LegenDerry Adventure

See the City of Culture from the air by helicopter! Take off from the City of Derry airport and enjoy this unique view of the city from above. Be sure to take your camera to capture the panoramic views on offer.


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This flight showcases the City of Culture 2013 from a truly unique perspective. The following are just some of the stunning sites the Walled City has to offer: the Peace Bridge, City Walls, Guild Hall, Celtic Park, Foyle Bridge, the docks at Lisahally and many more. This tour also captures views of Lough Foyle, Inishowen Head and the Donegal Hills.

Our helicopter city tours create a truly fabulous gift for anyone of any age. When purchased a unique gift certificate is created to download instantly and print ready to make the perfect present. Alternatively gift certificates can be purchased from our offices at The City of Derry Airport or by simply calling our office for next day delivery.

Question Answer
What type of helicopter will I fly in? We use the Robinson R44 helicopters which are the world’s most popular helicopter and perfectly suited for sightseeing tours
How many seats does the helicopter have? The helicopter has a total of four seats enabling room for three passengers and one pilot.
What do I need to bring? All passengers must have their flight gift certificate to present before the tour can begin. You are more than welcome to bring a camera to capture the amazing views on offer along with comfortable clothing for the time of year. You may wish to bring Sunglasses to reduce any glare from the sun during the flight.
Can I book more than one person to fly at the same time? Yes, a maximum of three people can fly on each tour, all prices listed are ‘per person’. Simply purchase your required amount of vouchers and give all the booking references to our staff when booking a date for your tour.
What are the terms and conditions of the tours? Tour gift vouchers are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase and are sold on a ‘per person’ basis. All flights depart and return to The City of Derry Airport. If the voucher is cancelled due to weather restrictions, validity will be extended. Tours are conducted every Saturday and Sunday weather permitting. A weight restriction of 21 stone per seat is enforced due to aircraft limits, please contact by telephone if over this weight.

Ross Dougherty – Derry/ Londonderry

"A truly unforgettable experience! I was lucky enough to receive my flight for my 50th birthday and will never forget it. The staff at Cutting Edge could not have been more helpful and accommodating. I can't wait to do it all again."


Majella O'donnell – Letterkenny

"I would just like to say a massive thank you to you all for making my daughters day so special. I bought 2 vouchers to celebrate my girls graduating from university and they loved every second of it. I now have some great pictures they captured of our house as well. Thank you so much."


Judith cox - Ballymoney

 "It was my birthday and what an experience!!  I was so scared at first but staff and pilot were excellent at putting me at ease and after our flight we both wanted to do it again.  Big Thank you to Jason and everyone at Cutting Edge Helicopters.  Thank you for making my birthday special forever."


Linda Kyle - Ballymena

 "Hi guys just want to say a massive thank you for Jonny's day y'day. He LOVED it and had a blast, certainly a birthday he wont forget, and the service we all got from start to finish was brilliant. the whole family enjoyed it, thank you again!"