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Taku Glacier Helicopter & Airboat Adventure

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Wild Alaska by Air, Water & Ice

This tour offers the unique opportunity to explore wild and remote Alaska by helicopter, airboat, and foot. The adventure begins with a van shuttle from your cruise ship dock, or other pick-up location, to our seaside base on Douglas Island. You will be outfitted with glacier overboots, rain pants and a floatation device before receiving a pre-flight safety briefing and loading into one of our A-star helicopters.

Your pilot will choose one of many scenic routes to fly you to Taku Point, providing stunning views of the Juneau Icefield and Tongass National Forest along the way. You might even get lucky enough to spot a calving glacier or local wildlife during your Juneau helicopter tour!

Upon landing at Taku Point, you will be greeted by our friendly staff and provided with floatation jackets, hearing protection, and an airboat safety briefing. This is an ideal location for photos and to ask questions before boarding the airboat.

The boat is covered, with open sides for the best possible views and photo opportunities. During your airboat adventure on the river, experience up-close views of the Taku Glacier as you cruise its five-mile terminus.

While gazing from the river, the immense size of the glacier becomes evident as you zoom by within arm’s reach of the ice. The airboat captain will stop the boat in various locations for photos, and to provide informative narration about the glacier and the river basin that it has carved over the years.

Once back at Taku Point, you’ll rejoin your pilot who will fly you up to the Juneau Icefield for your guided glacier walk. You will have at least 10 minutes on the ice for photo opportunities and to take in some of its majestic features.

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