Explore the 3,000-year-old Mendenhall Glacier on this 5.5-hour adventure tour from Alaska’s capital city, Juneau. Paddle out on the iceberg-covered Mendenhall Lake for about an hour until you reach Mendenhall Glacier. Then, spend about an hour to an hour and a half on the glacier. Afterward, paddle back to your starting point, and warm up with a hot beverage once you reach the shore.
Embark on a moderate hike in Matanuska-Susitna Valley on this full-day tour from Anchorage. During your trek along Matanuska Glacier, pass dramatic blue meltwater pools and ice formations. Capture incredible views of the Alaska Range, the Talkeetna Mountains and the Chugach Mountains, and gain insight into the local geology from a seasoned guide. Finish the hike with a relaxing Alaskan lunch overlooking the glacier. This Matanuska glacier hike comes with gear, safety equipment and hotel transport.
This tour includes glacier hiking on Exit Glacier located within the Kenai Fjords National Park. Explore the fascinating features of the glacier including blue ice and large crevasses. Add a little excitement as we (safely) explore many features of this ancient ice. All the while enjoying the amazing views around us!This tour is available with pick up in Seward or meet-on-location at the park entrance. Choose to be collected at select pickup pointa in Seward or meet us at Exit Glacier Nature Center a few miles outside of the town of Seward.The whole tour will last about 8 hours in total, up to 3+ hours of which may be spent on the ice.This trip is rated as STRENUOUS.*The hike up the mountain is approximately 1.5 miles, with ~1,300 feet of elevation gain - this is the most physically exerting part of the trip.Terrain: You must have a good-to-high level of fitness and be able to walk on steep, and uneven terrain, uphill for long distances, and for long durations.
Experience Mendenhall Glacier by land and water on this 6.5-hour combo-adventure tour from Juneau. First, hop into a canoe at Mendenhall Lake and paddle around luminescent blue icebergs and past cliffs and waterfalls toward Mendenhall Glacier. Step onto the glacier and explore the area with trekking poles. No matter what level of paddling or glacial-trekking experience you have, a guide is there to prepare you for each step of the journey. Look for wildlife sightings and expect personalized attention on this small-group tour limited to 14 people.
Ride an electric bike to the end of Ketchikan's 'road to nowhere' and then hike thorough a wildlife-rich rain forest on this combo eco-tour. Pedal from the marina to the end of the island's paved road system on a battery-powered bike, and then dismount to trek through the wilderness of the Tongass National Forest, following a trail that passes an active salmon-spawning stream, a waterfall, beach views, and dense foliage that's home to an array of native Alaskan wildlife.
Join one of our guides on a once-in-a-lifetime excursion from the lodge out to the terminus of the Matanuska Glacier. Guides will narrate the tour, share their knowledge and are more than happy to stop for photos along the way.All levels of ability are welcome and accommodated during our Winter Tours, including those unable to walk. (Call for details)
Focus on the scenery of Tongass National Forest and Totem Park on this eco tour from Ketchikan. Traveling with a small group of just 11 people or fewer means you'll get personalized attention and plenty of time to ask questions of your guide. Follow your guide on a walk through the Alaskan rain forest and Totem Park, where you'll get views and photo ops of pristine creeks, ancient trees, and moss-covered ground. There's even a geo-caching scavenger hunt to keep kids interested and occupied.
Embark on an adventure off the beaten path — a trek on Mendenhall Glacier — while your ship is docked in Juneau. Take on challenging terrain during an 8-mile hike that immerses you in Alaskan wilderness. Come across plunging crevasses and ice caves on this thrilling journey, pictures of which are sure to impress your fellow cruise passengers back at port and family at home.
Few places on Earth rival the grandeur of Denali National Park. This 3-hour hike, led by a naturalist guide, is limited to just seven people for a more personalized experience. Perfect for the first-time visitor, the experience is offered in the morning, afternoon or under the midnight sun (twilight), allowing you to explore the boreal Alaska Range forest at a time that suits you best.
Make the most of your time in port in Ketchikan and discover Alaska’s natural wonders and cultural heritage. Enjoy a guided walk through the rainforest, stopping to admire a natural waterfall and see the native flora. Then, visit a Totem Park, learn about the ancient Alaskan tradition, the cultural heritage of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people and explore a magnificently carved clan house. This small-group tour ensures a more personal experience and includes pick up at the cruise port.
Hike with an experienced, naturalist guide and small group through the wilderness trails of Denali National Park. The 5-hour experience showcases the tundra, taiga and boreal forest that has made Denali a mecca for wilderness adventurers the world over. Listen to narration to understand the parks botany, geology and history as you focus on the nature all around you — not the logistics or your map.
Get adventurous in Skagway with three outdoor activities in one 5.5-hour combo tour. You'll bike through the rainforest, hike on the Chilkoot Trail, and take a scenic float down the Taiya River. Select a morning or afternoon departure time when booking.
Go hiking in remote areas of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge on a full-day hiking tour that begins with a scenic cruise across a mountain lake. The boat takes you into areas that are not accessible by car, allowing for an immersive wilderness experience in Alaska's stunning Kenai Peninsula. The tour is suitable for active participants who enjoy hiking, with routes that range from easy to challenging depending on the group. Includes expert guide, boat transport, picnic lunch, snacks, water and tea.
Discover Angel Rock on this 5-hour guided hiking trip to the Chena River State Recreation Area from Fairbanks. This moderate 3.5-mile loop is one of the most popular trails in the Interior of Alaska, and provides stunning views of Angel Creek Valley and the Chena River. A guide leads you to scenic vista points and explains the local geology. Keep your eyes peeled for wildlife such as moose and grouse, and learn about the granite formations called tors that you see along the way. Round-trip hotel transport is included.
Head outside the city for a look at the Alaskan countryside on this tour from Anchorage. As you travel along the Glenn Highway National Scenic Byway, you'll learn about the pioneer history and prehistoric wildlife of the region.
While your ship is docked in Juneau, visit the Pack Creek Brown Bear Viewing Area, a protected wildlife site with the highest concentration of brown bears in the world. This day trip includes a floatplane flight over Tongass National Forest and a kayaking journey through Windfall Harbor. A certified guide takes your small group of no more than 10 people into the Alaskan wilderness to watch brown bears frolicking in the meadows and catching salmon in rivers. The Pack Creek Brown Bear Viewing Area issues a limited number of visitation permits, exclusively to tour operators. Avoid disappointment by booking this tour well in advance.
Follow the scenic trails around Seward on a guided small-group nature hike suited to your fitness level and preferences. Trek through the beautiful Alaskan wilderness and see glacial lakes, snow-capped mountains, and alpine tundra. Learn about the area’s history and keep an eye out for wildlife, including bears, moose, and lynx. Your tour includes bottled water, lunch, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Seward.
Immerse yourself in the Alaskan wilderness on a trek through a vast temperate rainforest that includes views of waterfalls, wildlife, and glaciers. Your private guide takes you to off-the-beaten-path photo spots so you can capture authentic wilderness shots without other tourists getting in the way. Plus, throughout the hike, nature enthusiasts can learn about the unique ecosystem and its inhabitants.
Enjoy a full-day tour with a moderately challenging hike at Wickersham Dome in the White Mountains Recreation Area. Your knowledgeable guide shares informative commentary as you take in this spectacular wilderness area in the Alaskan interior. Light refreshments and round-trip transportation from Fairbanks are included.
Escape to a winter wonderland at the Chena Lakes Recreation Area on this snowshoe tour from Fairbanks. As a guide takes you over snow-covered trails at a leisurely pace, watch for wildlife such as moose, birds, snowshoe hare, and foxes. Explore forests and frozen lakes in this tranquil environment, and hear the sound of your snowshoes crunching softly in the snow. This is a perfect budget-friendly activity for the family.
Chugach State Park—one of the largest state parks in North America—lies just outside of Anchorage. This tour makes it easy to visit the park by leaving the driving and planning to someone else. You’re picked up from your Anchorage accommodations and taken on a day hike selected to take advantage of weather conditions and your group’s preferences. Plus, your lunch is provided.
Climb to the top of Mount Riley, the highest peak on the Haines Peninsula, on this full-day guided hike. Follow the scenic mountain paths and forest trails to the 1,512-foot (461-meter) peak; enjoy spectacular views over Lynn Fjord, Chillkat Lake, and the Chillkat glacier; and tuck into a delicious picnic lunch on the mountaintop.
Discover the stunning scenery of the Chilkat Lake State Park during a thrilling coastal hike along the Chilkat Inlet. Set out on a full-day guided hike, look out for wildlife in the Alaskan rainforest and Moose Meadows, and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch with spectacular views over the Chilkat glacier.
Learn about the traditional Alutiiq lifestyle, Russian colonization, and early American life as we visit important touchstones in our community. Hear stories of the 1912 Nova Erupta explosion that buried Kodiak in 3 feet of ash and stories of the 1964 Great Earthquake and Tsunami that sank this side of the island 6 feet. This tour is sure to leave you with a better understanding of the people, places and stories that make up our Kodiak Island.