1. Canada
  2. Alberta
  3. Canmore
  4. Banff National Park

Canmore: Scenic Helicopter Ride and High Alpine Hike

Product ID: 384529
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Enjoy a thrilling helicopter flight and high alpine hiking, with spectacular mountain views in all directions.
About this activity
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Duration: 3.5 hours
Starting times 9:30 AM, 1:00 PM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a scenic mountain helicopter flight
  • Experience a high-alpine guided hike
  • Admire 360-degree views of the Canadian Rockies
Full description
Meet your guide at Canmore Heliport, just 20 minutes’ drive east of Banff or 1 hour from Calgary. Then, take an 8-minute scenic flight by helicopter through Cougar Creek canyon, taking in the stunning mountain scenery of the eastern Canadian Rockies. You’ll be dropped off on a pristine high alpine meadow.

Enjoy 2.5-3 hours of secluded hiking in a small group, with a maximum of 5 guests, guided by a professional mountain guide. Learn about the local flora and fauna and the formation of the mountain. You’ll also have the chance to spot ancient marine fossils and the mountain’s animal residents. 

At the end of the hike, the helicopter will pick you up for the return flight to Canmore heliport. The total time of your activity is approximately 3.5 hours.
Includes
  • 16-minute total scenic helicopter ride
  • 3-hour hike with professional guide
  • Use of hiking poles
  • Water and light snacks
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Canmore Heliport

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Organized by

White Mountain Adventures Banff

Product ID: 384529