Imagine flying in a helicopter over the Juneau Icefield as Alaska’s scenic beauty passes by the windows. Next, you land on a glacier and climb aboard a dog sled, with a team of huskies pulling you across the ancient snowfields nestled among the peaks of the vast Juneau Icefield. This is your Alaskan helicopter dog sledding adventure.
Enjoy an authentic Juneau dog sledding excursion that combines the unrivaled beauty of touring Alaska’s vast winter wilderness via helicopter with standing on the runners of a dog sled as you cruise over the ice on a traditional dog-powered vehicle.
Your experienced pilot will fly you over the colossal ice formations, deep-blue crevasses, and luminous ice rivers of Alaska while pointing out the once in a lifetime views below. Upon landing at your destination, it's time to take part in Alaska's favorite sport: dog sledding. Glacier-carved peaks open up before you as you approach the dozens of sled dogs, pups, and staff at the dog sled camp.
Upon arriving at the dog camp, the helpful and professional staff will provide you with training and instructions on the finer points of dog sledding, stories about the famous Iditarod race, and a chance to ask questions before the team is hooked up. Then, you’re off in the sled to enjoy the incredible atmosphere as the dogs power you through the crisp Alaskan snow.
Before your helicopter takes you back to base and civilization, make sure to get some pictures with the Alaskan sled dogs in their snowy territory.
This Juneau shore trip includes approximately 30 minutes of roundtrip flying time over the frozen glaciers and breathtaking scenery of Alaska, about 30 minutes with the mushers at the dog camp located on the Juneau Icefield, and approximately 30 minutes of sled time to give everyone a chance to ride the sled.
This Juneau helicopter tour is an ideal combination of highflying exploration and authentic Alaskan dog sledding. It’s the experience of a lifetime for animal lovers in a picturesque winter wonderland. Book your tour today because space is limited.
Reviewer: Theresa Bergman
Pricey - but definitely a ""once in a lifetime"" experience. Loved that you had boots that go over shoes for everyone. My kids (in 20's) thought this was the best excursion of our Alaska trip.
Reviewer: R Haberman
Taking a helicopter ride and being with the dogs was truly an unforgettable experience. However, the pilot didn't really speak to us, explain what we were flying over or seeing and although the mushing was a fun experience, we really just went in one big circle. Glad we did this, just wished it was a little more wow especially for the price we paid.
Reviewer: John Olund
We loved it! Our guide was great and we loved the dogs and enjoyed them so much. The guide took great care of us as we are eighty years old! The helicopter ride was fantastic!
Reviewer: Kimberly Wilkins
It was definitely a good time!!!! I just wish the helicopter ride could have been longer and the dog sledding longer. I definitely felt safe and would do it again if I go back to Alaska.
This was an excellent excursion. I would recommend it to anyone. The helicopter pilot we had was fantastic and the sled dog team was also fantastic. It was one of the best excursion I took on our Alaska cruise.