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Zephyr Cove Helicopter Tour

Location Lake Tahoe
Departure Daily
From €148.49 per person
Departure Date

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  • 20 minute scenic helicopter flight
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Up, up and away! Take to the skies for a spectacular 20 minute flight over Lake Tahoe's South Shore. Look for the boats dotting the lake beneath you, the surrounding dense forests and the beautiful mountain peaks. Every passenger has a window seat, so you are guaranteed the best possible views. This is an absolute must while in Tahoe!

View scenic Lake Tahoe the way that it was meant to be helicopter! Take the South Shore Tour and see the beauty of Lake Tahoe from Zephyr Cove to the magnificent Emerald Bay.

The South Shore Tour departs the South Lake Tahoe airport and heads north to the lake. Upon reaching the shoreline, you will head straight to Zephyr Cove. After reaching Zephyr Cove, you will turn south and follow the shoreline towards Stateline and Edgewood Golf Course.

After passing the casinos, your flight will continue along the shoreline past Tahoe Keys and head towards Camp Richardson. Once past Camp Richardson, you'll enjoy a trip around Emerald Bay. Your flight will then bring you back to the airport at South Lake Tahoe.

Your helicopter will be a Robinson R44 Raven II or a Bell 206 LongRanger. These are some of the safest and quietest helicopters in the industry. Each copter comes equipped with leather seats and Active Noise Reduction headsets, so you can enjoy your flight in comfort without any unnecessary noise.

Passenger count will be 3 and the pilot. Be assured that EVERY seat is a window seat!

All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • MINIMUM OF TWO (2) PASSENGERS PER BOOKING REQUIRED. Individuals who book for only 1 passenger will be required to pay a 50% surcharge directly to operator upon check-in
  • Each helicopter holds 3 passengers and the pilot
  • Maximum allowed weight per person is 250 pounds (113kg)
  • All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking
  • Please provide your contact information (i.e. cell phone) at time of booking
  • Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Handicapped and disabled passengers are welcome to fly with pilot approval, prior to flight. A full refund will be given if disability cannot be accommodated

Conditions of Sale:
Once you have booked and received your travel voucher, the contact details for the travel service operator will be on this voucher under the heading 'Important Information'. Where applicable, you are required to call the travel service operator directly to advise of additional information such as:
  • Hotel for pick up
  • Weights for helicopter tours
  • Choice of times for tours
  • Special dietary requirements, meal choices etc.

Reviewed by richardahenson , August 2016

We truly enjoyed it. Everyone must see Taho from the sky!

Reviewed by John W H , August 2016

The helicopter tour was absolutely amazing. Worth every cent!!

Reviewed by Cheryl F , November 2015

Wonderful trip perfect blue sky we flew over Crystal Cove and Emerald Bay just beautiful recommend this tour to everyone.

Reviewed by anna b , October 2015

absolutely fantastic to see everything from above, and the pilot made the flight a joy...loved it.

Reviewed by Melissa K , August 2015

Worth every penny.

Reviewed by Tejas P , July 2015

The views were amazing and the pilot was extremely friendly. They took good care of my parents who were flying like that in a helicopter for the first time. They had a wonderful time and they loved the experience. The views were amazing too and like any other person, I'd definitely like a bit more time. But, can't complain about the experience at all. Totally recommended.

Reviewed by Kevin P , June 2015

No better way to view Lake Tahoe, Emerald Bay, the shores and even wildlife. Highly recommended!

Reviewed by Scott H , June 2015

Our tour was brief but magnificent. I rode in front with the pilot, Clint, who was relaxed and conversational. My husband sat in back of us snapping as many pictures as possible. The colors of the bay were even more spectacular than imagined.

It was a thrill and a great ride! We look forward to going again but for a longer tour next time.


Reviewed by Bader A , May 2015

It was awesome :D

Reviewed by Darren W , May 2015

Wonderful experience, Would recommend to all, I have been to Lake Tahoe twice before but never seen it from the sky. Pilot and ground staff were extremely helpful. Due to the nature of the weather around Tahoe our first scheduled flight was cancelled. On the day we arrived I do believe we were given a few extra minutes in the air to compensate.