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“Superb ride!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Alpine Helicopters Inc.

Alpine Helicopters Inc.
91 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, Alberta T1W 1N8, Canada
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Ranked #5 of 30 activities in Canmore
Type: Tours
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Owner description: A tour company offering helicopter and hiking tours of the Canadian Rockies.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access
Antwerp, Belgium
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 attraction reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Superb ride!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

We did the 25 min tour with Justin as our pilot. It was amazing! he pointed out every possible thing of interest. He showed the devastation of the recent flooding. a must do when in the Calgary area!

Visited July 2013
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Alpine_Helicopters, Manager at Alpine Helicopters Inc., responded to this review, August 4, 2013
Thanks for the kind words. While the flooding has affected our community and our base we are happy to be back up and running and offering a fantastic sightseeing experience once more.
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Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Awesome tour, awesome ride!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Well run, well organized with safety and comfort as main focus. We definitely recommend the Great Canadian Tour and enjoyed the sites tremendously! Thank you to our pilot and everyone at Alpine!

Visited June 2013
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nb canada
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7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Do not miss this!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We did the Mt. Assiniboine 30 minute tour yesterday and will be talking about this for ages, simply breathtaking.

The pilot pointed out the many different ranges and hiking trails that you pass by. We were lucky to have perfect weather and were able to fly very close to the mountains, amazing.

We have done a helicopter tour before in Fernie BC, and Kauai, Hawaii and the amazing scenery here easily compared to Hawaii.

Do not miss the opportunity to do this if you have a chance!!

Visited May 2013
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Banff, Alberta
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74 reviews 74 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Nothing like it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Took the Marvel Pass tour for our anniversary. The staff are all very friendly and knowledgeable about the area. The pilot showed us the ins and outs of the different ranges and glaciers. Also pointed out good areas to go hiking in the area. We spent some time landed at Marvel Pass and took in the serenity and stunning views. We were lucky to see eagles on our flight. Taking in the views of glaciers and peaks from above is truly something that we will never forget. It would be amazing to have a hell-wedding!

Visited April 2013
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Winnipeg, Canada
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24 attraction reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Not to be missed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

This was probably the friendliest company I have ever dealt with. I phoned them from our hotel in the morning and booked a flight for that afternoon. When I asked whether they need a credit card to hold the reservation the young lady from their office said it wasn't necessary, they would take payment when we arrived for our tour.

One of their pilots, doubling as a bus driver, picked us up at our hotel in Banff and ferried us to and from their home base. We had a very pleasant conversation with him on our way there and back again. We learned quite a bit about the process of becoming a helicopter pilot and putting in enough hours to advance your career.

The flight itself was spectacular. The views of the mountains were incredible. The air that day was very calm, so were able to pass quite close to the peaks of the mountains. You get a view that you could never see from the highway. The pilot was very friendly and knowledgeable. This was the first time my companion had been in a helicopter and she was absolutely thrilled. The flight we chose was supposed to be twenty-five minutes, but it was a very generous 25. I'm sure it was well over 1/2 an hour from the time we took off until we landed again.

It is a good deal of money, but it is a memory that will last a lifetime.

Visited March 2013
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