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  1. United States
  2. Utah
  3. Moab
  4. Canyonlands National Park

Monument Valley: Scenic Flight Tour

Product ID: 220227
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Take in the aerial views of towering rock formations within the famous Navajo Tribal Park which have been the backdrop for many western movies. Explore Canyonlands National Park, Natural Bridges, Cedar Mesa, Grand Gulch, and more en route.
About this activity
Duration 140 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Audio guide/headphones
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take in aerials views of Monument Valley, Canyonlands National Park, and surrounding areas
  • See the famous Mittens, Totem Pole, Yei Be Chei, and Thunderbird Mesa
  • Cruise over gorgeous vistas from famous movie scenes
  • Witness the Big Chair, Elephant Butte and Camel Butte, Valley of the Gods, and more
Full description
Embark on the tour of a lifetime as you soar above Monument Valley with plenty of opportunities for spectacular photography. Fly South from Moab to the Navajo Tribal Park of Monument Valley, into the heart of the Grand Circle and Four Corners. On the way, see Canyonlands National Park, Dark Canyon Wilderness Area, Natural Bridges National Monument, Cedar Mesa/Grand Gulch, and Valley of the Gods. Look down upon cliffs, canyons, mesas, and desert scrublands that have been home to generations of Native Americans. After a brief touch down, the famous Mittens, and other well-known features of the Monument will be explored from the air.

Monument Valley was first made internationally famous by the John Wayne movies filmed in the area. Over 130 cinema and television productions have featured its compelling scenery, among them Stagecoach, Rio Grande , 2001: A Space Odyssey, Easy Rider, Wind Talkers, and Mission: Impossible II. These films have been widely viewed, making the park a major tourist attraction. From the air, enjoy sights that very few have seen as you gain a greater appreciation of their improbable beauty. The entire tour provides a splendid overview of a vast area that could take years to explore on foot. The wonders of its diverse geology and human history will give you enduring memories that will last a lifetime.
Includes
  • Knowledgeable pilot/tour guides
  • Historical & geological information about the area
  • Window seat for each passenger
  • Headsets to hear the pilot
  • Aerial views of otherwise inaccessible areas
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Food & drink
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Canyonlands Field Airport, located 20 Miles North of Moab, 110 W Aviation Way, Moab, UT 84532, USA

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Organized by

Redtail Air Adventures

Product ID: 220227