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Bird's Eye View Helicopters

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Address: 211 Airport Access Road, The Newport State Airport (Colonel Wood Airpark), Middletown, RI 02840
Phone Number: 401-843-8687
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The only way to experience Newport ,Rhode Island. Private helicopter tours...

The only way to experience Newport ,Rhode Island. Private helicopter tours since 2000. Open year round. Great for all ages. See all of the Newport Mansions from above.

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Amazing Experience!

We went for the bay tour and had the absolute best time! All the staff were friendly and professional. Our pilot was fantastic and also pointed out all the landmarks as we went... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
TnSmoothie
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West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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West Greenwich, Rhode Island
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went for the bay tour and had the absolute best time! All the staff were friendly and professional. Our pilot was fantastic and also pointed out all the landmarks as we went. The views were just breathtaking! They offer a dvd of your trip which we did order. If I could give them more stars I would!

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Bird's Eye View... 1, Public Relations Manager at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear that! Thanks so much for flying with us and for sharing your experience. We appreciate the extra stars :) More 

Abingdon, Virginia
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55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We had a very smooth flyover of Newport, RI on a Bird's Eye helicopter on a very bright, clear, sunny day Even though I'm 81, I had no problem with this flight and would highly recommend it for anyone!

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Bird's Eye View... 1, Front Office Manager at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this review

We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour with us! Thanks for sharing your experience and we hope to see you again :) More 

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36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

This was our second time getting to experience the view of Narragansett Bay, the Newport Mansions, the Newport Bridge, and Ocean Drive all from a new perspective! Jeff and Kristin are wonderful hosts from the minute you check in and board the helicopter. They make sure you are safely seated and then, on your tour, Jeff gives you information about... More 

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Thank Sunapeeskibum
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Great anytime if year. Staff is excellent. Awesome gift if you want something different. They offer a variety of flights. We did a tour of aquidneck island. Must get the optional video, great to see after its all over. Definitely will do it again.

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Thank docleslie
Rhode Island
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Jeff and Jen are great! My husband, 7 year old son and I had a wonderful experience we can all cross this off our bucket list. The weather was nice a bit chilly 36 degrees but the helicopter is heated and comfortable. The ride was so smooth and Jeff was pointing out different points of interest to us which is... More 

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Rhode Island
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

This was the frosting on top of the cake for surprise anniversary getaway for my wife and myself. The rates were very reasonable and the staff very accommodating. This was an outstanding adventure that we will not forget for years to come. The weather was beautiful.

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Thank sootywbug
Bronx, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

What a breathtaking experience! You get to see, just for a moment, what birds see each day. Staff was friendly and informative. The pilot was knowledgeable and even though he must have dozens of tours daily, he made our tour so special! The helicopter was tiny but the ride was very smooth! My husband has a fear of heights and... More 

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Virginia
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89 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

It was my first time ever in a helicopter and what an amazing time! My husband surprised me with the 45 minute Lighthouse Tour. What a great way to tour the entire island! Highly recommended!

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Boca Raton, Florida
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114 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Just one word: Perfect !!!!!!!!!! Best way to view Newport, and well worth the money. Pity this tour does not show under Newport, as this is where it flies. I do suggest owner to try to show under Newport in stead.

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Middletown, Rhode Island
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

It was exhilarating and beautiful! The helicopter was new and clean and our pilot was great! He took us from the navy base out over the mansions and ocean drive and the beaches. We would definitely do it again!

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