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NorthStar Trekking

Juneau, AK 99803
+1 907-790-4530
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Bucket List Trip

We were on a cruise via Royal Caribbean and when I asked around to people who'd been to Alaska... read more

Reviewed yesterday
James F
"Must-do" tour, left us wanting more

Exceptionally well organized and managed tour operation from the equipping, to safety orientations... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Toronto, Canada
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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
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Juneau, AK 99803
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Reviewed yesterday

We were on a cruise via Royal Caribbean and when I asked around to people who'd been to Alaska before they all said helicopter tours were the best. We went with it and splurged on the two hour helicopter and glacier trek on Mendenhall. Best...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Exceptionally well organized and managed tour operation from the equipping, to safety orientations to the actual tour. I think we were a bit lucky in terms of weather but this was definitely the best excursion we did from the cruise. Danny, our pilot, did a...More

Thank sixstringYYZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Skylar and James were wonderful guides for our two hours on the glacier. Their attention to our comfort and safety was only exceeded by their love of their environment and sharing it with their visitors. The attention to detail by the ground crew and helicopter...More

Thank wmccfp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was great and very well organized. It started with a 20 minute helicopter ride prior to landing on the glacier. Our tour guides Mariah and Nate were fantastic. They were very knowledgeable about the glacier, helpful with photos and safely oriented. Drink the...More

Thank Cusefaninga
Shannon H, General Manager at NorthStar Trekking, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you enjoyed your trekking tour with us and appreciate you sharing this review. Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Incredible excursion, the helicopter ride to/from the glacier was mesmerising. The walkabout on the glacier was fantastic, the tour guides were amazing, very informative they made the experience fun and Northstar provided first class kit. Thank you

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I did the 2 hour Helicopter Glacier Trek. What an awesome experience! The Helicopter ride to and from the glacier was awesome! Tracy, our pilot, explained many of the features and the geological processes at work on the Mendenhall glacier. She also...More

Thank ccwb_tx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the coolest experience I've ever had. We were helicoptered up to the glacier and then spent a few hours with our guide, James, walking the glacier and learning about the different aspects. He was very knowledgeable and made the tour amazing for us.

Thank Chelsea G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great guides, great hike, and awesome helicopter rides. Make the climbing and repelling comfortable and exciting. Once in lifetime opportunity

Thank Chad W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide, Dawn, was amazing !! A three hour climb and some repelling into this glacier is a must do !! Only will drink glacier water from now on !!

Thank AmyMG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this excursion directly with Northstar. Was a fantastic trip. Smooth helicopter ride with Jenny. Beautiful glacier views from up high. 2 he trek on glacier was worth the $2k+ we spent for 6 people. Was a one of a kind experience. Highly recommend this...More

Thank travelrunner70
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Susan M
10 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
14 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
5 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