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“Absolutely great”

Alpine Helicopters Inc.
Ranked #5 of 31 Tours in Canmore
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Alpine Helicopters have been providing safe and professional helicopter services since 1961. We operate a fleet of 36 intermediate and medium helicopters for a range of services from sightseeing and executive transfers for tourism and corporate customers as well as rescue, fire fighting, aerial film work and heli skiing. The possibilities are endless. What can we do for you?
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We did the 25 minute helicopter tour and loved every moment of it. We flew up and through snow capped mountains and got a great view of the area. We would highly recommend this tour to others. The pilot was very informative of things to see during the flight. Part of the deal is that you get picked up and dropped back to your accommodation as the airport is not actually in Banff but all this means is you get a bit of a tour of the countryside as well.

Thank SalandBrad
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"helicopter ride"
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"minute flight"
in 22 reviews
"three sisters"
in 33 reviews
"ground crew"
in 7 reviews
"safety video"
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"royal canadian"
in 8 reviews
"scenic flight"
in 3 reviews
"snow capped mountains"
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"head phones"
in 3 reviews
"unique perspective"
in 3 reviews
"vantage point"
in 3 reviews
"mountain tops"
in 3 reviews
"birds eye view"
in 3 reviews
"sightseeing tour"
in 3 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 14 reviews
"safety talk"
in 4 reviews
"well worth the cost"
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

For anyone visiting Banff I would highly recommend to splurge the pennies and take the 30 minute helicopter ride of the Rockies. What an experience?! For the 30 minutes in the air, it was good value for money and its an experience that you will not forget. The views are breath taking. At one point our pilot had to ask "are we all OK in the back" as all our jaws were wide open! We went in May so most of the mountains were covered completely in snow and the lakes still frozen and it truly looked like a winter wonderland. Must do and would highly recommend. The staff were fun and friendly, you got free tea/coffee/ hot chocolate as well :)

1  Thank Kylie S
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Hiked up to Mt Assiniboine for a few days and enjoyed views. When it was time to depart down the trail, it had been raining most of the night and continued into the morning. A group of hikers was transported up to the cabins and we caught a ride back down to Canmore. A bit decadent!


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Reviewed 25 January 2014

My wife and I took an Alpine helicopter flight on a beautiful clear day. It was to be our first helicopter ride and after a briefing in Alpine's clean, modern base we belted up and were up, up and away on the Mount Assiniboine Glacier Tour. The peaks were snow covered and we looked down on frozen lakes, partially frozen rivers etc. A great experience enhanced by relevant commentary and our questions answered. Spectacular views - everything we could have wished for and good value! Excellent and hopefully the start of more than a once in the lifetime opportunity! Thank you Alpine Helicopters. (p.s. see the avalanche bombing videos if you get a chance - that must be fun!)

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Reviewed 5 October 2013

We splurged for the 30 min tour -- awesome! Friendly and professional staff. The flight gave us amazing views, up close to the mountains, saw glaciers, beautiful lakes, spectacular valleys. Pilot was informative and open to answering questions during the flight. We had a wonderful experience!!

1  Thank Lindais
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