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Due to the sheer size of Alaska's wilderness, flightseeing tours are often the best way to take in all the amazing landscape. Flightseeing tours vary and there are options to fit budgets of all levels.
All tours listed below can be booked with Alyeska's Concierge Desk: 907-754-2108. The Concierge Desk is located next to the Front Desk at The Hotel Alyeska.
Helicopter Glacier Tour
Superb panoramic views of glaciers and mountain peaks. Glide over the treetops along the 20 Mile river valley into the heart of glacier country. Abundant wildlife can be spotted. See the magnificent Chugach Mountains and glaciers with a bird's eye view of our beautiful state. Tour time is 30 minutes.
Helicopter Glacier Tour Plus Landing
Extend your flight into North America's most heavily glaciated mountain range. Land on the ancient ice to discover a surreal glacier wilderness that leaves a lifelong impression. Get away from the sounds of civilization, and perhaps hear the thunder of the ice as it calves. With the engine turned off, take an unforgettable stroll on a ten thousand year old glacier. Tour time is one hour.
Prince William Sound Tour - Most popular!
This 1.5 hour tour is similar to the one hour Glacier Landing, with an added journey over Prince William Sound. Viewing tidal glaciers is impressive. These curtains of ice lose huge slabs into the ocean, and give the surfing seals a wave to ride! You can also spot otters and possibly whales from the air. Tour time is 90 minutes.
All trips listed above are available year-round and depart 6 times daily. Our fleet consists of three Robinson R-44 Helicopters, 3 guest maximum and one Eurocopter AStar 350, 5 guest maximum. This breathtaking helicopter flight will amaze you with the panoramic views through the surrounding windows.
An 11 passenger van is provided for pick-ups 15 minutes prior to the scheduled tour.
Cancellations made 8 days prior to the scheduled tour will receive a full refund.
Knik Glacier & Wildlife Tour
Fly along the Chugach Mountains and the Knik Arm and have the opportunity to see a variety of Alaskan wildlife such as Dall Sheep, Mountain Goats, Moose and Black Bears. Tour time is 1.5 hours. Optional landing at a remote lake. 2-person minimum.
Prince William Sound Glacier Tour
Fly down Turnagain Arm toward Portage Glacier and Whittier into Prince William Sound. Experience wildlife along the way such as Mountain Goats, Black Bears and Dall Sheep. See breathtaking waterfalls and glaciers that go untouched! Tour time is 1.5 hours. 2-person minimum.
Discover Denali by Plane
Fly with us to see the tallest mountain in North America! Experience the majestic mountains surrounding Denali and brilliant glacier pools of blue scattered through the Kahiltna Glacier. See icefalls and crevasses. Weather permitting they will stop for some great photo opportunities. Tour time is 3 hours. 3-person minimum.
Cancellations made 31 or more days prior to the scheduled departure will be charged a $50.00 processing fee. Within 31 days to the scheduled departure 50% of the tour cost will be charged. No shows are 100% non-refundable.
Contact Alyeska's Concierge Desk at 907-754-2108. The Concierge Desk is located next to the Front Desk at The Hotel Alyeska.