You arrived at the North Star Micro Hotel, a few days of luxury awaits. The hotel is bustling with visitors but calm and quiet. The view over the ocean and the waves are spectacular, with friendly staff caring for all your needs. The North Star Micro Hotel offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner to your taste. Your room is luxurious, spacious, relaxing, and it feels like a home away from home. There are local conversations to join into by the pool and the sunset hour when the Belvedere bar rhythm starts to flow. The activities offered by the North Star are vast, and the selections of places to visit in Umhlanga are well curated. Two days of spoiled bliss before the excitement starts to grow for the specially planned trip. Tomorrow morning a trip on a helicopter is booked.
There are a few scenic routes and packages available to choose from before you board the helicopter to take to the skies. A helicopter tour is a unique way to experience the beauty of Durban and surrounds. Book a flight to enjoy views of the coastline, mountaintops, North Coast, and South Coast. Touch down in remote places for secluded breakfast, picnics, or sundowners. The helicopter tour will start from Virginia Airport in Durban and offer a wide range of destinations. You can choose to fly South to explore the beauty of the Wild Coast and Transkei. Go Inland to the Natal Midlands, and the majestic Drakensberg Mountains, or go North to Zululand and the Private Safari lodges and game reserves spread across the area.
1. Picnic HelicopterTours
The picnic tour is a favorite option to book for the romantic and adventure-filled souls. The tour flight is a low-level start helicopter trip up the Umgeni River Valley to pop up over the Inanda Dam wall and climb to the Valley of a Thousand Hills. Enjoy a secluded picnic with unspoiled panoramic views. A basket of fresh produce, deli sourced delicacies with chilled bubbly on the hilltop.
2. Champagne Breakfast Helicopter Tours
Book a late morning helicopter flight to the top of the world. The flight is exhilarating up the beautiful Umgeni Valley with breathtaking views to the Valley of a Thousand Hills. You can book the champagne breakfast all day. Settle in after your flight in a hidden away location with breakfast served and bubbles in hand to enjoy the spectacular scenery and views.
3. The Coffee Run Helicopter Tour
In the morning at first light, fly out of the busy city bustle to a quiet and remote place. Land on the mountain to start the day with a coffee in nature bliss. Take a flight up the spectacular Umgeni Valley. Land on a hightop open-air location for coffee and cake. The high point has views over the Thousand Hills to the North, the City of Durban to the South, and the Umhlanga skyline to the East. The coffee run tour is available to book the whole day.
4. Cheese & Wine Helicopter Tours
After light lunch, book a flight to the hills for a cheese & wine experience.
The flight starts low level from Virginia airport. The views of the coastline, coastal towns, and hills are magnificent. A landing spot on the mountain is a perfect setting for a glass of wine. Enjoy the afternoon light, painting the sky and the mountains.
5. Coastal Scenic Helicopter Tours
Explore the beauty of the Durban coastline in a spectacular helicopter flight. The helicopter flies above the beachfront from the Umhlanga Lighthouse to the busy Durban Harbour. A birds-eye view of Umhlanga Rocks, Virginia Airport, Blue Lagoon, Suncoast Casino, uShaka Marine World, and the Golden Mile. You can see the city of Durban and the Moses Mabhida stadium from the sky. This helicopter tour is popular to book.
At the North Star Micro Hotel, ask for details and directions to help you book the best helicopter tour for your day trip out.