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Address: 45047 Highway 50 West, Canon City, CO 80212
Phone Number: +1 719-276-9038
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: The adventure begins as your helicopter lifts vertically off the Royal...
The adventure begins as your helicopter lifts vertically off the Royal Gorge Heliport, giving you the thrilling sense of freedom only found in a helicopter. Moments later, you are soaring over the canyon rim as the earth opens up to reveal a nearly 1,000 foot drop to the Arkansas River below. With breathtaking views of the suspension bridge, sheer granite canyon walls, and majestic mountains, this is the ultimate scenic adventure!
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Amazing Helicopter Tour!!

I am currently training towards my private license to fly Helicopters, and I thought this tour would be a great opportunity for my wife to see what it's like to be up in the air... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I am currently training towards my private license to fly Helicopters, and I thought this tour would be a great opportunity for my wife to see what it's like to be up in the air. She absolutely loved it. We rode with Will, and I will tell you this, he is a fantastic pilot. He took everything extremely serious -... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

After doing another gorge flight, I thought the day couldn't get any better...I was wrong!!! I got to play my first game of paintball moments after landing. They have an awesome course set up on the back part of the property!!! It was adults against kids!!! Total blast!! I would recommend trying a round!!!!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Will and Eli fly right. Five of us took the Canyon tour and all gave two thumbs up. Flew below rim of gorge. Hovered over the Royal Gorge Bridge. Fifteen minutes oy exhilarating fun that competes well with a helitour i took over a live volcano on the big island of Hawaii. Ten thumbs up! Thanks will and Eli!

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Superior, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Took this flight as a Christmas gift for the family and we all enjoyed it enormously. Will was knowledgeable and shared a lot of interesting information with us, making the trip even better. Only complaint-we wanted it to last longer!

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Pueblo, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My first time on a helicopter. .was so excited excellent tour will definitely do another tour with colorado vertical. .thanks Eli and Will.. the Toths

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We did another Pike's Peak flight with these guys going up a different way than our last flight. It really doesn't get any better!!! Smooth flight up a seriously huge mountain. Repeat customer, whole new experience every flight!!!! Thanks!!!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My two young sons and I took a tour and loved it. The pilot made it especially fun for my boys as they talked back and forth and had a fun time and learning experience. I would definitely recommend it for families. And the price seemed reasonable and a good value.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I plan to visit Royal Gorge Bridge and take a route railroad. After searching for a while, the Helitours website popped up, I read all information and found out that this much be better than railroad. A pilot, Will, was so kind. He offered us a special price for our family. Looking the bridge from the top view is unbelievable.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

There's no other way to see this view of the gorge and bridge. They are very reasonably priced and the ride is thrilling. The pilot was very nice and confident. It was my first time and I was scared and thrilled at the same time. This is a view of the gorge like no other. You can do a short... More 

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The Colony, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My husband and I had the pleasure of riding with Eli over the gorge and the ride was breathtaking! It's evident that Eli takes pride in and enjoys his job and that makes the customer's experience that much more pleasurable. He took us on some fast turns and dives that were better than any roller coaster I've ever ridden! We... More 

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