Chicago Helicopter Tours

Overview

Soar along the scenic shoreline and among the iconic skyscrapers to capture the best views of Chicago. This aerial journey travels 24 miles and covers all of the city’s landmarks, architecture, and skyline.

To book your Chicago Helicopter Tour please pre-book in advance and call +1 (312) 967-8687

This once-in-a-lifetime experience takes you on an epic 24 mile journey through Chicago’s amazing cityscape and rich history. Daytime & Nighttime tours showcase the most popular city sites including:

  • Willis (formerly Sears) Tower
  • Navy Pier
  • The Magnificent Mile
  • Wrigley Field–home of the Chicago Cubs
  • John Hancock Center
  • and many more.

As you glide across the skyline your pilot will share facts and folklore that bring Chicago to life. You’ll depart from our downtown heliport aboard a luxurious state-of-the-art helicopter. Experience the unparalleled views of the world’s best skyline and capture one-of-a-kind photos from the most unique perspective among Chicago’s soaring skyscrapers and spectacular lakefront.

Highlights

Daytime Chicago Helicopter Tour

  • Glide through the air in a luxurious, state-of-the-art craft
  • See amazing panoramic scenes of the city & historic landmarks
  • Explore Chicago’s rich history and famous architectural skyscrapers
  • Capture one-of-a-kind photos from a unique perspective
  • Enjoy a printed framed photo

City Lights Nighttime Tour

  • Glide through the night sky in a luxurious, state-of-the-art craft
  • See amazing panoramic scenes of the sparkling city below
  • Explore Chicago’s rich history and famous architectural skyscrapers
  • View the dazzling, colourful lights from Chicago’s famous skyscrapers
  • Enjoy a printed framed photo

Inclusions:

  • Guided 24 mile helicopter tour of Chicago
  • Luxurious helicopter with unobstructed views of Chicago’s landmarks
  • Live tour narration
  • Noise Cancelling Headsets
  • Admission to Customer Experience Center, Flight Simulator, and History Exhibit
  • Free Parking

Exclusions:

  • Gratuities, processing fee ($5.00 per person)

Important Information

Tours must be pre-booked in advance please call +1 (312) 967-8687 to book your Helicopter Tours

Your entire experience will be approximately 1 hour which includes check-in, safety briefing, and 15 – 17 minute helicopter flight. The customer experience center includes; a Chicago history exhibit, flight simulator, helipad viewing lounge, interactive games, and snacks & refreshments available for purchase.

Chicago Helicopter Experience operates a fleet of Airbus AStar helicopters. The aircraft accommodates up to 6 guests plus a pilot per flight and is climate controlled. You will enjoy unobstructed views of the sights with spacious seating and listen to the live tour narration through Bose noise cancelling headsets.

All tours depart and return to Chicago Helicopter Experience Downtown Heliport; 2420 South Halsted St.

Free Parking on site. Round trip shuttle service is available from downtown hotels for an additional charge.

 

Ticket Terms

  • Maximum weight per passenger is 250 lbs (113kg)
  • Children 3 years old and above
  • Check-in time is 30 minutes prior to schedule tour departure time
  • Passengers under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be permitted to fly – no refund will be given for the cancellation
  • All flight times are approximate and are susceptible to current weather conditions. In the event your flight is cancelled due to inclement weather, your ticket can be rescheduled or refunded for the full amount

 

Prices & Tickets
Helicopter Tours must be pre-booked in advance please call +1 312-967-8687    
Regular Price With Voucher
Daytime Chicago Helicopter Tour $184.99 $147.99
City Lights Chicago Helicopter Tour $204.99 $163.99
monday 13:00 - 16:00
tuesday 13:00 - 16:00
wednesday 13:00 - 16:00
thursday 13:00 - 16:00
friday 13:00 - 16:00
saturday Closed
sunday Closed

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Prices & Tickets
Helicopter Tours must be pre-booked in advance please call +1 312-967-8687    
Regular Price With Voucher
Daytime Chicago Helicopter Tour $184.99 $147.99
City Lights Chicago Helicopter Tour $204.99 $163.99
monday 13:00 - 16:00
tuesday 13:00 - 16:00
wednesday 13:00 - 16:00
thursday 13:00 - 16:00
friday 13:00 - 16:00
saturday Closed
sunday Closed
What you should know
  • 20% off ticket price on Daytime Chicago Helicopter Tour and City Lights Nighttime Tour Discount does not apply to group rates
  • Tours must be pre-booked in advance please call +1 312-967-8687 to book your Helicopter Tours
  • This offer is not valid in conjunction with any other offer
  • All tours depart and return to Chicago Helicopter Experience Downtown Heliport; 2420 South Halsted St.
  • Check-in time is 30 minutes prior to schedule tour departure time
  • Passengers under the influence of drugs or alcohol will not be permitted to fly – no refund will be given for the cancellation
  • Maximum weight per passenger is 250 lbs (113kg)
  • Terms & conditions may apply