Helicopter Glacier Landing

Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours in USA

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Tour description provided by Viator

Go on a beautiful 15-minute helicopter tour outside of Seward, AK before landing at the toe of a nearby glacier.  This is a perfect introduction to the incredible scenery just outside of Seward, Alaska. On this tour you will have the opportunity to see several different glaciers, including Godwin Glacier and to see the beautiful blue glacier ice.
Nothing says Alaska quite like glaciers! Come experience the wonder of nature on our 30 minute glacier landing scenic flight and landing. You will travel through a spellbinding glacier filled valley on the way to your landing where you will have the opportunity to get out at the toe of the glacier, take pictures, and touch glacier ice!Your tour begins in our office where we will get you properly outfitted for your excursion. We have boots, rain jackets, and even gloves for you to borrow. After you are geared up, it’s time to talk about safety! We pride ourselves on our excellent safety record – and were featured by the Alaskan Division of OSHA for our attentiveness to detail. All our passengers learn about how to safely enter and exit our helicopters as well as the key safety features on board.We primarily fly Robinson 44 helicopters which have room for three passengers as well as a small back pack or handbag. This means that everyone gets a window seat! If you are part of a larger group, don’t worry! We have multiple helicopters on site and are experts at working with large families and tour groups. We often take large families on this excursion because it is a great opportunity for family photos and to create that one-of-a-kind Alaskan holiday card.Then, it’s time for take off. If you’ve never flown in a helicopter, you will be amazed by the smoothness of the ride. Helicopters are far more comfortable than planes and our pilots have pin-point precision as to where they can fly.Taking off from the airport, you will fly over a beautiful braided river towards Godwin Glacier. As you fly over the bay look for otters and whales.Sometimes, we will see bears and moose in this area. Godwin glacier will astound you — but that’s not where our journey ends. You’ll get to see the toe of Godwin Glacier before we turn into a mountain valley where you will fly by 3 glaciers: Porcupine Glacier, Snake-Tongue Glacier, and Hawk’s Glacier.This beautiful valley is a great place for family photos. The helicopter will land near the base of one of these three glaciers based on weather, group size, and your preference. When the helicopter lands, our pilots or guides will help snap some photos of you as explore the toe. Pose in front of glacier ice or make a snowball and enjoy the scenic vistas in front of you.

What’s included

  • Amazing Photo Opportunities
  • See Glacier from the Air
  • Amazing 30-minute experience
  • 15 Minutes of Scenic flight time

What’s not included

  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Qualified and professional pilot
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Family friendly
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