When you visit Southeast Alaska and combine the originators of glacier helicopter tours with Alaska’s largest operating dogsled tour company, you get a once in a lifetime experience. You’ll fly over the lush rainforest, deep blue crevasses and glacier carved peaks as your pilots deliver a spectacular flight seeing tour en route to the dogsled camp on Mendenhall Glacier.
Here the professional musher’s and Alaskan sled dogs will have you driving the team or relaxing in the sled as you take in the awe inspiring scenery. You'll have time to talk with the musher’s about the great 1,000 mile Iditarod race or take pictures with the dogs before your helicopter takes you back to the base. Don’t miss this truly Alaskan experience!
Need to Know:
Note: Flight time is approximately 30 minutes with 55-60 minutes at the dog camp, which includes about 20-25 minutes of dog sledding. The remaining time is for transportation, a safety briefing, outfitting of glacier boots and aircraft assignment. No bags, ipads, tablets, purses, fanny packs, camera bags, diaper bags or GoPro extension poles allowed on the flight. This tour is not offered in late September.
Due to aircraft weight and balance limitations, the flight company charges an additional rate for passengers that weigh 250 lbs. or more. Space is capacity controlled, please call 1.866.625.1167 for assistance.
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Los tours de este nivel requieren una considerable actividad física, como largas caminatas por calles de adoquines o terrenos pronunciados o irregulares, subir escaleras o pasar mucho tiempo de pie. No recomendado para personas con limitaciones físicas. Se recomienda usar calzado cómodo y resistente.