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Address: 410 Airport Rd, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9110
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Coastal Helicopters offers air tours and scenic flights over the beautiful...

Coastal Helicopters offers air tours and scenic flights over the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina...we can take up to three passengers on an exciting trip along the oceanside past lighthouses, marine life and wild ponies. From Corolla to Ocracoke and beyond, creates memories that last a lifetime!

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A new perspective of the OBX.

My husband and daughter enjoyed their helicopter ride. Staff was very friendly and helped ease apprehension of first helicopter ride. Beautiful scenery with amazing views of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
hoosegirl
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Ashland, Kentucky
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Ashland, Kentucky
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and daughter enjoyed their helicopter ride. Staff was very friendly and helped ease apprehension of first helicopter ride. Beautiful scenery with amazing views of the wildlife.

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Indiana
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Smooth informative tour. Great view of sea life and wild horses. Great over view of the light house and the Outer Banks.

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Thank Jeffrey N
Bismarck, North Dakota
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Larry was very knowledgeable. Flexible with scheduling due to the weather. Patient with my two younger children. Would definitely do again!

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FlyOBX, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Yes, we've had some challenging weather lately, but glad the trip worked out in the end. Larry loves taking kids up (and their parents), and encouraging an interest in aviation....please look us up again next time you're in the area! More 

Arden, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though we hadn't initially considered a helicopter tour during our first family Outer Banks trip, we had stumbled across the Coastal Helicopters site when searching for some last minute sightseeing opportunities online. I'm so glad that we booked this trip! It was to be our last day, and our tour turned out to be the most fascinating 30 minutes of... More 

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FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

We're so glad you found us at the last minute! We always tell people that you can see more of the Outer Banks from the helicopter in 30 minutes than you can from the ground all week, and it's true! It's especially interesting after you've visited the sights already, then get to see sea life, shipwrecks and the birthplace of... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been planning this little adventure for several months and were excited about a helicopter tour of the Banks. Coastal Helicopters took care of every detail. We took the southern trip and were not disappointed at all. The views are everything you could hope they are. Got to see a variety of sea-life, shipwrecks and history of the Outer... More 

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Thank Thomas S
FlyOBX, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks so much for looking us up for the deluxe tour down south...we were blessed with really nice weather while you were here, and glad you had the opportunity to see such cool stuff from the helicopter. With all those big bubble windows, it's the best platform for viewing all the Outer Banks has to offer from the air! Yes,... More 

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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The people at Coastal Helicopters were very accommodating! I called at 2:00PM and they were able to get us in for an afternoon helicopter ride. They also waited for us to drive down from Corolla! Our pilot was very nice and gave us lots of information on the tour. He made it very interesting for my 6 yr old nephew... More 

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Thank Amy S
FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for the review...it was a pleasure to meet you all, and glad you liked the trip. Your nephews are both at good ages to fly, they asked some good questions on the trip! We do hope you look us up for another flight next time you're in the area...thanks again. More 

Browntown, Virginia
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm having a difficult time describing what a wonderful experience this was for my wife and I. Stephanie and Larry (the pilot) were just great. Scheduling and payment was easy and straight forward. What a wonderful couple! Larry is a rock solid pilot and made our first experience in a helicopter a most exciting adventure. We saw two sea turtles... More 

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Thank Harry M
FlyOBX, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Warren, we sure appreciate the thought you put into the review. It was so nice meeting you both, and glad the whole experience made such an impact on you. Hope you don't mind if we use your quote about falling in love for 30 minutes - that really sums it up! And many thanks for recognizing Larry's piloting skills -... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I recently took a 30 minute helicopter tour. It was so amazing! The pilot was nice and knowledgeable of local information and history. Once we were over the ocean, we saw dolphins, a stingray and a sea turtle. I can't wait to take another tour on our next vacation!

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Thank Beth B
FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

So happy that you had a good day to fly - it's a great experience on any given day, but when you see plenty of sea life it make it even more special. And Larry loves giving the tour of the area for folks from out of town, you can see more in 30 minutes from the air than you... More 

Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sent our teenage daughter and her friend on a helicopter ride with Coastal Helicopters and they really had a good time. Making a reservation was easy and everything went as scheduled. Stephanie & Larry were great hosts and we would highly recommend their services.

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Thank Meve15
FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words - that was fun taking a 'girls trip', they were both great passengers and had fun just the two of them. Hope we can get the rest of the group up next time, looking forward to seeing you back in the area! More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Almost 40 year old with a 5 year old and a 13 year old! Had an amazing flight! Stephanie and Larry were awesome! Will definitely fly with them again. We did the 10 minute flight and will do a longer flight next time!

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Thank Emily G
FlyOBX, Owner at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for letting us know how much you liked the flight, it's a great fit for all ages. We've taken everyone from 9 months to 96 years old and they've all had great experiences. Yes, now that you know how much fun it is, we'd love to get you out on a longer tour along the ocean, please call next... More 

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