The maze of barrier islands, rivers, inlets, and inland icons that comprise the Cape Fear area can be viewed from a sky-high and much clearer perspective with an out-of-this-world trip that’s guided by High Tide Helicopters. Located on the edge of Airport Road in Oak Island, and convenient to both visitors staying in Southport and along the Oak Island shoreline, this undeniably distinct tour company allows visitors to fullly enjoy the southern North Carolina region from a truly bird’s eye perspective.

The tours can cover anywhere from 10 to 100 miles, and will fly over some of the area’s top destinations, including Bald Head Island, the Cape Fear River, and the fragile string of barrier islands that are found just off the coast. Along the way, tour-goers can expect to see a never-ending array of stunning icons from an aerial perspective, including the USS Battleship and Downtown Wilmington, Fort Fisher, the “Old Baldy” lighthouse, Fort Caswell, and the entirety of Oak Island. 1-3 passengers can be accommodated with every trip, and frequent fans can even embark on Helicopter Flight Training to master the art of flying these nimble machines. Perfect for everyday vacationers and esteemed pilots alike, High Tide Helicopters will introduce a while new view of the Cape Fear coastline.

Oak Island
Hours
  • Monday10:00am-6:00pm
  • Tuesday10:00am-6:00pm
  • Wednesday10:00am-6:00pm
  • Thursday10:00am-6:00pm
  • Friday10:00am-6:00pm
  • Saturday10:00am-6:00pm
  • Sunday10:00am-6:00pm
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