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The Most Jaw-Dropping Helicopter Experiences In Hong Kong And Macau

Helicopter flying over Hong Kong city skyline on a bright clear day.
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By Pearl Yan
By Pearl Yan
August 19, 2019
Whether it’s celebrating a special occasion, showing off “Home Kong” to visiting friends and family or impressing your significant other, a helicopter ride can’t go wrong when it comes to creating moments that will last for a lifetime. When the sky's the limit, here are five helicopter experiences to take you high above the awe-inspiring Hong Kong and Macau landscape:

1/5The Peninsula flight-seeing tour

Photo: Courtesy of The Peninsula Hong Kong
Photo: Courtesy of The Peninsula Hong Kong

Duration: 18 minutes

The five-star helicopter experience begins at The China Clipper, an exclusive lounge located on the 30th floor of The Peninsula Hong Kong, offering spectacular views of Victoria Harbour.  

Hop aboard the twin-engined, air-conditioned MD902 Explorer helicopters, fitted with six VIP seats, luxurious interiors and a world-class audio system. The tour will take you around Hong Kong to enjoy views of the harbour, as well as the beaches and bays of South Hong Kong Island. 

Guests can also opt for the “Fly and Dine” or “Fly and Tea” package to indulge in exclusive dining offerings at one of the hotel's award-winning restaurants. 

Find out more at peninsula.com

See also: The Most Over-The-Top Luxury Hotel Arrivals In Asia

2/5The Big Buddha private flight tour

Photo: Unsplash
Photo: Unsplash

Duration: 30 minutes 

Admire one of the largest seated buddha statues in the world from above on this scenic helicopter flight, which takes you to the outlying islands of Hong Kong. 

On this private flight, you will fly alongside the Tsing Ma Bridge, hover over the iconic Big Buddha in Lantau Island and its surroundings and watch as planes take off from Hong Kong International Airport

Find out more at heliservices.com

3/5The Geopark private flight tour

Hong Kong global geopark of china. Sai Kung District.
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Duration: 30 minutes 

Take in Hong Kong’s magnificent nature in style with a private helicopter flight that offers guests the opportunity to soar high above the Hong Kong UNESCO Global Geopark. 

You will be able to observe the calm tranquility of Sai Kung and get up close with island groups, rare volcanic rocks, cliffs, sea caves and even a tombolo.

Find out more at heliservices.com.hk

See also: 13 Newly Listed UNESCO World Heritage Sites In Asia

4/5Fly and yacht

Photo: Unsplash
Photo: Unsplash

Duration: 18 or 30 minutes

Taking guests from air to sea, this extravagant experience allows guests to enjoy a completely different perspective of Hong Kong from a unique vantage point. 

The sightseeing flight will take off from the rooftop helipad of The Peninsula Hong Kong, followed by a sweep over Victoria Harbour before landing at Wan Chai Heliport, where guests will be chauffeured to a three-hour cruise on a luxury yacht where champagne and canapés await.

Find out more at heliservices.com.hk

See also: Yachting Etiquette: The Dos and Don'ts

5/5Hong Kong—Macau private round-trip helicopter tour

Photo: Getty Images
Photo: Getty Images

Duration: 12 hours 

Why take the ferry when you can enjoy full aerial views of Hong Kong’s skyscrapers, landmarks, and Victoria Harbour on a 15-minute helicopter flight to and from Macau?

This tour includes a guided walk through Macau’s historical centre, a visit to the city’s entertainment and shopping complexes and lunch at a Michelin-starred restaurant. As the night falls, there will be a photo opportunity to capture the city's famous daily laser light show, A Symphony of Lights, on your evening flight back to Hong Kong.

Find out more at viator.com

See also: How To Fly A Helicopter In Hong Kong

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