Helicopter Tour of Gatlinburg

Helicopter Tour of Gatlinburg

So, do you want to experience something new and different? Take a helicopter tour of Gatlinburg, TN and the Great Smoky Mountains! See the area in a way that most people never get to experience, from the sky! In operation since 1972, Scenic Helicopter Tours is located just a short drive from all of our cabins. You will have your own aerial adventure guide at your disposal! Your pilot has extensive knowledge of the area, and will treat you to a fun and educational journey.


They offer a wide variety of tour options depending on your budget. Do you have limited time and want to see as much as possible in a short period of time? Then this may be a great option! They offer helicopter rides over Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Wears Valley, and the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Tours can range from just a few short minutes to a couple of hours. This truly is a once in a lifetime experience that will create long lasting memories of your vacation in the Smokies!

What Will You See?

Seeing the elegance of the Smoky Mountains from the air will provide you with a grand new perspective on your environment. Why do you ask?  Because, when you look down from above you quickly realize just how vast, expansive, and fragile the national park is. You are the bird in the sky, soaring across the treetops. The beauty of the shadows dancing across the mountaintops is will leave your speechless.  Be sure to keep an eye open for some cascading waterfalls throughout your journey.

There is a very good chance you will see abundant wildlife on your tour as well. Some of the varieties of wildlife that have been spotted from the aircraft are black bear, turkey, whitetail deer, elk, and even wild hogs.

If you love the city lights ask about one of the night flight options. Seeing the twinkling lights during a helicopter tour of Gatlinburg is a breathtaking experience.


The pricing of each tour depends on the length of the flight you choose. Of course, the longer the tour the more expensive it will be. Scenic Helicopter Tours offers packages for those on a tight budget, and longer tours for those where cost is not a factor. Typically, you can have a really nice adventure for about $100 per person for a 30 minute flight. If you want to go on a long extensive tour expect to shell out over $1,000 per person.

Check out their promo video below!

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