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Denali Experience Flightseeing Tour

  • View Denali National Park from above on a helicopter tour
  • Small plane seats up to six passengers for personal experience
  • See Ruth Glacier, Sheldon Amphitheater, and the Great Gorge
Denali Experience Flightseeing Tour
From US$238.70
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Flight/Glacier Landing 3 pmMost Popular
1 Hour Flightseeing Tour including a landing on top of a glacier. Departs at 3:00 pm
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1 Hour Flightseeing Tour leaving at 12:30 pm
Flight/Glacier Landing 1 pm
1 Hour Flightseeing Tour including a landing on top of a glacier. Departs at 1:00 pm
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Alaska’s Denali National Park is magnificent no matter which way you see it—by foot, car, or water—but it is especially impressive from the air. Soar above glaciers and snow-capped mountain peaks as you fly around all sides of Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley). Explore the east and south faces including Ruth Glacier, Sheldon Amphitheater, and the Great Gorge. Upgrade to a glacier landing for a walk on this frozen landscape. 

What to Expect

Your tour of Denali starts with check-in at Talkeetna State Airport 30 minutes before your flight. Meet the flight crew and board a private plane that seats a maximum of six passengers.

From above the icy landscape, see icy blue melt water pools, glaciers, and natural landmarks such as the rivers of Talkeetna, Cash Creek, the Tokosha Mountains, Broken Tooth, Moose’s Tooth, and Mount Dickey. You fly around the entire mountain and explore the south and east faces in detail for one hour.

For the ultimate nature experience, upgrade to a landing (1.5 hours) where you set foot on a glacier.

The tour ends where it began, at Talkeetna State Airport.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I hate when people hype things up, but this was easily one of the coolest things I've ever done!Full Disclosure: It's expensive, and highly weather dependent. We weren't able to fly due to weather the first day, came back the next day, and it was...More

Thank nielsonpeter
Reviewed 1 week ago
Fabulous experience with breathtaking views!

The pilot's narration was fabulous along with the majestic views of Denali and many other glaciers along the mountain tops. The highlight of the flight was the landing at the amphitheater of Ruth Mountain and glacier. We we're able to walk on the snow and...More

Thank Bryna K
Reviewed 1 week ago
Superior Experience !!

What a fabulous trip....friendly staff, perfect weather, first rate pilot (Chip) with stories and facts of relevance and historical interest. What a fine way to spend an afternoon! We'll be back another time, and will definitely recommend this flight both to visitors and locals. By...More

Thank Sherpa554229
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
It was an amazing experience!

I am not a big fan of flying. My fear of heights and motion sickness are the biggest factors. My wife and I were doing a Princess Cruise and she really wanted to see Denali up close and personal. We went out to the airport...More

Thank oldbleu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
An amazing aircraft Glacier landing on the top of the mountain

It was an amazing experience to fly by a small airplane from Talkeetna to the Denali Park’s mountains top where we landed over the Glacier on the top of the mountains and walk over the beautiful snow in the middle of the summer watching this...More

Thank Captain-From-Kuwait
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6 August 2018|
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Response from Smitha08 | Reviewed this property |
That's right. If there is any weather related issues, you will get an option to reschedule or refund. There was an overcast on the day we initially scheduled and we chose to reschedule for another day. The next time also the... More
28 June 2018|
Response from Harriet B | Reviewed this property |
I paid $220 for one hour plus tax minus a $25 coupon with K2 aviation. That tour with landing was $310 plus tax I believe. Price depends on length of trip with or without landing for each. I don’t know about group rates.
Teresa M
17 May 2018|
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Response from BillSweeney1 | Reviewed this property |
Our flight was also very smooth. Four of us, and nobody felt anything but excitement. Of course, the weather was nice so I can't speak to flying in questionable weather.