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A picturesque mountain town in the heart of Southern California, Big Bear is uniquely stunning. Visitors from all over are drawn to its intense natural beauty, constantly seeking new ways to explore the wilderness of the San Bernardino National Forest, the glittering Big Bear Lake, and the striking mountain peaks that characterize the area. But few tours can give you the full experience of souring over the land in a Big Bear helicopter ride and taking it all in at once. Read on below to learn more!

Experience the Majesty of Big Bear from Above!

Helicopter Big Bear is the foremost leader of Big Bear helicopter tours. Providing visually stunning tours year-round, Helicopter Big Bear gives visitors the opportunity to see sweeping, panoramic sights from breathtaking elevations in the sheer awesomeness of a high-powered Big Bear helicopter.

Perfect for fliers of all ages, from couples to small groups of family or friends, Helicopter Big Bear gives three-person tours of Big Bear’s scenic landscape starting at a mere $35.00 per person. Discounts are given for the third person, and large groups can be accommodated with multiple flights, ensuring everyone in your party can share the same wonderful experience and make remarkable memories together.

From Pine Knot Village to Boulder Bay and Castle Rock, you can see all of Big Bear’s best sightseeing destinations from a majestic, surreal aerial view.  Soar over Sugarloaf Mountain, Gold Mountain, and Snow Summit, take in glistening views of Baldwin Lake, and see the massive Mojave Desert. Some Big Bear helicopter tours even take you over waterfalls and through canyons!

The company’s sunset Big Bear helicopter rides are particularly romantic. Plan it as a part of a memorable date night with that special someone in your life. Flights can last anywhere from seven to forty-five minutes, taking you over as many as fifty-five miles.

Depending on the season and weather conditions, some of Helicopter Big Bear’s tours are available at night as well. Tours operate all year long, though winter weather conditions may prevent flying from time to time. Check in with Helicopter Big Bear for more information on trip conditions while you’re planning your stay in Big Bear!

Escape to the Mountains with Big Bear Vacations

Contact our reservation specialists to find out further details on Big Bear helicopter rides and other exhilarating ways to experience Big Bear when you reserve your accommodations in one of our rustic vacation rental lodges or cabins today!

Helicopter Ride

Big Bear Lake is a beautiful area with a rich landscape that boasts a variety of trees, waterways and wildlife. While it’s exciting to explore at ground-level, it’s even more enchanting to view it all from above. When it comes to making the most of a getaway, perspective is truly everything. When you’re looking for an excursion that’s far off the beaten path, and even off the ground, make sure to book a helicopter ride with Helicopter Big Bear.

Set Your Sights on the Sky

Big Bear Lake’s premier provider of adventurous tours, Helicopter Big Bear takes guests on the trip of a lifetime over the Big Bear Valley. The San Bernardino Mountains provide a scenic backdrop that makes for an unforgettable aerial experience. In an effort to share the stunning beauty of this countryside with as many visitors as possible, Helicopter Big Bear offers helicopter rides every day of the week and is even open on holidays.

Customize the Experience

While a traditional trip up into the sky via helicopter is bound to be exciting, Helicopter Big Bear provides guests with options to customize their tour for an even more amazing experience. Flights can be scheduled anywhere from 7-minute tours to 45-minute excursions and family and friend discounts are always applicable. Guests are encouraged to let their pilot know if they are interested in viewing specific landmarks which could include the Mojave Desert, Santa Ana Canyon or specific mountain lakes that are particularly stunning to see from the sky. The team at Helicopter Big Bear is excited to provide a personalized experience and will happily create a flight plan that speaks to personal interests.

What to Know Before You Go

Headquartered at the Big Bear Airport, guests interested in taking a helicopter tour do not need to reserve a spot in advance but during busy seasons, a reservation is highly recommended. All ages are welcome on board and guests will be fitted with an earpiece and radio for communicating during the trip. All trips are considered private experiences meaning your group will not be paired up with other groups for a flight. While night flights are not common, those who are interested in an evening tour above the beautiful Big Bear Valley can request accommodations and an itinerary will be created if weather is permitting. Photos are strongly encouraged during tours and become priceless souvenirs of your time in the sky.

Find a Place That Feels Like Home

After a jaunt through the air, make your way softly to the ground and book a vacation home that provides the perfect place to rest and rejuvenate before the next big adventure. The team at Big Bear Vacations is here to help you find your ideal getaway home. With a vast portfolio of properties that include cabins, spacious homes and pet friendly accommodations, we’ll make sure you’re booked at a location that fits your style. Contact us today to start planning.


Helicopter Ride

To book this experience call: 909-585-1200


Monday-Friday: 10:30AM-4PM

Saturday-Sunday: 10AM-5PM

501 Valley Boulevard Big Bear City, Ca 92314
Located at the Big Bear City Airport Terminal

Driving to Big Bear offers lovely views of the San Bernadino mountains.  Once you arrive the view continues to be spectacular.  If you want an entirely different perspective, take a helicopter tour.  You can see the mountains and Big Bear Valley from above and see things you just might miss on the ground!

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