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Talkeetna: Grand Denali Flight with Optional Glacier Landing

Activity provider: Talkeetna Air Taxi

Talkeetna: Grand Denali Flight with Optional Glacier Landing

Activity provider: Talkeetna Air Taxi
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From US$ 434.70 per person

Embark on a tour of Denali that covers more of the Alaska Range than any other. Fly above the many faces of North America's tallest mountain.

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 - 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Take an unforgettable scenic plane flight above the Alaskan Range
  • Cross over to the north side to see the arctic alpine tundra of Denali National Park's remote interior
  • See the Wickersham Wall of Denali - the greatest continual vertical relief in the world at nearly 14,000 feet
  • Experience all of the features of the Southside Explorer tour and the Mountain Voyager tour
Full description

Upon checking in at a unique Alaskan log cabin, be given a weather and safety briefing and then board one a high-wing, single-engine aircraft for the flight tour of a lifetime. Let the pilot take you on a journey into the heart of the Alaska Range.

Just when you think you've seen it all, be flown through 1 of 2 passes on either side of Denali. Emerge on the north side of the range to see a flattened tundra landscape stretching out before you.

As your pilot turns the plane around to go back to the south side of the range, there it is, the Wickersham Wall: the 13,658 foot vertical North face of Denali.

Add a glacier landing to your flight and experience the exhilaration of standing among the majestic peaks of the Alaska Range. Play in the snow, take photos, or just take it all in. Glacier landings add 30 minutes to the total tour duration.

Includes
  • Courtesy pickup/drop-off within a 2-mile radius of the Talkeetna Air Taxi office/downtown Talkeetna
  • Window seat
  • Personal headset to listen
  • Pilot's expert narration
  • 30-minute glacier landing (if option chosen)
  • National Park Pass (necessary for glacier landings) $15 for everyone 16 and older
  • Transportation to/from Anchorage, Fairbanks, or Denali National Park
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

14212 E 2nd St, Talkeetna, AK 99676, USA

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • Warm clothing

Not allowed

  • Drones
  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)

Know before you go

  •  All flights and glacier landings are weather dependent, if you cannot fly due to weather conditions, you will be refunded in full or you can reschedule your flight
  •  You are welcome to call the office before your flight to check weather conditions
  •  Please dress in warm layers, closed-toe shoes, and sunglasses; you will be provided with waterproof over boots for those doing a glacier landing
  •  If you have chosen to add the glacier landing to your flight, you must purchase a National Park Pass if you do not already have one, the cost is $15 per person for everyone 16 or older; the pass is valid for 7 days from the date of issue
  •  Passes can be purchased online from nps.gov
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    5/5

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We had an excellent time. We choose 11:00 am for 3 adults. Leanne was our guide. We did a safety check and were off on a beautiful sunny day. Leanne explained everything and before she dipped the wings she let us know so those not accustomed to flying in a small plane were put at ease. We landed on Ruth Glacier and Leanne took pictures of all of us. It helps if you have a sunny day.

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May 24, 2022

Excellent view when you took a flight to see Denali so close. Captain was very professional and friendly. He showed us all the famous mountains as well as the glaciers. If you are lucky to land there, it was really amazing view with fantastic experience. Really worth it and please don’t miss this tour.

July 16, 2021

This was the best trip I have ever taken. liam was an amazing pilot. I would give this a 10 out of 5 stars!!

June 7, 2022

Product ID: 253607