have flown SBH during filming. Whether touring the South Florida home-base, flying to visit Mickey Mouse in Orlando or "island-hopping" in the keys, South Beach Helicopters provides quality service that is well worth its pricing.  They even provide transportation from the guest's car to their helicopter pad in style!

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602 Southwest 77th Way
Pembroke Pines, FL 33023

More than just a website, is an extremely affordable and adventurous fleet of helicopters providing tours and ground servicing to guests in the South Florida area. With quite a few packages, based on mileage and custom destinations, provides amazing views of some of Florida's hottest destinations, including the Dolphin's stadium, Miami Skyline and serene lighthouse locations. For those traveling in prestige, will travel to International locations upon special request. Whether a romantic night on the town or a curious getaway, is definitely a tour for the whole family.

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Jessica N. Abraham-Hogan is the owner of Shorty Produkshins in Orlando, Florida, and specializes in Social Branding and Public Relations for both the Professional Services Industry and Entertainment Business. Over the last 13 years, she has worked with many publications and has created branded content for multiple organizations, Globally.
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