Mackinac Island

Helicopter Rides
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Mackinac Island
Quick Hop

560 reviews

A great introduction to helicopter rides. A great budget friendly option for families.

time in flight 5 miles of flight
 Eagle Point Cave
Lake Huron
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checkmarks Checking it off your bucket-list
Budget friendly option


Mackinac Island

1,201 reviews

Your visit to Mackinac Island isn’t truly complete unless you’ve flown above it! Experience the Island in a whole new way.

time in flight 8 miles of flight
Downtown Mackinac
Round Island
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checkmarks An unforgettable experience
camera icon Photography Flights


Mackinac Island
Big Mac

402 reviews

From the Islands, to Mac City, St. Ignace & the Mighty Mac – this ride covers it ALL!

time in flight 35 miles of flight
Mackinac Bridge
Mackinaw City
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light icon The ultimate Michigan ride
A once-in-a-lifetime experience


Everything you should know about helicopter rides in Mackinac Island

Experience the Sensation

Mackinac Island is a charming town that is known for its rich history and picturesque scenery. The island is a popular tourist destination that offers numerous family-friendly activities for visitors to enjoy. From biking and horseback riding to exploring historic sites and shopping, there is no shortage of things to do on this lovely island. And now, visitors can experience the island from a whole new perspective with our helicopter rides. Flying high above the town, you can take in the stunning views of Lake Huron and the surrounding area. It’s an adventure you won’t soon forget and is just one of the many exciting activities that Mackinac Island has to offer. Mackinac Island Helicopter Rides offer a truly awe-inspiring and heart-pumping adventure. As you soar through the skies, the island’s various landmarks come into view with breathtaking clarity. You’ll witness the awe-inspiring Mackinac Bridge, the commanding presence of historic Fort Mackinac, and the charming downtown area that is bursting with life. The scenery is so stunning that many previous customers credit this adventure as the highlight of their trip, with families talking about it for years to come. It’s an experience that is truly unique and unlike anything else you can do on the island. The feeling of being up in the air, surrounded by the island’s natural beauty, is indescribable. Every moment is packed with thrills, excitement, and pure joy, making it a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that will leave you with memories to cherish for years to come. So if you’re looking for an unforgettable adventure that will take your breath away, consider taking a helicopter ride and witness the magic of Mackinac Island from a truly remarkable vantage point.

It’s surprisingly smooth

When it comes to experiencing Mackinac Island from the air, many passengers have a misconception that a helicopter ride would be a bumpy, nerve-wracking experience. However, the reality is quite the opposite. Our helicopter rides offer an exceptionally smooth ride, much to the surprise of many first-time riders.

We take great care to ensure that our passengers have a comfortable and steady flight experience. Our hovering lift-offs are gentle, and we maintain cruising altitudes that are lower than what one might expect, resulting in an incredible sightseeing opportunity and an even smoother ride. This is all thanks to our experienced pilots who are well-versed in providing a comfortable and enjoyable flight experience, optimized for passenger sightseeing.

For those who are new to the world of helicopter flying and are looking for an introduction to this exciting adventure, we highly recommend our Mackinac Island Quick Hop ride. This ride is a popular choice and provides an opportunity to experience the thrill of flying in a helicopter firsthand. The breathtaking views of crystal clear waters from the air are sure to leave you awe-struck and with an unforgettable experience that will be etched in your memory for a long time.

However, be warned that our Mackinac Quick Hop option often leaves passengers wanting more! Our exhilarating helicopter rides are addictive, and we have had many passengers return to book a longer ride after experiencing the excitement of the Mackinac Hop. So if you’re looking for a unique and unforgettable experience in Mackinac, book a helicopter ride with us and get ready to soar through the skies with comfort and ease!

Booking and flying are a breeze

Flying in a helicopter is a hassle-free experience, unlike commercial airlines, and is as simple as buying a cup of coffee. Our online ticketing system provides you with easy access to purchase tickets for any of our three ride options in Mackinac, starting at only $55 per rider.

Your helicopter ride experience at our Mackinac location is seamless and effortless, starting with a quick 10-minute onboarding process. Arrive just 10 minutes before your scheduled time slot, and our team will guide you through the process before promptly loading you onto your flight. To ensure maximum comfort and safety, we provide a comprehensive safety protocol that includes a brief 5-minute safety briefing with one of our ground crew members that all guests must have before boarding. This safety briefing not only familiarizes passengers with the safety requirements but also instills a sense of calm and confidence for a worry-free flight experience. Our ground crew member is also available to answer any questions and ensure that your flight is as enjoyable as possible.

Views you can’t get anywhere else

Our helicopter rides over Mackinac Island offer a one-of-a-kind experience that simply cannot be found anywhere else. Not only will you enjoy the thrill of soaring above the city in a helicopter, but you’ll also have the opportunity to take in breathtaking views of the entire Straits of Mackinac. Our helicopter tours take you over the crystal-clear blue waters of Lake Huron and offer unparalleled views of iconic landmarks such as Downtown Mackinac Island, Round Island, Bois Blanc Island, Mackinaw City, The Mackinac Bridge, and the gorgeous straits of Mackinac.

As you soar above, you’ll get to witness the hustle and bustle of downtown Mackinac Island, the historic architecture of the buildings, and the ferries zipping across the water delivering families into a world of adventure. You’ll also appreciate the vastness of the surrounding areas and the stunning natural beauty that surrounds the island.

For those looking for a truly unforgettable experience, our Big Mac Tour is hands-down the coolest and most unique option. This tour takes you across the state of Michigan and offers breathtaking views of everything from the forests and lakes of the Upper Peninsula to the sprawling cities of the Lower Peninsula.

No matter which tour you choose, our helicopter rides provide a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience that families talk about for years to come. With stunning views, an exhilarating ride, and a range of options to choose from, it’s the perfect way to explore and appreciate all that the Mackinac area has to offer. So don’t miss your chance to see Mackinac Island from a whole new perspective!

Mackinac Island Quick Hop

Experience the thrill of soaring 1000 feet above Mackinac Island’s picturesque landmarks with our Mackinac Island Quick Hop helicopter tour! This tour covers a total flight distance of 5 miles with speeds of over 100+ MPH, providing breathtaking views of the East Coastline, Michigan Ave, Lake Huron, and Eagle Point Cave. Our experienced pilots, who are FAA commercially certified, will take you on an unforgettable ride while ensuring your safety is our top priority. Don’t miss out on this incredible adventure, with prices starting at just $50 per person. Book now and let us take you on a one-of-a-kind Mackinac Island Quick Hop helicopter tour!

Mackinac Island Downtown Ride

Embark on a life-changing experience with our Mackinac Island Downtown Tour. This breathtaking tour covers a distance of 8 miles, with views of iconic landmarks such as the Lost Lake Nature Trail, Lake Huron, the Mackinac Island East Coastline, Arch Rock, Fort Mackinac, Downtown Mackinac Island, and the Round Island Lighthouse. The tour is priced at $80 per person, and is an incredible opportunity to experience the beauty of Mackinac Island from a new perspective.

As you soar through the air at 1000 feet, the wind rushing past you at 100+ MPH, you’ll witness the stunning beauty of Mackinac Island. Your view will take in the rugged natural beauty of the island, including the crystal-clear waters of Lake Huron and the verdant greenery of the island’s forests. You’ll also get a bird’s-eye view of the historic landmarks that have made Mackinac Island famous, including the stunning Round Island Lighthouse and the imposing Fort Mackinac.

And of course, no Mackinac Island tour would be complete without a visit to the vibrant downtown area, where you’ll see the hustle and bustle of island life in action. You’ll get a chance to witness the charming Victorian architecture of the buildings that make up the heart of downtown Mackinac Island, as well as the famous Lost Lake Nature Trail. This tour is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the beauty of Mackinac Island in a way that few people ever will. Book your tour today and discover the magic of this incredible island from a whole new perspective!

Mackinac Island Big Mac Tour

Experience the ultimate adventure with our Big Mac tour, the most thrilling helicopter ride in the state of Michigan. This tour will take you on a 35-mile flight through the beautiful landscapes of Mackinac Island, Mackinaw City, and St. Ignace Bay. You’ll enjoy breathtaking views of iconic landmarks such as Arch Rock, Fort Mackinac, Round Island Lighthouse, and the Mackinac Bridge. You’ll get a full view of the Straits of Mackinac, which will leave you speechless.

The tour starts with a flight over the Lost Lake Nature Trail and Mackinac Island East Coastline, where you’ll see the beautiful Lake Huron. The flight continues over the downtown area of Mackinac Island, where you’ll witness the hustle and bustle of the city from above. As you fly over the water, you’ll get a full view of the Straits of Mackinac and the magnificent Mackinac Bridge, one of the most iconic bridges in the world. The Big Mac tour is the ultimate experience, and the memories will last a lifetime. The flight is 35 miles long and travels at a speed of 100+ MPH at 1000 feet in the air. This once-in-a-lifetime experience is not to be missed. The price for this unforgettable tour is $225 per person.

Should you really take time out of your vacation to book a helicopter ride in Mackinac Island?

Uh… definitely absolutely, yes!

And here are just a few reasons why:

Spectacular views: A helicopter ride over Mackinac Island offers breathtaking views of the island’s natural beauty, including the crystal-clear waters of Lake Huron and the lush forests that cover the island.

Unique perspective: Seeing the island from the air provides a unique perspective that cannot be experienced from the ground. The bird’s-eye view of the island is an unforgettable experience.

Adventure and excitement: A helicopter ride over Mackinac Island is a thrilling and exciting experience that is sure to get your adrenaline pumping.

Ideal for photography: The aerial views provide excellent photo opportunities for capturing the island’s natural beauty, stunning architecture, and historic landmarks.

Great for special occasions: A helicopter ride over Mackinac Island is a unique and unforgettable way to celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday, anniversary, or marriage proposal.

Memories that last a lifetime: A helicopter ride over Mackinac Island is an unforgettable experience that will provide lasting memories for years to come.

We take safety seriously

Safety is at the core of our helicopter rides. We take every precaution to ensure that our passengers have a safe and enjoyable experience. All of our pilots are highly skilled and FAA commercially certified, undergoing rigorous internal and FAA-regulated commercial training, including emergency procedures training. We never compromise on safety, and this is reflected in every aspect of our operation. Our helicopters undergo regular maintenance and inspections that exceed FAA requirements, ensuring they are in optimal condition for each flight. Prior to each flight, we assess weather conditions to ensure that it is safe to fly. Our strict safety protocols extend from boarding to unloading, leaving nothing to chance. We take pride in our commitment to safety, and our passengers can trust that they are in good hands.

Online bookings are the way to go

Booking your Mackinac Island helicopter ride has never been easier! Simply go online and select the tour of your choice. From there, you can choose the date, time, and number of passengers you’d like to book for. Payments are quick and secure, ensuring you get your tickets with ease. If you’re looking to book within a two-hour window, give us a call and we’ll be happy to help you out if possible. We pride ourselves on offering a seamless booking process that will leave you feeling excited and ready for your adventure. Whether you’re planning a trip months in advance or looking for a last-minute adventure, we’ve got you covered. With our quick and easy online booking process, you can book your tour in no time and get ready for an unforgettable experience



Don’t just take our word for it. View our ever-growing list of happy fliers.

Bree Hamm
Jan, 2024
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We took the Christmas lights tour and it did not disappoint. We enjoyed every second of the flight. Cal was our pilot and he was awesome. Pointed things out and was sure to give both sides of the chopper equal "view love."
We would absolutely do this again. Thank you, My flight for a great trip
Us Mc
Dec, 2023
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I wanted to take my son up and see the lights. It was a short and very exciting trip!! Well worth the money spent for a memory we will both cherish! Abby was excellent with her customer service!
Shoua Yang
October, 2023
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It is so worth the experience. it is so amazing to see how everything looks from above. It was my first along with my bf. And we both loved it! Our captain Lucas was incredible! Very informative. Will definitely come back again. but I honestly have to say, I don't think it was a 20 mins ride like we paid for.
Kandice Ramirez
November, 2023
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Did the My Flight for the first time for my daughter 20th bday. Our pilot was Lucas and he was super friendly and knowledgeable. He handled the helicopter flawlessly! Would definitely recommend the experience...
something fun and different to do! Weather was also perfect!
S Nagi
September, 2023
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All the staff were extremely nice. Spoke loud and clear and made sure we were safely boarded &vice versa. Our pilot, Kory, did an amazing job with the ride. Kept conversation light and humorous. Informed us when coming up on main buildings/landmarks. Made our first helicopter ride a memorable one! Cant wait to fly with them again!
Susan Harder
November, 2023
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This was so much fun. Our pilot Sergio knows the city well. My only wish was, I should have upgraded to a longer flight. Well worth the cost.
Michael Scott
January, 2024
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Abby rob and Leon were awesome. Super friendly and made the process easy for beginners. Highly recommend at 4:50 for a good sunset and seeing the Christmas lights was magical. Go Abby rob and Leon
Michelle Smigiel
June, 2023
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Lucas was a great pilot. Very fun and engaging. We had a wonderful flight. All of the staff was friendly and very helpful. The ride was also very smooth. A truly unique and fun experience.
Shanel Henry
September, 2023
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We had a fantastic time on our flight tour! Sam was an awesome pilot, she made us feel very comfortable. We had the doors of experience and it was well worth it! It was such a fun dye night for my husband and I. We look forward to doing it again!
Brandon Martin
August, 2023
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This was one of the most AMAZING experiences here in Detroit. Our pilot was SAM and she was GREAT! Very knowledgeable of the city and its historical landmarks. Would highly recommend and will be doing again👍🏾👍🏾 …


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