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“Umissable!”
Review of United Air Charter

United Air Charter
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Owner description: Come to Livingstone Zambia and view one of the seven natural wonders of the world - the magnificent VICTORIA FALLS. Also known as "Mosi Oa Tunya" - the smoke that thunders - the Victoria Falls is one of the most spectacular sights in the world and you will be able to view this amazing waterfall from the comfort of one of our helicopters. This experience will definitely qualify as the flight of your life as you embark on the "Flight of Angels". The pilot will orbit to the right and left, enabling passengers on both sides of the helicopter to photograph and view the mighty Victoria Falls. Once completed you will proceed upriver to Long Island and the Mosi Oa Tunya National Park where you may spot some of Africa's large game.
Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Umissable!”
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The falls were in full flow thanks to the recent rains, but you can't get away from the fact that you can only see one third of the falls from the Zambian side. The helicopter flight is therefore a brilliant way to see their full majesty. We opted for the 15-minute flight, which sounds short, but for that you get several passes over the falls from both the Zambian and Zimbabwean sides, as well as a quick sprint upriver and over the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. Everything ran like clockwork, delivered by friendly and efficient staff. A truly wonderful experience!

Visited February 2017
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Lusaka, Zambia
1 review
“Amazing cant wait to come with my family”
Reviewed 22 February 2017

there is nothing like it. its a completely different view of the falls which is one of the wonders of the world.

Visited February 2017
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Rockville Centre, New York
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126 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Wow”
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

At first, I was hesitant of this tour for its price for 15 mins of time. Within 3 minutes I got my moneys worth. This was an amazing time, smoothest ride and out of this world views. DONT MISS. Wish I did the ride sooner. Gives you a great prespective and layout of the area. Well worth it and frankly I didnt go for the tour that included the gorge run and now I wish I did. Once in a lifetime experience..!!!

Visited February 2017
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Nairobi, Kenya
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191 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“WOW WOW WOW”
Reviewed 17 February 2017

We were picked up from the Royal Livingstone Hotel by a vehicle sent by United Air Charter for a short 15 minute drive to the Helipad. Quick check in and saftey briefing, and we were escorted to the awaiting Eurocopter.

We were lucky that we got the two front seats, from where the views were incredible. The nice thing about the Eurocopter was the bubble windows that gave panoramic views.

15 minute flight, with the pilot explaining the Falls, and we had 2 clockwise, and two anti-clockwise circuits of the Falls. Was breathtakingly beautiful.

Soon we were down, and then offered to buy a Video of our experience for US$40 (too expensive after having spent around US$170 pp).

Would suggest you make this your first activity, so you have a better perspective of the area when you are doing ground based activities.

Visited February 2017
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London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Long flight over Victoria Falls”
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Wonderful helicopter flight over the falls and through the gorge. Worth taking the 30 minute flight. Got a full view of the falls and the trip in the gorge was spectacular.

Visited February 2017
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