Santa Barbara Helicopter Tours
515 Maxmiller, Pl
Santa Barbara, California 93117
We invite you to take to skies above Santa Barbara with an adventurous helicopter tour or luxurious helicopter flight. The entire Santa Barbara Helicopters staff is committed to do its best to make your helicopter flight a safe and enjoyable experience. We guarantee lasting memories that will be the highlight of your Santa Barbara vacation. We hope you will fly with us soon; together we will create adventures and experiences that will last a lifetime.
The fun begins at lift off! This helicopter tour represents the best value we have to offer and is action packed from beginning to end. This is a perfect scenic flight for helicopter first-timers to see this region of California from the air. Hovering helicopter flight is one of those “Bucket List” items that everyone should experience at least once, come join us on a flight.
Wondering what to do in Santa Barbara on your vacation? A helicopter tour is an excellent activity for young couples, married couples, families, kids, friends, even for corporate events and bachelor parties.
During this flight, you will experience stunning views of UCSB and Goleta, and then fly along famous Santa Barbara Beaches, with occasional opportunities for Whale Watching and Dolphin Spotting. Once the helicopter arrives over the Santa Barbara Harbor you will again experience postcard scenery with SBCC, Stern’s Wharf, State Street, the Riviera, and the mountains of Los Padres National Forest in the background.
You can ask your pilot to customize your trip with any unique requests; you can ask to see Oprah Winfrey’s house and the Clark Mansion on the way past the Four Seasons Biltmore Resort in Montecito. In addition, you will get to see a wide variety of movie star homes. The helicopter tour will continue down the beach all the way past Santa Barbara Polo Fields in Carpinteria on the way to Rincon Beach, a world famous surf break as seen in the movie Endless Summer.
At the mid-point of your tour, your pilot will fly you above foothills and mountains for a true birds-eye view of Santa Barbara County and the most scenic tourist attraction like the Mission of Santa Barbara, Botanical gardens, and possibly an aerial view of your hotel or resort. Typically, there is a wonderful view of the Channel Islands National Park while making an approach back to the Santa Barbara Airport.
Wine Tasting in Santa Barbara Wine Country has become one of the best things to do in recent years while traveling in the Central Coast Region of California. Cruise over the Los Padres Mountains in our safe, comfortable, and fast helicopter that is very well equipped for in-flight wine tasting if you would like to bring your own bottle aboard the helicopter. You will learn about the wine making history of the central coast region during the flight, and a also learn a good mix of Santa Barbara history and popular tourist attractions.
The breathtaking scenery surrounding Santa Barbara wineries and vineyards like Buttonwood, Carhartt, and Fess Parker is truly remarkable and will be the highlight of your Santa Barbara vacation. Other major tourist attractions that can only be viewed during this helicopter tour include: The Clark Mansion, Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch, and Ronald Reagan’s Ranch.
Having a hard time picking the right helicopter tour? The Santa Barbara Wine Country and Neverland Ranch tour also flies over historic downtown Santa Barbara, State Street, and the Stern’s Wharf before heading over the mountain to the Santa Ynez vineyards and Wine Country. Pick this tour, and you are guaranteed to experience the very best of the Santa Barbara Wine Country.
Combining the routes and attractions from all our flights, this helicopter tour has something for everyone to see: Santa Barbara coastline, Whale Watching, Channel Islands National Park, Santa
Barbara Wine Country, and Neverland Ranch. This tour is offered on a limited basis, and has a minimum passenger requirement.
This helicopter tour can be booked last minute as a private charter, to ensure absolute privacy, security, and luxury. You and your loved ones deserve the unique once-in-a-lifetime experience of a private helicopter charter. Many customers request this flight as a private charter for wedding proposals, anniversary celebrations, or surprise birthday gifts. Are you a parent? This private flight makes a memorable high school or college graduations present too. Call for details and pricing on this private charter for up to 6 passengers.
Santa Barbara Helicopters will soon offer VIP-level charter service departing from various locations, including Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez, and private ranch pickups anywhere in Santa Barbara County. Destinations include:
• Santa Catalina Island for lunch
• Big Bear Ski Resort for a few turns
• San Diego and La Jolla for a surf trip
• LAX and other Los Angeles airports
• Use our Las Vegas Strip landing location
• Monterey and Big Sur locations
Our decision to operate the Robinson R44 helicopter was quite easy. Why? because it’s the best helicopter for the job, it is the most utilized tour helicopter in the world. We chose to operate brand new helicopters, providing the best margins for safety and fun! All seats are facing forward and have a perfect panoramic view. Your safety is our top priority; the new design of the Robinson R44 helicopter enables us to carry all the latest equipment without compromising safety or performance. The R44 cabin and seating afford increased comfort – with noise-reduction headsets, passenger microphones, and luxurious interior.