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NorthStar Trekking

Juneau, AK 99803
+1 907-790-4530
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Ice Climbing on a Glacier

We took the extended helicopter glacier trek. Not to be missed. Not cheap but where else will you... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bob L
Thye best excursion we booked the entire trip.

We went on the extended trek that had us climbing the glacier with crampons and an ice pick. We... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Scott S
Chicago, Illinois
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Helicopter trekking company offering 3 levels of trekking adventures all with helicopter flight seeing included. These tours are fully outfitted with no experience necessary
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  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
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Juneau, AK 99803
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the extended helicopter glacier trek. Not to be missed. Not cheap but where else will you walk around a glacier for 3 hours and have the opportunity to ice climb? Some people in our group were in their 60's and went up the...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went on the extended trek that had us climbing the glacier with crampons and an ice pick. We booked this through Princess. This was the excursion of a lifetime. They explained that we were lucky in that we had 2 guides for 5 people....More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an amazing trip to Mendenhall Glacier with the NorthStar crew. The staff were super informative and great! Loved the helicopter ride - wish it were longer! It was so fascinating to be atop the glacier, though it would've been fun to visit a different...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived in Juneau about two weeks ago on Star Princess and were greatly disappointed when they cancelled our Sled Dog excursion on the Mendenhall Glacier due to intense fog. This happens quite often with helicopter tours, so I would suggest booking your tour for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I heard so much about how amazing it was walking on top of a glacier so we decided to try it out ourselves. Bo and Karen were excellent guides in the mountain and drinking the glacier water is definitely a once in...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this and would recommend highly to anyone. Karen was very informative. This is a must for everyone!!!

Thank DeAnn G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best excursions I've ever done!! Jenny was our pilot and gave a great tour by air!! Bo and Karen were very fun and informative on the glacier hike!! Definitely would do again!!

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will restrict the review to the company, as the experience of walking on the Mendenhall Glacier is unparalleled and amazing no matter who gets you there. My daughter and I booked this excursion through our cruise ship and kept our fingers crossed for a...More

Thank Gina P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was hands down the best shore excursion of our cruise. Expensive, but worth every penny, and probably even more! The great experience started when we got off the boat and into the shuttle to the airport. The driver was courteous and got us there...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This adventure is a MUST DO! We signed up for Level 3-Extended Helicopter Glacier Trek, which includes THREE hours of hiking and climbing on Mendenhall Glacier. End to end, it is about a 5 hour timeline. Spectacular, adventurous and breathtaking! NorthStar Trekking is a wonderful...More

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Susan M
9 July 2017|
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Response from Shannon H | Property representative |
Hello. Dress in layers means different things to people from varied climates, so we appreciate your concern here. For some, it means long underwear, to others, a long sleeve shirt and comfortable hiking pants, such as... More
13 March 2017|
Response from ariceli79 | Reviewed this property |
We booked through our cruise line, Celebrity Cruises. They will provide all the information you need however highly recommend booking early. We tried shopping around and found either the prices were comparable or either... More
Jonny B
4 July 2016|
Response from Shannon H | Property representative |
Hi Johnny, thanks for your interest in the Extended Trek. If you get us your email address we can send an electronic copy otherwise we would be happy to send you a paper copy. We can be reached via email at info@ email... More