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Guided Mendenhall Glacier Tour
Juneau, Alaska, USA
On this tour, come relive Juneau’s gold rush era as you experience the impressive beauty of the Mendenhall Glacier. Drive past top city sites and stunning green nature, before coming face to face with Mendenhall’s massive beauty.
- View Juneau’s best and most beautiful landscapes
- Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center
What’s included in the tour
- Expert guide
About this Juneau tour
Get set to go on the experience of a lifetime as you come close to one of nature’s best and most beautiful creations. The Mendenhall Glacier is 1.5 miles wide and hundreds of feet thick and is fed by the 1,500 square mile Juneau icefield. This incredible valley of compressed ice ranks as the largest, most rugged glacier accessible by road. Don’t forget to bring a camera along to capture the grandeur of this significant site during your tour.
As you travel through downtown Juneau, your driver-guide will share the colorful history of Juneau's gold rush era and point out buildings of interest. Alaska's capital city is always bustling with activities, even though it’s surrounded by rainforests, wilderness, and rugged terrain. Prepare to witness the raw beauty of Mother Nature, when you arrive at the Mendenhall Glacier, just a few miles from downtown Juneau. Go on a tour of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center, where U.S. Forest Service staff members will share information on glaciers. Then, take time to experience this magnificent phenomenon from the best vantage point in the area.
Please make your way to the Mount Roberts Tramway at 490 S Franklin St..
You will have 1.5 hours to spend at the Visitor Center.
The US Forest Service is available throughout the visitor center complex to answer your questions.
A minimal amount of walking is needed. Wheelchair users must be able to transfer from chair & climb some steps. Bring a companion for assistance. Folding wheelchairs only. Advance notice is required for lift-equipped transportation.
Wilderness/Wildlife, Adventure, Family Friendly, Scenic
Tour Participation Requirements
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.
Suitable for all ages.
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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