Scenic Helicopter Flight Alhambra from the Sky

Main characteristics Excursion: TC18600-8
Type  : scenic helicopter flight
Start Location : Heliport Motril
Flying time  : 40 minutes (total time 1h)
Number of persons 2 - 3 (more persons on request)
Price a person : € 250 pp  (3p) / € 330 pp (2p) 
Aerport tax : € 10 a person
Insurance included : civil responsibility insurance
Suitable for children  : yes, (are charged as an adult)

The helicopter takes off from the heliport in the Port of Motril and proceed to fly over Motril, discovering the attractive views of the city, The flight is going over the Sierra de Los Guájares, with its magnificent pine forests and the Béznar reservoir, embedded in the Izbor river valley, a valley of breathtaking beauty. You will also pass the Lecrin Valley, with its orange and lemon trees plantations and finally reach the impressive monument of the Alhambra, declared World Heritage by Unesco, During the trip we will enjoy incredible views of the Guadalfeo River Gorge, formed by the river over millions of years, the Castle of Vélez de Benaudalla, the Rules dam, the Sierra de la Alpujarra with its beautiful white villages and the western slopes of Sierra Nevada with its two highest peaks, the Veleta, with 3.396 meters (11.142 ft) and Mulhacén, 3.479 meters (11.414 ft).

Note: before the flight, you will be weighed  in order to balance the helicopter and you will receive an initial briefing.

The Helicopter & Heliport

R-44 Clipper II helicopter

  • 4 seats (3 passengers + pilot)
  • Lycoming IO-540 engine
  • Cruise speed: 217 Km/h
  • Range:  644 Kms, 3 hours 20 min.
  • Panoramic vision with bubble windows
  • Pop out floats for flights over water
  • HD video cameras  (inside and outside)
  • BOSE noise reduction headsets with voice activated microphone
  • Music

The  heliport in Motril is the second private heliport authorized by AESA in Andalusia. It is located in a privileged environment, surrounded by mountains to the north (Sierra Nevada and Sierra de Lujar) and the Mediterranean Sea to the South. In fact, it is located by the water, so that take offs and landings are always done over the sea, enjoying spectacular views of the snowy peaks of Sierra Nevada, what makes it unique. 

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