Dog Sledding & Glacier Helicopter Flightseeing

Dog Sledding & Glacier Helicopter Flightseeing

2 hours | Skagway | S G Y - 8 4 0
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Description

Points of Interest

  • Outdoor Adventures
  • Dog Sledding
Moderate activity

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

Soar above southeast Alaska over glaciers and vast spruce-covered expanses en route to a dog-sled camp on a 2-hour Alaskan excursion that combines helicopter flightseeing with dog sledding. There are no better views than from a helicopter's vantage point since much of southeast Alaska is only accessible by air. Fly over deep crevasses and towering glacier spires. Soar over the wilds of this gorgeous region and marvel at details in the landscape that can only be seen from above. After a thrilling 30-minute flight (roundtrip), we'll land at a dog camp on Denver Glacier that is home to nearly 300 Huskies and puppies. You'll meet these incredible dogs as well as the mushers who will introduce you to "mushing," the art of dog sledding. Drive the team or ride in the sled while observing the breathtaking environment. We'll spend approximately one hour at camp before the return flight back.

Special Notes:

In order to participate, children must be able to understand the rules of interaction with the dogs and a parent or guardian must be present to supervise any interaction. 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 2 tickets and, once onboard, go to the Tour Office to have the extra ticket charge adjusted down to the surcharge amount. Refer to the FAQ section for more important information about flightseeing tours.

Tour operation depends on glacier snow conditions and usually runs through late August. Carry-on bags, water bottles and liquids 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

Liability waiver is required to be signed in the presence of the tour operator.

Unaccompanied Minor Policy: Children under the age of 13 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.

Tour to heli-base & safety orientation

Transport type: Mini Bus
Transport Capacity: 25
Travel time: 00:10
Air conditioned: No
Steps: 3
Restroom available: No
Shopping available: No
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Gear up with glacier boots & vests

Time at site: 00:10
Inside visit: Yes
Air conditioned: No
Walking distance: 20
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: No
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Flightseeing to dog camp

Transport type: Helicopter
Transport Capacity: 6
Travel time: 00:20
Air conditioned: No
Steps: 3
Restroom available: No
Shopping available: No
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Tour dog camp & dog mushing

Time at site: 01:00
Inside visit: No
Air conditioned: No
Walking distance: 30
Restroom available: No
Shopping available: No
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Flightseeing back to Heli-base

Transport type: Helicopter
Transport Capacity: 6
Travel time: 00:10
Air conditioned: No
Restroom available: No
Shopping available: No
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Return gear & tour back to cruise ship pier

Transport type: Mini Bus
Transport Capacity: 25
Travel time: 00:10
Air conditioned: No
Restroom available: Yes
Shopping available: Yes
Photo/video restrictions: No
Photo/video opportunity: Yes