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Address: PO Box 411, 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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Best flight ever, and landings were smooth like butter!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Murphy, Texas
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Murphy, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

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
2 reviews
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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Bellevue, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This review is long overdue! My husband and I went on a cruise to Alaska in May 2014 and we knew the #1 thing we wanted to do was go on a sightseeing tour over the glaciers.. Nothing could have prepared us for the incredible day we had with Drake! He is an amazing pilot! I felt completely comfortable with... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

If you want a good pilot with a wealth of knowledge than Drake Olson is the man to see. Safe and well maintained aircraft. Planes are clean and comfortable. Best prices in town. Drake has a great sense of humor. Whether you only fly once or a number of times with him you will always see something different. Check out... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I have been to may destinations around the world, and I always wanted to go to AK. Took a cruise ship through the inside passage and wanted to see the glaciers up close and from the air. My companion and I had a great time, Drake was helpful talkative and a great pilot. His plane and equipment were great and... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Our flight with Fly Drake was the experience of a lifetime! When we made our reservation, Drake recommended that we touch base on the morning of the flight to arrange a time that best took advantage of the day’s weather forecast. True to his word, he called exactly at the agreed-upon time. Our flight was later in the afternoon, which... More 

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Rock Springs, Wyoming
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We flew with Drake on the day our ship ported in Skagway and would recommend it to everyone who wants to get away from the cookie cutter tours the ships' offer. I had booked with Drake about two months before we arrived and he "put us on the books". Drake called us the morning of our flight (we had to... More 

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