The Helicopter Glacier Walkabout tour is your chance to explore the majestic Juneau Icefield, an awe-inspiring landscape of snow-capped peaks and ancient glaciers. Soar over the glaciers and ice formations, taking in the breathtaking views, before landing on the massive ice field for an hour-long trek that will immerse you into this utterly alien landscape. Led by a team of experienced guides, you'll learn about the history and geology of the area as you safely traverse the icy terrain. This non-strenuous tour is the perfect way to experience the wonders of the Juneau Icefield, with its frozen rivers of ice, moulins, and deep crevasses, making it the best Mendenhall glacier helicopter tour in the region.
The Helicopter Glacier Walkabout tour includes round-trip transportation from a meeting spot close to the cruise ship docks. It lasts 3 hours, and depending on the weather conditions, your pilot will land on one of the many glaciers in the area, such as Mendenhall, Taku, Norris, Herbert, Gilkey, Battle, or Tierl. Regardless of which glacier you visit, all of them showcase incredible beauty and allow you to explore the many remote areas of the massive Juneau Icefield, with its frozen rivers of ice, moulins, and deep crevasses. No experience is needed on this Mendenhall glacier helicopter tour, and all necessary equipment, gear, and safety instructions will be provided. However, guests must dress warmly and be comfortable walking on moderately flat, sometimes uneven, and rolling terrain. The Helicopter Glacier Walkabout tour is the perfect choice for those looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience of exploring the icy wonders of a mighty glacier!