For a high-flying adventure, add one of our favorite helicopter tours to your next Ker & Downey journey. These excursions are a great way to gain a different perspective and deeper understanding of the world around you. And to get the most out of your helicopter tours, be sure to check out Reid’s helicopter photography tips, which are sure to make your memories stand out, not only in your mind but on your mantle as well.
A thirty-minute helicopter flight over the Linyanti Reserve showcases the expansive and varied scenery of the Northern reaches of Botswana. The pristine wilderness is marked by floodplains and grasslands, palm islands and woodlands, providing varied eco-systems. With flight over the reserve, you have a chance to see a large variety of unique wildlife, birdlife, and plant species that make their home in the Linyanti Reserve.
Take a helicopter flight along the River Thames from London to Oxford where you will be met by your private guide for a day discovery of The City of Dreaming Spires.
Travel to the beaches of Jose Ignacio for a day from Buenos Aires. Enjoy access to all of the exclusive amenities of the Vik properties before flying back to your home base in BA.
From Solio Lodge, you can take a morning helicopter flight over the private concession and up to the remote lakes of Mount Kenya to enjoy breakfast with a view. Anglers can even spend some time fly-fishing for rainbow trout.
Catherine, one of our Luxury Travel Consultants, had a chance to take a helicopter tour over Queenstown and Milford Sound with legendary pilot Alfie Speight. The flight heads over the Remarkable Mountains with incredible views of ancient forests and glittery rivers below. There’s truly nothing like seeing New Zealand’s majestic landscape than from above.
For the best view of Lady Liberty, a private helicopter tour of New York is the only way to go. On our brand new journey to New York, you can customize your helicopter tour of the city to make sure to see all the sights the Big Apple has to offer.
Take flight with a helicopter ride over the Alta River, the best salmon fishing river in Norway and one of the most well-known geological sites in the country. Your flight takes you to the river delta with its fascinating bird life and passes several famous fishing spots where you can drop in your line.
Catch your private helicopter flight around the savannahs of Bogotá toward Villa de Leyva, one of Colombia’s most impressively preserved colonial jewels. Your flight will take you above Chia, Cajicá, Zipaquirá, and Tocancipá, as well as the Guatavita lagoon of the El Dorado legend.
Choquequirao, the Incan site located 9,800 feet above sea level in a remote corner of the Peruvian Andes, just topped the Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2017 Top Regions list. Currently, Choquequirao draws only about 30 people a day during the high season, but Ker & Downey travelers have a unique opportunity to forgo the multi-day hike for an hour and a half helicopter ride from Cusco to its tranquil splendor.
Explore the best of Borneo’s jungles and beaches by private helicopter over eight days. As you fly between the Kinabatangan River area to Danum Valley, Mataking Island, and Kota Kinabalu, keep your eyes open for orangutans and the country’s stunning natural beauty.
Soar in a private helicopter to a hidden Mayan archaeological site for an exclusive glimpse at its treasures with the chief excavator.
Take a scenic helicopter tour around the Matterhorn and its surrounding peaks. Your pilot will point guide you from the Zinalrothorn to the Matterhorn, Lyskamm and finally over the Duforspitze (Monte Rosa) the highest peak in Switzerland.
Kanana | Botswana
From Kanana, take a helicopter up to get an overview of the Okavango Delta. From the air, you’ll get a good perspective at just how large the floodplains are and see the land that can’t be accessed from the ground.
Embark on a helicopter tour from Paris to Versailles. Soar over the Seine river, Bois de Boulogne, and the incredible Versailles palace and receive a stunning bird’s eye view of Trocadero, Tour Montparnasse, la Defense, and Eiffel tower. Indulge in a glass of Champagne during your stopover at St Cyr.
From Reykjavik, begin your high-flying adventure flying over the highest waterfall in Iceland – Glymur – toward the Þórisjökull glacier for the first landing. Save hours of hiking and look at it from your comfortable seat in the sky. Once you reach the glacier you’ll get the chance to set foot on it, take memorable photos, throw a snowball, make snow angels, or simply enjoy the view and take a deep breath of the fresh, crisp air. The second landing is in the Hengill geothermal area, in a remote valley accessible only by a few hours hike or by a helicopter. This valley has hot springs and boiling mud pots that you can walk right up to. It is a magical place that is beautiful throughout the whole year.
The landscape of Hawaii is stunning. Fly over its dramatic coastlines, volcanoes, and waterfalls before making your way to Volcanoes National Park with a private volcanologist to discover the connection between geology and spirituality of the Hawaiian culture.