This day tour from Juneau, enjoy a day tour and glacier cruise in Glacier Bay National Park located on the northwest end of Alaska’s Inside Passage. In 1925, Glacier Bay was designated a national monument to preserve the area’s stunning glacial landscapes. Glacier Bay was designated a National Park in 1980, then a UNESCO International Biosphere Reserve in 1986, followed by being named a World Heritage Site in 1992. Glacier Bay National Park is truly one of Alaska’s most unique natural treasures!
Depart on an early morning flight from the Juneau airport to Gustavus. Flight time is about 25 minutes and you will be met and transferred to the Glacier Bay Lodge upon arrival. You will depart from Bartlett Cove aboard a high-speed catamaran and sail for a full day in this icy wonderland. A national park service ranger is on board to provide narration on the wildlife and history of the Park. Late this afternoon, return to Bartlett Cove, then transfer to the Gustavus airport for the flight to Juneau.
Transfers in Juneau and gratuities.
Full name including middle name(s), gender, date of birth and body weight.
Weather is an important factor in this region and flights between Juneau and Gustavus are often affected. It is important to plan for an extra weather window after this tour for possible delays. We recommend scheduling 2 nights or another day in Juneau after this tour. Children must be 5 years old to participate in this tour.
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.