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Address: Haines, AK 99827
Phone Number: 907-314-0675
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Description: Glacier Bay Flightseeing, skiing service, charters, complete ski plane...
Glacier Bay Flightseeing, skiing service, charters, complete ski plane services for mountain climbers, skiiers and snowboarders. World class mountain access in Southeast Alaska including Haines, Skagway, Juneau, Gustavus, Yakutat, Dry Bay, and Mount Fairweather.
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I own a business in Haines, Alaska and have known Drake for 12 years. He goes out of the way, many times literally, to please his customers. If you want a flight-seeing tour or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Haines, Alaska
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Haines, Alaska
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I own a business in Haines, Alaska and have known Drake for 12 years. He goes out of the way, many times literally, to please his customers. If you want a flight-seeing tour or need service to towns in northern Lynn Canel, you will not find a better person or experience...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Just fantastic!! You will never see glaciers bay like this! Flying over it you see so much more than from a ship! Just no comparison. Drake was so pleasant and knowledgeable it just enhanced the whole flight experience. I must tell you to be patient. He is a one man show, but that is okay. Call him . Leave a... More 

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Hawthorne, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Very enjoyable flight-seeing trip around the mountains and glaciers. The extra landing is worth the extra $. We were lucky to have landed at the time that wild strawberries were ripe for eating, right off the plant. Great experience. Drake is very personable, knowledgeable, likeable, and full of information about the surrounding area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Fantastic flight!! As a pilot myself with 41 years of aviation experience, I endorse Drake to be your Alaskan pilot for the authentic Alaskan experience. For the once in a lifetime flight that you will want to repeat....I trust Drake.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I'm a professional outdoor and wildlife photographer and have traveled extensively over the last 20 years in the North (Alaska, Yukon, Norway). I enjoy shooting ice and glaciers. Flying with Drake was the best, by far, of any of the over 30 flight seeing photo shoots I've done. After telling Drake what i wanted, he brought me to the most... More 

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Murphy, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Our flight with Drake over Glacier Bay was the most exhilarating experience of not only our Alaskan cruise, but of our lives! Drake is an exceptional pilot, and ensured that we were having a great time! His fun personality was an added bonus to our tour, and we had an amazing 2-hour flight with him. The best part was landing... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Hands down the best part of my trip! Words cannot describe the natural splendor, but what really makes the trip is that Drake will put you at ease with his approachable and friendly manner. He knows all the best spots and will treat you to breathtaking views. If you are curious about the geography, geology, and weather systems, he's full... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

If you're visiting Southeast Alaska, this is a must do. Drake, a former racecar driver, has been flying around Glacier Bay for twenty years and probably knows the terrain better than anyone. He obviously takes pride in his machines and skill as a pilot and it shows. This was far and above the highlight of my trip and I'll definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Drake is a high quality pilot, and has an expansive knowledge of the mountains around Haines. He will provide you with an excellent flight seeing trip or access to an expedition you have. Contact him if you are serious about flying with him and he will make all your efforts worthwhile. Don't be discouraged by any negative interactions, he is... More 

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Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

By the end of August 2014 we had a great flightseeing experience with Drake (Fly Drake) from Skagway. The airport is easily accesible from the cruise terminal. When you contact him, don't worry if he might hesitate from making it really fix: Flights over a glacier are visual and your personal benefit depends a lot of unpredictable weather conditions. Drake... More 

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Address: Haines, AK 99827
Phone Number: 907-314-0675
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Haines

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