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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 #4 of 13 activities in Foz do Iguacu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Description: Daily 9am-5.30pm
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Seoul, South Korea
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

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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8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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72 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 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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Canada
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We were extremely unhappy with our experience. When buying the tickets we were told by the man at the counter who spoke English that we could avoid a middle seat if we were the first couple in line. When we got into the waiting area we noticed we were going to just miss the next flight, making us first in... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

After seeing both sides and doing the boat ride, it seemed just appropriate to also do the helicopter tour to get the full experience. It is very expensive and the ride is fairly short, but it was still enjoyable. The people working there are quite friendly and helped us get a private transport back to Argentina when we missed our... More

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Just don't miss it. Wonderful views from all sides utterly thrilling unforgettable ten minutes flying over the falls. The queues looked long but we waited only 15 minutes for our tour over the falls

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