Vintage Biplane Rides
Fly Back in Time on an Original 1939 Aircraft!
Daily July and August
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays September 7 to October 6, 2013
10:00am to 6:00pm (weather permitting)
Now you can see our world in an open-air, Vintage biplane as you fly over Upper Canada Village, Upper Canada Golf Course, the Long Sault Parkway, the Lost Villages and the St. Lawrence River... all in ‘plane view’! Choose the short Village Tour or long Seaway Tour! Get some great aerial pictures! Come on - when will you have this chance again?
$79 per person (Plus taxes. Based on 2 passengers per flight)
Fly over Upper Canada Village, Upper Canada Golf Course, Crysler Park Marina and area. (10 to 15 minutes long).
$130 per person (Plus taxes. Based on 2 passengers per flight)
Includes everything in the Village Tour, plus you will take in the Long Sault Parkway, Lost Villages and the St. Lawrence River. (20 to 25 minutes long)
Your Biplane Ride fee also includes admission to Upper Canada Village!!
Round-trip Biplane rides take off from the Airstrip on Country Road 2 across from Upper Canada Village. Turn north off of County Rd 2 at the the St. Lawrence Parks Commission’s Maintenance and Engineering entrance. Parking is available near the strip. Payment is made on location. Visa, Mastercard, Debit and cash are accepted.
As spaces are limited, reservations are recommended.
Frequently Asked Questions
How many passengers can go?
The airplane takes 2 passengers per flight. Passengers sit in the front of the plane.
Can I go by myself?
You can go by yourself, but you will have to pay for both seats so you might as well bring someone along for the ride!
Can children go?
Yes. We recommend that they be over 6 years of age. We have booster seats available for children.
Is this adventure appropriate for the elderly or those with heart conditions, hearing aids or a physical disability?
If they can walk up a flight of stairs without aid they can get into the airplane
Is there a weight limitation?
There is a weight limitation but it is fairly high. Usually around 400 lbs combined passenger weight.
Do people get sick?
We have been doing this for 20 years and have had only 1 person get sick.
Will it make your ears pop?
The "ear popping" syndrome is often an individual phenomenon. Some peoples ears will pop others will not. Generally we do not fly high enough to cause ear popping
Can I bring my camera?
Yes. It should have a neck or wrist strap.
Can I bring a video camera?
Video cameras are encouraged as long as they have a wrist or neck strap
Are there seatbelts?
As a Transport Canada Approved Air Carrier we are mandated to have seatbelts for each passenger. We go one step farther by providing a 4 point seat belt system that includes shoulder harnesses.
Are there headsets on the ride?
No, there are no headsets or formal commentary. But you are able to talk with each other.
How do I know if my flight is cancelled due to bad weather?
We make the decision to cancel due to inclement weather forecasts before 8:00 a.m., and make every effort to contact any persons who are booked on that day to let them know if we do cancel. If you are unsure, we encourage you to call 613-809-6179 to check for cancellations before setting out.
What if I need to cancel?
If you need to cancel please call 613-809-6179
Is there a deposit?
There is no deposit, you only pay upon arrival