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Denali Helicopter Excursion

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Soar high above the mountains of the Alaska Range on a Denali helicopter excursion that features breathtaking views of the landscape and wildlife of the Denali National Park.

Denali Helicopter Excursion

Cruise high above the icy mountains of the Alaska Range on a Denali helicopter excursion that features breathtaking views of the landscape and wildlife of the Denali National Park and Preserve.

Your Denali helicopter tour begins at the heliport overlooking the Nenana River, where helpful and knowledgeable staff prepare you to soar over the Denali National Park and Preserve. Grab your camera and prepare to be wowed as you take off on a contemporary A-Star helicopter for a spectacular, bird's-eye view of the pristine Alaskan wilderness. En route to the massive Yanert Valley and surrounding glaciers, your experienced pilot will fly you over the mountainous terrain, massive glaciers and stunning vistas you can only experience on an Alaska helicopter excursion. Your knowledgeable guide will detail how the glaciers have carved this remote rugged land, creating the magnificent peaks after millions of years of tectonic rumblings. See the true beauty of untouched wilderness on your Alaska helicopter excursion.

Denali, North America's highest peak, looms on the horizon as your helicopter ride offers remarkable views of unexplored peaks and massive glaciers right out the window. There is no better way to discover the vast expanses of Alaska's natural beauty.

Contained in Alaska's scenic beauty are the animals that call the Denali National Park and Reserve home. Keep your camera ready to snap pictures of bears, moose, and Dall Sheep on the icy grounds below as you make your way to your landing point. You will have the opportunity to set foot onto the soft, alpine tundra as your helicopter guide will take you onto a mountain landing, which will only be accessible by helicopter. You'll get a chance to explore the surrounding area and see the ecosystem, view the local wildlife, and take in the fresh mountain air. After about 15 to 20 minutes of exploration, you'll make your way back to the helicopter.

At the end of this once-in-a-lifetime tour, you will be transferred back to your meeting point, after 15 minutes of Alaskan helicopter exploration. Discover the unspoiled natural beauty and frozen majesty of Alaska from high above the snowy wilderness on this unforgettable helicopter tour of the glaciers, mountains and crevasses of Denali National Park. Book your trip today for this unbelievable adventure.

Please Note: If you are staying in the Talkeetna area (McKinley Princess Lodge, Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge etc.), you are approximately 100 miles from the Denali Park main gate area, from which this tour departs. You would be responsible for your own transportation to the Denali area.

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from $325.00 (USD)
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Tour Duration
1.83 Hours
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Tour Leaves From
Custom pick-up from Denali hotels is provided for this tour. Please enter your desired pick-up location above.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not included.
Special Instructions
For all tours in Alaska, we recommend wearing layers, with the top layer being waterproof. Closed-toe shoes (boots or sneakers) are mandatory. Sunglasses are recommended.
Infants under 2 years old are free when sitting on an adult's lap, but must be accounted for at the time of booking. All guests, regardless of age, must provide their weight at the time of booking. Persons weighing more than 250 pounds fully clothed must pay an additional fee. An infant's weight must be considered when calculating the weight of the adult holding the baby and the fee must be paid at the time of booking if you think the combined weight will exceed 250 pounds on the day of the tour. Limited mobility guests can be placed on helicopter. No bags, backpacks, purses, iPads, tablets, drones, selfie sticks, or similar devices are allowed on board the helicopter. Safe storage space for these items is provided. No animals of any kind are allowed to board the helicopter.