Why your mom will love this flight: Most people who live in the Sea To Sky have have hiked, biked, walked, or paddled in Squamish. Seeing the trails, lakes, and parks from the air that your mom loves, is something very special, and sheds a whole new perspective on the beautiful place we are lucky to call ‘home’.
Flight length: 25 minutes
Some of what you’ll see from 5500ft above sea level: The Howe Sound, the Stawamus Chief, Mount Habrich, Skypilot, and the southern tip of the Garibaldi Provincial Park.
Why your mom will love this flight: Photographing waterfalls, paddling or swimming in a pristine glacial lake, and eating lunch sat on the pontoon of a seaplane…need we say more.
High in the Tetrahedron mountains (southwest of Whistler), Phantom Lake is an emerald green body of water fed at one end by glacial melt and escaping at the other into a cascading waterfall known as Phantom Falls.
Flight length: 90 minutes
Some of what you’ll see from 4500ft above sea level: On the way to Phantom Lake you’ll see the Tantalus range, Tantalus Provincial Park, the Red Tusk, Ossa Mountain, Phantom Mountain, and Mount Jimmy Jimmy.
Why your mom will love this flight: Outdoor moms love learning new skills, and flying a plane over the coast mountains will certainly be the top of her list of life experiences after this.
The Introduction To Flight Experience is one of our most popular flights to be purchased as a gift. Your mom’s pilot will walk her though through the foundations of flight, cover the essential principles of aviation, and explain what it will be like when she takes the controls of the plane as the co-pilot. Best of all, mom can share the experience with her family by bringing up to an additional two passengers to join in the experience.
Flight length: 60 minutes or chose to extend the flight for an 80 minute experience.
Some of what you’ll see from 3000ft above sea level: From the driver’s seat the co-pilot will fly the plane over Squamish and the Howe Sound or high into the mountains in the Squamish Valley.