Helicopter tours

Helicopter tours

Aerial wildlife viewing & Bushveld dinner

R1050 p.p + Vat (2 Pax & 12 minute flight)












Experience the thrill of helicopter game viewing, you will have excellent photographic opportunities. See the animals from a birds eye view. Fly from our helipad at Mattanu Private Game Reserve and retire to a 4 star lodge after your flight. These flights are done with minimal disturbance to wildlife.  This tour is available for accommodation guests at Mattanu Private Game Reserve and is done in combination with a bushveld dinner where guests are dropped-off with the helicopter at the end of the tour.

Coastal helicopter flights

Minimum booking 1 hour - Cost depends on the number of passengers

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Ever wanted to see the South African coastline from a helicopter? Book now and you might see some whales or  a Great White Shark! Explore the coastline and avoid the crowds. We offer coastal flights from Cape Town, Durban & Port Elizabeth.

Rock desert, Augrabies & Canyon tours

R28 200 p.p. + Vat (2 pax - 7.5 hours & 2 days)























Book one of the desert & canyon flights and explore remote moonlike landscapes, desert and canyons. Depart from Mattanu Private Game Reserve and fly over an area nicknamed "Never ending valley" and over some Iron Ore & diamond mines enroute.  You will fly over the Langberg mountain range and catch a glimpse of Witsand Nature Reserve's beautiful white sand dunes.  We will do a quick stop at Upington International with South Africa's longest runway of 4.8 km, before leaving for the desert excursion.  You will enjoy the scenic beauty of the rugged Augrabies waterfall park area (Including a landing to view the falls) in the unspoilt desert wilderness in air-conditioned comfort. The flight will take you over the Orange River vineyards, Blouputz and the Riemvasmaak rock canyon. Landings near the hot springs are optional with prior arrangement & additional fees apply.

Helicopter fly-fishing - Orange & Vaal river

R7630 p.p. + Vat (2 Pax - 2.2 hours flying time)












If you need to get to the best fishing spot, a helicopter is the way to go. The existing roads to the best spots are very bad and even 4x4 vehicles take a huge hammering. The best option is to fly in and out. You can target Small & Large Mouth Yellow Fish, Carp, Catfish or Bass.

Management game capture tours

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Experience professional game capture, enjoy a ride in the helicopter while wild animals are being darting during a normal game capture operation. Be in the middle of this exciting operation, you could even be lucky and touch a wild animal. These animals are darted for relocation, vaccination and veterinary treatment.

Big Hole tour - Kimberley

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Buy a ticket & experience a history lesson with an edge.   Come and see Kimberley and the other open cast mining craters from a birds eye view.   Kriek Helicopters operates from the De Beers open mine museum grounds. See the largest man made hole in complete luxury onboard one of our air-conditioned helicopters. The pilot will also show you the city of Kimberley and other surrounding holes depending on traffic.

Witsand nature reserve, Mattanu & Boesmansgat

R10 950 p.p. + Vat (2 pax - Including 2 x nights accommodation)












Book this tour and start with one night’s accommodation at the exclusive 4 star Mattanu Private Game Reserve.   The next morning, you will be taken by helicopter onto the Ghaap escarpment and pass some  mining sites through the “Never ending valley” as our pilots call it.  The next phase of the flight will be the climb over the imposing Langberg mountain range to reach Witsand Nature Reserve on the Western side.  You will be able to enjoy some sand boarding, walking trails and the unique and beautiful scenery.  The accommodation will be in luxurious air-conditioned chalets and catering will be provided by the reserve.

Spitskop dam flamingo & wildlife viewing tour

R3150 p.p. + Vat (2-3 pax - 1 hour flying time)











Book this tour and you will see some of the most beautiful scenes you have ever seen.  We will fly you to Spitskop dam which is located in the Harts River & valley.  Upon reaching Spitskop dam, the pilot will do a low level flight around the entire dam while sticking close to the shoreline.  You will see thousands of flamingos depending on the season and many other water birds.  Once the dam tour has been completed you will head back to Mattanu for some low level wildlife viewing including Buffalo, Giraffe and other species.


Prices and information subject to change without prior notice.

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