Mendenhall Glacier Float Trip
Sale Price: $159.00
Mendenhall Glacier River Rafting Trip in Juneau, Alaska
Float down a majestic river, enjoying views of towering mountains, verdant forests, and scenic wildlife. By the end of this picturesque Juneau shore excursion, you'll be one with Mendenhall Glacier and its beautiful surroundings.
Start your Juneau tour with a scenic trip up Mendenhall Valley. Once you reach the shores of Mendenhall Lake, protective rain gear and life jackets are provided. Then, it's time to board the raft! Each one holds up to twelve guests and is rowed by a professional guide. If you prefer more of a hands-on experience, you may request a paddle raft when placing your tour booking.
Glide along the iceberg-studded Mendenhall Lake, marveling at the famous 1.5-mile Mendenhall Glacier. Setting course downstream, the five-mile route will allow you to take in the spectacular views of the glacier and allow you the opportunity to experience short sections of class three rapids for a one mile stretch, which may vary depending on the weather. Keep an eye out for the photographer onshore snapping your picture in the rapids, capturing the thrill of your Juneau excursion.
Once the river levels out, soak in the views of the riverbank, lush forests, and 7,000-foot mountains above the valley floor. Your professional guide teaches you about the river's natural history. If you keep a sharp enough eye, you can see bald eagles, black bears, otters, seals, and salmon during spawning season. At the end of the tour, celebrate with an Alaskan-style snack.
Book this Juneau shore excursion tour today for an incredible day in Alaskan paradise. The breathtaking Mendenhall Glacier and its natural Alaskan surroundings await!
Reviewer: Seema Podar
This was one of our most enjoyable activity. The guide was very friendly and gave us lots of information. Water was chilled. You will get wet, specially if you sit in the front. Most memorable and wonderful time.
Reviewer: Katherine C King
It was great to get on the water and to share this first outdoor experience with lots of other eager cheerful people.
Loved this excursion and was so much. Family of 5 with kids ages 11, 11, and 12. We chose a raft where the kids were able to paddle. The view was amazing! We sat in the middle of the lake looking at the glacier before we paddled off. We got some awesome pics. Absolutely beautiful! Weather was perfect!
Reviewer: Wayne Quon
Our guide Chuck was an informative guide providing insights of the surrounding and answering our group's questions while guiding the raft through the rapids.
Reviewer: Mei Sun Li
We all had a good time but as a person who'd done many a raft trip in the past, this one under performed for me. The glacier is sad because was of course global warming is evident and is till spectacular and the clean air, in spite of the rain, wonderful to breathe in after the indoors of the cruise ship. But in spite of the encouragement to heartily scream and yell with each bouncing wave, the fact that suburban dwellings line the waterway was disheartening. Kudos to the staff who do so well with all the pre-trip readying and post trip scramble.