Arrive in Juneau
Arrive in Juneau at any time and transfer to your hotel on own. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Overnight in Juneau.
Glacier Bay Lodge is located inside Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve which lies at the northwest end of the Alexander Archipelago in Southeastern Alaska. This Alaska wilderness lodge is the perfect base for exploring Glacier Bay’s tidewater glaciers, deep fjords, and abundant populations of Alaska wildlife, including eagles, seals, sea lions, and brown bears. Glacier Bay Lodge provides moderate-level accommodations with a rustic ambiance. The main lodge hosts a comfortable main sitting area with a fireplace, park interpretive center, gift shop, and restaurant, and National Park Rangers provide talks about the many natural attractions of this World Heritage Site.
Meals transfers in Juneau, gratuities, and excursions other than mentioned.
Important - This program includes overnights in Juneau before and after the stay in Glacier Bay. All flights in Southeast Alaska are weather dependent. The itinerary considers weather delays due to unpredictable weather in Southeast Alaska.
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, take the shuttle transfer to Glacier Bay Lodge. The remainder of the day is free to enjoy a walk or relax. Overnight at Glacier Bay Lodge.
Depart from Bartlett Cove for your 8-hour narrated cruise of Glacier Bay National Park. Watch for whales, Stellar sea lions, puffins and sea otters as the high-speed catamaran cruises through the park to the face of the Margerie and Grand Pacific Glaciers, two of 16 tidewater glaciers found in the park. You may even be fortunate enough to see glacier calving (ice falling off into the ocean). Lunch is included and park rangers are aboard to provide interpretive information. The boat will return in the late afternoon. Afterwards, transfer from Glacier Bay Lodge to the Gustavus Airport. On the approx. 25 minute flight from Gustavus to Juneau, you have another chance to see the impressive landscape of the region. Overnight in Juneau.
NOTE: Flights to/from Gustavus typically are in small planes with luggage weight limitations of 50 pounds per person.
To complete this reservation we will need for each person: Full name including middle name(s), gender, date of birth and body weight.
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.
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.
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.
All journeys between Anchorage and Whittier are in standard seating as deluxe dome cars are not available on that route.
Up to 61 days prior to lodge stay: 10% cancellation fee
60 - 45 days prior to lodge stay: 30% cancellation fee
44 to 31 days prior to lodge stay: 60% cancellation fee
30 to 0 days prior to lodge stay: 100% cancellation fee
Fights to and from Gustavus / Glacier Bay may be delayed or cancelled due to bad weather. Missed services in Glacier Bay may be refundable but only if you contact us immediately (that day).
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