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The Douglas Lake View Helicopter Tour

  • Helicopter tour over the Tennessee countryside
  • Tour focuses on Douglas Lake, a 33,000 acre manmade lake
  • Other sights include the French Broad River and the Great Smoky Mountains
The Douglas Lake View Helicopter Tour
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10:00am Douglas Lake FlightMost Popular
12 mile Douglas Lake View fight will depart at 10:00am and please arrive 15 minutes early. These flights are a 2 guest minimum to book.
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11:00am Douglas Lake Flight
12 mile Douglas Lake View fight will depart at 11:00am and please arrive 15 minutes early. These flights are a 2 guest minimum to book.
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5:00pm Douglas Lake Flight
12 mile Douglas Lake View fight will departs at 5:00 pm and please arrive 15 minutes early. These flights are a 2 guest minimum to book.
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Fly high above the Tennessee countryside on this helicopter tour over the French Broad River, Douglas Lake, and the Great Smoky Mountains. Gain a new perspective on the landscape as your helicopter weaves through the air and you learn what makes the area unique through guided narration from your pilot.
What to Expect
Our Lake View flight will extend you past the French Broad River and take you out to Douglas Lake. Douglas Lake is a 33,000 acre man-made lake with over 450 miles of shoreline. This flight will get you up to 1500 feet in altitude, allowing you to get a superb view of the Great Smoky Mountains towards the South. Along the route you will see areas of farmland and quilt-like patterns of pastures. As you get closer to Douglas Lake you will fly next to Douglas Dam. On most days you are able to see the Plateau off to the Northwest that divides Tennessee and Kentucky.

Includes River Ride points of interest you may see along the way:  English Mountain, Boat / Jet Ski Rental Areas, Fishing / Camping and Kyker Korn Maze which is (seasonal).
Reviews (9)
1 - 5 of 9 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Helicopter ride

Excellent !! Booking on line was very easy. The place is very easy to find, the staff is very friendly and accommodating. We didn’t have to wait long at all for our turn. The rates were very reasonable. We loved it and greatly recommend it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carola P
lcenter333, Owner at Scenic helicopter tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your flight with Scenic Helicopter Tours. Your recommendation is so much appreciated! Please come back and see us the next time you are in the Smokies.

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile
Grwat pilot, smooth flight

This was my husband's first time in a helicopter and he loved it! Zac was our pilot and I told him we read lots of great reviews for him on here so he tried extra hard to give us a flawless landing . It was!...More

3  Thank Bonnie L
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Paid $77 for an 8 min ride. Very expensive but worrh it. Something everyone needs to do once. I think it should be longer as far as the minutes. It waa over before I really got to take everything in. We waited longer for our...More

1  Thank DuchessofDuke
Reviewed May 7, 2018

I'll admit it, I was super nervous - didn't even eat breakfast "just in case". Our pilot, Zack, was amazing and took good care of us. Every employee we interacted with was friendly and tried to put us at ease. I had a great time....More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank roblovesdiana
Reviewed April 3, 2018
A wonderful plan for our family,,, husband and kids LOVED IT !!!!

This was a wonderful ride for my husband and kids to enjoy. My children have never flew before so this was outstanding. The staff were awesome and they made it fun and something they will always remember. THANK YOU to them all for a great...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Mary B
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