Scenic Airplane Tours

Airplane Rides for All Seasons

Enjoy the beautiful views of the northwoods as only experienced from the air.

  • Take in the hundreds of lakes and rivers
  • Fly along the Lake Superior shoreline
  • Experience the Porcupine Mountains

Scenic flights can be experienced as a passenger or as a flying student--with your hands on the yoke. Tours can be taken in our Float Plane or Land Plane. If you would like we can even pick you up at your dock!

Spring: The lighthouses of Lake Superior can be experienced. Fly over the many lakes and wave at the fishermen in their boats.

Summer: You can experince summer greenery  with the vast northwoods below you.

Fall: The color change of the maples and tamarack trees is almost surreal. See the cranberry harvest from a new perspective.

Winter:  You can view animals from the sky such as deer or wolves in the winter when the trees are naked.

Airplane Tours & Pricing

With our tours you pay one price for the airplane, pilot and up to three sightseers.
No confusing price break-down and always amazing views.

See the many lakes in Northern Wisconsin from the air. Our lake tour includes Lac du Flambeau, Minocqua, and Manitowish Waters. Take our Superior Tour and see some of the most beautiful shoreline in the world along Lake Superior.

If one of our regular tours does not cover what your group would like to see, let us know, we can custom design a tour to suit your needs.

Float Plane Tours

$300 / Hour

  • Up to 3 Sightseers
  • Pick Up at Your Dock Available

Land Plane Tours

$175 / Hour

  • Up to 3 Sightseers
  • Manitowish Waters Or Ironwood Airports

Themed Airplane Tours

Themed Airplane Rides

Historical Mining Aerial Tour

Experience the historical mining areas of Northern WI and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan during this fascinating airplane tour with sight seeing expert and pilot Bill Lauer! Learn the history of mining through a birds-eye view of how the mining companies and their corresponding communities developed!

Themed Airplane Rides

Woodland Highway Aerial Tour

Follow the footsteps of Native Americans, French explorers and first settlers as they journeyed through Iron County, WI on the famous Flambeau Trail. On this amazing airplane tour with expert guide and pilot Bill Lauer you will learn how transportation, via this ancient “woodland highway” and later by railroad opened up northern WI to development

Reviews from TripAdvisor

Lauer Aviation is the #1 Rated Attraction in Mercer, WI on TripAdvisor.