Juneau Shore Excursion: Mendenhall Glacier Canoe, Paddle, and Trek
6 Hours 30 Minutes
Hotel Pickup Offered
Mendenhall Glacier and Lake is the Juneau area's premiere wilderness destination for its beauty, scale, and ease of access. This 6.5-hour tour takes you right up to the glacier, past Nugget Falls, and over Mendenhall Lake, combining paddling, ice trekking, and hiking for a full-day's worth of wilderness adventure suitable for the whole family. This tour is available as a shore-excursion for cruise passengers.
Inclusions & Exclusions
Driver or guide
Port pickup and drop-off
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Pick-up and drop-off from designated meeting points
All necessary paddling and glacier equipment
Rain gear and rubber boots
National Park fees
Paddling and safety instructions
Departure & Return
For cruise ship passengers and clients staying in the downtown area, the centralized meeting location is the company sign located between Taku Smokeries (Green Building) and the Mt. Roberts Tramway. (Please look for a person holding a sign with Above & Beyond Alaska.)*Clients staying at major hotels in the Mendenhall Valley may be picked up directly from their hotel. *Clients off cruise ships docking at the AJ Dock with 30 minutes or less between their ship's arrival time and trip departure time will be picked up directly from the AJ Dock.
MUST BE APPROVED TO JOIN TIME - Put time request in email request. Mondays: 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pmTuesdays: 7:30am, 8:30am, 2:30pmWednesdays: 7:30am, 3:30pm Thursdays: 8:30am, 12:30pmFridays: 8:30amSaturdays: 8:30amSundays: 7:30am, 10:30am, 1:30pmTour departs within walking distance of the cruise port
Returns to original departure point
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Age minimum of 12 years or older onlyÂ
Safety harnesses fit up to 45 inch waist sizes. Not able to accommodate larger waist sizes.Â
You must include the following in the comments section when booking: rain gear & shoe sizes for each passenger, (for adult men and women, S-XXL and youth, S-L) and any pertinent medical information
Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult and have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian
Adult pricing applies to all travelers
At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide their ship's name
At time of booking, clients staying locally must provide the name of their place of lodging
At the time of booking, clients must provide the following for each participant: name, age, height
weight, rain gear and shoe size, and any pertinent information regarding medical issues (or history) and allergies.
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
All participants must be physically capable of paddling 5-6 miles round-trip and hiking
trekking approx. 2 miles round-trip
Not wheelchair accessible
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
All participants are required to sign a waiver before beginning the trip
A specific amount of time on the ice cannot be guaranteed. The amount of time on the glacier is dependent on the group's pace and weather conditions.
Visiting specific features such as ice caves, moulins, etc. cannot be guaranteed due to the constantly changing nature of the Mendenhall Glacier. Your guide will assess the hazards on the day of the trip to determine if a particular area is safe to trek upon or enter.
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.