Belize City and Reef Helicopter Tour
Fly over the city of Belize and be amazed by the beautiful views. This second-to-none journey will take you to explore the best of Belize’s Barrier Reef. Keep your eyes open too; you maybe one of the lucky few who gets to see sharks, dolphins, sting rays, manatees or crocodiles along the way.This unique flight seeing tour takes you to see Belize City from the air and ground as few people have seen it, you will first take a short ground tour of Belize City on your way to the heliport. Enjoy a bird's-eye view of downtown, the Baron Bliss Lighthouse, the Tourist Village and the Swing Bridge. This second-to-none journey will take you to explore the best of Belize’s Barrier Reef. Keep your eyes open too; you maybe one of the lucky few who gets to see sharks, dolphins, sting rays, manatees or crocodiles along the way.
Next you will head east to view the longest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere, stretching for more than 185 miles along the coast and extending 50 miles offshore, the barrier reef complex in Belize is a true treasure among the coral reef communities of the Caribbean. Your tour will take you to Northern Drowned Caye, Shallow Caye, Drowned Caye, St. George’s Caye, Gallows Point, among others. The tour will take you for a second-to-none journey to explore the best of Belize’s barrier reef. Soaring high above the barrier reef, incredibly views of cayes on route, you will marvel at vistas seen only by few!
Total Flight Time: 30 minutes Approximate.
Cost: $ 250.00 USD per person ** Minimum 3 passengers **
Astrum Helicopters offers helicopter services in Belize:
* Helicopter Tours* Helicopter Transfers * Aerial Photography & FilmPrimarily, we operate custom private tours, we design a custom tour for our guests depending on the destinations you want to visit (Belize City, Reef, San Pedro, Blue Hole, Turneffe Islands, Glovers Reef, 1000 ft Falls, Victoria Peak, etc). Other Helicopter Adventures
Blue Hole Tour
Explore two of the three atolls in Belize, fly over the largest Barrier Reef in the Western Hemisphere and second largest in the world as you head to Turneffe Islands. Your adventure will venture into the open ocean heading towards the Lighthouse Reef Atoll. The Blue Hole is the largest ocean sink hole in the world a 1,000 ft in diameter collapsed underground carven.
Total Flight Time: 1.4 hrs Approximate Cost: From $ 1,700.00 USD for up to 4 passengers.
Victoria Peak and Waterfalls
This adventure takes you to see the Mayan Mountain Rivers, Valleys and Waterfalls. Fly over the 1,000 foot falls, which is actually 1,600 feet tall, making it the longest waterfall in Central America, from the helicopter, you will get a view of the entire falls.
After viewing all these amazing waterfalls, you will head up across the Mountain Pine Ridge area to have a bird’s eye view at the second-highest elevation in Belize, Victoria Peak at 3,675 feet high surrounded by tropical rainforest.
Total Flight Time: 1.6 hrs Approximate Cost: From $ 2,000.00 USD for up to 4 passengers.
The Maya Ruins Of Altun Ha & Lamanai
Discover the ancient Maya Site of Altun Ha from above, it looks so peaceful yet magnificent. Your journey into the Maya civilization continues you will fly to Maya Ruins of Lamanai and enjoy breathtaking aerial view of the Maya Site, followed by a private tour of the site. Your guide will give you a unique insight to the details of this amazing place.
Total Flight Time: 1.2 hrs. Total Tour Time: 6 hrs. Approximate Cost: From $ 2,000.00 USD for up to 4 passengers.
Cave Tubing & Canopy Tour
Your flight takes you over the winding Sibun River with its many twist and turns. You will then fly to Ian Anderson's Caves Branch where you will venture into your Cave Tubing Adventure. Next at Bak-A-Bush's Lost World you will Soar along five traverses ranging between 105-500 feet long above the floor of the densely populated forest stretching upwards for sunlight peeking through the rim of the cave.
Total Flight Time: 1.2 hrs. Total Tour Time: 6 hrs. Approximate Cost: From $ 2,350.00 USD for up to 4 passengers.
Mountains, Waterfalls, Xunantunich & Horseback Riding
Travel to the Mayan Mountains Rivers, Valleys and Waterfalls. You will fly over the 1,000 foot falls and five other breathtaking waterfalls. Your adventure will then fly over the Xunantunich Maya Ruins and land in our private heliport in Chaa Creek. Next, your horseback riding tour traverses the trails of the Chaa Creek Nature Reserve through sub-tropical broadleaf forest past ancient Maya sites.
Total Flight Time: 2.0 hrs. Total Tour Time: 6 hrs. Approximate Cost: From $ 3,100.00 USD for up to 4 passengers.
Caves & Caves
This unique adventure takes you to explore two amazing caves. At Barton Creek you will glide through a remote underground water cave system in a canoe equipped with a powerful spotlight. Next, you will travel to explore the Lost Maya Caves, you will get dirty and wet as you travel through different levels of the Mayan Underworld, by-way-of “via-ferrata”, zip-lines, swinging suspension bridges and an exciting rappel down a cliff face.
Total Flight Time: 1.7 hrs. Total Tour Time: 5:30 hrs. Approximate Cost: From $ 2,750.00 USD for up to 4 passengers.
Any of the tours can me modified as needed, we can also pick up, stop or drop off in our heliport at Old Belize where passengers can have lunch, drinks or a snack. We can also arrange any helicopter transfer into any of the airports in Belize or to any of our private heliports. The helicopter transfer can be combined with a tour depending on your travel plans.
Our helicopters are based in Belize City, transfers to any destination will be charged a ferry to/from Belize City.
Helicopter Transfers Destinations
* Azul Resort, Ambergris Caye
* Cayo Espanto, Ambergris Caye
* San Pedro, Ambergris Caye
* Mata Chica Resort, Ambergris Caye
* Victoria House, Ambergris Caye
* Turneffe Island Lodge, Turneffe Islands
* Turneffe Flats, Turneffe Islands
* Isla Marisol, Glovers Reef
* Chaa Creek Resort, Cayo District
* Placencia, Stann Creek District
* Ian Anderson's Cave Branch, Cayo District
* Blancaneaux Lodge, Cayo District
(also available transfers between Blancaneaux Lodge and Turttle Inn)
* Ka'ana Boutique Resort, Cayo District
* Maruba Resort, Belize District
* Hopkins Bay, Stan Creek District
* Belizean Dreams, Stan Creek District
Any existing airport in Belize.
Astrum Helicopters operates the Bell 206 helicopter family of turbine powered rotary wing aircraft, which is renowned and considered to be the safest, most reliable aircraft of any kind flying throughout the world. The spacious cabin offers a seating configuration ideally suited for tours, corporate and executive transport.
The Bell 206 B Jet Ranger is a 5 place helicopter with an average cruise speed of 100 mph, range of 330 miles and an endurance of 3 hours and 15 minutes.
The Bell 206 L Long Ranger is a 7 place helicopter with an average cruise speed of 110 mph, range of 330 miles and an endurance of 3 hours.