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Old March 7th, 2007, 11:26 AM
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Default Skagway Glacier viewing by helicopter

Has anyone done this? I am going in mid July, would doing this at 8:15 am or 11:15 be better? Any suggestions.
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Old March 7th, 2007, 07:31 PM
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Has anyone done this? I am going in mid July, would doing this at 8:15 am or 11:15 be better? Any suggestions.
From Skagway, I would opt for a ride on White Pass & Yukon Route (WP&YR) instead, as it offers absolutely spectacular scenery and you can't do it anywhere else. The glacier viewing by helicopter probably would cost less in other ports of call, like Juneau, because the glaciers are closer to the ports.

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This is an excellent tour. And the cost is about the same out of Skagway and Juneau with TEMSCO. There are 2 other venders in Juneau.

I like early tour scheduling, then there is block of time for something else. Skagway is a little less canceled than Juneau, but no longer do the early tours have the option for rescheduling, usually. These tours are extremely popular and usually fully booked.
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I booked the 8:15, so we have time to do other things too. We have tours booked in Juneau that we really wanted to do.
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It's just different ends of the same ice-field... Great tour from either port.
The folks who really want to ride the train in Skagway usually fly helicopters in Juneau. Folks who want to whale watch or fish in Juneau can then fly helis in Skagway....

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