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OpenDoor Helicopter Cape Town Flight

Cape Town, South Africa

Experience hosted by Grant

60 minsHosted in English
Committed to safety
This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 2 people
Includes drinks, tickets, transportation, and equipment

What you'll do

What makes us different from a standard helicopter flight? Private for 2 passengers, Open Door so no reflections for great photos, passengers on left hand side of helicopter so best views of Cape Town for all. Pro Photographer on-board. Private flight for 2 passengers.

First, we'll meet at the helicopter company to discuss safety & routing, what we will see en-route, photo techniques.

You'll be strapped securely into a helicopter—with your door removed — a unique opportunity to have unobstructed views of incredible Cape Town to photograph. No legs, arms, head are allowed to be outside the helicopter during flight.

I join all flights to ensure safety, discuss key locations & assist you with your photography & gear. Flights vary with some low-level flying & high altitude flying to obtain a varied overview of Cape Town.

We'll finish with some snacks & a debrief of the experience.

No Photographic experience required. COVID-compliant, masks, sanitiser, ventilation from open door helicopter.

For a private, exclusive flight please book two spots. No loose articles, caps, sunglasses to be worn during the flight.

R500 per group flight is donated to Camp Sonshine Africa, a NPO we have been supporting for many years, & goes towards their School Bursary Program for talented, underprivileged kids. You receive a personal letter from CSA re the child's education your donation assists
What makes us different from a standard helicopter flight? Private for 2 passengers, Open Door so no reflections for great photos, passengers on left hand side of helicopter so best views of Cape Town for all. Pro Photographer on-board. Private flight for 2 passengers.

First, we'll meet at the helicopter company to discuss safety & routing, what we will see en-route, photo techniques.

You'll be strapped securely into a hel…

What's included

  • Drinks
    Bottled water & snacks
  • Tickets
    +/- 30 minute helicopter flight
  • Transportation
    Professional Camera gear available to hire
  • Equipment
    Safety gear for equipment & headsets

Meet your host, Grant

Host on Airbnb since 2012
  • 26 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I've lived in Cape Town most of my life & know it well from the air. I'm a full-time aerial photographer & my company, Subiaco Photography, is over 13 years old. I have in-depth knowledge of local helicopter operators, pilots, unique flight routes & destinations to photograph from the air. I love sharing my adventurous aerial photography day 'job' & Cape Town from the air with others. A safe, enjoyable flight is my priority, providing you with a unique opportunity to take some awesome images out of a helicopter with the doors removed!
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From R8,290
/ person
Tue, Apr 20
R8,290 per person
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
R8,290 per person
Tue, Apr 20
R8,290 per person
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
R8,290 per person
Tue, Apr 20
R8,290 per person
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
R8,290 per person

Where you'll be

V&A Waterfront, Cape Town CBD, Table Mountain, Lion's Head, Cable Station, Sea Point, Clifton, Camps Bay, Hout Bay, Chapman's Peak, Noordhoek, Fish Hoek, Muizenberg, Constantia, Newlands Cricket & Rugby Stadiums, University of Cape Town, Table Bay Harbour.

Flights are rescheduled if we are unable to fly for rain/wind/your COVID reasons. Please book a slot as close to your ideal date/time as possible as time slots are flexible.
Alex
March 2021
It was my first helicopter flight and it definitely worth every penny. Flying with doors open is also an interesting experience, especially when the helicopter starts turning over that side and there is nothing between you and, well, everything else :)
It was my first helicopter flight and it definitely worth every penny. Flying with doors open is also an interesting experience, especially when the helicopter starts turning over…
Brian
March 2020
Only one word for this experience - AWESOME! Highly recommended if you have never taken an open-door helicopter trip before - a whole new dimension. Do it!
Henk ( The Secret Adventurer)
February 2020
An absolute magical experience and super professionalism throughout the journey. Grant place safety first and knows all the tricks in the book through his years of experience. We felt save throughout the entire journey and managed to photograph all the best angels of the hot spot locations along the Peninsula coast, at different altitude heights. Breathtaking views, awesome adventure and top professionals, make this a must-do experience in Cape Town with Grant!
An absolute magical experience and super professionalism throughout the journey. Grant place safety first and knows all the tricks in the book through his years of experience. We…
Steven
January 2020
Grant was extremely personable and professional, and helped make it an unforgettable experience. He gave very useful advice on how to get the best photos from the air, and pointed out interesting landmarks whilst we were in flight. I would most definitely go on the experience again, and would highly recommend it to anyone.
Grant was extremely personable and professional, and helped make it an unforgettable experience. He gave very useful advice on how to get the best photos from the air, and pointed…
Johannes
November 2019
The experience with Grant was amazing! Grant made sure that the flight route was tailored to our wishes he had great knowledge about the spots. We were welcomed warmly and Grant took care of us perfectly. The views over Cape Town and Cape Point were just stunning! 100% worth it. It was a birthday gift for my girlfriend and she later said she has never done something that cool ☺️ highly recommend 👌🏻👌🏻👌🏻
The experience with Grant was amazing! Grant made sure that the flight route was tailored to our wishes he had great knowledge about the spots. We were welcomed warmly and Grant to…
Kenneth
April 2019
Grant is super knowledgeable friendly. He took us up without doors and gave us an experience like no other. For sure a 5 star experience.

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  • Tue, Apr 20
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    R8,290 per person
  • Tue, Apr 20
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    R8,290 per person
  • Tue, Apr 20
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    R8,290 per person
  • Wed, Apr 21
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    R8,290 per person
  • Wed, Apr 21
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    R8,290 per person
  • Wed, Apr 21
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    R8,290 per person
  • Thu, Apr 22
    9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
    R8,290 per person
  • Thu, Apr 22
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    R8,290 per person

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 2 guests ages 16 and up can attend.

What to bring

Camera

Phone