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About NorthStar Trekking
Helicopter trekking company offering 3 levels of trekking adventures all with helicopter flight seeing included. These tours are fully outfitted with no experience necessary
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a relatively last-minute booking because a previous dogsled reservation through a different company was modified by that company to be an icefield glacier landing only. We opted to do that, so this was our second helicopter flight over Juneau that day. Because of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had a wonderful experience. The ground staff was friendly and helpful. Our chopper pilot gave us a great overview of the glaciers. Can't say enough about our glacier guides (Isaac and Mikaela). They allowed us to get the most out of our time on...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Msweeney4
Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

From beginning to end this experience was incredible and unlike anything I’ve ever done before, so much care and knowledge goes into this company! My boyfriend works on a cruise ship and I was staying with him for two weeks and we had previously tried...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

Family of four had unbelievable experience. 16 year old daughter said it was best day of her life 10 year old son asked to go again Our pilot Christy was fantastic Thank you for a wonderful day

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

From the moment we were picked up to the moment we were dropped off, everything was professional. The staff was so nice that someone even tied my boots for me so they could be extra tight and give me a better fit. The pilot was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ascho01
Reviewed August 13, 2019

After hopping in the van and heading en route for our Taku Glacier Helicopter and Airboat adventure, our driver received a call that the entire tour was canceled due to a mechanical issue on the airboat. The company did not offer us any re-accommodation. We...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

We had high expectations when we booked our helicopter trip with NorthStar Trekking to Mendenhall Glacier, and they DID NOT disappoint! ❤️ It was a experience of a lifetime! We LOVED our pilot, Kristi (the helicopter ride was half the fun!) and also our very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank samongello
Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

This excursion was one of the best i have ever been on! Henrietta was amazing and sure knows her stuff! She makes you feels super safe and makes sure you see everything! This exceeded my expectations by miles!!! No experience necessary and you will learn...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank jodimarie54
Reviewed August 8, 2019

Our glacier/dog sledding excursion was cancelled due to weather. We were all extremely disappointed until we found ourselves on Air Boat Alaska with Louis/Brian and a helicopter trip to the glacier with Northstar and pilot Danny. It was a small fortune but worth every penny....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Debbie H
Reviewed August 7, 2019

This was unbelievable. An excellent helicopter flight (and lengthy) out to the Mendenhall glacier. Our guide was very knowledgeable and took us out on the glacier for an hour. Beautiful views, breath taking scenario... I would recommend this to anyone - all skill levels are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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BrianO208
July 24, 2019|
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Response from SoCal_Beach_Mom | Reviewed this property |
Booked through NCL cruise line. The excursion descriptions are pretty accurate. Our time was about 30 min or less on the glacier because we also did the airboat and heli tour. It was in the description and we knew ahead... More
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July 2, 2018|
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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.
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Mark48328
May 22, 2018|
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... clarification ...what do you see ‘beyond’ the flat areas in the pictures on the walk about....
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