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Juneau Mendenhall Glacier Tour

2.5 Hours
Group Activity
Mild
Cruise Friendly

From (USD) $50 Per Adult / $40 Per Child

Juneau Mendenhall Glacier Tour

2.5 Hours
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From (USD) $50 Per Adult / $40 Per Child

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      Juneau Mendenhall Glacier Tour

      Juneau, Alaska, USA
      From (USD) $50 Per Adult / $40 Per Child
      Highlights
      • Mendenhall Glacier: Gaze upon impressive views of this magnificent twelve mile river of ice that is said to be the largest, most rugged glacier accessible by road.
      • Juneau's Gold Rush Era: Home to three of the largest gold mines in the world, Juneau offers a rich and interesting history.
      • Glaciers 101: 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.
      About this Juneau, Alaska tour

      The Auke tribe had no idea what was right under their feet when they first settled in Juneau, and it wasn't until the discovery of gold that the city was truly born. During the peak of the gold rush, Juneau was home to three of the largest gold mines in the world. As you embark on your journey through this fascinating city, you will strike historical gold as your guide shares the story of the Gold Rush, and how it changed Juneau forever.

      Approximately 12 miles from the city of Juneau, you will approach one of the most magnificent sights in nature – the Mendenhall Glacier. This majestic river of ice spans nearly 12 miles in length, 1.5 miles in width, and is fed by the massive, 1,500 square mile Juneau Icefield. Enjoy breathtaking views, and rest your gaze upon the brilliant blue icebergs found cascading along the water. Or, visit the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors' Center, and uncover the mysteries behind these remarkable glaciers!

      Did you know that glacier ice is the largest reservoir of fresh water on the planet, storing an estimated 75 percent of the world's supply? Yeah, let that blow your mind.

      Glacial progress

      Mendenhall Glacier is named after the 19th century teacher and scientist, Thomas Corwin Mendenhall. Mendenhall is best known for leading America's conversion to the metric system. Unfortunately, Mendenhall didn't live to see a conversion happen. Or maybe we are converting ... just at a glacial pace.

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      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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