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Fly Denali

Mile 224. 4 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
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A MUST see and complete

If you are going to Alaska then put THIS excursion at the TOP of your list. Corey our driver that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
DrDAWG
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Nantahala Township, North Carolina
Land on a glacier!

An incredible flight, over countless glaciers of Denali National Park. We landed on Ruth Glacier... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leanne W
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Fly Denali offers one of the world's most unique and breathtaking experiences - a landing on one of Denali's glaciers! (formerly Mt. McKinley) The flight features nearly two hours of air time over Denali National Park and approximately thirty minutes on the glacier. You'll see all Denali National Park has to offer: taiga forest, alpine tundra, deep gorges, countless mountain peaks and glacial features. This is truly a once in a life time adventure! Our De Havilland Turbine Beaver airplanes have window seats and interactive headsets for all. Fly Denali provides complimentary shuttle service within the Denali National Park area. Fly Denali operates from the Healy River State Airport from May 10th to September 15th and is available year-round for charters or contract work. Fly Denali is a authorized Denali National Park Concessionaire. Safety is our primary concern!
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“ruth glacier” (39 reviews)
“glacier landing” (95 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Mile 224. 4 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
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"highlight of our trip"
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"excellent pilot"
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"small plane"
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"both sides"
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"well worth the cost"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you are going to Alaska then put THIS excursion at the TOP of your list. Corey our driver that picked us up at the lodge was prompt and enjoyable to ride with out to the air strip. The ENTIRE staff at "Fly Denali" are...More

Thank DrDAWG
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An incredible flight, over countless glaciers of Denali National Park. We landed on Ruth Glacier, at the toe of Denali himself. Eric was an excellent pilot. Go do this!

Thank Leanne W
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this excursion. From pick-up to drop off, this was a fantastic experience. Cory warmed us up with stories and jokes. At the landing field the rest of the staff was helpful and reassuring. Our pilot, Eric made sure we were comfortable and explained...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the good fortune of seeing Denali four days in a row in all of her splendor. With that kind of luck we felt we needed to take advantage and get an up close look at her. What a terrific experience. Our pilot Eric...More

Thank Beanie1948
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fly Denali put us up close to Denali's face. Eric, our pilot, kept us informed of any pending turbulence as well as commentary about the mountain and park. He spoke to us individually while in the air and encouraged dialogue. While the weather didn't cooperate...More

Thank Eric G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my son's favorite activity on our vacation. I enjoyed it also, It was expensive but worth it. All of the employees were nice and helpful. The pilot was fun and provided a lot of information. We landed on a glacier and had excellent...More

Thank barbara b
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A flight of a lifetime! Well worth the cost, especially if the weather is good. We were blessed with sunshine and blue skies but also a very knowledgeable pilot and one of the best planes available. We spent over an hour in the air and...More

Thank Chocolatesue
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trip, indescribable views awesome and then some. Only bad thing fog came as we were in the air, making it in to land on the glacier !!

Thank Laura M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The scenery flying over the glaciers in Denali National Park was a once in a lifetime experience. The landing on the glacier was superb. I do not have any fears of flying but I did wonder how the glacier landing would transpire. Our pilot, Jordan,...More

Thank L2251BBmarys
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the park several times and have been amazed with the beauty. It wasn't until I took the flight that I completely understood how grand this area, the Denali Mountain and the glaciers really are. I was in total awe and complete...More

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ldhefner1
April 27, 2018|
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Response from flydenali | Property representative |
Hi! Sorry for the late response! We offer flights at 8:30 am, 12:00 noon, 3:15 pm and 6:15 pm. Depending on your other tour, we could easily accommodate a 3:15 pm or 6:15 pm tour. If you would like to check a specific... More
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David S
September 11, 2017|
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Response from flydenali | Property representative |
Hello Scott, Sure, we will be flying on the 12th, weather permitting. Please call our office at 907.683.2359 after 7am to check availability and weather.
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Marieva F
July 30, 2017|
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Response from flydenali | Property representative |
Temperature on the glacier varies, it's coolest during the morning flight and usually warmest during the afternoon flights. The normal range during early August is -2 to 10 Celsius. Although it could be a b
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