Fort McMurray Tours

Flying High

Aerial Tour $374 per package (Thursday to Sundays only)

See Fort McMurray like you’ve never seen it before, from the sky! McMurray Aviation and Sawridge Inn want you to be whisked away with our Flying High package.

Enjoy a glass of wine or a cold beer and relax while you are taken on a one hour flight and see the Oilsands, downtown Fort McMurray and some of our outlying communities from above.

Included in the package:

  • One hour tour of Fort McMurray with McMurray Aviation
  • One night stay at the Sawridge Inn with breakfast for two
  • Transportation from Sawridge Inn Fort McMurray to McMurray Aviation


  • Add to the evening a bottle of wine, beer or champagne
  • Upgrade from a standard room to a suite

Click here to book this package! 

Oil Sands Discovery Centre

Covering more than 142,000 square kilometers, the Alberta Oil Sands is the world’s largest single oil deposit. The ingenuity and scale that went into tapping into the rich resource is a thrill to experience.

Learn about how the government and corporations are working together to preserve the environment and build a sustainable energy project. The Oil Sands drive a global Canadian economy, so visit the Discovery Centre and learn how the oilsands came to be and how it
works today.

Admission includes:

  • Demonstration of the extraction process
  • “Quest for Energy” and “Pay Dirt - Alberta’s Oil Sands: Century in the Making” Films
  • Access to the exhibit halls
  • Link to the Oilsands discovery centre

Click here to visit their website.

Alta-Can Tour

The northern lights are a marvel to behold, particularly as you move further north. The Alta-Can Aurora tours provide a great opportunity to take in a guided exploration of this natural phenomenon. Besides the pretty lights, you can also experience the great nature of Northern Canada, shop in Fort McMurray or even take in some winter sports!

This is more than just a chance to explore the northern lights; it’s a great getaway for family and friends to experience the best of Northern Alberta.

Tour Details:

  • Guided tour service
  • On staff photographer and astronomer
  • Meals included
  • Optional skiing, oil sands tours and shopping
  • Of course, great accommodations with Sawridge Inn Fort McMurray!

For more information, view the Alta-Can website at

Experience the Energy Tour

Marvel at the sheer power and technology that goes into one of the world’s biggest industrial projects. Take a guided tour of the Suncor Energy operations and get a firsthand understanding of how this organization is driving the Alberta economy in a sustainable way.

This guided tour is fun and educational, something that is perfect for a family outing. With cozy accommodations, meals and a guided program, this inclusive tour becomes an event all to itself.

Tour Details:

  • 2 day Experience the Energy Tour
  • Accommodations
  • Breakfast
  • Guided program
  • Admission to Oil Sands Discovery Centre

To book a tour or for additional information click here.