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VSHelicopters Tours

Valdez Airport, Valdez, AK 99686
+1 907-831-0643
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We had a great experience with a fantastic pilot. Alvaro showed us everything without any hurry... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Víctor M
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Put this on your bucket list!

A bit expensive, but SO worth it! Down on the valley floor we had looked up at the ice field and... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Ann B
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Don't miss the trip of a lifetime! The most beautiful flying in all of Alaska is HERE in the world famous Chugach Mountains and Prince William Sound. Experience walking on a glacier...drink the water, see your reflexion in a crystal clear blue pool of glacier water! See the majestic Columbia Glacier up close. See huge pieces of ice calve off into the ocean and hear the thunderous roar. Walk amongst the massive icebergs that get trapped on the shore as the ocean tide goes out. This is a MUST DO in Alaska!!! It's like having your very own National Geographic experience...in person! An experience to remember for a lifetime! If you are planning a flight seeing tour in Alaska, THIS is the one to do!!! We have the longest tours for the best prices in all of Alaska and the scenery is absolutely breath taking. Read what our guests are saying about us! We look forward to creating a magical experience for you...one that you will be talking about for years to come.
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Hours Today: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Valdez Airport, Valdez, AK 99686
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience with a fantastic pilot. Alvaro showed us everything without any hurry, stopping everywhere we needed to take a picture o just take a look. One of the best experiences of our lives. Totally recommended!

Thank Víctor M
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you so much for the fantastic review! We take a lot of pride in taking our time to make sure everyone has the best experience ever! Alvaro is smiling ear to ear...thanks for making his day!

Reviewed 10 October 2017

A bit expensive, but SO worth it! Down on the valley floor we had looked up at the ice field and seen the water falls, but that was the tip of the ice berg (so to speak!). Once we had flown along the valley and...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Appreciate VS for fitting me a solo traveller today 10 sep for a heli tour. The views are out of this world and Leigh, the pilot and guide, made this tour perfect with her cheerful and lively disposition. Unplanned landings. Impromptu hiking. Accomodating and adventurous...More

Thank jojb121
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Wow! Thanks so much for this awesome review! We sure had a lot of fun, didn't we?! We pride ourselves in making every trip a personal experience customized to each person...and I think we got it right that you like hiking....lol. I've got a great...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We are still dreaming about our amazing flight tour! We did the “kitchen sink” tour and loved every second of it - so worth it! It was definitely the highlight of our Alaska vacation. Sarah was an amazing pilot and tour guide - so personable,...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This was repeat flight with Leigh Coates. Previous was in 2012. Leigh adds zest and enthusiasm with skill and professionalism.. Flying over and around the glacier then landing on a beach facing the glacier are "once in a lifetime" experiences. This should be on every...More

Thank gdb828
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

It was soooo cool to get to fly with you AGAIN! And to see the changes to the glacier through your eyes was absolutely priceless! Thank you so much for coming back and for bringing your Mom too! Hope to see you in another 5...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

What an amazing adventure we had flying with Lee. No words to describe the experience and beauty of the Shoup Glacier. One in our group had never flown in a helicopter so Lee was amazing in walking us thru the steps of take off and...More

Thank Lucki13_13
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thank you!!! We soooo appreciate you taking the time to write this awesome review! We really pride ourselves in making these trips an experience to remember for a lifetime. Your feedback means the world to us...thank you!!! Plus, it's easy to have fun out there...More

Reviewed 27 July 2017

Our friendly & informative pilot was Al. He flew us over the mountains surrounding Valdez where we saw a mama black bear & 3 small cubs! He gave us ample opportunity to see & photograph them. We flew over some amazing glaciers & spectacular scenery...More

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AKHeliFlyer, Front Office Manager at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thank you for your positive review! One of the things we are most proud of is the ability to turn every tour into a private, intimate experience. Al, and all of our wonderful pilots, give true VIP treatment on every flight! Thank you again for...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Al was a terrific pilot and guide. Awesome trip to see glaciers from the air, along with the wildlife. Al was mindful of letting us see the animals without scarring them. Landed, walked the glacier, seeing the streams, cracks, and drinking some glacier water. Awesome...More

Thank Margaret P
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Fabulous! We are so happy that you shared your special day with us! We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review, THANK YOU! Happy Birthday and we hope to see you next year!!! Al is beaming from reading this by the way!!

Reviewed 4 July 2017

On our last day in Valdez, we decided to do a helicopter tour, in part to get close to the face of the Columbia Glacier. We had the good fortune to speak to Al about the options and whether we would do the tour one...More

Thank Dandini71
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you so much for your fabulous review! And YES, we are so lucky to have Al here. He loves what he does and he loves to share it with people. He is just the coolest! We are so glad you had a beautiful adventurer...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We booked with VSHelicopter Tours for our visit to Valdez based on reviews we read and we were not disappointed! When we arrived to check in we decided to upgrade to the tour that included two landings one at the base of the Columbia Glacier...More

Thank Kim R
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

Thank you! It was such a pleasure to meet you both! We are so glad you decided on the Everything Tour! I always ask which landing people enjoyed the most and I always get a tie opinion...so everyone should just do them both! Hahaha! Thank...More

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Linda K
5 February 2017|
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Response from W0RLDTRAVELJUNKIE | Property representative |
See the website at VSHelicopters com for all the tours and prices!
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minisnowball
13 May 2016|
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Response from AK F |
Many people have told us that after flying both places, they were blown away by seeing the Columbia glacier. The mountains and scenery around Prince William Sound are visually so stunning, I truly believe it is the prettiest... More
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shirley k
26 July 2015|
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Response from AKHeliFlyer | Property representative |
Hello there Shirley, While both the boat and the Helicopter offer a view of the Columbia Glacier, the helicopter offers an up close and personal experience while the boat often times is unable to get through the bay due to... More
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