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Denali Experience Flightseeing Tour

  • View Denali National Park from above on a helicopter tour
  • Small plane seats up to six passengers for personal experience
  • See Ruth Glacier, Sheldon Amphitheater, and the Great Gorge
Denali Experience Flightseeing Tour
From USD 238.70
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Flight/Glacier Landing 3 pmMost Popular
1 Hour Flightseeing Tour including a landing on top of a glacier. Departs at 3:00 pm
USD 336.35
Flight Only 12:30 pm
1 Hour Flightseeing Tour leaving at 12:30 pm
USD 238.70
Flight/Glacier Landing 1 pm
1 Hour Flightseeing Tour including a landing on top of a glacier. Departs at 1:00 pm
USD 336.35
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Alaska’s Denali National Park is magnificent no matter which way you see it—by foot, car, or water—but it is especially impressive from the air. Soar above glaciers and snow-capped mountain peaks as you fly around all sides of Denali (formerly known as Mount McKinley). Explore the east and south faces including Ruth Glacier, Sheldon Amphitheater, and the Great Gorge. Upgrade to a glacier landing for a walk on this frozen landscape. 

What to Expect

Your tour of Denali starts with check-in at Talkeetna State Airport 30 minutes before your flight. Meet the flight crew and board a private plane that seats a maximum of six passengers.

From above the icy landscape, see icy blue melt water pools, glaciers, and natural landmarks such as the rivers of Talkeetna, Cash Creek, the Tokosha Mountains, Broken Tooth, Moose’s Tooth, and Mount Dickey. You fly around the entire mountain and explore the south and east faces in detail for one hour.

For the ultimate nature experience, upgrade to a landing (1.5 hours) where you set foot on a glacier.

The tour ends where it began, at Talkeetna State Airport.

Reviews (90)
1 - 5 of 85 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
K2 flight by Mnt Denali

Was an experience of a lifetime. Had an up close view of Mount Denali and landed on a glacier. The view from the plane was awesome and the pilot was very knowledgeable of the area. Would highly recommend it as a must do.

Thank patboles
Reviewed 1 week ago
WOW!! Loved every minute!

Breathtaking, amazing experience. Our pilot, Rosemarie, was fantastic. Very knowledgable and friendly. How can you miss seeing Denali? K2 has great customer service, very accommodating. This is what I talk about the most from our Alaska trip!!

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
What an amazing experience- and top rate customer service!

All I can say is, WOW!!! What an absolutely amazing experience. We were blessed with clear weather and gorgeous views right from takeoff. Our pilot, Billy, was so knowledgeable and personable, that he allayed any fears we might have had (we don't fly much and...More

Thank Kathi T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hate when people hype things up, but this was easily one of the coolest things I've ever done!Full Disclosure: It's expensive, and highly weather dependent. We weren't able to fly due to weather the first day, came back the next day, and it was...More

Thank nielsonpeter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fabulous experience with breathtaking views!

The pilot's narration was fabulous along with the majestic views of Denali and many other glaciers along the mountain tops. The highlight of the flight was the landing at the amphitheater of Ruth Mountain and glacier. We we're able to walk on the snow and...More

Thank Bryna K
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6 August 2018|
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Response from Smitha08 | Reviewed this property |
That's right. If there is any weather related issues, you will get an option to reschedule or refund. There was an overcast on the day we initially scheduled and we chose to reschedule for another day. The next time also the... More
28 June 2018|
Response from Harriet B | Reviewed this property |
I paid $220 for one hour plus tax minus a $25 coupon with K2 aviation. That tour with landing was $310 plus tax I believe. Price depends on length of trip with or without landing for each. I don’t know about group rates.
Teresa M
18 May 2018|
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Response from BillSweeney1 | Reviewed this property |
Our flight was also very smooth. Four of us, and nobody felt anything but excitement. Of course, the weather was nice so I can't speak to flying in questionable weather.