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Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip

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Juneau, United States
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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Step off your cruise ship and into a river raft on this 3.5-hour shore excursion along Mendenhall Glacier. An experienced guide rows your raft, allowing you to soak up the gorgeous mountain scenery as you float along for six miles around the foot of the glacier. Wind through stretches of Class II and III whitewater rapids and wrap up the outing with a delicious riverside snack. Families, beginners and the more experienced all will enjoy this Mendenhall Glacier float trip. Port transport from Juneau included.
  • 3.5-hour river-rafting shore excursion from Juneau
  • Raft through Class II and II rapids while you take in the unbelievable scenery
  • No prior experience required and all ages are welcome
  • Keep an eye out for abundant wildlife, like bald eagles, seals, otters and bears
  • Alaskan-style snacks are included
  • Port pickup and drop-off included
  • Covered by Viator's Worry-Free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship
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Professional guide
Snacks
Transportation
Worry-Free Shore Excursion Guarantee
Gratuities
Souveniers (available for purchase)
Souvenier Photo (available for purchase)
Alcoholic Beverages
490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Please indicate your ship or hotel name when booking your tour
  • Children must weigh at least 50 lbs (22 kg) in order to fit into required life jackets
  • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please indicate your ship or hotel name when booking your tour
  • Children 13-17 must have a signed parental consent form to participate in the absence of a parent or guardian
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Alaska Travel Adventures Inc.

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers.

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Fun trip with a great guide!
Passenger04140717389
, Jun 2019
Loved this excursion! The scenery was beautiful and we had a wonderful guide. Cade, was so energetic and enthusiastic sharing stories and while safely guiding us down the river.
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Mendenhall Glacier Tour
dianedE7938TI
, Jul 2018
Beautiful Tour! Alex, our guide, was very professional, knew the river very well, and obviously enjoyed his job! We were pleased to find it was not a true whitewater rafting type tour with heavy rapids. It was more of a float tour. All water gear was provided. Shoes and items were collected prior to departing on the tour and ready for us at the end of the tour.
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Fun Float Trip
lemegan26
, Jul 2018
Organized shuttle to the rafting area. Tanner (our tour guide) was very informative and made our trip very enjoyable! We appreciated the rain gear provided.
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Amazing!
, Jun 2018
The experience was worry-free. Our guide was fantastic. It was fun for the entire family! I would do it again. The staff was knowledgeable and courteous.
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The raft ride across the lake and...
RJCrowley
, Nov 2017
The raft ride across the lake and down the river was very interesting and fun. the guide was a student from Minnesota and really enjoyed his job. The post rafting snacks are pretty lame. It rained during most of our ride which made it pretty cold.
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Nice tour but not much to see on the...
Gary B
, Oct 2017
Nice tour but not much to see on the river except the back yards of people's homes
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We didn't know there were only 4...
Scott O
, Aug 2017
We didn't know there were only 4 rafts where everyone paddles. I'd recommend you include a note to the vendor if that is what you desire. Our raft as most had a guide controlling his set of oars, and the passengers were along for the ride. Still a very enjoyable trip down a glacial river - great views of Mendenhall Glacier, there was a bald eagle sitting on a branch about 15 feet away from our raft at one point. You may be disappointed if your expecting a full on whitewater rafting experience, but it is a very beautiful, interesting, and enjoyable way to see part of Juneau. Well coordinated with bus shuttle from port to river and return. Bus driver gave narration along the trip, both directions. Many eagle and salmon sightings!
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Fun rafting and beautiful scenery...
Yolanda W
, Sep 2016
Fun rafting and beautiful scenery. Our guide was very skilled at guiding us through the class 3 rapids.
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This was a good tour. Our guide...
Kim H
, Jun 2016
This was a good tour. Our guide worked hard to ensure we had a good trip. We got to see two black bear cubs playing on the river bank.
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White water was weak . Maybe two feet...
Steve S
, Jun 2016
White water was weak . Maybe two feet ab never got close to mendhonhal glacier
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