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Glacier Bay Adventure at Bear Track Inn

Enjoy this luxury lodge as a base for exploring one of Alaska's most amazing National Park's.

Tour Overview

A Bear Track Inn lodge vacation out of Gustavus treats you to the best of Glacier Bay National Park, located at the northwest end of the Alexander Archipelago near Icy Strait in Southeastern Alaska. Bear Track Inn is a truly unique, two-story elegant log building with 14 guest rooms, each with private bath and two queen beds. Relax by night at Bear Track while enjoying the many outdoor activities available in Glacier Bay National Park by day. Explore Glacier Bay’s many tidewater glaciers, deep fjords and wildlife from whale watching for humpbacks to spotting eagles, seals, sea lions and brown bears.

What's Included
  • Round trip scheduled flights from Juneau to Gustavus
  • 2 night’s standard 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 advance 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, pre or post night Juneau accommodation, meals other than noted, optional activities and gratuities. Upgrade to view rooms available for additional charge.


Tour Itinerary

Important - For this program an overnight in Juneau before and after this trip is required. Flight details to/from Gustavus typically are not known until about 6-4 weeks prior to tour date. Please also note that all flights in Southeast Alaska are weather dependent and may be delayed or even cancelled due to bad weather.

Day 1
Juneau to Gustavus

Today board a small plane for a 25-minute scenic flight to Gustavus, the gateway to Glacier Bay National Park. On arrival in Gustavus you will be met by a representative and transferred to the Bear Track Inn. The remainder of the day is free to explore the area or relax. Overnight at Bear Track Inn.

Day 2

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 Bear Track Inn.

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.

Day 3
Gustavus to Juneau

Today you have 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.

NOTE: Flights to/from Gustavus typically are in small planes with luggage weight limitations of 50 pounds per person. Order of excursions in Gustavus may be revised depending on availability and for best itinerary flow.

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Thank you, Melinda, and the rest of your company for organizing this tour for us.  Everything went very smoothly -- there were no issues. It was exactly what we were looking for.  We had a wonderful time in your totally unique state.

Mike | Minnesota