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New Orleans: Private City Lights Helicopter Night Tour

New Orleans: Private City Lights Helicopter Night Tour

From US$ 140 per person

Experience the glittering lights of New Orleans as you fly above the city on this scenic private night tour. Enjoy hearing interesting facts about the city from your pilot as you fly over iconic landmarks like the French Quarter.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 12 - 24 minutes
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  • Soar above the city as you take in the magical sight of New Orleans at night
  • Enjoy amazing views with every seat being a window seat
  • Listen to interesting facts about New Orleans from your professional, experienced pilot
  • Choose between two different flight lengths: either 15 miles or 30 miles
Full description
Marvel at the sparkling lights and unparalleled views of New Orleans by night as you soar overhead on a private helicopter tour. Experience the tranquility of the night as you fly over the city that never sleeps.  This helicopter night tour takes off from New Orleans Lakefront Airport, only 15 minutes from the French Quarter. Choose between two different flight lengths. The first is a 15-mile route and soars over the busy French Quarter. Experience the lights of Canal Street as well as the colorful Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The second flight length is a 30-mile route where you can enjoy more time flying over the city with time spent over Uptown and the Garden District to see sights like Tulane University, Loyola University, and Saint Charles Avenue.
  • Noise-canceling headsets
  • Tour narration by your pilot
  • Window seat for each passenger
  • On-site parking
  • Taxes and fees
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Digital photo package (available for purchase at $15)
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • People over 300 lbs (136 kg)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • There is a strict individual passenger weight limit of 300 pounds
  • The maximum combined weight of the entire group of 2-3 people is 575 pounds
  • All passengers will be weighed at check-in for the weight and balance of the helicopter
  • Flight cancellations due to weather or safety of flight reasons are eligible to reschedule or receive a full refund
  • A valid photo ID or passport is required
Customer reviews

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For my first helicopter ride it was a pretty nice experience.

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