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  1. United States
  2. Illinois
  3. Chicago
  4. Lake Michigan

Chicago: City Lights Helicopter Experience

Product ID: 80202
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Get bird's eye views of Chicago at night on a scenic helicopter flight after dark. Marvel at the twinkling lights from a different perspective on a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
About this activity
Duration 15 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Capture magical views of Chicago at night on an after-dark helicopter flight
  • Coast above legendary landmarks and historic sights
  • Create the perfect romantic evening or ultimate special occasion
  • Listen to the live narration from your experienced pilot
Full description
Check-in for a helicopter flight above the Chicago sights after dark and browse the exhibits about the history of the city. Ascend into the night sky once all the safety checks are completed, and get unobstructed views of the landmarks as your pilot provides a commentary on the city's history.

Fly over McCormick Place and Lake Shore Drive to coast over the blue waters of Lake Michigan. Admire the vibrant lights of Willis Tower and the John Hancock Building en route to Wrigley Field. Get a stunning view of the skyline on your return trip to the heliport.
  • Fully guided tour
  • All taxes and fees
  • On-site parking
  • Noise canceling headsets
  • Access to 6,000 square foot customer experience center
What’s Not Included
  • Printed 8 x 10 photos (available to purchase for $25.00)
  • Snacks and drinks (available to purchase)

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Meeting point

Chicago Helicopter Experience Downtown Heliport 2420 S. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60608.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Know before you go
• Please note that there is a strict weight limit of 250 pounds (113 kilograms) per passenger
• Please arrive at the heliport at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time
• Valid photo ID is required for passengers aged 16 years old and above
• This activity is suitable for children from 5 years old and above
• Please wear seasonal clothes. The helicopters are climate controlled
• Bags, purses, scarves, hats, and Galaxy Note 7 devices are prohibited on the aircraft. Complimentary lockers for storage are available on site
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.9 / 5
based on 36 reviews
Review summary
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Chicago Helicopter Experience

Product ID: 80202