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Glacier Bay is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque places on earth, and Gustavus is the gateway to this serene paradise. Daily flightseeing tours of the park, enabling you to take in all the beauty and majesty of Glacier Bay from a warm, comfortable window seat. Flightseeing provides a unique perspective and a greater understanding of the movement of the glaciers and their impact on the surrounding terrain.
The east arm of Glacier Bay is home to many species of marine life, such as harbor seals and sea lions, and is a popular feeding spot for humpback and orca whales. The tidewater glaciers in this region are receding fairly rapidly, and as a result, often calve huge icebergs into the bay providing a dramatic site for those fortunate enough to behold it.
Flightseeing tours are offered daily out of Gustavus or Juneau - choose either a float plane tour, which includes a water landing for a close up view of a glacier's face, a wheel plane for a spectacular arial view of the Park, or even a helicopter for a more unique experience. These Alaska flightseeing tours are an excellent way to see what Glacier Bay is all about.
For more information or to reserve a seat on Air Excursions, please contact a Glacier Bay Reservation Agent: 888.229.8687. Upon arrival, trips may be arranged through the front desk staff at Glacier Bay Lodge.