Welcome to Blue Ridge, Georgia!

We’re so happy you’re here. Whether you’re a tourist looking to make the most of your visit, a local wanting to explore their hometown from the air, or you’ve got a special event planned, Blue Ridge Helicopter Tours is the perfect helicopter tour company for you!

Blue Ridge Helicopter Tours was founded right here in Blue Ridge, Georgia in the fall of 2020. We started this company because we wanted to improve tourism for our beautiful city, show people a side of Georgia they haven’t seen before, and provide adventure and fun for the whole family. Helicopter tours are an unforgettable experience for all, especially over a place as beautiful as the Blue Ridge Mountains!

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A helicopter tour over the scenic Blue Ridge area is perfect for all sorts of occasions, including but not limited to anniversaries, date nights, and more. Whether there’s a special reason you want to take a helicopter adventure, or you just want to explore the nature and scenery of the Blue Ridge Mountains, we have the perfect tour for you. With tours starting at $25, you’re sure to find a tour you’ll enjoy and remember forever!

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Happily Serving the Blue Ridge Area

Founded 2020FAA CertifiedStarting at $25Robinson R44

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Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Blue Ridge Helicopter Tours here! Do you have a question that isn’t answered on this page? Visit our Contact Us page and send us a message! We will get back to you as soon as possible.

A: Feel free to check on flights by calling 706-946-1010 to allow for the best selection of times. We understand the dynamics of vacationing, so we do take and prefer “walk-ups”, however, you may also make reservations for specific flights. A credit card is required for this, however the credit card is only used to hold the reservation. Payment is collected at our flight office.

A: Please plan to arrive at least 15-minutes prior to your tour reservation. (25-30 minutes prior for sunset flights) This will allow time for a preflight safety briefing and for you to get settled into the aircraft

A: We accept cash or Credit Cards, Debit Cards, PayPal or Apple Pay. It’s always easier to pay for something when you have a big smile on your face!

A: When we take your card number to hold a reservation, we don’t put a charge on your card and its information is encrypted (for security purposes). Therefore, you will need to present your credit card at the time of checkout.

A: The maximum weight limit is 600 lbs combined total weight of up to three passengers. There is a maximum limit of 300 lbs per seat.

A: Please see our online tour descriptions on our website for more details about each tour or drop by the office at 1010 Appalachian Hwy in Blue Ridge (next to Mason Tractor) for a personal brief and see flight maps.

A: Yes! A camera with a wide-angle lens is perfect. It should have a strap if possible. A camcorder is good as long as it is one of the smaller, handheld types, Smartphones are great!

A: There are a number of reasons we may cancel your flight due to weather (wind, low clouds, rain, etc.). Simply put, we will not take you up on a day where you will not be thrilled with your flight. Your pilot has the authority to cancel, change, or shorten a flight due to weather or other variables. If we cancel your flight due to inclement weather (at the sole discretion of Blue Ridge Helicopter Tours LLC.) we will gladly reschedule your flight for the next best time and date. NOTE: Tours that are cancelled or rescheduled by us due to weather do not incur any cancellation charges.

A: We typically fly from 9am to sunset Friday – Sunday, however we don’t always staff our office during non-flying periods. Please call us at 706-946-1010 before coming out to the office so we may provide you with the best possible service. We will vary our days and hours depending on holidays and events in the Blue Ridge Area.

A: Our helicopter seats three passengers at a time (one in the front, beside the pilot, and two in the rear). Seating is spacious and each seat has a large window for sightseeing. There is an individual weight limit of 300 lbs per passenger and a combined (up to three) passenger weight limit of 600 lbs. Children/infants under the age of two can sit on an adult’s lap.

A: Children/infants under the age of 2 can ride on the lap of an adult. Ages 2 and older must occupy their own seat. Getting in and out is very easy and comfortable for adults of any age.

A: The Helicopter is air-conditioned and offers a comfortable climate year-round.

A: Yes, the Helicopter has an intercom system that allows two-way communication between the pilot and the passengers. Headsets also enable us to describe the history of the area- feel free to ask questions! We supply the headsets.

A: If you would like to change your flight to a longer tour, just let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you! We want you to enjoy the experience and hope you get the thrills we get daily by flying the mountains!

A: If you booked over the phone or via the internet, please call us right away if you need to reschedule or cancel your tour reservation. As a small business, it’s important that we are able to rebook that time for another customer. We request as much notice as possible.

A: There is no charge for reservations canceled at least 24 hours in advance. However, once booked, any reservation canceled within less than 24 hours of the scheduled ride will be charged a $25 cancellation fee per flight. NOTE: Tours that are cancelled or rescheduled by us due to weather do not incur any cancellation charges.

A: It is very safe! The most hazardous part of this adventure is your daily drive. Our aircraft are cared for on a daily basis and receive a full inspection by our full-time maintenance staff every 100 hours of flying. All our pilots are FAA certified commercial pilots, with most holding Commercial Flight Instructor ratings. All our pilots and mechanics participate in a rigorous FAA/DOT drug test program.

A: While not required (or expected), most of our pilots are very appreciative of a tip. If you feel they earned a tip, please show them that appreciation!

A: Yes, all passengers must sign a waiver of liability. For passengers under 18 years of age, an adult or legal guardian must sign for them. You can review the BRHT Waiver on our website.

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