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Arcachon Helicopter Tour

Enjoy the Arcachon Helicopter Tour, where you'll get a bird's eye view of the famous Dune du Pilat, the highest dune in Europe - a unique experience!

Arcachon Helicopter Tour

At the time of your choice, we'll take off from Arcachon-La Teste airfield to enjoy the best views of this area of New Aquitaine.

We'll start the helicopter ride flying over the sandbanks located south of the city of Arcachon. Our first view will be of the Arguin Natural Reserve. You'll be surprised to see from the air the intense golden colour of this gigantic sand bank.

In front of the yellowish mounds of Arguin, we'll contemplate the dune du Pilat, the highest dune in Europe, reaching no less than 110 metres! This large hill is part of the Landes de Gascogne Natural Park, one of the most beautiful areas in western France.

We'll continue the helicopter ride over the côte d'Argent or silver coast, also called the Landes coast. We'll also fly over Cape Ferret Pyla and the coast of the town of Audenge. From there, the flight will continue along the bay that bathes the coasts of picturesque villages such as Gujan-Mestras and Le Teich.

After a flight of approximately 12 minutes, we'll conclude the helicopter ride by landing at the departure aerodrome.

What are the helicopters like?

The tour will take place on board a single-engine Airbus H125 Ecureuil helicopter, which has a maximum capacity of 5 passengers. This type of aircraft reaches a cruising speed of up to 220 kilometres per hour, making it one of the fastest in its class.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit), and a full refund applied.
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Price

Adults Children under 2
Helicopter ride
US$ 106
not permitted

Helicopter ride

  • Adults

    US$ 106
  • Children under 2

    not permitted

More Information

Duration

12 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a pilot that speaks in english and french.

The activity takes place with a pilot that speaks in english and french.

Included

Helicopter ride.

English speaking pilot.

Not included

Boarding fees: 24.50 (US$ 29.10) per passenger

When to book?

You can book up until 3 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

Yes, imperative to point out when the booking is made.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - What happens in adverse weather conditions?

    A - In case of adverse weather conditions, the tour will be suspended and we'll offer you the possibility of carrying out the activity on an alternative date.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 106
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 21 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 21 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Arcachón-La Teste airfield.