Tour 1: Enjoy this eight-mile journey around the beautiful blue waters of Grand Traverse Bay. See Downtown TC and the NMC Great Lakes Maritime facility. This is a 7 minute trip... for at least 2, but up to 3 passengers.
Tour 2: This is a 20 mile journey that includes all the sights of Tour 1, Grand Traverse Bay, Downtown TC, NMC Great Lakes Maritime Facility, plus see the beautiful wineries of the lower half of the Old Mission Peninsula. This is a 15 minute trip that must have 2, but will hold up to 3 passengers.
Tour 3: This tour includes all the sights of Tour 1 and 2, and includes the entire Old Mission Peninsula. This is our most popular package, giving you ample time to take in the sights and truly see all the beauty of the Greater Traverse City Region. This trip takes 30 minutes and must have 2, but will hold up to 3 passengers.
Tour 4: This is the ultimate tour! The 80 mile trip takes you over Grand Traverse Bay and the lower Old Mission Peninsula and continues North West toward the amazing Sleeping Bear Dunes, Glen Lake, and the quaint town of Glen Arbor. An amazing experience second to none. This is a 44 minute tour and must have 2, but will hold up to 3 passengers.
Sunset Tour: All the sights of Tour 4 at Sunset! Limited Availability. This 80 mile trip takes you over Grand Traverse Bay and the lower Old Mission Peninsula and continues North West towards the amazing Sleeping Bear Dunes, Glen Lake and the quant town of Glen Arbor. Truly breathtaking and unforgetable! This is a 44 minute trip and must have 2, but will hold up to 3 passengers.
Thrill Ride: Doors off down and dirty, rock and roll fun! Strap on the MD500E high performance helicopter and take off today for the ride of your life! Remember Magnum PI? This is a modern version of that helicopter. Experience the thrill today at TC Helicopters! This is a 30 minute thrill / a 20 minute flight for 3 passengers.
You Fly Helicopters: A unique opportunity to actually fly the helicopter. Take the controls with our Certified Flight Instructor and experience the thrill of flying a real helicopter! Includes pre-brief and post brief on basic helicopter control. Cross this off your bucket list! This is a 30 minute flight with a 15 minute brief. Minimum of 2 riders per flight / 3 riders maximum.
NOTE: Each passenger must weigh less than 300 lbs.