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Pigeon Forge

French Broad River Helicopter Flight

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    What to Expect
    This flight takes you over the French Broad River. You'll see the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the beautiful Douglas lake in the distance. This flight covers 8 exciting miles and upwards of 1200 feet above the ground you get a great birds eye view of the surrounding area which will include areas of farmland and nice lakefront property. We can accommodate up to 6 passengers at a time. Make sure to bring your camera for some great photo opportunities. We do also offer headsets to communicate with each other and the pilot will provide a informative narration of the flight.

    Additional points of interest you may see along the way are Jet Boats, Smoky Mountain Knifeworks, Adrenaline Park and people horseback riding. 
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Scenic Helicopter Tours
    • 4 minute/8 mile Helicopter Flights with views of the French Broad River
    • Professional guide/pilot
    • Headsets to communicate with the pilot
    • Live narration
    • DVD (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Just big shout and thank you to everyone for giving my pops a great day and great experience,he's proud of his pictures and tells everyone about his ride and he like best when made the turns lol 😂 thanks guys to everyone at scenic helicopter tour from ky
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    Lindsey, Justin & Brad - everyone - was so nice, kind, and professional! Thank you for taking such good care of us - especially on his first time in a helicopter. The views were amazing, Lindsey told us about the mountains and everything we flew over - she even made Sam relax
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    We had an amazing experience on one of their helicopters. They were efficient and informative. The pilot was friendly and answered any questions we had. We were a little nervous beforehand but all left happy and excited about the entire experience after it was all said and done.
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    They were extremely friendly and helpful with our 2 handicapped adults and you should have seen the ear to ear grins when they landed. They talked about it for the rest of the trip. Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!
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    Lindsey our pilot was awesome. My 15 year old son and I will never forget that ride! Matt was so helpful with boarding because I am an amputee! Justin is a great photographer and the pictures are awesome! Only regret was not taking a longer flight! Oh and to my sista friend who
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    About the operator
    By: Scenic helicopter tours
    1,962 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Timothy G
    Fun get away
    This was one of the best things I have done in a long time ! WE took The National Park Tour it was beautiful ! If
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    Swift Current, Canada
    Awesome flight
    Loved the ridge runner flight. Our pilot was fantastic. We learned so many interesting facts about the area. Would
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    Highlight of the Trip
    This was the best part of our trip to Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg. The views were amazing. You can see so much more
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    Awesome Time
    We had a great time experience with you today, the flight was amazing our pilot Sean was AMAZING 😉 and so
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    Pell City, Alabama
    It was a great experience. We both felt safe and the pilot made it very interesting the whole tour. I would
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    Brandon, Mississippi
    Helicopter Tour
    Great Helicopter tour all the way around. From the lady greeting us when we came in the door to the Helicopter
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    Great Experience
    My grandmother and I had an amazing time! My grandmother was worried about getting into the helicopter but Simon
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    Emiley S
    Amazing Experience
    Highly recommend!! Breath taking experience! Hubby was nervous he has never been on a airplane let alone a
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    Charlotte, North Carolina
    Scenic helicopter tours
    The ride was great. The photos could be clicked with little more patience as they are equally important.
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    Rita T
    Awesome Flight
    Kevin was our pilot and was awesome. Very informative. We enjoyed the ride. The rest of the staff was also helpful.
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    cheyenne c
    Scenic helicopter tour
    I was nervous while we were waiting, I’m terrified of heights. We got to talk to a pilot while we waited. He said
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    audra k
    Definitely recommend
    The flight was beautiful, all the leaves were changing colors and the mountains were perfect this time of year.
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    Central Florida, Florida
    Awesome Trip
    First time ever in a helicopter!! Awesome way to see the fall leaves and mountains. Lindsay was a great tour
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    Cape May Court House, New Jersey
    Amazing ride
    This was a truly amazing view of the mountains! Our pilot was very knowledgeable and very friendly. Thank you!
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    Huntington, West Virginia
    Wonderful day with wonderful views
    My granddaughter just kept telling us it was Awesome. Every age group enjoyed the trip. The smiles told the
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