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Wrangell Mountain Air - Day Trips

100 Kennicott Avenue, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 800-478-1160
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We took the flights Chitna to McCarthy. The planes are on time and the pilots very experienced... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Madjude
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Brisbane, Australia
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90 minute flight seeing out of McCarthy, AK

So much better than anticipated! Lars, our pilot made me feel completely at ease. Not only is he a... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
jandun52
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Livonia, Michigan
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Wrangell Mountain Air is based at McCarthy in the heart of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. We offer day trips and 3 scheduled flight daily from Chitina (at the end of the paved road) to McCarthy-Kennicott, flightseeing tours in the best of Wrangell-St. Elias and fly-in backpacking, basecamping and rafting. There are a range of accomodations and activities available at McCarthy-Kennicott so plan on spending a day or two to enjoy the feel of remote Alaskan towns.
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100 Kennicott Avenue, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We took the flights Chitna to McCarthy. The planes are on time and the pilots very experienced. Great commentary during the flight. Highlight of our visit

Thank Madjude
Kelly B, Owner at Wrangell Mountain Air - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thanks! We appreciate you comment.

Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

So much better than anticipated! Lars, our pilot made me feel completely at ease. Not only is he a skilled pilot, but his sense of humor, and his knowledge of the area geography and geology made this trip fun and informative. Highly recommended! Major highlight...More

Thank jandun52
Kelly B, Owner at Wrangell Mountain Air - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2016

Thanks for you kind review. Lars is great and we are glad that you enjoyed your flight!

Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Caught a ride from McCarthy to Skolai for a trek down to Wolverine. Despite the weather, these guys were able to keep everyone on schedule. The take-off from Wolverine was the best.

Thank Dave G
RebeccaBoniek, Public Relations Manager at Wrangell Mountain Air - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

So glad you had a good trip! Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 13 August 2016

My sister and I took a day trip to Kennecott-McCarthy using Wrangell Mountain Air. We had decided to visit Wrangell-St. Elias National Park on short notice and Wrangell Mountain Air was able to squeeze us in for a day trip with only 24 hours notice....More

Thank 307kristae
RebeccaBoniek, Public Relations Manager at Wrangell Mountain Air - Day Trips, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you for your review! I'm glad you could visit us last summer. Day trips are such an incredible way to visit this park. There is plenty to see still, so come back and visit us again!

Reviewed 11 August 2016

We flew three times with Wrangell Mountain Air -- from Chitina to McCarthy and back with pilot Toby and during our stay in McCarthy we did a 70 minute flight seeing tour with pilot Bill. All the flights were great. Our 11 year old was...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 7 August 2016

My friend and I just got back from nearly a week in the backcountry from a drop off near Ross Green Lake and the Bagley Ice Field. Our pilot was Lars and he was friendly, professional and an all around awesome person. Wrangell Mountain Air...More

Thank jmccoy2008
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Natalie (owner) called me the day before my flight to say they may not be able to fly the next day (to McCarthy) so she arranged for me to fly with another company (mail service) so I could get to Kennicott and be able to...More

Thank Diana K
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We took a van shuttle from Chitina to McCarthy and returned to Chitina via Wrangell Mountain Air. We left our cars at the Chitina airport (basically a gravel lot with a dirt runway). We were very pleased with this arrangement since it allowed us to...More

Thank Pamela Cazes T
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Our first excursion in Alaska was a mere 35 minute flight. But what a flight! The Wrangell St. Elias National Park is immense, and our short flight only flew over a very small piece of the entire park, but that piece was beautiful, awe inspiring,...More

Thank neptune-mick
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We are very spoiled travellers and we have already seen and done so many wonderful things. But our flights with Wrangell Mountain Air, well... too impressive to be true. We had the flights chitina-mccarthy included in our hotel package - once we arrived in McCarthy...More

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sudhirkochhar
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Response from RebeccaBoniek | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! Our flight-seeing tours range in length from 35-minutes to 90-minutes. If you’d like more information regarding each of these tours, please see our website. Thank you!
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