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Address: 8995 Yandukin Drive, Juneau, AK 99801
Phone Number: +1 907-789-5610
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Highlight of the Cruise

We did the Disney Cruise from Van. to Alaska. By far, the highlight of the trip, was the helicopter tour to the glaciers and riding with the sled dogs. Everyone had a blast. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

We did the Disney Cruise from Van. to Alaska. By far, the highlight of the trip, was the helicopter tour to the glaciers and riding with the sled dogs. Everyone had a blast. It was very safe yet exhilerating. I would highly recommend this excursion. The helicopter and dog sledding were really peaceful and once in a lifetime type experiences.

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Woodridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I am very happy that I booked directly with Coastal Helicopters. The cruise ships all offer tours such as this, but I'd rather support the local area than another company owned by the cruise lines. Experienced the glaciers on the way up to the dog camp, rode in a dog sled on snow and experienced the real deal (well almost,... More 

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Terre Haute, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We took the Coastal Helicopter tour up to the Herbert Glacier with our pilot Mike. It was a most memorable experience and one I will not forget. The ride up to the glacier was beautiful but landing on the glacier and getting out onto the ice was incredible. We saw the prints of a wolverine or wolf as well as... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us this spring! Glad to hear you got to fly up to the Glacier in the off season, there are some really incredible sights and sounds that are highlighted during our springtime. It's extraordinary that you got to see the existence of wildlife that travel over the glacier, and your pictures look amazing, I hope your memories... More 

Florida
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We went to Alaska on a cruise and was most looking forward to taking a helicopter to a glacier and walking around. We are from Florida and wanted to experience "ice" up close. We booked our excursion through the ship and half an hour before our tour they cancelled it because of weather. My husband and I were really disappointed.... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for the awesome review! It's great to hear that you found us after your first tour was weathered out, and that you enjoyed your time with us so much. We like to make sure as many people as possible get to have the same amazing Alaskan experience that you did, and we take pride that our staff are... More 

Owensboro, Kentucky
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
22 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Used their services for business related work, they always deliver! Thanks so much Coastal for your friendly pilots and flexibility in schedule changes. You should have given me that sweater for free though ;)

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for giving the TripAdvisor community a peak into the other side of the business. It's great to know that our regular guests appreciate our services just like our one time visitors do, and that after repeated experiences, you still think we're doing alright. Our pilots enjoy the daily charter work every bit as much as the tour side, some... More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I did the dog sled and glacier walk combo to Herbert Glacier - HIGHLY recommend. This was the most expensive one-shot thing I've done on any trip...ever. It was worth every penny. Never having been on a helicopter before, I was a bit nervous at first, but a few minutes into the flight and I... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for the amazing review! We all work as hard as we can to make sure your experience is smooth and enjoyable from start to finish, and it's always great to hear that it paid off! I'm glad that the experience wasn't hindered by your injury and that you got to participate in all the different aspects of the tour,... More 

Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I fully recommend to hire Costal Helicopters Inc. The ride was smooth and beautiful sightseens. We landed at the Dog Sledge field and enjoyed the ride. We had time to take pictures and play with the dogs. Then we flew to the top of an Iceberg where we walked, drank water and took many pictures. Our guide and pilot was... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for the recommendation! Our pilots and guides enjoy the tour almost as much as the guests they fly up, so it's awesome to find out you enjoyed your experience so much! The dog sled tour, coupled with the landing and walkabout is really the best way to experience the whole glacial landscape, and is quickly becoming one of our... More 

Nova Lima
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It was a great experience ! Really a tour everyone has to do! It's well organized and secure, they offer all support for you to stay fine ! The sightseeings are just wonderful. The helicopter leave you inthe mountain with another guides that give the orientations to walk in the snow and give you many explanations . After one time... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for leaving us such a great comment! I'm glad to hear that you had such a good time on your first trip that you decided to come back for another tour! The views up here in Alaska are definitely amazing, and it's great that you had such a great flight, both up to the glacier and back from it.... More 

Chula Vista, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Never having been in a helicopter before I was a little nervous, but the whole experience was amazing and well worth the expense! The staff was wonderful and seemed to really like what they do. Went to the dogsled camp and didn't want to leave; then landed on the glacier and got to walk around and take pictures. The dogsled... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing such a great review! It's a real treat whenever we can put nervous fliers at ease, and Jaime is definitely one of the best pilots when it comes to calming nerves. He takes real pride in helping make every traveler's experience as memorable as possible, and his enthusiasm has a way of rubbing off on everyone he... More 

Avon, Connecticut
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I did a lot of research before our Alaska cruise to select some amazing adventures rather than relying on the excursions offered by the cruise ship. The Coastal Helicopters adventure and options available were exactly what we were looking for. My family of 4 took Coastal Helicopters, with our chopper pilot Jeff, to the Herbert Glacier to do some dog-sledding... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience on your tour with the community! Taking the time to read through everyone's reviews, brochures, advertising, and pitches, is a great first step when planning any tour up here, and it's awesome to hear that after doing all your due diligence you decided that we were the perfect fit for you! I'm also happy... More 

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