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Scenic Tours

1/2 Hour Scenic Tour This tour departs from Missoula International Airport and heads North straight into the mountains up and over Snow Bowl enroute to the jagged peaks of the Rattlesnake Wilderness. Get a birds eye view of the many lakes, peaks, snowfields, wildlife, and wilderness that make our backyard of the Rattlesnake special. While exploring the Rattlesnake Wilderness on a clear day you will have a “surround sound” view from the Mission Mountain Range, across the Seeley Swan to the Swan Range (the boundary of the Bob Marshall Wilderness Area) to the Sapphire Mountains, Lolo Peak, the Bitterroot Mountain Range, and a unique overview of the Missoula and Bitterroot Valleys! After exploring the Rattlesnake Wilderness Area, we will follow Rattlesnake Canyon back towards town and fly by the “M” and the “L” before getting a scenic tour of the University and downtown. The Clark Fork River provides us with a corridor back to Missoula Airport. Missoua Montana based Bell Helicopter Aerial Photography, Helicopter Tours, Helicopter Rides, Helicopter Charter, Helicopter Lift and Back Country Travel for Western Montana and Glacier Country
SUNRISE GLACIER, MISSION MOUNTAINS
Rates: 4* PEOPLE - $120.00 PER PERSON
3* PEOPLE - $155.00 PER PERSON
2* PEOPLE - $225.00 PER PERSON
1* PERSON - $425.00

Rattlesnake Wilderness, Western Montana
RATTLESNAKE WILDERNESS

*All flights originate from Homestead Helicopters, Inc.’s facility located at Missoula International Airport
*Flights are limited to 4 passengers or 680 lbs…...There is a 270 lb per seat weight limit
*Weather or other conditions may alter flight routes at any time

1 Hour Scenic Tour

This tour begins like the 1/2 tour heading North up and over Snow Bowl and the peaks of the Rattlesnake Wilderness Area. We then fly North across the Jacko Valley onto the Flathead Indian Reservation into the Mission Valley and head straight up into the remote, intense, majestic Mission Mountain Range, up and over Mission Falls (a spectacular several thousand foot series of waterfalls), over Lucifer Lake and over the razor ridge sheer Garden Wall. Once up at the peaks of the Mission Mountains we fly over Sunrise Glacier, McDonald Glacier, and stay at the peaks heading toward Eagle Pass. While in the Missions we explore the many Glacial Tarns (turquoise glacial lakes), snowfields, waterfalls, and abundant wildlife. As we head back towards Missoula, you will see the 12,000 acre grizzly bear conservation zone, the National Bison Range, and many more spectacular unforgettable sights. Bring a camera, you will want to capture this amazing experience on film!

LOWER MISSION FALLS

Rates: 4* PEOPLE - $240.00 PER PERSON
3* PEOPLE - $310.00 PER PERSON
2* PEOPLE - $450.00 PER PERSON
1* PERSON - $850.00
*All flights originate from Homestead Helicopters, Inc.’s facility located at Missoula International Airport
*Flights are limited to 4 passengers or 680 lbs…...There is a 270 lb per seat weight limit
*Weather or other conditions may alter flight routes at any time

 


Glacier National Park Scenic Tour

You will see along our flight one of the largest of Glacier's lakes.   McDonald Lake lies at an elevation of 3,153 feet in the western part of the park. Notice Logan’s Pass, it sits at 6,646 feet above sea level and is at the summit of Going-to-the-Sun Road. Going-to-the-Sun Road is a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark that is 52 miles of highway that divides Glacier Park east and west and is the only road through the park crossing the Divide.
Upon exiting the park passing the West Glacier Entrance, we will stop for a snack and some fuel at Glacier International Airport at the private terminal located in Kalispell before our return southbound.  
Along the way back we will fly with the shoreline of Flathead Lake, the largest natural lake in the Western US. Continuing on we will fly along the peaks of the Mission Mountain Wilderness, known as the “Jewel” by the Salish and Kootenai peoples. Finally, we fly over the Rattlesnake Wilderness that has a total of 32,976 acres with dozens of mountain lakes and jagged peaks located just outside Missoula, MT. 

  

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*All flights originate from Homestead Helicopters, Inc.’s facility located at Missoula International Airport
*Flights are limited to 4 passengers or 680 lbs…...There is a 270 lb per seat weight limit
*Weather or other conditions may alter flight routes at any time


Yellowstone National Park Scenic Tour

Yellowstone National Park is the largest super volcano in the world. The number of thermal features in Yellowstone is estimated at 10,000. As we cruise through Yellowstone, you will catch views of Yellowstone Lake which is the largest body of water in Yellowstone National Park. The lake is 7,732 feet above sea level and covers 136 square miles with 110 miles of shoreline. The average depth of the lake is 139 feet; its deepest spot is at least 390 feet. Yellowstone Lake is the largest freshwater lake above 7,000 feet in North America.  This Tour takes about 6 hours with approximately 4.5 hours of flight time covering over 450 nm of scenic Western Montana and the Northern Rockies. 
Now pay particular attention, Yellowstone National Park has the largest concentration of wildlife in the lower 48 states which includes; bison, elk, grizzly and black bears, moose, mountain lions, wolves, moose, coyotes and mountain goats to name a few. Circling around, our flight takes us southwest to the upper and lower geysers. Probable the most well known geyser is Old Faithful.

Contact us for availability and pricing.

*All flights originate from Homestead Helicopters, Inc.’s facility located at Missoula International Airport
*Flights are limited to 4 passengers or 680 lbs…...There is a 270 lb per seat weight limit
*Weather or other conditions may alter flight routes at any time

 


 

COMPLETE CHARTER SERVICE

- CONVENIENCE We can pick you and your party up at any location suitable for a helicopter and drop you off right at your destination. We have worked for years with many exclusive ranches and resorts throughout Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Eastern Washington.
Let us handle all of your luggage, transfers and rental car service needs.
Missoua Montana based Bell Helicopter Aerial Photography, Helicopter Tours, Helicopter Rides, Helicopter Charter, Helicopter Lift and Back Country Travel for Western Montana and Glacier Country
- ADVENTURE Enjoy more of your favorite outdoor activities with less travel time.
We can get you to your favorite fishing hole for that once in a lifetime, blue ribbon trout. If your mission is to hike or tour the back-country, we can put you atop any mountain in Glacier Country.
Do you have a favorite cabin in the Montana Wilderness? We can get you there, or to any other town all while experiencing the incredible views of the Western Outdoors as only seen from a helicopter!

 

 

 


 

CHARTER RATES Transportation, Real Estate, Weddings, Back Country, Meetings, etc.
206L4 LONGRANGER HELICOPTER: Holds up to 6 Passengers CALL FOR A QUOTE
BELL 206BIII JETRANGER HELICOPTER: Holds up to 4 Passengers CALL FOR A QUOTE
*Total number of passengers and weight will vary depending on altitude, temperature, and distance.
*Call for details and capabilities.