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Flight Seeing Tours

 

 

From Volcanoes to Glaciers to the

Majestic Mt. McKinley
We can show you Alaska!

We can take you there!

Mt. McKinley Air Tour

On this popular air tour, you will experience the regal mountains that surround 
Mt. McKinley, the tallest mountain in North America.  Travel over the Matanuska and Susitna Valley with the Susitna River and its tributaries below.  Fly within six miles of McKinley's 20,320 ft. summit.  On clear and calm days, you will fly completely around McKinley.  You can be at the 8,000 foot level while Mt. McKinley soars another 12,300 feet above you!  You'll view vast quantities of glaciers, ice falls and crevasses that seem endless.  View the Kahiltna Glacier and the Ruth Glacier with its Great Gorge, at over 9,000 feet it is the worlds deepest.  On the eastern side of McKinley, you will fly over the Don Sheldon Memorial Amphitheater, the largest natural amphitheater in the world.  You may catch sight of mountain climbers on the glaciers making their way up and down the mountain on the extensive south face of Mt.McKinley.  A camera is a must! This is a fabulous trip.  Your memories of the glorious scenery will last a life time!! 

 

approximate time 3 hours  
 

Unique Volcano Air Tour

Do you want to see something different?  Don't want to do the same tour as everyone else? Want to see something Unique, Special and Customized Just for You?

You have a choice!  Spernak Airways can do a Custom Fight Tour!  We can fly you to a volcano that last erupted on 27 June 1992. Fly to the west side of Cook Inlet and see the Alaska Range with Mount Spurr, the highest post-caldera volcano! See Eagles flying, Seals resting on the shores of the rivers off the west side of Cook Inlet and the occasional Moose or Bear wondering the area.  Beluga Whales can be seen when one of the 5 species of Salmon are running.  Mount Redoubt and Mount Iliamna, both considered active volcanoes, will be seen in the distance to the South on a clear day. To the North you will get a glimpse of Mt. McKinley & Foraker in the distance.  Fly by glaciers, view salmon streams and the magnificent Alaskan scenery. Not the usual Flight Seeing Tour.  See the wilds of Alaska on your very own Custom Tour!

approximate time 3 hours  

Knik Glacier

This is the perfect Air Tour thru Anchorage’s back yard for those who want to experience the maximum amount of scenery and wildlife in a minimum amount of time. Bringing a camera on this scenic Alaskan adventure is a must; you never know what new sights you'll see.  Plan on seeing spectacular mountain scenery with high alpine glaciers. You may catch sight of Moose, Bear, Mountain Goat and Dall Sheep on your  flight.  Fly along the Chugach Mountains to visit the glaciers that surround the Anchorage area. Then fly over Colony Glacier to Lake George where it spills into the winding Knik Glacier Gorge. There you will view the breath taking blue ice of the expansive Knik Glacier.  Your pilot will to give you first-rate picture-taking opportunities on a low level flight over the broad Knik valley.  On a clear day, majestic Mt. McKinley appears to the Northwest. You will view the Anchorage Bowl with the Alaskan Range as a backdrop and see the mountain called the "Sleeping Lady".  

 

approximate time 1 ½ hours  
 

Prince William Sound

Prince William Sound is a magnificent region with over fifteen thousand square miles of fjords and inlets, dozens of tidewater glaciers and rugged mountain peaks rising from the sea. See incredible waterfalls. It is possible to see over 30  glaciers on your tour. Experience wildlife along the way such as Moose, Bears, Mountain Goats and Dall Sheep.  The sound's clear sea waters produce a rich marine life. Catch a glimpse of Humpback or Killer whales, seals, eagles, sea lions and playful otters. Fly past the Knik, Colony, and George Glaciers.  Then you’ll descend into the College Fjord to get our first glimpses of the tidal glaciers that calve into the fjords of Prince William Sound.  As you start to look for whales, sea lions, seals, and sea otters, you will arrive at the Columbia Glacier. As you fly over the Columbia you will view the massive movement of the glacier with countless crevasses opened up by the expansion of the ice. For the return to Anchorage, many whales may be spotted along the way as they follow the salmon that are heading for their spawning grounds. Witness many fishermen and boats working their nets. As you pass Whittier and arrive in Turnagain Arm be sure to look for the Alyeska Ski Area, famous for its world-class skiing. You will soon see the city of Anchorage unfold ahead, becoming  a trip you will always remember!  

 

approximate time 2 hours  
 

Going Fishing?

 

Are you going on that great Alaska fishing advnture?  Spernak Airways help to coordinate your flights with local lodges to make your Alaskan Fishing Experience one you will remember. While we do not provide that perfect day on the river or lake, we can assist with flights to local lodges.  Please contact us for more information or if we can arrange a flight for you!

 Air Tours require a 2 person minimum for flights

 

Please call us at 907.272.9475 for current pricing for each tour

 

All our flight seeing tours are weather dependent and final destinations may be adjusted accordingly.