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Skyward Tours Around The World

Friday, August 10th, 2012

“When once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” — Leonardo da Vinci

Just as Leonardo so wisely wrote over 500 years ago, so is true today of the inspiration of soaring through the vast skies. Don’t limit your ventures to land-locked excursions, travel friends. Airplane Tours and Helicopter Tours really are worth every penny (and more) for the unbeatable thrills and the amazing memories you’ll treasure for a lifetime. We hand select the very best airplane tour operators around the world, with a focus on safety. We are sure you will find our airplane tours are the very best available. Climb aboard and let your dreams take flight!

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Seaplane Flight over San Francisco

On our Champagne Seaplane Flight over San Francisco, you will board the seaplane and head out to the coast. As you sip your champagne and watch the sun head toward the horizon, this romantic flight cruises down the coast and over the Golden Gate Bridge and over San Francisco. Sights (weather permitting) include: Mill Valley, Mount Tamalpais, Pacific Coast, Golden Gate Bridge, Downtown San Francisco, Bay Bridge, Pier 39, Alcatraz Island, Angel Island, Tiburon, Belvedere, and Sausalito.

Scenic Airplane Flight from La Spezia Italy

We would also recommend our Cinque Terre Scenic Airplane Flight with Lunch from La Spezia Italy. Enjoy a flight which takes you first over the beautiful Gulf of Poets with stunning views of the villages of Tellaro, Lerici and Portovenere and their impressive churches and fortresses. You will also see the islands of Palmaria and Tino with its beautiful lighthouse, which is closed to the public and spectacularly visible only during this flight. And then you will reach the area of the Cinque Terre! This stunning experience offers strong impressions that will become the highlight of your trip! After the flight, a delicious light lunch with an assortment of local specialities in the cozy Osteria awaits.

Seaplane Sightseeing Tour in Dubai

Our Seaplane Sightseeing Tour in Dubai provides incredible views of Dubai’s most iconic landmarks including The Palm Jumeirah, The Burj Khalifa, The World Islands, Burj Al Arab, Historic Dubai Creek, Port Rashid and much more. The tour ascends to 1,500 feet to give you an aerial view of the world-famous hotels, The Palms Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Burj Al Arab Hotel.

Come fly with us in one of the many cities that we serve. Book tickets online and save or call us toll free at 800-409-3192 for assistance with reservations, group bookings, and private airplane charter services. We look forward to providing you with excellent customer service.

We’ll close with this jazzy evening helicopter ride in New York City. Cheers! ;)

Sea & Sky Tours at the Magic Isle

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

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Maui, nicknamed “The Magic Isle,” is certainly a gorgeous gem of the Hawaiian Islands. It seems most befitting that the flower of Maui is the Lokelani, meaning “heavenly rose.” Maui is the second largest of the Hawaiian Islands, located approximately 21 degrees north of the equator in the most isolated land in the world. The nearest land mass to Hawaii is San Francisco, approximately 2,400 miles away. Of the total of more than 100 islands in Hawaii, only eight are considered major islands – Ni’ihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Maui, Lanai, Kaho’olawe, and the Big Island of Hawaii – and only seven of those islands are inhabited. Anytime of year is a good time to visit Maui. The average temperature is between 75˚-85˚ F throughout the year. Maui reaches from sea level to 10,023 feet, to the summit of a dormant volcano, Haleakalä. Sugar, pineapple, cattle, and agriculture are a few of Maui’s major industries, with tourism at the top of the list. Maui’s world-famous beauty attracts tons of recreation activities, including golfing, horseback riding, hiking, whale-watching, nautical adventures, and helicopter tours!

Legend has it that the island of Maui was named after the Native Hawaiian demigod Maui, who pulled up the Hawaiian islands from deep out of the ocean with a magic fishhook linked to the heavens. After the islands were pulled out, the chord broke from the heavens, and the magic fishhook sank down into the ocean, lost forever. There is no better way to explore the mysteries of the deep, see the underwater coral beauty of Maui, and meet a colorful array of marine life located only in Hawaii than to take an underwater voyage. Hawaii’s coral reefs, the “rainforests of the sea,” are incredibly diverse ecological communities. With nothing more than a mask an a snorkel, you’ll be in a whole new world.

I’d like to invite you on the Molokini Snorkel & Turtle Town Morning Adventure from Maui, a perfect opportunity to discover the rich foundations of Maui’s birth and meet its tropical underwater locals. Climb aboard the Pride of Maui, a state-of-the-art 65 foot catamaran famous for her stability and comfort. Relax as you cruise in style to two beautiful diving destinations. The tour includes an Island-style continental breakfast, two snorkeling stops, a delicious lunch, snorkeling gear, and instructions. You’ll visit Molokini, a crescent shaped caldera that is a protected marine sanctuary. The waters are calm and clear, which is perfect for scuba diving, snuba diving, and snorkeling. You will also visit Turtle Town, known for its beautiful lava formations and Hawaiian Green Sea Turtles.

If you’d like to dive even deeper, then take a once-in-a-lifetime undersea adventure on our Atlantis Submarine Tour! It is the world’s first and most technologically advanced passenger submarine. Journey into a spectacular blue world more than 130 feet below the surface in spacious air-conditioned comfort. You will see the majestic natural coral reefs and Hawaiian marine life. From December through May, you can enjoy whale watching during the ship-to-shore journey. Reservations are HIGHLY recommended for this popular tour!

The Island of Maui is also called the “Valley Isle” for the large isthmus between its northwestern and southeastern volcanoes and the numerous large valleys carved into the mountains. Explore deep, meandering valleys set in the rainforest of the ancient West Maui Mountains. Knife-edged ridges with mist-shrouded peaks separate the spectacular valleys. Waterfalls cascade down from towering cliffs into the streams running along the rainforest floor. Take off on the Maui Spectacular Helicopter Tour to soar with a bird’s eye view to see the rainforests and waterfalls of the West Maui Mountains, Hana, and the Haleakala Crater. You’ll also enjoy a 20-minute landing and refreshments at Ulupalakua Ranch. Every West Maui Mountains tour is unique!

Discover the best of both worlds on our West Maui Island Deluxe Helicopter Tour & Submarine Adventure. Experience Maui under the sea as well as above it! Take in views from above, inaccessible by land and discover lush green rainforests, cascading waterfalls and a dormant volcano. Then, marvel at Hawaii’s unique underwater paradise aboard a high-tech 48-passenger submarine. View fascinating coral reefs and their inhabitants as you explore the ocean more than 100 feet below. Every dive is a new adventure!

From heavenly summit views to pristine beaches and thriving nautical life, there are plenty of reasons why Maui has been voted “Best Island” by travelers for years. Discover your own reasons to love Maui with Maui Tours. Feel free to call us at 888-321-3650 to answer your questions and help book your favorite tours. From breath-taking sunrises atop Haleakala Crater to the scenic Road to Hana, your adventures in Maui promise to be unforgettable. It’s no wonder why thousands of whales migrate directly to Maui year after year. One visit to the Magic Isle, and you might annually join them.

Aerial Views of the Grand Canyon

Monday, August 17th, 2009

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Of all the ways to see the Grand Canyon, the helicopter tours are a favorite of many. The Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour With Lunch from Flagstaff can be taken in 30 or 45 minute increments and comes with a full-day luxury coach tour from Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon. You will pass the snowcapped San Francisco Peaks and the Aspen Groves as you travel to Tusayan.

Entrance fees to Grand Canyon National Park are included in the price of tickets, and your helicopter ride will take you through the Dragon Corridor upon entering the park.You will also have a gourmet lunch at the Yavapai or Maswik Lodge followed by a walk along the South Rim for a spectacular view and a visit to the historic Watchtower Observatory.Then you will head out along the Little Colorado River Gorge for an incredible view of the Painted Desert on the Navajo Reservation.At the conclusion of the tour, you will stop at the historic Cameron Trading Post.

This is a wonderful way to see the Grand Canyon and its magnificent red rocks.The tour lasts 9 hours in its entirety and includes a full narration by an experienced and knowledgeable guide.Do not miss this chance to see gorgeous aerial views of the red rocks and to capture the experience on film.Visit www.flagstafftours.com for more details.

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours

Grand Canyon Helicopter Tours

In New York, the Sky is the Limit!

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

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Traveling with kids to the Big Apple sometimes requires creative planning, especially when looking for something unique to do that doesn’t involve endless hours of walking as tourist trips often do.  Since children are often easily bored, you will need something that can hold a child’s attention but that will not last all day.  Luckily, there are plenty of options in the city that can fit both your interests and your schedule. 

Tours run every half hour from 11:00 am – 3:30 pm so you are able to pick the time that works best for your group.  I will point out, however, that helicopter tours in New York book up fast.  It is best to plan well in advance of your trip so your dates of choice will not be sold out.  You definitely don’t want to miss out on this once in a lifetime experience!

Visit www.NYTours.us for more info on this tour and many amazing others.

 

Heli Tours of St. Augustine

Monday, February 16th, 2009

If you have never had the privilege of taking a helicopter tour, now is your chance.  On your next visit to St. Augustine, Florida, make seeing the city from above a top priority for you and your loved ones and you will not regret it.

On the Helicopter Tour of Porpoise Point & Old Downtown from St. Augustine, you will get a bird’s eye view of St. Augustine and the beaches of northern Florida.  Not only will you get to catch all the city highlights, but you can also scope out the area for boats and dolphins.  You may even see a dolphin or two jumping up out of the water as if to welcome you to the area.  The view of the coastline is amazing, and you will get down close to it as you whip across the beaches and over to Porpoise Point.  Some of the sights you will see along the way include the St. Augustine Lighthouse, Castillo de San Marcos, Flagler College, and Bridge of Lions.  When all is said and done, you will have covered 16-17 miles of ground!

For a slightly more comprehensive tour, take the Helicopter Tour of Fort Matanzas and Old Downtown in St Augustine.  This trip, which covers much of the same area as the aforementioned tour, also incorporates Menendez Park, Fort Matanzas, and Conch Island along with several other important landmarks.  Children and adults will love the feeling of being scooped up and carried across the magnificent coastline as they look down over the sparkling water below and admire its brilliance.

There are several other heli tour options, including the Romantic Sunset Helicopter Tour which is often used for wedding proposals and other special occasions.  No matter which one you choose, you are in for a great adventure as you check out one of America’s oldest cities.

For more information on helicopter tours like those mentioned above, visit www.staugustinetours.net.

Living it Up in D-Town

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Dallas is the third-largest city in Texas and the ninth-largest city in the US.  It is home to the Dallas Cowboys and the well-known Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.  When traveling to the Dallas area, it is a great idea to plan ahead and book spaces on some of the many tours and activities offered.  You can take an adventure tour, go duck hunting, or fly over the area in a helicopter.  The possibilities go on and on.

For a unique experience, take Keith & Margo’s Ultimate Mystery Dinner Adventure at Old Mill Inn in Dallas.  This interactive show is a great nighttime activity to take loved ones to on a special occasion, and the performers are happy to custom write a part incorporating that into the festivities.  Or, for a romantic twist, take your partner on a Classic Gondola Ride in Dallas.  The ride will take an hour, and this is a great opportunity to spend some quality time with your loved one on an anniversary or any other day.  For an added touch, you can pay to have a personalized message in a bottle made, and it will appear next to your partner at some point during the cruise.

Other travel ideas include goose, turkey, and hog hunting in Seymour, Texas and a visit to a Texas dude ranch.  With so many country western themed activities, you will truly feel like a cowboy or cowgirl by the end of your trip! Just remember to bring along your own gear on the hunting excursions and, as always, have a rootin’ tootin’ good time!

Tours around the Flagstaff Area

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Flagstaff is a city in northern Arizona, once dependent on the railroad, lumber, and ranching industries.Its first permanent settlement was formed in 1876 at the base of Mars Hill.Flagstaff is the home to a major astronomical observatory and an active theater scene, and several festivals take place throughout the year here including the annual Northern Arizona Book Festival which brings several nationally known authors to display their work.

Flagstaff

Flagstaff

The main attraction, located near Flagstaff, is the Grand Canyon.There are many ways to travel to and around the Canyon, including bus, Jeep, airplane, and helicopter tours.The large number of tour offerings also allows you to choose whether you would rather see the Canyon by day or by night where the red rocks appear to light up under the setting sun.The Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour With Lunch from Flagstaff can be taken in 30 or 45 minute increments and comes with a full-day luxury coach tour from Flagstaff to the Grand Canyon. This tour includes admission to Grand Canyon National Park and the Watchtower Observatory, along with a helicopter ride through the Dragon Corridor.Gourmet lunch at Yavapai or Maswik Lodge is also included.At the conclusion of the tour, you will stop at the historic Cameron Trading Post.

For a day out on the water, the Grand Canyon River Rafting Experience from Flagstaff will take you from a designated hotel pick-up spot to Page, Arizona where you will view a video about the Northern Arizona area before climbing into a raft at the base of the Glen Canyon Dam and getting on your way.You will float on the Colorado River for 4 hours in the company of your fellow travelers and a skilled guide, surrounded by incredible views of the area.

If you are staying in the Sedona and Flagstaff area, take the Northern Arizona Scenic Tour in Sedona.This is a full-day activity and includes a Jeep tour featuring many highlights in Sedona and Flagstaff.Sedona’s famous rock formations will be pointed out by a skilled tour guide as you travel north from Sedona to the Colorado Plateau.When you get to Flagstaff you will receive a guided tour of this area as well, known for its institutes of higher education.


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