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Nanco Helicopters

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Nanco Helicopters is Santa Barbara's premier helicopter company. We offer helicopter tours of Santa Barbara, the Channel Islands National Park and Santa Ynez wine country. There is no better way to see Santa Barbara county than from the perspective...more
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1601 Cook Pl, Santa Barbara, CA 93117-3122
This attraction is at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
+1 805-705-4429
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

Recently chose Nanco to fly myself and a date out for a birds-eye tour of the Channel Islands and Santa Barbara. Highly recommend it - look no further. Noteworthy items: - Safe, well maintained equipment - First class experience - Taylor was very accommodating and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Discrn_Trvlr
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We booked the 30min Santa Barbara Coast tour for three (my Mom, husband and myself) and had an amazing time. Taylor, the pilot and owner is very professional and was very organized about rebooking our tour when poor weather meant we couldn't fly on the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Georgina S
Reviewed July 7, 2017

5 Star experience. Anyone in the Santa Barbara area looking for an exceptional experience, flying with Nanco is a must - do. We booked a Winery Tour to Sanford and it was breathtaking. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

My girlfriend and I vacationed in Santa Barbara in June for her birthday. We reserved two different flights from Nanco Helicopters. From booking to flight prep Taylor (the owner and our pilot for both flights) made it an easy and enjoyable experience. Our first trip...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 398dougd
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Purchased the shorter city tour as a B'Day present for friends visiting from Chicago. They loved the experience & the view. Afterwards when visiting the Mission, etc. they kept saying "oh we flew over this". Taylor was great to deal with and they enjoyed his...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Davis2013
Reviewed May 23, 2017

We booked a one hour tour of the Santa Barbara Channel Islands and I highly recommend this company. The tour was very easy to book and Nanco contacted us on the day of our tour to confirm the details and remind us to arrive a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Andy B
Reviewed May 18, 2017

I have been flying with Nanco Helicopters for over 2 years now. From day 1 they have been nothing but exceptional in customer service, flight instruction, and a great company to fly with overall. Taylor the chief pilot is extremely knowledgable, very friendly and a...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Aaron S
Reviewed May 3, 2017

I highly recommend a tour with these guys! The Nanco team is great! On the day of my birthday I called to see if there were any available tours, and even though they were booked all day, they made arrangements to squeeze me in- how...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank cadymcclellan
Reviewed February 15, 2017 via mobile

I took my girlfriend here for Valentine's Day. There was some cloud formations happening, but that didn't stop Taylor from finding some beautiful sights for us to see. We also got to see 7 whales, dolphins, and some amazing islands. I've never been on a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank mgluskin
Reviewed May 30, 2016

What a way to see the Channel Islands! My wife and I had an absolute blast. New clean helicopter and awesome pilot! Thanks Nanco we will be back.

Date of experience: May 2016
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