Excursions
Historic Gold Mining And Panning Adventure

Historic Gold Mining And Panning Adventure

Rates

To be announced

Description

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.

not available in 2021