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5 Breathtaking Scenic Flights by Helicopter in Fiji

Which Helicopters to Choose in Fiji?

If there was only one country you had to choose to see from the sky, it would have to be Fiji! Tropical islands scattered among an ocean of many shades of turquoise to rugged volcanic mountain peaks topped with lush forest, Fiji has a breathtaking variety of landscapes that make for sensational helicopter flights. Seeing Fiji by helicopter should be at the top of anyone’s Fiji bucket list who really want to discover the beauty of these South Pacific islands. With that in mind, we have put together this list of the most breathtaking scenic flights by helicopter in Fiji!

If you want to learn more about what taking a scenic flight entails, take a look at The Guide to Helicopter Tours in Fiji for more information. Alternatively, you might want to look at the 10 Best Scenic Flights in Fiji so you know all your options including seaplanes and aeroplanes.

1. Island Hoppers

Join Island Hoppers for one of their 10-30-minute scenic flights over the Mamanuca Islands of Fiji. See paradise islands peppered across the clear waters of the Pacific Ocean, or head inland to see the marvellous peaks of the Mt Evans Ranges. Trips depart from Nadi International Airport with transfers to nearby resorts included in their prices. Alternatively, Island Hoppers does island transfers and island day trips.

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2. Heli-Tours Fiji

Choose from a range of memorable scenic flights over some of Fiji’s most diverse scenery. From a quick trip around the bustling hub of Port Denarau and its crystal clear waters to a 55-minute mission incorporating stunning island groups and the waterfalls and mountains of the Sleeping Giant, there’s a helicopter tour in Fiji for everyone with Heli-Tours Fiji. A minimum of two people needs to be booked in order for the trip to go ahead and a maximum of five passengers thanks to the larger AS355 being in their fleet. The Fiji helicopter tour company also does transfers, aerial filming, activity combos and more. Heli-Tours Fiji is located just outside of Denarau on Viti Levu.

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3. Pacific Island Air

Departing from either Nadi Airport or Denarau Marina, Pacific Island Air can take you on a number of memorable flights between the heart of Viti Levu’s rugged interior to the sandy islands of the Mamanucas. One of their most popular trips is the “Mystery Flights” where you won’t know where you are going until the day, as you fly between islands as you “tag along” for a ride. Pacific Island Air also has seaplanes and plane flights, as well as island transfers and activity combos.

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4. Elite Aviation

Choose from Elite Aviation‘s VIP island and resort transfer services or their “Skytour” to see some of the best views of the Mamanuca Islands. Marvel at untouched islands and vibrant coral reefs all within a short flight of the mainland. If you need to get from the mainland to one of the gorgeous Mamanuca Islands quickly, then Elite Aviation offers extremely competitive rates.

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[CLOSED] Savusavu Helicopters

[Update: Savusavu Helicopters is no longer operating]. Based on Fiji’s second-largest island, Vanua Levu, Savusavu Helicopters takes passengers on a scenic journey over Fiji’s hidden gems. In a three-passenger Robinson R44, where everyone gets a window seat, you’ll fly over the crystal clear waters exposing stunning coral reefs along the eastern bays of Vanua Levu. There’s also the option to fly over the lush rainforest of the Savusavu mountains or even treat yourself to a breathtaking sunset flight. Savusavu Helicopters also offers private charters and resort transfers.

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More About Scenic Flights in Fiji

By helicopter is not the only way to see Fiji from the sky. When looking for an amazing experience with unique perspectives, consider taking one of the other scenic flight transportation in Fiji. Take a look at the following articles for more details:


Laura S.

This article was reviewed and published by Laura, editor in chief and co-founder of Fiji Pocket Guide. Since arriving solo in the South Pacific over 10 years ago with nothing but a backpack and a background in journalism, her mission has been to show the world how easy (and awesome) it is to explore a paradise such as Fiji. She knows the islands inside-out and loves sharing tips on how best to experience Fiji’s must-dos and hidden gems. Laura is also editor of several other South Pacific travel guides.

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