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Coastal Helicopters

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Address: 8995 Yandukin Dr, Juneau, AK 99801-8086
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We are a Helicopter Charter Service based in unique Juneau, Alaska. During...

We are a Helicopter Charter Service based in unique Juneau, Alaska. During the summers we devote a portion of our fleet of helicopters to running tours for visitors coming off of the many cruise ships that pass through our town, or visiting family and friends on an extended holiday.

We offer a variety of tour experiences, all accessing parts of the scenic Juneau area via helicopter, to help give visitors the best memories of their time in Alaska. Our staff are locally hired, and trained to insure the most authentic vacation possible.

Majestic mountain peaks and plunging crevasses will seem to be at your fingertips when you come with Coastal Helicopters Inc. on the adventure of a lifetime! With our vast reservoir of experience flying in Alaska, you're in for an unforgettable flight as our pilots take you on one of our specially designed tours. From racing across the face of the Taku Glacier in an Alaskan Airboat, to speeding over the glacier on your own dogsled, to simply basking in the awe inspiring vistas of the glacier with our Icefield Tours, there's a tour for everyone! All ages and conditions welcome! We are a handicap friendly company, outfit with lifts for ease of loading.

Allow us to be your pathway to adventure when planning your Alaskan experience!

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US$ 299.00*
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Juneau Shore Excursion: Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk
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Juneau Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk
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US$ 524.00*
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Juneau Shore Excursion: Helicopter Tour and Dogsledding Experience

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Most Amazing Experience Ever!

This is probably the best excursion we have ever taken. Check-in process was easy, right by the Tram in Juneau. Private helicopter tour to the ice field was amazing. It is... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
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Clermont, Florida
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is probably the best excursion we have ever taken. Check-in process was easy, right by the Tram in Juneau. Private helicopter tour to the ice field was amazing. It is completely private, not like those other tour companies where a bunch of helicopters go to the same location, the experience is all about you and your companions. You cannot... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for letting everyone know what a great time you had! We strive to make each experience as close to ideal for all our groups, and I'm thrilled that we were able to make that happen for you! Our smaller fleet of helicopters is a boon when it comes to individualizing the tour flights, allowing us to maximize our... More 

New York City, New York
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170 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

From pick up at the cruise pier to the check process, it was quick, efficient and friendly. Our Pilot Scott was amazing he went way beyond our expectations of this tour! He not only narrated the entire ride but once we landed on the glacier he became our photographer! He even crawled into a small tunnel on the glacier to... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your time in Juneau with us! Scott is absolutely one of our most experienced tour pilots, and thoroughly enjoys sharing each glacier experience with a new group of travelers flight after flight! Coordinating landing locations between aircraft is a great way to keep larger parties together, as well as double up on the guide knowledge between... More 

San Diego, California
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We booked a shore excursion to visit a glacier through our travel agent. Wow, what a great company. From the shuttle bus driver, to the inside staff, to Evan, our pilot, these people could not have been friendlier or nicer. Evan took us out to a glacier and took a bunch of pictures and made great recommendations for more. With... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review! I'm happy that you finally got yourselves booked on a helicopter excursion, and that you chose to come fly with us! Thank you for noticing the care and attention we put into our operation and the effort of all our staff puts forth. The ability to limit the number of passengers on the tour... More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This is a must! We were on a Princess cruise and having the experience of landing on Herbert Glacier gave us a better appreciation of our views in Glacier Bay and College Fjord. Because of weights and group size our family was split 2 and 2, but that was fine. Our helicopters both landed together on the glacier and we... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! I'm so happy to hear you had such a great time! I definitely agree that getting a bird's eye view of the glacier definitely gives you some perspective on what you get to see while you're cruising through Alaska, and gives you a better appreciation of just how massive the glaciers are.... More 

Round Rock, TX
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Our group ranged in age from 12-71. Everyone truly enjoyed this excursion. The process was very organized and efficient. The heli pilot and dog mushers were very knowledgeable and friendly. The extra stop on the icefield was well worth it. Our favorite part was walking on the icefield, jumping crevasses, and drinking glacier water! This is an experience that we... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for bringing your family out with us! Excellent advice about the extra layers and accessories! It can be quite chilly on the glacier, especially on the Extra Landing tour, so the additional layers can make all the difference in the overall comfort of your tour. I'm glad to hear that you had such a good time with our mushers... More 

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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This is a must do for any visitor to Juneau. Coastal helicopters was very flexible in a accommodating a big group of kids and adults. Checkin was a breeze, lot of anxious folks as it was our first time on a chopper. My kids are 6 and 8 year old, the ride was extremely smooth felt like going up on... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your time in Juneau with all of us! Nervous travelers are a regular part of our day, as many guests are on their first visit to Alaska, and are having their first helicopter experience at the same time! As you experienced, the helicopter flight part of the tour is generally quite relaxing, and most of the... More 

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134 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We did the tour with dog sledding on Herbert Glacier and then a stop on the lower glacier. I highly recommend this tour, it was a once in a lifetime experience. Our pilot was very good and knowledgeable. He educated us a lot on the lower glacier. Very cool. I would add, regardless of the weather in Juneau, wear a... More 

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We had so much fun ride the helicopter up to the glacier and then the real fun began by meeting the dogs and riding the dog sled. Well worth every penny.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

I was worried about the kids (age 3 and 5) on this tour but it worked out wonderfully. They give you booties to put over your shoes and I wish I'd known that before packing 6 pairs of boots to outfit our whole family. That was quite a bit of weight in our bags! The yellow helicopters made for great... More 

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Wayne, New Jersey, United States
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

Even for those of us that are afraid of heights, this is not to be missed. The pilot and tour crew were fantastic, friendly & helpful. To see nature in this raw state, to touch it was incredible. the water running off the glacier creating caverns that reflect the light and creates beautiful hues of blue. Amazing, i highly recommend... More 

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