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    Default Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    Hello,

    We would like to do a helicopter flight in Maun on 14 October 2019 in the late afternoon/evening. Because of the price we would like to share with other people. Is anyone interested?

    Kind regards,

    Nakoma

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    Default Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    We may be interested.
    What is the cost and how many seats are available?
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    Default Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    The missus and I did the flight in June. She paid for it...US$ 750. Think she said it converted to around R12k. She sat in front with the pilot and I sat alone in the back. I cannot see another 2 people comfortably squeezed in the back, especially with no doors on the machine.

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    Default Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    My personal opinion is that the fixed wing scenic flights offer much better value for money, and are a lot more comfortable.

    I need to to add though that I am not a fan of helicopters in general. Small choppers are a much used tool in my line or work, I always look for excuses to stay on the ground.

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    Default Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    Quote Originally Posted by RPiet View Post
    My personal opinion is that the fixed wing scenic flights offer much better value for money, and are a lot more comfortable.

    I need to to add though that I am not a fan of helicopters in general. Small choppers are a much used tool in my line or work, I always look for excuses to stay on the ground.
    I respectfully must disagree... having done both and being squashed up in a small Cessna with strangers is not comparable to flying around in an open door chopper.

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    Default Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    Thanks for the replies.

    @PRA:

    3 seater (we are with 2, so then there's 1 spot left)
    a 45 minute scenic flight costs USD 685,- plus 10 USD per person departure tax
    So price per person USD 228,33 +10

    In a 4 seater (2 spots left) the price is USD 995 + 10 per person
    So that's USD 248,75 + 10 per person

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    Default Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    There's also an option for a 22 minutes scenic flight. Then we have to drive for an hour and a half or two hours to get to the point where the flight starts. The price is USD 150 per person and this flight will be almost entirely over the delta, so we skip the time that we have to fly to the delta as with the other flights. Minimum 6 persons. So for this option we need 4 more persons.

    I hope somebody is interested in this option or for one of the options I mentioned in my previous post.

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    Default Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    Thanks for the information.
    I'll talk to the others and if they're interested I'll revert.
    I'll also have to see if our dates work out, so let's see.
    It would be great.
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    Default Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    Took the wife for her first flip over the falls. She was in the middle at the back and saw nothing !!
    There is no task too simple for some people to complicate !



    Chev Aveo and Atos and Polo.

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    Default Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    @PRA it would be great indeed. Just let me know when you know more. We are leaving next week already so it would be great if we would find someone before then. Maybe also other people who are interested?

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    Default Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    Sorry - route changed so we will not be able to share.
    Enjoy.
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    Default Re: Anyone who wants to share a helicopter flight in Maun?

    Ok, enjoy your trip.

    Anyone else interested?

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