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Explore Vancouver Island with Helijet

For over 35 years, Helijet has been connecting Vancouver & Vancouver Island in comfort & style with its fleet Sikorsky S-76 Helicopters.
Frequent scheduled services between Nanaimo & Vancouver (18 minutes) or Victoria & Vancouver (35 minutes) makes it easy to take off in the morning and be back for supper.
Aiming for further afield? Let Helijet Charters coordinate your flights to destinations near and far.

Fast, fabulous flights over the Salish Sea, means you can spend less time travelling and more time enjoying the destinations.

Create the perfect getaway for the day or longer with Helijet and its partners.
See the sites of South & Mid-Vancouver Island from the history of Victoria to the wine country of the Cowichan Valley.
Taste the flavours of Nanaimo or soak up some sun on the beach of Parksville-Qualicum

The Helijet Sales team, at sales[at], is here to help with information on the many ways to maximize your stay on Vancouver Island.

Victoria & Vancouver (pdf)
Nanaimo & Vancouver (pdf)

For three decades, Helijet – the largest provider of scheduled helicopter passenger services in North America – has been whisking passengers across the Salish Sea; connecting Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city, with Vancouver, Canada’s third-largest city, and the bustling Harbour City of Nanaimo.

BOOK ONLINE for regularly scheduled flights, between Victoria & Vancouver in 35 minutes or Nanaimo & Vancouver in 18 minutes, in Helijet’s twin-engine, two pilot operated Sikorsky S-76 helicopters.

For Helijet’s current Winter schedule, please Click Here (pdf)
For the upcoming Summer 2023 schedule, please Click Here (pdf)

Schedule is subject to change without notice.

Sikorsky S76


Helijet has been providing helicopter services throughout BC for well over three decades, including its renowned scheduled flights serving Vancouver, Victoria & Nanaimo, BC.
Based at YVR our 12 passenger Sikorsky S-76 is perfect for your executive retreat, family sightseeing tour, golf-course transfer, cruise connection and more.
Perfect for a simple getaway, ask us how we can get you to your destination in style and comfort.

Whatever you imagine, let Helijet Charters try to make it a reality.


Don’t let commercial airline schedules, connecting flights, and limited destination options waste your time or restrict business opportunities. Helijet’s fast and luxurious Learjet 31A has the solution.
When you fly Helijet for business or pleasure, the options, destinations and possibilities are endless

Whatever you imagine, let Helijet Charters try to make it a reality.

with Island Time Tours

• Enjoy wine tastings at 3 different venues, plus a seasonal lunch kit packed with some of the Valley’s finest flavours.
• Learn about Cowichan Valley’s winemaking history while tasting some of the best wines we have to offer.
• Find out how your favourite wines are made and why specific grapes thrive on Vancouver Island and of course, have the opportunity to stock up your own wine cellars from the wineries’ shops.

BC Leg

with The Pedaler – Victoria By Bike

The Pedaler’s Castles, ‘Hoods and Legends tour guide will show you the high-lights of Victoria.
Pedal around the famed Inner Harbour past the Parliament Buildings and Fairmont Empress Hotel, through historic Chinatown and up to the quaint Fernwood Village.
See the majestic Craigdarroch Castle and stately Government House on your way to the scenic Beacon Hill Park.


with Explore Vancouver Island Tours

Highlights include;
• From hop to hand: Learn how Nanaimo’s regional diverse landscape lends itself to the brewery culture and how
the region has grown to such a hot bed of craft breweries.
• See for yourself the beautiful surroundings that make for the vibrant the products and people contributing to the
• Discover how high-quality spirits are distilled and taste how they are intended to be sipped and savoured.


Helijet is proud to partner with this luxury waterfront hotel, located conveniently close to the Helijet Terminal in downtown Vancouver.

Ask us how to save up to 15% while dining at Fairmont Waterfront. Located adjacent to the Vancouver Convention Centre, Canada Place Cruise Ship Terminal and the transportation hub at Waterfront Station, Fairmont Waterfront Hotel is the perfect location to base your business or leisure trip to Metro Vancouver.

ALL – Accor Live Limitless members receive 15% off travel (not applicable with other discounts or promotional offers) between Vancouver and Victoria when staying at Fairmont Waterfront Hotel.


Helijet is proud to connect Vancouver to this historic landmark property, located conveniently close to the Helijet Terminals in Victoria.

Sitting majestically on the Inner Harbour for over a century, Fairmont Empress is the definitive Victoria experience. Afternoon Tea in the Tea Lobby, cocktails and West Coast dining at Q at the Empress or being pampered in The Willow Stream Spa at Fairmont Empress make every visit special.

ALL – Accor Live Limitless members receive 15% off travel (not applicable with other discount or promotional offers) between Vancouver & Victoria when staying at Fairmont Empress Hotel. Ask us how!

These are just a few of the partners Helijet is pleased to work with to make your adventure to Vancouver Island one of a kind.
Reach out to the Helijet Sales team for more information, at sales[at]

IFR Spring 2023 Cover
< Find out more about Helijet, its partners and the region by reading IFR Magazine, Helijet’s In-Flight Reading.