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Sightseeing Tours

From Manston or Rochester, these flights take in a tour of the local area. There are a range of different flights on offer showcasing the best of Kent’s countryside and coastline, castles, landmarks, towns and cities.
  • Helicopter sightseeing flight in a Bell 206 JetRanger helicopter
  • Choose from a 20, 30, 40 or 60 minute flight duration
  • You will form part of a group of up to 4 participants
  • Operated once a month from our bases at either Manston and Rochester
  • Exclusive flights also available

Flights from Rochester Airport

In use for aviation since 1934, Rochester Airport is well placed in North West Kent with easy access to the M2 and M25 motorways. We run sightseeing tours from Rochester generally on the last weekend of the month. Once you have your voucher, give us a ring and we will arrange the time and date that suits you. The flight will be in a shared aircraft and, although we will always endeavour to fly you on the route that you would prefer, we may need to follow the route decided by the pilot on the day.

  • See Kent’s maritime and industrial heritage
  • Take a tour of castles, historic houses and gardens
  • Take a bird’s eye view of the countryside and find out why Kent is known as the Garden of England
  • Marvel over modern Kent – See the QEII bridge carrying M25 traffic across the Thames Estuary or see one of Europe’s largest shopping centres - Bluewater from the air. Brands Hatch is always a popular destination and a great sight from the air.
A range of flights are available:

20 Minute Flight
  • Brands Hatch – Giving you a bird’s eye view of Brands Hatch, Rochester Castle, Cathedral and Historic Dockyard Chatham
30 Minute Flight
  • Leeds Castle & Medway Coast - A North West Kent tour including Rochester Castle and Cathedral, Historic Dockyard Chatham, Chilston Park Hotel, Leeds Castle & Maidstone before returning to Rochester
  • QE2 Bridge & Bluewater - Take in numerous well-known sights - Rochester Castle & Cathedral, Historic Dockyard Chatham, QE2 Bridge, Bluewater Shopping Centre, Brands Hatch Race Circuit, Eynsford Castle & Lullingstone Castle.
60 Minute Flight
  • National Trust & Kent Castle Tour - Take in some of the most spectacular castles and houses in the South East - Leeds Castle, Sissinghurst Castle, Bodium Castle, Bateman's, Scotney Castle, Hever Castle, Knole House and Ightham Mote
  • Kent Tour - Some of the best views of Kent, including Rochester Castle & Cathedral, Leeds Castle, Ashford, Challock, Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel le Ferne, White Cliffs of Dover, Dover Castle & Docks, Walmer castle, Canterbury Cathedral and the Historic Dockyard at Chatham
Exclusive flights
Why not book the whole aircraft for an exclusive tour with your friends and family. Allowing up to 4 people, the tours run on the same days as the Sightseeing tours but the route can be tailored to your own wishes.

We operate 20, 30, 40 or 60 minute exclusive tours.

Prices from Rochester

Leeds Castle and Medway Coast – 30 minutes: £119 per seat or £450 for an exclusive tour.
This will include Rochester Castle and Cathedral, Historic Dockyard Chatham, Chilston Park Hotel, Leeds Castle and Maidstone.

QE2 bridge and Bluewater Shopping Centre – 30 minutes: £119 per seat or £450 for an exclusive tour.
This will include Rochester Castle and Cathedral, Historic Dockyard Chatham, QE2 Bridge, Bluewater Shopping Centre, Brands Hatch Race Circuit, Eynsford Castle and Lullingstone Castle.

Brands Hatch – 20 minutes: £85 per seat or £300 for an exclusive tour.
This will include Brands Hatch, Rochester Castle, Cathedral and Historic Dockyard Chatham.
We will shortly be offering bookings and payment online.
Meanwhile, to book a tour please call us on 01843 823 067

Flights from Manston Airport

Although now closed to commercial traffic, Manston Airport has been an airport since the First World War. Located in North East Kent, we still work from Manston, operating from a purpose-built hangar on the north side of the airport. We run sightseeing tours from Manston generally on the first weekend of the month. Once you have your voucher, give us a ring and we will arrange the time and date that suits you. The flight will be in a shared aircraft and, although we will always endeavour to fly you on the route that you would prefer, we may need to follow the route decided by the pilot on the day.

  • See Kent’s fantastic eastern coastline
  • Take a tour flying over Dover Castle, the historic White Cliffs and port
  • Treat yourself to a bird’s eye view of the city of Canterbury and Canterbury Cathedral
  • View the delights of Whitstable, Herne Bay and the north Kent coast.
A range of flights are available:
20 Minute Flight
  • Local Tour - Fly around the Thanet coast including Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate, returning to Manston via Pegwell Bay
30 Minute Flight
  • Dover Tour- Follow the East Kent coast, Sandwich Bay, Deal Castle, Walmer Castle, St Margaret's, White Cliffs of Dover, Dover Castle and docks
  • Whitstable & Canterbury Tour - Follow the North Kent Coast from Reculver Towers, Herne Bay, Whitstable, then inland to Canterbury and Canterbury Cathedral
40 Minute Flight
  • Dover, Canterbury & Whitstable - See the East & North Kent coasts - From Sandwich to Deal, Deal Castle, Walmer Castle, White Cliffs of Dover, Dover Castle & Docks, then inland up to Canterbury, then North to the coast at Whitstable. Follow the coastline back past Herne Bay and Reculver Towers to Manston
60 Minute Flight
  • Ultimate Kent Coast - An East Kent tour following the coast through Sandwich to Deal, Deal Castle, Walmer Castle, White Cliffs of Dover, Dover Castle and Docks along the south coast to the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel le Ferne and Folkestone. The flight turns inland flying over Leeds Castle, Canterbury and Canterbury cathedral before returning to Manston
Exclusive flights
Why not book the whole aircraft for an exclusive tour with your friends and family. Allowing up to 4 people, the tours run from Manston on any day of the week. You can follow one of the sigheseeing routes or if you would prefer the route can be tailored to your own wishes.

We operate 20, 30, 40 or 60 minute exclusive tours.

Prices from Manston

Dover Tour – 30 minutes: £119 per seat or £450 for an exclusive tour.
This will include East Kent coast, Sandwich Bay, Deal, Dover, Canterbury Cathedral, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Reculver Towers.

Local Tour – 20 minutes: £85 per seat or £300 for an exclusive tour.
This will include Margate, Broadstairs, Ramsgate and Pegwell Bay.
We will shortly be offering bookings and payment online.
Meanwhile, to book a tour please call us on 01843 823 067

Charter Flights

Charter Flights allow your travel to be flexible thus enabling you to enjoy a trip tailored to your exact needs.
Helicopter hire can be personalised for many occasions including attending special events, whether it is a wedding, a sports event or a just a day out visiting family and friends. Why not save yourself time and avoid unnecessary stress when you have a business meeting or event that you need to attend. Impress visiting business colleagues with a charter flight over the local landmarks. The possibilities are endless……
We operate a stylish 5-seater Bell B206 JetRanger aircraft so one journey can take up to 4 people at a time. Our pilots are highly qualified, very experienced commercial pilots and instructors so will ensure that you have everything that you need for your comfort and safety during your flight.

For a quote, please feel free to ring or fill in the Charter request detail form online.

Heli-Dining

How about a special treat with a flight to a local hotel for lunch or afternoon tea followed by a sightseeing flight back taking in the local sights.
Flights from Manston run on any day, Heli-Dining flights from Rochester take place on the last weekend of the month along with the sightseeing flights.