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Denali Express Flight

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2½ Hour Duration
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From start to finish
Limited Seats Available
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Book early for this popular Denali tour
Flightseeing Adventure
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Above the Breathtaking Denali Park
Jawdropping Denali Views
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The best way of seeing the iconic peak


Take to the skies and experience the breathtaking beauty of the Alaskan wilderness on this 150-mile, 45-minute Denali flightseeing tour. Get up close and personal with North America's tallest peak and enjoy unparalleled views of the majestic Alaskan tundra!

This tour begins with a convenient pickup service from your local lodgings and transportation to a private airstrip just outside the Denali National Park. Here, you'll meet your experienced pilot and guide, receive a safety briefing, and board your bush plane, which will take you through the Denali National Park and all of its glory. As you soar through the captivating Denali National Park, you will be mesmerized by the stunning tundra, winding rivers, vibrant vegetation, and majestic peaks. You will be treated to incredible views of the Polychrome and Cathedral Mountains and the glacial waterfalls that create the rivers snaking below. This remarkable Denali flightseeing tour will take you within 5 miles of the renowned peak, its bright blue crevasses, snow-capped edges, and gravel overlays, while your pilot and guide shares stories and interesting facts about the area. Keep an eye out for the Muldrow Glacier, the longest glacier on the north side of the Alaskan range.

The Denali Express Flight is an unmissable opportunity for anyone who wants to witness the grandeur of the Alaskan tundra from the air. It is easily one of the most scenic and cost-effective Denali flight tours available, so make sure to book early to secure your place.

What's Included

Round Trip Transportation (from Denali area hotels/landmarks)
Knowledgable & Professional Pilot
Guide Gratuities
Food & Drinks

Frequently Asked Questions

How many passengers can the plane carry?
On average, a bush plane can accommodate 6-8 passengers, depending on its weight and balance calculations and weight distribution.
What happens if the weather is too bad to fly?
Though the pilots for this Denali flightseeing adventure are very experienced, there's always a chance the weather is too bad to fly in. If that's the case, and your pilots determine that it's too dangerous to fly, we'll do our best to reschedule your tour for a time and date that works for everyone. If you choose not to reschedule, or we can't find a time that works for you, we'll refund you.
Will I be able to spot any wildlife on this tour?
Unfortunately, this isn't a wildlife tour, so sightings are not guaranteed. However, you will likely catch a glimpse of some wildlife while soaring around the peaks!
Can children come on the tour?
Yes, absolutely! This tour is suitable for children of all ages, and children under two can travel for free when sitting on an adult's lap.
Can I travel with a group larger than 6 people?
Due to the limited capacity of each plane, groups larger than 6-8 people must be split between two or more planes. To ensure that your Denali flightseeing tour is accommodated correctly, please get in touch with us before booking.
How accessible is this tour?
While the entirety of this tour takes place aboard a plane and requires little to no walking, guests should still be able to board and descend the plane with assistance.

Know Before You Book

Minimum Age: There is no minimum age to join this tour
Capacity: 6-8 guests
3-person minimum per tour time
Higher than Average Cancellation Rate
Small group size
Not able to guarantee pick-ups from Airbnbs. Pick-up times range from 30-60 prior to flight time, depending on pick-up location.
Cancel up to 14-days before the tour for a refund. No refund is available if canceled within 14-days of the tour. If for any reason your tour is canceled, or if your cruise ship's schedule changes, you will receive a refund. Refunds do not include any non-refundable fees. Contact us by phone or email to request a cancellation.

Quick Facts



2h 30min

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Itinerary • 2h 30min • 3 activities

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Get picked up from a hotel or landmark in Denali

30 minutes
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Experience the awe-inspiring grandeur of the Alaskan Range and get up close and personal with Denali.

45 minutes
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Board the complimentary shuttle and relax as you head back to Denali!

30 minutes