Flying over Yosemite National Park

Have you ever thought of admiring the beauty of the Yosemite National Park in California from another perspective? Specifically, from above?

This type of experience is designed for those who cannot walk or for those who are after a unique and different experience.

Such a visit to the Yosemite National Park is suitable for those which find walking along the park trails quite difficult or those who are simply looking for a unique experience. You’ll still get to admire the high granite walls, the waterfalls, the streams and all that the park has to offer.

Parco Nazionale di Yosemite

Hundreds of tourists from all over the world visit the aboard the small aircrafts operated by the private company Airborn. Those who live in the area also go to Oakhurst, in Madera County, looking for an adventure to remember forever.

Visiting Yosemite National Park and the High Sierra from aboard a plane is a magical experience for all ages, especially for those who are unable to walk,” says Therese Williams, Head of Public Relations at Visit Yosemite Madera County.


The tours are operated by small CESSNA planes that can accommodate up to 3 people at a time. They depart from the Mariposa / Yosemite airport and the fares start at USD 199 per person. During this 1-hour tour, the pilot will describe in detail the panorama visible from above.

“We are the closest point to the main entrance of Yosemite National Park. It’s really an experience not to be missed. The marvelous view that you can admire will give you goosebumps” says Anthony Borreson, Manager of the Mariposa / Yosemite airport.

Mariposa Airport offers flights that depart seven days a week and all pilots are licensed.


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