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Taku Glacier Lodge & Wings Airways

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Address: 2 Marine Way, Suite 175, Juneau, AK 99801-1256
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+1 907 586 6275
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The Best Glacier Flightseeing Adventures & Excursion Tours in Southeast...

The Best Glacier Flightseeing Adventures & Excursion Tours in Southeast Alaska! Offering glacier flightseeing by 10 passenger deHavilland Otter seaplne from the historic downtown Juneau waterfront. Tour includes the ultimate combination tour: the Taku Lodge Feast & 5-Glacier Seaplane Discovery (3 hours incluiding flightseeing and 2 hours at the remote Taku Glacier Lodge and King Salmon feast. Also possible black bear sightings). Second tour option is the one hour 5-Glacier Flightseeing Exploration to view five glaciers of the Juneau Icefield, including the largest glacier in the whole icefield.

See the Grandeur of Juneau, Alaska from Your Own Alaskan Float Plane Tour!

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great flight, great food, incredible lodge!

This was our excursion in Juneau while on an Alaska cruise. We'd heard so many great things about this trip, and it did not disappoint. Wings Airways was easy to work with; I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mary99
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Saratoga, California

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Saratoga, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our excursion in Juneau while on an Alaska cruise. We'd heard so many great things about this trip, and it did not disappoint. Wings Airways was easy to work with; I contacted them month in advance to secure our spot. Their directions for getting ourselves (an easy walk) from the, dock to their office were clear and easy... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Amazing experience to take flight from the water, then to get to see the stunning landscape from the air. Decent amount of time up in the air to catch the sights

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Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

As a local I've done a lot of trips around the area and this is one of the bests. It's a perfect way to see the ice fields and glaciers and take in some wilderness along the way. The staff are so great and knowledgeable about the area. The owners are all local which helps. The Lodge is delightful and... More 

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North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The sightseeing from the plane was ok, were able to get a glimpse into icefield which was pretty spectacular but the commentary ruined the experience for me. They played a completely outdated pre recorded narrative during the flight. It was so incorrect and antiquated that I left feeling offended. I was so shocked at the way it portrayed glacial health... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

A phenomenal experience, great food, lovely views, very informative and a plane ride that takes your breath away!

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Thank Mario A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Getting to the Taku Glacier Lodge was an adventure in itself. The only way to get here is via a seaplane and boy was that a breathtaking ride especially with all the sightseeing wherein you get to see quite a few glaciers along the way. Once you land on the Lodge, there's is much to do. They fed us salmon... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

One of the coolest experiences I have ever been on! Our pilot was such an incredible guide and teacher. The views you witness are breathtaking and are memories to last a lifetime! Worth every penny you will not be disappointed! Love the float plane experience so smooth and every passenger had their own window view! We were here in May... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We chose the Glacier tour sans Taku Lodge. We loved it! It is expensive but if I could choose only one Alaska tour, this would be it. We've never been in a float plane so that alone was pretty cool and to see those mountains and glaciers from the air, it was breathtaking. I got there early to see if... More 

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I booked a flight for glacier viewing but when our ship arrived in port the cloud cover was pretty total and when we got to the hut we were told the flight was cancelled. We were offered a later slot when the weather was expected to clear but unfortunately we were unable to do this due to another commitment. The... More 

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West Sayville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

8 passenger plan flies over glaciers with beautiful views. Everyone has a window seat with headset. Staff friendly. Go to Taku Lodge. Quaint setting. Knowledgeable staff tells history of lodge. Wonderful BBQ salmon lunch with the best baked beans I've ever had. Can walk trail to explore after lunch. Small gift shop. Can't say enough about this excursion that we... More 

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