Let's Fly Above
Beaufort, SC

Departs from

Departs from Beaufort Executive Airport (KARW)
39 Airport Circle - Beaufort, SC

  • Friday - Saturday 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday - Thursday Closed

Airplane Only Tours

Please Note: Our Beaufort, SC tours are only available via airplane.

The High Tide Aviation Experience

Fly over Beaufort, SC and experience airplane tours showcasing the region's landscapes and historic sites


Lift off from Beaufort Executive Airport

Begin your tour at Beaufort Executive Airport (KARW). Meet your pilot, board the plane, and prepare for takeoff. Our Cessna 172s are equipped for comfort and safety, ensuring a smooth start to your aerial adventure.



Explore Historic Sites

Fly over important landmarks such as Hunting Island Lighthouse and Fort Pulaski. These sites provide insight into America’s coastal defense history and the strategic military value of Beaufort, SC during historical conflicts.



Natural Wonders

Observe the Lowcountry’s ecosystems from above. The tour includes views of extensive marshlands and intricate waterways. Look for wildlife such as dolphins and birds, which are common sights in these habitats.



Stunning Coastlines

The tour concludes with a route along Beaufort’s coastlines. Fly past Hunting Island State Park, Fripp Island and Hilton Head Island. These areas are known for their pristine beaches and tranquil beauty. Return to the airport with memories of the spectacular coastal scenery.


Select from the tours below


Beaufort, SC

Low Country Passport

Discover the vast landscapes and history of the Low Country.

  • 60 minutes of flight
  • 60 miles of coastline
  • Airplane only
$ 200
per person

Beaufort, SC

Hilton Head Tour

Get up close with Hilton Head Island’s famous sites.

  • 40 minutes of flight
  • 50 miles of coastline
  • Airplane only
$ 140
per person

Beaufort, SC

Barrier Island Tour

Explore the serene Barrier Islands for a peaceful retreat.

  • 30 minutes of flight
  • 40 miles of coastline
  • Airplane only
$ 120
per person

Come Fly Over

Beaufort, SC

Our Beaufort location is located at the Beaufort Executive Aiport (KARW) in Beaufort, South Carolina. Here, you’ll have access to all our airplane tours and further passage to the Hilton Head region of South Carolina. Come visit us today!


Frequently asked questions


Where can I take a helicopter tour?

Helicopter tours are available in Southport. It's a beautiful location offering stunning views and an unforgettable experience.


How many passengers are needed for a tour?

The number of passengers required for a tour depends on the type of aircraft:

  • Helicopter tours require 2 to 3 passengers.
  • Cessna tours can accommodate between 1 and 3 passengers.

Is there a weight limit for the tour?

Yes, the combined weight limit for all passengers is 550 pounds. This ensures a safe and comfortable experience for everyone on board.


What is the minimum age requirement for a tour?

Children aged 3 years and older are required to have their own ticket for the tour.


Are headsets included in the tour?

Yes, headsets are included in the tour. They allow you to communicate with the pilot and other passengers, ensuring you don't miss any of the commentary or exciting details during the tour.