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Address: 410 Airport Rd, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9110
Phone Number: 252-475-4354
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Coastal Helicopters offers air tours and scenic flights over the beautiful...

Coastal Helicopters offers air tours and scenic flights over the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina...we can take up to three passengers on an exciting trip along the oceanside past lighthouses, marine life and wild ponies. From Corolla to Ocracoke and beyond, creates memories that last a lifetime!

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Honeymoon Highlight

A ride with Coastal Helicopters is definitely an unforgettable experience! We did the 30 minute ride, (to the North and South end of the Outer Banks), and it was the highlight of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Kansas City, Kansas
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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A ride with Coastal Helicopters is definitely an unforgettable experience! We did the 30 minute ride, (to the North and South end of the Outer Banks), and it was the highlight of our honeymoon. Our pilot Larry pointed out historic attractions, dolphins, schools of fish, sting rays, national parks and Andy Griffith's house from the air! They were super conscious... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Flying with Larry in the helicopter with my grandsons was simply the best! We would highly recommend you visit Coastal Helicopters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have had the pleasure of flying twice with Coastal Helicopters.....a biplane ride in 2014 and this year a deluxe helicopter flight along the northern beach, Manteo, Wanchese, and Oregon Inlet. What an awesome experience to see the OBX from above.... a whole new perspective. Pilot Larry and his team at Coastal Helicopters were great to work... More 

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

It was so nice to see both of you again, and thanks very much for the review! The biplane and helicopter experiences are completely different so we're glad you took advantage of both. Our pilots both love the Outer Banks area, and are always on top of recent developments - like the shipwreck off of Nags Head which just recently... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pilot Larry and his crew offered an unforgettable experience with his helicopter flight! Everyone was friendly and courteous. The flight was amazing and showed off many sights of OBX. We would highly recommend a flight with Coastal Helicopters! This was one of the highlights of our honeymoon!

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Thank Tyler L
FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review! We were honored to be a part of your honeymoon celebration, and we appreciate you looking us up for the flight. We've been blessed with exceptionally clear waters and skies lately, you picked a great week to get married! Thanks again, hope to see you for that one year anniversary... More 

Mayfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the 30 minute tour on June 25th. The helicopter rides smoother than my car!! There is no substitute for seeing the beautiful NC coast by air. We felt very safe with our pilot, Larry who was very nice and informative. Steph was also extremely friendly and spent time talking with us about the area while we waited our... More 

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed the trip! It is a seriously smooth ride and we've actually had a few young ones fall asleep during the trip. Glad you enjoyed the video, too. It's a good memory to take home with you. Look forward to seeing you next time in the open cockpit biplane, a completely different experience but just as... More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We went for a helicopter ride the beginning of June. Steph was great booking our flight. Larry was our pilot and very nice and informative about the landmarks. The view was spectacular!

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FlyOBX, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words! One of the things we love most about the helicopter is the big bubble windows in every seat - great for spotting all the local landmarks as well as dolphins, turtles and fish. Hope we see you again for another tour along the Outer Banks next time you're in the area - thanks again! More 

West Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Did the 20 Minute Beach tour with an 8 year old and a 6 year old boys. Crew and pilot were very nice and spent plenty of time explaining the flight, what we would see and what was expected. Glad we chose the Beach Tour because I think the 12 minute Discovery Tour would have been too quick. Great views... More 

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1 Thank Jon C
FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

We think it's fun too, and love introducing the joy of flight to the younger generation! Glad you liked the view - there's not a bad seat in the helicopter. Our beach tours definitely give you a chance to see some sea life, which has been plentiful lately. Come back anytime, many thanks for the review! More 

Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

I was pretty terrified to fly in a helicopter, but our pilot made me feel totally safe. From the pre flight instructions to touch down I was I great hands! A very special 30 minutes that I will never forget!

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review. A lot of people who have never flown in a helicopter before are nervous and not sure what to expect. Once they climb in and pilot Larry starts showing them around in our ultra smooth, air conditioned helicopter, they are able to relax and enjoy the scenery. We love to see those smiling faces... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

All I can say is you will love this! It is amazing. Don't think about it, just do it! We went north and saw the wild horses...and everything in between. Capt Larry is a wonderful tour guide. You will be sorry if you miss this.

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Well, thank you! You were on one of our nicest tours - heading north along the ocean to check out the wild horses and the lighthouse in Corolla. Larry loves pointing out all the sights along the way, and we're so glad you enjoyed it. Love your enthusiasm and hope we see you again, maybe a southern route next time?! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

Being local you lose sight of the beauty you live around, Larry did an excellent job of giving us some history of our area. My daughters 1st time being above the ground of her home!! It was beautiful and couldn't have asked for a better 1st flight for her!! Thank you and I highly recommend going for a tour!!!

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FlyOBX, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for flying with us, we love to show locals how beautiful their home is, and there's no better view than from the air! We're so glad your daughter loved it too, and look forward to seeing you all around the Outer Banks - thanks again. More 

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