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Temsco Helicopter Tours

1650 Maplesden Way, Juneau, AK 99801-8074
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Cruise excursion for flight to Mendenhall Glacier not the best

Overall this was a good experience, something my husband really wanted to do and he got to and I'm... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kballeng
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Boca Raton, Florida
YOU HAVE TO GO WITH TEMSCO

Jeneau Dogsledding on Mendenhall Glacier with Themsco In booking an Alaskan dogsledding trip I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nhamp26
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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“dog sledding” (94 reviews)
“glacier boots” (26 reviews)
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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"
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"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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"window seat"
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"alaskan adventure"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Overall this was a good experience, something my husband really wanted to do and he got to and I'm thrilled for him to have had the opportunity. I am also glad I went. The Mendenhall Glacier itself and the views you see from the helicopter...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Jeneau Dogsledding on Mendenhall Glacier with Themsco In booking an Alaskan dogsledding trip I went through a bunch of internal conflicts. Dogsledding is clearly the thing you have to do in Alaska right, but for around $600 it doesn’t come cheap! And on the cruise...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

We had so much fun on this tour. The pilot was informative on the short flight out to the glacier. The crew that met us were upbeat and outgoing. They were all so friendly and helpful. It seemed as if each one of them spent...More

1  Thank Catherine B
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TemscoManagement, Manager at Temsco Helicopter Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you so much for the feedback Catherine! We really appreciate you going on a tour with us and are so happy you had fun.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We flew over some amazing glaciers on the way to the top to meet our dog sled team. The staff were incredible. Very friendly and informative. The dogs are well looked after and clearly, love what they are doing. Dog sledding was the best thing...More

1  Thank H5776BZsarahm
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Took the helicopter tour to Mendenhall Glacier with my 34 year old daughter. We loved it. It was so smooth and you could see so much that is impossible from "ground level." We were lucky enough to do the sled dog ride and tour and...More

Thank Ladybugonbusiness
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This tour was the worst experience on a four week tour of the USA and Canada. Crowded flight onto the Glacier. Two in front with the pilot and four of us squashed into the back seat on the flight out and no swapping positions on...More

13  Thank annelou42
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Very organized, experienced pilot and crew, great organization and people who help you at the glazier. Had a wonderful experience seeing and enjoying the glazier. Highlight of my trip to Alaska.

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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We took the mendenhall tour.. we wanted to do the dog sledding but the camps were already closed, but we still loved it. The helicopter flight is not too long but you do get great views. In the glacier we had about 20 minutes where...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Magnificent! We landed and walked around both Mendenhall and Herbert Glaciers. The blue glacier hue is beautiful. Pilot was Wonderful! This excursion is a must do!

2  Thank Donna E
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We went by helicopter and landed on the Mendenhall Glacier. The views of the landscape of the glacier and forestry were spectacular. Matt our guide gave us an unforgettable experience once on the glacier. He is knowledgeable, entertaining and gave us the full experience of...More

1  Thank Marie10172014
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Shenali W
15 March 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
2 March 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
11 December 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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