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Take a helicopter over the Tongass National Forest & the Juneau Ice Field in Juneau Alaska. Land at Taku Point in the pristine Taku River Basin, just across the river from the Taku Glacier. Board a river boat and tour the 5-mile terminus of the Taku...more
Taku Point, Juneau, AK 99801
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All reviews taku glacier helicopter pilot entire mile glacier water water ice once in a lifetime unforgettable experience north star walk around boat ride highlight of our trip super fun bucket list smooth ride an excursion cruise line brian
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Oh My!!!! Completed the Taku Glacier tour by air, water, ice 8/31/2018. To say it was awesome is an understatement. We were so close to the glacier (during the airboat portion) and then had the opportunity to land on the glacier itself. Simply amazing. This...More

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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This tour is freaking insane as you get on a boat to within FEETS of a 5 mile glacier! See some beautiful blue of recently broke off glacier on the helicopter ride in? No problem, the airboat gets you within feets of it. My kids...More

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Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

I took this tour because my glacier/dog sledding tour was cancelled. One of the excursion sellers on the dock recommended it. If you can only afford 1 excursion on an Alaskan cruise, pick this one. Very professional, knowledgeable and capable helicopter pilot, airboat crew and...More

Thank BluewrenSydney
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I booked this excursion and it did not disappoint. If our trip had ended on this day we would have been completely satisfied. From the helicopter ride to the air boat ride on the river and seeing the Taku Glacier up close...More

Thank Mommawatts
Reviewed August 1, 2018

After reading all the reviews before starting this one I do not have much to add. I agree that the staff at NorthStar was friendly and accommodating to some nervous first time fliers, I agree that the airboat staff were friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. I...More

Thank Thomas H
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We booked the Taku Glacier, Air, Water, and Ice Adventure outside of our cruise. It was not available as an excursion from our Disney Cruise, but I had read such great reviews and thought that experiencing the glacier from the helicopter as well as from...More

Thank Jill G
Reviewed July 26, 2018

My wife and I booked this excursion at the suggestion of a staff member on the Celebrity Infinity. Yes, we all recognized that the cost of the excursion was high. But we asked ourselves how many times will we be in Alaska in our lifetimes?...More

1  Thank KennyL78
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

My best friend and her kids were traveling on the Norwegian Bliss. We had prior reservations through the cruise to do a helicopter and dog spreding excursion. This excursion was canceled due to the weather. The cruise ship did nothing to accommodate us to get...More

1  Thank Samantha F
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Brian and his awesome Team at Airboat Alaska gave my family an epic experience -- an airboat ride around Taku Glacier after arriving via helicopter from Juneau! There were only 6 of us on the tour; it was incredible! We even caught a piece of...More

Thank Melissa T
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This was such an awesome tour! Friendly and knowledgeable staff at the helicopter base and the airboat dock. It was one of the most amazing things I've ever done. Getting so close to the face of the glacier and then getting the chance to walk...More

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June 5, 2018|
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Response from Julie T | Property representative |
Good morning Traveler. You can contact us at either of these phone numbers: P. 907-586-2030 P. 907-209-1891 We look forward to hearing from you!
February 8, 2017|
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Response from Julie T | Property representative |
Hi Michael! Thanks for your question! The helicopter flight is approximately 15 minutes each way, so a total of about 30-40 minutes. You'll be on the airboat for about 45 minutes, and the walkabout on the glacier is about... More