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Alpine Helicopters Inc.

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Address: 91 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1N8, Canada
Phone Number: 1-403-678-4802
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Description: A tour company offering helicopter and hiking tours of the Canadian...
A tour company offering helicopter and hiking tours of the Canadian Rockies.
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Simply Amazing

Suprised my Fiancee with the 30 minute ride for her birthday in March. We both had such a fabulous time. Tyler our pilot was fantastic. The views were amazing, we got to see the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Glyn Ceiriog, United Kingdom
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Glyn Ceiriog, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Suprised my Fiancee with the 30 minute ride for her birthday in March. We both had such a fabulous time. Tyler our pilot was fantastic. The views were amazing, we got to see the mountain goats on a ridge line also. I can totally recommend this trip, if you do do it then stretch to the 30 minute flight it's... More 

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Alpine_Helicopters, Manager of Tourism Operations at Alpine Helicopters Inc., responded to this review

Hello Paul, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I remember you and your fiancee clearly since you have the same name as one of our rescue pilots! I will be sure to pass on your comments to Tyler. More 

Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

From the beginning to the end, Alpine Helicopter tours was amazing! We were originally supposed to go on Saturday but because of the wind conditions the pilot himself suggested we come back on Sunday so we could have the best experience as the weather was suppose to be better.. And was it ever! The honesty we received from the staff... More 

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Alpine_Helicopters, Manager at Alpine Helicopters Inc., responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you were able to re-schedule your flight for the following day. We always want to ensure that our customers get the best experience possible. I will be sure to pass along your comments to Paul. We look forward to welcoming you back this summer! More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was gifted this tour for Valentine's Day this year and WOW was it amazing! The process is so simple with a short safety video and up you go! Our pilot was very informative, and he even made a special loop back to see some mountain goats! This was on my bucket list for the longest time, and even though... More 

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PilotCanmore, Manager Tourism Operations at Alpine Helicopters Inc., responded to this review

Thank you Brittany, so glad to hear you were thrilled with you experience. Many of our guests are repeat customers. We look forward to seeing you again! More 

Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My friend surprised me with the Royal Canadian tour at alpine, and let me begin with from start to finish we had an amazing experience. The staff were very helpful and accommodating. Tyler our pilot was very informative and friendly. And the flight its self was just unreal! I spend a lot of time in the Rockies, usually hiking, So... More 

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PilotCanmore, Manager Tourism Operations at Alpine Helicopters Inc., responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. We are always excited to read peoples reactions to their experience. We take great pride in our customer service as well as the skill level of our pilots. I will be sure to pass on your remarks to Tyler. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I surprised my girlfriend with a Marvel Pass tour. Tyler our Pilot was amazing. He was very informative about the area and knew the answer to all of the questions we asked. The stop over was amazing the view was something from a Nat Geo. If you're thinking of proposing you WILL win life.

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PilotCanmore, Manager of Tourism Operations at Alpine Helicopters Inc., responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it is great to hear from guests who were thrilled with their experience. Marvel Pass is a spectacular location. We go there at least a couple times a month for proposals. The best part of all is that you are the only ones there, so privacy is guaranteed! Thanks for sharing. More 

Kenwood, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

To start let me dispel any conflict of interest issues by stating that I do NOT recommend ANY helicopter tours in this area of the rockies but especially not from Alpine. Why? After doing a tour and traveling this area I realized: 1. Much higher and bigger mountains along with glaciers are easily seen by car on the road to... More 

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PilotCanmore, Manager Tourism Operations at Alpine Helicopters Inc., responded to this review

I am sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience 5 months ago. Our heliport location dictates that tours must take in some of the reservoir and town site on the approach and departure from the facility. This allows us the clearest and most direct path to the sightseeing routes we fly . Our 30 minute tour travels to... More 

Canmore, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This was a great experience. I've been in many helicopters and this was definately a fun trip. Customer Service was great.

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Sydney, Australia
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135 reviews 135 reviews
69 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

A number of flights are available of different durations. We flew up over the three sisters mountains and into the next valley swooping close to the jagged ridges. We followed the river down the valley before heading back. A good close up of the Rockies peaks.

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Hurstpierpoint, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Another fabulous trip over the mountains with exceptional views of the valleys and the glaciers, worth visiting. This is the way to fly. The staff were very helpful. Another excellent Day.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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50 reviews 50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

My Alpine Helicopter ride in Canmore—I chose the Three Sisters Peaks Tour—was the highlight of my trip to Alberta. First, the wiggly, backward liftoff from the heliport, then our pilot kicked it and we twisted over the hotels along the Bow Valley and straight to the Three Sisters—Hope, Faith, and Charity, smack in front a few miles ahead. The rotor... More 

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PilotCanmore, Manager Tourism Operations at Alpine Helicopters Inc., responded to this review

Thanks for the amazing run down on your flight path. We love to have people share their experience with us. We are very proud of the product we offer and like you feel it is more than worth the price. More 

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