Juneau Gold Panning and Salmon Bake Adventure

Juneau Gold Panning and Salmon Bake Adventure

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      Juneau, Alaska, USA
      3 Hours
      Mild
      Shore Excursion with Guaranteed Return to Ship
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      $ 94
      • Gold Creek: Enjoy a guided tour of Juneau's historic Gold Creek, and learn about the area's exciting prospecting days of the late 1800s.
      • Gold panning: Catch "gold fever" and experience what it must have been like during Gold Rush days. You probably won't strike it rich, but with a little help from the experts, you'll learn how to pan for gold. You're guaranteed to find gold, and you'll take home a certificate along with all the gold you can find.
      • Wild Alaskan Salmon Bake: Enjoy the music as you indulge in an all-you-can-eat wild Alaskan salmon bake with assorted side dishes. 

      We'll do our very best to ensure you'll GoBe an explorer in Alaska. Please note there is very limited space available on this tour and all reservations must be reconfirmed. Thanks for your understanding.

      Meeting point

      Transportation will be from the port/dock, please look for a sign with your name.

      Helpful hints

      Please meet for your tour 10 minutes prior to departure. Look for our representative wearing a red hat, red jacket/shirt and black pants, holding a "Gold Panning & Salmon Bake" sign.
       
      If your ship is docked at AJ Dock, there is a shuttle service available to the Mount Roberts Tram area. If your ship is tendering, please allow yourself extra time to get ashore.
       
      Ponchos are available at gold panning site in case of inclement weather. Umbrellas are available at the Salmon Bake in case of inclement weather. Dining area is covered and heated with propane space heaters.
       
      Wine, Beer, & soda are available at the Salmon Bake for purchase.
       
      Return transportation from the Salmon Bake is by shuttle service running every 20-30 minutes. 

      Getting around

      Travelers must be able to walk over uneven terrain with large rocks at Last Chance basin to fully experience this tour.

      Activity type

      Adventure, Cultural, Family Friendly, Food and Wine, Shopping

      Transportation used

      Van/Motorcoach

      Included amenities

      Beverages
      Lunch

      Languages

      English

      Tour ID

      TR-NAM-USA-JUNE-EN-1008

      Tour Participation Requirements

      Activity Level

      This experience is rated mild. To participate fully, you may be required to walk over primarily even surfaces at a leisurely pace. You may encounter a limited number of steps, cobblestones, or uneven surfaces, and you may have to stand for extended periods of time.

      Age restrictions

      Suitable for all ages.

      Special comments

      All travelers are required to sign a waiver before participating.

      Visit Gold Creek, the site of the area's first gold mining quests, with an expert guide. There you'll learn about the area's rich history, and work up an appetite as you get down in the water to pan for gold. After learning a few techniques from the pros, you're guaranteed to find your very own gold, which you'll take home with you.

      Once you've had your fill of gold hunting, you're off to Salmon Creek waterfall and spawning stream for a fresh, wild salmon bake, where the salmon are as wild as it gets. Enjoy your meal and your surroundings accompanied by the sounds of local musicians.

      When you're full and happy, take an easy stroll to the Salmon Creek waterfall and enjoy the pristine natural surroundings while your food digests. You may also relax with your fellow diners around a campfire and toast marshmallows while sharing stories of your travels. 

      What's in a name?

      Although the city of Juneau is named after prospector Joe Juneau, it was Tlingit Chief Kowee who should probably be credited with one of the most significant American gold discoveries. Besides the fact that Juneau and his partner, Richard Harris, were known for trading their provisions with the natives for hoochinoo, or homebrew, it was Chief Kowee who pointed them in the right direction – leading them straight to the gold!

      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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      Juneau, Alaska, USA
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      Juneau, Alaska, USA
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