Fly over Mount Orohena on this scenic helicopter flight of Tahiti.
Explore the jungle-clad interior and travel to the piercing blue lagoons of the outer reef on this helicopter tour of Tahiti. Soaring high over Mt. Orohena where the dense jungle is fragrant with wild pineapple and the air fresh with the spray of waterfalls, put this pearl of the South Pacific into perspective on a bespoke panoramic flight.
This activity is run & operated from the helibase of Tahiti Faa'a Airport in Papeete. With three distinctive itineraries to choose from, this flight visits natural landmarks that include Mt. Orohena, the Punaruu valley and Punaauia.
Meet your pilot at the activity base at Faa'a Airport in Papeete for this scenic helicopter flight of Tahiti. With three unique itineraries to choose from, you can opt to share the experience with other guests or hire the whole helicopter for a private flight – ideal for families and couples. Watching the island from above, your luxury flight will also be accompanied by interesting commentary from your pilot – helping to put the natural features and local heritage into perspective.
‘Discovery’ Tour: Take off from Tahiti Faaa airport towards the legendary Fautaua Valley. Discover the steep and vertiginous reliefs of this luxuriant valley. Take a closer look at the tiara pass and its 1050 metres altitude. You will end your flight by flying over the port of Papeete.
‘To The Very Heart’ Tour: Fly over the splendid lagoon of Punaauia up to the entrance of the Punaruu valley. You will follow the highest peaks of Tahiti, including the Orohena Mountains, the highest point in French Polynesia (2241 metres). The tiara and the Fautaua waterfall located in the Pirae Valley will accompany you until you return above the port of the town of Papeete.
‘Mutiny On The Bounty’ Tour: After flying over the magnificent lagoon of Punaauia, enter the lush Punaruu valley to discover the crater at the heart of Tahiti Island. Explore the Maroto valley and its countless waterfalls, reaching Mount Orohena, the summit of Polynesia (2241 metres). On the horizon stands the lighthouse at Point Venus, a place steeped in history. Before returning by Papeete, you can enjoy the view of the Diadème and the famous Fautaua waterfall.
This tour operates using the high-performance Airbus AS350 B2 "Écureuil"helicopter. These 5 passenger luxuriously appointed helicopters offer the ultimate in comfort with leather seating, air conditioning and leather headsets. In some cases, the scenic flights are operated on Airbus EC135 helicopters that can welcome 5 passengers.
If you are a group of 6 passengers please contact us directly.