Etna Tour in Helicopter
This spectacular tour around the highest active volcano of Europe will allow you to admire an astonishing view.
Etna’s continuous activity ranges from smoke plumes to lava fountains and spectacular lava flows that over centuries have modified this spectacular landscape. The dramatic contrast between the black solidified lava rock and the bright blue sky will take your breath away.
The flight will start from the helipad near Taormina, in Calatabiano, with a view from above of the villages situated on the slopes of Etna.
Reaching the top (3 500 meters) it will be possible to appreciate the numerous craters and the Valley of Bove which stretches along the eastern side of volcano, in the heart of the Etna regional Park.
The tour includes a transfer from Messina or from Taormina till the helipad, accompanied by an assistant all the time. During the flight instead passengers will be provided with headphones so they can speak with the pilot (English-speaking) during the trip.
Please note:All the passengers will be equipped by headsets in order to communicate between them and also with the pilot and listen the description of the tour (also in English)
Terms of purchase
Booking with payment by bank transfer or online.
Only for private tours, the following supplements are expected:
From 1 to 3 participants: 300 euros/tour;
From 4 to 15 participants: individual standard fee + 30% of it.
Discover Messina Travel reserves the right to cancel the tour, not later than seven days before the chosen date, only in case of failure to achieve a number of 4 participants. In that case we will refund the complete amount within 24 hours from the notification of cancellation communicated by e- mail.
In case of annulment of the excursion by the customer not later than 24 hours previous to the chosen date for the tour the entire amount will be refunded.
If the tour will be annulled 24 hours before the date of the excursion to the customer it will be deducted 30% of the amount.
What to bring:
Identity card, camera and video camera. Cash and credit card, sunglasses and suntan cream and a k-way or a jacket.
What to wear:
It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes, a hat and light and comfortable clothes.
*A maximum of 5 participants/tour
The price includes
The price does not include
- Reservation is required 48 h. before at least.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Pricing applies to all travelers
- There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough total passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Meals not included
- Cellular number required
- Departure times are set also according to arrival of cruise ships