Busch Gardens And Alafia River Wildlife Helicopter Tour - Tampa

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 Hr
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  • Departure Time :
    9am-6pmPlease enter your desired departure time in the Special Requirements box at check-out
  • Departure Details :
    825 Severn Ave, Tampa, FL 33606, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Take to the Tampa Bay skies on a helicopter tour over downtown Tampa and Busch Gardens. Fly over the city skyscrapers, view exotic wildlife like giraffes, lions and more at Busch Gardens, and see native animals like blue herons and alligators on the Alafia River.


Scenic helicopter flight

Enjoy fantastic aerial views

Fully narrated tour

Choice of morning or afternoon departure

Qualified and professional pilot

All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

Know More about this tour

From the Peter O. Knight Airport, start your helicopter adventure with an aerial view of downtown Tampa. As you fly just above the roofs of the citys skyscrapers, see the St Petersburg Times Forum, the Florida Aquarium and the University of Tampa. Then, fly over Ybor City, a historical district north of downtown named for the local cigar manufacturer.

From Tampa, head north to Busch Gardens, where youll circle the amusement parks roller coasters and view its exotic wildlife. Busch Gardens is home to majestic animals like giraffes, lions and tigers! Youll feel like youre on an African safari as your pilot flies over the park and points out the animals.

On your way back to Tampa, fly over Alafia River State Park. Your pilot will lower the helicopter closer to the ground so you can spot some of the parks residents, like blue herons and alligators.

From the Alafia River, head back to the Peter O. Knight Airport, where your Tampa Bay adventure comes to an end.


Helicopter tour

Local taxes

Entry/Admission - Old City Helicopters, LLC



Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

This listing is for the

Busch Gardens & Alafia River Tour

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Price is per person

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, or other circumstances, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

Please enter your desired departure time in the Special Requirements box at check-out

Children under the age of 5 must be accompanied by an adult

Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 300 lbs (136 kg) may not fly

Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, groups of 2 or 3 passengers weighing over 550 lbs in total, will be required to purchase an additional seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour.

Traveler Reviews

  • 23-Apr-2019

    This was a very successful birthday surprise for a friend. We saw dolphins, flew over roller coasters and cruise ships. Our pilot was great. It was a really cool experience!