My family and I went on an Alaskan cruise, but booked this excursion in Juneau directly with the vendor (its cheaper to do this than booking through the cruise lines and very easy). Overall, it was a very fun and exciting experience - a helicopter took us for a quick tour that ended at the top of the glacier at a dog sled camp that housed 260 dogs during the summer months. They were all so adorable, especially the puppies that we got to hold at the end of the ride. The ride was also great and a unique experience, and our guide was friendly and knowledgeable. But the weather played a major factor in the complete enjoyment of this excursion. It was very cold, foggy and rainy the day we did the excursion, which was expected in Juneau, as it rain 300 days out of the year there. However, it was even colder, windier and more rainy at the top of the mountain and especially when the dogs are racing you around on the sled. Based on other weather related excursions that we did in Alaska from other companies and given the amount of money that we paid for this excursion, we expected to be outfitted properly by the company, which did not happen. They had previously told us to bring our own gloves and hat, which we did. They gave us glacier boots, but no weather proof coats/pants, etc. At the top of the mountain, they gave us (after we requested it) some used cheap see-through ponchos, which barely protected anything. At the end of the ride, we all were so cold, that all we wanted to do was get back on the helicopter and get back to the cruise. This is definitely a unique Alaskan excursion and I still recommend it, but if you have bad weather, be prepared for it and bring very warm and weather proof clothes for this excursion to make it worthwhile.
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