Historic Gold Panning & Salmon Bake

Get a taste of Juneau's gold mining history and feast on wild Alaska salmon.

  • Starting at: $93 / per person
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Departure Time: Varies to accommodate cruise ship schedules
  • Dates: May 15 - September 15, 2017
  • Child Rate: $70 / per child
  • Child Age: 0 to 12 years old

Tour Overview

Looking for a Juneau day tour just perfect for your friends and/or family? First, enjoy a historical tour of Juneau including the state capitol. Then, turn up the road to Gold Creek and “Last Chance Basin”, where Joe Juneau and Richard Harris struck gold in 1880. Now it is time for you to try your luck and learn how to pan and capture the full Alaska Gold Rush experience. The tour ends with a delicious meal at the Gold Creek Salmon Bake. The salmon bake has a beautiful setting, in lush rain forest alongside a creek, under translucent domes that protect you from the elements, rain or shine. Savor the aroma of wild salmon, grilling slowly over fires of fragrant alder wood. Choose from grilled salmon, chicken, baked beans with reindeer sausage, wild-rice pilaf, potatoes and a selection of other sides, salads and beverages. This Juneau day tour departs from the Mt. Roberts Tram near the cruise ship dock.

What's Included

  • Round trip transportation
  • Guided tour of gold discovery in Juneau
  • Gold panning lessons
  • Salmon bake meal
  • All taxes and fees

Required at Booking

Cruise ship or hotel information in Juneau.


Starting at: $699 / per person

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