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Scenic Flights Summer Outdoor Activities

Everyone wishes they could fly like an eagle. An Alberta aerial tour is the next best thing. Feel the steady hum of the engines as you soar above the Canadian Rockies. Brilliant alpine lakes peek out from between frosted summits. See ancient glaciers and high alpine meadows from a bird’s eye view, by helicopter or fixed wing plane. Hop on a float plane to a secluded fishing lodge and visit a lake where the fish practically jump into your boat. Step back in time when you ride in the back of an open cockpit biplane at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum.

Top 10 Photo Spots in Jasper

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With ample wildlife, stunning landscapes, and an awe-inspiring dark sky, Jasper is known for being one of the most photogenic places in the world. Here are some options to give you an idea of the top Jasper spots worth photographing.

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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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Air Adventure Flight School

Drayton Valley, Alberta
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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​.

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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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Reynolds-Alberta Museum Family Admission

Family admission to Reynolds-Alberta Museum provides access to all exhibits in the main building, featuring The McLaughlin Story, as well as the Aviation Display Hangar. Hours vary by season. Valid for 2 adults and up to 6 youth.

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Explore the Rockies Helicopter Experience

Get ready for the most incredible and action packed 20 minute experience of your life! This thrilling adventure has you soaring above both the Kananaskis and Bow Valleys and a unique bird's eye view of the Rocky Mountain peaks and the world below. Mention Travel Alberta to secure this discount.

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Heli-Hiking in the Canadian Rockies

The best days of hiking you can ever imagine! With little effort you’ll be transported by helicopter up through a mountain valley and then dropped off onto a high alpine meadow where you’ll have fantastic, unsurpassed mountain views in all directions. You’ll be the only people around for miles.

Expires: 2017-09-07
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Skydive Big Sky Ltd.

Innisfail, Alberta
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Welcome to Skydive Big Sky Ltd. Calgary's skydive destination! We are proud to offer tandem skydiving in the greater Calgary area. The thrill of freefall will make it a day that you will never forget! Our professionally trained skydive instructors will make your skydive most memorable. Skydive Big Sky Ltd. is a full service skydive training facility with an on-site restaurant located one hour north of Calgary.

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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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Motorcycle Ride to Reynolds

Wetaskiwin, Alberta
2017-08-19 to 2017-08-19 MST

Attention all motorcycle enthusiasts! The museum, in partnership with Honda Canada is again pleased to welcome all motorcyclists to join us for this great event. In 2016, more than 1000 motorcyclists took part. Look for an organized ride near you, put a group together yourself, or come on your own. All brands, riding clubs, riding club members are welcome. All rides end up at Reynolds-Alberta Museum. Motorcycle participants receive free admission for the rider and passenger, special assigned parking. The cafe features a Ride to Reynolds special. Test drives provided by Honda's Come Ride With Us program.

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The Hagerty Driving Experience

Wetaskiwin, Alberta
2017-07-22 to 2017-07-22 MST

Hagerty Insurance is helping to build the next generation of classic car enthusiasts. As part of these efforts, The Hagerty Driving Experience will be hosted at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum on Saturday, July 22nd! First introduced in 2011, The Hagerty Driving Experience has provided 'behind the wheel' opportunities for young drivers to learn how to drive exciting manual transmission classic cars! If your between 15 and 25 and would like to participate as a student, we encourage you to register. Registration is limited and a valid driver’s license or permit is required. For more information or to register please visit www.hagerty.com/corporate/hobby-support/youth-programs.

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