Heli-sundowners in the Tigray region, northern Ethiopia @ Richard Coke

Heli Safaris

Tropic Air has pioneered helicopter safaris throughout sub-Saharan Africa, venturing into new areas and keeping secret some of these most treasured spots. Our tailor-made adventures cover wild and vast landscapes, following the most scenic routes and touching down spontaneously to take in magnificent views. We combine geographical wonders and nature for a truly amazing and unforgettable safari experience.

Sundowners on Naitodo @ Peter Cadot

Wild & spectacular, unexplored & unforgettable

Linking the most exciting destinations that a country has to offer, Tropic Air’s helicopter safaris are an adventure of a lifetime. Each unique – each time exploring new lands, meeting traditional people along the way, encountering Africa’s most charismatic wildlife up-close, whilst being guided by the outstanding personalities that makes Africa so fascinating and special.  From the Tibesti Mountains in Chad, to the Okavango Delta in Botswana, from the summit of Mount Kenya to the depth of the Danakil Depression in Ethiopia.

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Ethiopia

A medieval world of historical treasures, with Christian beliefs and practices little changed in thousands of years.
Best time: October - December

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Uganda

Where the East African savannah meets the West African jungle – Uganda is a fantastic wildlife destination and renowned for Mountain Gorilla.
Best time: March - May

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Congo

Primeval forests, mountain gorilla and erupting volcanoes – exploring by helicopter the incredible life in the Congo.
Best time: March – May

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Kenya

A country of extraordinary landscapes, rich in wildlife and culture - the ultimate safari destination!
Best time: All year round

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Namibia

Wild deserts and mountains characterise this incredible corner of Africa, with iconic red and orange landscapes.
Best time: May - July

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Botswana

Amazing wildlife safari destination in southern Africa richened by the Okavango and Makgadikgadi Pans of the Kalahari.
Best time: June - August

Tanzania

Savannah landscapes, vast craters and soda lakes – an ecosystem with great diversity and incredible density of wildlife.
Best time: January - March & July - Sept

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The Ultimate Helicopter Adventure

The best experiential travel experience, exciting and intimate, we promise to share with you a safari of a lifetime, leaving the beaten path behind for the ultimate helicopter adventure.