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
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
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
Helicopter Tour near Banff, Canadian Rockies

Banff Alpine Heli & Hike

The ultimate hiking experience! Take a scenic helicopter flight up to land on Mount Charles Stewart at 7,000' for a guided high-alpine hike. The helicopter flight takes you up over Canmore and up the Cougar Creek Valley to your secluded landing location on Mount Charles Stewart at 7,000 feet. Your professional trained and certified guide will lead you on an alpine hike, mostly across grassy meadows and alpine ridgelines with mountain peaks on all sides. Choose between a leisurely down slope stroll in the alpine meadows overlooking Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park or a more aggressive path. Take the time to discover natural alpine landscapes on high mountain vistas and feel free to explore while your experienced guide provides knowledgeable commentary on the areas geography, flora and fauna. After 2 to 3 hours of walking, you’ll be picked
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Jun-Sep
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3.5 Hours