MOUNTAINS & LAKES TOUR

Available Year Round

20, 40 or 60-Minute Options

Gorgeous Views of Arizona's Natural Monuments

Who knew there was so much water in the desert? Our Mountain & Lakes Tour features some of the most beautiful, natural landscapes in the state of Arizona.

McDowell Mountains Tour

WHAT YOU'LL SEE IN 20 MINUTES

Scottsdale

McDowell Mountains

Fountain Hills

Sonoran Desert

Pinnacle Peak

Tom’s Thumb


Sonoran Desert and Lakes Tour

WHAT YOU'LL SEE IN 40 MINUTES

Scottsdale

McDowell Mountains

Cave Creek

Seven Springs

Horseshoe Lake

Bartlett Lake

Verde River

Sonoran Desert

Saguaro Lake

Salt River

Fountain Hills

Red Mountain

Wild Horses


Superstition Mountain and Roosevelt Lake Tour

WHAT YOU'LL SEE IN 60 MINUTES

Scottsdale

Fountain Hills

McDowell Mountains

Verde and Salt River

Saguaro Lake

Canyon Lake

Apache Lake

Roosevelt Lake

Superstition Mountains

Weaver’s Needle

Red Mountain

Four Peaks

Goldfield Mountains

Sonoran Desert

Wild Horses

TOUR DETAILS


PRICE

  • 20 minutes – $195
  • 40 minutes – $295
  • 60 minutes – $395

MEETING POINT

Scottsdale Airpark
7305 E. Greenway Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260


AVAILABILITY

Year round, 7 days a week

Western Sky is closed for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.


DURATION

20, 40 or 60 minutes


GROUP SIZE

Min 2, Max 4

For larger groups, please contact us.

Single riders are eligible to fly if they purchase both seats.


WEIGHT LIMITS

  • Maximum single Seat: 300 pounds
  • Combined weight of all passengers: 800 pounds

WHAT TO BRING

  • Comfortable clothing and shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera

INCLUDED

Complimentary water, soft drinks, and snacks at the facility


NOT INCLUDED

Gratuity

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ITINERARY

Find Your Own Desert Oasis

First, you will arrive at the Scottsdale Airpark and receive a safety briefing from your FAA-certified pilot. From there, we take to the skies in the state-of-the-art Robinson R44, R66 helicopter! The vast amount of water we pass may surprise you. Your pilot will point out a number of natural landmarks, including Bartlett Lake, Horseshoe Lake, and Seven Springs. Check out the city of Cave Creek and behold the imposing silhouette of Black Mountain. We’ll also take you to Verde River which is packed with herds of wild horses. Try to spot other local wildlife, such as desert deer, javelinas, and coyotes. Fountain Hills is another one of our favorites! If you’re lucky, you can see its massive fountain that used to be the tallest in the world (although it may look smaller from where you’re sitting!).

In the 60-minute tour, you’ll see even more mountains and lakes! Soar past Apache, Canyon, and Saguaro Lakes. Catch a glimpse of Superstition Mountain with its volcanic cliffs jutting straight into the sky. Here, your pilot will tell you the story of the famed Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine. If you see any treasure, be sure to let us know! You’ll also spot the Goldfield Mountains, which are often overlooked due to their proximity to the Superstition Mountains.

Things to Know Before You Go
  • All passengers must arrive 15 minutes prior to flight for a safety briefing.
  • Each passenger must sign a waiver after the safety briefing.
  • All passengers under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.
  • All passengers aged 15 and under must be accompanied by at least one adult on their flight.
  • All passengers must be weighed upon arrival. Only the flight crew will have access to passenger weights, and all information will be kept confidential.
  • Maximum single guest weight limit 300 lbs, maximum combined weight limit of all passengers: 800 Lbs.
Give Your Loved One an Unforgettable Experience

Want to give someone a unique experience? Purchase a gift certificate for one of our helicopter tours! They’re a perfect way to introduce your loved ones to the beauty of Arizona. The process is simple: buy a gift certificate for a specific flight length, and your recipient can later book their adventure online.

Soar in Our State-of-the-Art Aircraft

You will be flying in a Robinson R44 or R66. The R44’s aerodynamic fuselage optimizes airspeed and fuel economy. R66 helicopters are also high performing and reliable. Our aircraft features air conditioning, leather seats, and bubble windows for maximum visibility. With the best aircraft on the market, Western Sky guarantees a fun flying experience you won’t easily forget!

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