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Flightseeing

Gates of the Arctic and Kobuk National Parks

We offer flight seeing into the stunning Brooks Range and Gates of the Arctic and Kobuk National Parks in any time increment.

If you are visiting the Coldfoot area, don’t miss the views from the air with a scenic flight over the Brooks Range mountains.

Flightseeing Tours

  Gates of the Arctic Tour

Windflower blossom on the tundra overlooking the North Fork of the Koyukuk River in the Gates of the Arctic National Park, Brooks Range, Alaska.

Experience the Gates of the Arctic Park from the air as well as on the ground. This trip will take you up the North Fork of the Koyukuk, giving us a view of the namesake mountains, Boreal Mountain and Frigid Crags,  know as the Gates of the Arctic. Land on a lake within the park for a short wilderness hike.  You should plan on 2 hours for this fully guided tour; approximately an hour of air time.

$300 per person minimum 2 people

Add flying through the Gates and the Holmes Pass. Allow 2.5 hours.

$330 per person minimum 2 people

Gates of the Arctic Continental Divide tour

This tour takes us deeper into the Brooks Range.  Our tour gives you a little of all the classic Brooks Range landscapes including wide valleys with rivers flowing into the Arctic Ocean, high alpine lakes, small glaciers and near endless vistas. There can also be good opportunities for wildlife spotting. We will land on a lake within the Gates of the Arctic Park for a small wilderness hike. Allow 3.5 hours for this fully guided tour.

$440 per person minimum 2 people

Cultural tour in the Gates of the Arctic

Visit the contemporary Eskimo village of Anaktuvuk Pass where residents blend modern conveniences with traditional subsistence lifestyle practices. Here we will have a chance to visit the Simon Paneak Memorial Muesum and visit the local store of this fly in only village. On the return trip to Coldfoot, we will stop on a lake in the Gates of the Arctic Park. Plan 4.5 hours for this fully guided trip.

$550 per person minimum 2 people

Arrigetch Adventure

Fly west from Coldfoot to see the magnificent Arrigetch Peaks. The Peaks are some of the largest granite extrusions in the Brooks Range, a unique feature of this vast wilderness landscape. We will fly around the Arrigetch peaks and land at either Takahula or Walker Lake to allow you an opportunity to set foot on the ground in Gates of the Arctic National Park. Plan on 3.5 hours total time for this fully guided trip.

$550 per person, minimum 2 people

Kobuk and Gates of the Arctic Park tour

This combination tour allows you to visit both National Parks in one day. We land in both Parks for pictures and light refreshments. Allow 6.5 hours for this fully guided tour.

$2500 for two people

Day Trips

If you want to experience the park, but not ready to spend the night. Join us for a day in the park.  We will drop you off at Long Lake in the Gates of the Arctic National Park on the North Fork of the Koyukuk River. Long lake is completely surround by the Gates of Arctic National Park. You can hike the circumference of the lake, paddle in the canoe and explore, drop a line in the water and fish, or simply sit back and enjoy the wilderness.  This is an unguided trip.

$625 per person

Day trip with an additional Gates of the Arctic scenic flight is $825 per person.