Helicopter tours give people a chance to interact one-on-one with whirlybirds, a rare avian species led to the brink of extinction by Hollywood action sequences. Take a tour in a majestic metal bird with today's Groupon: for $199, you get a Hollywood sign helicopter tour for up to three people (up to $435 value; price is $145 per person) from Adventure Helicopter Tours.Troposphere-traveling trios load into a MD 520 helicopters for tours taking off from Whiteman Airport seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sky sailors take in aerial views of the Hollywood sign, Burbank, Universal Studios, and the LA basin, seeing every sidewalk, back-alley building, and shingle signature left by local roofers. Adventure Helicopter's experienced pilots calm tense passengers with confident control and trivia about landmarks along the route. There's no age restriction, making tours a great activity for kids, friends, a friend's kids, a friend's family, a friend's family's kids, or a family of friendly kids. You can also use your Groupon toward an upgrade on the type and length of tour. Call at least a week in advance to schedule your ride.
Though Adventure Helicopter Tours has yet to receive online reviews, here are a few customer testimonials from the company's website:
- I’m afraid of heights but I enjoyed myself and I’d do it again. It was a safe trip, great helicopters and awesome views. – Robert Powers
- Wow, What an adventure. The guys here at Adventure Helicopter Tours are great. The facility, crew and helicopters are amazing. I will fly again ASAP, oh and the views were breathtaking. – JT
Adventure Helicopter Tours
Adventure Helicopter Tours parades sightseers about the skies above Los Angeles for aerial appreciation of the city's many landmarks. The outfit hosts 12 separate tours around southern California, including those that fly over the homes of celebrities, providing ample opportunities to pass judgment on their backyard barbecuing skills. Other options include a romantic sunset excursion, and a route that flies past the Hollywood sign. Every passenger on an Adventure Helicopter Tours excursion enjoys window seating and a two-way MP3 stereo headset for easy communication with fellow sightseers.
12653 Osborne St.
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