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Taku Glacier Lodge & Wings Airways

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Address: 2 Marine Way, Suite 175, Juneau, AK 99801-1256
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+1 907 586 6275
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 08:00
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The Best Glacier Flightseeing Adventures & Excursion Tours in Southeast...

The Best Glacier Flightseeing Adventures & Excursion Tours in Southeast Alaska! Offering glacier flightseeing by 10 passenger deHavilland Otter seaplne from the historic downtown Juneau waterfront. Tour includes the ultimate combination tour: the Taku Lodge Feast & 5-Glacier Seaplane Discovery (3 hours incluiding flightseeing and 2 hours at the remote Taku Glacier Lodge and King Salmon feast. Also possible black bear sightings). Second tour option is the one hour 5-Glacier Flightseeing Exploration to view five glaciers of the Juneau Icefield, including the largest glacier in the whole icefield.

See the Grandeur of Juneau, Alaska from Your Own Alaskan Float Plane Tour!

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Experience Alaska: Take Seaplane Discovery Tour

Seaplane, floatplane or bush plane, it makes no difference what you call the airplane, Wings Airways offers glacier-viewing adventures. I signed up for the Taku Lodge Feast... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 April 2016
Leandra L
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Juneau, Alaska

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Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Seaplane, floatplane or bush plane, it makes no difference what you call the airplane, Wings Airways offers glacier-viewing adventures. I signed up for the Taku Lodge Feast and Seaplane Discovery Tour to grasp the magnitude and beauty of the Juneau Icefields. This 3-hour adventure begins and ends in downtown Juneau's waterfront. As we loaded onto the plane, everyone had a... More 

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WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

What a great experience. Our Wings Airway Pilot was excellent, very professional and knowledgeable. I was lucky and got the front seat. The view was amazing, the sights were beautiful. Dinner at the Taku Lodge was wonderful and the service was excellent. Of course the highlight of the day was the visiting black bear. He spent a great deal of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Wings Airways are an amazing business!! They are very well organized when you get to the pier they're at. There are seats for nine(?) passengers, plus one for the pilot, of course. Somehow, someway I ended up in front even though the last one on the plane. That was an experience, not being able to put my feet in certain... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Of all of the tours and activities we did in Alaska, the Taku Lodge Feast & 5 Glacier Seaplane Discovery was the highlight, The take offs and landings were so smooth, it was difficult to tell when we had become airborne or touched down. Once in the air, we forgot all about our nervousness, entranced by the jaw dropping beauty... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

we had such a wonderful time on this tour. The experience was once in a lifetime and absolutely breathtaking views!

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

So many people go to Alaska and say they only saw Eagles. They weren't at Taku Lodge, where the fattest, juiciest most delicious salmon in the world, just caught in Taku lake, is bbq'd outside. And the scent isn't lost on the black bears, who come hanging around, kept at a safe distance by the caretakers, and climb up into... More 

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

You arrive at this unbelievable tour by float plane from Juneau. The scenery along the way is right out of a brochure. Miles and miles of glaciers, mountains with snow, waterways, simply breathtaking. You arrive at the small lodge with fresh salmon cooking on the grill, along with assorted veggies. Very well staffed, clean, organized, and very informative of the... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Absolutely great tour. We booked through Princess Cruiseline and were taken by bus to Wings headquarters. We loved the floatplane ride to Taku Lodge. Flew over amazing glaciers and the pilot explained and discussed what we were seeing. When we got to The Lodge which was very picturesque, we had beverages while waiting for our meal and delightful conversations with... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

We (my wife and I) actually only did this excursion because dog sledding finished early for the season, but it was a very fortunate change. This was the highlight of highlights of our holiday. The Wings float plane trip to the lodge and back was amazingly smooth and highly spectacular. If the plane is full (10 people), the pilot will... More 

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Lancaster, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

This was the best trip we have ever taken. Float plane trip over the glaciers was fun but Taku Lodge was the best. Fresh grilled Salmon and all side dishes was the best. While we were eating two bears came and cleaned the grill. Loved it.

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