Helicopter Rides Brighton and Shoreham

Explorer route info

Explorer Route Map

Duration: 40 minutes of flight time

Price: £1,400 for private use of our helicopter (max six people)

Departs from: Redhill

View travel information

View FAQs

Check availability
Buy voucher

Climb into one of our state-of-the-art helicopters for an experience like no other as you fly along the beautifully scenic South Coast.

Our breathtaking 40-minute Explorer helicopter tour over Brighton and Shoreham will take you towards Gatwick airport before heading down to the historic Brighton seafront and its coastal landscape.

Your helicopter ride along this renowned coastline will depart from Redhill aerodrome and rise to one thousand feet before travelling over the rich tapestry of the South Coast, flying past the dramatic chalk cliffs of Seven Sisters, over the picture-perfect villages and the rolling hills of the South Downs, soaring above ancient heath and woodland.

Brighton and Shoreham Helicopter Tour Landmarks

From the rural tranquility of the South Downs to the dramatic cliffs and the hustle and bustle of the historic Regency seaside resorts, the South Coast boasts some of England’s most iconic locations. Amongst other landmarks you will see:

1 Redhill & Reigate
2 Gatwick Airport
3 Crawley & Three Bridges
4 Shoreham-by-Sea
5 360i Tower
6 Brighton
7 Brighton Marina
8 Newhaven Fort
9 Seven Sisters Cliffs

10 Lullington Heath
11 Crowborough
12 Ashdown Forest
13 Tunbridge Wells (distant)
14 Hever Castle
15 Edenbridge
16 Bough Beech Reservoir
17 Lingfield Park Racecourse
18 South Godstone

Why choose to fly with us?

  • You will depart from the historical Redhill aerodrome
  • The flight in your state-of-the-art helicopter is completely private – the height of luxury
  • Our highly experienced pilots will make sure that you enjoy the trip of a lifetime
  • You can purchase gift vouchers to treat someone a once in a lifetime experience

How to get to Redhill Aerodrome

You can travel to Redhill aerodrome for your helicopter tour by car or by train.

Travelling to Redhill aerodrome by car

From the north, east or west: Taking M25 J8, head for A23 southbound through Redhill town centre. Follow the signs to East Surrey hospital and then to Redhill aerodrome.

From the south: Leave the M23 at J9 for Gatwick and head north on A23. Follow the signs to East Surrey hospital and then to Redhill aerodrome.

Take the entrance to the aerodrome off Kings Mill Lane. Before the barrier, turn to your right so that the large Bristow’s building is on your left. Our office is ahead in the Phoenix building.

There is limited parking behind the office and more opposite the Bristow’s building in the public parking section.

Travelling to Redhill aerodrome by train

The closest train station to Redhill aerodrome is Redhill, with services from Southern Rail and Thameslink via London Victoria, London Bridge, Clapham Junction, East Croydon, Gatwick Airport and Brighton.

A taxi journey from Redhill station to Redhill aerodrome takes approximately 10 minutes. Local taxi service RoadRunners offer  a ‘wait and return service’ if you book a taxi in advance.

Booking your helicopter tour

Our Explorer helicopter tour offers spectacular aerial views of Brighton and Shoreham – this is sightseeing with a difference.

The South Coast ranks as one of the best coastal visits in the country with a variety of coastline – from grand seaside resorts to natural habitat. A helicopter tour will allow you to see all the highlights of this beautiful location.

Book your flight with us and take the trip of a lifetime over England’s stunning countryside and coastline. Don’t forget your camera so that you can impress your friends and family with some extraordinary photos and capture your memories forever.