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Temsco Helicopters Inc.

1650 Maplesden Way, Juneau, AK 99801-8074
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Mendenhal Glacier Helicopter and Walking Tour

Incredible experience. My daughter and I had a great time, and the staff were outstanding. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
lbascottdonald
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Below expectation

My wife, daughters, and I took the 'Pilot's choice' glacier viewing flight out of Juneau, on June... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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1650 Maplesden Way, Juneau, AK 99801-8074
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"dog sledding"
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"glacier boots"
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"pilots choice"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"mendenhall glacier"
in 187 reviews
"bucket list"
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"safety video"
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"week old puppies"
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"drink glacier water"
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"amazing experience"
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"sled ride"
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"window seat"
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"alaskan adventure"
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"the entire staff"
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"ice field"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Incredible experience. My daughter and I had a great time, and the staff were outstanding. The helicopter ride was fun with fantastic views: once the helicopter landed, there was a 25 minute guided walk on the glacier. One of the guides, a young woman named...More

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TemscoManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Temsco Helicopters Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello lbascottdonald, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are happy to hear that Brooke made this a memorable tour for you and your daughter. Happy travels! -TEMSCO Management

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife, daughters, and I took the 'Pilot's choice' glacier viewing flight out of Juneau, on June 8th, Nick was our pilot. It was expensive, close to $1800 for 4 people. The overall experience was mediocre and not a good value for the money. There...More

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TemscoManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Temsco Helicopters Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Andy O, Thank you for your feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time on the Gilkey Glacier. The Pilot’s Choice tour gives the pilot freedom to pick locations that are best for that particular day, and you were able to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

After our helicopter glacier tour was cancelled through the cruise line, we talked to Liquid Alaska Tours who booked us on a Glacier tour via helicopter using Temsco Helicopters. Not only were they cheaper than what the cruise line was charging us, but they were...More

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TemscoManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Temsco Helicopters Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello bchwsty, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad that our staff at base and on the glacier made this an exciting tour. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your adventures in Alaska! -TEMSCO Management

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a ton of fun on this helicopter tour to Mendenhall Glacier out of Juneau. We were in a group of 3 and got some really great pictures. I would definitely recommend this to everyone that is visiting Alaska. We booked this outside of...More

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TemscoManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Temsco Helicopters Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Terence W, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy to here that you enjoyed your tour from beginning to end. Happy travels! -TEMSCO Management

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were blessed with an unusually clear, sunny day and our helicopter pilot made the most of it. We traveled to two glaciers and set down to walk around. The first was amazing, in the middle of nowhere. The second stop was a little disappointing,...More

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TemscoManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Temsco Helicopters Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Danzigroup, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad that you enjoyed your Pilot’s Choice tour. It is a truly memorable experience and our staff favorite tour. You get to see all the vast and varying beauty that Juneau has to offer. This...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took this tour while on a Princess Cruise. Needless to say, it was one of the best decisions we ever made in our lives. To stand on a majestic glacier is one thing; to get there on a helicopter is another. The staff at...More

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TemscoManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Temsco Helicopters Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello 831TomSullivan, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so glad that you enjoyed every aspect of the tour. It is truly a once in a lifetime experience. Happy travels! -TEMSCO Management

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a fantastic tour with Virginia. Her dogs were so friendly and clearly loved their trainer. After loads of pats and smiles the dogs could wait no longer and raced off with us for a turn on the glacier. What fun. We had turns in...More

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TemscoManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Temsco Helicopters Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello lizmisa, Thank you for sharing your experience. Our Alaskan Huskies are incredible athletes and love to run; but they love getting all the love and attention in between. We are so happy that our team, canines included, made this a memorable tour. We hope...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked the Glacier Discovery By Helicopter through Princess and we are so glad we did. The whole Temsco team was focused on providing a safe and enjoyable experience for our group. Our pilot was Rachel and she was great--sharing lots of information about the...More

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TemscoManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Temsco Helicopters Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello kbotma, Thank you for sharing your experience. TEMSCO is committed to safety and follows the highest industry safety standards set by TOPS. We are so happy to hear that you had an informative and enjoyable tour. Happy travels! -TEMSCO Management

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the helicopter to glacier walk. All ages - from 12 to 81 - all enjoyed. Helicopter ride was beautiful. Glacier very cool. You don’t really get to walk around much but overall the experience was great. My son loved it. Very professional company....More

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TemscoManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Temsco Helicopters Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello sobemama, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are to happy to hear your whole group enjoyed the excursion. We hope that you had a wonderful rest of your time in Southeast Alaska! -TEMSCO Management

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Increíble experience! Our first reservation in Skagway was cancelled bc of low clouds. We rebooked in Juneau. Helicopter pilot- great 15 years experience flying - he was very professional. I forgot his name but very patient with my flying fears. Sues was our musher on...More

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TemscoManagement, Guest Relations Manager at Temsco Helicopters Inc., responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello viajeelmundo, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are so happy to hear that your pilot was able to ease any flying fears that you had. TEMSCO a founding member of the Tour Operators Program of Safety, which holds our pilots and aircraft to...More

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Shenali W
March 15, 2018|
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Response from captmom | Reviewed this property |
You do fly low but that is a question you should ask the helicopter operators and your pediatrician.
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SAN991B
March 2, 2018|
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Response from 4travelers_2 |
According to the TEMSCO website, the helicopter ride is 30 minutes and glacier time 20-25 minutes.
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BigAl229
December 11, 2017|
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Response from Kasey W | Reviewed this property |
In order to get to this particular destination you have to take the helicopter to the Ice field where the dogs are. I was nervous about the same thing but you absolutely feel like you are on a glacier (no drinking of glacier... More
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