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Temsco Helicopter Tours

1650 Maplesden Way, Juneau, AK 99801-8074
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Amazing

We had so much fun on this tour. The pilot was informative on the short flight out to the glacier... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Catherine B
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Temecula, CA, United States
Glacier helicopter tour and dogsledding

We flew over some amazing glaciers on the way to the top to meet our dog sled team. The staff were... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
H5776BZsarahm
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Carrara
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“dog sledding” (94 reviews)
“glacier boots” (26 reviews)
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1650 Maplesden Way, Juneau, AK 99801-8074
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We had so much fun on this tour. The pilot was informative on the short flight out to the glacier. The crew that met us were upbeat and outgoing. They were all so friendly and helpful. It seemed as if each one of them spent...More

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TemscoManagement, Manager at Temsco Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Thank you so much for the feedback Catherine! We really appreciate you going on a tour with us and are so happy you had fun.

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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We flew over some amazing glaciers on the way to the top to meet our dog sled team. The staff were incredible. Very friendly and informative. The dogs are well looked after and clearly, love what they are doing. Dog sledding was the best thing...More

1  Thank H5776BZsarahm
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Took the helicopter tour to Mendenhall Glacier with my 34 year old daughter. We loved it. It was so smooth and you could see so much that is impossible from "ground level." We were lucky enough to do the sled dog ride and tour and...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This tour was the worst experience on a four week tour of the USA and Canada. Crowded flight onto the Glacier. Two in front with the pilot and four of us squashed into the back seat on the flight out and no swapping positions on...More

8  Thank annelou42
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Very organized, experienced pilot and crew, great organization and people who help you at the glazier. Had a wonderful experience seeing and enjoying the glazier. Highlight of my trip to Alaska.

Thank Diana C
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

We took the mendenhall tour.. we wanted to do the dog sledding but the camps were already closed, but we still loved it. The helicopter flight is not too long but you do get great views. In the glacier we had about 20 minutes where...More

Thank DFeb
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Magnificent! We landed and walked around both Mendenhall and Herbert Glaciers. The blue glacier hue is beautiful. Pilot was Wonderful! This excursion is a must do!

2  Thank Donna E
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We went by helicopter and landed on the Mendenhall Glacier. The views of the landscape of the glacier and forestry were spectacular. Matt our guide gave us an unforgettable experience once on the glacier. He is knowledgeable, entertaining and gave us the full experience of...More

1  Thank Marie10172014
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

OMG! It was so awesome.....and I don't get excited about much. Our helicopter guide Mike Ferman was a great pilot and very friendly. The ride was just long enough and I did not get motion sickness at all, which I believe is because of the...More

2  Thank Cynthia C
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This tour was the best I ever participated in! Truly professional staff, fantastic views, and recommend to everyone who even considers it. As we were getting off the previous helicopter, previous passengers were giving it a thumbs up , I completely concur, DO THIS!

1  Thank Doc A
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Shenali W
16 March 2018|
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Response from captmom | Reviewed this property |
You do fly low but that is a question you should ask the helicopter operators and your pediatrician.
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SAN991B
3 March 2018|
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Response from 4travelers_2 |
According to the TEMSCO website, the helicopter ride is 30 minutes and glacier time 20-25 minutes.
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BigAl229
11 December 2017|
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Response from Kasey W | Reviewed this property |
In order to get to this particular destination you have to take the helicopter to the Ice field where the dogs are. I was nervous about the same thing but you absolutely feel like you are on a glacier (no drinking of glacier... More
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