5 star rating: Highly Recommended 28 Reviews

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  • Location: Juneau, Alaska
  • Duration:  2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
While in port in Juneau, take advantage of Alaska’s incredible scenery on this two-part shore excursion. Take to the skies on a helicopter tour over the stunning Juneau Icefield, and land on the awe-inspiring Herbert, Taku, Lemon or Norris Glacier for an astounding walkabout amidst the spectacular glacial landscape.

Highlights

  • Experience Alaska’s glacial scenery from two perspectives
  • Fly over the Juneau Icefield on a narrated helicopter flight
  • Land on a glacier for a guided walk on the Juneau Icefield
  • Learn about your surroundings from your expert pilot-guide
  • Covered by Viator’s worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

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What You Can Expect

Juneau Shore Excursion: Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk

Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk

When your cruise ship docks at the Juneau port, you’ll be picked up from the cruise terminal and you’ll kick off your Alaskan experience with an informative and entertaining van ride from your Juneau hotel to the heliport to begin your amazing helicopter tour.

Enjoy stellar aerial views as you soar over rock formations and icefalls while learning about the spectacular sights from your knowledgeable pilot, who’ll act as your guide for your entire experience, including your landing and walkabout on the glacier. Make your way by helicopter to either the Herbert Glacier, Taku Glacier, Lemon Glacier or Norris Glacier, descending to the glacier below for the second part of your tour.

When you land, you’ll be taken on a serene walk along the glacier surface, nestled among mountain peaks blanketed in ice and snow – a beautiful sight! You'll learn about your surroundings and be free to ask your pilot-guide any questions you have about Alaska’s natural history, geology, meteorology and more. Be sure to dress warmly, as it can be quite cold on the glacier.

After your time on the icefield, savor more aerial views on your helicopter flight back to Juneau. Upon landing, you’ll have the oppurtunity for final photos and time to warm up before enjoying a return van trip back to your cruise port.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Juneau port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of- call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

We highly recommend this excursion! It was spectacular!!! I will be doing it again when we go back! It was definitely a highlight of our trip to Alaska!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2014

This was a fabulous tour. Our guide Luke was so professional and informative but also friendly and a pleasure to fly with. The glacier was so much more than I ever expected. Thanks for affording us the opportunity to see this wonderful site and explore one of this country's most beautiful sites.

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