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Alpine Helicopters Inc.

91 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1N8, Canada
1-403-678-4802
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Ranked #5 of 30 activities in Canmore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Description: A tour company offering helicopter and hiking tours of the Canadian Rockies.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

At first I thought it was a bit expensive, but now I'd say it's worth every penny! Apart from the excitement of being on a helicopter, the beauty of the Rockies makes this the best region in the world for this sort of experience. When you think you've seen the mountains from every angle, you still can't imagine the beauty... More

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Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Alpine Heli really knows what they are doing. For first timers, they walked us through what to expect from our flights in a friendly and very professional manner. They are very well organized! Small constructive criticism, signage could be better at the parking area to inform guests to drop you gear off at the helipad first then park, as there... More

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I just wanted too share an unfortunate experience. I had pre-booked a 30 minute tour several days in advance of the helicopter flight (in June 2014). My tour partner (father-in-law) was provided a guest pass for Christmas (which apparently is a standby ticket). I also booked a normal ticket for myself. We had booked a 10 am flight time for... More

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First and foremost I was saddened to here of your experience at our facility this past weekend. Unfortunately weather does play a huge part in determining the success of any given day in our business. The 1000 am flight was bumped because the other party you were paired up with choose not to make the trip out from Calgary and... More

Bathurst, Australia
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104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We did the 25 minute helicopter tour and loved every moment of it. We flew up and through snow capped mountains and got a great view of the area. We would highly recommend this tour to others. The pilot was very informative of things to see during the flight. Part of the deal is that you get picked up and... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

For anyone visiting Banff I would highly recommend to splurge the pennies and take the 30 minute helicopter ride of the Rockies. What an experience?! For the 30 minutes in the air, it was good value for money and its an experience that you will not forget. The views are breath taking. At one point our pilot had to ask... More

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Abu Dhabi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Hiked up to Mt Assiniboine for a few days and enjoyed views. When it was time to depart down the trail, it had been raining most of the night and continued into the morning. A group of hikers was transported up to the cabins and we caught a ride back down to Canmore. A bit decadent! GJS

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Norwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

My wife and I took an Alpine helicopter flight on a beautiful clear day. It was to be our first helicopter ride and after a briefing in Alpine's clean, modern base we belted up and were up, up and away on the Mount Assiniboine Glacier Tour. The peaks were snow covered and we looked down on frozen lakes, partially frozen... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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28 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

We splurged for the 30 min tour -- awesome! Friendly and professional staff. The flight gave us amazing views, up close to the mountains, saw glaciers, beautiful lakes, spectacular valleys. Pilot was informative and open to answering questions during the flight. We had a wonderful experience!!

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Cranbrook, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

An amazing flight over the newly snow covered mountains...good commentary, smooth...absolutely no fear. The highlight of our 10 day tour of the Rockies.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We did a 30 min. ride, it was beautiful and completely different to see the mountains from the sky... we had a ride time for 3:00 PM and exactly at that time we took off!

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