4 ¼ Hours Duration
From pick-up to drop-off
Guided Glacier Walk
2 Hours of Exploration
Scenic Helicopter Flight
Over Juneau’s Massive Icefield
Limited Seats Available
Book Early, Seats Won’t Last
Like most of Alaska, the Juneau Icefield is largely inaccessible without taking to the skies. Therefore, the Helicopter Glacier Trek is a perfect choice to immerse yourself in the raw beauty of this breathtaking land. Soar over glaciers and snow-capped peaks for incredible views that you won’t soon forget! Then, adventure awaits you on ancient ice that transforms the terrain daily in this popular Mendenhall Glacier helicopter tour. With two-hours of exploration, this trek satisfies those looking for fun off the beaten path. Mendenhall is one of the most well-known glaciers, with thousands of visitors catching just a glimpse of it from below. But you can be one of the few that explores the surreal landscape from above on this Mendenhall Glacier helicopter tour! Finally, check walking on an Alaskan glacier off of your bucket list with this once-in-a-lifetime experience that brings excitement and joy to every traveler!
Your tour kicks off right from the cruise docks, with round-trip transportation on this 4 hour and 15-minute helicopter glacier trek. Upon arrival at the helicopter base, gear-fitting and instruction on proper use of the equipment are provided. In preparation, the highly experienced guides will explain the different glacial features and safety requirements. This way you’ll be sure you are ready to explore many remote areas on the glacier. After this, you’ll finally fly over the stunning Juneau Icefield, getting more excited as you anxiously await your first steps on the glacier. It will feel as if you’re in another world, and certainly far away from the crowds, as you explore the frozen rivers of ice, moulins, and deep crevasses.
No experience is required on this helicopter glacier trek! However, guests must be comfortable walking approximately two miles over uneven and sometimes steep terrain. This Mendenhall Glacier helicopter tour is perfect for those looking for an in-depth glacier experience, with the ease of accessing it by helicopter!
Looking for a glacier experience paired with dogsledding? Check out the Helicopter Dogsled Glacier Excursion!