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Per Person $210 USD
Child (Ages 12 and under) $186 USD
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It is often difficult to make a decision on how you will spend your day in Juneau. This trip combines two attractions into one: a visit to the renowned Mendenhall Glacier and its most popular "residents."

Your adventure begins with a short drive through downtown Juneau all the way to Auke Bay where you will have the opportunity to see humpback and orca whales, Dall's porpoises, stellar sea lions, harbor seals, bald eagles, and more.

Once you board the boat, relax and let your experienced captain lead the way to whales and other wildlife. Since your guides visit the waters daily, they are quite knowledgeable about the social circles of whales and where they congregate. You will learn about life in Alaska, as well as the habits of these mammals.

Next, we're off to Mendenhall Glacier, which attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year! Enjoy overlook point (take plenty of pictures!) and time at the Visitor's Center.

This energizing day will bring you up-close-and-personal with nature.

Please do not jump in the water and try riding the whales. Thank you.

  • This tour includes:
  • Visit to Mendenhall Glacier (about 60 minutes of self-guided time at the glacier)
  • Admission fee to Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center
  • Boat ride to view whales
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Lots of photo opportunities
  • An Alaskan snack of freshly-baked bagel with local salmon spread, soda, coffee, hot cocoa, and water.

Days of Operation

Mon - yes
Tue - yes
Wed - yes
Thu - yes
Fri - yes
Sat - yes
Sun - yes

Departures (local time)

  • 9:15 AM (4.5 hrs) Check in time 9:15am. Tour departs promptly at 9:30am.
  • 3:15 PM (4.5 hrs) Check in time 3:15pm. Tour departs promptly at 3:30pm.

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• Binoculars are provided on the boat for your viewing pleasure.
• An Alaskan snack of freshly-baked bagel with local salmon spread is included in the price of the tour. We are not able to accommodate any allergies or dietary restrictions. If you wish, you may bring your own snack.
• Due to the nature of this trip, we cannot make wildlife guarantees, although we're fairly certain you will get your fill! Peak viewing is June-August.


• All passengers must be able to get on and off the bus and to navigate the steep incline between the bus and boat.
• The boat ride can be bumpy. Guests with neck, back or hip problems should not participate.
• When purchasing, please enter the number of children under age 2 who will be on the trip.
If you are traveling on the NCL Bliss please note that you must disembark the ship immediately to make the tour on time. The walk to the meeting point is approximately 20 minutes.