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Address: Albert Whitted Airport, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
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+1 813-384-8687
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Family friendly helicopter tours over the city and the beaches of St. Pete....

Family friendly helicopter tours over the city and the beaches of St. Pete. Safari Choppers offers an excellent way to see St. Pete during your visit. You'll find a safari to meet your budget and add something unique to your vacation.

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A lot of fun

We were looking for something different, and this definitely filled that request. I don't remember signing anything regarding liability, but before I thought about it, we were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 May 2012
Austin E
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Lutherville, Maryland
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Tampa, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014

My wife and I received a prepaid gift certificate for two for Safari Choppers from a friend of ours so we called and left several messages to schedule a day to come down there. No calls were ever returned. We finally called another business at the airport to see if we could get more info and we're told they went... More 

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8 Thank David R
Tampa, Florida, United States
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

We are always looking for different things to do that don't require a lot of driving for day trips. Our pilot was great by pointing out landmarks that you visit on land. How different viewing them from the sky. Excellent tour for a little money. Be sure to eat at the restaurant when your tour is complete.

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Thank Donna M
Montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2013

Had an excellent tour today with Safari Choppers. They offer a number of different packages ranging from $39-$99 on a first come first serve basis, no reservations. We took the $99 tour and covered St. Pete's, John's Pass and St. Pete's Beach. All the staff was extremely friendly. Helicopter seemed almost new and extremely well maintained. I would highly recommend... More 

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1 Thank DHelyar
Medina, Ohio
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2013

Rode in March of 2013, on the $99 tour. The location at the airport terminal has a nice restaurant and bathroom facilities. It was a windy day but it didn't mess with the chopper too much. The person who checked us in and the pilot were very courteous, professional and down to earth. You are not confined to the route... More 

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Thank George S
Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2012

We went to the Hanger to sign up for the flight. I then spoke to and paid Vance, then he's telling us come on lets go out to the chopper. My grandson has always wanted to ride the red zebra helicopter. Vance buckled him in the front seat put the head gear on and I got in the back and... More 

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1 Thank Michael G
Lutherville, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2012

We were looking for something different, and this definitely filled that request. I don't remember signing anything regarding liability, but before I thought about it, we were off the ground and over the beach. Much fun.

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2 Thank Austin E
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2012

Two of the best guys running a great Helicopter tour company and it's right here in Saint Petersburg, you have to love that. A quick trip around town is affordable and makes you want to go back for more, stop by and fly !

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3 Thank isthisjohn
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

Scheduled an 11 AM flight for my father, myself and 5 year old daughter...a 40 minute flight at 200.00 per person. Gave them my cell phone in advance in case of any issues as our vacation time was limited. We arrived at the airport and waited for a rude man to approach us and tell us that we would be... More 

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Vharv, Owner at Safari Choppers, responded to this review

Safari Choppers maintains our helicopters to the exact same FAA standard as every aircraft operating in the United States. We operate first come, first serve so there was no phone number and no reservation made for any time. If you left to have coffee then it would been impossible for me to find you. I searched for you after locating... More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2011

I purchased a Living Social deal for an 8-10 min flight for two. The mgr/owner seemed a bit unorganized when we arrived...first we would be able to go sooner, then no later, well actually just go up to the restaurant & have a drink for a 1/2 hr (which we eventually did) Once we came back down at the organized... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2011

Great service. Well worth the money. It was our first helicopter ride. Thanks pilot tom! We will be back again.

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