Exclusive Best of Juneau, Ketchikan, and Victoria Package
Scenic Glacier Tour via Helicopter
Take a thrilling helicopter tour of Alaska's magnificent glaciers before landing on one to explore it up close. This Alaska helicopter icefield excursion is perfect for adventurers of all ages.
To start off your helicopter icefield Juneau tour, the helpful and courteous ground crew will help you board your modern helicopter before take off on this fantastic Juneau glacier tour. In Alaska, helicopter tours are only the first step on your journey into the wild. Your experienced pilot will fly you over the enormous ice formations, deep-blue crevasses, and glistening ice rivers of Alaska while pointing out the once in a lifetime views out each window.
Your Juneau shore excursion will take you over the spectacular rock formations and icefalls of the Juneau Icefield as it heads toward the Herbert, Taku, Lemon, or Norris Glacier. Depending on weather conditions, your skilled pilot will choose the best glacier to touch down on, so you can do a little ice exploration.
Upon reaching your destination, your expert pilot becomes your knowledgeable guide, shutting down the helicopter to escort you on an informative, relaxing walk across the glacier. Your guide will give you some details on your natural surrounding and deep history of these immaculate ice formations. Snowshoes are provided to give you an authentic Alaskan experience on the frozen glacier.
After 20 minutes or so strolling the blue-hued face of the glacier, you'll climb back aboard the helicopter and lift off, watching your tracks in the snow disappear below you as you climb high into the crisp, cool air of Alaska. Your helicopter tour continues as you head back to the heliport and snap pictures of the breathtaking scenery of the Alaskan wilderness on the way.
The Juneau helicopter excursion lasts approximately one hour from the time it lifts off until it returns to the heliport, but will vary depending on which glacier your pilot determines to be the best on the day of your tour, based on weather and glacier conditions.
See the glaciers before they disappear on this truly unforgettable Juneau tour of Alaska's icy giants. Get the full picture of these behemoths from the helicopter before landing amongst the glaciers to get a greater understanding of their majesty.
See Historical Saxman Native Village, City and Wildlife
This Ketchikan guided tour includes sights in the Ketchikan area, an exclusive stop at eagle point and time at Saxman Native village.
Enjoy the city tour of Ketchikan aboard a deluxe motor coach or private 15 passenger van. The views are outstanding as you travel past the rustic waterfront, boat harbors and the picturesque city park. You will stop near one of Ketchikan's private salmon canneries at Eagle point. This is an exclusive stop where Eagles and Harbor seals are almost always in attendance. See a salmon ladder and watch salmon spring from the rushing water en route to the spawning grounds (late July through September). A stop will also be made for a brief introduction to a rainforest.
At Saxman Native Village, you'll gaze and be amazed at the world's largest standing collection of totem poles. On this Ketchikan tour you will hear the legends and stories of these ancient and majestic totem poles, and learn how and why they were made. You will also make an exterior-only visit to the Clan House, where your guide will explain some of the many carved figures. You will then have a short amount of free time to visit the Village Store and Artists Co-op, where authentic arts and crafts are made by Saxman Natives. This Alaska excursion does not include carving or native performances.
Once back in town, a stop will be made at Historic Creek Street. This was Ketchikan's former busy red light district, and is now home to the world-famous Dolly's House Museum. Guests can choose to either end the tour at Historic Creek Street (an approximately 10 minute walk from the cruise pier), or be returned to the pier.
Discover the sights of Victoria on an open-air bus or classic turn-of-the-century trolley bus. This Victoria hop-on, hop-off bus tour with on-board commentary gives you a quick way to see the main attractions of this beautiful city. Even better, you can hop on and off the buses at any of the stops, giving you the opportunity to see the sights at your own pace!
Victoria proves a gentle blend of colonial England and up-to-date Western Canada. The capital city of British Columbia, Victoria is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada's Pacific coast. Named after Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom and the Dominion of Canada, Victoria is one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest, with British settlement beginning in 1841. The city has retained a large number of its historic buildings, in particular its two most famous landmarks, the British Columbia Parliament Buildings (home of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia) and the Empress Hotel.
The city's Chinatown is the second oldest in North America after San Francisco's. Whether you want to visit the major attractions, spend time shopping, or visit one of the many fine restaurants, this is the tour for you! Book this flexible sightseeing tour of Victoria today.
Please Note: There are 20 stops on this route and it takes approximately 90 minutes to complete the route without getting off. The bus runs every 30 to 45 minutes. A 90-minute evening city tour runs on Thursdays and Saturdays. The evening city tour does not operate as a hop-on, hop-off tour. The tours are narrated in English. First and last tour times will be detailed in your electronic ticket.
The route includes the following stops:
- Welcome Center
- Ocean Point
- Saint Andrews Cathedral
- Christ Church Anglican Cathedral
- Saint Ann's Academy
- Royal B.C. Museum
- Inner Harbour
- Harbour Towers
- James Bay
- Fisherman's Wharf Park
- Ogden Point Cruise Ship Terminal
- Mile Zero Park
- Beacon Hill Petting Zoo
- Gonzales Beach (Foul Bay)
- Oak Bay Marina
- Oak Bay Village
- Government House Gardens
- Victoria Art Gallery
- Craigdarroch Castle
To see a map of the stops that are included in this tour, please CLICK HERE.