Our Favorite Juneau Tours

You can't leave without trying one of these sensational Juneau tours & excursions!

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Alaska Sea to Shore

This is the best opportunity to see whales, all while exploring the islands and scenic beauty of Juneau from the water.  This family-owned and operated boat adventure offers whale watching adventures, shore explorations, water taxi services, and custom charters for those that want to get off the beaten path.

Tracy Arm Fjord Boat Tour

Board the 100 person boat two blocks from here for a trip to another world! Your ultimate destination is the very active Sawyer Glacier. On your way, you will see huge icebergs, 1000 foot waterfalls, emerald green water, snowcapped peaks and shear rock palisades. Watch for whales, porpoise, seals, eagles, bears and mountain goats. Food is available for purchase but we recommend bringing your own. 8-10 hours.

Juneau Mendenhall Glacier float trip

Get ready for a true outdoor experience!  This tour will take you on an exhilarating river rafting adventure down the beautiful Mendenhall River. There is something for everyone, whether this is your first time or you’re experienced! You can choose to paddle or just sit back and enjoy the day. No matter what, this is a tour not to be missed! 3.5 hours

Homestead Visit & Salmon Bake at Taku Lodge

Combine the awe-inspiring flightseeing tour of glaciers with an incredible salmon feast at the historic Taku Lodge. Your Seaplane will land on the mighty Taku River and dock at the Taku Lodge, an authentic dog training lodge on the National Registry of Historic Places. Dine on fresh king salmon while listening to the incredible story of Mary Joyce and other colorful residents of the nearly 100-year-old lodge. Both brown and black bears are seen on this property. Departs two blocks from the Silverbow Inn.

Juneau Tours on the Water

Juneau Tours

Tracy Arm Fjord Boat Tour – 8-10 hours
Board the 100 person boat two blocks from here for a trip to another world! Your ultimate destination is the very active Sawyer Glacier. On your way, you will see huge icebergs, 1000 foot waterfalls, emerald green water, snowcapped peaks and shear rock palisades. Watch for whales, porpoises, seals, eagles, bears, and mountain goats. Food is available for purchase but we recommend bringing your own. 8-10 hours.

BEST OF JUNEAU – Whale Watch, Mendenhall Glacier and Salmon Bake
If you only have one day or are maximizing your time, this is one of the best Juneau tours for you! You will go on a 2-hour whale watch adventure before heading off to visit our famous Mendenhall Glacier, before finally ending with delicious all you can eat fresh southeast salmon bake in a spectacular, rustic setting.

Whale Watching – 3 hours
We prefer the smaller, more intimate boats for whale watching tours around Juneau. From downtown, you are taken by bus to beautiful Auke Bay, where the humpbacks are feeding 23 hours per day. If you’re fortunate, you will witness the famous “bubble net feeding.” Other wildlife in the area include orcas, eagles, sea lions, and more. These Juneau tours depart multiple times per day.

Alaska Sea to Shore – Whale watching Adventures
This is the best opportunity to see whales, all while exploring the islands and scenic beauty of Juneau from the water.  This family-owned and operated boat adventure offers whale watching adventures, shore explorations, water taxi services, and custom charters for those that want to get off the beaten path.

Salmon and Halibut Fishing/ Whale Watch combo – 4-6 hours
Catch salmon and halibut in this combo. This boat holds a max of 6 people and this captain, who is a life-long Alaskan, knows all the secret spots in Juneau. They can assist with the processing and shipping of your catch, too!

Juneau Mendenhall Glacier float trip
Get ready for a true outdoor experience!  This is one of the very best Juneau tours, and will take you on an exhilarating river rafting adventure down the beautiful Mendenhall River. There is something for everyone, whether this is your first time or you’re experienced! You can choose to paddle or just sit back and enjoy the day. No matter what, this is a tour not to be missed! 3.5 hours

Paddle with Whales
Get ready for a true once-in-a-lifetime experience. Hop in your kayak and get on the water where you can appreciate the true size of these majestic animals. Spend plenty of time exploring on the water with skilled guides. 6 hours

Juneau Tours in the Air

Juneau Tours

Helicopter and Dog Sledding – 3 hours
Board a modern turbine-powered helicopter and fly over wetland habitat, the Tongass National Forest, 7,000-foot peaks, and Inside Passage waterways on your way to one of Juneau’s many glaciers. Your pilot will land on the glacier, where your hiking adventure begins! Explore the glacier’s surface with your experienced guide. Experience the massive size and grandeur of this natural wonder! These Juneau tours depart multiple times per day.

Just Helicopter Pilots Choice
Board a modern turbine-powered helicopter and fly over wetland habitat, the Tongass National Forest, 7,000 foot peaks, and Inside Passage waterways on your way to one of Juneau’s many glaciers. Your pilot will land on the glacier and your hiking adventure begins! Explore the glaciers surface with your experienced guide. Experience the massive size and grandeur of this natural wonder! With two different glacier landings, 50 minutes of flying time and the Pilot as your guide, this tour is a one-of-a-kind personalized experience. 2.75 hours

Fortress of the Bears Kayak – 8 hours
Go on an unforgettable wildlife kayaking and brown bear viewing experience into the “Fortress of the Bears” on Admiralty Island! You’ll begin your day with a 25-minute scenic floatplane flight to Windfall Island on the remote Admiralty Island. From here, you’ll kayak about 1 mile to the world-famous Pack Creek Bear Sanctuary, the prime brown bear viewing area. This unique wildlife viewing destination provides protected habitat for brown bears allowing visitors an opportunity to view and photograph wildlife up close and personal in their natural habitat.

Floatplane Homestead Visit & Salmon Bake – 3 hours
Combine the awe-inspiring flightseeing tour of glaciers with an incredible salmon feast at the historic Taku Lodge. Your Seaplane will land on the mighty Taku River and dock at the Taku Lodge, an authentic dog training lodge on the National Registry of Historic Places. Dine on fresh king salmon while listening to the incredible story of Mary Joyce and other colorful residents of the nearly 100-year-old lodge. Both brown and black bears are seen on this property. These unbelievable Juneau tours depart two blocks from the Silverbow Inn.

Zip Lining – 3 hours
Explore the Tongass National Forest while gliding through the air! Soar from tree to tree in this exhilarating experience! View wildlife, enjoy mountain and water views, learn about the Tongass National Forest, and immerse yourself among the giant hemlock and spruce trees. No experience necessary. The tour bus departs from downtown at the Tram.

Juneau Tours Around the Town

Juneau Tours

Walking Food Tour – 3 hours
As highlighted in the New York Times, explore Juneau’s burgeoning food scene as you make your way through the best eateries in town. Learn Juneau’s history while you dine on succulent seafood, candies and cookies, and locally crafted beers. There are 8 tastings in all, two of which you get to take with you.

Glacier Shuttle
This is a narrated express direct transportation 14 miles from downtown to the Mendenhall Glacier. “The Blue Bus” runs every 30 minutes beginning at 8:00 am till 6:00 pm on most days. Let our Bright Blue Bus take you out to the “Big Blue Ice” The USFS charges $5 to enter the Visitors Center and that fee is included in the tour price.

City, Glacier, Douglas Island, and Hatchery Trolley Tour
Includes Juneau’s Best historic tour with the Governor’s Mansion, Panoramic photo Op on Douglas Island, and a tour of Macaulay Salmon Hatchery. The total tour time takes about 40 minutes.

Outdoor Adventuring in Juneau

Juneau Tours

Mendenhall Glacier Ice Cave Trekking 8 hours
Enjoy a fabulous guided trek on one of the many glaciers in the Juneau area. This requires physical fitness and is a moderately strenuous tour. This tour is your chance to truly explore areas of the glacier you never thought possible with an experienced wilderness guide.

Sled Dog Summer Camp 2.5 hours (1 hour at camp)
Want to dog mush but not pay for a helicopter trip? This is the trip for you! Climb on board the specially designed 6-8 passenger wheeled dog sled and be whisked back in time by your team of energetic Alaskan huskies. This wheeled cart heads down a mile long dirt trail. Enjoy views of scenic Sheep Creek Valley, and at the site of the historic AJ Gold Mine, embark on an educational tour of Sheep Creek Dog camp. You will be entertained with real stories from the trail and legends from the days of the Gold Rush. Meet a real Iditarod musher, visit an exact replica of an Iditarod Race checkpoint, and tour a dog musher’s summer training camp.

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