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1339 S Wood St, Chicago, IL 60608, USADeparture Point: Chicago Helicopter Experience Downtown Heliport Free on-site parking Downtown Chicago Minutes from the "Loop"
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    Chicago Helicopter Experience
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    Your helicopter departs and returns from Chicago's only private downtown heliport. Enjoy games, refreshments and relax before taking-off in our lounge
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    Pass by Chicago Skyline
    Pass by Lake Michigan
    Pass by Soldier Field
    Pass by Shedd Aquarium
    Pass by Grant Park
    Pass by Buckingham Fountain
    Pass by Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower
    Pass by Chicago River
    Pass by Navy Pier
    Pass by Centennial Wheel
    Pass by 360 Chicago Observation Deck
    Pass by Lincoln Park Zoo
    Pass by Millennium Park
    Pass by The Magnificent Mile
    Pass by Wrigley Field
You'll return to the starting point
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    2420 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
    Duration
    12m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • All taxes and fees
    • Live commentary on board
    • Noise cancelling headsets
    • Free Parking
    • Access to 6,000 sq ft customer experience center, featuring a history exhibit and interactive games
    • Entry/Admission - Chicago Helicopter Experience
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks (available for purchase)
    • Photo in front of the helicopter (available for purchase)
    • Go-Pro video (available for purchase)
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.
    • Guests are required to check in 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.
    • Subject to weather conditions: If canceled due to weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
    • All passengers over 18 years of age must have a valid photo ID. At least one passenger 18 years or older must be on the tour.
    • Recommended for ages 3 years and above.
    • Weight limit maximum of 250 lbs (113 kg) per passenger.
    • Seating assignments will be based on a weight and load balance for maximum safety. No seat may be reserved.
    • Helicopters are climate controlled.
    • Large bags, scarves, hats, and selfie sticks are not allowed in the helicopters. Free lockers are available for storage.
    • Free parking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The helicopter tour was amazing. The pilot was very friendly and gave description of the area over which the helicopter flew. Although my flight was rescheduled due to bad weather, I ended up taking the ride when it was dark which was disappointing. My preference was to take the
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    Response from Chicago Helicop... E, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Helicopter Tour
    Responded 17 Dec 2019
    Thank you for the honest feedback. We're sorry that weather played a factor in your initial booking. We'd love to make it up to you the next time you're in town so that we can give you a great daytime experience!
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    +1
    Very professional from start to finish and thoroughly enjoyable. The flight time was around 20 minutes.
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    Response from Chicago Helicop... E, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Helicopter Tour
    Responded 11 Dec 2019
    Thanks so much for the kind words, we're glad you enjoyed it!
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    I was in town for a couple days visiting my wife who was working in Chicago for four months. We were trying to decide on what to do and she suggested a helicopter tour of the city. I was skeptical as the price to time ratio seemed high. We decided, 'what the hell, we probably
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    Response from Chicago Helicop... E, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Helicopter Tour
    Responded 31 Oct 2019
    We agree that video doesn't compare to actually experiencing the views firsthand! Happy to hear you enjoyed your experience, and you're right, takeoff is just a little different from the ones you experience in a plane!
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    I could not have asked for a more personable pilot than Jake. Without prompting, he graciously offered to take our photo in front of the helicopter before takeoff. He kept us safe in the air and pointed out all of the usual points of interest. He made passes in both
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    +1
    Highly recommended - we were blessed with a clear fall day for our ride, and it was fantastic. Very professional operation - we had reservations for a week earlier, but took a rain check when weather grounded our scheduled flight; called while a couple of hours away on returning
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    Response from Chicago Helicop... E, Guest Relations Manager at Chicago Helicopter Tour
    Responded 28 Oct 2019
    We're so happy that we were able to get something set up for you! Thank you for flying with us!
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    By: Chicago Helicopter Experience
    Ashley
    10
    Amazing Experience
    We did a night time helicopter ride for our anniversary. We had an amazing time. Ben was a great pilot.
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    John P
    25
    Best part of our trip
    My daughters were in Chicago celebrating the holidays and decided to add this to our trip. So glad we did it. My
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    Sudha K
    30
    Worth an experience
    The helicopter tour was amazing. The pilot was very friendly and gave description of the area over which the
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    alwaysmatthew
    Doha, Qatar
    5267
    Excellent
    Very professional from start to finish and thoroughly enjoyable. The flight time was around 20 minutes.
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    907-work-traveler
    Fairbanks, Alaska
    267
    Excellent flying tour
    The heli tour was a great way to get a birds eye view of downtown Chicago. Amazing to see the city layout, the
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    OG_Jay
    Los Angeles, California
    20
    A+
    No complaints, everything as expected. everything as described. excellent customer srvc, professional, smooth
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    NDK
    Hong Kong, China
    10
    Fiasco
    Very frustrating experience. We did not get the service we paid for. The flight was hence very disappointing. No
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    John
    91
    I was skeptical but this was AWESOME!
    I was in town for a couple days visiting my wife who was working in Chicago for four months. We were trying to
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    AimeeNoelle
    Burkburnett, Texas
    111
    Highlight of my trip!
    I could not have asked for a more personable pilot than Jake. Without prompting, he graciously offered to take
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    BLtrvl
    Glenview, Illinois
    56995
    A truly unique way to experience the city
    Highly recommended - we were blessed with a clear fall day for our ride, and it was fantastic. Very professional
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