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Ridge Runner Smoky Mountain Helicopter Tour

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    What to Expect
    The Ridge Runner is a definite crowd pleaser! Our Ridge Runner tour is a very exciting flight over the Chilhowee Mountain Range and Bluff Mountain. The flight starts with a birds eye view of downtown Sevierville and the Tennessee Valley. As the flight progresses you will be traveling over the foothills of the Smoky Mountains and the outskirts of Pigeon Forge and Waldens Creek. With excellent views of the Smoky Mountain National Park you round the back side of Bluff Mountain over 6,000 acres of undeveloped land. While flying low over the tree tops you cross over the top of Bluff mountain where views go from 100 feet to 80 miles in the blink of an eye, it truly is a sight to see! As you head back in you will follow the sheer glacier carved rock cliff side of Bluff Mountain and Sugarloaf Mountain before heading over the beautiful rolling foothills back to the Scenic Heliport! This flight is 30 miles and averages 15 minutes.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Scenic Helicopter Tours
    • 15 minute/30 miles Helicopter flight with views of the Chilhowee Mountain Range
    • Professional Guide/Pilot
    • Headsets to communicate with the pilot
    • Live narration
    • DVD (available to purchase)
    • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • There is a 2-person minimum to book
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We had a great time experience with you today, the flight was amazing our pilot Sean was AMAZING πŸ˜‰ and so friendly, enjoyed learning a lot about the area! Our boarding attendants Matt and Simon were very helpful and also very friendly! We really enjoyed our flight and can’t
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    Response from lcenter333, Owner at Ridge Runner Smoky Mountain Helicopter Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    I am so happy to hear you had such a great experience! Sean is a very knowledgeable pilot and we are so happy to have him on our team here at Scenic Helicopter Tours. I will make sure to let my staff know just how much you enjoyed your time here with us, we are looking forward to your return visit.
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    Highly recommend!! Breath taking experience! Hubby was nervous he has never been on a airplane let alone a helicopter but he absolutely loved it! Our pilot Tony was AWESOME! Definitely will be coming back for another next visit!!
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    Response from lcenter333, Owner at Ridge Runner Smoky Mountain Helicopter Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    I'm happy to hear that your husband had a great time and was able to enjoy the experience! Thank you for visiting us and hope to see you again.
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    The flight was beautiful, all the leaves were changing colors and the mountains were perfect this time of year. Our pilot, Lindsey, was super knowledgeable about the surrounding areas and was a great pilot. Hopefully we’ll be back!
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    Response from lcenter333, Owner at Ridge Runner Smoky Mountain Helicopter Tour
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    This time of year definitely offers some beautiful colors and scenery! I am happy you were able to experience it with us, we are looking forward to seeing you again!
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    We had an awesome experience!!! Our boarding attendant Simon was very helpful and attentive and our pilot Ras was very engaging. He even made a special trip over our cabin just for us! Reasonably priced with a short wait time and very friendly staff! Would do it again!!!
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    Response from lcenter333, Owner at Ridge Runner Smoky Mountain Helicopter Tour
    Responded 4 weeks ago
    I am so happy our boarding attendant Simon was so attentive, we take pride in our customer service along with our capability to personalize your experience and tour. I will be sure to let our pilot Raz know what a great job he did at customizing your trip. Thank you for your feedback and please come back to see us soon!
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    What a great experience, staff very helpful and informative. Our pilot Tony was great would Do it again in a heartbeat 🚁🚁🚁
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