Glacier Bay Adventure at Gustavus Inn

A comfortable and historic country inn for adventures into the Alaskan wilderness.

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Accommodation: 2 nights
  • Starting at: $1319 / per person
  • Availability: June, July, August
  • Highlights: The Inn is centrally located base for exploring Glacier Bay and is known for gourmet dining featuring fresh ingredients. A full-day cruise provides up-close views of magnificent glaciers, and for exploring the fjords of Glacier Bay. The wilderness coastline offers impressive mountain scenery with thick rain forests and snow capped peaks. Wildlife sightings can include sea lions, bears and many species of birds, including eagles. A half-day whale watching excursion rounds out the adventure.

Tour Overview

Gustavus Inn is located in Glacier Bay National Park which lies at the northwest end of the Alexander Archipelago in southeastern Alaska. Glacier Bay is famous for its tide water glaciers, deep fjords and wildlife, including eagles, seals, sea lions and brown bears. The Gustavus Inn is a historic homestead from 1928 and provides comfortable new guest rooms with private bath.

What's Included

  • Round trip scheduled flights from Juneau to Gustavus
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Family style meals served in the Inn's dining room with lunch either served or a picnic lunch is prepared (special diets can be accommodated with advanced notice)
  • 3.5-hour whale watching cruise in Icy Strait
  • Full day (8-hour) cruise into Glacier Bay with lunch
  • All transfers in Gustavus
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Transfers in Juneau, meals other than noted, optional activities and gratuities.


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Tour Itinerary


We highly recommend an overnight in Juneau before and after this program. All flights in Southeast Alaska are weather dependent and may be delayed or even cancelled due to bad weather.


Day
1

Juneau to Gustavus

In the early afternoon board a small plane for a 25-minute scenic flight to Gustavus, the gateway to Glacier Bay National Park. On arrival you will be met by a representative and transferred to the Gustavus Inn. Remainder of the day is free. Overnight at Gustavus Inn.


Day
2

Gustavus

In the early morning transfer to Bartlett Cove where you board a high-speed catamaran to cruise into Glacier Bay National Park. Lunch is included and park rangers are aboard to provide interpretive information. Return to Bartlett Cove in the late afternoon and transfer to the Inn. Overnight at Gustavus Inn.


Day
3

Gustavus to Juneau

Today you will embark on a whale watching excursion into Icy Straits and Point Adolphus. See humpback whales in their summer feeding grounds. In the evening a transfer is provided for your scheduled departure flight from Gustavus.

 

Please note the whale watching cruise could also take place on day 2 and the Glacier Bay cruise could take place on day 3, depending on availability.


NOTE: Flights to/from Gustavus typically are in small planes with luggage weight limitations of 50 pounds per person.



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Browse Dates & Rates

To complete this reservation we will need for each person: Full name including middle name(s), gender, date of birth and body weight. Please let us know your Juneau hotel information for any last minute flight communication.



Child prices are valid for children 11 years and younger, travelling with 1 or 2 full paying adult(s).

Our Standard Program Includes:

2 and 3 star hotel accommodations.

The program will include a combination of hotels or motels that are considered moderate to standard tourist class. Please be aware not all hotels have shuttle services.

Standard train car seating on all rail services (reserved seats).

If you would like to book the standard program but with upgraded rail seating, the option and surcharge will be listed when you save to your cart.

Our Upgraded Program Includes:

* 3 and 4 star hotels (best available) wherever possible.

The program will include standard rooms at this category of hotel where possible. Alaska has very limited hotel choices in remote areas and small towns. The properties will typically offer a wider range of services such as a full-service restaurant, room service and perhaps a pool or spa facilities. Please be aware the upgraded accommodations in downtown Anchorage do not have hotel shuttle services. Many of the upgraded hotels also offer guaranteed view rooms for additional cost. If you would like a specific room type, in addition to the upgraded program, please ask us about availability and cost difference.

Deluxe dome train car seating between Anchorage, Denali and Fairbanks, or Anchorage and Seward.

All journeys between Anchorage and Whittier are in standard seating as deluxe dome cars are not available on that route.

Special Payment and Cancellation Policy:

Deposit of 50% is due at time of booking
Final payment is due 90 days prior.

Any time after our written confirmation: 10% cancellation fee
120 to 91 days prior to lodge stay date: 20% cancellation fee
90 to 36 days prior to lodge stay date: 50% cancellation fee
35 to days prior to lodge stay date: 100% cancellation fee

Weather Cancellations:
If flights to Gustavus are delayed or cancelled due to bad weather, some of the missed services might be refundable but only if you contact us immediately (that day).



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