Went up with Marcos following couple days after the fire at Castolon in Big Bend National Park so views pretty hazy with smoke still around. After a thorough safety talk and a good takeoff we enjoyed a good 90mins flying over both NP and State...More
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My family and I throughly enjoyed the unique aerial tour of the Big Bend, from the winding Rio Grande to the remote Devil’s Playground that ground-based tourists rarely hear about much less see. Marcos was quite knowledgeable, and we also appreciated his penchant for safety.
We’ve driven many miles on roads paved and unpaved through the Big Bend National Park, Big Bend State Park and places in between, but viewing the area from the air gave us a new and unique perspective. Marcos was a former river and hiking guide...More
Thank you for the positive review. I’m glad you enjoyed your flight.
We drove my 85 year old father to Big Bend and thought we would do an air tour. Marcos at Rio Aviation was fantastic. He was able to take up all four of the folks in our party. The view was unforgettable and Marcos' knowledge...More
Thanks for the kind words. I’m glad you enjoyed your flight and I appreciate the positive review.
We took and early morning flight with Marcos over the State and National Parks. Marcos is an outstanding pilot and he also educated us on the history of the local area as well as sharing his knowledge of the geology and geography of the Rio...More
We didn’t actually take the air tour. However Marco was able To answer all my questions and point me in the correct direction for tips about our trip down to big bend.
We had an outstanding flight with Marcos. If you love the Big Bend Region, you need to see it from 6,000 feet to truly appreciate the vastness and beauty. Marcos is very, very knowledgeable and fun guide and we highly reccommend Rio Aviation
Thanks to our fabulous pilot, we have a whole new appreciation for Big Bend Ranch State Park, Santa Elena Canyon, and the Chisos. Seeing it from the air with someone who knows the area so well was an experience we will treasure. From beginning to...More
It's really hard to put into words how professional and knowledgeable Marcos is at his job. Neither the wife or I had ever been on a single engine airplane but Marcos gives a very thorough safety talk beforehand to explain everything. Once we were in...More
Marcos Peredes, retired Park Ranger with more than 30 years of service knows Big Bend National Park as well as anyone. He was in charge of Search and Rescue for many years. He was River Ranger for a lot of years. He guided horseback into...More