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Address: Box 46, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
Phone Number: (303) 449-1146
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Excellent tour of Denali on a crystal clear day

Two of us decided to take a sightseeing tour of Denali when we woke to a breathtakingly blue sky and the mountain was 100% visible. We flew in a 6 seater Cessna with the pilot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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80 reviews 80 reviews
4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Two of us decided to take a sightseeing tour of Denali when we woke to a breathtakingly blue sky and the mountain was 100% visible. We flew in a 6 seater Cessna with the pilot and one other couple. While I was a bit nervous about the safety prior to choosing the trip, the planes are all well maintained and... More 

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Greg L, Owner at Kantishna Air Taxi, responded to this review

Dear Asquam, Thanks so much for sharing your experience, and we're so pleased to hear that despite your initial nerves and the cost, that to fly through "Denali on a crystal clear day" was well worth it! We think so, too, and we appreciate you :) Kind regards, The KAT Crew More 

Miami, Florida, USA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Used them to get back from Denali Backcountry Lodge and it was painless though expensive. The one hour flight beats the 6 hour (beginning at 6am) bus ride back to the main gate IMO.

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Greg L, Owner at Kantishna Air Taxi, responded to this review

Dear Carlos A, Thanks for your post, and we're pleased that you preferred the flight seeing tour, even with the cost, to the return trip by bus. We're glad that we had the opportunity to share Denali with you during your Alaskan adventure. The KAT Crew More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Dave our pilot and Whit or sign up guy - are the BEST!! We were joking around on them and they just ran with the punches. Yeah... we were a little late getting out, but boy was it FUN!!!!!!

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Greg L, Owner at Kantishna Air Taxi, responded to this review

Dear traveladvisorremote, Dave and Whit ARE the best, and you guys are, too, for flying with us! Thanks for sharing in the shenanigans. Cheers, The KAT Crew More 

Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

While traveling through Alaska on an amazing tour with "John Hall's Alaska," we took a plane ride up to Ruth Glacier on Kantishna Air Taxi. It is one of the coolest things I've ever done, and will remember it forever! Out pilot was fantastic, and flew all around the peak of Mt. McKinley and the surrounding peaks before landing the... More 

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Greg L, Owner at Kantishna Air Taxi, responded to this review

Dear Susan G, It's wonderful to hear that you had such an amazing flight that you'll remember forever! We've had a fantastic relationship with John Hall's Alaska for many years, and we look forward to continuing to fly their guests when they visit Denali! Thanks for helping us to "raise the bar!" Cheers, The KAT Crew More 

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180 reviews 180 reviews
60 attraction reviews
307 helpful votes 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I had a chance to do an hour flight seeing around the mountain. It was the highlight of my trip to Denali and a must if you really want an up close experience of Denali. Great staff and informative pilot.

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Greg L, Owner at Kantishna Air Taxi, responded to this review

Dear Frbill92, Thanks for your kind review! For so many of us, flying in Denali is a life highlight, and we appreciate you sharing your experience so that others, too, might get a chance to add a highlight to their lives :) Good travels, The KAT Crew More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We were in a small six sweater plane. It was bumpy, scary, and a completely amazing experience. Highlight of our trip so far.

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Greg L, Owner at Kantishna Air Taxi, responded to this review

Dear Steve M, Adventure: 1) a: an undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risks; b: the encountering of risks . 2) an exciting or remarkable experience. Thanks for being adventurous and sharing the highlight of your trip! All the best, The KAT Crew More 

Washington, Missouri
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89 reviews 89 reviews
35 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We cannot say enough good things about Kantishna Air Taxi. We did the Denali Park Day Excursion on a perfectly clear day. The scenery was spectacular on the flight, as we flew deeper into the park and near Mt. McKinley. Our pilot was great and pointed out many landmarks during the flight. We landed in Kantishna and spent a little... More 

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Greg L, Owner at Kantishna Air Taxi, responded to this review

Hello KiteGirl78, The Denali Park Day Excursion on a clear day - just about as close as you can get to heaven! We're so glad that you enjoyed your flight and bus ride, and thanks for sharing your experience and for recommending us to other travelers to Denali! Blue skies, The KAT Crew More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

My family (which included two teenaged girls) took this flight tour from The Kantishna Roadhouse back to Denali. While we enjoyed the bus ride out to Kantishna, the airplane ride back was like frosting on the cake. After leaving the roadhouse we were shuttled to the lodge where we waited until it was time to go to the airstrip. The... More 

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Greg L, Owner at Kantishna Air Taxi, responded to this review

Dear Rjm31, We're so pleased that your family enjoyed such a great experience! We're glad that you enjoyed the beautiful view from Skyline Lodge before your departure, and especially considering that it was the first flight in a small plane for your daughters, it was awesome to hear that Dave gave you such a thrilling flight! Thanks for flying with... More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

great ride over Denali. Incredible views of the rivers, glaciers and Mt McKinley. Our pilot Dave did an awesome job pointing features out to us. Definitely worth doing.

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Greg L, Owner at Kantishna Air Taxi, responded to this review

Dear rebecca d, We're so glad that Dave gave you a great ride with great views! Keep on rockin'! The KAT Crew More 

Elm Mott, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and three children took the fantastic Kantishna Wilderness Trails six hour bus tour from the Denali National Park entrance to Kantishna in the morning. We had the opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds by returning on an air taxi. We saw grizzlies, moose, bald and golden eagles, ptarmigan and other species on the bus tour, as... More 

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Greg L, Owner at Kantishna Air Taxi, responded to this review

Dear BrazosBluffsRanch_TX, We're thrilled that you and your family took the KWT and enjoyed "the best of both worlds by returning on an air taxi." It sounds like the wildlife viewing was fantastic and that your bird's eye view of the Park and the Mountain added tremendously to the experience. We're also glad that we were able to provide a... More 

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Address: Address: Box 46, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
Phone Number: (303) 449-1146
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Denali National Park and Preserve

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