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A once in a lifetime experience to fly over mountain peaks, alpine meadows, pristine lakes and to the “Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies”.  A helicopter sightseeing flight will leave you breathless.

COVID-19 UPDATE

For the health and safety of staff and guests, the following measures are in place:

  • Masks will be worn by guests and staff in all facilities and during all flights. If you do not have a mask you will be provided with one.
  • Facilities will be reduced to a capacity of 10 people indoors and social distancing practices will be in place.
  • Each guest must sign a COVID-19 Compliance Self-Check and Health Declaration.
  • Transport is not currently available.

Located 30 minutes from the town of Banff in nearby Canmore, these sightseeing flights take in the breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains and unparalleled views of Banff National Park.

Choose from three sightseeing flights:

Three Sisters Peak Tour – 20 minutes ($200pp)

An excellent tour for the first-time flyer in the Canadian Rockies, and the most action packed 20 minutes of your life! Your adventure will take you between the Three Sisters Peaks, Hope, Charity and Faith as you spectacularly escape to the Spray Valley.  Along the way, you will see the magnificent Goat Ranges where you can observe the radiant aqua-turquoise colours of the Spray Lakes and rugged peaks of the Rockies.  Your return flight will provide views of Wind Ridge and the Bow River as it meanders back towards the town of Canmore.

Mt Assiniboine & Glaciers Tour – 30 minutes ($330pp)

An extension of the Three Sisters Peaks Tour, this sensational flight incorporates all the sights of the previous flight as well as transporting you to the “Matterhorn of the Canadian Rockies”, which rises majestically to 3,611 meters (11,870 feet) along the Great Divide. The surrounding glaciers and icefalls will astound you and capture your imagination where you will get up close and personal with the Gloria Glacier as it tumbles off of Mount Assiniboine. This is an experience you will not forget!

Royal Canadian Tour  – 40 minutes ($440)

An extension of the previous flights, your journey will take you to new heights through the Goat Range Pass and along the Sundance Range of Banff National Park where you will see mountain peaks, alpine meadows and pristine lakes. The new 40 minute flight is available from November 14 onwards and includes spectacular views of the Three Sisters, Sundance Range, Mt Assiniboine and Owl, Marvel and Spray Lakes. An extraordinary adventure not to be missed!

 

Looking for a private helicopter flight for two, for that special moment? Take a 30 minute sightseeing flight before setting down at Marvel Lake at 7,200 feet for 15 minutes. This spectacular location offers breathtaking vistas which are perfect for marriage proposals.

Included
  • Small group size (up to 5 guests per flight)
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Canmore Heliport
  • Roam Transit Bus
Guide Quote

Louise's Pick

"It will literally take your breath away" - Louise , Reservations Agent, Discover Banff Tours

The best parts of the tour for most people include the following:

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Spectacular sightseeing

Marvel at the unparalleled views over mountain peaks, alpine meadows, glaciers and pristine lakes.
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Choice of routes

Choose from three different helicopter sightseeing tours up to 40 minutes.
Included
  • Small group size (up to 5 guests per flight)
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Canmore Heliport
  • Roam Transit Bus
Guide Quote

Louise's Pick

"It will literally take your breath away" - Louise , Reservations Agent, Discover Banff Tours

Tours range from 20, 30 and 40 minutes minutes in length, please select your preferred flight time and length during the booking process.
Your choice of a scenic helicopter flight with unparalleled views over mountain peaks, alpine meadows, glaciers and pristine lakes.
The Heli Pad is located at the Canmore Municipal Heliport in Canmore, 22 kilometers east of Banff. Please allow 30 minutes to drive from Banff to the Heli Pad.

The Roam Transit bus also runs from Banff to Canmore (stop 109), a 15 minute walk from the Heliport.

You are required to arrive at the Heliplex 20 minutes prior to your scheduled flight time.
This depends on the type of helicopter available, it is up to 5 people plus the pilot so that everyone can sit by a window during your flight.
Please wear warm clothing with no loose articles. Zips, ties and belts on clothing must be secured.
Small children are allowed, and children aged 6-12 years are half price, and infants aged 0-5 years old are free of charge. Please note that to qualify for children’s pricing, children must be accompanied by two paying adults. Children two and under must be seated on the lap of an adult in the helicopter.
Tours depend on weather conditions and must be confirmed the morning of the flight. In this situation we can reschedule or refund your booking.
There is a 48 hour cancellation policy, which allows you to change/cancel or refund your booking up to 48 hours outside your booked tour (up to 7 days for group bookings).
Tips are not expected, but are certainly appreciated. If you think your guide did a wonderful job and would like to indicate that with a tip, it will be graciously accepted.
Included
  • Small group size (up to 5 guests per flight)
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Canmore Heliport
  • Roam Transit Bus
Guide Quote

Louise's Pick

"It will literally take your breath away" - Louise , Reservations Agent, Discover Banff Tours

20 Minute Three Sisters Peaks Tour

20 Minute Three Sisters Helicopter Flight

30 Minute Mt Assiniboine & Glaciers Flight

30 Minute Mt Assiniboine and Glaciers Helicopter Flight

40 Minute Royal Canadian Flight

40 Minute Royal Canadian Helicopter Flight

Included
  • Small group size (up to 5 guests per flight)
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Canmore Heliport
  • Roam Transit Bus
Guide Quote

Louise's Pick

"It will literally take your breath away" - Louise , Reservations Agent, Discover Banff Tours

  • To qualify for children’s pricing, children must be accompanied by two paying adults. Children two and under must be seated on the lap of an adult in the helicopter.
  • Prices are based on two passengers, and this tour requires a minimum of two passengers.
  • No loose articles are permitted. Zips, ties and belts on clothing must be secured.
  • Tours depend on weather conditions and must be confirmed the morning of the flight.
Included
  • Small group size (up to 5 guests per flight)
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Canmore Heliport
  • Roam Transit Bus
Guide Quote

Louise's Pick

"It will literally take your breath away" - Louise , Reservations Agent, Discover Banff Tours

Alpine Heli Tour flying over 3 Sisters in Canmore
Alpine Heli Tour approaching 3 Sisters in Canmore
Alpine Helicopter Three Sisters Spray
Alpine Helicopters
Alpine Helicopters Early Winter at Assiniboine
Alpine Heli Tour flying over Lake Gloria
3 Sisters Return View with Alpine Heli in winter
Take a winter scenic helicopter flight to Spray Lakes on the Flight of the Great Snowy Owl dogsled tour