Heli Kayak Adventure

$599.00 per person

A scenic R44 Helicopter flight thru the glaciated Chugach National Forest, a 1.5 to 5 mile hike customized for your group, a glacier blue kayak trip amongst icebergs on Spencer Glacier Lake, and a return trip via the AK Railroad’s Glacier Discovery Train.  Not many heli tours pack so much adventures into just one day.

 

Tour Details

Itinerary:

  • 8:00 AM –  Pick-Up at Hotel Alyeska, or Arrival to Alpine Air Hangar at Girdwood Airport.
  • 8:45 AM –  Alpine Air Helicopter Departure.
  • 9:10 AM – Landing at Spencer Lake (Dependent on your groups custom hiking desire & time of year)
    • Helicopter Landing Zone dependent on Weather and Snow Pack Conditions
  • 9:15 – 10:30 AM / 12:15 PM Hike to Spencer Lake (1.5 to 5 + Miles Hike to your kayaks).
    • Catered Lunch & Hot Drinks provided along the hike.
  • 12:00-4:00 PM  Glacier Blue Kayak around Icebergs at Spencer Lake and up close to the Glacier Terminus Face.
  • 4:45 PM         Board the AK Railroad Glacier Discovery Train to Portage Station
  • 5:05 PM         De-board Train at Portage Station for CA Shuttle to Girdwood Accommodations
  • 5:30 PM         Return Arrival to Girdwood

Additional Details:

  • Minimum of 2 Guests per booking party.
  • 20 minute unforgettable scenic flight of the surrounding Chugach Mountains to Spencer Glacier.
  • Additional Scenic Flight Time available for additional cost.  Please let us know if you’d like a longer scenic helicopter ride or glacier landing.
  • Catered lunch, drinks and snacks provided.  Please let us know ahead of time of any dietary restrictions, vegetarian, gluten-free options.
  • Rain ponchos, kayak splash tops, personal flotation devices / life jackets provided for the kayaking portion of the tour.  We have a base camp at Spencer Lake with this equipment.

What to Bring:

  • Hiking Boots or a good pair of sneakers that you can hike with.
  • Warm clothes (wear synthetic layers)
  • Rain Jacket
  • Warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Please let us know what you have and what you will need to get fully outfitted and prepared for the trip.
  • Trekking Poles Provided if Needed.

CA Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made up to 7 days in advance will receive a 50% refund. For cancellations within 48 hours NO refund will be given. Cancellations made 8 days or more in advance will receive a full refund minus a 5% transaction fee.