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Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour provided by Liquid Alaska Tours

Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 24/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The Mendenhall Glacier measures an incredible 13 miles (21 kilometers) long and lies just north of Juneau. On this tour, experience the mighty glacier by land and water, and take part in two thrilling outdoor activities. Paddle across Mendenhall Lake in a canoe, enjoying spectacular views of the glacier, then head ashore for a guided hike across the glacier.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Mount Roberts Tramway
    490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
    Locate your guide under the tramway cables and with a sign that reads "Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour".  Ships at the AJ Dock, please use the shuttle bus service to the Mt. Roberts Tram. **GUESTS on the NORWEGIAN JOY or NORWEGIAN BLISS, please meet your guide directly in front of your ship.**
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    Mendenhall Glacier
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    Guests will spend 60-90 minutes hiking and exploring the Mendenhall Glacier and its unique glacier features. Our adventure actually walks on the terminus of the glacier with provided crampons.
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  • You'll end at
    Mount Roberts Tramway
    490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
    Locate your guide under the tramway cables and with a sign that reads "Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour".  Ships at the AJ Dock, please use the shuttle bus service to the Mt. Roberts Tram. **GUESTS on the NORWEGIAN JOY or NORWEGIAN BLISS, please meet your guide directly in front of your ship.**
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Two fun outdoor activities: canoeing and glacier hiking
  • Spectacular views of the Mendenhall Glacier from the water
  • Experience the glacier up close on a guided hike
  • Hassle-free round-trip transport from Juneau
Important Information
Departure Point
Mount Roberts Tramway, 490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
Duration
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Transportation from downtown Juneau
  • Expert Wilderness Guides
  • Bottled water, snacks, and hot beverage
  • Rain Jacket
  • Rain Pants
  • Life Vest
  • Helmet
  • Rain Boots
  • Crampons and trekking pole for glacier hike
  • Entry/Admission - Mendenhall Glacier
Exclusions
  • Gratuities for your guides
  • Photos (feel free to bring a camera)
  • Warm layers (beanie, wool socks, gloves and non-cotton layers are recommended)
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Additional Info
  • Minimum age 12 years old
  • Minimum weight: 90lbs
  • Maximum wight: 240lbs
  • Not recommended for guests with back or hip problems
  • Full use of limbs for up to 2 hours canoe paddling and 1.5 hours of glacier hiking
  • Ability to hike over steep uneven terrain for approximately 1 mile
  • Signed liability waiver
  • Views of particular glacier features are not guaranteed
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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beverlymcc05 wrote a review Jan 2020
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While our first time in Alaska, we wanted to experience a Glacier. Our group (Age range 58-65) were in OK to good shape, but by no means excellent shape. This tour was excellent and Spencer, Grant, and Micah were fantastic tour guides. They were with us all the way and even
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from LiquidAlaskaTours, General Manager at Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour
Responded 17 Jan 2020
What a fantastic comment, thank you! The glacier has a special power to make anyone young at heart; it's just that incredible. We hope to see you again in the future!
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Joyce L wrote a review Nov 2019
Orlando, Florida6 contributions1 helpful vote
Casey & Joey were awesome tour guides. They were very friendly,knowledgeable of the area, and kept everyone safe while out on the ice and canoe. They also took some of the best photos/videos of us in the ice caves. Pickup/drop off was well organized and made it very easy to
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from LiquidAlaskaTours, General Manager at Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour
Responded 17 Jan 2020
Safety, Organization, and Amazing Experiences. You pinpointed the top 3 qualities we pride our company on, thank you so much for the kind words!
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edisoncruz wrote a review Oct 2019
San Francisco, California6 contributions11 helpful votes
They were incredibly accommodating, kept the trip fun and educational from the moment we met Abby at the port to the moment Spencer dropped us off. Mendenhall Glacier and everything around it were gorgeous and everyone in my group felt well prepared, taken care of, and ready to
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Response from LiquidAlaskaTours, Manager at Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour
Responded 11 Nov 2019
Edison, We're glad you received the sunglasses, but more importantly that you chose us to go adventuring in Juneau, AK. Thank you for the kind words in your review and we hope to see you again soon!
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Harald O wrote a review Oct 2019
Miami Shores, Florida63 contributions18 helpful votes
I would definitely give this more stars if it was possible. Ryan and Grant were amazing guides Their insight and knowledge were amazing, they definitely gave you the impression that they loved what they were doing. The weather co-operated and the lake was calm which helped a
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from LiquidAlaskaTours, Manager at Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour
Responded 11 Nov 2019
Thank you for joining us on the lake and the glacier. It's a special place in the world we call home and your experience is exactly how we want our guests to feel!
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Debbie P wrote a review Oct 2019
Bear, Delaware9 contributions1 helpful vote
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Right up front, this is a quality company from my recent experience. I booked my excursion in advance for 3 of us. The week before our excursion while we were in Alaska, my 2 travel companions hurt their knees. Liquid Alaska Tours were true to their word and allowed them to
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from LiquidAlaskaTours, Manager at Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour
Responded 11 Nov 2019
We're glad you appreciate our version of "Good Weather" as well! Sorry to hear that your original group could not join you, but thrilled to know you got the experience we aim to deliver. Please join us again in the future!
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Great Time in Alaska
It was a great time with Matt and Mo. They were very energetic and helpful the whole time. They also kept everybody
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Nanjijo
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Very kind and safe experience
They had all the equipment already. All you need to do is row a boat which, coupled with other people, is quite eas
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claudinearce
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Mendenhall Lake Canoe experience
On our first trip to Alaska we enjoyed this canoeing experience to Mendenhall glacier. We love canoeing, so this to
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Mendenhall Glacier Hike
My husband and I had a great time on this excursion. This was a definite highlight of our Alaska trip and the weath
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Megan63018
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Awesome trip
Even though our canoe ride got cancelled, our tour guide Abbey and her team still took us up to the lake and in the
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Maria N
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Liquid Alaska Tour- Best Tour ever! Do this!
My husband and I had the best time with ABBY AND SPENCER on the Mendenhall Glacier Canoe and Glacier hike. This tou
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favoriteplaces89
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Our favorite excursion on our Alaska cruise/land tour
My husband, daughter, daughter-in-law and I found this tour after the glacier one that Princess offered was filled.
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mbsbw
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Great small tour
We did this as an alternative to the more expensive and time-consuming tours offered on our cruise, both our pick
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Sheffben79
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These guys are awesome! We had the best time!
This was the best excursion that we booked... yes it was hard work at times but it was so rewarding. We got so clo
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Ruth P
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Hi Fives to this tour company and guides Ryan and Grant!
Highlight of our Alaskan trip for sure... Very few tour companies are allowed to get as close as we got to the glac
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ivyc144
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Glacier Adventure Canoe tour
Second cruise to Alaska and wanted to pack in some action packed activities despite our limited time in Juneau. Had
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KELLY9Ds
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Liquid Alaska Tours
Had a super time with Abby, a great guide. Thanks Abby, it was fun, interesting and a real activity we all particip
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Steve K
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A Great Experience
This tour was a high point of our Alaska cruise. We were picked up at the cruise dock and driven to Mendenhall lake
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joansyk
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Awesome Canoe Adventure
Tour is very well organized. We were greeted by Joey on the cruise port. There were 9 total in our group. All the
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thecullys2018
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Good craic but not for the unfit! :)
The rowing pace is set by the two persons seated at the front which is fine but I/we expected the pace to be more r
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  • Duration: 5h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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