Glacier Discovery by Helicopter (Multiple Departures)


SKU: SKRL Category:



Explore Skagway’s breathtaking natural wonders both by air, with an exhilarating 40-minute helicopter ride, and by foot, with a guided glacier hike across the ice. Soar high above Alaska’s snow-capped peaks, sprawling valleys, and lush evergreen forests before landing atop an area glacier. Behold magnificent local icecaps, admiring Chilkat’s bright blue ice, Ferebee’s cascading waterfalls, or Meade’s winding “river of ice”. Embark on a trek across the ice, relishing dazzling waters and granite cliff vistas. 2 hour tour duration.


  • Scenic Helicopter Ride: Fly high above Skagway, overtop majestic peaks and glittering Alaskan waters, during a dynamic 40-minute journey.
  • Alaskan Glaciers: Be awed by the bright blue ice atop Chilkat, towering waterfalls near Ferebee or Meade’s “river of ice”.
  • Guided Hike: Set out on foot across the ice, admiring spectacular mountaintop views of granite cliffs and glittering waters.

Important details and advisements

  • Approximately 40 minutes of flight time and 40 minutes on the glacier.
  • Due to helicopter weight restrictions, participants must register weight when booking.
  • Flight routes and landing zones are selected daily based on weather forecast.
  • Times are dependent on weather and glacial conditions.
  • Guests weighing 250 lbs or more, fully clothed, will pay an additional $100 weight surcharge. Surcharge will be manually added to guest’s account.
  • TEMSCO Helicopters does not permit the use of iPads, iPad Minis or any tablet device on our flightseeing tours. No Go-Pro sticks, extendable items, drones, or bags of any kind allowed on tour. Please plan accordingly.
  • Federal Aviation Administration regulations require that all children 24 months and older on any aircraft must occupy their own seat which must be paid for. If you are taking this shore excursion with an infant aged between 24 and 36 months this payment will be processed onboard tour.
  • Kindly note that the independent tour operator for this Shore Excursion has recently advised that only vaccinated guests will be able to participate on their tours due to changes in their health and safety policies.
  • Only vaccinated guests will be able to participate on this tour.