Please Note: As of August 5th, the dogsled camp in Skagway has been shut down due to weather that has affected the snow conditions around the dog camp. As alternatives, please take a look at our Helicopter & Dogsled Excursion in Juneau, or our Glacier Discovery Helicopter tour also located in Skagway!
Glaciers, dogs, and helicopter rides: what more could you ask for? On the spectacular Skagway Helicopter and Dogsled Excursion, that is exactly what you will get! This incredible tour takes you from the quaint port town of Skagway high onto the Juneau Icefield, where you will be greeted by the excited yips of the true northern athletes, Alaskan sled dogs. This 2-hour Skagway dog sled tour will delight you with glacial views, towering peaks, and a thrilling dog mushing experience. At the dog sled camp, you will even have the opportunity to learn the art of mushing from your experienced guides, and give it a go for yourself! The Skagway Helicopter and Dogsled Excursion is a unique Alaskan excursion that lets you experience both the quintessential sport and breathtaking beauty of this great state.
Your Skagway Helicopter and Dogsled Excursion is a two-hour excursion that will delight you from start to finish. Your excursion takes off right from the historic Skagway waterfront to begin your tour. From here, you will begin your 15 minutes of breathtaking helicopter time over the mountains of Skagway on your journey to Denver Glacier. Here, your Skagway dog sledding tour will begin. You will have 30 minutes to explore the dog sledding camp, interact with the dogs and mushers, and learn about this traditional Alaskan sport. Then, it’s your turn to experience the excitement of mushing! You will hear the energy and joy the dogs feel as they are selected to run, yipping and straining against their harnesses, and you will be given the option to try out mushing for yourself or hand over the reins and enjoy the ride. There is truly nothing like a Skagway dog sled tour on snow! Your Skagway Helicopter and Dogsled Excursion ends with an equally beautiful 15 minutes of helicopter time back to Skagway as you stare down at Denver Glacier and the spectacular Lynn Canal.
Looking for more opportunities to mush on a glacier? Heading to Juneau? Check out the Helicopter Dogsledding with Extra Landing!
2 Hours Duration
From start to finish
Over stunning Skagway glaciers
Land on Remote Glacier
With time for guided exploration
Limited Seats Available
Book early for this popular heli tour
Husky Dogsled Ride
Across a wild snowfield