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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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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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This is an amazing experience, very friendly staff and great prices! Not to mention awesome views of the bridge, river and landscape.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2016
Cesar v
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing experience, very friendly staff and great prices! Not to mention awesome views of the bridge, river and landscape.

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Thank Cesar v
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

As a Christmas experience for my kids, we took a helicopter ride over the city of Colorado Springs at night a week before Christmas! Will was our pilot; he was incredible with the kids and took the time to talk to them about all of sights they saw and the operation of the helicopter! The cookies and cocoa prior to... More 

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Thank Kaylee V
Elizabeth, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

My husband surprised me for a birthday gift to do a flight over Colorado Springs to see the Chrismas Lights and scenery. It was an amazing experience. The Broadmoor lights are stunning as well as the Zoo Lights. Looking down on the Shrine from above was beautiful. Flight was a blast, people are very personable and friendly. An experience that... More 

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Thank Lauren H
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

I saw a friend of mine post a note on Facebook with his girlfriend. He said that they had just flown over Colorado Springs looking at Christmas Lights. I thought what a unique idea for a gift for my wife for Christmas, so I stole his idea and called and made reservations. WHAT A GREAT IDEA!! Eli and Will were... More 

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Thank Brett A
Canon City, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This was an amazing experience. The friendly, fun, and family oriented staff makes you feel welcomed right away. Witness awe inspiring views. Learn a wealth of information about the aircraft, landscape and history. A priceless experience you can't get anywhere else. Thank you. Pikes Peak was absolutely breath taking!

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Thank Kaila K
Silverdale, Washington
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015 via mobile

Sad it was so short, but glad to have experienced our first helicopter tour on the gorge. Saw the bridge from below on the train observation deck the night before then saw everything over the next day! Great vacation activity! Our pilot gave us some interesting facts along the way about the area & made us feel comfortable. Would definitely... More 

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Thank April Z
Conroe, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Extremely enjoyable ride, absoltuely the best way to view the Royal Gorge. Staff was fantastic, pilot was exceptional. Highly recommended for all visitors to the area.

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Thank Dee H
Canon City, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Highly recommend this experience...seeing the beauty of the Royal Gorge and Colorado in general from the air is breath taking, spectacular and amazing, would rate the pilot, helicopter and the whole ordeal an A+++++++ A must do when you visit Canon City, add it to the bucket list today.

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Thank Nevado T
Davisburg, Michigan
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Worth every penny ! Do yourself a favor and take the front seat. I'm so glad I did this. I've always wanted to take a helicopter ride so this was a dream come true. The copter itself is really cool. The ride was so comfortable. Eli is an outstanding guide. He made flying that machine look like so much fun.... More 

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Thank Lynn W
Braddock
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Great tour over the gorge bridge and beyond ! Our pilot Eli was great guide and a Pirate fan orginally from the Pittsburgh area ! The smile on my husband's face was priceless !

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