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Guided Tour of Rainforest Gardens and Mendenhall Glacier

4 Hours
Group Activity
Mild
Cruise Friendly

From (USD) $77 Per Adult / $61 Per Child

Guided Tour of Rainforest Gardens and Mendenhall Glacier

4 Hours
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From (USD) $77 Per Adult / $61 Per Child

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      Guided Tour of Rainforest Gardens and Mendenhall Glacier

      Juneau, Alaska, USA
      From (USD) $77 Per Adult / $61 Per Child
      Highlights
      • Mendenhall Glacier: You'll get up close and personal with this mammoth block of ice, towering 12 miles into the sky. Not just blocks of ice, US Forest Service staff will enlighten you with fascinating facts about glaciers. Be sure to explore the many exhibits inside the Visitor Center.
      • Thunder Mountain: Try not to gasp as you take in the beauty of the Gastineau Channel, a crystal blue sliver of river running through snowcapped mountains.
      • Glacier Gardens Rainforest: Tour this unique Alaskan botanical garden featuring the one-of-a-kind Flower Towers and are set within the Tongass National Forest.
      About this Juneau, Alaska tour

      Grab your beaver hat and get ready to explore Alaska's Great Outdoors, pioneer style. You'll descend onto Juneau's rugged terrain and glacial landscape like a true adventurer, getting a feel for the Alaskan spirit and the beauty of its great outdoors. From gold mines to oil rigs and glaciers to rainforests, Alaska's natural beauty and spirited history comes alive on this guided tour.

      Juneau has a glacial sheen and a golden past, having been founded by a troupe of trappers and traders who struck gold in the uncharted territories along the Gastineau Channel. Soon after the town was established, the city of Juneau began to grow amidst forests and snow-capped mountains, fueled by the bounty of its gold mines and oil wells.

      But Juneau is rich in more than just minerals, and today you'll set out to discover its lush greenery on your tour of Glacier Gardens, a colorful oasis of flora and fauna in the heart of Juneau's Tongass National Rainforest. You'll take a tour of the botanical gardens and see the Garden's one-of-a-kind upside down trees before making your way up to Thunder Mountain, a picture-perfect view of the Mendenhall Valley's ample horizon. Alaska is a gold mine of natural beauty, and its Great Outdoors are even greater than you can imagine.

      Million-dollar mistake

      Alaska's natural treasures weren't such a hot ticket for Russia, the original owner of the territory. They were pretty desperate to sell it off, and practically gave it away to the U.S. at a mere 2 cents per acre. Of course, that was 1867 – just a few years before Joe Juneau and subsequent pioneers discovered gold in Alaska in 1880. What's Russian for "Oops"?

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      Wear warm layers Wear warm layers
      Wear Hat Wear Hat
      Cancellation policy

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.

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