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North Cape and the fjords

  Helicopter Sightseeing Tour

  • Price per person: 4550 NOK

  • Tour duration: Approx. 90 min

  • Flight time: Approx. 45 minutes

  • Shuttle from city center included

Explore the North Cape and the fjords by helicopter

One of the best ways to see the island of Magerøya along the Barents Sea is to take a helicopter tour around this beautiful island in northern Norway. Multiple fishing villages, fjords, rugged coasts and the amazing Barents Sea are all visible from the fantastic vantage point you'll have in a chopper. During the course of the flight, you will learn about the Viking age, the tragical fate of men and women under the period of witch burnings, and the role the island of Magerøya played in World War II. 

 

Choosing this helicopter tour will offer you multiple opportunities to take awesome photographs to capture your adventure forever. If you want to see Norway's infamous midnight sun or the Artic at their most majestic, join us for an unique, airborne perspective.

THE ROUTE

The route:

Upon your arrival at the Honningsvåg airport, we will lift off and fly over Opnan. Opnan is a historic location as an old skipper seat on Magerøya and was famous for fish trade in the 1500s. You will also have the opportunity to view the aquatic life flying over Kamøyvær before the pilot takes you over the North Cape plateau and the famous Globe. Although the plateau has been called the northernmost point in all of Europe, that distinction actually belongs the Knivskjelodden, located approximately 1,450 meters north of the plateau. You will have the privilege of flying over Knivskjelodden after you've viewed the Globe and the plateau. 

We will also take you over beautiful Tunes and across Tufjord where you can overlook the famous Gjesværstappane, a natural pearl in the middle of the ocean and rich with bird life. At this point, you'll have the opportunity to explore Honningsvåg city and Kjelvik and learn more about the witch burnings of the 1600s. The trip will end with a viewing of one of the most famous lighthouses in the area before we return to the airport. 


At times, we will re-route or re-schedule our flights. Helicopter sightseeing is subject to the weather and other environmental conditions. However, re-routing a flight does not mean that you miss out on an exciting experience. Quite the contrary, you will have the opportunity to view parts of the island that are rarely seen by tourists due to lack of roads. Even if we are required to re-route your flight, you can rest assured that you will still have the experience of a lifetime with beautiful fjords and breathtaking scenery. 

BOOKING

FACTS

  • The helicopter we use on this tour is a Robinson R44 and has a capasity of 3 guests. If you for an example are 4 people, we can split you on 2 flights.

  • It includes both a helicopter tour and transportation to and from our departure location with the Tourist Information Center in Honningsvaag.

  • It takes roughly 1 hour.

  • The helicopter flight lasts for about 17 to 20 minutes.

  • The tour begins and ends at the Tourism Information Center in Honningsvaag, which is located at Fiskeriveien 4, 9750 Honningsvaag.

  • The time selected when you book your tour is the time at which the shuttle bus will pick you up at the Tourist Information Center. 

  •  We encourage you to arrive 10 minutes early to ensure that you do not miss the bus.

 

BOOKING INFORMATION
 

  • Meeting place: Tourist Information center in Honningsvåg.

  • Meeting time: Please be at the meeting place 10 minuttes before your booking time. Children must be at least three (3) years of age to ride with HeliTours. Children under eleven (11) years old must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Flights are subject to weather.

  • When booking, please provide the weight of each passenger in the fields provided.

  • Flights require a minimum of 2 people to be executed. However, if one book a flight, we will try to book you on a flight with other confirmed passengers. In most cases, our sales team books flights with 2 people; however, in rare cases, bookings are cancelled or rescheduled due to this issue.

  • Please read the terms and conditions

 

The Tour

  • This tour is operated by highly skilled and professional pilots. Security is always a priority and in compliance with the highest safety standards. You will be able to communicate with the pilot during the flight. Guiding is in English.

CANCELLATION POLICY
 

You're welcome to cancel your trip with HeliTours at any time, but be aware that you will have to pay the following fees when you cancel:

  • Less than 2 weeks and more than 4 days before your trip = 10% cancellation fee

  • Less than 4 days and more than 48 hours before your trip = 50% cancellation fee

  • Less than 48 hours before your trip = 100% cancellation fee

  • If you're absent during your scheduled tour with no notice or warning, your trip is completely non-refundable.

 

HeliTours reserve the right to cancel tours at any time. Tours have and will be halted due to conditions that are not within our control, such as high winds, fog, thick clouds or heavy rain. 

 

The helicopters we operate are also on standby for other operators, who will have first priority in certain emergency situations, this rarely happens.

In the event of these cancellations, you'll be refunded the total cost (100%) of your reservation or allowed to re-book for a later time. Please allow ten (10) business days for your refund to be processed.

 

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