Lost Bay Helicopter Tours in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

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View the beautiful Alabama Gulf Coastline like you've never seen it before via a thrilling tour with Lost Bay Helicopters. A great idea for date night or a fun family outing, choose from the following tours for the best ride on the beach!

Activity Highlights
→ Birds-eye view of Gulf Shores & Orange Beach
→ Professional and experienced pilots
→ Noise-reduction headsets with voice-activated microphones
→ Climate controlled environment

Introduction Beach Tour - (2 per. minimum) Brief aerial experience departing from Jack Edwards airport flying over The Hangout, down the beach, and return to the airport. Weekdays only. Approximately 5-8 minutes.

Beach Tour -(2 per. minimum)
More extensive views of the beautiful white sand Gulf Shores beach. Approximately 10-12 minutes.

State Park Tour - (2 per. minimum) Overhead guided tour of the renowned Gulf State Park. Approximately 15 minutes.

Island View Tour - (2 per. minimum) Breathtaking views of Ono, Robinson, and Walker islands hidden within Perdido Pass. Approximately 20 minutes.

Sea & Wildlife Tour - (2 per. minimum) Expedition over the Gulf of Mexico for sightings of dolphins, turtles, sea rays, and other magnificent sealife. Approximately 20 minutes.

Gulf Coast Experience Tour - (2 per. minimum) Inclusive tour of the Alabama and Florida Gulf Coast area from the beautiful beaches to hidden local monuments. Hint* There are dinosaurs in these woods! Approximately 25-30 minutes.

Civil War Fort Tour - (2 per. minimum) Take an enthralling passage through time with an intriguing aerial view of historic Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines that have guarded the mouth of Mobile Bay for over a hundred years. Take in views of Dauphin Island in addition to the forts. Approximately 40 minutes.

Sunset Tour - (2 per. minimum) Available by request only. Please call (850) 424-5125 for details. A half hour romantic rendezvous soaking in the golden hours as a red western sun sinks behind an unforgettable tropical horizon. ONE FLIGHT PER DAY @ sunset! Approximately 30 minutes.

Booking Details:

Once you purchase the tickets online, print off the voucher or show the confirmation details from your mobile device for entry. Please have a valid ID to confirm your order.

Departure Details
Tours depart from the helicopter pad located at the Salt Air Aviation Center. Arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.


● Noise-reduction headsets
● Free water and soft drinks

● Gratuity

● Due to FAA regulations, no single passenger can be over 300lbs and total weight cannot exceed 650lbs.
● Must be 18 years old to book. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
● Only 3 passengers max can go up at a time (Minimum of 2). If there is a large group, you must split the group into multiple flights.
● Children younger than 2 are not recommended to take this tour.

Additional Information
● Passengers are offered noise reduction headsets with a microphone to communicate during the trip.
● Safety and experience is a number one concern and all aircraft are maintained according to the highest FAA standards.
● Pregnant women are permitted to fly, but should consider their own comfort and any physical limitations before booking.
● Service dogs are permitted to fly, but the passengers must be confident that the dog can fly safely before booking. If the pilot deems the dog unable to fly, the flight may be canceled with no refund.
● Pilots are commercially rated and experienced.
● Customers are encouraged to bring cameras. On request, the pilot can remove one or more doors for a better view.
● There are no guarantees sharks or other wildlife will be seen on the tour.
● Alcohol is allowed on the premises but NOT on the aircraft. For occasions including anniversaries, birthdays, and proposals, please contact Tripshock at [email protected] for special arrangements.

Cancellation Policy
Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 24 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period. No-shows will not be refunded. Cancellations due to weather will either be rescheduled or fully refunded. The decision to cancel and reschedule/refund is at the descretion of the pilot in command.
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Read what other TripShock! travelers think about the Lost Bay Helicopter Tours in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip. Only TripShock! customers may leave reviews. Please login to your reservation to post your review.

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  • Synthia Kirby USA about 22 days ago


    We had an amazing time!

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  • Cherry USA about 1 month ago

    Happy customer

    Pilot was very friendly, on time. Actually he was early. Very pleased. It will be a memory my son and I will always be able to share

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  • Jeff Weaver USA about 1 month ago


    Very nice pilot. Took my kids for there first flight. Had a wonderful time.

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  • Olesia Elkins USA about 2 months ago

    Helicopter tour

    It was awesome!!!

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  • D.J. Ingram USA about 2 months ago

    Tour of orange beach.

    Great experience for the family. 6 year old girl had a blast. Remember cash for a well deserved tip.

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  • Randall USA about 2 months ago


    Pilot was very professional and knowledgeable about the area. I would book with them again.

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  • Steve Germans USA about 2 months ago

    Helicopter tour

    Awesome flight with a great pilot.! Fun and very informative! Would highly recommend taking a ride!

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  • Florida born and raised! about 2 months ago

    Spend the money for the extra time, it's worth it

    The helio pad is located in the back in of the airport in the SaltAir building. Plenty of free parking! Inside when you check in, it's airconditioned and they even have popcorn for customers! The helicopter can hold 3 people and is also airconditioned! The view is just very incredible. Our pilot, James was very patient with us and answered every one of our silly and stupid "tourist" questions with a smile. We did the beach tour and omg it was awesome. I think I may have said "omg... it's so beautiful" like a jillion times. We saw a TON of stingray, manta ray, hammerheads and other sharks. The water was crystal clear! If you want to get a different perspective on the Gulf Coast, go do this. It's worth every single penny. It's mind blowing and beautiful and I felt very safe (and I hate... read more

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  • Justin Shephard USA about 2 months ago


    Everything from the booking to the ride itself was great! James was super courteous and friendly. Will recommend to everyone and can't wait for another trip!

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  • Kenneth Stay USA about 3 months ago

    Great Experience

    Took myself and my 90 year old aunt on this amazing helicopter ride. Talk about a bang for your buck! This is it. We both had face-stretching grins when it was done. Very professional and friendly staff. Highly recommended.

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