When I was invited to experience one of Cape Town Helicopters’ scenic flights, I was torn between excitement and terror...
Melissa conquering her fear of heights
I have a fear of heights…a very ‘healthy’ fear of heights. As you can imagine, when I was invited to experience one of Cape Town Helicopters’ scenic flights, I was torn between excitement and terror. But declining was not an option for me as I’m a firm believer that you cannot offer an amazing experience like this to a guest without experiencing it first-hand.
Deciding a little terror couldn’t do me harm, I gracefully accepted.
You can choose from an array of scenic flights around the Cape Peninsula, with breathtaking views of the Mother City, Table Mountain National Park, the Atlantic Coast and False Bay. But what really sets Cape Town Helicopters apart from the rest is its unique selection of curated experiences that take you beyond sightseeing. These adventures range from Winelands flights which include gourmet lunches and wine tastings, to picnics and sundowners in the Jonkershoek Valley to heli-biking in Stellenbosch.
Located in the V&A Waterfront, we were warmly welcomed on arrival at their hangar, offered refreshments, given a safety briefing and individually weighed