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Juneau Shore Excursion: Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk provided by Coastal Helicopters

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Juneau Shore Excursion: Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk

Juneau Shore Excursion: Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk
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Last updated: 26 May 2021
A note from Juneau Shore Excursion: Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk
Facemasks are only required in van transportation and in helicopters
What you can expect during your visit
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
About
Optimize your time on land in Juneau on this combo shore excursion, with a helicopter tour and guided walk on Herbert Glacier included. Tick off these two top Juneau experiences seamlessly with round-trip transfer from your cruise terminal, and benefit from the personalized attention of your small-group guide throughout. Cruise ship passengers please note that the shuttle will pick up one hour before listed flight time.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h 30m
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Highlights
Explore by helicopter for memorable views of Alaska’s glacial landscape
Land on Herbert Glacier for an intimate walking tour
Benefit from the personalized attention of your small-group guide
Enjoy hassle-free round-trip transfer from your cruise terminal one hour before listed time.
What to expect
Enjoy convenient pickup from Juneau port’s cruise terminal or meet at a central location, and listen to informative commentary from your driver en route to the heliport. After a safety briefing, board your helicopter for a ride into Alaskan landscapes difficult to reach by vehicle. Soak up unforgettable views as you fly over icefalls and rock formations. Gain insight into Alaska’s natural history and meteorology from your pilot-guide. Then, your pilot navigates to Herbert Glacier depending on weather conditions. Touch down right onto the glacier surface. Leave the helicopter and do something few people get to do—take a guided walkabout on a glacier nestled high in the mountains, covered with snow and ice. Your pilot-guide points out notable landmarks and explains the local geology. Take your final picture of your stellar surroundings and step back aboard the helicopter. Enjoy the bird’s-eye perspective during your return flight to Juneau. Your Juneau shore excursion ends with van transport back to the cruise terminal. Worry-free Shore Excursion: We ensure your timely return to the Juneau port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money is refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 6251SHOREXICEWALK
Call +852 30184991
Important information
Inclusions
Round-trip helicopter flight • Guided glacier walk • Port pickup and drop-off • Pilot/guide • Boots and raincoats, if needed • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
Exclusions
Gratuities
Duration
2h 30m
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
PICKUPS: CRUISE PASSENGERS: SHUTTLE PICKS UP 1 HOUR BEFORE FLIGHT TIME HOTELS LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN JUNEAU: 1 HOUR BEFORE FLIGHT TIME HOTELS LOCATED BY THE AIRPORT: 30 MINUTES BEFORE FLIGHT TIME SELF-DRIVE/AIRBNB GUESTS: CHECK IN 30 MINUTES BEFORE FLIGHT TIME AT MAIN OFFICE
8995 Yandukin Dr, Juneau, AK 99801, USA Turn right into Airport car rental lot and an immediate left. Drive towards end of parking lot, our main office is located on the ground level. It is a greenish large hangar.
Ports:
Juneau Cruise Ship Terminal Area, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
Juneau Marina, 1110 Jacobsen Dr, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Round-trip helicopter flight • Guided glacier walk • Port pickup and drop-off • Pilot/guide • Boots and raincoats, if needed • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
Exclusions
Gratuities
Departure details
Traveller pickup is offered.
PICKUPS: CRUISE PASSENGERS: SHUTTLE PICKS UP 1 HOUR BEFORE FLIGHT TIME HOTELS LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN JUNEAU: 1 HOUR BEFORE FLIGHT TIME HOTELS LOCATED BY THE AIRPORT: 30 MINUTES BEFORE FLIGHT TIME SELF-DRIVE/AIRBNB GUESTS: CHECK IN 30 MINUTES BEFORE FLIGHT TIME AT MAIN OFFICE
8995 Yandukin Dr, Juneau, AK 99801, USA Turn right into Airport car rental lot and an immediate left. Drive towards end of parking lot, our main office is located on the ground level. It is a greenish large hangar.
Ports:
Juneau Cruise Ship Terminal Area, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
Juneau Marina, 1110 Jacobsen Dr, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
2h 30m
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Not wheelchair accessible
Please note: All passenger names and weights MUST be advised at time of booking, as they are required by the FAA for weight and balance calculations and flight manifesting. To ensure the comfort of all travelers, passengers weighing 280 lbs (127 kg) or more must pay an additional USD$100 to secure extra space in the aircraft. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour
No-bag policy. If you have medical needs that require a carry on, please note at time of booking. All bags brought to base will be stored in the tour office until you return from your flight
Dress warmly and in layers, and wear rubber-soled shoes such as a light hiking boot or athletic shoes. The tour company will provide overshoes and can supply raincoats as needed. Remember to bring your camera, film and binoculars!
Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative time or full refund
Cancellation policy: 100% non-refundable
Please ensure your weight is in the correct format (kgs/lbs) when you include your weight at checkout
PICKUPS: CRUISE PASSENGERS: SHUTTLE PICKS UP 1 HOUR BEFORE FLIGHT TIME HOTELS LOCATED IN DOWNTOWN JUNEAU: 1 HOUR BEFORE FLIGHT TIME HOTELS LOCATED BY THE AIRPORT: 30 MINUTES BEFORE FLIGHT TIME SELF-DRIVE/AIRBNB GUESTS: CHECK IN 30 MINUTES BEFORE FLIGHT TIME AT MAIN OFFICE
Near public transportation
Infant seats available
Most travellers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
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Dana C
Yokosuka, Japan14 contributions
WOW!
Aug 2021 • Friends
Just WOW! From the moment Cassey picked us up in the van to the moment that Deirdre landed us in the helicopter it was a life-changing and amazing experience! Worth every penny! Landing on a glacier and experiencing that environment can’t be explained in words. Highly recommend this trip!
Written 2 August 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

Debbie R
1 contribution
Not ADA compliant as advertised
Feb 2020
We would have loved to have taken this tour of a lifetime and were very excited to see there was a company advertising ADA compliance. That changed when I tried to book the tour. First the tour company said service dogs were not allowed per FAA, then the company emailed that "unfortunately they didn't allow service dogs on any of their tours". After pointing out that the web site states they are ADA the response was that they understood the web site was misleading and would work at correcting. It is our company policy that all seats are considered exit row seats and we operate in an open cockpit with exposed controls. Our helicopters stay running during loading and unloading; we have no way to predict how animals will react in and around active helicopters.

The problem with this response is that it took so long to get a response that they obviously had to write the policy first. No handicapped person is allowed to sit in an exit row. (they allow persons that used wheelchairs and a lift to sit in those same rows). Trained service dogs have to be under control in all noise situations and they have every right to remove them if they are not. If a company is going to say they are ADA complaint they can not choose to comply with only the parts of the law.
Written 13 February 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
SarahL8823
We appreciate feedback and TripAdvisor reviews, thank you for taking the time. We were very accommodating to your concerns and made the necessary and suggested changes on our website. There were a few notes that were untrue in the review: 1. The FAA was never mentioned, this is a company policy and I was very clear on that. 2. You also stated that it took a long time to respond and you stated it was because we were changing our policy. Not correct. Your email was sent Feb 11th @ 3:59am (Alaska Time) and I responded on Feb 12th @ 1:58pm (Alaska Time). We accommodate wheelchair guests utilizing our ADA lift. These guests are seated behind the pilot who have control over the exit door. We have made changes on our website and are not advertising ADA complaint. We changed our verbiage to accommodate ADA lift assistance only. We also provide information regarding service animals on our FAQ page.
Written 14 February 2020
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259CathyA
McMinnville, TN15 contributions
Absolutely THE best tour on our Alaskan adventure!
Aug 2019
Highly recommend this helicopter tour. We didn't get a lot of time on the glacier but the pilot made up for it with drive bys to other glaziers.
Written 2 February 2020
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Exploration585404
United States32 contributions
Great tour
Sep 2019
We had a great time. The pilot was great and narrated the flight to and from Herbert glacier. Much cheaper than than the same tour through the cruise line. No worries about returning back to the cruise ship on time.
Written 16 October 2019
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shalieddy
4 contributions
Out of the world experience !!
Jul 2019
This is an experience I will always remember for a lifetime. Flying above the glaciers then landing on the glaciers and drinking glacial water. The pilot was very nice and offered to take pictures. Don't forget your camera. You will be able to capture such beautiful pictures. It's a must do for anyone visiting Juneau.
Written 15 October 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

slinginglead
Beaumont, TX179 contributions
This is a must do in Juneau
Aug 2019
To be honest, I was not expecting much. I was blown away though. Our Help pilot, Casey, was excellent. He took care of us and his flying was professional and smooth. We landed on a glacier and he stayed there with us and let us look around. We got to taste glacier water, which was AMAZING, and view the wonderful scenery. This will be a must do again. Thank you Coastal for a great time.
Written 29 September 2019
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Julie W
3 contributions
Absolutely Fantastic!
Sep 2019
What a fantastic experience this was, my husband and I had a wonderful time. We were collected just over the road from our cruise ship and driven to the helicopter. Check in and safety briefing went smoothly. To see the Glaciers was stunning. Yes it is pricey, but well worth it. You will not be disappointed!
Written 24 September 2019
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Rolla F
1 contribution
Unique and Informative Experience
Sep 2019
Everyone from check-in to the pilot were friendly and informative. Walking on a glacier is a unique, once in a lifetime experience.
Written 20 September 2019
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Beachbummu77
Racine, WI9 contributions
Great Experience
Aug 2019
Great trip. People were very friendly and very professional. It was nice going to a glacier other than Mendenhall since we were the only ones there. Pilot was great and very friendly and informative.
Written 15 September 2019
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Jamie M
1 contribution
Pricey but worth it.
Sep 2019 • Couples
The trip was pretty pricey, but thought it was worth it. You are only on the ice for 20 minutes (we didnt feel like we needed more than that anyways) and the rest in the air on the helicopter. Gorgeous views of the mountains and ice fields. The staff was quite rude, but it was at the end of the season so they were probably tired of dealing with tourists all summer long. The pilot, however, was fantastic. He was super chipper and friendly. He even took us on a different route than their usual one due to the nice weather.
Written 11 September 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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By: Coastal Helicopters
Joseph C
Joseph C
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An experience of a lifetime
It was an awesome experience, from pick up at the hotel to return. Great staff, amazing helicopter ride to the Mend
brendapM1563FJ
brendapM1563FJ
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It will take your breathe away.
This was a once in a lifetime adventure that I would do again if I could. Our pilot gave us wonderful views and was
2Greek
2Greek
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Personalized Excursion with the YELLOW helicopter!
Breathtaking! From reservations and trip preparations with Sarah to the top of the Icefield with “T”, this tour us
spindeld
spindeld
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Amazing!
This was the first helicopter flight for myself and my two companions! Couldn’t have asked for a better adventure.
Brenda027
Brenda027
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Breath taking views! Luke is an excellent tour guide.
Highly recommend Coastal Helicopter glacier tour, views are breath taking, staff very friendly and helpful. Would d
dalef595
dalef595
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Breathtaking Experience
Got a recommendation from a local that Coastal was the best helicopter outfit in town and I am so glad I took their
tomhQ3972ZP
tomhQ3972ZP
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Remarkable
Must do this in Juneau. The helicopter ride was breathtaking and smooth - it was first helicopter ride for my whole
georgen696
georgen696
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Really great
This is a must do activity. You fly up the mountainside to the glacier field. You can see sheep and goats on the ru
Fearless596677
Fearless596677
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Herbert glacier
My wife and I took our first helicopter ride to Herbert glacier-what an amazing time! We were both in ahh of the am
Mitachak22
Mitachak22
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Exhilarating Dogsledding experience
Stunning landscape, from the helicopter, circling the mountains and glaciers, with the happiest dogsledding ride ev
Mitachak22
Mitachak22
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This was a a real treasure of a trip .
-Brilliant sunshine, warm and pristine whiteness all around, amazing view of the mountains, the only sound is of th
vizmantran
vizmantran
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Glacier visit with family
Had a great time and highly recommend. We had group of 10 people including 4 kids ( Ages 10,7,5,5). 2 helicopters a
robynt939
robynt939
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2 glacier landing
OMg this was the best trip. We did the pilots choice and landed on 2 glaciers and it was fantastic and on the day t
amycenters
amycenters
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One of My All-Time Favorite Things I've Done!
My husband and travel a lot and have done a lot of cool things, but this was one of the best. IT'S SOOOO BEAUTIFUL
Poppy1
Poppy1
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Awesome Helicopter Tour to the Herbert Glaicer
One of the best tours I've ever done. Coastal Helicopters were very Professional from beginning to end. We had a sl
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