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Juneau Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk

Juneau, United States
Juneau Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds


Discover Alaska’s stunning landscapes by air and land on this 2.5-hour helicopter flight and guided glacier walk tour. Take to the skies and enjoy aerial views of Juneau Icefield’s unruly rock formations and icefalls, with a knowledgeable pilot explaining what you see along the way. Then, land on a glacier for a unique walkabout experience in one of more remote spots in the world. Hotel transport from Juneau available. Please note that the shuttle will pick up one hour before listed flight time.
  • Take a helicopter flight over the Juneau Icefield
  • Admire incredible rock formations and icefalls from above
  • Land on a glacier for a guided walk along the icefield
  • Enjoy informative commentary from your expert pilot-guide
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Round-trip helicopter flight
Guided glacier walk
Boots and raincoats, if needed
Hotel pickup and drop-off; Please add an additional 30 minutes in each direction
Pick Up from All Cruise Ship Ports
This operator has two meet-up options available. You can either meet at the departure point below or select a location for pick-up.
Coastal Helicopters , 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

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After booking, the operator will contact you about pickup time.

This activity will end right where it started.
Bundle up for this 2.5-hour tour exploring Alaska’s spectacular glacial landscape. If you’ve opted for hotel pickup in Juneau, enjoy entertaining commentary during the additional 30-minute van ride to the heliport.

Hop into a state-of-the-art helicopter for your memorable flight over Juneau Icefield as you fly toward Taku Glacier, Herbert Glacier, Norris Glacier or Lemon Glacier. Relax and soak in your natural surroundings as your informative pilot points out topographical landmarks and explains Alaska’s natural history, geology and meteorology.

Next, make a smooth landing on a glacier and follow your pilot on a guided walk along the icefield surrounded by peaks covered with snow and ice. Enjoy the different vantage point of the breathtaking scenery and be sure to capture your experience with photos!

After your time on the glacier, savor more aerial views on your helicopter flight back to Juneau. Snap a few final photos and warm up before you’re returned to your hotel.
Stop At:  
Coastal Helicopters
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Herbert Glacier
Fly over the amazing rock formations and icefalls of the Juneau Icefield as you head toward Herbert Glacier, Taku Glacier, Lemon Glacier or Norris Glacier.
Stop At:  
Juneau Icefield
Helicopter tour over the stunning Juneau Icefield
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • 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!
  • If you require hotel pickup, please provide hotel name and location at time of booking
  • 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
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Coastal Helicopters
This experience is non-refundable and cannot be changed for any reason. If you cancel or ask for an amendment, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Juneau Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Juneau Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk.
What is the policy on sanitization during Juneau Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Juneau Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Juneau Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Juneau Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk.

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Traveler Tips

  • "Bring a collapsible cup with you so you can drink the clear, cold water from the glacier." See review
  • "They provided us with glacier walking boots and had extra clothing if we needed." See review


107 Reviews

Reviews by Viator travelers

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A must do bucket lister
, Sep 2021
This was a once in a lifetime experience that I would highly recommend. The entire staff was incredible. I arrived with a broken foot and still they made my experience unforgettable
Definitely book this tour in Juneau
, Aug 2021
This trip was awesome. The staff was kind and incredibly informative and the excursion was unbelievable. Everything went smoothly and we will remember the experience forever.
Amazing Experience
, Aug 2021
Amazing tour and informative tour guide! This was my favorite excursion in Alaska. I would recommend this tour to anyone!
Wonderful adventure!
, Jul 2021
Wonderful flight and views. I definitely recommend this excursion to others. This was my first time on a ice field and flying in a helicopter.
Great experience
, Jun 2021
Our pilot/guide was great. Very personable and knowledgeable. I took my grandson with me and neither of us had been on the helicopter before. Every step was thoroughly explained. Highly recommend.
Great day
, Jun 2021
Our pilot Dan was fun and knowledgeable. The views were spectacular and time exploring the ice field was great. Highly recommend!
A once in a lifetime adventure
, Sep 2019
Having not been to Alaska before I thought it would be awesome to walk on a glacier. The cruise line we were traveling with had this same excursion but at a higher price. It was very easy to find the reps for the tour where they drove us to the Juneau Airport. They provided us with glacier walking boots and had extra clothing if we needed. After a safety briefing, we were put in our seating positions with 6 per helicopter. Our pilot (Casey) and tour guide was awesome. Amazing views during the 15 minute flight than took us around the glacier. Provided great history and facts about the area.
2 travelers found this review helpful
coastal helicopter tour
Robert L
, Aug 2019
This is my favorite excursion that I have ever done. The Staff and the pilot are very organized, professional and friendly. I enjoy it so much that this was my second time in two years. I took a friend of mine who has never done this before and she was in awe of the entire experience.
1 traveler found this review helpful
, Aug 2019
First time in our life to Glacier, what a experience of life time. My wife and I enjoyed so much that I can't explain by writing
1 traveler found this review helpful
Guided Glacier Walk
, Jul 2019
This experience was ahhhhmazing!! The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Going through Viator was cheaper than booking through the cruise line.
1 traveler found this review helpful

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