Scenic Helicopter Tours Asheville

Scenic Helicopter Tours Asheville240 Wright Brothers WayFletcher, NC 28732
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Reach new heights as you take in the unbeatable views of Asheville and the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina aboard a cutting-edge helicopter. Scenic Helicopter Tours Asheville provides unique and exciting ways to explore from the comfort of plush indoor seats. Soar above Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, and the surrounding areas, and enjoy the unobstructed views!

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from Ashley, one of our Fletcher Travel Experts
  • Discover Blue Ridge Parkway and Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina from an exclusive vantage point.
  • Enjoy uninterrupted and panoramic views of Ashville with the helicopter’s huge windows.
  • Don’t forget your camera or smartphone for pictures!
  • This helicopter tour is recommended for all ages. Infants 23 months and below can join free but must be seated on parents’ laps.
  • The tour can accommodate a minimum of two and up to three passengers.
  • Max weight per passenger is 300 lbs and max combined weight of all passengers is 550 lbs.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and darker clothes for better pictures.
  • Pregnant passengers can join, but check with your doctor prior to booking.


from Scenic Helicopter Tours - Asheville
Soar above Asheville and the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains! Scenic Helicopter Tours brings 50 years of flying experience to the Blue Ridge region, providing a variety of helicopter tours to fit most any budget.

Take in amazing views of the lush Pisgah National Forest, iconic landmarks like Looking Glass Rock, Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, and more.

Founded in 1972, Scenic Helicopter Tours is a family owned and operated helicopter tour company based in Sevierville, Tennessee.

Reservations are highly recommended.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Scenic Helicopter Tours - Asheville

How many passengers can fly per tour?

There is a maximum of three (3) passengers per tour. Parties greater than three passengers will be split up into separate flights.

What time should I arrive for my scheduled flight?

Please arrive about 20-30 minutes prior to flight time to allow time for the safety briefing.

Is there an age limit?

There is no age limit. Children ages 23 months and under qualify as a lap child. So, if you don’t mind them riding in your lap, they can ride at no extra charge.

Can persons with disabilities take a flight?

Yes, but please note that there is limited wheelchair accessibility.

What should I bring for the tour?

You don’t need to bring anything apart from your camera for taking video and photos.

What should I wear for the tour?

Wear comfortable shoes, and dark-colored clothing for taking better photos. Light-colored clothing reflects on the transparent windows and can cause undesirable flares in your photos.

Where is Scenic Helicopter Tours located?

Scenic Helicopter Tours' Asheville office is located near the Asheville Airport at 240 Wright Brothers Way, Fletcher, NC 28732

Is there a weight limit?

Maximum per passenger/per-seat weight limit is 300 lbs. (total combined weight not to exceed 550lbs max total weight). Per FAA regulations and in the interest of passenger safety, all passengers must be weighed at check-in. Only the flight crew will have access to passenger weights, and all information will be kept confidential.

Is it appropriate to tip the pilot?

Pilot gratuities are accepted and greatly appreciated.

Can pets come along for the ride?

No. FAA regulations strictly prohibit animals on board any helicopter flight.