Sightseeing in Tallahassee goes to a whole new level when the view is from a helicopter in flight and the vista stretches for miles in every direction.
Tallahassee Helicopters – flying state-of-the-art, four-seat aircraft -- offers 10 options for touring Tallahassee and surrounding areas by air. Prices start at $49 for a 9-minute spin around the airport and over Lake Bradford. The 45-minute Nature & Coast Tour, at $259, covers 60 miles of natural wonders, including Wakulla Springs, St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, and a chain of small islands along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico.
Mid-range options include a 15-minute tour of downtown, including Doak Campbell Stadium, FSU campus, FSU’s high-tech Innovation Park, and the Capitol buildings, $89; a sunset tour of Tallahassee and Wakulla Springs as the sun paints the horizon, $189; and the Grand Tour, $239, a 37-minute flyover of all the major sights in Tallahassee and Leon County. The Grand Tour includes Lake Jackson, Lake Talquin, Maclay Gardens State Park, golf courses, prestigious neighborhoods and the area’s largest buildings and roadways.
Tallahassee Helicopters also flies custom tours within a 25-mile radius of Tallahassee International Airport; provides discounts for groups of six or more; and serves events by flying from and landing at event sites.