The Mendenhall Glacier is one of Juneau’s most impressive natural wonders, stretching over 13 miles (21 kilometers). On this half-day tour, enjoy spectacular views of the glacier from the viewing platforms and walkways, and learn more about the mighty glacier at the Visitor Center. Then, set sail on a thrilling whale-watching cruise along the coast and look out for humpback whales, as well as other wildlife such as bald eagles and blue heron.
Dave Fish Alaska has been offering fishing trips all over the state of Alaska for more then 20 years. We have the most experienced guides and the most experience of any fishing outfit in our area. We pride ourselves on customer service as well and only book small groups to ensure the one on one time needed. We offer instruction and hope all of our clients walk away with more knowledge then they had before and amazing memories.
Kayak around large chunks of ice floes in a calm lagoon on this 5-hour Bear Glacier adventure from Seward. A jet boat first speeds you near Bear Glacier, the largest glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park, where you’ll board a kayak. Admire the stunning winter wonderland as you paddle through the icy labyrinth. Spot wildlife such as sea otters and seals, and enjoy snacks along the way. This small-group tour is limited to just six people, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention.
While most visitors only see the Mendenhall Glacier from crowded viewpoints, this tour takes adventurous travelers on a canoe trip to the base of the glacier for a completely different perspective of the majestic ice. With canoe lessons and a guide, the tour is open to first-time paddlers and the mellow water means you can take along a camera and capture the arctic cliffs, icebergs, and pristine blue ice.
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.
Hold on for an exhilarating river-rafting ride along Mendenhall Glacier. During this half-day adventure, drive through Mendenhall Valley before climbing aboard a raft rowed by an experienced guide. Float along for six miles around the foot of the glacier, through winding stretches of Class II and III whitewater rapids. Soak up gorgeous mountain scenery, and wrap up the day with a delicious snack. Families, beginners and the more experienced are all welcome! Hotel transport from Juneau included.
You are booking directly with the Tour Operator: the individuals who live and work year-round in Alaska. We have the intimate knowledge of the area and the way the cruise industry works here in Skagway. If you have further questions about our tour and/or your experience in Skagway or Alaska, feel free to contact us and pick our brain regarding our knowledge of this beautiful place.
Whale watching and visiting the Mendenhall Glacier are two of the most popular activities around Juneau. Check them both off your list on this half-day combo tour that includes flexible departure times and round-trip transportation from Mt. Roberts Tramway, making it ideal for a shore excursion or quick trip.
Navigate the waterways and islands of Clover Pass on a small-group kayak eco-tour from Ketchikan. Along the way, spot native Alaskan wildlife that inhabit this protected region where the thick foliage of the Tongass National Forest meets the sea, from sea lions and migratory humpback whales to eagles' nests and exposed starfish colonies. Paddle with two guides and a small group of no more than eight people for a more personalized wildlife-watching journey.
Spend 2 hours out on the Auke Bay Harbor's waters searching for humpback whales during this boat tour from Juneau. Listen to commentary from your guide and keep a lookout for other marine animals such as orca, bald eagles, and sea lions. Snacks, refreshments, and round-trip transportation from the Mt. Roberts Tramway in Juneau provided.
Enjoy some of Juneau's favorite activities in one tour on this 6.5-hour combo adventure that includes a whale-watching cruise, a visit to Mendenhall Glacier, and a meal at Tracy's King Crab Shack. You'll have the chance to see humpback whales in their natural environment, go hiking in Tongass National Forest, learn about the area's wildlife and landscape at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and chow down on king crab leg, crab cakes, and more. Morning and afternoon departure times are available so you can select the option that best suits you.
If you are keen to embark on an outdoors adventure but prefer something gentle, join this rafting expedition down the slow-moving Sixmile Creel near Hope, Alaska. Relax as you float down the headwaters, keeping an eye open for views of the Kenai Peninsula and such wildlife as bears, moose, and deer along the river banks.
See Alaskan wildlife on this whale-watching tour in Hoonah that takes you out onto the waters of Glacier Bay and Icy Strait, where humpback whales arrive each year to feed before heading south for the winter. The Hoonah whale season is roughly May to September. From the boat, you may also spot orcas, seals, and sea otters.
Board a jet boat with extra-large windows and watch for humpbacks in the beautiful Auke Bay on this whale-watching shore excursion from Juneau Port. A naturalist guide provides engaging commentary on the wildlife—including porpoises, sea lions and eagles—and local geology you see along the way. Capture that action shot of a breaching whale against the backdrop of the Alaskan mountains. Round-trip port transport included.
Explore the deep waters off the coast of Alaska during a personalized fishing charter from Ketchikan. Opt to fish for Pacific halibut and four types of Alaskan salmon or choose another focus such as wildlife watching or photography. Your experienced captain can suggest stops and customize the itinerary according to your preferences. Plus, choose from a 4-hour or 6-hour fishing trip to best suit your schedule.
While your ship is docked in Juneau, enjoy yourself on a 2-hour whale-watching cruise from Auke Bay. Keep your camera out to catch killer shots of whales on the hunt, humpbacks breaching into the air and Stellar sea lions soaking up the sun. While the onboard naturalist guide shares commentary on the wildlife you see, nosh on snacks like fresh Alaska salmon on bagels, along with hot chocolate and coffee.
The Chilkat Preserve is one of the best places in the world to find American bald eagles—thousands congregate there to feed on salmon during the fall and winter. This tour takes you on a scenic rafting trip along the Chilkat River—where the eagles put up residence during the summer—and provides the wilderness knowhow to spot the birds and other animals while navigating the river’s channels.
See the Mendenhall Glacier up close on a half-day tour from Juneau. You'll ride across the waters of Mendenhall Lake in a traditional Tlingit-style canoe that permits unobstructed viewing of the glacier, icebergs, Nugget Falls, and perhaps some Alaskan wildlife. Includes all equipment, snacks, and port pickup and drop-off.
Experience some of the best that Juneau has to offer on this full-day tour that features whale watching and a salmon bake. Watch for the giant creatures breaching and playing in Auke Bay. A naturalist on board also points out Steller sea lions, Dall's porpoises, bald eagles and sea birds in the area. Whale sightings are guaranteed. Then, in a historic gold rush setting, enjoy freshly grilled Alaska salmon, part of an all-you-can-eat buffet. Roast marshmallows around a campfire—what’s a better way to end a day of Alaska sightseeing?
On this 2-hour whale-watching cruise from Juneau, soak up photo-worthy moments like humpbacks breaching into the air, pods of killer whales on the hunt for prey and Steller sea lions basking in the sun. As your captain navigates from Auke Bay, a nature guide explains the wildlife you see along the way. While on board, enjoy delicious snacks like fresh Alaska salmon on bagels, along with coffee and hot chocolate.
Set voyage into Alaska’s Inside Passage on this whale-watching shore excursion from Juneau port. From the comfort of a heated jet boat or catamaran, enjoy views of fjords and snow-drizzled mountains, and delight in a medley of wildlife including orcas, humpbacks, otters, sea lions and bald eagles. After this memorable cruise, warm up with fresh crab at Juneau's Original Tracy's King Crab. This 3.5-hour shore excursion comes with transport to Auke Bay.
Hit the Alaskan waters on this 3.5-hour Mendenhall Lake kayak tour in Tongass National Forest. Journey across the lake in a kayak with group members in your same expertise level. Maneuver around glaciers as you take in stunning sights of the lake’s natural beauty, and catch sight of wildlife as you go. Paddle by Nugget Falls and the 3,000-year-old Mendenhall Glacier.
This jet boat adventure immerses you in the wilderness of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. You’ll take a ferry ride to Haines for a small-group tour of town with a guide, followed by coach travel along the Haines Scenic Byway. Then set off through the braided tributaries of the Chilkat River. Wildlife opportunities abound with eagles and moose often being the highlights. Lunch and transport from Skagway included.
While your ship is docked in port, get to know Sitka’s historical sites and enjoy wildlife sightings on this 4-hour land and sea combo shore excursion. First, hop aboard a catamaran and watch for whales, otters, porpoises and birds. Then, discover by comfortable van Sitka’s top attractions, like Sitka National Historical Park, Japonski Island and Fortress of the Bear, a habitat for rescued brown bears. Enjoy personalized attention on this small-group experience limited to 12 people.