Skagway Glacier Discovery Helicopter Tour
Discover the stunning glaciers that surround Skagway on the aptly named Skagway Glacier Discovery Helicopter Tour! This incredible 2-hour tour gives you the opportunity to explore one of three stunning glaciers located just a short flight from Skagway. With so many options to choose from, this is one of the Alaska shore excursions that never disappoints! Learn all about the icy behemoths on your 40 minute walking tour with a local, knowledgeable guide, and have your breath taken away on the flight route that is chosen daily for premium views. Don't forget your camera on this one of a kind excursion!
The Skagway Glacier Discovery Helicopter Tour begins just a short walk from your cruise docks, where you will find the helicopter operations base along Skagway's historic shoreline for a safety briefing and take-off. Views begin right as you leave Skagway, with an aerial view of this picturesque town, before you soar over the towering peaks that loom over the port town, on your way to Chilkat, Ferebee, of Meade Glacier. The glacier landing and flight routes are chosen daily for optimal views and a pristine mountain experience that you won't find on any other Alaska shore excursions.
Once you land on the glacier of the day, you are in for a 40 minute exploration of the unique landscape that surrounds these glaciers. Keep close to your guide as they explain the incredible forces at work on these icy rivers. You will encounter anything from cascading waterfalls and deep crevasses to towering jagged peaks and the awe-inspiring mass of Meade Glacier flowing out before you, on this once in a lifetime tour. The Skagway Glacier Discovery Helicopter Tour has incredible views no matter where you land, and even more spectacular sights on your stunning return journey to Skagway. So grab your binoculars, and hop on board for one of most spectacular Skagway shore excursions.