Denali National Park Helicopter Tour

Experience the thrill of flightseeing! Soar over Denali National Park for up to 35 minutes of unforgettable views along the rugged spine of the famous Alaska Range.

Your adventure begins at our private riverside heliport overlooking the Nenana River. Your flight along the Alaska Range through the eastern portion of Denali National Park offers stunning views of towering peaks and massive glacially carved valleys through the rugged backcountry.

There is no better way to discover the vast expanses of Alaska's natural beauty. Witness the beauty of the Cantwell Glacier as it cascades over 1,000 feet to the valley below while North America's tallest peak looms in the background. Keep an eye out for local park residents such as caribou, moose, and Dall sheep.

Accurate weights must be reported at time of booking. To ensure safety and comfort of all guests, each passenger will be weighed prior to departure. A /0 surcharge will be applied to any passenger weighing in excess of 240 lbs and they will be allotted extra space inside the cabin. Please purchase the "240lbs+ Adult" ticket if this is the case. Children must be at least 2 years of age to participate and must occupy their own seat inside the cabin.

Duration: 1.5 hours (Flight time: 35 minutes.)


  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Secure bag check area to store their items


  • No bags, iPads, or Tablets are allowed in the aircraft
  • Dress in layers and sunglasses are highly recommended
  • Children under the age of 2 are not permitted on this tour

Duration: 1.5 hours. Tour times below are approximate:

  • 40 minutes roundtrip transportation
  • 15 minutes preflight safety briefing and preparation
  • 35 minutes glacier flightseeing via helicopter

Meeting Instructions:

  • This tour meets at several locations. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.

ADA Accessibility of Tour:

  • This tour is limited mobility accessible. Guests who use wheelchairs or scooters must be able to walk approximately 100 feet to and from the helicopters and be able to navigate the 18 inch steps into the helicopter mostly unassisted. There is limited space for collapsible wheelchairs and walkers. There is no storage available for motorized scooters. Please leave a comment during checkout if accommodations for collapsible equipment will be required on tour.

How many passengers ride in the helicopter together?

There is a maximum of 6 passengers per helicopter. If your party is larger than 6 passengers, multiple helicopters will take your group and land at the dog sled camp together.

What is the seating arrangement in the helicopter?

There are two front seats and four rear seats; FAA safety guidelines require seating positions to be assigned based on weight and balance of all passengers for each helicopter.

Will I see any wildlife or bears on this tour?

Wildlife is abundant and sightings are possible on any tour, however this is not a designated wildlife tour and nothing can be guaranteed.

Are there any age restrictions for children?

Children must be at least two years of age to participate.

Can I bring a backpack?

All bags must be stored at the helicopter base and are not allowed on tour.

Can I bring my own food or drink?

Food and drink are not allowed during this tour.

Are food and drink included?

No food or drink are provided while on tour

Are there child prices?

Adult and child prices are the same for this tour.

What type of clothing should I wear?

Layered clothing, hats, gloves and sunglasses are strongly recommended.

Do you offer any discounts or promotions?

We offer the local wholesale rates for all of our tours because we feel that everyone should get the same lowest price possible regardless of how many excursions you book. No tricks, no gimmicks, no hidden fees.

Do you offer tours for large groups?

Definitely, arrangements of tours for groups or large families are possible. Please contact us with your group requirements.

Can multiple families book this tour and be together?

Yes! Multiple families may join the same tour as long as adequate space is available and the maximum is not exceeded.

What if my tour is cancelled due to bad weather?

All tours that cancel because of weather will be fully refunded with no fees or penalties.

Does the tour include transportation?

Yes. All tours include round-trip transportation unless otherwise specified for the specific tour.

What if I am unable to print my ticket before I arrive in Denali?

All reservations are saved under the name you purchased your excursions and are kept on file with your tour operator. Having your tickets in-hand is the optimal choice to avoid confusion because the directions and meeting instructions are included. Please contact us if you are unable to print the tickets.

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Duration: 1.5 hours

Number of Passengers *

Adult: $411.00

240lbs+ Adult: $511.00

Child (2 -12): $411.00

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