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Helicopter Dog Sledding

Price: $609.00
This tour operates from May to September.
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Juneau Dog Sledding & Helicopter Tour

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 helicopter 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.

During this Juneau shore excursion, your experienced pilot will fly you over the colossal ice fields and 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 Juneau shore tour's 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 helicopter dog sled 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 Juneau shore excursion tour today because space is limited.

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic, Active
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours 10 Minutes
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
As you will be visiting a river of ice, dress in layers with a coat. Guests may also wish to bring gloves and a hat. Sunglasses are highly recommended for glare off the ice. You will be provided with glacier over-boots which fit over your tennis shoe or walking shoe. Shoes with heels can not be accommodated. Socks are highly recommended. There is a no bag policy in the helicopter. Safe storage will be provided at the office.
Restrictions
All guests, regardless of age must purchase a seat and be able to be belted in. This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Persons weighing more than 280 pounds fully-clothed must pay an additional fee.
5 Stars5Based On 68 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsDog sleddingAugust 06, 2019

Reviewer: Carol van Haandel
Great trip had a ball.

5 StarsBucket List x2July 31, 2019

Reviewer: Lori Powell
Helicopter Ride and Dogsledding were both on my bucket list so this was an easy choice that was so worth it! I hold high expectations and this did not disappoint!

5 StarsHelicopter Dog Sledding July 28, 2019

Reviewer: Brandon Bryant
This was a great experience for both my wife and I. I highly recommend this excursion. I only wish we had more time to take in the beauty!

5 StarsBucket list checkJuly 26, 2019

Reviewer: Michelle
This was an amazing excursion!! More than I bargained for!! The helicopter pilot was very helpful and knowledgeable about the area. The team at the glacier along with the musher were as well knowledgeable in their areas and helpful to all the patrons and animals. The ground crews at the departure areas and at the helicopter area were very helpful. Riding on the sled behind the dogs and being allowed to stand and mush was a definite one for the bucket list!! Truly amazing. Also standing on a glacier and being educated about the glaciers and the sled dogs was awesome. They did a fantastic job!!

5 StarsJune vacation July 14, 2019

Reviewer: Gail Franklin
We had a wonderful time on this excursion. It was a once in a lifetime adventure. I highly recommend it

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