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 or a region has to offer, Tropic Air’s helicopter safaris are an adventure of a lifetime. Not one is the same as another, 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.

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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.