Taku Glacier Lodge Feast & 5-Glacier Seaplane Discovery

1 Hour Duration
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From pick-up to drop-off
Views of Famous Taku Glacier
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Only glacier still expanding in Alaska
Floatplane Flight
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Everyone has a window seat
Taku Lodge Feast
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Enjoy a traditional & made-from-scratch Alaskan feast.
Limited Seats Available
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Book early for this high-demand tour


A combination tour that is sure to delight the eyes and taste buds. This unforgettable trip combines the 5 Glacier Seaplane Discovery with the famous Taku Lodge Alaska is home to. Venture from historic downtown Juneau’s docks across the vast Tongass National Rainforest to the Juneau Icefield. Here, you’ll explore the massive expanse of ice, taking careful note of 5 particular off-shoots. The Norris, Hole-in-the-Wall, East Tower, West Tower, and Taku Glaciers make up the glacier-viewing portion of this in-depth flightseeing experience. Because of your uninterrupted aerial view, you’ll be able to gaze upon the plunging meltwater falls, brilliant moulins, and deep-cut crevasses from your guaranteed window seat on your traditional Alaskan bush plane. Then, your Taku Glacier Lodge Feast & 5 Glacier Seaplane Discovery tour takes its descent for a one-of-a-kind Alaskan salmon feast.

The Taku Lodge Alaska is unique for is only accessible by floatplane or boat. At this stunning & remote location that gazes out upon the famous Taku Glacier, you will enjoy a traditional, made-from-scratch Alaskan feast. Freshly caught wild salmon, baked beans, fruit compote, freshly baked sourdough and more will greet your palate when you touch down at the lodge. And you may not be the only one attracted by the Taku Lodge Feast and 5 Glacier Discovery Tour. Because of the delicious smells, black bears often appear in the area, looking curiously for a feast. As a result, you’ll want to keep your eyes & ears open! Your naturalist guide will take you on a narrated stroll through the woods to settle your stomachs, before an equally stunning flight back to Juneau. Your remote take-off will take you back to the skies to gaze at the massive Taku Glacier – the only Glacier on the Juneau Icefield that is still expanding – before your narrated flight continues back to Juneau with more local and informational knowledge. So, have your stomachs & your camera rolls empty, the Taku Lodge Feast and 5 Glacier Discovery is bound to leave you both full & satisfied.

For a scenic flightseeing tour paired with a glacier landing, you may want to check out the Icefield Helicopter Excursion!

What's Included

Round Trip Transportation
Knowledgable Guides
In-Flight Narration
Lunch - Gluten-Free, Vegan or Vegetarian Options
Guide Gratuities

Frequently Asked Questions

What if my group is larger than 10 people?

There are several planes available at the base and can make accommodations for larger groups with advance notice.

How many passengers per plane?

Each plane can seat up to 10 passengers, provided the weight and balance calculations work out in each aircraft.

Do we land on the glacier?

Your floatplane will not land on a glacier, but will provide you with the opportunity to see more of Juneau's stunning glaciers than any helicopter tour.

Will we see wildlife on the tour?

There is a chance wildlife will be seen during your tour. However, this is not a wildlife viewing tour and we cannot guarantee you will see wildlife.

Can children come on the tour?

Absolutely! We are more than happy to accommodate children of all ages.

What if I have food allergies or dietary restrictions?

Please let us know in advance so we can determine if we have proper meal accomodations for you. Grilled Chicken is available in lieu of the Salmon, and we provide many delicious sides as well.

What happens if the weather is too bad to fly?

If the weather is just not cooperating and the pilots determine that it’s too bad to fly, we’ll do our best to reschedule you to a later time of day that works for you. If you choose not to reschedule or we can’t find a time that works for you, we will refund you.

Know Before You Book

Minimum Age: There is no minimum age to join this tour • Maximum Weight: 300 lbs
Not wheelchair accessible. There are ramps down to the plane but you must be able to get on and off the plane with little assistance.
Guests weighing 250 lbs. (clothed weight) or more may be required to pay an additional surcharge of $150.
Small group size. There are a couple different types of planes used for the tour, and you'll typically be in a group of 6-10 guests on the flight. Everyone gets a window seat on these flights.
Cancel up to 14-days before the tour for a refund. No refund is available if canceled within 14-days of the tour. If for any reason your tour is canceled, or if your cruise ship's schedule changes, you will receive a refund. Refunds do not include any non-refundable fees. Contact us by phone or email to request a cancellation.

Quick Facts


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Itinerary • 3h 00min

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Check-in for your tour at the main office located a short walk away from the cruise ships. Detailed directions are provided.

10 minutes
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Take-off from the historic downtown waterfront in a seaplane, where everyone gets a window seat, and soar over the Juneau Icefield on your way to Taku Glacier.

20 minutes
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Alaskan salmon, baked beans, coleslaw, fruit compote, biscuits, sourdough bread, ginger cookies, & drinks served with actual glacier ice. Alternative menu items include chicken. Beer & wine available at minimal costs.

2 hours
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Take-off from the historic downtown waterfront in a seaplane, where everyone gets a window seat, and soar over the Juneau Icefield on your way to Taku Glacier on your way back from Taku Glacier.

20 minutes
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Return flight to the docks to grab any belongings before walking back to the cruise docks and downtown Juneau.

10 minutes