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Address: 132 2nd Avenue, Haines, AK
Phone Number: +1 907-766-3007
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Description: Glacier Bay Flightseeing for 22 years from Haines & Skagway Alaska. We...
Glacier Bay Flightseeing for 22 years from Haines & Skagway Alaska. We Love what we do. Meticulous maintenance! Most completely rebuilt DH Beaver aircraft available in Alaska. Plenty of room, will seat up to 7 passengers all with large windows. Safe, smooth & exciting. Authentic, experienced & engaging. Up close & personal!
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Cruisng Alaska? Don't miss this opportunity to fly

Took the family on an Alaskan cruise and we booked this flight in advance leaving out of Skagway. Paul met us at the airport terminal which is an easy walk from the ship's pier... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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San Diego
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Took the family on an Alaskan cruise and we booked this flight in advance leaving out of Skagway. Paul met us at the airport terminal which is an easy walk from the ship's pier. We rode in the Bush Hawk XP. It has great big windows so you see everything. Head sets were excellent and allowed for easy conversation throughout... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The Glacier Bay NP flight seeing tour with Mountain Flying Service has been our Alaska highlight ! Paul is a super laid-back & cheerful guy, sharing lots of interesting facts with you and making the best out of your flight, that's for sure. If you want an unforgettable Glacier Bay viewing, that's the place to stop by :D Thanks again... More 

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have taken quite a few of these aerial tours, this is far the best experience, that I took it 3X! Thanks to Amy & Pohl! I made sure that when family visited they it experienced it too!

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flying99827, Owner at Mountain Flying Service, responded to this review

Thanks for this and every great review we received in 2014. We look forward to our flying season in 2015, seeing some of you again and meeting more great clients on our flights over the glaciers in Glacier Bay Alaska. More 

Perth, Scotland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This was a spur of the moment booking organised by the information office just after leaving the ship. It was an hours flight over the glaciers, mountains and rivers around Skagway. We got the bus into town (though it is easily walkable from the dock) and the same bus then took us to the airport, which is roughly only a... More 

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Oklahoma
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We flew with Paul of Mountain Flying Service twice, to and from Gustavus/Glacier Bay. Both flights were very scenic and Paul was informative about the area we flew through. On our return flight he took us a different route and got really close to a glacier. It looked like we could just reach out and touch the ice. He pilots... More 

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Los Altos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Absolutely phenomenal experience with Mountain Flying Service. Though I have a fear of heights I felt very comfortable and really enjoyed every minute of our flight over Glacier Bay. Will definitely do it again if I ever get another chance to visit Alaska.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Whatever you do when visiting SE Alaska don't miss this experience! Fantastic flight over Glacier Bay organised by Amy and delivered by Paul a very experienced pilot in his beautifully maintained plane with picture size windows which give great views of the glaciers and bay for every seat in the plane. Fly out of Haines or Skagway.

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Pennsylvania
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86 reviews 86 reviews
6 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We think everyone should experience Mountain Flying Service and Paul our excellent, informative, and funny owner/pilot. It has been the highlight of our summer spent in Alaska. Also, we must thank Amy his wife for for being so efficient in scheduling our flight. Thanks again for a great trip.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Amy and Paul are very helpful and friendly. Other than being a great pilot, Paul knows the glaciers like the back of his hands! He is very engaging in conversation which makes the excursion even more enjoyable. The view of the icefields and glaciers is breath-taking, plus the incidental wild-life. Whether you are in Haines or Skagway, make it a... More 

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Fraser, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We didn't book an excursion in Skagway. Instead we walked around the town and stumbled upon Mountain Flying Service. Paul was super friendly and said he was just leaving to pick someone up in Haines and do a short flight however there might be room on a 5pm flight that would fly over Glacier Bay and it would be more... More 

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