Canyonlands National Park Air Tours
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Fly Over All Four Districts

Canyonlands National Park Air Tours

This spectacular Redtail Air Adventures flight will carry you above the fantastic scenery of the northern district of Canyonlands National Park, Island in the Sky. Majestic 1000-foot high cliffs rise above the Colorado and Green Rivers, which border it on either side. Serpentine drainage systems are carved into the terrain below the cliffs. Upheaval Dome can be seen at its northern end; the Confluence of the the two rivers form the district’s southernmost point. Then on to the Needles District, the most fanciful and colorful portion of Canyonlands. Pink and white bands can be seen in its many spires and cliffs, and it is the home of some of the most remote and famous arches of canyon country. Difficult to reach by hiking and extremely beautiful, Angel Arch and Druid Arches are the best known. Elephant Arch, Kirk Arch, Wedding Ring Arch and Castle Arch, hidden away in the back country, are also included. Photographic opportunities abound!

Total Duration
1hours
includes runway time
Minimum Age
0years
2 & under free
Average Speed
150mph
Flight Distance
125miles
"Air Guides"

The "Air Guide" pilots at Redtail will give you more than a round trip shuttle, they will make you laugh, inspire you with stories, and point out the very best views the landscape can offer - and that's a lot! You'll have made a new friend, and when you come back to Moab again someday, they will be waiting by their plane to show you something new.

By Days on Land
By Days on Land

Canyonlands National Park remains largely untouched by man-made access routes. What would require days on foot or even 4x4 vehicle to explore, you can visit all four districts in about an hour's time. Appreciating the splendor and grandeur of a place is as much about getting a good top level understanding of it by air as well as dwelling amidst their walls for a time.

Always a Window Seat
Always a Window Seat

Window seats are inevitable in these smaller planes, and that is not only good, it is spectacular! Can you imagine a landscape better suited to getting a bird's eye view? And what a view it is!

Canyonlands National Park Air Tours Reviews

Take This Flight!

5
Take my advice: do this Canyonlands flight! It was awesome, with so much more variety than Grand Canyon. Our pilot, Gene, was brilliant, and so passionate about the area. Loads of info on what we were seeing, and pointed out special photo opportunities.

Our Pilot Was Superb

5
​We went on the 1 Hour Scenic Flight over Canyonlands National Park. The gate person and Mike, the pilot, were superb. Mike’s knowledge of Canyonlands and his flying ability were fantastic. The air was so smooth the day we flew and the take off and landing were flawless. My wife and I would never be able physically to make the hikes into these three beautiful areas to see what we saw on the 1 hour flight.

 

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Other Ways to Explore Canyonlands

Cataract Canyon 2-Day Express

New high-speed, custom rafts now allow you to journey through the Colorado River’s legendary 100-mile Cataract Canyon in just 2 days–perfect for those with busy schedules yearning for a quick, but refreshing dose of adventure.

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Departure Times: 7:30 AM
  • Season: May – July
ADULT (16+)
$760
YOUTH (12-15)
$760

Cataract Canyon 4-Day Classic

Experience an all-inclusive 4 day rafting journey through Utah's legendary Cataract Canyon just outside of Moab Utah. Exciting whitewater combined with the indescribable scenery of Canyonlands National Park make this the ideal river trip.

  • Duration: 4 days
  • Departure Times: 7:00 am OR 7:15
  • Season: May – August
ADULT (16+)
$1,520
YOUTH (10-15)
$1,130

Colorado River Jet Boat Sunset & Dinner Tour

The sunset hours - golden light hours- are the best time to witness the red rock wonders of the Colorado River bordering Canyonlands National Park. Snap photos while skimming over the water in comfort.

  • Duration: Approximately 2.5 hrs
  • Departure Times: Times vary depending on sunset.
  • Season: April - October
ADULT (13+)
$89
YOUTH (4-12)
$79
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