This is the ultimate evening adventure from Denali National Park. Enjoy a scenic flight 125 miles north to the exclusive Chena Hot Springs Resort where you will have two hours to unwind in the natural hot spring-fed "Rock Lake," have family swim time at the Indoor pool and hot tubs, or enjoy a gourmet dinner at the on-site restaurant. You can even try a frosty adult beverage at the ice bar in the ice castle before boarding your plane for the twilight trip back to Denali.
This flight is operated by experienced bush pilots and will provide you with excellent sight seeing opportunities. Before the plane lands on the resorts private airstrip, guests will be able to take in the Alaskan scenery while being able to communicate with the pilot with any questions.
Guests should come prepared with layered clothing, sunglasses, swim gear, and a charged camera to ensure a pleasant tour.
Please note: Admission to the hot springs is NOT included and must be paid upon arrival to the resort. Tour is subject to favorable weather. Decisions on weather cancellations are made an hour before the excursion. If the excursion is cancelled the guest will be provided a full refund.
Please note: Transportation provided from most area hotels (Aspen Haus Bed and Breakfast, Cabins at Denali, Carlo Creek Lodge, Crow's Nest Cabins, Denali Bluffs Hotel, Denali Cabins, Denali Dome Home Bed and Breakfast, Denali Faith Hill Lodge, Denali Grizzly Bear Resort, Denali Lake View Inn, Denali National Park Wilderness Access Center, Denali Park Hotel, Denali Park Village, Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge, Denali RV Park and Motel, Denali Touch of Wilderness B&B, EarthSong Lodge, Grande Denali Lodge, McKinley Chalet Resort, Miners Market Gas Station, Nord Haven Motel, Totem Inn, White Moose Lodge).
Duration: 5 hours (Round trip transportation from hotel. Flight time: 75 minutes.)
- Roundtrip transportation from hotel
- Headsets to listen to the narration by your pilot
- Admission to the hot spring is not included and must be paid upon arrival to the resort
Duration: 5 hours. Tour times below are approximate:
- 30 minutes - 1 hour pickup from hotel
- 75 minues flight time each way
- 2 hours at hot springs
- This tour meets at your hotel. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.
Guests will be dropped off back at their hotel by 10:00 PM.
Can I bring a backpack?
Small bags are allowed on the flight. Large bags must be left at the hotel.
Can I bring my own food and drink?
Food and drink are not allowed onto the aircraft; however, you will have the opportunity to purchase food upon arrival in Bettles.
Are food and drink included?
Food and drink are not included.
Are there child prices?
Adult and child prices are the same for this tour.
What type of clothing should I wear?
Layered clothing, hats, gloves and sunglasses are strongly recommended.
Will I get a window seat?
Every seat is a window seat!
Will we be able to communicate with the pilot while we're flying?
Yes! Passengers are provided with headsets that will allow two-way communication between them and the pilot.
Where will I be picked up?
Direct pickups are available from select Denali area hotels. Otherwise guests will be notified on a central meeting location.
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