Talkeetna Helicopter Tour & Hike

About The Tour

Our Talkeetna Heli-Hiking Adventure is the ultimate wilderness experience set in the Talkeetna mountains. Offering a blend of air travel and guided backcountry hiking, this adventure kicks off with a captivating 45-minute helicopter journey, whisking you above breathtaking Alaskan landscapes. Once in the alpine setting, prepare to step out into a world that only a select few get to explore.

Each 3 or 7 hour expedition is led by a wilderness first responder certified guide, who will introduce you to the area’s unique flora, fauna, geology, and history. This high-end experience is perfect for adventurers looking to fully immerse themselves in Alaska’s untouched beauty and promises memories that will last a lifetime.

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TOUR QUICK LINKS

Use this section to quickly see different parts of the Talkeetna Helicopter & Hike Tour with Heli Alaska, Inc. Learn about the local area, photographic opportunities, the route, and other activities available in the region.

The Talkeetna Area

Flight & Trail Experience

The Talkeetna area is a must-visit destination for those who seek both aerial and terrestrial adventures. Our Talkeetna Helicopter & Hiking Tour showcases Alaska from two perspectives. As you fly aboard our top-of-the-line R44 helicopters, our seasoned pilots will guide you over dramatic landscapes, including the Talkeetna River and Mount McKinley. The helicopter will also land in a remote area, where you can hike through pristine wilderness guided by experts. It’s the perfect blend of sky and earth, making your Alaskan experience truly unique.

Our expert guides are passionate about sharing their knowledge of the local flora, fauna, and geology. They’ll lead you through the scenic Talkeetna Mountains, explaining the natural history and pointing out any wildlife that you may encounter. Whether you’re capturing the perfect photograph or simply soaking in the panoramic views, the blend of airborne excitement and terrestrial exploration makes this tour a brilliantway to experience Alaska’s untamed beauty.

Wildlife & Habitat

One of the special aspects of our Talkeetna tour is the abundant wildlife. Our dual adventure ensures you have multiple opportunities to spot moose, eagles, and even bears in their natural settings. Our mission is to respect the natural habitats we explore, maintaining a responsible distance from animals and employing eco-friendly practices. This ensures you get an enriching and educational experience that is also respectful to the Alaskan wilderness.

The Talkeetna Mountains has a range of diverse habitats, each with its own unique set of species. Whether flying over the tundra or hiking through alpine forests, you’ll have the chance to learn about the various ecosystems that make up this stunning landscape. The area has a selection of vegetation from lichen, mosses and spruces, all of play roles in the food web. You’ll gain insight into how each species has adapted to survive in this rugged environment, making your adventure not just a visual feast, but an educational journey into the complexities of nature.

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YOUR TALKEETNA HELI-HIKING ADVENTURE

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Your Talkeetna Heli-Hiking Adventure departs from our hangar or one of our partner locations in the scenic Mat-Su Valley. Convenient pick-up options include the dock at Mat-Su Resort and the beautiful back lawn at Lake Lucille Inn. For more location details, please refer to our contact page or the map below.

Fly over the captivating Talkeetna Mountain Range in Heli Alaska’s advanced R44 helicopters. Guided by local pilots with rich knowledge of the region’s natural wonders, you’ll enjoy an unforgettable aerial tour. Weather conditions add to the experience; overcast days often offer stunning vistas of clouds enveloping the rugged peaks and serene valleys.

RECREATION IN THE TALKEETNA MOUNTAINS

As your helicopter touches down in remote areas of the Talkeetna Mountains, you’ll have unprecedented opportunities for outdoor recreation. Enjoy hiking through untouched wilderness, far from any trails or human-made structures, guided by experts familiar with the terrain. The area offers a rich variety of landscapes to explore—from the glacial valleys to lush alpine meadows, and rocky mountainous terrain, your hiking adventure will be nothing short of spectacular.

For those interested in photography, the Talkeetna adventure provides a plethora of stunning shots. Capture the awe-inspiring beauty of glacially carved landscapes, alpine tundra, and boreal forests. You could also focus your lens on the native flora and fauna, seeking that perfect shot of a bear in its natural habitat or a moose wandering through the brush.

Photography on your Talkeetna Heli-Hiking Tour

Our Talkeetna Helicopter & Hiking Tour provides unparalleled access for extraordinary photographic opportunities. Beyond fauna, the scenic landscapes of the Talkeetna Mountains offer an incredible backdrop for wide-angle shots or intimate macro photography. And let’s not forget the helicopter itself, which adds a unique element for composition, both within the cockpit and from exterior vantage points.

For personalized photography guidance, feel free to consult with our team’s experts, who have experience in both piloting and photography. Whether you have specific animals you wish to capture or particular landscape elements, we’ll help you achieve your goals. Don’t hesitate to drop us a message on the contact page for further information and customization options for your Talkeetna adventure.

Some of the many incredible sights seen on the Talkeetna Heli-Hiking tour and in the Talkeetna area.

Booking your Talkeetna Helicopter & Hiking tour

Does the Talkeetna Heli-Hiking Tour sound like the right one for you? If that’s the case, booking online or over the phone is easy. Not to mention with our automated booking system, you can pick your date and number of passengers with your phone or desktop computer.

If you have any issues or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you are nervous about flying for any reason, we will be happy to walk you through the process or make arrangements to make the experience better for you. Again, please feel free to get in contact using the contact page. Our pilots love our tours and think you will too. Above all, though, we understand that everybody’s needs are different. One of us will be happy to assist you wherever possible.

Do you feel the Talkeetna tour is not quite what you want? If you’d like to discuss customizing your tour, call us, and we’d be happy to accommodate your needs.

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Our Location:

4130 West Aviation Ave., Hangar #4

Wasilla, Alaska 99654