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TEMSCO Helicopters - Skagway


TEMSCO Helicopters - Skagway
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“dog sledding”(80 reviews)
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...more
901 Terminal Way, Skagway, AK 99840
+1 907-983-2900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked our helicopter ride and walk on a glacier through holland America cruise line. This trip was so much fun and how amazing to walk on a glacier. Our pilot was very informative and very nice. Our two tour guides on the glacier were...More

Thank 88CM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried to book an anniversary flight with Temsco. Gave them over a month to get back to me and they didn't. I went to check with them on my reservation and got some twenty something manager that has no customer service experience whatsoever! Absolutely useless...More

Thank BigWillieUsa
Reviewed October 8, 2018

WOW WOW !! If you are thinking what to do or have always wanted to do this. Dont hesitate. It was my first helicopter ride it is was so smooth, it was surprising. Ask lots of questions of glacier moving , compression of ice, clarity...More

Thank sunandfunatsea
Reviewed October 3, 2018

On landing back at the base all I could say was WOW, what an EXCEPTIONALLY FANTASTIC TRIP. WOW. I have a terrible fear of heights and wonder why I do this, but WOW, I would definitely do this again. I had pre-booked this from home...More

Thank Vacationer324279
Reviewed October 2, 2018

WOW! I took a helicopter ride on Sept 18 and was dropped off on the glacier, it was the best money I have ever spent. I attended the trip with my mother 65, and a few friends and we were all shocked of how amazing...More

Thank Stacey F
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Impressive service, we arrived earlier than out schedule tour and they arranged (without us asking) that we jump in a tour an hr ahead of ours so we can have more time to discover Skagway. The team on the ground was top notch, great service....More

Thank Ivan R
Reviewed September 25, 2018

we used TEMSCO on two excursion and both time made you feel very safe , especially as first time flyers. they provided instruction, boots, and had headphones in heli to communicate with questions with pilot. the staff at locations were very accomodating!!

Thank 265robin
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the glacier tour out of Skagway! It was a highlight of our trip to Alaska. The helicopters were beautiful and the pilots were very professional. We were fortunate enough to have a beautiful sunny day and flew out to Chilkoot Glacier. Will definitely...More

Thank Exploration399536
Reviewed September 17, 2018

My wife and I were flown over and around several glaciers and ice fields, then were taken on a 4.5 mike hike thru a lush rain forest to the Laughton Glacier. Finally, we were put on a short ride back to Skagway on the White...More

Thank eferrer1102
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We managed to get the helicopter and dog sledding tour on the hottest day of the season 4th of July with great views. The ground crew is awesome they help you out and have patience and a smile always ,in our group there was a...More

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August 18, 2018|
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Response from erins527 | Reviewed this property |
We were on the glacier about 20 minutes and the distance we walked was very small. Lots of opportunities to take pictures, too. We enjoyed it very much!
August 18, 2018|
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Response from HannahRoo90 | Reviewed this property |
It’s about an hour of time that you spend on the glacier, but you’re only walking around for part of that time. The areas our guides took us to stop at were probably no more than a quarter of a mile of the way from each... More
December 9, 2017|
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Response from CanadiaRose | Reviewed this property |
You would have to contact the Company for the answer to that question.