Arches National Park Airplane Tour from Moab, UT

Redtail Air Adventures94 W Aviation WayMoab, UT 84532
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Experience all of Arches National Park in only 30 minutes! This Moab scenic air tour will take you over rivers, canyons and arches and offers spectacular sights of Delicate Arch, Courthouse Towers and Devil’s Garden. Take instaworthy photos as you marvel at the world’s largest concentration of natural stone arches and other splendid rock formations.

up to 0.5 hrs 2 to 14 people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Moab Travel Experts
  • Tour duration is approx. 30 minutes. Arrive 20 minutes prior to departure time.
  • Maximum of 9 people per flight.
  • Suitable for all ages! Booster pillows are provided for children ages 2 and older who need their own seats.
  • Includes headsets and live commentary onboard (English only).
  • If you're prone to motion sickness, anti-nausea medication is advised.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Redtail Air is the only air carrier with permits to fly directly over Arches and Canyonlands National Parks!


from Arches National Park Scenic Airplane Tour
Take in the incredible sights of world-famous arches on this 30-minute Arches National Park tour aboard a fixed-wing aircraft. This scenic air tour offers magnificent aerial views from your window seat and onboard narration by your pilot/guide. It's an extraordinary way to experience Arches National Park, particularly when you're short on time.

Arches National Park has the world’s largest concentration of arches—more than 2,000 of these fantastic features. World-famous Delicate Arch can be seen on this Redtail Air Arches scenic air tour. This Moab, Utah, park contains many other splendid rock formations, including cliffs, fins, monuments, and pillars. Superbly colored and varied, views of these features are breathtaking from the ground but even more amazing to behold from the air. Opportunities for unique photography abound! Of all the things to do on this Arches National Park tour, you’ll see more on this air tour than in three days of world-class hiking in the park.

Enjoy visiting all of Arches National Park with no lines, no waits, and no crowds. There is no other way to view this park so comprehensively or comfortably. This scenic air tour will top your adventures in Moab, Utah!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Arches National Park Scenic Airplane Tour

Where does this Moab airplane tour depart?

The Arches National Park Scenic Airplane Tour departs from Canyonlands Field Airport, located approximately 20 minutes from downtown Moab. Check in at the Redtail Aviation counter at 94 W Aviation Way, Moab, UT 84532.

How long is the tour?

Tour duration is approximately 30 minutes.

When should we arrive?

Please arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled flight's departure time.

Is this tour age-appropriate?

All ages are welcome on Redtail's flights, especially on this Moab Desert Arches tour! Children over 24 months must sit in their own seats on the plane. Booster pillows are provided by Redtail Air.

What if I get sick on the flight?

Paper bags are available on all Redtail's flights for passengers feeling queasy. Support bands are available at check-in upon request. Bring anti-nausea medication if you are prone to motion sickness.

Do we actually fly over the national park?

Yes. This tour will take you over Arches National Park where you will see Moab desert arches and the Colorado River!

Are pets allowed on this tour?

Sorry, per FAA regulations, pets are not allowed on the plane. Service animals are allowed with proper documentation indicating that the animal is a service animal.

Is there parking?

Parking is available at the airport free of charge.

What should we wear?

Comfortable clothes and a light jacket are recommended.

What should we bring?

Water, a light jacket, a camera, and sunscreen.

What if I'm running late?

Redtail's aircraft are scheduled for exact departure times. However, they will do their best to accommodate passengers running late. If you are running late, please get in touch with Redtail Air at the number listed on your e-ticket.

Can we bring alcohol?

No, alcohol is not allowed on Redtail's aircrafts.

How many people can fit in a tour?

This is a small plane tour. The minimum number of passengers on a flight is two and the maximum is 9 people per aircraft.

Is the onboard commentary available in other languages?

Redtail Air welcomes all ethnicities on their flights. However, Redtail's guided flights are narrated in English only.

Can this tour accommodate persons with disabilities?

For passengers who may need special assistance, please make a note of any special requests in the tickets' comment section above when booking your reservation.

Can I go on this tour if I'm pregnant?

Yes, women who are expecting are welcome on this tour.

Will there be bathroom breaks?

Redtail's airplanes do not contain restrooms, so please use the restrooms in the terminal prior to your scheduled departure.

What is the tipping policy?

Tips are entirely at a passenger’s discretion, however, if you received great service on your flight then Redtail's pilots will certainly appreciate a gratuity!

What's the weather policy if it rains?

You will still be able to take the tour if it rains, but on the rare occasion, your flight may be canceled due to weather conditions. In those situations, they will work with you to reschedule your flight.