Helicopters offer a unique and unrivalled way to explore the most spectacular landscapes on our planet. Whether to admire natural wonders or man-made creations, here is a selection of the most beautiful places to fly over by helicopter around the world and in France.

The Grand Canyon, USA


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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Grand Canyon is famous for its breathtaking and impressive rock formations. Located in Arizona, USA, it offers incredible panoramic views. The Grand Canyon is around 16 km wide and is crossed by the Colorado River.

A flight over the Grand Canyon allows you to observe the immensity and geological diversity of this site. All these layers of red rock are clearly visible during the flight. View from the sky or from the ground, the choice is yours!

The Victoria falls, Zambia et Zimbabwe


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Victoria Falls, also known as Mosi-oa-Tunya, is a waterfall on the Zambezi River, on the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe.

These waterfalls are the most spectacular in the world. Their geological features are impressive, offering everyone a grandiose spectacle with its rainbows and heavy mist.

Fly over this breathtaking natural park, which covers almost 6,860 hectares!

Discover the landscapes of this natural wonder that you can only see from the sky.

The Great Barrier Reef, Australia


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The largest ecosystem on the planet, the Great Barrier Reef is located in Australia. Visible from space, it includes thousands of reefs, countless species of fish, dolphins, etc…

Its incredible biodiversity has earned it UNESCO World Heritage status. With a length of 2,300 km, the Great Barrier Reef is yours to discover!

Take a flight over the coral reef and you’ll catch a glimpse of the Heart Reef, a heart-shaped coral formation, or the Whitsunday Islands with their white sandy beaches.

The Swiss Alps, Switzerland

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Snow-capped peaks, sparkling glaciers, lush green valleys – the Swiss Alps are renowned for their majestic Alpine scenery.

Flying a helicopter in this mountain range allows you to get close to the most famous peaks, such as the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc, and to see all the picturesque Alpine villages that dot the mountains.

Not forgetting the magnificent glaciers such as the Aletsch, the largest in Europe, which account for almost 45% of the total glacial area of the Alps.

The volcanoes of Hawaii, USA


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The Hawaiian Islands are home to some of the world’s most active volcanoes. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was designated a World Biosphere Reserve in 1980. The park includes Mauna Loa, the highest and largest active volcano in the world.

Discover its fauna, flora and geology from the air. Get ready for a real spectacle! Molten lava, steaming craters – expect to have your breath taken away!

The Norwegian fjords, Norway

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The Norwegian fjords are renowned for their wild beauty and unspoilt natural environment. 2 of them are UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord.

From a helicopter, you can fly over crystal-clear waters surrounded by sheer cliffs and snow-capped mountains. Fjords such as Geirangerfjord and Sognefjord, Norway’s longest and deepest fjord, offer landscapes of incomparable splendour that would otherwise be difficult to access.


Of course, there are other natural wonders, but we couldn’t possibly list them all!


Flying over these destinations in a helicopter allows you to discover extraordinary panoramas and access sites that are often inaccessible by land. Whether you’re admiring natural wonders or iconic cityscapes, these flights offer an unforgettable experience and a unique perspective on the beauty of our planet. For aviation enthusiasts and travel lovers alike, these destinations represent exceptional opportunities to discover the world from the air.

Source : wikipedia

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