Tandem Discovery Flights let you enjoy the gift of free flight next to one of our certified hang gliding instructors. Located right between Calgary and Edmonton, you will enjoy the breathtaking views of the majestic rocky mountains to the west, and the endless Alberta prairies to the east. There is no other sport that gets you closer to soaring like an eagle. The local Red tail hawks that nest nearby love to fly with us too! Book a brisk morning flight, or an evening flight to witness the sun set over the Rockies as we soar effortlessly back to earth!
We offer a unique opportunity to learn to fly or to fly with a qualified instructor on board the simplest and lightest forms of aviation in Drayton Valley, Alberta, only 1 hour 15 minutes west of Edmonton. Free fly with a Paraglider or power your way up with a Paramotor (PPG). Add extra power and speed to come aboard an ultralight hang glider trike. We have the most amazing views from the North Saskatchewan river and Wabamun lake. Our aircraft are insured and instructors are certified by Transport Canada and the Hang gliding and Paragliding Association of Canada.
Welcome to the charming mountain town of Canmore Alberta. Located 100km west of Calgary along the eastern boarder of Banff National Park, Canmore offers visitors a large variety of adventure and urban activities for all ages and abilities. Loaded with fantastic restaurants, pubs,hotels, shops and galleries, you will never be more then a quick walk to an amazing experience. Here at Tour Canmore we can pair your expectations and abilities with the perfect activity and get you on your way to building life long memories. Visit us downtown at 702 Main Street, book online here via our website or give us a call. Let us work for you!
The Cu Nim Gliding Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing the sport of soaring. Their club is made up of roughly 60 passionate pilots, a dozen instructors, two high-performance two-seat gliders for training and mentoring, as well as three single seat gliders for licensed pilots to explore Southern Alberta. They are located just outside of Black Diamond, and serve anyone interested in gliding in Calgary and surrounding areas. They train glider pilots from scratch, and offer introductory flights to those who just want to try the experience. No prior flying experience required.
Alpine Helicopters provides helicopter sightseeing tours and heli-hiking adventures in the Canadian Rocky Mountains from its tour facility at the Canmore Municipal Heliport (22 km east of Banff). Custom charters and heli-weddings are also available. Open 364 days a year, prices start at $124.00 per person. Family pricing is available as well as complimentary shuttle service from any hotel in Banff or Canmore.
The Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival brings hot air balloons from around the world to fly in High River, Alberta each September. Balloons fly morning and night, weather permitting, and spectators are encouraged to watch the balloons inflate and join in on the chase while they are in the air. The festival also features a Night Glow, which is an opportunity to see the balloons up close and meet the pilots, as well as enjoy food trucks, a DJ and other entertainment..