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Dogsled & Glacier Adventure by Helicopter
hrs Estimate Duration
Depart from a private waterfront heliport on Douglas Island and soar over the massive Juneau Icefield on your way to a glacier dog camp. This authentic Alaskan adventure gives you the rare opportunity to mush your own dog sled team across a snow capped glacier. Learn the tricks of the trade from seasoned veterans of the legendary Alaskan Iditarod Sled Dog Race. Master the all important commands of hike, gee and haw!
Experience the unique thrill of zipping across a pristine glacier with a team of friendly huskies while enjoying the fresh mountain air and scenic vistas. The exclusive dog sled camp is located on the picturesque middle branch of the Norris Glacier. On your way there, you'll be amazed by a wondrous flightseeing trip over the vast Juneau Icefield. View spectacular icefalls, rock formations and untamed wilderness. Accessible only by air, this region is filled with lush forests, glassy alpine lakes, jagged mountain peaks and awe-inspiring glaciers.
Need to Know:
Note: Participants must be at least 2 years of age. Flight time is approximately 30 minutes, with approximately one hour at dogsled camp. Dress in warm layers and bring hats, gloves, and sunglasses. No bags, loose items or tablets are allowed on board the helicopter, safe storage is provided at the base. Group seating is not guaranteed although every effort will be made to seat groups together. Tour operation depends on glacier snow conditions, so tour may not be offered in early May or in the month of September.
Due to aircraft weight and balance limitations, the flight company charges an additional rate for passengers that weigh 240 lbs. or more. Space is capacity controlled, please call 0800 969 283 for assistance.
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Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
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