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The London Helicopter

1 Bridges Court | The POD Building, London SW11 3BB, England
+44 20 7887 2626
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The London Helicopter offers an opportunity to experience the unrivalled views of the Capital City from above, with the added enjoyment of a helicopter flight. From a central London location you can soar above the hustle and bustle, taking in some of the cities most famous and historic landmarks, including Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf and many more ... There are 3 different length pre set tours on offer- The London Buzz (12 mins), The London Sights (18 mins) and The London Max - available for private use only (30 mins). Each route takes you over along the River Thames showcasing London's amazing skyline. Seats can be purchased individually, as part of a shared flight or 'exclusively'​ for up to 6 people. The London Helicopter offers the UK’s only online scheduled helicopter sightseeing service.
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1 Bridges Court | The POD Building, London SW11 3BB, England
Clapham / Battersea 
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Thank Steph O
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We took the 18 minute tour which follows the Thames to Canary Wharf and then back to the helipad. It is only around a 10 minute walk from Clapham railway station which in turn is 10-15 mins from Waterloo Station. The staff were very helpful...More

Thank RLionheart
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thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

Thank you so much for choosing to fly with us and also for telling others about your experience. We are really pleased that you both enjoyed the trip. We hope to see you again. All the best Team TLH

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

As I like experiences not “things” this was my birthday present. Efficient informative pre flight check in and safety briefing Pilot calm and reassuring and v informative Great way to see from Putney to Greenwich in 20 min Flew near so many iconic sites following...More

Thank Ian G
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thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for taking the time to tell others about your experience and we are privileged to have been part of your special day. We are really pleased that you enjoyed the flight. All the very best Team TLH

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

My boyfriend booked this for my birthday and it was an absolutely wonderful gift! We only did the shorter ride but that still took in the main sights and the pilot was very good at pointing out things of interest, talking to us the whole...More

Thank Estrella1982
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thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review and for your kind words. We are very pleased that you loved the experience and hope to see you again. Thanks for booking with us. All the best Team TLH

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I bought my dear mum an 18 minute helicopter flight over London for her Christmas gift last year. It was at the top of her bucket list and she just loved it. She did her nurses training at the old Charing Cross Hospital near Trafalgar...More

1  Thank Shazzy1962
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thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for your kind words, we are incredibly pleased that your Mum enjoyed her trip with us and privilege that you chose to fly with us. Come back again soon All the best Team TLH

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Very professional and friendly staff and a super flight from Battersea to Greenwich and back. I arrived at the heliport 30 minutes before lift-off. After 10 minutes we had our pre-flight briefing. We were two singles and two couples. The other five were British and...More

1  Thank Nils B
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thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for coming to visit us and taking the time to tell others about your experience. We are very pleased that you enjoyed the flight and appreciate your kind words All the best TLH

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

What an incredible way to see London! Sure you can go up in the London Eye, but this take a bird's eye view to a whole new level. I did the 18 Min London Sites tour. You got to see almost all of the major...More

Thank lenanash31
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thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Thank you for choosing to fly with us and thank you for writing about your experience. We thank you for your kind words and are extremely pleased you enjoyed the experience. Hope to see you again :) All the best TLH

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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This was a surprise gift for my wife and we both really enjoyed it. Great views from the helicopter (the pilot points out landmarks great view) and all the staff friendly.

Thank bobleeigo
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thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank for coming to see us and making us part of your celebrations, but mostly thank you for taking the time to tell others about your experience. We are really pleased you both enjoyed the tour All the best TLH

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Do you know how it works? You book 4 seats from 6 in a helicopter flight with 3 another friends and receive all the back side seats - two British tourists having priority to front side ... We are not absurds, everybody wants to stay...More

Thank TheFairClient
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thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

The suggestion that we allocate seats on a priority of particular nationality is completely unfounded. Our business success is based on all/any participants and we have always welcomed this. When booking any of our tours, the seats are allocated by the Pilot and not selected...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I booked a sightseeing tour for my wife's 50th birthday and took my daughter and son for the ride. It was a surprise and they were not disappointed. The views were breathtaking, the pilot very informative. Could not fault a thing. Excellent

Thank steve g
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thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking a tour with us and for writing such a glowing review. We are incredibly pleased that the surprise went down well and all enjoyed the experience. All the best TLH

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Mada E
26 January 2018|
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Response from thelondonhelicopter | Property representative |
Hi, yes the helicopter holds a maximum of 6 people per flight. You can either book individual seats as part of a shared flight or book privately for your party. Many Thanks
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Natasha M
20 August 2017|
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Hi, its very difficult to speculate best months on the weather as its so changeable year on year! Summer months are usually busier and we do cancel less flights due to weather, but no one month stands out year on year as... More
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Yes, prices start from £150 per person for a shared flight (12 mins)
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