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Helicopter tour

Rod. das Cataratas, km 17, Foz do Iguacu, State of Parana 19050230, Brazil
(45) 3529-7474
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Ranked #5 of 14 Activities in Foz do Iguacu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Description: Daily 9am-5.30pm
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Milan, Italy
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

I took the helicopter ride over the falls last august with my husband and son. It was a great experience and the helicopter offers wide windows so that all passengers can view the falls. The maximum number of people on each ride is 6, 2 of them take a seat on the front seat (next to the pilot) and the... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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15 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We flew today over the falls. Had to wait about 45 min to get enough people to board the helicopter. Flight was over before we knew it, we struggled to get some good pictures, but didn't succed. Really not worth it. Much better views from below. But if you do try it, refrain from taking videos/photos and just enjoy the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The helicopter trip was short and expensive, and a bit annoying that you couldn't book ahead. The system was turn up and queue. Our guide got us there half hour before it opened and we were first in the line. But the line grew steadily as the day went on with wait times increasing to two hours or more. A... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I questioned a lot whether or not we should do the helicopter tour: it is one of the most expensive attraction and only 10 minutes... But it was for us a good experience to fly helicopter and over iguacu falls... which better place? Flight is about 10 minutes, I did not timed as once we approached, the scenery was so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

We booked the tour for 30 minutes... Welcomed with a freindly staff, we waited for 30 minutes (we did not book in advance) on a nice waiting area... Then the very modern and perfectly maintained helicopter took us above the river. We could see the paraguay friendly bridge, then we flew to the biggest water power plant... Just impressive... Then... More

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Iguazu National Park, Argentina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Ended up in the middle behind a pillar in the middle of the front seats this totally restricted the view,also there was two smaller pillars behind each of the front seats, so if you are lucky to sit with a window seat its great, but totally no goo if you are in the middle. you also fly quite high not... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

It was really short, really expensive, really amazing! I had helicopter ride and the falls on my bucket list so I went for it but you get great views no matter what. Decide base on your budget. Better to go now than later cause it will only get more expensive haha. I would actually recommend hiking in the park first... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I wished I had read the review b4 wasting our money What a rip off As per the previous report we were first inline until the Bribe took place A tour guide arranged the bribe for a local and all of a sudden we were stuck in the back middle with No view and got charged 25us for a bad... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

A great service and an amazing view. It worth the trip for sure. Although the trip is fast, you will see the falls from a priviledge perspective. I strongly recommend.

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Far North Coast, NSW
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128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This review is for Helisul in Brazil....(Ithink there may only one place you can go to get a helicopter ride). It was awesome! Perhaps a bit dearer than other helicopter rides we've taken, but as it seems to be the only one available they have the monopoly. Our driver was very friendly and seats seem to allocated according to size... More

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