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NorthStar Trekking

Juneau, AK 99803
+1 907-790-4530
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Totally worth it, especially on a sunny day!

We lucked out with a perfect bluebird early September day. Of course, such is not the norm in... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Appleton, Wisconsin
via mobile
A MUST! And Don't Bring a Thing!

I came prepared with outdoor pants and my down filled coat. They provide everything, pants, coat... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Winnipeg, Canada
via mobile
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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
  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice climbing” (32 reviews)
“glacier trek” (52 reviews)
“fanny pack” (15 reviews)
Juneau, AK 99803
+1 907-790-4530

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We lucked out with a perfect bluebird early September day. Of course, such is not the norm in southeast Alaska. That definitely elevated the entire experience. The helicopter ride was absolutely mind blowing, and because it was clear we got to go up over the...More

1  Thank amt383
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I came prepared with outdoor pants and my down filled coat. They provide everything, pants, coat, boots and spikes. They even give you a fanny pack with Kleenex a snack and water. This was my first helicopter ride and I was so blessed to sit...More

Thank Princesstamtam55
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This was the highlight of our 2 week cruise on Seabourn Sojourn. we signed for the extended glacier trek which included ice climbing and it was worth every penny. First I want to say that the company runs a very slick operation where all our...More

Thank Bernard5lo
Reviewed 22 September 2017

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

1  Thank Bob L
Reviewed 20 September 2017

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 14 September 2017

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 14 September 2017

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 8 September 2017 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 7 September 2017 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 7 September 2017 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
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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