Alaska Shore Excursions

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Juneau Shore Excursions & Tours:

 Juneau Glacier Dogsled Tour via Helicopter

Can you imagine yourself standing on the runners of a dog sled with a team of huskies loping across the ancient snowfields, nestled among the peaks of the vast Juneau Icefield? Then follow the lure of the trail to this once in a lifetime experience in Juneau! You will be conveniently picked up at the main cruise ship terminal and transported to the heliport where you will start this very special adventure.

The helicopter flight is only the beginning of this legendary experience that includes flying over the Icefield to the dog camp, a kennel tour, and the dogsled ride! When you take off, glaciers are seemingly within arm's reach. Glacier-carved mountains will unfold in front of your eyes as you embark on your flight to the camp.

Upon arrival at your destination, you will share this adventure with 80 Alaskan huskies and hear unique personal accounts of the Iditarod, back country experiences and have an opportunity to ask questions. FEEL THE EXCITEMENT as the team is hooked up, and….YOU'RE OFF! . The thrill of driving a dog team and participating in a great Alaskan pastime creates this ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE!


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Duration: Approximately 3 Hours (25-30 mins flightseeing; 1 hour at dog sled camp)

Price: $495.00 per person

         


Juneau Glacier Dogsled Extended Tour via Helicopter

This tour is the same as our Glacier Dogsled Tour, but with extended time and a second glacier landing!

Can you imagine yourself standing on the runners of a dog sled with a team of huskies loping across the ancient snowfields, nestled among the peaks of the vast Juneau Icefield? Then follow the lure of the trail to this once in a lifetime experience in Juneau! You will be conveniently picked up at the main cruise ship terminal and transported to the heliport where you will start this very special adventure.

The helicopter flight is only the beginning of this legendary experience that includes flying over the Icefield to the dog camp, a kennel tour, and the dogsled ride! When you take off, glaciers are seemingly within arm's reach. Glacier-carved mountains will unfold in front of your eyes as you embark on your flight to the camp.

Upon arrival at your destination, you will share this adventure with 80 Alaskan huskies and hear unique personal accounts of the Iditarod, back country experiences and have an opportunity to ask questions. FEEL THE EXCITEMENT as the team is hooked up, and….YOU'RE OFF! . The thrill of driving a dog team and participating in a great Alaskan pastime creates this ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE! Learn more...


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Duration: Approximately 3.5 Hours (25-30 mins flightseeing; 1 hour at dog sled camp, 15 min at extra landing)

Price: $560.00 per person

 


Juneau Whale Watching Tour

For an amazing experience and the chance to have an excursion you'll never forget, come aboard for this adventure of boating and fun including a 100% guarantee you will see whales!

Our captains and naturalists will take you in search of humpback and killer whales, Steller sea lions, Dall’s porpoise, harbor seals, bald eagles, bears and deer, making for the ultimate Southeast Alaska Wildlife Viewing. Your journey will take you through Favorite Channel, Stephens Passage, Lynn Canal or Saginaw Channel.

This tour leaves downtown Juneau and drives out to scenic Auke Bay. At Auke Bay all passengers will board one of our specially designed boats for Southeast Alaska wildlife viewing. Large windows inside a heated cabin provide for a comfortable and exceptional viewing experience. Two outdoor decks provide for up-close viewing capabilities of some of Alaska’s most incredible creatures. Our experienced guides and naturalists take you on a sea adventure of a lifetime throughout the majestic glacier-carved waters of Southeast Alaska. Learn More...


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Duration:  Approximately 3 Hours from the main cruise ship terminal and back

Price: $110 for Adults, $90 for Children (age 12 and under)

           


Juneau Whale Watching and Mendenhall Glacier Tour

Want to get out onto the open Alaskan waters? Our captains and naturalists will take you in search of humpback and killer whales, sea lions,porpoises and so much more! Your journey will take you through Favorite Channel, Stephens Passage, Lynn Canal or Saginaw Channel, all popular spots for spotting some of Southeast Alaska's finest wildlife.

Take a guided bus ride from downtown Juneau out to Auke Bay, where you will board one of our specially designed boats with large windows, heated cabins, and outdoor decks. Come aboard for an up-close viewing of Alaska's most incredible creatures, while listening to a naturalist and experienced guide.

There is a 100% guarantee or your money back to see the majestic humpback whales that travel to Alaska for feeding in the nutrient rich waters. Once a whale is spotted, our captain will slow down and passengers are allowed out on the decks for a truly unique and up-close experience. With plenty of time out on the water, you're sure to see an array of spouts, tails, breaches, and more!

Coupled with this tour is a stop at world-famous Mendenhall Glacier! Take in the massive and mighty Glacier, an explosive river of ice with rugged crevasses and a vibrant blue color. Learn more...


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Duration:  Approximately 4.5 Hours from the main cruise ship terminal and back

Price: $130 for Adults, $110 for Children (age 12 or under)

      


Juneau Whale Watching and Salmon Hatchery Tour

Enjoy the best that Juneau has to offer by land and by sea. First, join a small group for an intimate whale encounter on a small but comfortable vessel. Each vessel is fast, safe, and mammal friendly! They also boast a fully enclosed and heated cabin, large windows, and plenty of deck space. The mammal friendly water jet-drive is quiet underwater and does not have a propeller. This allows marine mammals to swim and feed nearby in safety.

Whales are the operator's specialty. Humpback whales can be found actively feeding and playing near Juneau from May through September.
Onboard your naturalist will offer you a taste of wild Alaskan salmon, Alaskan chocolate, fudge and an assortment of Coke products, bottled water, coffee, hot chocolate. The operator is so confident that they will find whales that they offer a 100% Money Back Guarantee if your captain is unable to find a whale. Learn More...


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Duration:  Approximately 4.5 Hours from the main cruise ship terminal and back

Price: $125 for Adults, $105 for Children (age 12 and under)

          


Juneau Helicopter Icefield Excursion

Travel through time as you fly over million year-old glacial ice fields by helicopter to enjoy breathtaking views of spectacular rock formations of the mountain peaks, rainforests, glaciers, icefalls, ice spires, and vibrant-blue crevasses of the Juneau Ice Field.

Keep an eye on the mountain peaks for wildlife including bears, deer, and mountain goats while descending towards the landing site on either the Herbert, Taku, Norris, or Mendenhall Glaciers. Upon reaching your destination your pilot/guide will shut down the helicopter and escort you on an informative, relaxing walk along the glacier’s surface while describing the magnificent area that surrounds you. Flying over the glaciers by helicopter is one Alaska shore excursions you won't want to miss!


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Duration:  Approximately 2.5 Hours from the main crusie ship terminal and back

Price: $275 per person

   


Juneau Rainforest Canopy Zipline

Enter the Fly-Zone! This eco-adventure combines the thrill of gliding above the treetops in a rich rainforest on over 6,000 feet of dual ziplines, suspension bridges, and a ground-based trail network. With a channel crossing aboard an expedition craft, mountain ascent on an off-road vehicle, and aerial exploration of hidden relics of a world famous gold mine, your day is sure to be diverse and exciting!

Board a high speed vessel to cross the Gastineau Channel, with a beach landing at the remote Treadwell Mine site on Douglas Island. Your professionally trained guides will outfit you with state of the art safety equipment and provide a detailed safety briefing before transporting you in a 4 x 4 all-terrain vehicle up the densely forested hillside to the first zipline tree platform. This is your introduction to nearly a mile of dual high tension cables linking a network of platforms mounted high in carefully selected old growth spruce trees.  Learn More...


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Duration: Approximately 3.5 Hours from the main cruise ship terminal and back

Price: $179 per person


Juneau City and Glacier Tour

How about a custom tour from a local guide in the capital city of Alaska to kick things off? This deluxe tour is one of Juneau’s most popular options and hits the city’s main attractions up close by motorcoach. This fully narrated tour guided by a local driver begins in downtown Juneau and offers an excellent history of the state's capital city and its scenic attractions, including the famous Mendenhall Glacier.

Starting in the famous streets of historic downtown Juneau, the tour will take you right by the Governor’s Mansion, Alaska state Capitol, and world famous Red Dog Saloon. You will enjoy narration and information as you roll past the city's highlights.

From there you will drive along the scenic Gastineau Channel and Wildlife Refuge to the Mendenhall Glacier. Take in the massive and mighty Mendenhall Glacier, an explosive river of ice with rugged crevasses and a vibrant blue color. At the glacier you will have approximately 45 minutes to explore the walking paths and the U.S. Forest Service Visitor Center. Learn More...


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Duration: Approximately 2.5 Hours from the main cruise ship terminal and back

Price: $35 per person


Juneau Glacier Flightseeing by Floatplane

The grandeur of Alaska will thrill and delight you beyond expectation on this unforgettable multi-glacier flightseeing tour where everyone enjoys a window seat. Explore Juneau icefield's most stunning glaciers by authentic floatplane, a truly awe-inspiring experience.

Your adventure begins the moment your aircraft departs from the Juneau waterfront, amidst the remains of early day gold mines. You will fly past waterfalls and lush green rain forests while the narration describes the unfolding scenery. The highlight will be the views of the magnificent glaciers, remnants of the Ice Age, making up the spectacular Juneau Icefields’ 1,500 square miles of solid ice. Learn More...

Note: Tour not available on Mondays


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Duration: Approximately 1 Hour from the main cruise ship terminal and back

Price: $210 Adult, $180 Children (12 and under), Under 2 years old are Free but must ride on an adult’s lap.

      


Juneau Taku Glacier Lodge and Flightseeing by Floatplane

You're in for the journey of a lifetime. The Taku Lodge experience is about friends, family, delicious food, and feelings. It’s just what memories are made of. Glacier flightseeing, a remote log cabin, wilderness trails, wildlife, and to top it off the best Wild Alaskan King Salmon feast you will ever have make this experience truly Alaskan.

Take off directly behind the cruise ships from Gastineau Channel and fly in a nostalgic floatplane with a narrated tour where everyone enjoys an unrestricted window view of five breathtaking glaciers on your way to the wilderness lodge. The highlight of your flight will be viewing magnificent glaciers (both advancing and receding) and deep blue crevasses of the Juneau Icefield. Snow-capped mountains, cascading waterfalls and lush forests await.

The Taku River will be your runway when you land at the Taku Glacier Lodge located directly across the picturesque Hole-In-The-Wall Glacier. The rustic cabin is decorated with old dog sleds, hunting and trapping gear, furs and other Alaskan memorabilia.  Learn More...

Note: Tour not available on Mondays


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Duration: Approximately 3 Hours from the main cruise ship terminal and back (45 minutes flightseeing and 2 hours at the Taku Glacier Lodge grounds)

Price: $295 Adult, $250 Child (12 and under), Under 2 years old are Free but must ride on an adult’s lap

 


Juneau Sled Dog Discovery & Musher’s Camp

Experience dog mushing like you might never have imagined! You will learn about the life of sled dogs and their musher and see these dogs in action when they pull you on a fast and thrilling summertime ride. Once you have arrived at our Musher's Camp, you will meet the dogs, climb onto a custom made, wheeled sled designed specifically for running during the snow-less summer months, then sit back and watch the team pull.

Your team of 16 huskies will whisk you along a one-mile trail surrounded by gigantic spruce and hemlock trees - many of which are hundreds of years old! After the ride, sit down and enjoy a rich and historic presentation of the sport from one of our experienced mushers.

Before heading back, don't forget to cuddle with the adorable husky puppies. Enjoy some refreshments and wander through the camp to visit with the dogs and the mushers whose hard work, dedication and love, make mushing such a unique and wonderful sport.


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Duration: Approximately 2 Hours and 20 Minutes from the main cruise ship terminal and back

 

Price: $135.45 Adult, $93.45 Child (10 years and younger). Infants under 2 years old are free if they ride on an Adult’s lap


Alaskan Brewery Tour and Tasting

Kick back and relax Alaskan style! Alaska has a rich history of brewingm and this tasty excursion is your opportunity to partake in it. From the explorers of the 1700s through the Gold Rush, many thirsty Alaskans have been able to enjoy locally made beers.

The Alaskan Brewing Company was the 67th brewery in the country and the first brewery in Juneau since Prohibition. Alaskan beers reflect many of the same characteristics of beers that were brewed here during the gold rush era. From the historically based Alaskan Amber recipe to alder-smoked malts and Sitka spruce tips, Alaskan beers reflect Juneau's local brewing history and innovation.

While sampling our award-winning beer, learn about the history of Alaskan Brewing Co. and how beer is made. View our original 10-barrel brewing system and browse our collection of artifacts from brewing history in the state of Alaska, as well as our international collection of beer bottles and cans. Buy great beer gear, including apparel, glassware and fun novelties. Best of all, meet our Brew Crew while sampling their work.

Notes: All ages welcome. Beer tasting is only offered to guests over 21 years of age. Photo ID is required.


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Duration: Approximately 1 Hour and 40 Minutes

 Price: $15 per person

 

 

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-- Bert and Meryl, Georgia

"We were impressed by how many great shore excursions and opportunities were available in Juneau."
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