3 ¼ Hour Duration
A full hour on the glacier
See Juneau’s Massive Icefield
With landing on remote Norris Glacier
Husky Dogsled Ride
2-miles across a wild snowfield
Book early to guarantee a spot
If you’re like many who cruise to Juneau, a dog sledding Alaska excursion is on your bucket list. The Glacier Dog Sled Adventure offers a truly authentic experience atop the gorgeous Norris Glacier! Learn about the fascinating history and lifestyle of Alaskan dogsledding from professional Iditarod and Yukon Quest dog mushers. This exclusive tour begins with an exhilarating helicopter ride over Juneau’s Icefield before landing at ‘Dog World’. You’ll meet your guide as well as your team of excited Alaskan Huskies who are eagerly waiting to run across the snow-capped glacier. Then, you’ll board the sled and at the musher’s signal, the dogs are off! The thrill and excitement of a dogsled ride in this incredible landscape is an experience you’ll remember for a lifetime. But, be sure to book your seats early on the Glacier Dog Sled Adventure, as dog sledding Alaska excursions are always in high demand!
Your Juneau dogsled adventure begins with a convenient pickup next to the cruise ship docks. Then, it’s just a short drive through town to the helicopter base on Douglas Island for gear fitting and a brief safety orientation. Excitement brews as you head to your helicopter to begin your epic flightseeing journey! Enjoy jaw-dropping views of the Tongass National Forest and Juneau’s Icefield, keeping your eyes peeled for wildlife and calving glaciers. Upon arrival at the dog camp, your guide and professional musher teaches you the commands and basics of sled handling. Observe how these excitable Alaskan Huskies respond with a wagging tail and a true desire to run the trail! During your two-mile Glacier Dog Sled Adventure, a photographer captures frame-worthy photos that you’ll be able to view and purchase at the end of tour. After your full-hour of fun on the glacier, enjoy another breathtaking flight back to the helicopter base.
This excursion will leave you with unforgettable and fond memories of your time in Juneau, as well as a checkmark next to an epic Alaskan adventure on your bucket list. If you’re looking for a dog sledding Alaska excursion that includes an in-depth glacier experience, then check out the Helicopter Dogsledding with Extra Landing.