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Temsco Helicopter Tours

Address: 1650 Maplesden Way, Juneau, AK
Phone Number: (907) 789-9501
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Ranked #12 of 53 Sightseeing Tours in Juneau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Helicopter tours, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Helicopter tours, Sightseeing Tours

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

For all the 10 in our group, this had been the first helicopter ride and we were shaking with excitement. I booked with them independently and they gave us a group discount too! Temsco gave picked us up from our cruise ship and we rode through Juneau to their base. For most of this time, it was raining, but they... More 

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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90 reviews 90 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I contracted Wally to fly me and my wife to the glacier as our time in Alaska came to an end. Well worth the money and what a great pilot...and free shirts.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We truly loved our helicopter ride from Juneau to the dog camp on the Mendenhall Glacier. The tour took 1 ½ hours, with about 15-20 minutes flying each way and 45-55 minutes at the dog camp. We were able to take a quick (20 min?) sled ride and talked tot he trainers about the Iditarod and the dogs. They provide... More 

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Dublin, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Hereby I would like to especially thanks staffs at Temsco helicopter tour in Skagway. I dropped my camcorder on the glacier, their staff there spent time looking for it, found it, delivered it to my cruise and called me to pick it up. Thanks to caring and kind people like them, I recovered not only $600 worth of equipment, but... More 

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Novato, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
23 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Most of my 4 rating is because how can you not like a helicopter ride over to and landing on the Mendenhall Glacier? My husband and I have been on several helicopter tours so do have something to compare with. I did not appreciate that although we had a landing they did not change people seats to give others a... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is a very expensive activity. If you are in Alaska and want to splurge on 1 activity this is the one. We did the helicopter ride to Mendenhall Glacier and did the dog sledding. We were on this incredible glacier on a clear blue and sunny day. The kids played on the snow. We rode on a sled pulled... More 

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O'Fallon, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Be warned! It's extremely cold and windy on the glacier so dress accordingly. The information we received said to dress in layers, but it should have said dress for extremely cold weather. Wear a hat, gloves, and all weather coat. Pull your hair back into a ponytail if you have long hair, it will help when you put on your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This company is the real deal. From the beginning we were met at the tram by our wonderful driver Angel. She gave us a bunch of recommendations as to stores and things to check out after the tour. I loved having a true local experience with her. when we got to the temsco base, we were safety prepped and had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Having traveled in my fair share of helicopters this was a ripoff with four passengers in the back seat.With four people wearing heavy jackets it is claustrophobic and difficult to see out through the curved windows.I could not take any decent photos. Landing on glacier in the rain did not help. The pilot was not too helpful. BAD experience and... More 

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Colwyn Bay, Wales, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We have just returned to the UK after cruising the Inside Passage from Vancouver to Juneau and back. A friend living on Vancouver Island recommended the trip up to the Mendenhall Glacier as something special ... And he was certainly not overstating things. The whole experience will stay with us for ever and was truly magical. After donning the studded... More 

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