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Helicopter to Montserrat Volcano

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Starting from $399 USD / Adult
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Climb into a helicopter and soar into the Caribbean sky on your way to witness the undeniable power of Mother Nature. Your destination is the neighboring island of Montserrat and it’s active Soufriére Hills Volcano, which erupted in 1997 burying much of the island in volcanic ash like a modern-day Pompeii. In fact, the only way to explore the “exclusion zone” is by helicopter. Fly beside the 3,000-foot volcano which frequently spews ash and steam. Soar over the remains of evacuated villages swallowed by the mighty eruption. Witness the previous location of the WH Bramble Airport, now vanished from view. No sight is more telling than that of the charred remains of Plymouth, the island’s former capital. In some places, the city lies buried under 40 feet of ash. Experience the other worldly sensation of flying over Montserrat before taking in bird’s-eye views of Antiqua on the return flight.
HighlightsShow
  • Lift off and marvel at the views as your soar high above the Caribbean Sea.
  • Fly over the exclusion zone of Montserrat’s volcano, which rendered two-thirds of the island uninhabitable.
  • Marvel at the massive destruction as you fly over evacuated village and the previous location of the island’s airport.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Sun protection
  • Local currency
  • Rain jacket
  • Water bottle
  • Passport
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Light clothing
Important NotesShow
  • Guests in wheelchairs must have sufficient upper body strength to board helicopter with assistance.
  • Guests in wheelchairs must be able to stand briefly.
  • Preferred seating and flight times cannot be guaranteed.
  • There is a weight surcharge of 50% for guests over 230 pounds. Passengers will be weighed at heliport.Guests must be no taller than 6 feet 4 inches.Guests in wheelchairs and others with limited mobility should not select this tour.Guests must be able to negotiate two steps and must be able to stand briefly to enter the helicopter.Guests must bring their passports and tour tickets to pass immigration control.The seats are configured with 1 middle seat which affords views from both sides, but is not directly beside a window. Preferred seating and flight times cannot be guaranteed.Total flight time is 45 minutes.Air route may vary due to weather and volcanic activity.Passengers are provided with headsets and intercom to communicate with the pilot and with one another.
Location St. Johns, AntiguaSt. Johns, Antigua
Tour Code AN91AN91
Duration2.00 Hours2.00 Hours
Activity Level#Mild#Mild
RestrictionsMaximum Weight: 230 pounds
Maximum Height: 76 inches
Maximum Weight: 230 pounds
Maximum Height: 76 inches
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