Anchorage Flightseeing Tour via Floatplane

3 reviews

Excursion Overview

Introductory seaplane tour to explore Anchorage and the Chugach Mountains

Give yourself the opportunity to explore Anchorage and the western front of the Chugach Mountains also known as Anchorage's mammoth backyard with this 30-minute scenic seaplane tour.

Your journey starts from Anchorage's lively seaplane base, Lake Hood. Your experienced and knowledgeable Alaska bush pilot will evaluate the condition of the day and select the best route to show off Alaska's largest city and surrounding wilderness. Experience taking off the water to look for Beluga whales, Dall sheep, moose, and black bears in their natural habitat. You'll hear stories and fun facts while flying over Anchorage to explore the Chugach Mountains, its secluded valleys, and the famed Captain Cook's aptly named Turnagain Arm or the beautiful Susitna Valley with an opportunity to spot more wildlife.

Things You Need to Know


  • Roundtrip transportation
  • A window seat and a two-way headset


  • Maximum weight: 350lbs

Duration: .5 hours (Roundtrip from meeting location)

  • 30 minute flightseeing tour

Meeting Instructions:

  • This tour meets at the operator's Anchorage office. Complimentary pick-ups from local hotels are available to schedule. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.

ADA Accessibility of Tour:

  • This tour is not wheelchair or limited mobility accessible.

Refund Policy:

  • You may cancel for any reason up to seven (7) days prior to the date of the tour for a full refund.
  • Please see our Refund Policy Page for complete details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Closed-toed shoes are required on the plane. We suggest bringing light layers, a jacket, and sunglasses!

There is a shuttle service provided to guests from downtown Anchorage, the airport, and airport area hotels available to schedule. The shuttle picks you up 45 minutes before your scheduled departure. The shuttle is offered in the summer season only! Details are included in your finalized ticket voucher.

Every passenger gets a window seat, and a two-way headset so you can communicate with the pilot for the entire flight.

If you get motion sick on planes, you might want to take precautions before your flight such as medications. Sick bags are available on the plane.

If your flight is postponed due to weather or other unseen events out of our control we are happy to work with your schedule to rebook your tour. Of course, we also provide a full refund if you cannot rebook your tour.

You can expect to see Dall sheep, bears, wolves, coyotes, foxes, moose, and other Alaska wildlife. Wildlife is expected but never guaranteed.

The co-pilot seat cannot be guaranteed due to FAA weight restrictions, however we will do our best to accommodate.


Guest Reviews


3 total


James S

On Aug 2023

Enjoyed the experince!!

Spencer J

On Aug 2022

We did a 30-minute flight and it was fantastic. We went up with Dan, who was both an experienced pilot as well as an entertaining commentator. The staff was very accommodating in enabling us to book our excursion at the last minute, even providing van service to/from our hotel. I highly recommend!

Micheal S

On Jun 2022

We had a fantastic time. Our pilot Dan was hilarious and knowledgeable. We wish could've flown longer. Thanks for a great day!


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Duration: .5 hours

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Duration: .5 hours

Adult (13+): $175.00

Children (0-12): $125.00