A Bird's Eye View

Explore Thunder Bay From the Sky

An aerial tour of the rugged coastline of Lake Superior and a fly over of the famed Sleeping Giant is something you will want to put on your “must do” list on your visit to Thunder Bay this summer.

To take to the skies for an aerial tour of the Lakehead, first determine how you would prefer to fly: float plane or helicopter.

With its fleet of safe, dependable deHavilland float planes, Wilderness North will provide visitors with a trill of a lifetime and an opportunity for adventure that is sure to leave lasting memories.

Wisk Air provides transportation and sightseeing tours in and around Thunder Bay via helicopter. See the skyline of Thunder Bay and the wonder of Kakabeka Falls from the air and fly over the famous Sleeping Giant as well as the incredible Porphyry Island. 

The special excursion fly over’s will allow guests to view and photograph Northwest Ontario’s most famous landmark the Sleeping Giant as well as the lush boreal forests surrounding the city.

Float planes and helicopters are perfect for capturing images from the air. Every seat will have it’s own viewing opportunities and each plane in the Wilderness North fleet offers guests the chance to sit in the "co-pilot" seat where the window can be opened - perfect for video capturing.

Close Up Views And More!

From the air guests will experience unparalleled views and have more chances to capture the photos or video they want. There is no better way to get an aerial view of Northwest Ontario.

These unforgettable flying excursions can even include a landing at remote harbour for a break and special snacks.  To find out more, visit Wilderness North or WiskAir

About John Cameron

John knows what Northwest Ontario and Thunder Bay has to offer as a tourism destination. A life long resident of the region, John has lived in Thunder Bay for over 30 years. A former sports journalist, John has a passion sports having worked in television, radio and print. He continues to write a weekly column on curling for Thunder Bay’s daily paper, the Chronicle Journal. John works as a development officer for Tourism Thunder Bay with sports tourism a key part of his portfolio.

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