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Ridge Runner Smoky Mountain Helicopter Tour

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    What to Expect
    The Ridge Runner is a definite crowd pleaser! Our Ridge Runner tour is a very exciting flight over the Chilhowee Mountain Range and Bluff Mountain. The flight starts with a birds eye view of downtown Sevierville and the Tennessee Valley. As the flight progresses you will be traveling over the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and the outskirts of Pigeon Forge and Waldens Creek. With excellent views of the Smoky Mountain National Park you round the back side of Bluff Mountain over 6,000 acres of undeveloped land. While flying low over the tree tops you cross over the top of Bluff mountain where views go from 100 feet to 80 miles in the blink of an eye, it truly is a sight to see! As you head back in you will follow the sheer glacier carved rock cliff side of Bluff Mountain and Sugarloaf Mountain before heading over the beautiful rolling foothills back to the Scenic Heliport! This flight is 30 miles and averages 15 minutes.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Scenic Helicopter Tours
    Duration
    15m
    Inclusions
    • 15 minute/30 miles Helicopter flight with views of the Chilhowee Mountain Range
    • Professional Guide/Pilot
    • Headsets to communicate with the pilot
    • Live narration
    Exclusions
    • DVD (available to purchase)
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • There is a 2-person minimum to book
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had a great time experience with you today, the flight was amazing our pilot Sean was AMAZING πŸ˜‰ and so friendly, enjoyed learning a lot about the area! Our boarding attendants Matt and Simon were very helpful and also very friendly! We really enjoyed our flight and can’t
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    Response from lcenter333, Owner at Ridge Runner Smoky Mountain Helicopter Tour
    Responded 2 days ago
    I am so happy to hear you had such a great experience! Sean is a very knowledgeable pilot and we are so happy to have him on our team here at Scenic Helicopter Tours. I will make sure to let my staff know just how much you enjoyed your time here with us, we are looking forward to your return visit.
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    Highly recommend!! Breath taking experience! Hubby was nervous he has never been on a airplane let alone a helicopter but he absolutely loved it! Our pilot Tony was AWESOME! Definitely will be coming back for another next visit!!
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    Response from lcenter333, Owner at Ridge Runner Smoky Mountain Helicopter Tour
    Responded 2 days ago
    I'm happy to hear that your husband had a great time and was able to enjoy the experience! Thank you for visiting us and hope to see you again.
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    The flight was beautiful, all the leaves were changing colors and the mountains were perfect this time of year. Our pilot, Lindsey, was super knowledgeable about the surrounding areas and was a great pilot. Hopefully we’ll be back!
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    Response from lcenter333, Owner at Ridge Runner Smoky Mountain Helicopter Tour
    Responded 2 days ago
    This time of year definitely offers some beautiful colors and scenery! I am happy you were able to experience it with us, we are looking forward to seeing you again!
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    We had an awesome experience!!! Our boarding attendant Simon was very helpful and attentive and our pilot Ras was very engaging. He even made a special trip over our cabin just for us! Reasonably priced with a short wait time and very friendly staff! Would do it again!!!
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    Response from lcenter333, Owner at Ridge Runner Smoky Mountain Helicopter Tour
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    I am so happy our boarding attendant Simon was so attentive, we take pride in our customer service along with our capability to personalize your experience and tour. I will be sure to let our pilot Raz know what a great job he did at customizing your trip. Thank you for your feedback and please come back to see us soon!
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    What a great experience, staff very helpful and informative. Our pilot Tony was great would Do it again in a heartbeat 🚁🚁🚁
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    Timothy G
    PLANT CITY
    4220
    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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    hnypny
    Swift Current, Canada
    70
    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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    HappyHomeshoolMomof5
    10
    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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    Nat1219
    30
    Awesome Time
    We had a great time experience with you today, the flight was amazing our pilot Sean was AMAZING πŸ˜‰ and so
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    bhaynes2019
    Pell City, Alabama
    10
    Outstanding
    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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    th0dges
    Brandon, Mississippi
    10
    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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    EJMAurand
    10
    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
    21
    Amazing Experience
    Highly recommend!! Breath taking experience! Hubby was nervous he has never been on a airplane let alone a
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    MohanKumarKS
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    10
    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
    21
    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
    10
    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
    10
    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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    BBenton32754
    Central Florida, Florida
    32
    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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    gholcomb2012
    Cape May Court House, New Jersey
    10
    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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    fmjyoung426
    Huntington, West Virginia
    21
    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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