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Royal Gorge Helitours

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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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Helitours pilot Eli Plavney was great!!!

This was our third time using helitours and will continue to go every chance we get. WE have never had a bad experience and can't wait until the next visit. We got the chance to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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st louis
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st louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This was our third time using helitours and will continue to go every chance we get. WE have never had a bad experience and can't wait until the next visit. We got the chance to ride in their newest helicopter this past week. I believe Eli said our flight was only the fourth group to ride in it. AMAZING GROUP... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My 13 year old son and I took a Helitour over the Royal Gorge. It was a first for both of us and it was an unforgettable experience. The views you capture from high above and inside the gorge will leave you breathless. The pilot was very experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly. They also have a paint ball course on site... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I had such an amazing time with my Boyfriend on the heli ride! We did the Pikes Peak tour.. and I couldn't have had a better time! I get sick in small airplanes.. but I did NOT FEEL SICK AT ALL. You feel like you are gliding through the air.... its awesome.. Our guide gave us great info on the... More 

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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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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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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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