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Address: 1 Joe Moss Road, Terlingua, TX 79852
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Offering flightseeing adventures over Big Bend National Park, Big Bend...

Offering flightseeing adventures over Big Bend National Park, Big Bend Ranch State Park, the Reserva Santa Elena, and the Dahlquist Research site.

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Wonderful Way to Experience Big Bend parks

We so enjoyed our flight with Marcos! He is a wonderful personality who has had a fascinating life in the Big Bend area. He provided so much information that you would not learn... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
stenfam
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The Woodlands, Texas
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The Woodlands, Texas
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We so enjoyed our flight with Marcos! He is a wonderful personality who has had a fascinating life in the Big Bend area. He provided so much information that you would not learn otherwise, and seeing the area from above allowed you to appreciate it all so much more. Highly recommend the 1.5hr flight, before touring the park if possible,... More 

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Texas
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marcos is a wonderful pilot and extremely knowledgeable tour guide. Having lived in the area so long, plus he is a retired Park Ranger, he can amaze you with history as you are looking down right at it. Plus he is just a very nice genuine person to meet. We felt completely at ease with his skills, preflight instructions and... More 

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Thank fireman158
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Marcos is a wonderful pilot and gives excellent detail about what you are seeing. The flight covers a big area and put the Big Bend area in perspective.

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Thank stan8946
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a pilot myself, so I know! Marcos is a great pilot! He is extremely safety conscious, from his very thorough preflight briefing to the landing. He thinks ahead - he told me that he flies at certain altitudes knowing that if he should have a problem, he will always have enough time to glide to one of the several... More 

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Thank Bill G
Waxahachie, Texas
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Smooth flight with narration of history of ranches, mines, roads and trails. Very much worthwhile and interesting. I highly recommend flying with Marcos!!

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Thank maypearl1
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

I took my mom out to Terlingua for her first visit to the area. We heard from a couple of locals that an aerial tour with Rio Aviation would be fantastic. Marcos took us up for an hour and our minds were blown. Seeing the Rio Grande and Big Bend National Park from the sky is life-changing. I'd heard Marcos... More 

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Thank ThatGuyinHoustonTX
New Braunfels, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2016

My 2 sons, dad & myself booked a 1 1/2 hr. flight with Marcos . Marcos was very informative and down right friendly ! We'll definitely fly again with him . An absolute must if your in the Big Bend area.

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Austin, Texas
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181 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Three of us went on a 1-1/2 tour of the eastern side of Big Bend Ranch State Park and the western side of the National Park with owner-operator Marcos. The views are stunning and we all took a lot of photos. Marcos is an ex-Big Bend ranger and knows the area extremely well, offering useful and interesting commentary along the... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

We just flew with Marcos this morning and it was a fantastic experience. If you want to see the area from a different and spectacular perspective, this is the way to go. Thanks Marcos.

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Carrollton
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016

I hired Marcos in early April of this year for an aerial tour of the Big Bend area. This is a vast area with amazing geology. I figured one of the best ways to see and photograph this striking area was by air. I was right. He took me over the state park, close to the Devil's Playground, followed the... More 

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