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Coastal Helicopters

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Coastal Helicopters
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Coastal Helicopters, Inc. offers Outer Banks helicopter tours and charters with chances to see popular OBX attractions, from the air, including the Wright Brothers Monument, lighthouses, fishing piers, shipwrecks, dolphins, schools of fish and more...more
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410 Airport Rd, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9110
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All reviews helicopter ride pilot larry schools of fish the outer banks wild horses amazing ride safety briefing great pilot jennette's pier awesome experience nags head highly recommend this company great company his knowledge jockey's ridge well worth the cost obx trip
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I had a great time flying in Sweet Sophia with Larry. Great pilot and a great time. I will def be back for more fun!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank AndyW2373
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great time in the helicopter! Great views during our flight, got to see all the beautiful homes and saw dolphins as we flew over the water. Gorgeous site, highly recommended tour of the area, you'll have a blast and want to do it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Fuad B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My father and I thoroughly enjoyed the 30 minute helicopter flight, along with the great hospitality at the door and an awesome tour guide on the flight!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank OttoTheOrange5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the initial call to the landing back from our trip this was an outstanding experience! Steph worked hard to fit us into a day and time that worked for us while we were visiting the OBX. This was a last minute decision to give...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Finriser
OBXHelicopters, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many, many thanks for the thoughtful review. So glad the trip worked out for you, and we appreciate your flexibility keeping in touch about schedule, weather, etc. Glad you liked the detail oriented safety briefing, as well as the restaurant and other local tips. We're...More

Reviewed March 17, 2019 via mobile

Love love love Coastal Helicopters in North Carolina. Went down for a spontaneous day trip and was searching for things to do. Can't believe I found this place, sooo happy!! Took our 7 month old on her first helicopter ride! Mine too actually! We get...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Theonlytina
OBXHelicopters, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for looking us up! It's not often that passengers bring their own headsets - a true sign of a future helicopter pilot! Larry and I enjoyed meeting you, and glad the last minute trip worked out, it's been beautiful spring flying weather...More

Reviewed January 14, 2019

It was our extreme pleasure to meet both Steph and Larry of OBX Air Tours and fly in their beautiful helicopter. My husband and I visited the OBX the first of 2019 and it was both our first time in the area. We drove the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Expedition552602
OBXHelicopters, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Well thank you! It was a real pleasure to meet you both, and we certainly appreciate your flexibility that day. Would love to have you come back and experience the joy of open cockpit flying on your next trip - a completely different experience for...More

Reviewed December 4, 2018

My wife surprised me with an anniversary helicopter ride. I have spent a lot of time on the outer banks over the past 20 years, but I have never seen them this way. How amazing! This experience has given me a whole new perspective on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank stmoserdvm
OBXHelicopters, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Our apologies for the late response, but many thanks for looking us up for the flight, it's a great time of year to fly and a great way to celebrate an anniversary! It definitely gives people a whole new perspective of our beautiful barrier islands....More

Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience with OBX air tours. We went for a 30 minute helicopter ride with Larry. Steph was great about communicating with us throughout the whole process. We would recommend this company for anyone looking to go for a flight while in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Venture24703559366
OBXHelicopters, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

So glad you enjoyed the trip! We appreciate any recommendations, and hope you look us up for another flight next time you're in the area...thanks again!

Reviewed October 27, 2018

A bucket list item for me was a helicopter flight.We were on vacation and had read about Coastal Helicopters. The reviews on Trip Advisor were great and contacted Stephanie about setting a time up for me and my crew of 5 others to schedule the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Thank YOU and the group for flying with us - Larry and I had fun with you all! It was a great group and you had some pretty flying weather. You can see more from a flight over the Outer Banks in 20 minutes than...More

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Hubs surprised me with a helicopter tour without me knowing. When we got to the airport, I was a little nervous as I had never been in a helicopter but my husband has several times. Stephanie the owner was awesome and assured me it would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

SO glad you looked us up for the flight - it was a real pleasure to meet you both and do some fun flying. I was proud of you for going! For another adventure, how about trying our open cockpit biplane?! Keep us in mind,...More

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October 23, 2018|
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Response from FlyOBX | Property representative |
Hey there, all of the above answers are correct! You are welcome to fly as a single passenger, please keep in mind we do charge per trip not per person, so the cost for each flight is the same if there are one, two or three... More
Debbie S
May 16, 2018|
Response from FlyOBX | Property representative |
We would just try to reschedule on another day! We don't process payment until you fly so if for some reason we can't arrange another time for the flight you will not be charged.
June 21, 2015|
Response from OBXHelicopters |
Hi there, thanks for asking about the tours. Please see our websites for more information , they have all the pricing, pictures from tours, etc. We charge per trip, not per passenger and adults and children are the same... More