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Harrison Lake Heli Tour
- Private Group
Experience the Largest Lake on the South Coast.
The tour includes a 60-minute round-trip flight from our base*. This trip is perfect for those wanting to explore Harrison Lake and the surrounding mountains.
Lift off from our base and head east above the mighty Fraser River towards the largest and most beautiful water body on the South Coast, Harrison Lake. As we soar over this spectacular area of British Columbia, take in the views of this magnificent 60km long glacier-fed lake. It has been home to the resort community of Harrison Hot Springs since 1886 and is a popular destination for locals and travelers.
*Abbotsford departure location only available during the summer months; off season departure location is Fort Langley Airport.
- 60 minute round trip flight in Astar Helicopter over Harrison Lake and Harrison Hot Springs.
- Maximum 5 passengers.
Wear outdoor apparel and footwear appropriate to the season. Keep your personal bags to 10lbs or less. Mountain weather can change rapidly; guests should be prepared for the elements. At the very least, from May 1st to October 1st, we recommend dressing in layers: long pants, long-sleeve or short-sleeve shirt, windbreaker fleece, rain jacket, and appropriate outdoor footwear (hiking shoes, boots or trail runners with lightweight merino wool socks). Hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and sunglasses are recommended as well. During the winter months, insulated cold-weather gear and footwear is mandatory. We reserve the right to refuse passengers who do not come prepared for the winter elements.
What not to wear: dark colors, cotton clothing, jeans with holes in them, street shoes, dress shoes.