Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the Juneau Shore Excursion: Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
Helecoptered into the Herbert Glacier right next to the Mendenhall glacier and got to actually walk around and explore for quite a while. This was on the bucket list, and it was everything I hoped it would be. It was a pleasant 50F and a little rainy, but that didn't bother anybody. Just an amazing trip, will worth the time and cost.
United States of America
Fantastic tour and well worth the expense although it is expensive. Highly recommend Coastal Helicopters and especially Katie who works there, she is a ROCK STAR. Here's why... My wife and I were doing this tour and I needed a seat belt extender. After a long while searching for one they found they did not have one for the helicopter I was in. Katie kept us informed throughout and then the decision was made to pull us out of the helicopter we were in and put us on a different one with seat belts that I could use. The end result was a private tour with just us and the pilot at no additional expense! Katie took care of everything and was great throughout, she really made us feel at ease and was very professional.
Flying to the glacier was smooth and easy and we felt very safe. Once we got on the glacier it was freakin awesome! To jump around on it, see the blue pools of water that were so deep you can't see the bottom, drinking the water and the overall beauty was fantastic. Simply a thrill!
Highly recommend and saved a lot of money doing this directly instead of through the cruise ship. I will say it again - Coastal was great and made it even more special by how they handled everything.
It was an amazing experience. The helicopter ride was smooth and our pilot/guide found perhaps the best spot on the glacier to land. We were able to get an epic photograph out of it.
DO IT! We booked outside of the cruise, saved money and see something no one else does as they go to a different glacier. Staff was awesome as well.
United States of America
Wow, this was great, blue ice how beautiful. All employees were wonderful. Everyone knew there job and we had a excellent pilot, knew all about the area. If I had the chance I would go again.
Although the weather was rainy when we left the ship, we waited for the pilot to confirm an okay for flight and it was great, no precipitation on the glacier. It was awesome to walk on the glacier and drink glacial water! The whole family was overwhelmed. Well worth it, and we are still talking about it.
Loved this tour!! Casey was excellent and so was the ride. This was my first helicopter ride and I enjoyed it so much. The glacier was unbelievably beautiful. Would absolutely recommend.
Wonderful trip! Beyond our expectations. Beautiful on top of the glacier. Great pilot and boots and raingear provided.
United States of America
Amazing! Spend the money, it's worth every penny!
Breathtaking flight and then landed on Herbert Glacier, no-one else around! Once in a lifetime adventure, don't miss it. They give you ice boots to wear, and are very organized so there is not much waiting.
Everything worked like clockwork and we had an excellent trip and experience flying to and then walking on the Herbert Glacier.
Thank you for a wonderful trip. And a special thank you for fixing the problem with my girlfriends booking number Keiko Shirakata. Thanks to your staff we were able to do this together.
If you get the chance to walk on a glacier do it, first time in a helicopter was amazed at how smooth a ride it was. It was an amazing way to see the glacier, walking on the ice field felt as if you were on another planet. Our pilot as well as all the staff at Coastal helicopters were very wonderful.
This is simply amazing and very professional! We have used Viator twice and both times have been beyond happy! The glacier is beautiful and needs to be seen this way.
Absolutely amazing! Our pilot was A+++! He shared so much of his knowledge about the glaciers with us. Some of the members in our party were very hesitant about the helicopter ride but Jamie made them feel very comfortable. We all absolutely loved it! Thank you, Jamie.
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!
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.
Very experience pilot. Good navigation. The most fun ride of this Alaska trip. Highly recommended.
Breathtaking views. The was the best tour of this type that I have ever taken.
The best. Would definitely do again. Was the highlight of my life. Excellent.