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Dog Sledding on the Mendenhall Glacier

SKU: ALA03

$509.00 / Person

Duration: This tour is approximately 1 ½ hours in length*

Timing: Every 2 hours from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

The heliport: Juneau  Temsco

 

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Tour Description

When you visit Southeast Alaska and combine the originators of glacier helicopter tours with the oldest operating dog sled tour company (Alaska Icefield Expeditions) you get a once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

 Join us as we fly over the lush rainforest, deep blue crevasses and glacier carved peaks as your pilots give you a spectacular flight seeing tour to our Dogsled camp on the Mendenhall Glacier. Here the professional mushers and Alaskan sled dogs will have you driving the team or relaxing in the sled as you take in the awe inspiring scenery.

You will have time to talk with the musher’s or take pictures with the dogs before your helicopter takes you back to our base and civilization. Don’t miss out on this truly Alaskan Experience.

Duration:
This tour is approximately 1 ½ hours in length which includes about 30 minutes of flight time and 55-60 minutes at the dog camp. Your time at the dog camp will include instructions on dog sledding, stories about the famous Iditarod race as well as 20-25 minutes of dog sledding. Please allow an additional 45 minutes for transportation to and from the dock, a safety briefing, and outfitting of glacier boots.

Timing: 
Every 2 hours from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

Remarks:
– Guest over 280 lbs maybe charge an additional seat
– All flights will depart with a minimum of 2 passengers.
-Due to security, no carry-on bags will be allowed on the helicopters. A secure location will be provided at the office for storing personal items.

 

The helicopters:
AStar 350 Series.  Each helicopter can accommodate a maximum of 6 passengers

The heliport:
Juneau  Temsco

Transfer:
Transfer to the heliport  included in the rate

Provided:
Glacier Boots.

 

Security Requirements

  1. Must have a valid photo ID (i.e. - Passport or Drivers License)
  2. Must check in all bags with security
  3. No handbags or carry-on will be allowed on the flight
  4. Must walk through a metal detector
  5. Personal cameras and video cameras are allowed onboard once they clear through security
*Disposable cameras available for purchase at heliport and will be allowed onboard the aircraft as well

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