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VSHelicopters Tours

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“the kitchen”(11 reviews)
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Don't miss the trip of a lifetime! The most beautiful flying in all of Alaska is HERE in the world famous Chugach Mountains and Prince William Sound. Experience walking on a glacier...drink the water, see your reflexion in a crystal clear blue pool...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Valdez Airport, Valdez, AK 99686
+1 907-831-0643
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

Let me start by stating that I've done many flightseeing tours in Alaska and elsewhere, and the experience I had at VS Helicopters was exceptional! Leigh was very friendly and helpful at the desk for my initial inquiry and check-in (I decided to fly last...More

Thank JaminR
Reviewed 28 September 2018

It’s hard to find the words (i.e. Amazing, Awesome, Magical, Beautiful, Breathtaking, Spectacular…) to express our THANKS to VS Helicopters and Leigh, our guide and pilot for an Experience of a Lifetime. This adventure has been on my Bucket List for a long time and...More

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Wonderful experience and well worth the splurge. We opted for the “kitchen sink” tour and are so happy we did. In our travels we have often booked Glacier helicopter tours and were cancelled do to the weather. Somehow we were so lucky in Valdez the...More

Thank Jayne M
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you Leigh and our pilot Justine for a magical tour this morning. We chose the ‘Everything’ tour as it ticked all the boxes. As we live in Australia who knows when we’ll get back. We had our concerns about the weather conditions but after...More

Thank FreemoFun
Reviewed 15 August 2018

My husband, myself and 7 year old daughter took the Glacier Explorer Tour, we were gone for about 1 hour 15 minutes. It was amazing, our pilot was Justine. She was awesome, very knowledgeable and fun. My daughter loved that we had a female pilot....More

Thank Kristin S
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This adventure became one of the main highlights of our journey to Alaska. Even on a rainy gloomy day, two plus hours went as one breathtaking moment, full of life-lasting memories. We chose the “Everything and the Kitchen Sink,” and this tour indeed has it...More

Thank Irisha-FL
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Our pilot was Lee, and we couldn't have asked for a more wonderful, interesting, and genuine experience... This tour is worth the money, I wished we would have picked the longer tour...1hr went past too quickly. Landing on the glacier was a very unique and...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Had a great time! I don’t like flying in small aircraft but Leigh made it so stress free and fun! We had a great time we flew up to Valdez Glazier. Spent time up there And drank the water and just listened to the sounds....More

Thank Denisr57
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

This was amazing. Leigh was very helpful in booking and our pilot Travis was wonderful. Our 5 and 1 year olds loved every second of it and so did we. Such an amazing experience from start to finish. Worth every penny and would highly recommend...More

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AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Ahhh! Wonderful! Thank you so much for taking the time to share your fabulous review! Travis had a wonderful time with your family and I certainly enjoyed helping to facilitate that! Enjoy the rest of your time in Alaska and we hope to see you...More

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Tried to book a 1/2 day fishing trip CHARTER and they wouldn’t accept anything less than full day price. Money lost — money saved. Economics 101 isn’t in their business plan. 55 miles away in a chopper.?? I’ll stick to boats & airplanes from now...More

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Linda K
5 February 2017|
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Response from AKHeliFlyer | Property representative |
I think you are referring to the Everything and the Kitchen Sink Tour which is currently (2017) 595 per person.
12 May 2016|
Response from AK F |
Many people have told us that after flying both places, they were blown away by seeing the Columbia glacier. The mountains and scenery around Prince William Sound are visually so stunning, I truly believe it is the prettiest... More
shirley k
26 July 2015|
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Response from AKHeliFlyer | Property representative |
Hello there Shirley, While both the boat and the Helicopter offer a view of the Columbia Glacier, the helicopter offers an up close and personal experience while the boat often times is unable to get through the bay due to... More