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Glacier Shuttle Tour

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3 Hours Duration
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From pick-up to drop-off
Family Friendly
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Suitable for all ages
Self-Guided Glacier Viewing
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Enjoy fantastic views of the glacier and wildlife at your own pace


Embark on a thrilling journey through the heart of Juneau with our fully narrated tour, a 3-hour adventure that promises not spectacular views of the Mendenhall Glacier. Buckle up for an experience that seamlessly blends fun, excitement, and the awe-inspiring beauty of the Mendenhall Glacier National Park.

As we wind through the city of Juneau, our expert guides will regale you with fascinating tales, anecdotes, and historical nuggets that breathe life into the landscape passing by. Picture-perfect vistas unfold around every bend, giving you a taste of the untamed wilderness that awaits.

The highlight of our expedition is a 2-hour stop at the magnificent Mendenhall Glacier National Park. Step into a world of icy wonder as you explore the ethereal beauty of the glacier, with ample time to stroll to the enchanting Nugget Falls. Feel the cool mist on your face as you stand in awe of the thunderous cascade, surrounded by nature's grandeur.

Immerse yourself in the captivating displays and panoramic views at the visitor center, offering a front-row seat to the glacier's majesty. The 2-hour pause is the perfect interlude to connect with nature, snap breathtaking photos, and breathe in the crisp, invigorating air.

So, join us on this 3-hour tour, where adventure meets education, and every moment is a snapshot of the extraordinary. Come discover Juneau's secrets, from city streets to glacier peaks, and let the spirit of the wild enchant you on an experience that's as thrilling as it is breathtaking!

What's Included

Roundtrip Transportation
Knowledgeable Guides
Guide Gratuities

Frequently Asked Questions

What should we wear and bring?
This tour operates rain or shine, and rain is common as we lie in a temperate rainforest! For comfort, we typically recommend long pants, closed-toed shoes and a waterproof jacket. Some guests choose to bring a small bag or backpack along to store extra layers, a bottle of water and cameras.
What other tours pair well with this one?
The 3 hour time frame of this tour allows you to book another excursion before or after. We find that the Whale Watching Tour or the Icefield Helicopter Excursion pairs very well with this adventure!
What if our cruise ship's schedule is canceled or delayed?
We will try our best to work with you to reschedule the tour to a later time. If that is not a possibility or your ship doesn't make it into port, then you will receive a refund, less any non-refundable fees.

Know Before You Book

Minimum Age: 3 years old • Maximum Age: 12 years old
30-minute narrated tour to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Self-guided tour at Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center.
No minimum age to participate on this tour
This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
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


3h 00min

Child Rate

Itinerary • 3h 00min • 3 activities

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Meet your guide at the base of the Mt. Roberts Tramway where you will be transported to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

30 minutes
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Enjoy the beautiful views of Mendenhall Glacier and take a short hike to Nugget Falls to get even closer to and immersed in the wildlife!

2 hours
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Return to the bus for transport back to the cruise docks.

30 minutes