We offer a unique opportunity to learn how to fly on the simplest and lightest forms of aviation in Drayton Valley, Alberta, only 1 hour 15 minutes from 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. Our aircraft are insured and instructors are certified by Transport Canada and the Hang gliding and Paragliding Association of Canada.
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!
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!
This action packed 20-minute tour out of the Icefields Adventure Base is jam packed with 6 glaciers, alpine lakes, jagged peaks, and a 900 foot waterfall. This is one experience on your Icefields Parkway journey that you won't want to miss!
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.
Appreciate incredible views of Central Alberta with a thrilling hot air balloon ride with this hot air balloon company near Alix.
In 1965, founder Hans Gmoser invented heli-skiing and staked out an exclusive 3-million acre reserve of pristine wilderness. Serviced by 11 lodges in the winter, the powder-obsessed can challenge some of the best mountains in the world. Multi-day trips include powder intros, family weeks, heli-assisted ski touring and private outings. In the summer, 2 lodges allow alpine addicts to commune with the mountains. Offering everything from glacier treks to photography workshops, the majestic peaks of Western Canada are the backdrop to getaways that are equal parts inspiration, relaxation, and exhilaration. Oh, and did we mention, travel by helicopter?
Calgary Skydive is the closest skydive centre to Calgary located only 63km N.E. of the Calgary International Airport. We are open 6 days/week (closed Tuesdays) with reservations available from 09:00 to 6:00 p.m. for your convenience. Tandem skydives offer the first time jumper the thrill of freefall and parachute flight, while securely harnessed to one of our experienced and certified Tandem instructors. Canadian Sport Parachuting Association rated instructors offer First Class training and customer service.
Bring the whole family to see a fantastic display of motorcycles filling 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.