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
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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.