DHC-2 Floatplane - Fly-in Picnic - Catered Option
- Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Yellowknife, NT
- Product code: AHM010
picnics begin with a flight on one of our iconic de Havilland Canada DHC-2
Beaver floatplanes. Not only will this provides you with a raven's eye view of
the area outside of Yellowknife but it will also provide you with the
experience of taking a step back in time and enjoying a flight onboard a
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.
We will depart from Yellowknife's Back Bay and head north of the city to our
favourite picnic site. The flight is
about ten minutes. At the picnic site we have all of the things you need for a memorable
northern afternoon at the lake. Although
we suggest just sitting back and taking in your surroundings for those that don’t
like to be idle we also have a canoe, paddles, and life jackets onsite along
with fishing* gear.
Our wicker picnic basket is always loaded full of variety of platters and hand
food to satisfy the culinary
tastes of your whole group. Our catered
picnics include a selection of:
cuts of traditional deli meats; Roast Beef, Smoked Ham, Cracked Pepper Turkey,
- fine quality
cheeses imported from around the globe. French brie, German cambozola, English
cheddar, French boursin and goat cheese combined with a selection of Canadian
- crisp, colourful raw vegetables served with ranch and dill dip. Garden
fresh selections include carrots, celery, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, broccoli,
cauliflower and mushrooms.
- juicy sweet and refreshing fruit, our seasonal fruit may include grapes,
pineapple, honeydew melon, cantaloupe, strawberries, oranges, or watermelon.
Served sliced or cubed.
- dill pickles, Sicilian olives, cocktail onions, stuffed and assorted imported
- fresh French beget or rolls and a selection of crackers
- Perrier and
San Pellegrino sparkling waters along with Boylan hand-crafted sodas
- And for the kids at heart we always sneak in a smores kit too!
On your return
flight we will take a tour of the town giving you the opportunity to see the downtown
core, Frame Lake, Old Town and Houseboat Bay from the air.
TOUR DURATION: Flights are approximately
10 minutes to and from the picnic site, and approximately 2.5 hours is spent at
the picnic site unless prior arrangements have been made to extend the time at site. You should plan on being away from
Yellowknife for about 3 hours. There is
no charge for additional time at the site but due to our other flight charters
if you would like to spend a longer period at the site you MUST let us know at
least one day prior to your booked picnic.
TOUR CAPACITY: 1-5 People
passengers and total combined payload weight (people, luggage, gear) of 544kg
WHAT YOU SHOULD BRING:
-Appropriate Clothing for the day,
-Your favourite book…..
*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 within the
Northwest Territories If you wish to
fish you will need to purchase a fishing license prior to participating in this
activity. Fishing Licenses may be purchased
through the Government of Northwest Territories online or in person at their
office in Yellowknife during regular business hours.
This tour is sold as a Private
Aircraft Charter for your own group.
DHC-2 Beaver Floatplane based from Yellowknife, NWT - $950.00, 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 Cost Breakdowns Based on Your
-5 passengers - $190.00 ea.,
-4 passengers - $237.50 ea.,
-3 passengers - $316.67 ea.,
-2 passengers - $575.00 ea.,
-1 passenger - $950.00.
TOUR EXTRAS AND OPTIONS:
-Check out our other tour options including unique experiences such as our
-Purchase Ahmic Air Souvenirs
such as T-shirts, Polos and hats while checking in at the floatbase.
We operate our Yellowknife, NWT
Beaver floatplanes tours from our dock located on Yellowknife's Back Bay across
the street from the Wildcat Café. We are
located at 3514 Wiley Road.
Please arrive at our dock in
time to check in 15 minutes prior to the flight time you have booked.
ONLINE BOOKING AND PAYMENTS:
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.
When the cancellation is made more than 15 days prior to the
original contracted departure,
booking fees received by the
carrier may be applied to flights
booked to depart within an additional 30
days of the original contracted departure date; otherwise 30% of the total air
transportation contract price will be
retained by the carrier as a cancellation charge.
When the cancellation is made
15 days or less prior to, the planned departure, 30% of the total air transportation contract price will be charged by the carrier
as a cancellation charge.
In the event the carrier is not
able to safely conduct a flight due to weather or other unforeseen
circumstances the charterer may have the option of rescheduling the charter or
to be issued a refund.
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.