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Scenic Flights Summer Outdoor Activities

From above, alpine lakes and ancient coulees are a whole new kind of dazzling. Do a scenic aerial tour of Alberta and see views you can't get anywhere else. • Only here: A Rocky Mountain tour by helicopter or a fixed-wing plane makes soaring peaks into digestible topography. Somehow, the mountains look as small as toys, but seem to spread on forever. • YOLO: At the Reynolds-Alberta Museum, hunker into a biplane’s open cockpit. Let the air treat your face like a windsock as you check out the view of Westaskawin County.

Unlike when settlers headed north into the Peace River country in the early 1900's, today it is possible to get adventurous in the Peace region with relative ease. Explore with camping, river travel, by motorcycle, by air, and on horseback.

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Banff Scenic flights

Canmore | Darren Roberts

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Air Adventure Flight School

Drayton Valley, Alberta
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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​.

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Hang Glide Alberta

Innisfail, Alberta

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!

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Skydive Big Sky

Calgary, Alberta
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Do you want to do a tandem from 12,500 feet? Are you an experienced skydiver? Would you like to learn how to wingsuit? We've got it!

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Open Cockpit Biplane Adventures

This rare experience offered from the Aviation Hangar of the Reynolds Alberta Museum, is the same price for one or for two passengers. Bring your sense of adventure, put on your helmet (we provide one), get airborne, and enjoy the view of the world below. Longer flights are also available.

Expires: 2018-09-30
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Peace River Ultralight scenic Flight

A familiarization flight allows you to get a feeling for flying in a high tech ultralight plane. It will be an opportunity for you to try the controls, sightsee and experience a bird's eye view. "There truly is no feeling quite like it!" View the spectacular Peace River Valley.

Expires: 2018-08-31
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Heli Hiking

Join a professional guide for a Canadian Signature Experience! Heli up through a mountain valley to a high alpine meadow with fantastic high alpine hiking, unsurpassed mountain views, and you’ll be the only people around for miles. Tours begin June 30.

Expires: 2018-09-16
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Alpine Helicopters Inc.

Canmore, Alberta
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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.

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Alpine Helicopters Inc. Drumheller

Drumheller, Alberta
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Alpine Helicopters provides helicopter sightseeing tours and heli-hiking adventures in the Canadian Rocky Mountains from its tour facility in Drumheller. 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.

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Edmonton Skydive

Westlock, Alberta
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Experience the thrill of a life time go for a Tandem Skydive! Freefall from 12,500 ft above the ground at 200 km/hr. Your parachute ride begins at 5,000 ft when your instructor activates your parachute. You and your instructor fly and land the parachute to the ground.

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Motorcycle Ride to Reynolds

Wetaskiwin, Alberta
2018-08-18 To 2018-08-18 MST

Bring the whole family to see a fantastic display of motorcycles presented in the museum’s parking lot. If you do ride a bike and want to be a part of this display, then come on your own, contact your dealer club or riding club and join a ride. Special assigned motorcycle parking creates an amazing display of motorcycles (in 2017 there were 1000 motorcycles on our grounds). Book a Warehouse Tour, check out the museum’s feature exhibition, The McLaughlin Story along with a display of Military Motorcycles from the First World War and the Second World War. Access to the main Museum and Aviation Display Hangar are included. New this year: Test drive a new Harley Davidson by registering at the Harley Davidson "Test Our Metal Demo Ride Experience" semi trailer. Watch demonstrations from the Edmonton Shriners Motor Corp Unit on their monkey bikes. Check out the display of vintage motorcycles provided by the Canadian Vintage Motorcycle Group. See trials riding demonstrations by the Moto Trials Group of Alberta. Listen to the live music by local band, Dead End Drive. Have your photo taken with Honda Canada's special motocross display bike. Be part of the first group in Canada to see the unveiling of the new Honda motorcycle model customers have been asking for! Watch as the Alberta Motorcycle Safety Society presents a motorcycle slow race.

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Heritage Inn International Balloon Festival

High River, Alberta
2018-09-26 To 2018-09-30 MST

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..

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