Denali flightseeing tour

Denali Flightseeing

The Tallest mountain in north America


Fly with us to Denali, North America’s tallest mountain. We offer an aerial expedition around the mountain.


Experience the majesty of North America’s tallest mountain from the perspective of a lifetime.

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Flightsee Tour Cessna Aircraft
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Trip Duration 2.5 Hours

Take to the skies on a Denali flightseeing tour.


What to expect on our Denali air tour.


2.5 Hours

Group Size

2 Guests


Palmer Airport
720 E Yukon St


$350 Per Person

Join us on an unforgettable journey to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of Denali, the tallest mountain in North America. Our Denali Flightseeing Tour takes you on an aerial expedition around the mountain for an experience you won’t forget. No matter what time of the year you take a tour with us, you will be able to witness the towering, snow covered, peaks of the Alaska Range.

Our pilots will provide insightful commentary on the natural wonders you are observing, making this an educational and memorable experience. Join us for the ultimate adventure of a lifetime on our Denali Flightseeing Tour.

Situated in the heart of the Alaska Range, Denali offers a dramatic backdrop of soaring peaks and sweeping vistas. Our experienced pilots will navigate a route that will provide you with the best possible views of Denali, the surrounding mountains, and Denali National Park’s stunning landscapes.

Fun fact: Denali is technically taller than Everest. The standard method of measuring mountains uses height from sea level. Using that method, Everest measures 29,032 feet (8,848.86 meters) above sea level. Denali measures 20,194 feet (6,190 meters) above sea level. Now, this is where it gets tricky. Denali’s base sits at 2,000 feet above sea level, whereas Everest’s base sits at 14,000 feet above sea level. This does, however, confirm that everything is bigger in Alaska — that’s how that saying goes, right?



Depart from the general aviation airport in Palmer, Alaska (PAAQ). The airport is situated in the heart of the valley, with 360 degree views showcasing three of Alaska’s most beautiful mountain ranges. Upon takeoff, keep an eye out for two braided, glaciated rivers below

Trip Route

You will depart from PAAQ to the North. Traveling up the Matanuska-Susitna Valley and along the Talkeetna mountains into the Alaska Range and Denali National Park.


Upon reaching the Alaska Range, you will follow the Ruth glacier into the Don Sheldon Amphitheater to witness the sheer rock walls covered in ice and snow. At this point you will be maneuvering near the base of the Denali for once in a lifetime views.

Pointers & Packing List

We’ll lead the way

Pack a snack

We recommend packing a light snack for your Alaska Denali tour experience. You are welcome to bring a small bag on the trip.

Dress in layers

For your Alaska plane tour, we recommend dressing in layers and wearing comfortable clothing suitable for the weather conditions.

Shades are a must

Clouds and snow reflect a lot of light from the sun. While you can take them off for viewing, we recommend bringing a pair of quality sunglasses so you don’t have to squint against the glare or snow.

Take some photos

Don’t forget to bring your phone or a good camera. You will want to remember these views!

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Any Questions?

Our  fleet consists of a Cessna 172 (3 guests)  and a Cessna 206 (5 guests). Each plane is well maintained and equipped with large windows for the best visibility we can offer to our guests.

Cancellation Policy

Standard Cancellation Policy:
Our standard cancellation policy is designed to provide a fair balance between flexibility and operational considerations. Our policy follows a refund system based on the timing and circumstances of your cancellation:

Early Cancellation (90 days or more before the flight) Receive a 100% refund as a token of our appreciation for your early notice, allowing us the opportunity to accommodate other clients.

Late Cancellation (within 14 days of the flight): Unfortunately, no refund can be provided due to the limited time available for reallocating resources and finding alternative clients.

Weather-related Cancellations:
In the event of adverse weather conditions, we prioritize your safety and enjoyment. If we must cancel a flight due to weather, you will receive credit for another booking or a full 100% refund.

Please note:
Deposits become non-refundable if a cancellation is made within 14 days prior to the flight.

Your satisfaction and safety are our top priorities, and we strive to provide a seamless experience while addressing your individual needs. If you have any questions or require clarification regarding our cancellation policy, please do not hesitate to contact Blue River Aviation. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to assist you.