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VSHelicopters Tours

Valdez Airport, Valdez, AK 99686
+1 907-831-0643
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Best Tour Ever!!!

We booked with VSHelicopter Tours for our visit to Valdez based on reviews we read and we were not... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim R
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San Angelo, Texas
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Worth the money!

Leigh our pilot was awesome. Not only did we see a glacier, we walked on it and drank the water... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Mary M
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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 of glacier water! See the majestic Columbia Glacier up close. See huge pieces of ice calve off into the ocean and hear the thunderous roar. Walk amongst the massive icebergs that get trapped on the shore as the ocean tide goes out. This is a MUST DO in Alaska!!! It's like having your very own National Geographic experience...in person! An experience to remember for a lifetime! If you are planning a flight seeing tour in Alaska, THIS is the one to do!!! We have the longest tours for the best prices in all of Alaska and the scenery is absolutely breath taking. Read what our guests are saying about us! We look forward to creating a magical experience for you...one that you will be talking about for years to come.
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Hours Today: 06:00 - 23:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Valdez Airport, Valdez, AK 99686
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked with VSHelicopter Tours for our visit to Valdez based on reviews we read and we were not disappointed! When we arrived to check in we decided to upgrade to the tour that included two landings one at the base of the Columbia Glacier...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Leigh our pilot was awesome. Not only did we see a glacier, we walked on it and drank the water! Ask Leigh a question, she has the answer. Great way to end my trip to Alaska and also one of the highlights! Thanks Leigh!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

My first visit to Alaska was capped off with the greatest experience ever thanks to VS Helicopter Tours and our awesome pilot, Leigh! It was my first time in a helicopter and the coolest! Leigh took us to the Columbia Glacier where we watched some...More

Thank Beth G
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Awe! Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review! I had so much fun flying with you both and I LOVED that I got to be your first heli experience! We got lucky with a spectacular day, but even when...More

Reviewed 28 September 2016

After some pretty horrendous weather and a foggy hastart the weather finally lifted and we were able to book this trip. Afer discussing the trip options with Leigh and Evan, we decided on the Everything but the Kitchen Sink Tour. I recommend no less -...More

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AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Aaahhh! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review...a wonderful review at that! Evan and I had a great time flying with you two! The best part of our job is seeing it all through your eyes...even though it literally never...More

Reviewed 10 September 2016

Our tour was an awesome experience! Although the weather was not good, the ride was smooth and our pilot was able to show us a lot of wildlife, glaciers, waterfall etc etc. I recommended this tour if you are around Valdez.More

Thank Mickael C
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a great review! The saying goes in Alaska, especially here in Valdez, "If you wait for a sunny day to do something, you'll never do anything at all!" I'm glad you didn't wait and you got to...More

Reviewed 4 September 2016

My fiance and I loved the fact that we had the helicopter to ourselves. We saw some amazing views from above and then there was landing on the glacier itself, spectacular! I wish I remembered the name of the pilot as he was brilliant. He...More

Thank emmziie
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Thank you for your fabulous review! I think it was Shane that flew you...isn't he great!? One of the things we are most proud of is the ability to turn every tour into a private, intimate experience. We fly Robinson helicopters with only 3 and...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

My husband and I took the helicopter tour of Columbia Glacier.OMG,the scenery was amazing.We landed on a beach at low tide and there was big huge icebergs from the Columbia Glacier floating in the water and on the beach.We could see the Columbia Glacier from...More

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AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2016

Thank you so much for your review!! I'm glad you got to experience the magic of this place and I'm so glad you had a great time with Shane and have some fun pictures to truly remember it. Colleen, I know you had high expectations...More

Reviewed 21 August 2016

This trip was a surprise birthday present to me from my husband. It was awesome to say the least. We took the Kitchen Sink tour and landed on Shoup Glacier and at the base of Columbia Glacier. When booking the tour, the website asks if...More

Thank Roadreadynow
AKHeliFlyer, Owner at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2016

Wow!!!! First off, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fabulous and detailed review! This is an experience that is hard to explain to people, but reading through your detailed account of what to expect will give other folks a really good...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

My daughter and I spent 11 wonderful days in Alaska. This was by far the best excursion we did on our trip. Everything from planning and selecting which tour we were going to take with Leah to the actual trip with Shane was outstanding. They...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We took the 1 hour glacier landing tour w/ drinking glacier water. I'm terrified of heights, so I was really nervous about getting on the helicopter. We had Shane and he was awesome. He gave us the safety briefing and helped me get harnessed into...More

Thank Marie W
AKHeliFlyer, Front Office Manager at VSHelicopters Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2016

Thank you Marie for taking the time to write such a nice review! It is amazing how often we have guests that are afraid of heights or helicopters and end up leaving with the biggest smiles on their faces. We are so happy to provide...More

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Linda K
I can not find a price for this tour, How much does it cost?
5 February 2017|
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Response from W0RLDTRAVELJUNKIE | Property representative |
See the website at VSHelicopters com for all the tours and prices!
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minisnowball
Which helicopter tour is better: Columbia/Valdez glacier vs. Denali/Talkeetna mountain? Given the fact that the glacier helicopter costs twice as much as the same length (1.5 hour) tour in the Denali region.
13 May 2016|
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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
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shirley k
Do you think the helicopter tour is betterr than the boat tour to see Columbia Glacier? thanks
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
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