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Caribbean Helicopters

Address: Runway 10, V.C. Bird International Airport, St. John's, Antigua
Phone Number: 1-268-460-5900
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Ranked #8 of 52 Activities in St. John's
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Mississauga, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

This tour is a must do if you are in Antigua! You get a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close to an active Volcano. You also get a birds eye view of the destruction that a volcano can cause. I must admit that when I booked this tour I expected to get taken flown around Montserrat with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

We took the trip to Montserrat - the journey there was beautiful, seeing the island of Antigua and all the stunning bays and beaches as you fly over. Arriving at Montserrat it was breathtaking going up so close to the volcano, and fascinating to see how the previous eruptions had affected the landscape, and of course devastated the local area.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Smooth online booking with email confirmation, Once we arrived the staff on the ground were friendly and helpful and got us ready to fly quickly. Our pilot - Pete - was a great pilot and tour guide telling us about the sites we were seeing with great enthusiasm. The flight itself was well worth the cost. Flying out over Antigua... More 

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16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

My husband and I booked this as a treat for our two sons (aged 4 and 2.5) who love flying. We took the trip to Montserrat to look at the volcano and it was fabulous. We all loved it! The staff were all lovely (the ground staff and the pilot) and very knowledgable. It was extremely humbling seeing the volcano... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

4 of us took this trip only last thursday, we paid a total of $1000 for the trip and thought we would all get a window seat. how wrong. I was placed in the middle of the chopper and my view after having to crouch down in the middle was very limited. To the front it was a white post... More 

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Peel, United Kingdom
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

We planned and booked the trip over the internet from the UK. When phoning to confirm we were asked if we could alter the booking to the next day - are we glad we did - the weather in Antigua was raining however when we took off we were told that the weather over Montserrat and especially the volcano was... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

This trip was both emotional and exciting, to see the damage done by the volcano and realising that many people lost every thing in one foul swoop, to appreciate the awesome power of nature. Great trip, even saw turtles on the way back.

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

Yesterday 7th September 2012 we had our flight. We were welcomed to the St John's Fort Road Helipad. This was very a very comfortable clean and a great place to start your trip. The small office has a very items for sale and a large fridge of cold drinks to buy. We had a flight safety brief and waited for... More 

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west sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

We chose to do around the island as it was the best way to see evrything and take some great pictures. The Helicopter is very comfortable and you wera a headset so you can hear and speak to pilot. My own draw back was I was sitting on the wrong side, so could not take clear pictures of the some... More 

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7 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Caribbean Helicopters picked us up from Barbuda - that is the way to travel - brilliant trip back. We then went to Montserrat and flew around the volcano, and round the villages that were consumed by the eruptions. Amazing views, amazing trip - great guys at Caribbean Helicopters, very accommodating, helpful and informative on the trip about the history of... More 

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