Catalina Island

Helicopter Day Trips and Charters Departing From Santa Monica


Skip traffic and long boat rides! Exclusive Private Helicopter Round-Trip Rides to Catalina Island.

Luxury Helicopter Tours is the ONLY company offering helicopter rides to Catalina Island departing from the beautiful Santa Monica Airport. Catalina Island is a picture perfect paradise and a world apart from the hustle and bustle of the mainland just 22 miles away.


From the city of Avalon to the rustic village of Two Harbors, experience the Island for yourself - explore the island with a hike, enjoy the most stylish in dining experiences, conquer the rush of thrilling adventures, and relax on the sand with the gentle rhythm of the ocean. 

Flight Details​

- Private Roundtrip Helicopter to/from Catalina Island

- Your choice of time and date

- Departing from Santa Monica Airport's private aviation wing

- Start your travel to Catalina Island with a 25-min scenic flight with views of the Palos Verdes Peninsula

- Watch for whales and dolphins as you enjoy spectacular views of the California coastline, the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. - Arrive at Catalina's Airport in the Sky

- Guests may choose to leave the airport to explore the island or stay enjoy the views, restaurant and museum located at the Airport in the Sky.

- Catalina Island's only airport is privately owned and located 10 miles from Avalon, a 30 minute drive and 13 miles from Two Harbors, a 45 minute drive.

- All guests that leave the Catalina airport are responsible for their ground transportation around the island, Taxis and Ubers are readily available.  As a courtesy to our guests we can arrange transportation for you, please notate any requests during checkout.

Rates include round trip, private helicopter ride for up to 3 passengers*. Prices vary according to how long you would like to spend at Catalina Island.

Round trip flight & 2 hour stay on Catalina Island: $1,600.00

Round trip flight & 3 hour stay on Catalina Island: $1,750.00

Round trip flight & 4 hour stay on Catalina Island: $1,850.00

Round trip flight & 6 hour stay on Catalina Island: $2,100.00


*If you need accommodations for more than 3 passengers or have special requests please click here to send a flight request and we will contact you with pricing.

Book Your Luxury Helicopter Tour! 

Once we receive your booking request you will receive an email confirmation.

3223 Donald Douglas Loop S, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Tel: 1.866.857.8098 |