guided HELIcopter TOUR

Heres an amazing chance to fly over ancient stratovolcanoes and experience natures raw beauty while an expert Naturalist Guide shares memorable insights to your experience.

Wanderlust’s renowned guides will accompany Big Mountain Heli Tours on their amazing Cascades Ring of Fire Helicopter Tour.

The Cascades Ring of Fire Helicopter Tour is an unforgettable 80-mile scenic helicopter adventure for those who want to experience the backbone of Oregon, our magnificent volcanic Cascade Range, from the air. Experience the awesome majesty of these mountains, the forest and sparkling lakes as our naturalist guides share with you the area’s incredible natural and cultural history.

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Private flight
$799 for one full hour
1-2 passengers
Reservations Required


Departs daily at: 
Sunrise (currently at 6:00 AM)
9:30 AM
10:30 AM
Sunset (currently 7:30 PM)
8:30 PM
9:30 PM

Departs from Big Mountain Heli's heliport in Bend

Tour includes: Award-winning Naturalist interpretation; amazing aerial views of the City of Bend, The Old Mill, the Deschutes River, and soaring volcanic peaks. 

The tour is hosted aboard one of Big Mountain Heli's comfortable and air-conditioned R44 helicopters, featuring a nearly 180 degree field of view, with clear passenger-to-pilot communications.