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Sanoa Island Helicopter Tour from Punta Cana

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Punta Cana, Caribbean

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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Overview

Journey into Saona Island aboard a private helicopter and enjoy incredible views, world-class service and a day of adventure on this exotic excursion that includes pick-up, 25-minute helicopter ride, lunch, and relaxing beach time.
  • Enjoy a bird's eye view on a 25-minute private helicopter ride
  • Relax on white sandy beaches and enjoy tropical breezes
  • Savor a buffet lunch, complete with aged rum and local beer
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Round trip ground transportation
Lunch Buffet, including one lobster per person
Professional guide
Beach chairs and bed
Bathrooms
One (1) 5*7 printed photo per family or group
Express Vip Check- in upon arrival at out base
Welcome Drink upon arrival at the Beach
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Please note that some hotels in the city are not included in our pick up itinerary. In case your hotel is not included in our pick up itinerary, we will contact you to indicate the closest hotel to which you will have to come for us to pick you up.
You should wait for your guide in the indicated hotel lobby.

Enjoy a scenic 25-minute flight above the scenic Dominican Republic countryside and soar over white sandy beaches, palm trees and clear blue waters. Check out farms and fields from a bird's eye view and relax on the exotic island of Saona. Revel in beautiful beaches and unwind with cold drinks and tropical breezes. 

Savor a delicious lobster lunch and an all-you-can-eat buffet full of local delights, plus all the aged rum and Presidente Beer you want while on the island.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Saona Island
An unforgettable experience of helicopter flight in combination with the beautiful Saona Island. This excursion consists of the following itinerary: Express VIP Check-In upon arrival at our base One (1) 5x7 printed photo included by family or group 25-30 minutes flight from Bávaro / Punta Cana to Isla Saona 1 hour and 15 minutes of total time on the beach Welcome drink (champagne or juice) upon arrival at the beach Restaurant with VIP lunch: Entrance: Chicken, fish and seafood paella with mixed salad Main Plato: Lobster, fish, potatoes and vegetables Dessert: Tropical fruits Open bar included during the stay Water and soft drinks Champagne, golden rum, mojito, caipirinha, caipiroska, gin, vodka, whiskey Beer, Red wine, white wine Waiter service included Each couple, family or group will have their individual VIP table with beautiful decoration Each couple, family or group will have access to their cheilones 25-30 minutes flight from Saona Island to our base in Bávaro / Punta Cana Round trip ground transportation included
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • What to Bring: Sunscreen, swimsuit, towel, sunglasses and hat
  • Comments/Restrictions: Weight and weather limitations may apply.
  • Additional hours can be purchased.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Gray Line Dominican Republic

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Sanoa Island Helicopter Tour from Punta Cana?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Sanoa Island Helicopter Tour from Punta Cana.

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Very reliable
nicolasR9067QE
, Jun 2019
We travelled in the helicopter with my wife, a toddler of 18 month old and a baby of 7 month old, flight was so smooth they both fell asleep, all staff very professional!
icon Response from Host , Jul 2019
Glad to know you had an awesome time with us.
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Miscommunication
Cruiser34435850788
, Apr 2019
The helicopter ride itself was great, however; we paid for the additional hour and was told we did not. When things got sorted out we spent most of our time fixing the kinks in the miscommunication of the company and could not fully enjoy our trip on the island. There was NO apology from the company either: The lunch was terrible a lot of waiting around and it wasted a lot of time. Not to mention the people that did not pay the additional hour got to stay longer on the island on our dime. The island is beautiful however if I were I do it again I would book and different tour.
icon Response from Host , Apr 2019
Thank you for your feedback, we will use it to improve our service so that the next time you have a better experience.
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The helicopter ride was awesome. The...
Blaine C
, Feb 2017
The helicopter ride was awesome. The view from the air is a great experience.There was not enough time do anything on Saona. One hour is not enough time to enjoy much. The beach, well there was not much of one and you see pics of all this open and gorgeous beach area, not were we were. The food was good and the service was excellent ! For almost 600 the experience needs to be great not good
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This excursion was pretty amazing! I...
Mike M
, Oct 2016
This excursion was pretty amazing! I took a quick trip from my hotel via small bus to the heliport near the airport and from there we watched a quick safety video before heading to a nearby small 4 person helicopter. One couple went with a pilot directly to the island, and I had the awesome experience of going into another helicopter and being taken down the coast for a pickup directly in front of someone's hotel for another couple I assume they had booked a similar - more expensive - excursion that included helicopter hotel pickup. From there we all headed down across the beautiful green countryside to Saona Island. Saona Island is just off the coast, not very far from the mainland, and the waters there are the most amazing shade of blue you will ever see. When you think 'blue' or better yet 'azul' you will think of these colors! There isn't a lot to the island, really. With this excursion you don't get the BBQ style you hear about with other Saona Island excursions, you get a nice private little lunch in pretty white cabanas away from any crowds. You'll have huge platefuls of food waiting for you BBQ chicken, an entire split lobster, some beef or pork, rice, pasta, cabbage salad, stewed potatoes, and more. You also have your choice of beverages I had their signauture rum and some coke. During the off season, at least, the place wasn't crowded at all. It was beautiful and peaceful and we had a very nice quiet lunch. The food wasn't amazing, not even close, but it was edible and it was really the scene that made it relaxing. Note: there are a TON of flies, however, that will try to swarm your food. Other tables seemed to have more of a problem but I controlled it by carefully keeping the food wrapped in the plastic it came with and just kept enough food on my plate to eat. The other tables seemed to just unwrap everything and leave it out and it attracted the flies. Also during the lunch you will be accosted by a lot of locals trying to sell you things. I saw in other Saona reviews that people really complain about this but in my case a simple but firm 'no gracias' sent them on their way. There were like 5 different sellers, but none were pushy once I made it clear I wasn't interested. After lunch I spent some time exploring the small beach. The sand there is beautiful, and there's loungers if you just want to relax. There are also some nearby shops where you will be encouraged to 'looky looky' if you get close - I did, and was pleasantly surprised! Shirts were about 12 without haggling, which is about half the price of buying them in hotels or elsewhere. Totally worth some soveniers and the people at the shop were quite nice. After our 1-1.5 hours on the island it was time to head back. This time we went along the coast and our pilot showed us some amazing sights. Then I had the added awesome bonus of being dropped off at my hotel via helicopter! This isn't normally included with this tour but because the other couple had booked it and my hotel was next door I lucked out. Maybe you will, too, or you can ask about paying a little extra for a drop off. Nothing says rockstar lifestyle like landing on the beach via helicopter! : Overall I really enjoyed this and thought it was worth the price. You can enjoy your helicopter flight and beautiful white cabanas while you watch people coming in sunburned off long boat trips going to the rather boring looking BBQ nearby.
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FRAUDE Y ROBÓ
cacahuateflores
, Jan 2019
La salida fue 1 hora después de lo programado El tour es de 4:30 de acuerdo a nuestra solicitud por lo que en en Isla Saona deberíamos estar por lo menos 2 horas y solo estuvimos 50 minutos porque el atraso de la empresa de helicópteros Helidosa retrasó a todos los que estábamos en espera y ellos para.NO tener atraso en todo el día lo resolvieron reduciendo el tiempo de tour de nosotros y supongo que el de los demás pasajeros en sus diferentes intinerarios Es un robo y fraude

Product code: 5953P43

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