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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