Looking for an in-depth glacier exploration that doesn't take all day to reach? Then the Helicopter Glacier Trek is the tour for you. Most of the Juneau Icefield is inaccessible without taking to the skies, which is why the Mendenhall Glacier helicopter tour is a perfect choice. Soar over awe-inspiring peaks before landing on one of several glaciers where adventure awaits you on this two-hour trek. Learn about the fascinating ice features from the expert guides as they take you on an unforgettable journey. No experience is required on this helicopter glacier trek, but don’t forget your camera and an adventurous spirit!
This Mendenhall Glacier helicopter tour begins with pickup at the cruise ship docks. Upon arrival at the helicopter base, you’ll be fitted in all of the necessary gear. The experienced and knowledgeable guides will explain the safety requirements and glacial features so that you can explore remote areas on the ever-changing glacier. Let the excitement build as you climb into the helicopter and fly over several glaciers and captivating peaks.
After touching down on the giant icescape, your journey has just begun on this adventurous helicopter glacier trek. Explore deep crevasses, moulins, and frozen rivers of ice as your guides safely navigate you on this two-hour trek. Finally, soak it all in with more breathtaking views during your helicopter flight back to town. Your guide will drive you right back to the cruise ship dock, leaving you with no worries about navigating around Juneau Alaska, and an adventure you will never forget!
For those wanting an even more in-depth glacier exploration that includes ice-climbing, check out the Extended Helicopter Glacier Trek!