What People Are Saying About Our Flightseeing Tours
“Worth Every Penny”
I have to say, I’m somewhat of a thrifty traveler and it made me nervous to spend so much money on one event/experience. I was so nervous that the weather would be bad or that it just wouldn’t be worth it. But it was an amazing experience (just like the other travelers described). Utterly unbelievable. Totally worth every penny.
–spor2013 (Sept, 2017)
“Can’t Agree More With the Other 5 Star Ratings”
This is truly a must while in Denali. Pinch pennies elsewhere if necessary to experience the awe inspiring sight of this amazing piece of wilderness but do not let the opportunity pass you by. Pilot Bob demonstrates a true passion for showing guests this slice of heaven. We felt so privileged to have ridden with him as he shared his knowledge and experience…The staff was terrific about adjusting our time when the weather was not great at our scheduled time and boy did we appreciate it! Despite cloudy, rainy on the ground, the sun shone on the summit and it was extraordinary. Can’t say enough about the staff and experience at Denali Air.
-Heidi S, July 2017
“Go For It!!!”
Don’t let the weather fool you. We went up on a cloudy day and once we broke through the clouds, it was amazing! Flying so close to the peak was unbelievable. Our pilot was the best. We debated the cost, but it was well worth it. Don’t let opportunities pass you by. If you have the chance….GO FOR IT!!!!!
-DavidCarter843, July 2017
“Most remarkable flight of my life!”
This was by far the most breathtakingly beautiful flight of my life…You start off with the smaller, yet very beautiful mountains and gradually transition to snow capped mountains and magnificent glaciers. Initially, I thought perhaps the price was a little bit steep, but afterwards I decided that it was well worth every penny!
-Zenurez (August 2015)
“Took my breath away”
The weather was gorgeous above the clouds and I think that I got some of the best pictures that I have ever taken in my life. I still get tears in my eyes when I look at them and marvel at the thought that I was able to get beyond my fear to have this opportunity of a lifetime. My husband & I agreed that this was the highlight of our entire 3 week trip. Thank you Denali Air and to all of your employees.
-Sue Dallas (September 2013)
Having had no great luck in seeing Mt. McKinley (now Denali) from the ground we took to the air! Denali Air provided us with a birds-eye view of the mountain in a way you simply can’t do from the ground. The pilot (Jim) was great and the experience was incredible.
-Mike K (July 2015)
While it was raining at the Princess Lodge, the skies were clear above 10,000 ft…We had a great flight, with Dan making passes on the North and South faces of Mt. McKinley. Also great views of Ruth’s Glacier and surrounding mountains and glaciers. Dan was very informative and it was clear he knew the peaks and valleys in the area like the back of his hand. Really an incredible experience.
-Erin P (August 2015)
We had planned on taking a flight from Talkeetna, but the weather wasn’t favourable. Denali air was our backup on the way to Denali and Fairbanks. We didn’t pre book, we were very lucky that there were seats available not long after we arrived at their office…We were glad we couldn’t fly from Talkeetna as we now believe this flight shows more of the range than would be seen flying from the south. The plane is very well kept and comfortable, being a Piper twin engine. The scenery was breathtaking and totally different than what can be seen from the ground.
-HonestCountryCouple, Sept 2017
The flight was AWESOME!!! I enjoy flying in small planes, but my husband is rather nervous about them. Even he felt very comfortable after the pre-flight talk in the lobby, showing us on a topographical table where we would be going, meeting the pilot, etc. We got very close to all four faces of the beautiful, snow-covered mountain and the rest of the Alaska Range. The location of the airstrip is very convenient also. As it turned out, the next day on our bus trip, we had a small glimpse of Denali, but I would have felt cheated had I not taken this flight! I highly recommend it!!
-Betsy2014, Aug 2017
“A Must Do in Denali National Park”
If you can, you should absolutely fly over the Alaskan range and around Denali. The weather in town will look questionable but up at the mountain it was completely different and breath taking in it’s beauty…It seemed like a large purchase when we booked in advance but it was worth every cent and I’d do it again (and most likely more than once again).
-32CatherineB32 (July 2016)
“What a suprise!”
If you make it to Denali and don’t take a look at the highest peak in North America by air you have missed something special.
-Bob H (July, 2014)
“One of the best things I’ve ever done!”
There are not many landscapes I just look at that immediately move me to tears, but this was one of them. The rugged raw beauty of this landscape was absolutely mind blowing…This is truly Alaska and what I imagine heaven to look like. This is something I’ll never forget, pure magic and worth every penny!
-Dene Miles (September 2015)
“Must do / tremendous experience!”
It was a top highlight of our trip. Everything was extremely professional and we always felt 100% safe flying around Mt McKinley…One thing to remember is that if it is raining in Denali, it does not mean you can’t fly Denali Air. In fact, it was the perfect raining day activity for us as they flew through the clouds and above them for a sunny one hour tour of the mountain and surrounding areas. At $400 a person, you might think it is pricey, but we took a family of four on it and didn’t regret one dollar of the investment in a lifetime of memories.
-L.g. W. (August 2015)