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TEMSCO Helicopters - Skagway

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Address: 901 Terminal Way, Skagway, AK 99840
Phone Number: 907-983-2900
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Description: Timber. Exploration. Mining. Survey. Cargo. Operations. - We are TEMSCO...
Timber. Exploration. Mining. Survey. Cargo. Operations. - We are TEMSCO Helicopters in Skagway, Alaska. TEMSCO was founded in Ketchikan, Alaska in 1958. Years of experience has consistently made us one of the safest and most reliable helicopter companies in Alaska. The TEMSCO Skagway Base offers various Helicopter and Glacier Flightseeing Tours. Please let us know about the experiences you have shared with us!
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The best thing I have ever done

I don't write reviews but just had to for this. The views are fantastic, & walking on the glacier was beyond anything I can put into word. The staff are fab very accommodating on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I don't write reviews but just had to for this. The views are fantastic, & walking on the glacier was beyond anything I can put into word. The staff are fab very accommodating on my tour we had an older lady who couldn't get into the Helicopter, but with a bit of help from the pilot he managed to help... More 

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Roseville, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

seriously lets be honest not alot to do in Skagway,however Temsco Helicopters offers you an experience of a lifetime, fly your behind to an amazing glacier.state of the art helicopter ,top notch pilot narrates as he delivers you to meade glacier, waiting for you are a handful of staff to guide and answer all your questions. walk the glacier ,enjoy... More 

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Dade City, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

We paid a lot of money to take a ride in the helicopter to the glacier.I was very disappointed that we were packed in like sardines. There were four of us in the back seat that was meant for three.The seats were no bigger than 15inches.We could not even turn our heads.If you go on this ride you better be... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I couldn't imagine justifying the cost of the helicopter/dog sled combo, until I spent a few months thinking about how much I might regret missing this. The staff was warm and personable (I heard the funniest joke of the trip from the driver), the operation ran without a hitch, no detail was overlooked or shortchanged. The helicopter was comfortable, the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Boarding was smooth, after a safety video and talk. We were kitted up in life jacket and over-boots for the walk on the glacier Our pilot was very knowledgeable about the glacier and the terrain. After flying over simply stunning scenery - mountains covered in snow, small glaciers, and waterfalls we landed on the massive Meade glacier. I had probably... More 

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LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Just adding my agreement to what other's have posted. You will be nervous about spending so much $$. Do it. Spend your money here and skip excursions during the rest of your cruise. Truly one of my best ever experiences. You (and your kids) will love it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

We have had the priveage to visit Alaska on three separate occasions. We have done different shore excursions all 3 times at all ports. Well today I experience what I would say was an experience of a lifetime. We booked the helicopter, glacier, dog camp trip and at first I was a little hesitant because of the price. Well it... More 

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Fingal Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

We took the very last Glacier Discovery Helicopter tour from Skagway for the season 2014, I can not begin to describe the flight over this magnificent terrain full of Wonderful Natural beauty and to land on majestic Meade Glacier, it is an experience of a lifetime. If you ever get the opportunity, it's a must. The people at Temsco are... More 

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Jasper, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Everyone thought we were crazy going to Alaska in September and warned the weather would be bad but we had the most clear weather imaginable. The helicopter ride to top of glacier was a highlight! We highly recommend this excursion!

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New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

One of the helicopter has a long door door latch and it took the scalp off my head, even wearing baseball cap. A simple statement by staff is mandatory watch your head. Had to argue to get an ice pack, they were determined a to take off. I was told this happened the previous week. How many times does this... More 

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