Juneau - HELICOPTER ICEFIELD EXCURSION This most popular tour will take you from the Juneau airport for a one-hour extravaganza over the Juneau Icefield, traveling to the Herbert, Taku, Lemon, or Norris Glacier. Only moments after departing from the airport, you will be flying over spectacular rock formations and icefalls. The tour is narrated by either your knowledgeable pilot/guide or a custom CD. Upon reaching your destination, your pilot/guide will shut down the helicopter and escort you on an informative, relaxing walk while describing the area that surrounds you. The glacier walk will be approximately 15-20 minutes long. We will provide transportation to and from the downtown area to make your experience topnotch. 2.5 hours
Skagway - WHITE PASS TRAIN AND DRIVE All aboard! Skagway’s most scenic Alaskan experience begins with a 28-mile journey between Skagway, Alaska, and Fraser, British Columbia, aboard the Scenic Railway of the World. Experience the breathtaking panorama of mountains, glaciers, gorges, waterfalls, tunnels, trestles, and historic sites from the comfort of our vintage passenger coaches. See the original Klondike Trail of ’98 worn into the rocks, a permanent tribute to the thousands of souls who passed this way in search of fortune. Once a water-stop for the thirsty steam engines and rotary snowplows, Fraser, BC, is now the site of Canadian Customs and Immigration. Upon arrival at the train depot at Fraser, passengers are transferred to a comfortable tour vehicle for their return to Skagway while being entertained by professional guides with their amusing stories of local lore and captivating tales of the Gold Rush Era. With stops all along the way there will be ample opportunities for photo enthusiasts to view and capture the unparalleled beauty of cascading waterfalls, roaring rivers, majestic mountains, glaciers, historic sites and panoramic vistas. 3.5 hours.
Meeting instructions: Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.
Special instructions: Ketchikan - Snack and refreshments included. Please dress in comfortable, warm layers of clothing.
Juneau - Dress with warm, water-resistant coat, hat, and gloves. Wear tennis shoes or lightweight hiking boots.
Skagway - Always wear layers on your Alaskan tours. Bring raingear if necessary so you can enjoy your stops on the second half of your journey. Please note that if you are on the 8:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. departures, you will take the trip in reverse order. At the end of your train portion, it is a 2 block walk back to your ship.