Get your cameras ready! This place is paradise! Unbelievable views! We got a really nice day too, not too cold and windy but we would have come here in any weather! This is a place everyone on Earth should see at least once!
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This was a tail end of another tour, but a good postscript. The effects of glacial retreat due to climate change were very effective. this is an easy excursion out of Juneau - not to be missed
When the tide is not in you can get very close to the face of the glacier. Many viewing areas for the glacier. If you have the time to hike one hour each way the Nugget Falls should not be missed.
Make sure to wear a rain coat and shoes that can get wet. It was a beautiful nature walk to Nugget Falls. Took about 25 minutes to walk. The walk to Nugget Falls does not provide access to the Glacier which was my only disappointment...More
Our bus stopped here after whale watching. They have a great visitor center but getting close to the glacier is a bit tricky. Nice but not anyway close to Glacier Bay.
Visited here a few days ago. It was pouring buckets and very windy, but we wanted to do something while in Juneau and decided to go to the Glacier. So glad we did! Walked out to the waterfall which was so full of power/force it...More
Well worth the visit to see a glacier and falls up close and personal. Easy, level hike to Nugget Falls with a great view of the glacier. Early morning or late day visits are best if you want to avoid the crowds and also increases...More
If your cruise ship lands in Juneau, Alaska, a visit to the Mendenhall Glacier is worthwhile and can be done inexpensively with a little exercise. Take the Express bus to connect with one that goes to within about a mile of the glacier. ( this...More