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Coastal Helicopters

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Address: 8995 Yandukin Dr, Juneau, AK 99801-8086
Phone Number: +1 907-789-5610
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We are a Helicopter Charter Service based in unique Juneau, Alaska. During...

We are a Helicopter Charter Service based in unique Juneau, Alaska. During the summers we devote a portion of our fleet of helicopters to running tours for visitors coming off of the many cruise ships that pass through our town, or visiting family and friends on an extended holiday.

We offer a variety of tour experiences, all accessing parts of the scenic Juneau area via helicopter, to help give visitors the best memories of their time in Alaska. Our staff are locally hired, and trained to insure the most authentic vacation possible.

Majestic mountain peaks and plunging crevasses will seem to be at your fingertips when you come with Coastal Helicopters Inc. on the adventure of a lifetime! With our vast reservoir of experience flying in Alaska, you're in for an unforgettable flight as our pilots take you on one of our specially designed tours. From racing across the face of the Taku Glacier in an Alaskan Airboat, to speeding over the glacier on your own dogsled, to simply basking in the awe inspiring vistas of the glacier with our Icefield Tours, there's a tour for everyone! All ages and conditions welcome! We are a handicap friendly company, outfit with lifts for ease of loading.

Allow us to be your pathway to adventure when planning your Alaskan experience!

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Juneau Shore Excursion: Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk
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Juneau Helicopter Tour and Guided Icefield Walk
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Juneau Shore Excursion: Helicopter Tour and Dogsledding Experience

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I visited Juneau June and July on two cruises and we had booked with another company on the first cruise for Dog Sledding on the Glacier which cancelled due to weather. Lucky for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arranged this tour ahead of time as we were on a cruise and this was the one thing my husband wanted to do! Pre-Arranged and spoke to the booking agent in effort to make this experience as memorable and easy for my husband as possible, he is claustrophobic. Was assured he would be able to sit in front and NOT... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with the Tripadvisor community, I'm sorry to hear that your tour with us was so different from what so many of our guests experienced! We strive to offer the most satisfactory vacation experience possible, from the first phone call to the last interaction with our staff, so I appreciate your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I visited Juneau June and July on two cruises and we had booked with another company on the first cruise for Dog Sledding on the Glacier which cancelled due to weather. Lucky for me I had a second bite of the cherry and with advice from Walter at the Juneau Tours booth I booked with Coastal Helicopters as they were... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thanks for persevering and coming out to fly with us! I'm so happy to hear that Walter pointed you in our direction and got you signed up for your excellent experience! The weather can definitely be tricky up here, especially with a high altitude landing like our dog sled tour, but the Herbert Glacier holds it's good weather a little... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Shawn was a great pilot and guide. We had such an amazing experience. Drank water from the glacier, brought some home and let the grandkids taste it. They loved it. Shawn took pictures for us, we were able to walk around and jump over wedges in the ice. What a memory. We enjoyed Coastal, they picked us up at the... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us! Shawn'll be happy to hear that he got such high praise from another great group! There's really nothing more exceptional than that clean, crisp taste of glacial water, and it's awesome that you managed to bring back some to share with the family. Our limited size and passenger capacity preserves that uncrowded,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were in Juneau, and we booked a "Toku Glacier by Air, Sea and Land" excursion with the folks at Coastal Helicopters, and it was definitely worth it. After prepping, we boarded a helicopter that took us from the Juneau airport, over the mountains and around some of the area glaciers. This part alone was filled with wonderful views. All... More 

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your beautiful pictures with us! This tour is a big favorite among our guests, for all the same reasons you noted on your trip! There's no better way to experience three different aspects of Alaska up close and personal, with such clear focus on the things that make our state worth visiting. The wildlife and scenery... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Run don't walk to the booth on the waterfront and book a glacier landing in the Juneau Ice Fields. I loved the sensation of flying in the helicopter and I am a scared of planes. There is nothing like standing on the ice, drinking glacier water and realizing how small you truly are. This is one of my top experiences... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I visited Alaska in August, and as part of the experience we booked a flight and glacier walk with Coastal Helicopters in Juneau. The pickup from the dock was on time and the staff very friendly when we arrived at the helicopter base. Although the weather was starting to close in, the flight took of on time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

one of the highlights of our Alaska adventure. Beautiful scenery and excellent pilot and guide. Would recommend highly

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We booked with Coastal through Viator for our helicopter flight in Junea. They were very professional and the staff very friendly. We were picked up at the Cruise ship terminal and taken to the airport. After weighing in, we were shown the safety video and provided with really sturdy overshoes to assist us in walking on the ice. Rainwear was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Fact: "The icefield is the source of many glaciers including the Mendenhall Glacier and Taku Glacier. The icefield is home to 40 large valley glaciers and 100 small one. " Taking this helicoper ride will take you to a glacier and you will have a 30 minute window to walk on top of 790 - 4590 ft of deep ice... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This was a fantastic tour. The weather that day was crappy. In fact, the tours after us were all cancelled due to the weather. But we were blessed and got to go. At the airport, you are outfitted with rain gear and special boots that fit over your shoes so you can walk on the ice. I am not extremely... More 

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