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VSHelicopters Tours

Valdez Airport, Valdez, AK 99686
+1 907-831-0643
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My birthday wish

Al was a terrific pilot and guide. Awesome trip to see glaciers from the air, along with the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Margaret P
via mobile
Deluxe Glacier Tour

On our last day in Valdez, we decided to do a helicopter tour, in part to get close to the face of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dandini71
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Don't miss the trip of a lifetime! The most beautiful flying in all of Alaska is HERE in the world famous Chugach Mountains and Prince William Sound. Experience walking on a glacier...drink the water, see your reflexion in a crystal clear blue pool of glacier water! See the majestic Columbia Glacier up close. See huge pieces of ice calve off into the ocean and hear the thunderous roar. Walk amongst the massive icebergs that get trapped on the shore as the ocean tide goes out. This is a MUST DO in Alaska!!! It's like having your very own National Geographic experience...in person! An experience to remember for a lifetime! If you are planning a flight seeing tour in Alaska, THIS is the one to do!!! We have the longest tours for the best prices in all of Alaska and the scenery is absolutely breath taking. Read what our guests are saying about us! We look forward to creating a magical experience for you...one that you will be talking about for years to come.
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“shoup glacier” (11 reviews)
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Valdez Airport, Valdez, AK 99686
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Al was a terrific pilot and guide. Awesome trip to see glaciers from the air, along with the wildlife. Al was mindful of letting us see the animals without scarring them. Landed, walked the glacier, seeing the streams, cracks, and drinking some glacier water. Awesome...More

Thank Margaret P
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Fabulous! We are so happy that you shared your special day with us! We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review, THANK YOU! Happy Birthday and we hope to see you next year!!! Al is beaming from reading this by the way!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On our last day in Valdez, we decided to do a helicopter tour, in part to get close to the face of the Columbia Glacier. We had the good fortune to speak to Al about the options and whether we would do the tour one...More

Thank Dandini71
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your fabulous review! And YES, we are so lucky to have Al here. He loves what he does and he loves to share it with people. He is just the coolest! We are so glad you had a beautiful adventurer...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We booked with VSHelicopter Tours for our visit to Valdez based on reviews we read and we were not disappointed! When we arrived to check in we decided to upgrade to the tour that included two landings one at the base of the Columbia Glacier...More

Thank Kim R
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! It was such a pleasure to meet you both! We are so glad you decided on the Everything Tour! I always ask which landing people enjoyed the most and I always get a tie opinion...so everyone should just do them both! Hahaha! Thank...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Leigh our pilot was awesome. Not only did we see a glacier, we walked on it and drank the water! Ask Leigh a question, she has the answer. Great way to end my trip to Alaska and also one of the highlights! Thanks Leigh!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

My first visit to Alaska was capped off with the greatest experience ever thanks to VS Helicopter Tours and our awesome pilot, Leigh! It was my first time in a helicopter and the coolest! Leigh took us to the Columbia Glacier where we watched some...More

Thank Beth G
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Awe! Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! I had so much fun flying with you both and I LOVED that I got to be your first heli experience! We got lucky with a spectacular day, but even when...More

Reviewed 28 September 2016

After some pretty horrendous weather and a foggy hastart the weather finally lifted and we were able to book this trip. Afer discussing the trip options with Leigh and Evan, we decided on the Everything but the Kitchen Sink Tour. I recommend no less -...More

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AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Aaahhh! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review...a wonderful review at that! Evan and I had a great time flying with you two! The best part of our job is seeing it all through your eyes...even though it literally never...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Our tour was an awesome experience! Although the weather was not good, the ride was smooth and our pilot was able to show us a lot of wildlife, glaciers, waterfall etc etc. I recommended this tour if you are around Valdez.More

Thank Mickael C
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review! The saying goes in Alaska, especially here in Valdez, "If you wait for a sunny day to do something, you'll never do anything at all!" I'm glad you didn't wait and you got to...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

My fiance and I loved the fact that we had the helicopter to ourselves. We saw some amazing views from above and then there was landing on the glacier itself, spectacular! I wish I remembered the name of the pilot as he was brilliant. He...More

Thank emmziie
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Thank you for your fabulous review! I think it was Shane that flew you...isn't he great!? One of the things we are most proud of is the ability to turn every tour into a private, intimate experience. We fly Robinson helicopters with only 3 and...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

My husband and I took the helicopter tour of Columbia Glacier.OMG,the scenery was amazing.We landed on a beach at low tide and there was big huge icebergs from the Columbia Glacier floating in the water and on the beach.We could see the Columbia Glacier from...More

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AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Thank you so much for your review!! I'm glad you got to experience the magic of this place and I'm so glad you had a great time with Shane and have some fun pictures to truly remember it. Colleen, I know you had high expectations...More

Reviewed 20 August 2016

This trip was a surprise birthday present to me from my husband. It was awesome to say the least. We took the Kitchen Sink tour and landed on Shoup Glacier and at the base of Columbia Glacier. When booking the tour, the website asks if...More

Thank Roadreadynow
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Wow!!!! First off, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fabulous and detailed review! This is an experience that is hard to explain to people, but reading through your detailed account of what to expect will give other folks a really good...More

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Linda K
5 February 2017|
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Response from W0RLDTRAVELJUNKIE | Property representative |
See the website at VSHelicopters com for all the tours and prices!
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minisnowball
13 May 2016|
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Response from AK F |
Many people have told us that after flying both places, they were blown away by seeing the Columbia glacier. The mountains and scenery around Prince William Sound are visually so stunning, I truly believe it is the prettiest... More
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shirley k
26 July 2015|
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Response from AKHeliFlyer | Property representative |
Hello there Shirley, While both the boat and the Helicopter offer a view of the Columbia Glacier, the helicopter offers an up close and personal experience while the boat often times is unable to get through the bay due to... More
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