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Address: Long Lake, NY 12847
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+1 518-624-3931
Fee: Yes

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A great ride with a friendly pilot. The owner pilot takes great pride in making sure his customers have a memorable and safe flight...and you will. Don't pass up the chance to go.

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Queensbury, New York
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Queensbury, New York
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167 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

A great ride with a friendly pilot. The owner pilot takes great pride in making sure his customers have a memorable and safe flight...and you will. Don't pass up the chance to go.

Thank MikeyBoy12804
Pine Bush
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very nice company. Pilot was great and had great knowledge of the area. Well worth the money. Easy to find with plenty of parking. Great way to view the Adirondacks.

Thank skeesler
Gaffney, South Carolina
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151 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

The owners of the motel where we were staying in Tupper Lake told us about Helms Aero when we checked in, 2 of the group was interested in taking a flight so we arranged it for a morning during our short vacation. Ultimately the 4 of us decided to take the flight - for 2 of us it was mainly... More 

Thank scdak
Morgantown, West Virginia
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36 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

I have flown with Helm's Aero Service for decades. This is a family-owned float plane service, and they fly to just about anywhere in the Adirondacks you want. Price is related to the air time. Very friendly and professional.

Thank Van A
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Had an amazingly enjoyable and delightful tour with Bob on the blue plane!! Loved every minute of his narration. My hubby got to check this off his bucket list! Would totally do this again if back in the area...it was not expensive. $40 per person with a $90 minimum to go up so we opted just the 2 of us.... More 

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Saratoga Springs, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely Amazing!!!!!!!! Pilot is unbelievable and we had the most breathtaking views!!!!! Highly recommend this place is where we will go again can't wait

Thank Sean B
Syracuse, New York
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120 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

It was a gorgeous day when we flew. Bob is our pilot with his blue Cessna plane. The plane can only take total 6 persons (1 pilot + 5 passengers). There is a minimum of $90 per flight. Fee: $40 per adult, children ages 13 and under $20 per person. He took us over Buttermilk falls and flew 3x over... More 

1 Thank kmiggiani
Nyack, United States
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

My dad took my nephews last summer on a seaplane ride and I was envious that I wasn't there to experience it with them. So, while we were up in the Adirondacks again this 4th of July weekend, dad took my to Long Lake for my first seaplane ride. Bob was our pilot and we flew in the blue plane.... More 

Thank Tara H
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic flight!!! The scenery is Beaitiful in Long Lake and surrounding area of the Adirondacks!! Tom Helms is very enjoyable to talk to and very professional!!! Thank You Again for a wonderful time!!

Thank Libbie N
Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We took a sightseeing flight in a seaplane piloted by Mr. Helms in Long Lake, NY in the Adirondack Mountains. The views from the plane were spectacular!! The pilot pointed out various landmarks and told us about the area. It was definitely a "high" point of our vacation.

Thank KMK1992

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