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Tour Charlie

Beautiful View of Bear Valley

Fly Through Canyons

See Popular Lakes in Big Bear

35 Minute Ultimate Big Bear Alpine Adventure Ride

Tour Charlie will take you over the top of Big Bear Lake, Green Valley Lake and direct to the picturesque Lake Arrowhead. Along the route, you’ll glide through the rough land of the Holcomb Valley. We’ll then cut through the Santa Ana Canyon to get to beautiful Bear Creek Canyon snaking our way through this canyon’s caverns where you will discover a secret waterfall. Afterwards, we will zig zag through the rugged country of the Bear Creek to Big Bear Lake Dam and then towards Castle Rock with the Big Bear Lake Village. Just beyond the slopes, there are views in all directions of the beautiful Bear Valley.

What You’ll See

Big Bear Lake

Holcomb Valley

Santa Ana Canyon

Bear Creek Canyon

Big Bear Lake Dam

Castle Rock

Van Dusen Canyon and More!

Trip Details


  • $240 per person for 2
  • $210 per person for 3

Departure time

10am to 5pm

Meeting point

Big Bear Airport Terminal, 501 Valley Blvd. Big Bear, CA 92314
Upon arrival, go through the main door to the left of Barnstorm Cafe.


Year-round, 7 days a week


35 minutes

Group size

Minimum 2, maximum 3

Participation requirements

  • All Ages Welcome 
  • Children under 2 years  (max weight of 40 pounds) may ride as a lap child, provided that there are 2 full-paying adults booked onto the flight. Appropriate headphones will be provided and ages 2 years and up must be able to be fastened in their own seat.
  • Max weight per passenger is 300 pounds (per FAA regulations). If the total combined passenger weight of the group exceeds 500lbs, please contact prior to booking.


  • 35 minute flight
  • Noise canceling headphones

Not included

Gratuity for pilot or ground crew

What to bring

We recommend clothing that is casual and comfortable and that you bring a jacket or sweater with you. The only restriction is high-heeled shoes which can make it difficult to get in and out of the aircraft. Bring a camera to snap lasting memories!

About your guide

1 pilot

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