VIP Alaska's Whales & Glacier Rainforest Trails

Starting at
$229.99 / Adult (ages 13 and over)
$209.99 / Child (ages 12 and under)
Juneau AK
Moderate Activity Level
No Minimum Age
Snack Only
5.0 hours


Whale sightings are guaranteed on this personalized small group tour combining marine exploration with a gentle hike on a temperate rainforest trail.  

On this excursion you will:

•  Ride out to the Mendenhall Glacier

•  Hike along a wooded path once completely covered by the massive glacier, led by a Certified Naturalist Guide.

• Spend an hour exploring and track the glacier's recession over the past 100 years. 

• Learn that this special corner of the Tongass National Forest is home to beavers, eagles, salmon, porcupines, and black bears. 

• Board a covered exploration vessel specifically designed for up-close wildlife viewing.

• Experience the world of humpback whales, Orcas, sea lions, porpoises, seals, sea birds and more. 

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  • Guests receive a $100 refund if whales are not sighted on the trip.
  • Hiking distance is approximately 1 mile on an improved gravel trail.
  • Rain gear, walking sticks, binoculars, bottled water, salmon snack and a complimentary booklet are included.
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions.