The helicopter tour over the Bora Bora Island is a great adventure to see the lagoons and vegetation of the island. Tahiti Helicopters provide flights from Monday to Saturday from 7 am to 6 pm.It is the private operator in French Polynesia.
There are various tour packages ranging from 15 minutes to 60 minutes and also for a period of more than one hour. Private tours on select routes are also possible.
A valid passport or national identity card in case of French citizen is required to travel by helicopter. There are also restrictions on carrying luggages.Guns, knives and hazardous materials are not allowed inside the cabin.
Leading hotels and resorts like Le Meridien, Four Seasons, and St.Regis have helipads for direct take off and landing.
The Ecureuil AS-355 helicopter can accommodate 5 passengers and is designed for long distance travel. The AS-350, a single engine helicopter can also accommodate 5 passengers. The Ecureuil AS-355 N can carry heavy loads and is a motorized version of Squirrel. The Robinson R44 helicopter is small which can carry three passengers.