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Waverider Helicopter Tours

480 Airport Rd, Oceanside, CA 92058-1205
+1 760-691-9144
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Christmas Lights

Took my 93 year old mother on a Christmas Lights Tour. She uses a walker and has mobility issues... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Cathy C
Fantastic experience, lovely owners!

I booked the 45-minute Waverider's Quiver tour for my husband's birthday (super easy to book... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
Christina F
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Waverider Helicopter Tours is Veteran-owned and Oceanside's first helicopter air tour attraction! We also operate out of French Valley Airport in Temecula on select days. We provide an exciting and unforgettable experience for all who are looking to view the beautiful beaches of San Diego County and captivating backcountry of Temecula Wine Country from a unique perspective. Your experience will be sure to last a lifetime as you take an amazing ride in a helicopter! Waverider Helicopter Tours offers several exciting tours, ranging from 8 minutes to 45 minutes. You can choose one of our tours that will keep you along the coastline the entire time, or you can mix it up and choose one of our tours that offers picturesque views of not only the beach, but also the backcountry! The helicopter has four leather seats (three passengers and your pilot), Bose noise-canceling headsets, heat, and air conditioning to have you riding in comfort and luxury!
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480 Airport Rd, Oceanside, CA 92058-1205
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Took my 93 year old mother on a Christmas Lights Tour. She uses a walker and has mobility issues so I wasn't sure how she would get into the helicopter. It was no problem. They had a step stool and guided her in. During the...More

Thank Cathy C
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

I booked the 45-minute Waverider's Quiver tour for my husband's birthday (super easy to book online; website is informative; the owners responded almost immediately to questions by email; also, I feel their fees are more than reasonable for the level of service received along with...More

Thank Christina F
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I am so glad I found Waverider Helicopter Tours. I booked a ride for my dad's 85th birthday, and it made his day. Kurt and Danielle were so friendly and made everyone feel comfortable. Everything about the experience was a positive: it was easy to...More

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WaveriderHelicopters, Owner at Waverider Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Thank you so much for the great review! We are happy we could make your dad's 85th birthday a special one!

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful experience. Kurt was amazing pilot and host for our tour. Easy booking process online and the views were outstanding at sunset. Worth every penny. Definitely would recommend him for anyone looking to experience the beauty of the coast from a different perspective.

Thank Libertystewart
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WaveriderHelicopters, Owner at Waverider Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Thank you for the great review! We are pleased our website and online booking process is smooth and efficient. The sunset flight is a beautiful flight and we are glad you were able to experience it. Thank you for recommending us!

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

I have done a lot in my lifetime. I've hiked some of the roughest terrain, climbed some of the highest mountains and even swam with sharks. I can honestly say my experience in their helicopter tops all that I listed. We booked the 45 minute...More

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WaveriderHelicopters, Owner at Waverider Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Thank you John for the great review! We are happy you enjoyed the flight with us and pleased we topped all of your other experiences. We strive to be the best and excited to share the experience of flying in a helicopter with all of...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

I was a bit hesitant about climbing into a small helicopter, but it was an incredible experience! Very comfortable, able to see for miles in all directions, went over the beach as well as inland. Proprietors are wonderful, accommodating people. Highly recommend!

Thank M6577OWkarene
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WaveriderHelicopters, Manager at Waverider Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thank you for such a great review, we are glad to hear you enjoyed your flight with us!

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

My children surprised me with a beautiful Holiday helicopter ride at night to see the amazing Christmas lights over the Carlsbad area. It was so wonderful to see the harbor below and fly over one fantastic neighborhood after another. The views were spectacular and I...More

Thank Denise B
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WaveriderHelicopters, Owner at Waverider Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

The Christmas lights tour really is a unique and spectacular thing to experience! It is a different perspective on Christmas light viewing. We are happy you enjoyed it and really appreciate the recommendation!

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

My wife and I took the the coastal tour with Kurt and had an amazing time. The views were amazing and we even got to see two whales!! Can't wait to book the next tour with Kurt!

Thank hs1212
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WaveriderHelicopters, Owner at Waverider Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for the five star review and so happy you had an amazing time! it is always an awesome sight to see whales on our tours. We look forward to flying with you again!

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

After reading about Waverider Helicopter Tours special Christmas Lights flight I knew it was something my husband and I would truly enjoy doing. Booking was easy and both Kurt and Danielle assisted me making the choice of night to fly. It was great fun and...More

Thank JNSOCAL
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WaveriderHelicopters, Owner at Waverider Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for the five star review! The Christmas lights tour is truly a unique experience and we are so happy you had a great time. We look forward to flying with you again!

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

I really enjoyed our helicopter sunset tour, it was better then I could have imaged and a great way to end the day by watching the sunset. Our pilot Kurt was very knowledgeable about the area, we had great views and a very smooth ride,...More

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WaveriderHelicopters, Owner at Waverider Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you for the awesome review! Flying with us is a great birthday gift and we are glad we made it enjoyable and the ride smooth for you. Thank you for recommending us. It really is a unique and exciting experience!

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