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Virginia Falls


Enjoy the breathtaking view and thunderous roar of the iconic Virginia Falls in Nahanni National Park, Canada's first UNESCO natural world heritage site, and soar along some of Canada's deepest canyons.

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Virginia Falls


Enjoy the breathtaking view and thunderous roar of the iconic Virginia Falls in Nahanni National Park, Canada's first UNESCO natural world heritage site, and soar along some of Canada's deepest canyons.

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Part One: Depart Muncho Lake


Fly out in our aircraft docked on beautiful Muncho Lake, British Columbia at Northern Rockies Lodge, located directly on the Alaska Highway half-way between Fort Nelson, British Columbia and Watson Lake, Yukon for easy access via car or bus.

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Part One: Depart Muncho Lake


Fly out in our aircraft docked on beautiful Muncho Lake, British Columbia at Northern Rockies Lodge, located directly on the Alaska Highway half-way between Fort Nelson, British Columbia and Watson Lake, Yukon for easy access via car or bus.

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Part Two: The Flight


Our northbound, 1.5 hour flight follows the famous Alaska Highway over BC’s remote northern Rockies before crossing the mighty Liard River. Witness the vastness of the southeastern Yukon and the rugged Mackenzie Mountains as we enter Canada’s Northwest Territories. We follow the Caribou Range, cross the Flat River near Albert Faille’s trap line cabin before reaching the south Nahanni River. All of our floatplanes feature panoramic windows which allow you unprecedented views of the wild countryside below.

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Part Two: The Flight


Our northbound, 1.5 hour flight follows the famous Alaska Highway over BC’s remote northern Rockies before crossing the mighty Liard River. Witness the vastness of the southeastern Yukon and the rugged Mackenzie Mountains as we enter Canada’s Northwest Territories. We follow the Caribou Range, cross the Flat River near Albert Faille’s trap line cabin before reaching the south Nahanni River. All of our floatplanes feature panoramic windows which allow you unprecedented views of the wild countryside below.

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Part Three: Boardwalk and FallS


We enjoy a leisurely stroll (30 min.) along the well maintained boardwalk to the upper viewpoint. Enjoy spectacular views and hear the thundering roar of Canada's tallest waterfall. Frequently a Parks Canada interpreter is on hand to provide information on the Nahanni, the native history, early explorers, and plant life.

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Part Three: Boardwalk and FallS


We enjoy a leisurely stroll (30 min.) along the well maintained boardwalk to the upper viewpoint. Enjoy spectacular views and hear the thundering roar of Canada's tallest waterfall. Frequently a Parks Canada interpreter is on hand to provide information on the Nahanni, the native history, early explorers, and plant life.

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Part Four: Lunch at the waterfall


The roaring cataract is an unbeatable backdrop as you enjoy a picnic lunch (provided by us) while sitting on one of the park benches or rocks savoring the sights of Virginia Falls. An option is given to follow a more challenging portage trail and descend to the bottom of Virginia Falls.

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Part Four: Lunch at the waterfall


The roaring cataract is an unbeatable backdrop as you enjoy a picnic lunch (provided by us) while sitting on one of the park benches or rocks savoring the sights of Virginia Falls. An option is given to follow a more challenging portage trail and descend to the bottom of Virginia Falls.

Overview

Visit spectacular Virginia Falls while traveling the famous Alaska Highway! Fly out from the beautiful and conveniently located Northern Rockies Lodge in Muncho Lake at Mile 462 of the Alaska Highway to Nahanni National Park, Canada’s first UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy the breathtaking view and thunderous roar of the iconic Virginia Falls, soar along some of Canada's deepest canyons.

Your bushpilot Urs has been flying guests into the Nahanni for over 35 years. His well maintained fleet of modern turbine powered float planes seat 6 and 9 passengers. Urs' vast experience in flying float planes to Nahanni and into the Northern Rocky Mountains gives you an opportunity to experience the Nahanni with a pilot who has flown thousands of hours in the vast wilderness of Northern Canada.


2016 Rates

All prices are eligible for a 40% discount when paid in US Dollars (variable by currency fluctuations)

Virginia Falls Sightseeing incl. 3 nights Lodging

9 Person Group - $705 CAD pp      8 Person Group - $785 CAD pp
7 Person Group - $845 CAD pp      6 Person Group - $725 CAD pp
5 Person Group - $790 CAD pp      4 Person Group - $975 CAD pp
3 Person Group - $1170 CAD pp       2 Person Group - $1725 CAD pp

Exclusive Air Charter Rate

Prices are based on the private charter of the whole aircraft, not per person.

1 - 6 people - $3000 CAD     7 - 9 people - $4500 CAD

Trip Extensions

Fly over the Nahanni Canyons - $800 CAD     Land at Glacier Lake - $800 CAD
Dinner / Breakfast Meal Plan - $55 pp      American Meal Plan - $78 pp

TIP: Visiting spectacular Virginia Falls is part of our all-inclusive
5 Day or 8 Day Lure of the North Nature Adventure Package. Learn more here.

Interesting in a canoe river adventure trip down the Nahanni river?
We are one of the few air charters licensed to carry external loads into the Nahanni. Learn more here.