Helicopter Photo Tour 2018-05-31T14:40:24+00:00

Private Alaska Helicopter Photo Tour

Make like a drone and capture breathtaking aerial views of Southcentral Alaska’s mountainous terrain. An Alaska helicopter photo tour is completely customizable, with add-on options such as having your own professional photographer guide provide coaching along the way, and/or door-off tours. Whether you want to know the best time to fly for optimal light, what gear to bring or what camera settings to use, your personalized heli-tour experience begins the moment you contact us.

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Ask us about:

  • Private aerial photography Instruction
  • Door-off heli photo tours
  • Private charters

Anchorage City Heli Photo Tour

$235

Prices based on a 2-person minimum.

Photograph the captivating contrast between a northern metropolis and the seemingly endless surrounding wilderness. This is the perfect tour for urban-loving landscape photographers, providing aerial views of the “City of Flowers and Lights” as it sprawls between the Cook Inlet shore and Chugach Mountain foothills. Time this tour right and you’ll be able to capture city lights coming up during the blue hour, or even predawn scenes from autumn to spring.

  • Tour duration: 1 hour
  • Flight time:15-min
  • Departure from: Merill Field – Anchorage
  • Departure times: 8:30 am | 10:15 am | 12:30 am | 3:30 pm | 5:30 pm
  • Transfers from: Anchorage area hotels
  • Dates of operation: year-round
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Mountains & Ocean Heli Photo Tour

$370

Prices based on a 2-person minimum.

Experience the best of Southcentral Alaska on a helicopter photography tour that flies east from Anchorage to the front range of the Chugach Mountains. Trace the meandering path of historic Ship Creek to its headwaters in Indian Pass, before dipping down into Turnagain Arm. Along the way you’ll be treated to jaw-dropping scenery, while watching for Dall sheep or mountain goat traversing craggy cliffs, or bear, beluga, bald eagle and a host of other Alaska wildlife in their natural habitat.

  • Tour duration: 1.25 hours
  • Flight time: 30-min
  • Departure from: Merill Field – Anchorage
  • Departure times: 8:30 am | 10:15 am | 12:30 am | 3:30 pm | 5:30 pm
  • Transfers from: Anchorage area hotels
  • Dates of operation: year-round
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woman in red jacket looking out of helicopter with door off over knik glacier - helicopter photo tour

Knik Heli Tour with Glacier Landing

$835

Prices based on a 2-person minimum.

Prepare to be awestruck by the Chugach Mountains and their hidden treasures. Watch for wildlife all the way from Anchorage to Knik River Valley, and then cap off the experience with a 30-minute shoot atop ancient blue ice, photographing blue melt pools so vibrant they defy believability, nautilus-like moulins, crevasses and other amazing glacial features. Winter departures provide a rare opportunity to photograph aerial alpenglows illuminating snow-capped mountain peaks.

  • Tour duration: 2.5 hours
  • Flight time: 90-min
  • Departure from: Merrill Field – Anchorage
  • Departure times: 8:30 am | 10:15 am | 12:30 pm | 3:30 pm | 5:30 pm
  • Transfers from: Anchorage area hotels
  • Dates of operation: year-round
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Eagle Glacier Heli Photo Tour

$555

Prices based on a 2-person minimum.

This is the perfect helicopter photography tour for those with limited time and looking to see a glacier up close. Following departure from Merrill Field in Anchorage, the flight heads east to Eagle River, then traces this waterway up an incredibly scenic valley for 20-miles to Eagle Glacier. On the return flight to Anchorage, there will be ample opportunity for game spotting as the flight path parallels Crow Pass Trail, part of the Historic Iditarod Trail.

  • Tour duration: 1.5 hours
  • Flight time: 50-min
  • Departure from: Merrill Field – Anchorage
  • Departure times: 8:30 am | 10:15 am | 12:30 pm | 3:30 pm | 5:30 pm
  • Transfers from: Anchorage area hotels
  • Dates of operation: year-round
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