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Coastal Helicopters

#27 of 87 Tours in Juneau
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We are a Helicopter Charter Service based in unique Juneau, Alaska. During the summers we devote a portion of our fleet of helicopters to running tours for visitors coming off of the many cruise ships that pass through our town, or visiting family...more
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8995 Yandukin Dr, Juneau, AK 99801-8086
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed January 30, 2017

We had pre-booked a tour through the cruise line. When we fronted up to go on it, we were told it had been cancelled. We walked around the corner and there was a billboard saying "Glacier landing and dog sledding tour". Monty from Panhandle Tours...More

7  Thank Leigh-Anne B
CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2017

Thanks for sharing your review with us! Perseverance can definitely pay off with tours up here, and it sounds like you came out on top! Offering our tours directly, or through vendors and booking agents allows us to keep costs a bit lower on an...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed June 5, 2017

What was a great excursion, at first, turned for the worse at the end. Coastal helicopters put seven lives in danger while getting me, my husband and five others off Herbert Glacier from the dog sled tour. They rushed things when the weather turned bad....More

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CoastalHelicopters, Manager at Coastal Helicopters, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

I would like to formally apologize for the experience you had with us while on the tour and express that we are all deeply sorry for the incident at the conclusion. We are working closely with the federal authorities to investigate the incident. Derrick Grimes...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never been on a helicopter before and what an introduction it was. I cant rate this highly enough. The pilot was fantastic, the views of the glaciers were breathtaking. The snow white with the vibrant blues of the crevasses were like meringue topping....More

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Reviewed September 27, 2018

Our pilot, Michael, was so great! He had taken the time to really learn about all the types of glaciers, and he was able to educate all of the six passengers on our excursions about glaciers in a way that made sense and also was...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Could not speak more highly of this company. From booking online to our drop off back in downtown Juneau. We initially booked the dog sled tour but unfortunately the camp closed due to snow conditions, we were contacted and given options to cancel, or do...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2018

We booked this tour through Juneau Shore Tours. We were picked up by minibus at the end of the ship’s jetty and taken to the airfield. The trip caters for all fitness/ability levels. When we arrived we each had to get on the weighing scales,...More

1  Thank skilli15
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

I was picked up by bus and driven to the helicopter building. We viewed a video of what to expect on the tour. We were given a safety briefing, selected our “ice boots”, and were sitting down putting them on. Just then an announcement was...More

1  Thank snog89
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Usually hate the American overuse of the word awesome but I used it twice with passion on vacation in Alaska - once whale watching and again with Coastal helicopters when we landed on the glacier. Great friendly company, cool pilot and once in a life...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We arranged an excursion tour independent of our cruise line and got really lucky.  Pilot Michael C. was outstanding and we had a wonderful time thanks to his guidance. A consummate professional, Michael catered to our group, ensured we had a spectacular & safe adventure. ...More

Thank Kyle545
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Just returned from an amazing cruise-vacation to Alaska, and at first was reluctant to book the helicopter tour on my own. After mutch thought I decided to book it through Trip Advisor with Coastal Helicopters. This tour was such a big part of our trip....More

2  Thank JoeChino
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

All the employees contributed to making this a seamlessly efficient and safe activity. We were picked up at our cruise ship in a van. The driver provided us with information about life in Juneau. Once we arrived at the airport, staff members put boots over...More

1  Thank Sine-Wave
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We were on a Princess Cruise to Juneau but booked this tour through TripAdvisor to save money. The experience was amazing. The day we arrived into port several helicopter trips to the mendenhall glacier had been cancelled due to weather but with our booking and...More

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639melj
August 21, 2018|
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Response from CoastalHelicopters | Property representative |
Hello Mel, Thank you for reaching out to Coastal Helicopters. Yes, we provide transportation to and from all the cruise ship docks/piers in Juneau. Please let us know if you have any additional questions! Kind Regards... More
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Teresa C
June 21, 2018|
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Response from CoastalHelicopters | Property representative |
Good Morning, Thank you for reaching out to Coastal Helicopters. We suggest wearing comfortable walking shoes as we provide glacier boots that will slip on over your shoes to provide traction and are water proof. Please... More
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