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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 book 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
Soar over the panoramic Alaskan scenery spotting wildlife as you glide by picturesque mountain peaks into the 20-mile river valley to the heart of glacier country. This is a great introduction to Alaska's giant-sized backyard! Tour time is 30 minutes at $270/seat.
Helicopter Glacier Landing
Extend you flight seeing adventure by taking our most popular tour that explores the Lake George Glacier, Lake George Valley, Whiteout Glacier and Colony Glacier. As you fly through the Chugach backcountry the panorama opens to glacial-formed valleys and magnificent fields of ancient translucent blue glaciers. Highlight your trip with a glacier landing on Colony Glacier or atop a high ridge with a 360-degree panorama of mountains and glaciers and become surrounded by the surreal landscape. Tour time is one hour at $385/seat.
Prince William Sound Tour & Glacier Landing
Experience everything included in the glacier landing tour but add an extended trip through the pristine waters of Prince William Sound. The clear waters and rocky fjords of Prince William Sound offer breathtaking landscapes of the giant tidewater glaciers with 400 feet of blue ice and excellent wildlife spotting opportunities. Tour time is 90 minutes at $495/seat.
All trips listed above are available year-round and depart 4 times daily. 2 guest minimum for all tours.
This breathtaking helicopter flight will amaze you with the panoramic views through the surrounding windows.
A shuttle 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.
Offered by Alpine Air Alaska
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. 2-person minimum.
Blackstone 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.
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.
These three flights take off out of Lake Hood which is located in Anchorage. Transportation can be arranged at an additional cost.
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.