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Charter Flights & Trips

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 or Rochester
  • Exclusive flights also available

Flights from Rochester

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.

Suggested Tours

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  •  Sailing

    Sailing

  •  Rochester astle & Cathedral

    Rochester astle & Cathedral

  •  Rochester

    Rochester

  •  Leeds Castle

    Leeds Castle

Brands Hatch – 20 Minutes
Giving you a birds eye view of the racing circuit, the route will fly over Rochester Castle and Cathedral, Brands Hatch and the Historic Dockyard at Chatham

QE2 Bridge and Bluewater – 30 Minutes
Take in numerous well-known sights including Rochester Castle and Cathedral, the Historic Dockyard at Chatham, M25 and the QE2 Bridge, Bluewater Shopping Centre, Eynsford Castle, Lullingstone Castle and Brands Hatch Race Circuit

Leeds Castle and Medway Coast – 30 Minutes
A North-West Kent tour taking in the major sights of the area including Rochester Castle and Cathedral, Cooling Castle, Historic Dockyard Chatham, Chilston Park, the world renowned Leeds Castle and the town of Maidstone.

National Trust and Kent Castle Tour – 60 Minutes
The South East has some of the most spectacular castles and houses in the country – this tour includes a bird’s eye view of some of the most beautiful - fly over the stunning Leeds Castle then over the National Trust favourites of Sissinghurst Castle, Bodium Castle, Bateman’s and Scotney Castle, then to the historic Hever Castle, Knowle House and Ightham Mote before returning to Rochester.

Kent Tour – 60 Minutes
A tour to take in some of the best and most iconic views of Kent. You will fly over Rochester Castle and Cathedral, the beautiful Leeds Castle, over the town of Ashford and on to pick up the coast at the famous Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel le Ferne. You will then follow the coast to view Dover Castle, Docks and iconic White Cliffs. Keeping with the coast, you will fly as far as Walmer Castle, before turning inland to return via the magnificent Canterbury Cathedral and 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 30, 40 or 60 minute exclusive tours.
Scroll down to purchase a Sightseeing voucher now. Alternatively, please call us on 01843 823 067

Flights from Manston

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.

Suggested Tours

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  •  Canterbury Cathedral and City

    Canterbury Cathedral and City

  •  Deal Castle

    Deal Castle

  •  Dover Castle

    Dover Castle

  •  White Cliffs of Dover

    White Cliffs of Dover

  •  Dreamland Margate

    Dreamland Margate

  •  Helicopter over Water

    Helicopter over Water

  •  North Kent Coast

    North Kent Coast

  •  Reculver Towers

    Reculver Towers

  •  Thanet Coast - Margate

    Thanet Coast - Margate

  •  Whitstable

    Whitstable

Local Tour - 20 Minutes
See the delights of the coastline from Margate around to Pegwell Bay. Fly over the fantastic beaches including Botany Bay, Joss Bay and Viking Bay as well as the coastal towns of Broadstairs, Ramsgate. If the time of year is right, maybe see the seals off the Goodwin Sands on your way back to Manston.

Dover Tour - 30 Minutes

A fantastic trip along the Kent coast flying over the Medieval Cinque Port of Sandwich, then following the coast south over Deal, Deal Castle, Walmer Castle, St Margaret’s Bay to the stunning White cliffs of Dover, Dover Castle and Port before returning along back along the coast to Manston.

Whitstable and Canterbury Tour - 30 Minutes

Following the North Kent coast, past the historic twin towers and Roman fort at Reculver, flying over the picturesque seaside towns of Herne Bay and Whitstable, before turning inland to take in the sights of Canterbury and the world-famous Canterbury Cathedral

Dover, Canterbury and Whitstable - 40 Minutes

Follow the Dover tour to the port before turning inland to follow the A2 along the edge of the beautiful Kent Downs to the historic city of Canterbury. Pick up the North Kent Coast on the way back to Manston and see the seaside towns of Whitstable and Herne Bay and finally the historic Roman landmark of the Reculver Towers.

Kent Coastal Tour and Canterbury – 60 Minutes
Why not take the ultimate trip around Kent – following the Dover tour as far as the port then continuing along the coast to the stunning Battle of Britain memorial at Capel le Ferne, near Folkestone. After turning inland to fly over Ashford and the designer outlet village, your tour will take you over the magnificent Leeds Castle then back to Manston via the historic city of Canterbury with its stunning cathedral.

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.
Scroll down to purchase a Sightseeing voucher now. Alternatively, please call us on 01843 823 067

Prices

Flights from Manston or RochesterPrice Per SeatExclusive Price
20 Minute Sightseeing Flight£99.00-
30 Minute Sightseeing Flight£139.00£489.00
40 Minute Sightseeing Flight£189.00£659.00
60 Minute Sightseeing Flight£275 .00£969.00

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Polar Helicopters
Hangar 10
Manston Airport
Ramsgate
Kent, CT12 5FF

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