Mendenhall Glacier Helicopter, Guided Walk & Salmon Bake

3.75 hours | Juneau | J N U - 8 1 5
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Points of Interest

  • Mendenhall Glacier
  • Outdoor Adventures
  • Glacier Flightseeing
Shopping Opportunities, Includes meal, Easy activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

This excursion combines Tours 300 and 810! After a short motorcoach ride to Juneau's heliport, you'll enter the cozy cabin of the modern, turbine helicopter, lift off and soar high over alpine ridges towards the Mendenhall Glacier. Cruising above twisted ice spires and deep crevasses, your expert pilot will set down on the surface of the glacier. A walk on Juneau's star attraction is an unforgettable sight. By now, you've probably worked up an appetite and ready for lunch at Salmon Creek. Feast on wild Alaska salmon, barbecue ribs, corn bread and dessert, under protective domes. After enjoying the musical entertainment, take the short walk to Salmon Falls to pan for gold, view spawning salmon (when in season), or the remains of the historic Wagner Mine. Linger in the gift shop or roast marshmallows over the campfire before returning to the pier at your leisure.

Special Notes:

Weight surcharge ($200) may apply on this flight. Due to weight and balance limitations, as well as passenger safety and comfort, the helicopter companies have advised that guests weighing 250 lbs. or more (fully clothed) will be assessed the weight surcharge to reserve adequate space onboard the helicopter. Guests weighing 250 lbs. or more should reserve an extra surcharge ticket and, once onboard, go to the Tour Office to have the ticket charge adjusted down to the surcharge amount. Refer to the FAQ section for important information about flightseeing.

Children under the age of 2 may travel as a lap child at no cost; however, the weight of the child will be added to the weight of the parent on whose lap they will be sitting. Carry-on bags are not allowed and there is limited secure storage at the heliport. iPads, iPad minis, tablets, drones and Go-Pro Sticks or other extendable items are not permitted on tour. Aircraft fly no higher than 7,000 feet. Oxygen for personal use is allowed but must be in the form of an FAA approved portable oxygen concentrator that can be secured to the user's body.

Helicopter excursions are not refundable unless cancelled by 12:00pm on the day after embarkation.

Provided: Glacier overboots

Meal: Wild Alaska salmon, barbecue ribs, au gratin potatoes, baked beans withe reindeer sausage, rice pilaf, salads, cornbread, blueberry cake, coffee, tea and lemonade. Beer, wine and soft drinks are available for purchase.

Unaccompanied Minor Policy: Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children 13 to 17 must have a signed parental consent form to participate without a parent or guardian.

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Check-in & tour to heliport

  • Transport type: Motorcoach
  • Transport Capacity: 53
  • Travel time: 00:20
  • Air conditioned: Yes
  • Wheelchair accessible: No
  • Restroom available: No
  • Shopping available: No
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Outfitting, safety briefing & aircraft assignment

  • Time at site: 00:25
  • Inside visit: Yes
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Walking distance: 30
  • Wheelchair accessible: No
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: No
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Flightseeing to Mendenhall Glacier - approximate flight time

  • Transport type: Helicopter
  • Transport Capacity: 6
  • Travel time: 00:15
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Steps: 3
  • Wheelchair accessible: No
  • Restroom available: No
  • Shopping available: No
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Guided walking tour on glacier

  • Time at site: 00:25
  • Inside visit: No
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Walking distance: 30
  • Steps: 3
  • Wheelchair accessible: No
  • Restroom available: No
  • Shopping available: No
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Return flight to Juneau - approximate flight time

  • Transport type: Helicopter
  • Transport Capacity: 6
  • Travel time: 00:15
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Steps: 3
  • Wheelchair accessible: No
  • Restroom available: No
  • Shopping available: No
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Return gear, beverage, gift shop

  • Time at site: 00:20
  • Free time at site: 15
  • Inside visit: Yes
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Walking distance: 30
  • Wheelchair accessible: No
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: Yes
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Tour to Gold Creek Salmon Bake

  • Transport type: Motorcoach
  • Transport Capacity: 40
  • Travel time: 00:15
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Wheelchair accessible: No
  • Restroom available: No
  • Shopping available: No
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Enjoy Salmon Bake Meal

  • Time at site: 01:10
  • Free time at site: 70
  • Inside visit: No
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Walking distance: 50
  • Wheelchair accessible: No
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: Yes
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Tour back to cruise ship pier

  • Transport type: Motorcoach
  • Transport Capacity: 40
  • Travel time: 00:20
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Wheelchair accessible: No
  • Restroom available: No
  • Shopping available: No
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes