Year Round
Season
Throughout the day
Departure Time
45 Mins
Duration
All Ages
Age
Leisurely
Activity

Located on the south west border of Banff National Park, Marvel Pass has long been a favourite spot for that special private moment.  This private helicopter tour is sure to impress.

This private tour for two flies south from Canmore past the Three Sisters, over the Spray Reservoir and the high ridges to Marvel Lake and the famous Mount Assiniboine, also known as the “Matterhorn of the Rockies”. The pilot takes you in for a close-up look at the hanging glaciers before heading south to Marvel Pass, where you set down at 7,200 feet, close to Aurora Lake, surrounded by larch trees, small lakes and towering peaks.

This spectacular location offers breathtaking vistas which are perfect for marriage proposals. You can spend up to quarter of an hour at this magnificent location before re-boarding for the 15 minute return flight to the Canmore Base.

Included
  • 30 minute sightseeing flight
  • 15 minute photo stop at Marvel Pass
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Canmore Heliport
  • Hotel pick up and drop off (Banff)

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

1

30 minute sightseeing flight

Fly past the Three Sisters, over the Spray Reservoir and the high ridges to Marvel Lake and the famous Mount Assiniboine, also known as the “Matterhorn of the Rockies”.
2

15 minute photo stop at Marvel Pass

Spend up to a quarter of an hour at Marvel Pass, this spectacular location offers breathtaking vistas which are perfect for marriage proposals.
Included
  • 30 minute sightseeing flight
  • 15 minute photo stop at Marvel Pass
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Canmore Heliport
  • Hotel pick up and drop off (Banff)
The tour is 45 minutes in total, including 30 minutes in the helicopter and up to 15 minutes at Marvel Pass.
The tour includes a 30 minute sightseeing helicopter flight over the Three Sisters, over the Spray Reservoir and the high ridges to Marvel Lake and the famous Mount Assiniboine, also known as the “Matterhorn of the Rockies”. You will then be set down at Marvel Pass at 7,200 feet, close to Aurora Lake, surrounded by larch trees, small lakes and towering peaks for up to 15 minutes.
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.

Transport is available from Banff for certain departures, please enquire. The Roam Transit bus also runs from Banff to stop 109, a short walk from the Heliport.

You are required to arrive at the Heliplex 20 minutes prior to your scheduled flight time.
This flight is a private tour for two people. If you would like guests to join you on this private tour for two, additional seats are available at the regular 30 minute sightseeing price. Please enquire for this option.
Please wear warm clothing with no loose articles. Zips, ties and belts on clothing must be secured. If booking this tour in the winter please come suitably dressed as you will be landing in deep snow at high elevation.
Small children are allowed (0-5 years old are free), however it is not recommended for children under 3 years of age. Children aged 0-2 years old must be on their parent’s lap, and children aged 0–5 years old must have their own seat.
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
  • 30 minute sightseeing flight
  • 15 minute photo stop at Marvel Pass
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Canmore Heliport
  • Hotel pick up and drop off (Banff)

Heli Tours Map

Included
  • 30 minute sightseeing flight
  • 15 minute photo stop at Marvel Pass
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Canmore Heliport
  • Hotel pick up and drop off (Banff)
  • Not recommended for children under 3 years of age, and children aged 0-2 years must be on their parent’s lap.
  • 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
  • 30 minute sightseeing flight
  • 15 minute photo stop at Marvel Pass
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Transport Options
  • Meet at the Canmore Heliport
  • Hotel pick up and drop off (Banff)
Marvel Pass Private Helicopter Tour
Three Sisters View on a Helicopter Sightseeing Tour near Banff National Park
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