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The London Helicopter

1 Bridges Court | The POD Building, London SW11 3BB, England
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Private Tour: Helicopter Flight in London
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1 Bridges Court | The POD Building, London SW11 3BB, England
Clapham / Battersea 
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff super friendly, its professional and well organized. The views are stunning and the pilot takes the time to point out great things like the Royal Observatory. The best of London in my book!

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

WOULD NOT RECOMMEND!! My wife and I take a heli tour every time we go abroad on holiday or on special occasions. From LA to Reykjavik to South Korea, we enjoy visiting different cities from above. This time we travelled from Scotland to London to...More

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thelondonhelicopter, General Manager at The London Helicopter, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

After the obvious disappointment with your flight, we have got in touch via email so that we might understand exactly what it was, that has left you feeling so let down by the experience? My colleague advised that she made a point to come and...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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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longreach27
27 June 2016|
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Yes, prices start from £150 per person for a shared flight (12 mins)
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