Tuxideny Bay Helicopter Tour

Join us on the Tuxideny Bay Helicopter Tour for a breathtaking journey over Lake Kontrashibuna and Tuxideny Glacier, complete with wildlife sightings and serene bay explorations.


Alaska’s Backcountry Inn: Tuxideny Bay Helicopter Tour – Includes Round Trip Airfare, 2 Nights at Our Cozy B&B, and an Enthralling Helicopter Tour

Alaska’s Natural Theatre: Where Skies, Glaciers, and Wildlife Converge!


Embark on a journey to discover the mesmerizing treasures of Alaska with our Tuxideny Bay Helicopter Tour. Departing from the Backcountry Inn, be enthralled by the vibrant turquoise hues of Lake Kontrashibuna, followed by a breathtaking aerial view of the majestic Tuxideny Glacier. Continue to the serene Tuxideny Bay and Silver Salmon Creek, a thriving wildlife sanctuary where mighty Grizzly Bears roam amidst nature’s harmony.

Tour Highlights:

  1. Lake Kontrashibuna Spectacle: Begin your aerial journey over the dazzling waters of Lake Kontrashibuna, a glacial gem reflecting the pristine Alaskan wilderness.
  2. Tuxideny Glacier Adventure: Get a bird’s-eye view of the sprawling Tuxideny Glacier, an ancient icy marvel sculpted over millennia and a testament to nature’s powerful artistry.
  3. Tuxideny Bay Odyssey: Experience the tranquility of Tuxideny Bay, where the sky meets the water in a harmonious embrace, offering a serene backdrop for the bustling wildlife.
  4. Silver Salmon Creek Excursion: Embark on a scenic journey through the serene waters of Silver Salmon Creek. This tour is a visual feast, offering a chance to observe the vibrant ecosystem and Alaskan fauna in their natural habitat. Please note: while the creek is known for its abundant fish populations, fishing is strictly prohibited to preserve the delicate balance of this pristine environment. Come experience the beauty with your eyes only.
  5. Experience the Majesty of Grizzly Bears: Our tour provides a unique opportunity to observe Grizzly Bears in their natural environment alongside Alaska’s diverse wildlife, offering exceptional moments for photography enthusiasts. Should conditions allow and bears are spotted, we will safely land to offer you a closer, yet respectful, encounter with these magnificent creatures.


  • Nature’s Duo: $5,500 for two enthusiasts, an opportunity to bond over shared awe and wonder.
  • Wildlife Trio Expedition: $6,300 for three, perfect for families or groups looking to immerse themselves in nature’s theatre.

Note: Please adhere to the total weight limit for passengers and gear, set at 750 lbs, to ensure a safe and smooth journey for all.


This comprehensive tour spans an estimated 3 hours, allowing ample time to bask in the diverse beauty of Alaska’s landscapes and wildlife.

Weather Advisory for Scheduled Departures:

Our expeditions are subject to the whims of Alaska’s weather, which can often be as changeable as it is breathtaking. We place the utmost importance on your safety and the overall quality of your tour experience. If adverse weather conditions impact your scheduled departure, we will keep you well-informed and make adjustments as necessary.

Rest assured, we are dedicated to commencing your adventure at the earliest opportunity once the weather is deemed favorable, ensuring you don’t miss out on the wonders of Alaska’s natural beauty.

To ensure peace of mind amidst Alaska’s unpredictable weather, we strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance. This precaution safeguards your investment, allowing you flexibility and security in the event that Mother Nature reshapes your travel plans.

Why Choose This Tour?

If witnessing the raw power and delicate balance of nature is your passion, this tour is tailor-made for you. From majestic glaciers to the majestic stride of a Grizzly, every moment of this journey offers a spectacle, a story, and a memory to cherish.

Secure Your Adventure Today!

The skies, glaciers, and bears are calling. Respond to the allure of Alaska’s wild. Book now and embark on a journey that paints the true essence of Alaska.

NOTE: Our commitment to safety remains unwavering. All our pilots have undergone rigorous training, and our helicopters receive regular maintenance checks. Always heed the pilot’s instructions and safety protocols during the tour.