Shore Excursion Details

Mendenhall Glacier & Gardens

Juneau, Alaska

Mendenhall Glacier & Gardens

DETAILS

  • 4
    hrs Estimate Duration
  • Guests with Disabilities

Glacier Gardens Rainforest, nestled alongside Thunder Mountain, is a stunning combination of flowered pathways and temperate rainforest. Enjoy a guided tour from your covered transportation into the rainforest. Your guide will provide a narrative through the mile long journey to the 580 foot level. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Mendenhall wetlands, Gastineau Channel and Admiralty Island from the viewpoint on Thunder Mountain.


Continue to Mendenhall Glacier, a moving river of ice with rugged crevasses and a distinctive blue color. Stroll the walkways to the Visitor Center, take in an exhibit, an interpretive talk with a Forest Service Ranger or simply enjoy the panoramic view of the glacier.


Need to Know:

Note: We recommend you dress in layers as temperatures fluctuate. This tour operates under a special use permit issued by the U.S. Forest Service. Wheelchair access may be limited, please call 010 8976519 for assistance.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Historical Landmarks

Activity Level:

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    Moderate
  • 3
    Challenging
Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
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