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Activities in Rio de Janeiro

Helicopter Tour of Rio de Janeiro

Discover Rio de Janeiro from a new perspective: flying over the Brazilian city in a helicopter. A unique and unforgettable experience!

Discover Rio de Janeiro from a new perspective: flying over the Brazilian city in a helicopter. A unique and unforgettable experience!

Helicopter Tour of Rio de Janeiro

When making your reservation, you'll have the choice of three different options depending whether you want a 30, 45 or 60 minute helicopter tour of Rio:

30 minute tour

After taking off, we'll fly over the beautiful beaches for which Rio de Janeiro is famous. During your half hour helicopter flight, you'll be able to enjoy the paradise landscapes of Joatinga, Sao Conrado, Leblon, Ipanema, Rodrigo de Freitas and Copacabana beaches. Before making our way back to the airfield, we'll get to admire the iconic Christ the Redeemer statue and Sugarloaf Mountain, two of the most emblematic places in Rio de Janeiro.

45 minute tour

This helicopter tour will take us over the main beaches of Rio de Janeiro, including Leme, Copacabana, Arpoador, Ipanema and Leblon. We'll then continue over Pedra do Pontal before marvelling at the incredible statue of Christ the Redeemer and soaring over the Olympic Park. Our tour will come to an end back at Jacarepaguá Airport.

60 minute tour

Our most complete helicopter tour of Rio de Janeiro will allow you to discover the city's spectacular beaches. After enjoying the paradise scenery of Jartinga, Leblon, Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, we'll fly past the impressive statue of Christ the Redeemer. The route will continue past Sugarloaf Mountain, the Museum of Modern Art, downtown Rio de Janeiro and the Maracana Stadium.

The final part of our hour-long helicopter tour of Rio will take us over Tijuca, Alto da Boa Vista and the beaches of Barra da Tijuca and Recreio. After admiring the Pedra do Pontal, we'll return to Jacarepaguá Airport.

Hotel pick up and drop off

All tours leave from Jacarepaguá Airport and end at the same place. If you'd prefer to be picked up and dropped off at your hotel, you can book the tour with transfers.

Important information

Children under 3 years old can travel free of charge for each booking.

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30 minutes - 1 hour.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.


Helicopter tour for the selected duration

Hotel pick up and drop off (optional)

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Not wheelchair accessible.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

Sustainability Code

Our providers commit to:

  • Provide a safe and satisfying experience.
  • Reduce, reuse, recycle.
  • Incorporate eco-conscious technologies.
  • Uphold fair employment standards.
  • Foster the growth of local communities.
  • Preserve the integrity of local culture.
  • Safeguard both cultural and environmental heritage.
  • Ensure ethical treatment of animals.
  • Operate with honesty and transparency.
  • Encourage sustainable behaviors among customers and staff.

This particular activity contributes as follows:

  • No printing of documentation required.


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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Why do this activity with Civitatis?

    A - Your safety is our priority. Civitatis works with certified providers for reliable and safe adventures. More information

  • 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.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Meeting point

Jacarepaguá Airport

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