Glacier View Sea Kayaking $ 120 pp
from Juneau, 3.5 h.
Transfer by bus to North Douglas Island for scenic views of the Mendenhall Glacier and Auke Bay. Upon arrival you’ll be outfitted in life jackets and raingear before beginning your adventure. Your experienced guide will teach you paddling techniques, then you’ll board two person kayaks with a new friend or traveling companion for an excursion that will leave you wanting more. The stable yet nimble kayaks will allow you to silently approach any wildlife in the area and give you a sense of how the famed Aleut Indians traveled the coastal waterways of Alaska in search of pelts for the Russian fur trading companies. You will be led in groups of five to six kayaks to places such as the Mendenhall Wetlands where you may have the opportunity to view the Mendenhall Glacier from an ocean explorer’s point of view. Your guide will explain the significance of places such as Smugglers Cove, the history of the surrounding area, and help identify local flora and fauna. You may see porpoise, seals, sea lions, eagles, herons, or even whales.
Historic Gold Mining & Panning Adventure $77,00 pp
from Juneau, approx. 1.5 h.
Relive Juneau’s gold rush history and pan for gold in the authentic setting of Gold Creek. A costumed prospector will guide you through a historic residential area enroute to Last Chance Basin. You will trace the route taken by Joe Juneau and Richard Harris in their search for gold over 100 years ago. Near the famous Alaska-Juneau gold mine, at its peak one of the world’s largest hard rock mining operations, you will get hands-on experience panning for gold in Gold Creek. “Guaranteed gold!“ Our prospector then recaptures the history of Juneau’s gold discovery and hard rock mining as you view the remnants of the mine. Tour Includes: Escorted tour by prospector/guide from the dock or downtown hotel; transfer to Gold Creek; gold
panning lessons; narration on the gold discovery of Juneau and hard rock mining; observation of Alaska-Juneau mine site; take home the gold you pan and receive a souvenir gold claim certificate; return transfer to the dock or hotel.
Whale Watch Tour $145 pp
from Juneau, 3 h.
Our whale watching tour duration is 3 hours. We leave downtown Juneau from the tram parking area and drive out to Auke Bay. At Auke Bay all passengers will board one of our viewing friendly boats. Binoculars are provided for your added viewing pleasure. Our captains and naturalists will take you on a search for whales in Favorite Channel, Stephens Passage, Lynn Canal or Saginaw Channel. Included in this search are animals
such as bald eagles, seals, sea lions, and much more. This is all done in the amazing Alaskan wilderness. The highlight of this tour is the humpback whales. The whales are here in Alaska feeding in the nutrient rich waters. Once a whale is spotted our captain will slow down and allow the passengers out side on the front and back viewing decks for excellent picture opportunities and an up close experience. This is an introduction into a truly
amazing experience. For those of you that have never seen a whale, you will never forget it!
Alaska Custom Hummer® Excursion from $ 646 pp
from Juneau, 4 h.
Combine a menu of high value inclusive tour options from which to choose, the comfort and elegance of a luxuriously appointed Hummer and the exclusive services of a personal chauffeur/guide. You’ll be introduced to your chauffeur/guide shore side. He’ll escort you to your rugged yet plush Hummer H2,
your vantage point for the next four or eight hours to experience Juneau and its surrounds on your own terms, and on your own schedule. You’ll be briefed on a variety of tour options that are available for you and your accompanying party to participate in. All are included in the price of your tour. Your list of ala carte options include private Glacier View Sea Kayaking, an intimate visit to a special place of refuge and retreat, the Shrine of St.
Therese, patroness of Alaska, an exclusive History Gold Mining and Panning tour to Last Chance Basin, a guided wilderness nature hike, a city tour with Mendenhall Glacier plus an authentic Alaskan outdoor salmon bake nestled in a lush rain forest setting.
Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip $149pp
from Juneau, 3 h.
This is an exciting yet gentle introduction to white water rafting, fun for beginning and experienced rafters of all ages. The adventure begins with a scenic tour to Mendenhall Lake where you’ll have an excellent view of the glacier face–one and a half miles wide and one hundred and fifty feet high. Near the shoreline suit up with raingear, life jackets and rubber boots. Each raft carries eight to twelve people and is rowed by an experienced guide. Paddle rafts are available for the more adventuresome. Floating within sight of Mendenhall Glacier on its iceberg studded lake, you will be treated to spectacular views of hanging glaciers, towering peaks and glacial topography. As you float down the river you will encounter stretches of moderate rapids that add excitement to the trip. An entertaining guide will explain the natural phenomena at work in this scenic valley. Once ashore you will enjoy an Alaskan-style snack. Tour Includes: Round trip transfer from the dock or hotel to Mendenhall Lake; narration on glacial features and local history; Alaskan-style snack, including “Martha’s Mendenhall Madness” and a souvenir “I Shot The Mendenhall“ pin; raingear, life jackets, and rubber boots. Souvenir photos, T-shirts, hats, sweatshirts and jackets are available for purchase.