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$300 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Lake Tahoe Circle Tour - Truckee Airport

Enjoy a minute complimentary ride to the Truckee Airport upon meeting at our HeliTahoe offices in Truckee, where you’ll meet your pilot and take part in a short safety briefing prior to boarding.Then, you’ll be ready for your 60-minute scenic window seat flights (every seat is a window seat!) over the second deepest lake in the U.S! The flight goes directly over the Truckee River and Tahoe City, and continues all the way down the west shore to Tahoe’s crown jewel, Emerald Bay. Emerald Bay State Park is one of the most photographed locations in the country and is one of Tahoe’s must see locations!

$250 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

North Shore Peaks - Truckee Airport

Enjoy a minute complimentary ride to the Truckee Airport upon meeting at our HeliTahoe offices in Truckee, where you’ll meet your pilot and take part in a short safety briefing prior to boarding.Then, you’ll be ready for your 30-minute scenic window seat flights over some of the most pristine alpine lakes and peaks. Be sure to take your camera or cell phones for this once in a lifetime experience! Independence Lake is known as one of the most pristine alpine lakes west of the Rockies. Be sure to take your camera or cell phones for this once in a lifetime experience! Leveled at an elevation of 6,949 ft an easily accessible for after Heli Tour hikes.

$250 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

North Lake (Kings Beach) & Squaw Valley Heli Tour

Enjoy a minute complimentary ride to the Truckee Airport upon meeting at our HeliTahoe offices in Truckee, where you’ll meet your pilot and take part in a short safety briefing prior to boarding.Then, you’ll be ready for your 30-minute scenic window seat flights over the second deepest lake in the U.S! Upon boarding as you ascend over Brockway you will begin traversing the northern edge of Lake Tahoe from Kings Beach to Tahoe City. This section of the tour provides unparalleled views of Tahoe’s pristine water and idyllic northern beaches. Once in Tahoe City we will continue into the Truckee River Canyon which was been formed by thousands of years of glacial and subsequent river erosion. Now controlled by a dam, the Truckee River is the sole outlet of Lake Tahoe and a favorite site among fisherman and whitewater rafters. Flying through the Truckee River Canyon will allow you a unique prospective of the surrounding mountains and rivers, as well as unimpeded viewing of Alpine Meadows and Squaw Valley ski resorts as we loop back to the Truckee Airport.

$250 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Sand Harbor Helicopter Tour - Truckee Airport

Enjoy a minute complimentary ride to the Truckee Airport upon meeting at our HeliTahoe offices in Truckee, where you’ll meet your pilot and take part in a short safety briefing prior to boarding.Then, you’ll be ready for your 30-minute scenic window seat flights over the second deepest lake in the U.S! Experience an amazing flight along the east shore over Stateline and then northbound to the breathtaking Glenbrook Bay, Secret Harbor, Skunk Harbor, and Chimney Beach. Then it’s on to the sparkling waters of Sand Harbor, the ultimate destination. Along the way, see numerous ‘hidden beaches’ to hike to after your flight!