Helicopter Flightseeing & Glacier Walkabout

Starting at
$474.99 / Person
Juneau, AK
Moderate Activity Level
Minimum age 8 years
Snack Only
3.25 hours
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Helicopter Ride: Step into an A-Star helicopter and embark on a breathtaking journey above Juneau’s diverse ecosystems. Soar over the ancient trees of the Tongass National Forest, dramatic mountain ranges, and expansive flows of ice that change from white to brilliant shades of blue. Your flight reaches its peak with a landing at a base camp nestled on the Mendenhall Glacier.

Glacier Walkabout: Experience an immersive hour-long exploration of the glacier. Capture the stunning scenery in photos, and soak in the magnificent surroundings. This non-strenuous, informative hike, led by expert guides, provides the opportunity to learn about the history and geology of the area as you trek across the icy terrain. Gaze into the depths of blue crevasses, pose for pictures in front of massive ice walls, and drink pure glacial water straight from the source on this unique Alaskan adventure.

What’s Included:

  • Approximately 30 minutes of flightseeing.
  • Protective layers (including rain pants, rain jackets, gloves, and boots).
  • Trekking equipment (crampons, trekking pole, hip pack).
  • Water and a granola bar.

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Requirements & Restrictions: Minimum age – 8 years. Guest must be able to walk unassisted for one-hour on moderately flat but uneven terrain. Due to safety protocols, selfie sticks, iPads, or drones are not allowed on this tour.

What to Bring:Long socks, long pants, warm layers, sunglasses, camera, and credit/debit card or cash for additional purchases.

Good to Know: Tour operator does their best to keep groups together for the flight portion, however, due to safety reasons, groups may be split depending on the weight and balance of the aircraft. Dress appropriately for a 10-15 °F temperature decrease from sea-level (at the cruise ship docks) to the glacier.