Capital Helicopters offers a variety of competitively priced, awe-inspiring scenic Heli Tours for visitors and local residents alike. Previously operating as a subsidiary company, Great Northern Heli Sports, our tour offerings have now been fully incorporated under the Capital Helicopters banner.
Looking to give family and loved ones an experience they'll never forget? Our Wilderness Tour not only affords a stunning bird's-eye view of Whitehorse but showcases some of the most beautiful local scenery the area has on offer. You'll fly over Schwatka Lake, Miles Canyon, and south towards Mt. Granger over Fish Lake; keep your eyes open for wildlife! A heads-up for geology buffs: the Mt. Granger area is world-renowned for studies conducted on permafrost, slope hydrology and periglacial processes. Flight time ~30 mins. Customers should allow themselves ~1hr total time(transportation, flight safety briefing, etc.) for the experience.
Our stand-out, most popular tour over the summer of 2019, the Back Country Alpine Tour, is the perfect flight for mountain addicts. Soar north over Whitehorse and see some of the tallest peaks and alpine ridges the Yukon has to offer, and keep your eyes open for a glimpse of the famous Lake Laberge. Your return flight will take you over the Yukon River and Canyon City, a northern port for riverboats during the gold rush era, as well as Miles Canyon. Flight time ~30 mins. Customers should allow themselves ~1hr total time (transportation, flight safety briefing, etc.)for the experience.
A hidden gem in our tour packages and the personal favourite of our flight crew. Cover massive valleys and sharp peaks on your way to a mountaintop stopover in a tranquil meadow. Deep canyon formations carved by fast-flowing rivers can be viewed from the air, and be sure to keep an eye open for elk and moose. Guests are welcome to bring snacks, or a tasty, locally catered lunch can be provided for a small additional charge. Don't forget your camera - the photo opportunities this tour affords are not to be missed! Flight time ~1 hr. Customers should allow themselves ~2hrs total time(transportation, flight safety briefing, etc.) for the experience.
Get ready for the experience of a lifetime! Our Royal Glacier Tour brings guests south towards the Coast Mountain Range, crossing rivers, high mountain peaks and alpine meadows before landing near the toe of a glacier in a stunning valley. Take photos, explore and bask in scenery very few visitors to Yukon will ever experience. Best flown in summer or fall, when surrounding hilltop colours provide a striking contrast to blue glacial ice and snow. Guests are welcome to bring snacks, or a tasty, locally catered lunch can be provided for a small additional charge. Total Flight Time ~1.4 hrs. Customers should allow themselves ~2.5hrs total time (transportation, flight safety briefing, etc.)for the experience.
We know travel looks a little different these days, but rest assured that we’re here for you every step of the way. Throughout your journey, we’re putting safety and cleanliness at the forefront of your travel experience with health and hygiene protocols outlined by WTTC.