ZZ--DHC-2 Floatplane - Great Slave Lake's East Arm - With Stop Over
- Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Yellowknife, NT
- Product code: AHM004
Great Slave Lake's East Arm is a world class scenic and geological
wonder featuring an abundance of islands, narrow channels and spectacular red cliff
drops. Some cliffs are as high as 180
metres (590 ft) off the water and plunge several hundred metres into subterranean
cannons. Great Slave Lake is the tenth
largest freshwater lake in the world covering an area of 27,200 km2
(10,502 sm2), the fifth largest lake in North America and also ranks as the
deepest lake in North America with recorded depths of 614 metres (2,014 ft).
The scenery is primeval; this remote paradise attracts boaters,
fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts from around the world. Your flight will depart Yellowknife following
the shoreline of Yellowknife Bay to the main body of Great Slave Lake. We will
over fly the marine routes to the East Arm passing by wonderful anchorages and
passages such as Devil's Channel. We will continue up the Hearne Channel past
Utsingi Point and Tatheilei Narrows to access McLeod Bay. Flying parallel to
the Pethei Peninsula you will get a real appreciation for the scale of the
scenery. At Gibraltar Point we will cross McLeod Bay and over fly the Waldron
River before heading back towards Yellowknife.
During the tour of the North East Arm of the lake you will cover
over 464 km (290 sm) and at the furthest reaches of the tour find yourself 200
km (125 sm) east of the city of Yellowknife while over Great Slave Lake’s East
We will find a suitable location to land during the tour to provide
you the opportunity of a brief stop-over in which to stretch your legs, take in
the views, and enjoy a snack. Light refreshments and snacks are provided on
this tour. Feel free to bring some fishing equipment if you would like, or
to borrow some of ours so that you may have the opportunity to fish these world
class fishing-waters if you wish. If you
are going to wet a line during our stop over don't forget to bring your fishing
The overland and return portion of the trip will give you a glimpse
at some of the countless lakes, rivers, and wetlands in our region that have
been carved into the Precambrian shield by successive glacier erosion.
As with our other tours you will get to experience flight on one of
our iconic de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver Aircraft not only providing you
with a raven's eye view of Great Slave Lake but also providing you with the
experience of taking a step back in time and enjoying a flight onboard a
classic aircraft. Our Beaver aircraft
feature comfortable interiors, enlarged windows for easy viewing and aviation
headsets for all guests to provide easy communication between guests and the
pilot. Each guest is will be seated at a
Our pilots are very proud of their aircraft, their profession and
the region they fly throughout. We
encourage our guests to ask as many questions as they wish throughout each tour.
Our pilots will be more than happy to
answer all of your questions about their craft and the region they call home.
Approximately 4 ½ to 5 hours, dock-to-dock.
[Maximum 4 passengers and total combined payload weight (people,
luggage, gear) of 465kg (1025 lbs)]
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING:
-Appropriate Clothing for the day (Dress in Layers),
-Foot wear for light walking/hiking,
-Sun Tan Lotion, Insect Repellent, Personal Medications,
-Fishing Licence; if you wish to fish at some point on tour,
-Personal beverages & lunch if you wish (see catered lunch option).
WHAT WE PROVIDE WITH TOUR:
-All DHC-2 flights sold with charter,
-Selection of onboard snacks and beverages,
-Basic camping equipment and toiletries suitable for the site(s) and day,
-Fishing gear for guests with licenses who wish to fish, self-guided at some
point along tour.
Fishing equipment is provided only as a guest convenience and
is to be used by guests in self-guided manner as we do not offer fish guiding
services nor are we registered as fishing guides with the NWT or NU
Tour sold as a Private Aircraft Charter for your group. DHC-2 Beaver Floatplane based from
Yellowknife, NWT - $2,755.00,
inclusive of all fees and charges including the 5% GST. If you have any questions concerning our
Tariff, rates, and/or policies please contact us. You may also request a copy of our tariff or
view the tariff we have posted to our company's homepage. firstname.lastname@example.org 867-920-4400
Per Person Costs:
-4 passengers - $688.75 ea.,
-3 passengers - $918.33 ea.,
-2 passengers - $1,377.50 ea.,
-1 passenger - $2,755.00.
TOUR EXTRAS AND OPTIONS:
-Upgrade to a Private Day Charter, see more of the Lake, spend longer time at
-Have Ahmic Air provide a catered lunch,
-Purchase Ahmic Air Souvenirs such as T-shirts, Polos and hats.
Extras may be purchased at checkout, by selecting the next
level of tour, or by calling (emailing) Ahmic Air.
We operate our Yellowknife, NWT Beaver floatplanes tours from our
dock located on Yellowknife's Back Bay across the street from Bullock's Bistro
and beside Weaver and Devore Trading Ltd.. If you are traveling by taxi
ask to be delivered to Weave & Devore Trading and this will put you within
foot steps of our dock.
Please arrive at our dock in
time to check in 15 minutes prior to the flight time you have booked.
ONLINE BOOKING AND
When booking online, payments to Ahmic Air may be made through Visa,
MasterCard or the Paypal gateway. Our online booking policy for tour
products based from Yellowknife, NT is to collect the entire charter fee at the
time of booking. All fees are in Canadian dollars and all advertised
prices are inclusive of all service charges, fees, and the 5% Goods and
Services Tax (GST).
Please call us if you would like to look into either an alternate
booking time other than the ones showing in our online inventory, arrange an
alternate pick up location, arrange alternate payment method or simply just
want to ask us a few questions. 867-920-4400
When the cancellation is made more than 30 days prior to the planned
departure, no cancellation charges shall be levied and any booking fees
received will be returned.
When the cancellation is made 30 days or less prior to, and more
than 5 days prior to the planned departure, booking fees received may be
applied to flights booked to depart within 30 days of the original booked
departure date; otherwise 25 % of the total air transportation contract price
will be retained by the carrier as a cancellation charge.
When the cancellation is made less than 5 days prior to the planned
departure of the flight, 25 % of the total air transportation contract price
will be retained by the carrier as a cancellation charge.
In situations where Ahmic Air must cancel a tour due to weather or
other unforeseen circumstances the customer will be provided with a full refund
of all booking fees collected or if they wish, the opportunity to reschedule
and apply their refund to a new booking.
If you have any questions concerning our Tariff, rates, and/or
policies please contact us. You may also
request a copy of our tariff or view the tariff we have posted to our company's
homepage. email@example.com 867-920-4400
This trip may be purchased as a gift and a Gift Certificate will be
mailed to the shipping address provided.
When booking online as a gift, payments to Ahmic Air may be made through
Visa, MasterCard or the Paypal gateway. Our online booking policy for
tour products based from Yellowknife, NT is to collect the entire charter fee
at the time of booking. All fees are in Canadian dollars and all
advertised prices are inclusive of all service charges, fees, and the 5% Goods
and Services Tax (GST).
Tours purchased as a gift expire 1 year from the date of purchase
and are non-refundable. Gift purchases
may be applied towards other tours or charters of the same or greater value
within one year of the purchase date. To best serve the recipient of the Gift
Certificate by providing their first choice of travel dates and times we advise
the recipient to book their flight times with us as soon as possible as
aircraft bookings are assigned on a first come, first served basis.