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Blue Hole and Turneffe Islands Helicopter Tour

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    What to Expect
    Take in a unique, bird’s-eye perspective of one of Earth’s most impressive oceanic wonders. After hotel pickup in a minivan, you’ll arrive at the heliport for a safety briefing and then hop aboard a 4-passenger helicopter. Flying southeast, you’ll first see Belize City below.

    After passing Drowned Cayes and Gallows Point, soar above one of the largest barrier reefs in the world. Watch waves crest over the astounding coral reef and be on the lookout for the many marine creatures that live among it. Dolphins, sharks, stingrays, manatees, and crocodiles all have been spotted in the reef waters.

    Next up, see the spectacular Turneffe Atoll from the air. This cluster of about 200 different islands features a brilliant Central Lagoon.

    As you fly further over the open sea, Lighthouse Reef comes into view. Imbedded in this atoll is the famous Blue Hole, a spectacular dark-blue circle formed by a collapsed cavern in the sea floor. At 1,000 feet (300 meters) across and 460 feet (140 meters) deep, this natural wonder is a Belize National Monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Continue above Half Moon Caye, and head back toward the mainland. Pass again over Turneffe Atoll. Head back into Belize City as your helicopter lands on the ground.

    After touching down at the heliport, a minivan takes you back to your hotel, providing a scenic driving tour of Belize City highlights on the way.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your Hotel in Belize City
    Astrum Helicopters Base Heliport at Cisco Construction
    Duration
    1h 5m
    Inclusions
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off (Belize city)
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Bottled water
    • Live commentary on board
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
    • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • A minimum of 1 passenger per booking is required
    • A maximum of 4 passengers per booking
    • Due to weight / balance of the aircraft, total maximum weight for all 4 passengers is 725 lbs.
    • All passengers names and weights required before flight
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Reviewed 23 August 2019

    go when your kids are older. our kids were 5 and 7 did not understand how amazing this trip was. very unique experience

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank palslee99
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