Mendenhall Glacier Canoe Paddle & Hike

Canoe across Juneau's Mendenhall Lake, then explore the along the edge of the glacier with an expert guide.

Day Tour Details

What's Included:
  • Fully certified outdoor guides
  • All necessary paddling gear & hiking poles
  • Hearty snack & bottled water
  • Roundtrip van transport from central meeting location
  • All taxes and fees
Physical Activity: This tour is considered moderate to strenuous when it comes to activity level. While no experience is necessary, you must be in good physical condition and able to paddle for for up to 5-6 miles round trip (approx. 2 hours) and hike for up to 2 miles round trip. The terrain is uneven and rocky, so sturdy hiking shoes are a must. This tour is not suitable for women who are pregnant.
Required at Booking: Body weights; shoe, jacket and pants sizes along with hotel information in Juneau. Medical issues, allergies and dietary restrictions.
Special Terms: There is a 4-person minimum is required to operate this tour. Children must be 12 years old to participate in this tour.  Circumstances such as poor weather, inadequate footwear, or a slow pace may limit the time spent by the edge of the glacier. Unfortunately seeing specific glacier features cannot be guaranteed due to the constantly changing nature of Mendenhall Glacier.  Maximum body weight is 250 lbs due to canoe weight capacity. Smallest shoe size youth: size 2; largest shoe size men's: size 14.

Our day tour on day 2 was excellent, and turned into a private tour just as scheduled. Later that same night we were taken to a stop to wait and see if the lights appeared and they did! What a treat! We decided to stay an extra day and enjoy snowmobiling and... Read more  

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