Lake Tahoe: 30-Minute Helicopter Tour

Activity provider: Tahoe Helicopters LLC

Lake Tahoe: 30-Minute Helicopter Tour

Activity provider: Tahoe Helicopters LLC

From US$ 520 per group up to 2

Begin your 30-minute helicopter tour at the South Tahoe Airport. Fly over Emerald Bay, then south along the mountains over Cascade Lake, MountTallac, and Fallen Leaf Lake.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.
Duration 30 minutes
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Live tour guide
Private or small groups available


  • Explore the best of Lake Tahoe by helicopter
  • Enjoy magnificent views of Lake Tahoe from above
  • See more of Lake Tahoe and its waterfalls and mountains in less time
Full description
Embark on a fun and unique tour experience as you explore the Lake Tahoe area in a helicopter. See waterfalls, lakes, and mountains from above, reaching an elevation of 9,984 feet. Begin your adventure at the South Tahoe Airport, then admire the views as you head to Emerald Bay. Continue south along the mountains over Cascade Lake, then past Mount Talla and over the shoreline of Fallen Leaf Lake. Turn west over Glen Alpine Creek and marvel at the falls below. Then Continue climbing towards Pyramid Peak. Admire the landscape below, dotted with lakes and waterfalls. Drop 500 feet as you fly over Lake Aloha and past Horsetail Falls. Pass over upper and lower Echo Lake and then return to the airport.
  • 30-minute helicopter tour
  • Children's ear protection
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People over 300 lbs (136 kg)

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Meeting point

We are located on the main floor of the terminal building at South Lake Tahoe Airport (KTVL). Click or tap the pin on the map to get directions.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Kids are welcome
  • Children under 2 years may sit on a parent's lap
  • Tours are weight-limited. Passengers must be less than 300 lbs (136 kg), with a combined all-passenger maximum weight of 500 lbs (227 kg)
  • For groups that are close to the 500 lbs (227 kg) limit, there will be a weight verification upon check-in
  • Flight cancellations due to weights exceeding the maximum allowable (individual or combined) will be billed at full price
  • Travel time can vary with air traffic conditions. Please be mindful of this when making post-tour arrangements

Product ID: 400352