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Air Zermatt

| Heliport Zermatt, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 966 86 86
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Hands down BEST helicopter ride ever !

We have been fortunate to have enjoyed some beautiful helicopter rides- including Kauai, the... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
lajollatravels
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La Jolla, California
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Amazing flying and scenery!

I did the flying for my birthday, and it was the best gift ever! The flying was amazing, getting a... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
Crio2046
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Geneva, Switzerland
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The helicopter company Air Zermatt provides transport and rescue services for the Zermatt-Matterhorn destination. It also offers all kinds of adventures for visitors – such as sightseeing flights around the Matterhorn. Air Zermatt was founded in 1965. Its fleet includes ultra-modern helicopters, individually equipped according to use. Modern mountain rescue owes its existence to Air Zermatt. Equipment and techniques such as longline (rescues from cliff faces) and tripod (rescues from glacier crevasses) were developed and refined here. •Sightseeing flights •Heli-skiing •Supply of provisions for mountain refuges •Transport for construction projects in the mountains and in resort •Forestry work on the mountain slopes •Rescues •Transfers to hospitals and specialist clinics •Airport transfers (Zurich, Bern, Geneva, Sion, etc.) •Guided tours of the heliport (for groups) •Observation bench by the heliport (on the Zermatt–Tasch footpath)
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  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“minute flight” (10 reviews)
“skilled pilot” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Heliport Zermatt, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We have been fortunate to have enjoyed some beautiful helicopter rides- including Kauai, the Northern & Southern California coasts and the Grand Canyon but our tour today over the Matterhorn and surrounding Swiss Alps blew all of those away! Even though it was the most...More

1  Thank lajollatravels
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Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

I did the flying for my birthday, and it was the best gift ever! The flying was amazing, getting a close view on the glaciers, and then, suddenly the breathtaking view of Matterhorn !!!!

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Should we do it?? The kids and I discussed every possible tourist excursions to do while we were in Zermatt, Switzerland last March 2017 ( forgive the lateness, but this experience deserved a review ). We weighed prices and eliminated ones we didn’t have time...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Zermatt and the Matterhorn are very special. One can get a closer look at the Matterhorn with the 20 minute flight from Air Zermatt. Conditions permitting it is also possible to have the helicopter drop you on the border with Italy, you will have clear...More

1  Thank Mark H
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Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

I spent the Christmas weekend in Zermatt and gave myself the extra treat of a 20 minute helicopter flight to and around the Matterhorn. The pilot was great and the flight and views amazing and definitely worth it. The downside was that the father of...More

2  Thank Ronel S
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

We went on the 20 minute Matterhorn tour on July 4th. Everyone we worked with at Air Zermatt was very friendly, and helpful. Simon, our pilot, was excellent................very informative, and flew very smoothly........................will definitely do this again. Worth every CHF. .

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Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

Professional service, safe and skilled pilot amazing views and all but: 1. Be sure you an sit either in the front or side window seats or you will be disappointed 2. Should you have young children be sure to bring some chewing gums to help...More

2  Thank Claudio R
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Reviewed June 26, 2017

Definitely a once in a lifetime experience, but well worth it with the views and excitement of swooping around the summit of the matterhorn, right next to glaciers, and over beautiful valleys in a helicopter.

Thank Michelle C
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Reviewed June 13, 2017

I took their newest helicopter with two seats for passengers in the front row and three seats in the second. Large windows all around. The pilot was excellent and gave narrative in English, French, and German. We saw the largest Swiss mountain, Monte Rosa, and...More

1  Thank RJJAZ
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

It goes without saying that sightseeing by helicopter is not inexpensive, but it is the most breathtaking, awesome way to the see the Alps. My children loved it. A memory to last a lifetime. I would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Zermatt. Our pilot,...More

1  Thank Harry W
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Response from lajollatravels | Reviewed this property |
By the way- we have taken many helicopter rides in and Air Zermatt blew them all away. Highly recommended!
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