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Extended Douglas Lake Region Tour by Helicopter

  • Extended Douglas Lake helicopter tour
  • Additional elevation provides broader views of the surrounding landscape
  • Spend more time in the air to see extra sights, including the Douglas Dam
Extended Douglas Lake Region Tour by Helicopter
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12:00pm Helicopter TourMost Popular
This Extended Douglas Lakes Helicopter Tour departs at 12:00pm. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Minimum of 2 Guests to book flight.
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1:00pm Helicopter Tour
This Extended Douglas Lakes Helicopter Tour departs at 1:00pm. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Minimum of 2 Guests to book flight.
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10:00am Helicopter Tour
This Extended Douglas Lakes Helicopter Tour departs at 10:00am. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Minimum of 2 Guests to book flight.
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Fly high above the Tennessee countryside on this helicopter tour over the French Broad River, Douglas Lake, and the Great Smoky Mountains. Extra elevation gains guarantee broader views of the surrounding landscape with a focus on Douglas Lake and the Douglas Dam, while the included headsets make it easy to communicate with your pilot and hear about the sights as you weave through the sky.
What to Expect
This flight also allows you to admire East Tennessee’s scenic Douglas Lake and the 700 foot long hydroelectric Douglas dam while heading towards lush green islands scattered throughout the bright blue lake. Douglas Lake covers 30,000 acres and 3 counties. It has over 500 miles of shoreline.  In the summer you get astonishing sun-glistening views of the water and the people enjoying their time on the lake. However, in the winter, the water level is lowered so you get majestic views of exposed islands and coves. As well as the beautiful lake, you will see the Great Smoky Mountains towards the southwest. On this flight you climb to a slightly higher altitude than on the Lake View flight allowing for better visibility of the National Park.

Includes Douglas Lake View points of interest: Bass Pro Tournaments, Lighthouse Pointe Marina, Cowboy’s Seafood Restaurant and Wildlife Refuges.
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Reviews (16)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellence!! Staff was great!..Marie the pilot was very nice, and the Flight was Great!!. Would recommend this flight company and the Pilot / staff for future flights!.. Will be returning soon for another tour!.. enjoyed the Trip!!!

Thank 806dg
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Experience!

We arrived about 30 minutes early, and they were already ready for us, which was great! They walked us through the do's and don'ts and had us on our way in no time. They made us feel comfortable, and excited to take our tour! Our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank baileysirishcreamm
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We came to the Gatlinburg area as a surprise trip for my wife for our 10 year anniversary and this was one of the things I decided for us to do, and I'm so glad we did. Neither of us had ever been in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank markz688
Reviewed 10 September 2018
The twins loved it!

We are locals and I'll admit we don't frequent most tourist attractions. However, I'm always looking for different things to do with my 10-year-old twin boys. For their birthday I decided on something experiential instead of buying presents they'll soon forget. They have grown up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Charles O
Les C, General Manager at Scenic helicopter tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you so much for including us in the boys' birthday celebration! We are so glad they enjoyed the flight. We hope to see y'all for their next birthday!

Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile
First Time, many more

It was ours very first helicopter ride, and we enjoyed every minute. We were able to get a discount because they price matched what we found on Groupon. The staff was really nice, and we were able to record the entire ride. It was a...More

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Ahmad H
1 October 2018|
Response from Trail792735 | Reviewed this property |
I think you would have to call and ask them. They would be able to give you more information about that. The families that had really small children didn't take their children into the helicopter. They had a family member... More
Mark B
25 July 2018|
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Response from Chris T | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 15 minutes from take off to touch down.
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