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The Taku River Basin is home to a large variety of wildlife such as brown bear, moose, wolves, goats and bald eagles. While in flight you will enjoy breathtaking views of our Nations largest National Forest. From the airboat you will have panoramic views of the largest glacier in the Juneau Ice Field, cascading mountains, and the pristine Taku River.
After a 15 to 20 minute flight on the Helicopter you will arrive at the Airboat Base. The airboat portion of your tour will be between 30 and 40 minutes long. The return trip to the helicopter base will be another 15 to 20 minutes, after which you will be transferred back to your cruise ship.
Safety instructions will be given at the beginning of each portion of your tour.
Please note the weight of each participant needs to be included in the comment section of the order form. For those weighing over 280 pounds please enter your request by ordering the Helicopter Airboat Adventure with Supplemental Charge Included.
Children weighing under 40 pounds will require a car seat.
There is a no bag policy for the helicopter, it is a safety issue and an extension of an FAA policy regarding unsecured baggage in the aircraft. All items taken on board must be in pockets or in something like a waist pack, no backpacks, purses, bags, camera bags. Bins are availabe where you can leave a bag(s) during your tour. The tour facility is staffed at all times for security, however the bins are not locking.
Departures (Local Time)
9:30 AM (Hours: 3)
3:30 PM (Hours: 3)
Choose Child / Adult Pricing
Cost Per Person (Adult)
Tour Cost: $483.00
Tax/Other Fees: $52.00
Total Cost: $535.00
Cost Per Person (Child)
Tour Cost: $446.00
Tax/Other Fees: $64.00
Total Cost: $510.00
Remember to bring your camera. Please indicate weight of each participant in the comment section of your order form. Due to weight and space limitations for the helicopter, there is a supplemental charge for persons weighing 280 lbs or more and must be paid in advance.For this request please order using the Helicopter Airboat Adventure with Supplemental Charge Included.As you are weighed prior to flight, please be advised that if the supplemental fee has not been paid in advance, the supplemental fee will be charged prior to boarding and depending on availability of seats you may be denied boarding and no refund will be issued. The dog camp is about the 3800 foot level,and the helicopter can reach heights of up to 5000 feet, possibly a bit more. Children weighing less than 40 pounds will require a car seat. Please advise when placing your tour request if you will need the tour operator to provide a car seat. Due to safety reasons lap children are not allowed onboard the helicopter. PLEASE NOTE: There is a no bag policy for the helicopter, it is a safety issue and an extension of an FAA policy regarding unsecured baggage in the aircraft. All items taken on board must be in pockets or in something like a waist pack, no backpacks, purses, bags, camera bags. Bins are availabe where you can leave a bag(s) during your tour. The tour facility is staffed at all times for security, however the bins are not locking.
At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.