Mendenhall Glacier Paddle & Trek

6 hours | Juneau | J N U - 7 8 0
Average Guest Rating
$ 369.95
Min. age: 12 years | Max. height: 80 inches | Max. weight: 250 lbs. (See special notes)
Exceptional Value

Exceptional Value

Exceptional Value

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Points of Interest

  • Mendenhall Glacier
  • Outdoor Adventures
Includes snack, Strenuous activity


Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Special Notes:

Minimum age is 12 years, maximum height is 6'8" and weight is 250 lbs. Every participant must be in good enough condition and capable of paddling for up to 5 to 6 miles roundtrip and hiking on uneven terrain up to 2 miles roundtrip. Pregnant guests are not permitted due to the tour's inherent risks. It is recommended to bring gloves, a warm hat, sunglasses, sunscreen and layered non-cotton clothing. Due to the constantly changing nature of the Mendenhall Glacier, a specific amount of time along the glacier's edge and visiting specific features such as ice caves, moulins, etc. cannot be guaranteed. Guides will assess the hazards on the day of the trip to determine if a particular area is safe to trek upon or enter.

Provided: Raingear, rubber boots, life jacket, paddle mitts, trekking poles, helmet, backpack

Snack: Carrots, hummus, cheese, granola bar, nuts, bottled water

Liability waiver is required to be signed in the presence of the tour operator.

Unaccompanied Minor Policy: Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Transfer to Mendenhall Lake for outfitting and orientation.

  • Transport type: Van
  • Transport Capacity: 15
  • Travel time: 00:20
  • Time at site: 00:40

Canoe on Mendenhall Lake and trekking at edge of Mendenhall Glacier

  • Time at site: 04:00

Transfer back to cruise ship pier

  • Transport type: Van
  • Transport Capacity: 15
  • Travel time: 01:00