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What You'll Get
Like a frisbee, humans are naturally flightless until put in an aircraft or thrown across a park. Soar through the air with this Groupon.
$167 for Helicopter-Tour Package ($520 Value)
- One 30-minute helicopter tour of downtown Denver or Boulder
- One 30-minute session in a flight simulator
During the 30-minute Mile High City helicopter tour with guided narration, passengers snap photographs of the capitol building’s glistening gold dome, catch a glimpse of Coors Field’s emerald-green outfield, and wave to jealous penguins watching from their pen at the Denver Zoo. Alternately, clients can choose the 30-minute Flatirons Exclusive tour, which buzzes above CU Boulder and allows views of blossoming fields in the summer and snow-peaked mountains in the winter. A 30-minute session in a flight simulator prepares passengers for flight or lets them relive the thrills of flight.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Flights are available select weekends; subject to weather and availability. May be repurchased every 90 days. Reservation required. Limit 5 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. 48hr cancellation notice required. 290lb weight max per person. Must sign waiver. Max 3 people per flight. Each Groupon is valid only for 1 seat. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Colorado Heli-Ops
Suspended within a glass and steel bubble, passengers soar over red-rock foothills and misty mountaintops. In the distance, they can glimpse the towering steel buildings of the Mile High City. The sun glints from a golden dome, and abstract façades of modern architecture reach toward clear, blue skies dotted with clouds. Though their ears are shielded by headsets, the passengers can hear the hum of the helicopter’s blades as thsiey slice through the air. Customers also get a chance to try their hand at piloting a helicopter on one of the simulators.
Colorado Heli-Ops's team of extensively trained pilots has ferried passengers on over 1000 aerial tours such as these that fly over some of their state’s most historic sites and breathtaking scenery. The sleek metal hulls of the helicopters provide limousine-like luxury with plush leather seats. On-staff photographers can professionally capture tour memories with high-powered lenses affixed to digital cameras.
Colorado Heli-Ops's instructors also use their mechanical birds to train clients for private and commercial pilot’s licenses or help them brush up on more specialized skills through programs in high-altitude and mountain flight. To enable preflight preparation and let students observe the flight patterns of digital geese, staffers operate an FAA-certified Merlin Turbine simulator.