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Bird's Eye View Helicopters

211 Airport Access Rd, The Newport State Airport (Colonel Wood Airpark), Middletown, RI 02840
+1 401-843-8687
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An awesome first time chopper experience

Having done the four hour Cliff Walk yesterday, I couldn't wait to see it again from the Sky... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle R
via mobile
Up, up and away!

It was a gorgeous morning...perfect for a helicopter tour of the area. Our pilot was really great... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Susan R
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West Sand Lake, New York
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The only way to experience Newport, Rhode Island. Private helicopter tours since 2000. Open year round. Great for all ages. See all of the Newport Mansions from above and more. Visit our website for all our exciting tour options. IMPORTANT - You will fly out of our launch pad at 211 Airport Access Road, Middletown, Rhode island. It's 10 minutes away from Newport Wharf.
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211 Airport Access Rd, The Newport State Airport (Colonel Wood Airpark), Middletown, RI 02840
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having done the four hour Cliff Walk yesterday, I couldn't wait to see it again from the Sky. Having never been in a chopper before, we had no idea what to expect. We were not disappointed. It was a little windy, yet we knew we...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a gorgeous morning...perfect for a helicopter tour of the area. Our pilot was really great, and seeing the mansions from the air was spectacular, as well as flying fairly close to the top of the Newport Bridge!

Thank Susan R
birdseyeviewh, General Manager at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your great review! We really appreciate it!

Reviewed 13 May 2017

I called Bird's Eye View on a lark while in Newport; it had been foggy all morning and the fog was burning off. After a long week, we were looking for something fun to do. Bird's Eye was able to accommodate me on the same...More

Thank Fotopug
birdseyeviewh, General Manager at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review. We really appreciate it!

Reviewed 13 May 2017

Three of us planned this ride as a way to celebrate our birthdays. We were over the moon with this experience ! One friend was somewhat anxious about this as the day approached. She was so pleased and excited after our tour, she immediately posted...More

Thank Mary-Beth S
birdseyeviewh, Manager at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review Mary-Beth! We really appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have been to Newport a few times. Love the mansions and the food. But made time to do this helicopter tour. Our daughter was with us this time and suggested it would be fun.Driving to the airport and ride took all of an hour....More

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Bird's Eye View... 1, Passenger Experience at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Thank you so much for your review! We really appreciate it! -Angel

Reviewed 27 November 2016

We took one of the mansion tour helicopter rides and this was the highlight of our newport trip. The ride was so nice and it was neat to get that unique aerial view of the mansions. We didn't reserve ahead of time but called in...More

Thank reindroped
Bird's Eye View... 1, Manager at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2016

Thank you for the great review! It was a pleasure flying with you!

Reviewed 1 November 2016

This was my first helicopter trip and I truly enjoyed it! We went to the airfield about 1 1/2 to 2 hours drive from Boston. The heliport is part of a private airport in Middletown, Rhode Island. The helicopter tour office is in a modern...More

Thank goinallover_10
Bird's Eye View... 1, Owner at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a great review. Thank you for flying with us! :)

Reviewed 12 October 2016

All was as described in web site. We were picked up at cruise ship port (we opted for the round trip van ride they provide). The friendliest people you can deal with. This is THE way to see Newport. We took the mansion tour. If...More

Thank MISC2014
Bird's Eye View... 1, Office Assistant at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2016

We are very happy to hear that! Thanks so much for flying with us and for sharing your experience with everyone! =)

Reviewed 1 September 2016

Smooth ride, was with someone who does not love to fly and he loved it. Pick up service available at your hotel. Friendly staff many flights to choose from

Thank Alexandra B
Bird's Eye View... 1, Owner at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

So happy you enjoyed your flight. Thank you for your positive review!

Reviewed 3 August 2016

This was a surprise from my husband (I thought we were going on a boat cruise) and it was amazing. We sat on a bench and watched people sky dive while we waited. We watched a quick safety video and went right up.Patrick our pilot...More

Thank cvencile
Bird's Eye View... 1, Bird's Eye View Associate at Bird's Eye View Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2016

We are very happy to hear that! Thanks so much for flying with us and for sharing your experience. We appreciate it very much!

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Lytes2c
What lighthouses do you see from the lighthouse tour on the Bird's Eye View helicopter?
11 May 2016|
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Response from birdseyeviewh | Property representative |
Good question! Rose Island, Goat Island, Beavertail, Castle Hill, Dutch Island, Hog Island and Ida Lewis. Feel free to check out our website for more information as well. Thanks!
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