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Review of Ellison Air, Inc

Ellison Air, Inc
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Owner description: Ellison Air is a small family operation that provides quality air tours of Alaska's backcounty. We have been flying Alaska's backcountry for over 35 years and have been in business for over 24 years. We chose our Cessna 206 for it's comfort and optimum viewing in mind. Ellison Air also provide voice-activated headsets for everyone in the aircraft.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time ever in a seaplane and it was amazing. This is a family run firm and they are great, and will tailor your trip to your needs/budget. Bad weather had spoilt much of the viewing during our tour of Alaska and this was our last day.
Our pilot made sure we had some memorable sightings, moose, bison, seals and beluga whales as well as stunning scenery,. When out taxi failed to arrive to take us back to our motel they kindly dropped us there. If you have the opportunity do not miss this exeience.

Thank Carol K
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FlyEllisonAir, Owner at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Carol, Thank you so much for the kind words. We really enjoyed taking you and Lynn out flying with us. John, Jade and I really enjoyed your company. Thank you for making Ellison Air part of your Alaskan adventure.

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

A last minute decision to take to the skies above and around Anchorage led us to Ellison Air. John took us on a quick trip above the city and out to the surrounding rivers and wooded areas. He was a great host and full of knowledge about the area. The skies were clear and we could see for miles! Beautiful glaciers, flatlands, winding rivers, bison, and an elk or two. A great time was had and we will definitely plan to do this again in the future!

Thank Suzanne K
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FlyEllisonAir, Owner at Ellison Air, Inc, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2018

Thank you so much for choosing to include Ellison Air as part of your Alaska Adventure. We always love sharing Alaska with it's visitors. It was great you were able to see some of the Moose in our area as well!

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Reviewed 11 September 2017

With only a small window of time left before the winds were projected to pick up, John squeezed us in for a last minute trip. Our main attractions was the take off and landing on the lakes and he did not disappoint. We took off and landed on several lakes and got to check off one of the "must do's" while in Anchorage. We had a blast!!

Mark and Sherry, Mebane NC

Thank Dawn H
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Ellison Air provided us an unbelievable "only in Alaska" experience with a float plane viewing of seals, whales, and moose over Cook Inlet followed by a pontoon landing on a remote lake and boat ride intimate viewing of a Grizzly Sow and Two -2 year old Cubs. Seeing this much wild life in its natural setting was a once in a lifetime experience. Ellison Air's owner/operator John Ellison ranks over the top for our Anchorage's best Alaska memory.

Thank lynnstasz
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Originally booked a 2-hr flight to spot wildlife and glaciers, however weather front moving thru limited us to only 1-hr. Fortunately, John knew where the best possibilities to see wildlife were. Not many were out roaming around because of the incoming weather, but we did spot a few species. He is very knowledgeable about the terrain and animal trails, and an excellent pilot to boot.

Thank 987Lee
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