Experience Alaska's icefields and favorite sporting event in a thrilling new way during this combination helicopter flightseeing tour and dog sled ride.
Depart the pier for an exhilarating helicopter ride over spectacular glacier sites en route to historic Skagway, and a visit to the dog camp on the nearby Denver Glacier. Upon arrival, you will take in expansive views of the area's endless sea of peaks and glaciers, then have an opportunity to meet the professional mushers and friendly dogs that made the Iditarod Dog Race famous.
Next, you will be introduced to the art of dogsledding, and the world of mushing. During this memorable excursion that is suitable for all ages, you will have an opportunity to either stand on the sled and mush, or relax in the sled and observe the breathtaking environment around you. Glacier walking boots will be provided.
Following your dogsled ride, you will be transferred back to the pier.
Please note: This tour includes approximately 30 minutes of total flight time, 30 minutes at the dog camp and 30 minutes of dogsledding. Times and routes may vary due to weather and glacier conditions. Guests are advised to dress warmly in layers, and bring a hat, gloves and sunglasses from the ship. Due to increased security, carry-on bags will not be permitted on the helicopter. A secure place at the office will be provided to store personal items. The helicopter base may be busy and crowded with guests from other cruise lines, however the flight will be exclusive to Oceania guests.
*Due to weight and balance limitations, passenger safety and comfort, passengers weighing 250 pounds or more may be assessed an additional $150 to reserve extra space on board the helicopter. No Ipads or tablets allowed on helicopters.