MyFlight
Smoky Mountain

Helicopter Rides
4.9/5
1,203 reviews

Open Daily

10am – 8pm

Smoky Mountain Helicopter Rides at MyFlight Tours

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Newly Remodeled Facility

MyFlight recently acquired the Smoky Mountain Heliport in 2023. Since then, the entire establishment has been remodeled featuring an all-new VR experience with every ticket. Each rider will experience what it’s like to fly the Smokies even before stepping into the aircraft! Great for families and adventure enthusiasts alike!

smoky mountains helicopter tour desk
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Depart to the Smokys

All rides take off and touch down at MyFlight Smoky Mountains located at 1101 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37876. Our facility is the closest heliport to the Smoky Mountains, ensuring you get immediate, awe-inspiring views for the best price!

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Multiple Ride Paths

Introducing largest selection of ride option yet! Whether you book online or stop by, discover six utterly distinctive and stunning helicopter ride choices. From introductory flights to immersive Great Smoky Mountain experiences, we're confident we have a ride that suits your preference perfectly.

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It’s all About the Experience

We take pride in our 4.9-star Google rating based on 700+ reviews. Come enjoy our exceptional customer service from the moment you take off until you land. Discover why we've swiftly risen to become the premier provider of helicopter sightseeing tours nationwide!

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Top-Rated Safety Standards

We are unwavering in our commitment to safety, with a flawless track record and a strong emphasis on this principle. Through meticulous inspections and strict operational procedures, you can have complete confidence in every departure and arrival.

Virtual Flight Experience included with EVERY ticket

Every ticket now includes a captivating VR immersive journey through all the helicopter tours in the smokies. Prepare to be astonished by our cutting-edge video walls that heighten your senses and provide a taste of flight, amplifying the excitement before you even take off.

Select from the tours below

Smoky Mtn.
VALENTINE’S DAY TOUR

5/5
392 reviews

Valentine’s Day Tours have arrived for all of February! A flight experience that is guaranteed to astonish!

time in flight 25 miles of flight
Island Ferris Wheel
boat icon Titanic Museum
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Perfect for

checkmarks An exciting nighttime experience
Romantic experience

$150PER RIDER

Smoky Mtn.
Intro Flight

4.7/5
1,500 reviews

An introduction to helicopter flight. For those looking to simply say they have been in a helicopter.

time in flight 5 miles of flight
Soaky Water Park
Little Pigeon River
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Perfect for

checkmarks An introductory experience
Unsure passengers

$25PER RIDER

Smoky Mtn.
Quick Hop

4.8/5
1,491 reviews

This short but sweet ride is perfect for anyone who wants to experience the joy of flying in a helicopter at a low cost.

time in flight 10 miles of flight
Downtown Sevierville
Smoky Mtn. Views
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Perfect for

checkmarks First Time Flyers
 Budget-Friendly Option

$45PER RIDER

Smoky Mtn.
Douglas Lake Tour

4.9/5
2201 reviews

A breathtaking scenic flight over the stunning Douglas Lake and surrounding area. It’s an unforgettable adventure!

time in flight 16 miles of flight
Douglas Lake
 Mountain Views
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Perfect for

checkmarks Summertime fun
 Creating lifelong family memories

$80PER RIDER

Smoky Mtn.
Strip Tour

4.8/5
683 reviews

See the iconic Pigeon Forge Strip from an entirely new perspective. This tour makes a great nighttime experience.

time in flight 20 miles of flight
Island Ferris Wheel
boat icon Titanic Museum
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Perfect for

checkmarks An exciting nighttime experience
 Incredible views

$100PER RIDER

Smoky Mtn.
Mountain Jumper

4.9/5
1,302 reviews

A truly once in a lifetime way to explore the Great Smoky Mountains! You don’t want to miss this.

time in flight 30 miles of flight
Smoky Mountain Views
Little Pigeon River
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Perfect for

Adventure enthusiasts
A once in a lifetime experience

$150PER RIDER

Smoky Mtn.
Great Smoky

5/5
1,180 reviews

A truly once in a lifetime way to explore the Great Smoky Mountains! You don’t want to miss this.

time in flight 50 miles of flight
 Fly OVER Bluff Mountain
Little Pigeon River
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Perfect for

Adventure enthusiasts
A once in a lifetime experience

$250PER RIDER

Everything you should know about helicopter rides in the Smoky Mountains

Smoky Mountain Helicopters

MyFlight Tours Smoky Mountains is the latest addition to our rapidly growing list of locations. As a Michigan-based company, we began our expansion to East Tennessee with our Knoxville location in 2022. Early 2023, My Flight Tours had the opportunity to further expand our services to the beautiful East Tennessee region in Sevierville. We are especially excited to have the opportunity to take over Smoky Mountain Helicopter Rides, a company with over 60 years of experience in providing sightseeing tours of the stunning Smoky Mountains. This legacy is something we are proud to continue and build upon, and we look forward to welcoming you aboard to experience the breathtaking scenery for yourself.

With hundreds of thousands of passengers having flown over the Great Smoky Mountain Region with Smoky Mountain Helicopter Rides, we recognize the importance of upholding their reputation and exceeding expectations. Our team of expert pilots and customer service professionals are dedicated to providing you with an unparalleled experience. We are completely redefining Smoky Mountain helicopter rides and we can’t wait to show you what we’ve done.

As you soar above the majestic peaks, rolling hills, and vibrant forests, you’ll be immersed in the natural beauty of the Smokies. Our state-of-the-art helicopters provide the perfect vantage point to take in the unparalleled views of the iconic landmarks, such as Douglas Lake, The Pigeon Forge Strip,  Clingmans Dome and all of the other incredible landmarks, that make the Smoky Mountains such a popular destination.

Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, MyFlight Tours Smoky Mountains promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you with lasting memories. With our commitment to safety, exceptional service, and awe-inspiring views, we invite you to join us on a journey that will take your breath away.

Redefining helicopter rides

At MyFlight Tours, we are revolutionizing helicopter rides to create an unforgettable experience that goes beyond just a simple ride. Our newly renovated 2,000 square foot building sets the stage for a truly immersive adventure that starts the moment you walk through our doors. From the vibrant colors and captivating decor to the friendly staff, we have meticulously planned every detail to transport you into a world of excitement and wonder…and this is all before you even take flight.

Our helicopter rides are not just a sightseeing tour, they’re a must-do family adventure on any trip to the Smoky Mountain Region. From the moment you take off, you’ll be treated to awe-inspiring views of the region’s natural beauty. But we don’t stop there. We’ve got plenty of tricks up our sleeves to surprise and delight even the most unimpressible people. Every aspect of our experience is thoughtfully planned and perfectly curated to ensure that you have an unforgettable experience.

At MyFlight Tours, we’re redefining what it means to take a helicopter ride. We’re not just giving you a ride, we’re providing an experience that will stay with you long after you touch down. So join us for an adventure that is sure to exceed your expectations and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Smoky Mountain Intro Ride

Join us for a thrilling Smoky Mountain Intro Ride, a perfect experience for anyone looking to take their first step into the world of helicopter flight. Our Introductory Ride is designed to give you a taste of what it’s like to soar through the sky. At just $25 per person, it’s a budget-friendly way to experience the excitement of helicopter flight.

Quick Hop Ride

Experience the best of both worlds with our Quick Hop ride. For only $45 per person, you’ll get to enjoy the thrill of flight while taking in the stunning views of downtown Sevierville, Little Pigeon River, and panoramic views of the majestic Smoky Mountains.

This ride is perfect for families and large groups who want to enjoy a sightseeing experience without breaking the bank. You’ll get to see the beauty of the city from a new perspective, as you soar above the landscape in our state-of-the-art helicopter.

Douglas Lake Ride

Join us for an exhilarating tour of Douglas Lake and beyond! Our Douglas Lake Ride offers stunning views of the serene Douglas Lake, the impressive Douglas Lake Dam, and the scenic French Broad River. As you soar through the skies, you’ll be amazed by the panoramic views of the Great Smoky Mountains, making for an unforgettable experience. 

This ride is perfect for anyone looking for an exciting summertime adventure, whether you’re a first-time flyer or a seasoned pro. For the ultimate thrill, we recommend trying the Douglas Lake Ride with the doors off! This will give you an unobstructed view of the breathtaking landscape below, as well as a rush of fresh air that will make your heart race. At $80 per person, this tour is a fantastic value for families or large groups who want to experience the thrill of flight and take in the beauty of East Tennessee’s natural wonders.

The Strip Ride

Experience the ultimate adventure of seeing the iconic Pigeon Forge Strip from above with our breathtaking ride. This ride offers an unparalleled aerial view of the most popular attractions, including the thrilling Soaky Water Park and the bustling Downtown Sevierville. But that’s not all – our flight takes you soaring over the vibrant Pigeon Forge Strip, where you’ll witness the glittering WonderWorks, the impressive Titanic Museum, the stunning Hollywood Wax Museum, and the iconic Island Ferris Wheel. This ride is truly a mesmerizing experience, especially at night when the Strip glows with an enchanting allure. Come and see it all in a way you never have before!

The Strip Tour is perfect for families, couples, or solo travelers looking to explore the city’s must-see sights from a unique perspective. Our expert pilots will provide fascinating commentary throughout the tour, providing you with interesting insights into the area’s history and culture.

The Mountain Jumper Ride

Looking for the ultimate way to experience the stunning mountains of Tennessee? Look no further than our Mountain Jumper – the absolute BEST tour we offer! This fan favorite tour takes you on a breathtaking journey through Pigeon Forge, offering the best views of the majestic mountains.

As you soar between Wears Valley and Bluff Mountain, you’ll be treated to panoramic views of the Smokies that will leave you in awe. With the ability to fly up and over Bluff Mountain, there’s no better way to see the gorgeous mountain range than by flying directly over them. Don’t miss out on this incredible experience that allows you to fully immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Smokies.

Our tours start at just $25

One question we get all the time is: How much does a helicopter ride cost in The Smoky Mountains?

We are passionate about providing helicopter tours that are accessible and affordable for everyone. We believe that the rides of flight should be experienced by all, and that’s why we have designed our rides to cater to a range of budgets.

Our rides range from $25 to $150 per person, making it possible for everyone to experience the beauty and elegance of the Smoky Mountains from above. We are committed to keeping our prices competitive, without sacrificing the quality of our tours or the comfort of our passengers. We believe that everyone deserves to experience the thrill of helicopter flight and the breathtaking views that come with it.

So, whether you are a family on a budget or looking for a more luxurious experience, we have a tour that will suit your needs. Come and join us at our Smoky Mountain location and experience the thrill of helicopter flight at an affordable price.

Kids love it

Helicopter rides are an exhilarating and unique experience that kids of all ages absolutely love. As soon as they step into the helicopter and put on their headset, you can see the excitement in their eyes. From the moment the helicopter takes off, children are captivated by the incredible views from above, feeling like they are flying in a magical world.

One of the most wonderful things about helicopter rides is that children often feel less afraid than their parents.  The highlight of a helicopter ride for kids is often when they get to sit up front with the pilot. As they wear their headset and take in the amazing scenery, they feel like they are flying the helicopter themselves. It’s impossible not to smile when you see a child’s face light up with joy and excitement as they sit up front, taking in the sights and sounds of the world below.

Whether it’s a scenic ride over a beautiful city or a thrilling ride over a stunning landscape, helicopter rides are an unforgettable experience for children. They get to see the world from a completely different perspective and experience the thrill of flying in a helicopter.

Booking and flying are simple

Booking your helicopter ride with MyFlight Tours is easy and convenient. You can book online, give us a call, or simply stop by our location. Online reservations are not required, and we are able to accommodate walk-ins. When you visit us, our friendly and knowledgeable staff will go over all the ride options with you and help you select the perfect tour for your needs.

Before your flight, we’ll take you on a 15-minute immersive experience that will prepare you for the adventure ahead. We recommend that you plan around 35 minutes to an hour for the entire experience, depending on the tour you select. Whether you’re booking for a family vacation or a solo adventure, our quick sales process makes booking as easy as buying coffee at your favorite coffee shop.

At MyFlight Tours, we believe that booking your helicopter ride should be hassle-free and enjoyable. Our staff is dedicated to providing you with exceptional service from start to finish, ensuring that your experience with us is one you’ll never forget.

Awe-inspiring scenery

Get ready for an unparalleled experience that you simply cannot find anywhere else with MyFlight Tours Smoky Mountain Helicopter Rides! Our helicopter rides offer an opportunity to soar above the beautiful Smoky Mountains and take in breathtaking views that will leave you speechless.
You’ll enjoy an unforgettable bird’s-eye view of iconic landmarks such as Douglas Lake, The Pigeon Forge Strip, and the majestic Smoky Mountains. As you fly over the region, you’ll get to witness the natural beauty of the area, the colorful foliage, and the stunning scenery.

Our rides are perfect for families and individuals alike, and we offer a range of ride options to choose from. From our Smoky Mountain Intro ride, which provides an introductory flight over the area, to our Mountain Jumper which is a more extensive ride that covers a larger portion of the mountains, we’ve got something for everyone.

Not only will you experience the thrill and excitement of a helicopter ride, but you’ll also create memories that will last a lifetime. Our staff is dedicated to ensuring your safety and comfort during your ride, so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.

At MyFlight Tours Smoky Mountains, we provide a unique and unforgettable experience that’s perfect for anyone looking for an adventure filled with thrills, excitement, and memories.

Why everyone should book a helicopter ride

Should you really take time out of your vacation to book a helicopter ride in The Smoky Mountains?

The answer is simple: absolutely.

And here are just a few reasons why:

Unmatched Scenery: There’s no better way to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Smoky Mountains than from the air. You’ll be awestruck by the sheer scale of the mountain ranges, the deep valleys, and the winding rivers. It’s a view that will take your breath away and leave you with memories that last a lifetime.

Unique Perspective: Seeing the Smoky Mountains from the air gives you a completely different perspective than you can get from the ground. You’ll be able to see hidden waterfalls, secluded valleys, and mountaintops that are only accessible by helicopter. You’ll also be able to witness the natural beauty of the Smoky Mountains up close, and see how the flora and fauna change with the elevation.

Thrilling Adventure: A helicopter ride in the Smoky Mountains is a thrilling adventure that’s not to be missed. You’ll feel the adrenaline pumping as you soar over the mountains, with the wind rushing past you and the stunning scenery all around. It’s an experience that will make you feel truly alive and leave you with a sense of wonder.

Expert Pilots: Our experienced pilots are trained to provide you with the safest and most comfortable helicopter ride possible. They know the Smoky Mountains like the back of their hand and will provide you with informative commentary about the landmarks and history of the area. You can rest assured that you’re in good hands with our expert pilots.

Unforgettable Memories: Taking a helicopter ride in the Smoky Mountains is an experience that you’ll never forget. It’s the perfect way to celebrate a special occasion or create unforgettable memories with your loved ones. You’ll look back on your helicopter ride with fondness and nostalgia, remembering the stunning views, the exhilarating adventure, and the sense of wonder that it brought.

Helicopter rides are unlike anything you’ve done before

Get ready for an unparalleled experience that you simply cannot find anywhere else with MyFlight Tours Smoky Mountain Helicopter Rides! Our helicopter rides offer an opportunity to soar above the beautiful Smoky Mountains and take in breathtaking views that will leave you speechless.

You’ll enjoy an unforgettable bird’s-eye view of iconic landmarks such as Douglas Lake Ride, The Pigeon Forge Strip Ride, and the majestic Mountain Jumper Ride.

As you fly over the region, you’ll get to witness the natural beauty of the area, the colorful foliage, and the stunning scenery. Our rides are perfect for families and individuals alike, and we offer a range of ride options to choose from. From our Smoky Mountain Quick Hop ride, which provides an introductory flight over the area, to our more extensive rides that cover a larger portion of the mountains, we’ve got something for everyone.


Not only will you experience the thrill and excitement of a helicopter ride, but you’ll also create memories that will last a lifetime. Our staff is dedicated to ensuring your safety and comfort during your ride, so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride.

Our focus: safety

At MyFlight Tours, our team of expert pilots undergo rigorous internal and FAA-regulated commercial training, including emergency procedures, to ensure a safe and seamless journey for every passenger. We spare no effort in ensuring that our helicopters are in top condition and maintained to the highest standards. Our helicopters undergo electronic logging and the most rigorous manufacturer and FAA inspections at regular intervals of 50, 100, 200, 300, and 500 hours of flight time.

Safety is and always will be our top priority. We have stricter than average weather minimums in place to ensure that our flights are not only comfortable but also safe for our passengers. Our experienced pilots are trained to monitor weather conditions closely and make informed decisions based on real-time updates. We never compromise on safety and will never fly in unsafe weather conditions.

With our exceptional safety measures, you can rest assured that you’re in safe hands. It’s no wonder that we have a ZERO incident record, and we’re committed to maintaining this record for your peace of mind. At MyFlight Tours, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Smoky Mountains with complete confidence in our safety and maintenance standards. We want to ensure that you have the best and safest experience possible, from the moment you board the helicopter until the moment you step off.

Booking is quick & easy

Booking a ride with MyFlight Tours is a quick and easy process. We welcome walk-ups at our location, which is located at 1101 Winfield Dunn Parkway right off Highway 66. Our friendly ride experts will be happy to discuss all of our ride options with you and answer any questions you may have. Once you have selected your desired ride, we will take your payment information and get you ready to take to the skies. No need to plan months in advance or make complicated arrangements – with MyFlight Tours, you can book your helicopter ride on a whim, even for same-day bookings.

Effortlessly book your adventure online

We know how important it is to have everything planned ahead of time, especially when it comes to an exciting ride experience. To make things as simple as possible for you, we offer a user-friendly and efficient online booking system. With just a few clicks, you can book your preferred ride option, whether it’s for the same day or weeks in advance. Once your booking is confirmed, you’ll receive an email that includes all the necessary details for your flight, so you can arrive prepared and ready to enjoy your unforgettable adventure. Our goal is to provide a seamless and stress-free experience, allowing you to focus on creating memories that will last a lifetime. Start planning your dream adventure today with ease and convenience!

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REVIEWS

Don’t just take our word for it. View our ever-growing list of happy fliers.

Bree Hamm
Jan, 2024
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We took the Christmas lights tour and it did not disappoint. We enjoyed every second of the flight. Cal was our pilot and he was awesome. Pointed things out and was sure to give both sides of the chopper equal "view love."
We would absolutely do this again. Thank you, My flight for a great trip
Us Mc
Dec, 2023
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I wanted to take my son up and see the lights. It was a short and very exciting trip!! Well worth the money spent for a memory we will both cherish! Abby was excellent with her customer service!
Shoua Yang
October, 2023
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It is so worth the experience. it is so amazing to see how everything looks from above. It was my first along with my bf. And we both loved it! Our captain Lucas was incredible! Very informative. Will definitely come back again. but I honestly have to say, I don't think it was a 20 mins ride like we paid for.
Kandice Ramirez
November, 2023
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Did the My Flight for the first time for my daughter 20th bday. Our pilot was Lucas and he was super friendly and knowledgeable. He handled the helicopter flawlessly! Would definitely recommend the experience...
something fun and different to do! Weather was also perfect!
S Nagi
September, 2023
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All the staff were extremely nice. Spoke loud and clear and made sure we were safely boarded &vice versa. Our pilot, Kory, did an amazing job with the ride. Kept conversation light and humorous. Informed us when coming up on main buildings/landmarks. Made our first helicopter ride a memorable one! Cant wait to fly with them again!
Susan Harder
November, 2023
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This was so much fun. Our pilot Sergio knows the city well. My only wish was, I should have upgraded to a longer flight. Well worth the cost.
Michael Scott
January, 2024
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Abby rob and Leon were awesome. Super friendly and made the process easy for beginners. Highly recommend at 4:50 for a good sunset and seeing the Christmas lights was magical. Go Abby rob and Leon
Michelle Smigiel
June, 2023
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Lucas was a great pilot. Very fun and engaging. We had a wonderful flight. All of the staff was friendly and very helpful. The ride was also very smooth. A truly unique and fun experience.
Shanel Henry
September, 2023
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We had a fantastic time on our flight tour! Sam was an awesome pilot, she made us feel very comfortable. We had the doors of experience and it was well worth it! It was such a fun dye night for my husband and I. We look forward to doing it again!
Brandon Martin
August, 2023
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This was one of the most AMAZING experiences here in Detroit. Our pilot was SAM and she was GREAT! Very knowledgeable of the city and its historical landmarks. Would highly recommend and will be doing again👍🏾👍🏾 …

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All flight paths are subject to change due to FAA Regulations, weather, or other reasons deemed necessary by MyFlight Tours.

All flight paths are subject to change due to FAA Regulations, weather, or other reasons deemed necessary by MyFlight Tours.

All flight paths are subject to change due to FAA Regulations, weather, or other reasons deemed necessary by MyFlight Tours.

All flight paths are subject to change due to FAA Regulations, weather, or other reasons deemed necessary by MyFlight Tours.

All flight paths are subject to change due to FAA Regulations, weather, or other reasons deemed necessary by MyFlight Tours.

All flight paths are subject to change due to FAA Regulations, weather, or other reasons deemed necessary by MyFlight Tours.

All flight paths are subject to change due to FAA Regulations, weather, or other reasons deemed necessary by MyFlight Tours.

All flight paths are subject to change due to FAA Regulations, weather, or other reasons deemed necessary by MyFlight Tours.

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