There’s little doubt that stunning scenery has contributed to the popularity of tours in Juneau, capital of Alaska. Get ready for fun and adventure in the great outdoors.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM JUNEAU
You’ll get to appreciate Alaska’s amazing scenery from two different perspectives – on a helicopter tour, and a guided glacier walk from Juneau. Enjoy aerial views on a helicopter flight over the rock formations and icefalls of the Juneau Icefield, and land on a glacier for a narrated walk amidst the spectacular glacial landscape.
WHALE WATCHING AND TRACY’S KING CRAB COMBO
Meet our largest local residents – the humpback whales! Once aboard your coach, your driver guide narrates as you’re transferred to the harbour to board our custom-made whale watching boat. Experience two hours of guaranteed whale spotting and other possible wildlife.
Once you’re back in town, you can enjoy Juneau’s Original Tracy’s King Crab. The combo meal includes a meaty King Crab leg, yummy crab cakes, and their oh-so-delicious bisque! Beer and wine are available for purchase.
ALASKAN BREWING COMPANY TASTING EXPERIENCE
Join us on an easy paced trip to Juneau’s own Alaska Brewing Company. Founded in 1986, they have been producing world-class beers for locals and beyond! All ages are welcome on this tour however only guests over 21 can sample their fine ales!
MENDENHALL GLACIER SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY AND HIKING TOUR
Experience some of the gorgeous nature and capture amazing photographs during this four-hour small-group hiking and smartphone photography tour of Mendenhall Glacier, outside of Juneau. Journey to the mouth of Nugget Falls, scope out panoramas and closely observe the wonders of the temperate rainforest, all through the lens of a camera.
A professional photographer will show you how to use your smartphone to capture everlasting Alaskan memories that look high-quality. This tour is limited to 10 people, for an excellent learning experience.
ALASKAN GOLD DISCOVERY: GOLD MINING AND PANNING AT GOLD CREEK: FROM JUNEAU
Enjoy a true Alaskan adventure as you pan and mine for gold along Gold Creek and Last Chance Basin, near Juneau!
With your guide, learn how to pan for gold, and keep what you find when you’re done! Your guide, dressed in traditional 19th-century attire, will take you to a secluded location along Gold Creek, only accessible with a special permit, and show you what it was like during the Gold Rush for the thousands of gold-seekers who flocked to the region. You have the choice to pan in the creek or enter the water in the demonstration trough – Will you find gold?
EXCLUSIVE PARK CREEK BEAR VIEWING: FROM JUNEAU
Embark on an unforgettable Alaskan wilderness adventure on this small-group day trip to the Pack Creek Brown Bear Viewing Area, a protected wildlife location with the highest concentration of brown bears in the world!
From Juneau, join your guide on a scenic floatplane ride over Alaska’s Inside Passage and Tongass National Forest to Windfall Island. Then, kayak to the mouth of Pack Creek on Admiralty Island and witness Grizzly bears in their natural habitat – truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
The Pack Creek Brown Bear Viewing Area requires a permit to visit, and for the first time since 1997, the National Forest Service has awarded these exclusive and limited visitation permits to tour operators. Book this tour to make sure you don’t miss out on the amazing chance to enter the viewing area.
TAKU GLACIER BY HELICOPTER AND AIRBOAT: FROM JUNEAU
Want to see one of the most beautiful and inaccessible places in the world? Venture to Taku Glacier by helicopter, flying over sprawling and unruly Tongass National Forest, and then we explore Taku River by boat for up-close views of the largest glacier of Juneau Icefield. Enjoy even more amazing access with an actual walkabout on Taku Glacier.
Experienced pilots share the history of the region as you snap photos that are sure to get the thumbs-up on social media. This small-group, 3-hour tour includes round-trip hotel transport from Juneau.
PRIVATE TOUR: CUSTOMISABLE HUMMER TOUR OF JUNEAU
Explore Juneau exactly how you want on this customisable private tour!
Your private guide will escort you on either a 4-hour or 8-hour sightseeing tour in a luxuriously appointed Hummer H2 ®. Choose from a wide selection of activities that you’d like to do during your tour, including an authentic salmon bake, sea kayaking, a visit to Mendenhall Glacier, a Juneau city tour and much more! This tour is fully customisable – you are in charge of your Juneau itinerary!
GLACIER GARDENS RAINFOREST ADVENTURE IN JUNEAU
Welcome to Glacier Gardens, a uniquely designed rainforest botanical garden in the midst of the Tongass National Forest. On your guided tour you will learn all about the landscaped botanical gardens, the reclaimed stream cascading close by, and the innovative garden designs, the “Flower Towers” all while indulging in the area’s immense history and the rare temperate rainforest habitat.
Travel by covered rainforest shuttles through Alaska’s natural wonderland. Your guide will describe points of interest along the 2-mile path up Thunder Mountain where a cliff-side boardwalk leads to a phenomenal panoramic view of Juneau. Open May 15 – September 15, and not available for winter off-season visits.
JUNEAU HELICOPTER TOUR AND DOGSLEDDING EXPERIENCE
Experience Alaska through the eyes of an Iditarod musher!
Start with an exhilerating helicopter tour over the glaciers of Juneau Icefield, and then land at a secluded glacier camp for a dogsled ride across vast snowfields nestled among mountain peaks, a truly magical scene.
You’ll hear some personal stories about the famous Iditarod dogsled race from the racers themselves, and then you can dress up in original Iditarod dogsled gear for some memorable photo opportunities!
DOUGLAS ISLAND ZIPLINE TOUR: FROM JUNEAU
Experience the Alaskan wilderness from the treetops on a zipline adventure from Juneau.
First, enjoy a short, high-speed boat ride across the Gastineau Channel to Douglas Island and an off-road trip through the rainforest. Then soar through the air on 10 ziplines, admiring views of the dense forest canopy below.
See natural attractions like Bullion Creek and the old Treadwell Mine, and end with a rappel descent.
JUNEAU SUPER SAVER: GOLD PANNING AND SALMON BAKE
Pair panning for gold with a fresh salmon bake, and you get a memorable Alaskan experience.
After a brief city tour of Juneau, venture to Gold Creek and Last Chance Basin for a hands-on adventure in gold panning – keep anything you find! Dig into a traditional all-you-can-eat salmon bake before toasting marshmallows on the fire.
Check out Salmon Creek waterfall, and watch a Tlingit Master Carver work on 10-foot-tall totem poles and silver jewellery. Buses run throughout the night, so you can return to Juneau whenever you’d like.
MENDENHALL GLACIER RAFTING TOUR: FROM JUNEAU
While visiting Juneau, get up close to Alaska’s impressive Mendenhall Glacier on this exciting 3.5-hour rafting tour. Sit back and have fun as your guide paddles you through Class II and III rapids at the foot of the glacier. While you float down the 6-mile (9.6-km) route, take in the amazing sights of the glacier, the sheer mountains and the abundant wildlife. No rafting experience is required, and this tour is family friendly.
MENDENHALL GLACIER WITH SALMON BAKE: FROM JUNEAU
View one of Mother Nature’s most amazing treasures, the Mendenhall Glacier. Then, feast on some wild Alaskan salmon and chicken along with a variety of side dishes guaranteed to satisfy the heartiest appetite. Listen to musical entertainment and venture out to explore the nearby creek, waterfall and mining remnants. Salmon Bake buses depart regularly back to the pier, so you may return at your leisure.
JUNEAU IN ONE DAY: MENDENHALL GLACIER, WHALE WATCHING AND SALMON BAKE
Want to see the best Juneau has to offer in one day? First, get an up-close look at the ice wall at Mendenhall Glacier.
Then, board a jet boat for a whale-watching adventure and spot humpback whales. End your day tour with a delicious traditional salmon bake, and watch a Tlingit Master Carver work on 10-foot-tall totem poles and silver jewellery. This outing is perfect for food lovers and those seeking an all-inclusive Alaskan experience!
JUNEAU WHALE WATCHING ADVENTURE
Spend your morning or afternoon spotting magnificent humpback whales in the picturesque Auke Bay with the Alaskan mountains in the background. On this whale-watching adventure from Juneau, not only will you be in the presence of these massive creatures, but you may also see harbour seals, sea lions, porpoises, bald eagles, bears, deer and a variety of birds. On a clear day, you can even see Mendenhall Glacier!
STORYTELLING WALKING TOUR OF JUNEAU
This 2-hour walking tour of Juneau will not only bring you the little nuggets of history that make up the wonderful capital city of Alaska, but will also show you the power of storytelling.
Every area of the city has its own story, and you will find a bit of what life is like on the last frontier. On your path around town, your guide will point out all the little stories that make life here unique. Whether it is a bear walking into the bar, the miners lives in the mountains, or the town vying to keep its capital, there is plenty to interest anyone. This tour will leave you with a greater appreciation for Juneau and Southeast Alaska from the inside out.
MENDENHALL GLACIER LAKE PADDLE
Get up close and personal with the magnificent Mendenhall Glacier and Lake from an unparalleled vantage point – the seat of your kayak!
Paddle through a glacial wilderness, an immense wall of ice, icebergs dotting your path, waterfalls raging in the distance, a temperate rain forest in view, and peaks towering above you.
Experience a guided 4.5-hour paddle into the uniquely accessible glacial environment of the Mendenhall.
ADVENTURE HIKE ALONG MENDENHALL GLACIER
This adventurous small-group hiking tour will take you on Juneau’s beautiful West Glacier trail. You move through some lush temperate rainforest, and up to a lookout point over Mendenhall Glacier and the mountains beyond. The trail can be tricky, but your guide will be there every step of the way to teach you tips for adventuring in Alaska, and back at home.
MENDENHALL GLACIER VIEW SEA KAYAKING
Glide into a glorious adventure on a two-person sea kayak to view mighty Mendenhall Glacier.
Learn paddling techniques from an expert, then set out for possible close encounters with wildlife against a spectacular backdrop of forested slopes, peaks and icy spires of a glacier.
Tour Fritz Cove, look for bald eagles and humpback whales, and visit the Mendenhall Wetlands, a protected habitat teeming with birds, mammals and marine life. Onshore, enjoy a snack and reminisce about your adventure. It’ll be a highlight of your Alaskan vacation.