PHOTOGRAPHIC FLIGHTS
DAY EXCURSIONS
SOSSUSVLEI SCENIC FLIGHTS
SWAKOPMUND SCENIC FLIGHTS
BATELEUR HELICOPTERS

BATELEUR HELICOPTERS 

Opened in 2011, Bateleur Helicopters is a Namibian owned and managed company with 20+ years’ experience in the Tourism industry, offering scenic flights in Namibia.  We combined the experience from the tourism industry and started with helicopter flights at Sossusvlei Lodge, where we offered scenic flights and photographic flights to Sossusvlei and Deadvlei.  In December 2016 we opened another base in Swakopmund, offering scenic flights along the Namib Coastline, as well.

Bateleur Helicopters is a Namibian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) certified Public Transport Company situated in Swakopmund, offering our flights from the Swakopmund Airstrip according to Municipal requirements.

Our vision is to provide our guests with a world-class experience to view the majestic Namib Coast from above.

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swakopmund scenic flights

Route 1 - Dune 7

Route 1 – Dune 7                                                              30 min

Take off at Swakopmund Airstrip and fly over the majestic Dune landscape all the way to Dune 7. Turn around and enjoy the flight along the coast past Long Beach, over Swakopmund River Mouth and a part of Swakopmund before landing again at the Airstrip.

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Route 2 - Moon Landscape

ROUTE 2 - Moon Landscape

Route 2 – Moon Landscape                                         30 min

Take off at Swakopmund Airstrip and fly along the Swakop River toward the mountain ranges where the Swakop River has carved and eroded the landscape into the stark, bare, inhospitable looking “moon landscape. This area is quite popular in the Film Industry which regularly visit it. And return alongside the Swakop River again. There is a chance to see some animal life along this river.

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Route 3 - Pelican Point

Route 3 – Pelican Point                                                  60 min

This scenic flight takes off from Swakopmund Airstrip and flies over the Dune Landscape, over the Bird Sanctuary, past the Lagoon and salt fields, along the Peninsula strip that protects the bay and lagoon from the Atlantic Ocean. Fly over this historic landmark right to the tip and turn around for a flight over a shipwreck and jetty.  Enjoy a view of the birdlife and seals while returning back to Swakopmund Airstrip.

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Route 4 - Sandwich Harbour

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Route 4 – Sandwich Harbor                                          1Hour 20 min

Take off from Swakopmund Airstrip and fly over the Dune Landscape, over the Bird Sanctuary, past the Lagoon and salt fields, through the Kuiseb River Basin where there is a chance to spot animal life, alongside the coast until you reach the famous Sandwich Harbor. Enjoy the view of bird life in this remote area which is part of the National Park. Turn around and return the flight along the coast past Walvis Bay towards Swakopmund Airstrip.

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Route 5 - Eduard Bohlen Shipwreck

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Route 5 – Eduard Bohlen Wreck                                     2 HOURS

Dune Landscape, Kuiseb River, Eduard Bohlen wreck, Shawnee Wreck, Sandwich harbor, Kuiseb River Mouth, Walvis Bay Salt fields, Long Beach, Swakopmund

The best ride to the Skeleton Coast!!

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day excursions & overnight options

At the following locations we can arrange overnight stays for you as well as day excursions. Enjoy the scenic flights to these amazing locations within Namibia.

Brandberg White Lady Lodge lies at the foot of the majestic Brandberg mountain in the Damaraland of Namibia.

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Cape Cross Lodge lies directly at the Atlantic Ocean with spectacular sea views and stunning hospitality.

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Erindi Private Game Reserve is an ecotourism destination located in the heart of central Namibia. The reserve has 2 camps. Old Traders Lodge services the luxury safari traveller with 50 immaculate suites. Camp Elephant services the self-catering and camping traveller with 30 campsites and 15 chalets.
The reserve is home to the most diverse range of fauna and flora species. A carefully curated list of 24 activities keeps the animals safety in mind, whilst creating a relaxed atmosphere for the nature viewer to enjoy the sounds and sights of Africa.
Erindi has several conservation projects, which promote the survival of vulnerable and endangered species. Guests have exclusive access to 70 719 hectares of untamed wilderness.

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Pelican Point Lodge is a unique accommodation establishment situated on the remote pelican point peninsula near Walvis Bay.

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Taleni Africa – Gateway to Namibia’s premier holiday destinations!

Explore Namibia’s main attractions while experiencing the true art of hospitality at Taleni Africa’s accommodation establishments!  Whether you want to roam Etosha’s animal kingdom, discover the historic Swakopmund or climb the towering red sand dunes of the Namib Desert at Sossusvlei, Taleni Africa offers a truly memorable holiday experience in Namibia.

Situated at the Entrance Gate to the Namib Naukluft Park, Sossusvlei Lodge offers direct access to the renowned Sossusvlei, Dead Vlei and Sesriem Canyon. Experience the true art of hospitality with the thoughtful touch of attentive staff to contribute to an unforgettable experience. Facilities include a sparkling pool, bar, sundowner deck, beer garden and an al fresco terrace where one can enjoy exquisite food, award-winning wines and magnificent views of the floodlit waterhole. The Sossusvlei Lodge Adventure Centre provides a range of activities to explore the area’s natural beauty.

Desert Camp offers self-catering accommodation a mere 5 kilometers from the entrance to Sesriem and Sossusvlei. The unsurpassed view over the desert landscape and surrounding mountains makes Desert Camp an absolute must for nature lovers and photographers. Facilities at the main building include a bar with television, sparkling pool and two communal boma-areas which are perfect for groups travelling together. Fresh Food supplies can be ordered daily.

Desert Quiver Camp uniquely combines modern self-catering accommodation with comfort and style. Conveniently located only 5km from the entrance gate to Sossusvlei, the inspiring scenery characterised by granite outcrops, spectacular views and roaming wildlife will captivate your senses. Facilities include a bar with television, sparkling swimming pool with views towards Elim Dune and communal boma-areas for groups travelling together.

The Sossus Oasis Camp Site offers individually shaded camp sites, each with its own facilities. Within walking distance is a fully stocked shop and Internet café.

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The lodge is situated on the northern periphery of the Spitzkoppe inselberg, between huge granite boulders, which were created more than 150 million years ago, with breath taking views onto the Brandberg and Erongo Mountains

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Situated in the heart of the Damaraland – surrounded by one of the most beautiful wilderness regions on earth – you will find a piece of paradise.
Twyfelfontein Country Lodge is situated within a UNESCO world heritage site. The Twyfelfontein area, a very vulnerable and delicate ecosystem, is renowned for some of the best examples of San Rock Paintings and Engravings in Southern Africa.

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sossusvlei scenic flights

Route 1 - Sesriem Canyon & Elim Dune

Route 1 – Sesriem Canyon and Elim Dune              30 min

Take off from Sossusvlei Lodge Airstrip and fly along the Sesriem Canyon, fly towards the Elim Dune and have a chance to see some animals roaming the dunes and return back to the lodge.

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Route 2 - Dune 45

Route 2 – Dune 45                                                           45 min

Take off from Sossusvlei Lodge Airstrip and fly along the Sesriem Canyon, pass the famous dune landscape up to Dune 45 and return back towards the lodge long the dunes.

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Route 3 - Sossusvlei & Deadvlei

Route 3 – Sossusvlei and Deadvlei                             60 min

Take off from Sossusvlei Lodge Airstrip and fly along the Sesriem Canyon, over the Dune landscape, pass Dune 45.  Fly over the Deadvlei and Sossusvlei and the highest dunes in Namibia before returning along the dunes back to Sossusvlei Lodge.

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Route 4 - Seal Colony & Coastal CLiffs

Route 4 – Seal Colony and Coastal Cliffs                  1Hour 30 min

Take off from Sossusvlei Lodge Airstrip and fly along the Sesriem Canyon, over the Dune landscape, pass Dune 45.  Fly over the Deadvlei and Sossusvlei and the highest dunes in Namibia. Continue over the Dune landscape all the way to the coast were the Dunes and the ocean meet.  Enjoy the sights of the fur seals along the coast and return for the amazing flight back to Sossusvlei Lodge.

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