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This half-day Anchorage helicopter tour takes you over the Chugach Mountains for unparalleled views of Knik Glacier, Whiteout Glacier, Lake George and more. Enjoy live commentary as you fly over glacial fields and valleys, and then experience this surreal landscape up-close when the pilot lands on Colony Glacier. A scenic drive along the National Scenic Byway, with wildlife sightings along the way, and hotel transport are included.

Highlights

  • Glacier helicopter tour with round-trip transport from Anchorage
  • Travel along the National Scenic Byway, stopping for photos and wildlife viewing
  • Take a scenic 1-hour helicopter flight over the Chugach State Park backcountry
  • Enjoy aerial views of Knik Glacier, Lake George, Whiteout Glacier and more
  • Land on Colony Glacier for photos of your awe-inspiring surroundings

What You Can Expect

Helicopter Tour and Glacier Landing from Anchorage

Helicopter Tour from Anchorage

Sit back, relax and get lost in the beauty of Alaska’s epic glacial scenery on this 4-hour helicopter tour. After hotel pickup in Anchorage, continue along the National Scenic Byway, stopping for photos and looking for wildlife, and enjoy water and snacks during the hour-long drive.

Upon arrival, receive a safety briefing for your 30-minute helicopter flight. Then the pilot takes you to the skies for hard-to-beat views of the Chugach Mountains and the Chugach State Park backcountry. Whiteout Glacier, Knik Glacier, and Lake George all are part of your aerial tableau. Listen to commentary from your pilot through your 2-way radio headset.

Next, get ready for a special venture: you’ll actually land on Colony Glacier. For 15 to 20 minutes, explore by foot the beautiful, surreal landscape that includes blue ice and impressive peaks.  

With plenty of photos taken, hop aboard your helicopter for the return flight (also 30 minutes) back to the departure point. Your Anchorage helicopter tour ends with transport back to your hotel.

Customer Reviews

Jill J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This was the high light of our trip. The pilot was awesome. This is one trip everyone should put on their list. Thank you to all for a wonderful day.

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