Gold Panning Adventure & Alaska Salmon Bake

Starting at
$109.99 / Adult (ages 13 and over)
$91.99 / Child (ages 12 and under)
Juneau, AK
Easy Activity Level
No Minimum Age
Meal Included
3.0 hours
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Gold Panning Adventure: Step back in time and immerse yourself in the captivating era of Juneau's Gold Rush history. Join a knowledgeable and engaging costumed prospector as your guide on a journey through the historic streets of Juneau, comfortably seated in a spacious 24-passenger van. Trace the path taken by fortune seekers in their relentless pursuit of gold over a century ago, as you make your way towards the renowned Last Chance Basin. Along the way, catch glimpses of the past as you encounter the remnants of the Alaska-Juneau gold mine and other historical landmarks. Learn the history of Juneau's gold discovery and get hands-on experience panning for gold in Gold Creek. With a guarantee of finding gold, this family-friendly experience promises to be both educational and thrilling.

Alaska Salmon Bake: Delight in the irresistible aroma of wild-caught Alaskan salmon grilling over an open Alderwood fire, while a local musician serenades you by Salmon Creek. Indulge in a mouthwatering feast, roast marshmallows over a crackling campfire, and marvel at the majestic Salmon Creek waterfall, where salmon spawn and remnants of the historic Wagner Mine stand as testaments to Alaska's rich heritage. A truly unforgettable experience that encapsulates the beauty, flavors, and history of the Last Frontier.

What’s Included:

  • Gold panning demonstration.
  • Souvenir vial for your gold and gold claim deed.
  • Rain ponchos.
  • All-you-can-eat lunch featuring alder-grilled wild Alaskan salmon, bonanza barbecue ribs, Chilkoot baked beans with reindeer sausage, Tongass wild-rice pilaf, hot chowder, a selection of sides, salads, and homemade blueberry cake for dessert served with lemonade, coffee, or tea.
  • Musical entertainment.
  • Marshmallow roasting fire pit.

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Requirements & Restrictions: Children 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Children ages 13-17 must have a signed parental consent form to participate in the absence of a parent or guardian.

What to Bring: Gloves, extra pair of socks, camera and cash or credit/debit card for purchases. Dress in warm layers.

Good to Know: Alcoholic beverages can be purchased at an additional cost at Gold Creek Salmon Bake. Tour may operate in reverse order. Guaranteed to find gold!