Take your exploration of Los Angeles to new heights during this 45-minute private helicopter sightseeing flight. Climb aboard your own private helicopter at Santa Monica airport for an unforgettable aerial excursion above the City of Angels, heading north over the canals of Venice Beach. You’ll continue past sights like the foothills of Santa Monica, the mountaintop Getty Museum and Hollywood and its iconic sign. Then loop back past Griffith Observatory, the skyscrapers downtown and much more before coming back down to earth.
What to Expect
You will depart from Santa Monica Airport, flying southbound over Marina Del Ray and over the top of Los Angeles International Airport at 1500 feet with views of the jets taking off and landing. Then descend to the shoreline at Manhattan beach and fly below 150 feet at speeds up to 100 mph up the shoreline, over the waves, back northbound through LAX.
You’ll then climb along the sand up to 700 feet heading north through Venice Beach, seeing the canals and infamous Muscle Beach. Travel by the famous Santa Monica Pier before cruising up to Pacific Palisades past the historic old Getty Museum. Then you will continue up north along the beautiful Malibu coast up to Malibu Pier where you will loop back around and turn inland over the foothills of Santa Monica and Brentwood seeing many famous star homes.
You will also fly over the beautiful New Getty Museum, UCLA and the Playboy Mansion before heading up Sunset Boulevard via the Beverly Hills Hotel to Hollywood. Soar over the Dolby Theater before passing the Hollywood Bowl and then up to Universal Studios and by the Hollywood Sign. Then travel past the Griffith Observatory and Dodger Stadium before looping around Downtown LA with breathtaking views of the highest building on the West Coast, the US Bank Tower. Finally, cruise past the Ritz Carlton, Staples Center and the University of Southern California before beating the traffic back to Santa Monica along the freeway.
Santa Monica Airport
To be confirmed with tour operator post-booking.
- Landing and facility fees
- Local taxes
- Fuel surcharge
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Airport taxes
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
- All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking
- Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 300 pounds will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour.
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.