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Extreme Sports & Adrenaline

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Carson City: Hot Air Balloon Flight

1. Carson City: Hot Air Balloon Flight

Fly high in the sky in your balloon. Witness breathtaking scenery and incredible wildlife. Benefit from professionals with two decades worth of hot air ballooning experience. Enjoy an invigorating Nevada hot air balloon tour with unparalleled, panoramic views of Carson Valley. See wildlife like bald and golden eagles, prairie falcon, red-tailed hawks, deer, and more. Relish the views of the Carson River and Carson Range. See the spur of the Sierra Nevada, including the Jobs Peak. Some flights are even lucky enough to see Lake Tahoe over the mountains. Learn from your pilot about historical and popular points of interest. Take comfort in knowing you're in the hands of balloon experts with more than two decades worth of experience, and get ready to float high above Nevada.

Lake Tahoe: Zephyr Cove Helicopter Flight

2. Lake Tahoe: Zephyr Cove Helicopter Flight

Take off from south of Lake Tahoe and fly along the east shore into the state of Nevada. Witness the beautiful indigo blue waters and teal shorelines as you fly to Zephyr Cove. After circling Zephyr Cove, fly west along the south shoreline past Fallen Leaf Lake and Cascade Lake to Emerald Bay. Take in the beautiful views from the helicopter for an adventure that will last long in the memory.

Lake Tahoe: Emerald Bay Helicopter Flight

3. Lake Tahoe: Emerald Bay Helicopter Flight

Take off from south Lake Tahoe and enjoy fantastic scenery on a helicopter flight. See several scenic landmarks including Fallen Leaf Lake, Cascade Lake, Taylor Creek, and Pope Beach as you fly towards breathtaking Emerald Bay. Admire the views of granite and forested landscapes surrounding Emerald Bay. See Eagle Falls which feeds into the lakes shimmering emerald-green waters. Take in these incredible sights from a helicopter for a truly memorable experience over Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe: Sand Harbor Helicopter Flight

4. Lake Tahoe: Sand Harbor Helicopter Flight

Set off from south of Southern Lake Tahoe and discover the gorgeous sand and multi-colored waters of Sand Harbor from the air. Fly over some of the locals' best kept secrets, other hidden beaches, and bays along the east shoreline such as Glenbrook Bay, Secret Harbor, Skunk Harbor, and Chimney Beach. After reaching Sand Harbor, ascend for a look at Marlette Lake which is located at 7,841 feet above sea level. Take in these incredible sights from a helicopter which provides an unparalleled perspective that you will remember for a lifetime.

Lake Tahoe: 30-Minute Helicopter Tour

5. Lake Tahoe: 30-Minute Helicopter Tour

Embark on a fun and unique tour experience as you explore the Lake Tahoe area in a helicopter. See waterfalls, lakes, and mountains from above, reaching an elevation of 9,984 feet. Begin your adventure at the South Tahoe Airport, then admire the views as you head to Emerald Bay. Continue south along the mountains over Cascade Lake, then past Mount Talla and over the shoreline of Fallen Leaf Lake. Turn west over Glen Alpine Creek and marvel at the falls below. Then Continue climbing towards Pyramid Peak. Admire the landscape below, dotted with lakes and waterfalls. Drop 500 feet as you fly over Lake Aloha and past Horsetail Falls. Pass over upper and lower Echo Lake and then return to the airport.

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What people are saying about Sierra Nevada, CA

The pilot and the crew were amazing the ride was so smooth and pleasant ,it was lots of fun. I highly recommend.

Matt was knowledgeable. Great way to take in Tahoe.