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Mendenhall Glacier & Salmon Bake

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This tour operates May to September.
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Tasty Gold Creek Salmon Bake

Embark from the port on a scenic drive to the stunning Mendenhall Glacier on this Juneau shore excursion, where an informative Visitor Center hosts a variety of entertaining exhibits. Afterward, feast on an all-you-can-eat Alaskan lunch surrounded by beautiful local culture and arts.

On this tour in Juneau, your professional guide provides insightful narration on Juneau's gold rush history as you travel to Mendenhall Glacier. This stunning destination is encompassed by a winding river of compressed blue ice, ranked as the largest accessible glacier by road in Southeast Alaska. The beautiful natural wonder runs half a mile wide and hundreds of feet deep, fed by the 1,500 square-mile Juneau Icefield.

The U.S. Forest Service staff offers a wealth of information on glaciers during your Juneau excursion. The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center features interesting exhibits, interactive videos, and a gorgeous panoramic view of the glacier. This is the perfect time to bring out your camera; the visitor center offers an ideal vantage point for capturing the world-famous sight. Numerous self-guided walking trails can be explored to experience the serenity of Tongass National Forest.

You'll probably be feeling hungry by now. It's time for an all-you-can-eat Alaskan feast. Featured on Bravo Television's Top Chef, Gold Creek Salmon Bake is a delicious event grilled to perfection for over 38 years. Savor the aroma of wild Alaskan salmon grilling over a fragrant alder wood fire--the event's signature entree. The delectable food spread has options for everyone; choose from a variety of Alaskan entrees, sides, and blueberry cake for dessert.

Relax in the event's serene rainforest environment, listening to live Alaskan folk music. Take a short walk along a natural salmon-spawning creek to the entrance of Wagner Mine at the breathtaking Salmon Creek Falls, where you can pan for gold, see mining relics, and look for salmon. Roast marshmallows over a campfire and take photos at an interactive gold rush mural.

The food, entertainment, activities, and ambiance make Gold Creek Salmon Bake a true Alaskan experience. Combined with the stunning Mendenhall Glacier, this is one Juneau shore excursion you don't want to miss! Book today for an incredible Juneau Alaska tour.

Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic, Cuisine
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours 30 Minutes
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Shore Excursion Leaves From
An approximately 5 to 10 minute walk or a shuttle (not included, approximately $3 US round trip) is required to reach your departure location. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
An authentic Alaskan salmon bake and buffet are included.
Recommended Dress
For all Alaska tours, we recommend layers of clothing, with the top layer being water-proof. We also suggest comfortable walking shoes that may get wet.
ADA transportation is required for all motorized wheelchairs and is available upon request. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children ages 13 to 17 must have a signed parental consent form to participate in the absence of a parent or guardian. Return transportation to the dock area is a school bus shuttle service that runs every 20 to 30 minutes.
5 Stars5Based On 12 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsMendenhall August 07, 2017

Reviewer: Judy Mayer
It was great to get a close look at the glacier. It was an easy walk back to the glacier and waterfall. The salmon bake was delicious!

5 StarsWhat a Salmon Bake !!July 21, 2017

Reviewer: David Bole
Had been looking forward to this excursion since we booked it. We weren't let down. Not only was there all you could eat salmon, but chicken and the pies and cakes !!! Steve, the entertainment was GREAT ! Had an excellent time.

4 StarsMendenhall Glacier & Salmon Bake July 21, 2017

Reviewer: Bill S
Driver was knowledgeable and friendly. Views were spectacular!

5 StarsSalmon bakeJuly 11, 2017

Loved the tour and the salmon bake was the best food (and atmosphere) i had the full 7 days I was in Alaska.

5 StarsSalmon was Great.June 22, 2017

Reviewer: Chris Dieker
The Glacier and Salmon was a great excursion. Well worth time and money. Seen a bunch of eagles on trip to glacier. Salmon bake was fun to relax and then walked to a beautiful water fall.

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