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Helicopter trekking company offering 3 levels of trekking adventures all with helicopter flight seeing included. These tours are fully outfitted with no experience necessary
Juneau, AK 99803
+1 907-790-4530
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The tour was professionally run and organized. The guide met us at the cruise ship port and drove us to the helicopter. We were fitted with rain and hiking gear. The helicopter ride was breathtaking and a great way to see the glacier and sites....More

Thank Laurie T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first helicopter ride and it was SO much fun. The beauty of everything from up in the sky and being able to walk on the glacier were all highlights. This was one of our favorite cruise excursions. Thanks Burt the Pilot!

Thank SuburbsSteph
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just wow! To fly over glaciers and land on one. Then to get out, put on ice climbing/hiking gear and explore a glacier with a knowledgeable guide was amazing! We even were able to crawl into a glacier cave and get some awesome pictures. Thanks!

Thank backpackingfools
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the Helicopter Glacier Walkabout tour and it surpassed our wildest dreams! The staff was friendly and helpful, the equipment was in good condition, and the pilot and guides were knowledgeable. The thing that made it most worthwhile was the extraordinary views - from...More

Thank Jamie O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in Juneau and have had the fortunate opportunity to try out a few helicopter tours. Let me just say that they've all been great, but NONE have compared to NorthStar Trekking in regards to preparation, gear, and professionalism. With NorthStar they turn what...More

Thank roach808
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What. A. Day. The guides were great, the ride was smooth, everyone was wonderful and professional. Highly recommend.

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this excursion through our Regent Seven Seas Cruise. From start to finish, this was an incredible journey. The team was organized, friendly and knowledgeable. The gear was provided for us and the staff couldn't be more helpful in preparing us. Our helicopter pilot,...More

Thank dmcapp9
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Took the helicopter glacier walkabout your through princess this week and it was well worth every penny. We started with the quick drive to the airport, got our gear and safety briefing and then were off. The flight was smooth and Adam was great at...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We just did a helicopter flight and glacier walkabout today through Princess Cruises and loved it! Conditions were perfect blue skies (we lucked out). Staff were incredibly attentive, friendly and helpful at every step of the way. Highly recommended and worth every dollar.

Thank RockwoodRoo
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We took NorthStar helicopter glacier trekking and it was amazing experience. Every single staff was helpful and friendly. We didn't dress up those gears properly at first and staff redressed us and make sure everything fits right. The pilot and trekking guide were very knowledgeable...More

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Christa T
July 2, 2018|
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Response from 14ersco | Reviewed this property |
If you are on a cruise North Star works directly with the cruise lines and you need to book at your shore excursion desk on-board or through your cruise lines web site before your cruise.
May 22, 2018|
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Response from Mark48328 |
... clarification ...what do you see ‘beyond’ the flat areas in the pictures on the walk about....
May 6, 2018|
Response from Shannon H | Property representative |
Hello, In response to your question regarding our cancellation policy, if your tour is cancelled due to weather, you will be refunded in full. Thank you for asking and we hope to see you soon in Juneau.