Fly over the Piton de la Fournaise in a helicopter!
The Piton de le Fournaise is the only French volcano still active today. It is also one of the most active in Europe and a site not to be missed during a stay on Reunion Island!
This flyover tour is exclusively operated from Saint Pierre heliport, which you will either drive to in your own vehicle or, if you choose the option, be transported to from your hotel and back. After meeting the crew and receiving a safety briefing, you'll board the helicopter and depart for a 25-minute flight.
Begin your island flyover tour with the Rivière des Remparts , which was formed more than 300,000 years ago after the collapse of an ancient caldera. Surrounded by green shores, it is one of the longest on the island. Before arriving at the volcano, you'll admire the Plaine des Sables (sandplain), a lava desert and lunar landscape of volcanic rock and sand, devoid of any vegetation.
You'll then enjoy an aerial view of the Piton de la Fournaise, its craters, and its lava flows. Gaze in awe at the magic of the volcano, one of the emblems of Reunion Island.
After this truly exceptional experience, you'll return to Pierrefonds airport.