Helicopter Rides near Banff National Park

Gaze down at jagged peaks, icy turquoise lakes and dense pine forests during this amazing helicopter tour. Banff heli-sightseeing experiences last for up to 30 minutes and will take you soaring above some of the most spectacular sights of Banff National Park. Private sightseeing flights are also available to Marvel Pass for special, romantic occasions.

Looking for alpine hiking? Combine a scenic helicopter flight with a guided hike at 7,000 feet from your choice of routes on a heli hike tour.

Located 25 minutes from the famous Columbia Icefields between Banff and Jasper, see the Canadian Rockies the way they were meant to be seen on an Icefields sightseeing flight. These helicopter flights last for up to 55 minutes, you’ll see glaciers, icefalls, waterfalls, alpine lakes and 11,200 foot peaks on every flight.

Banff Helicopter Flights

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. 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: 12 Minutes  - 3 Sisters Peak Tour An excellent tour for the first-time flyer in the Canadian Rockies, and the most action packed 12 minutes of your life! Your adventure will take you past the Three Sisters Peaks as you spectacularly escape to the Spray Valley. You will see the magnificent Goat Range where you will observe the radiant aqua blue/green colors of the Spray Lakes. Your return flight will provide views of
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12 Mins, 25 Mins, 30 Mins
Marvel Pass Private Helicopter Tour

Private Banff Heli Sightseeing

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
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45 Mins
Alpine Heli Hike Landing at Charles Mount Stewart

Banff Alpine Heli & Hike

The ultimate hiking experience! Take a scenic helicopter flight to a secluded area high above the Bow River Valley for a guided high-alpine hike. Experience one of the best days of hiking you can ever imagine! With little effort you’ll be transported by helicopter up through a mountain valley and then dropped off onto a high alpine meadow where you’ll have fantastic high alpine hiking, unsurpassed mountain views in all directions - and you’ll be the only people around for miles! From the starting point, you’ll have 2.5 to 3 hours to hike over open meadows and ridges with your guide. The hiking difficulty ranges from easy to moderate depending the makeup of the group with lots of changes in terrain. Depending on the ability of the group, you'll have options to walk grassy ridgelines, cross streams, observe herds of
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Jul-Sep
9:30am, 1:00pm
3 Hours
Rockies Heli Sightseeing Tours at the Icefields

Icefields Helicopter Flights

See the Canadian Rockies on spectacular Icefields heli sightseeing flights with glaciers, icefalls, waterfalls, alpine lakes and 11,200 foot peaks. Located 25 minutes from the famous Columbia Icefields between Banff and Jasper, these helicopter tours are perfect for those who like to venture off the beaten track and fully immerse themselves into the incredible sights and sounds of nature. Want to stop along the way? A one-hour scenic stopover for a hike or snowshoe (depending on the season), and a picnic can be added on to all flights. Choose from three sightseeing flights: 20 Minutes  - Six Glaciers Tour Get ready for the most awe-inspiring 20 minutes of your life! Deep in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, you’ll lift off to an incredible view of Abraham Lake and soar at a cool 100mph, 9,000 ft (2,900m) over Cline
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20 Mins, 30 Mins, 55 Mins