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A huge variety of both day and overnight trips offered throughout the Juneau area. Including guided glacier trekking, ice climbing, wildlife viewing, and sea kayaking. We cater to all ages and abilities. Providing quality, small groups, and off the beaten path experiences. We are the top rated wilderness guide service in the area and welcome large groups, photographers, and production companies. We offer custom trips too! Book with the company who has worked with the Travel Channel, BBC, Nat Geo, Good Morning America, the Today Show, and so many more! We also operate the Alaska Boat & Kayak Center, Juneau's only kayak rental and retail shop located in Auke Bay boat harbor.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Juneau, AK 99801
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Reviewed yesterday

Very friendly guide met us downtown, brought us to their office to get gear and ensure proper fitting, and then brought us to the location for the canoe. Very systematic "break" rotation during canoe portion was very beneficial. However, the highlight was very clearly the...More

Thank stlouismv
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went on this trip to see the ice caves but were hugely disappointed in not seeing them What really was disappointing is they never told us until we were already geared and ready to go They were not upfront about it There were many...More

Thank candd2016
Cait M, Manager at Above & Beyond Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your visit on September 11th and joining us for an experience on Mendenhall Glacier. You booked our Glacier Canoe Paddle & Trek tour which is an opportunity to fully experience a glacier. We paddle across the lake formed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very cool experience on the canoe / glacier afternoon trip. The team at ABAK was very professional getting us hooked up with gear and our guide Max was very laid back, thorough, and full of great information on the trip to the...More

Thank Renee D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We canoed about 5 miles to the Mendenhall Glacier & then hiked it with our guide Dan. Dan was really fun, knowledge and kept us safe. This was an amazing experience! So worth the expense!

Thank Colleen L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to see the ices caves of Mendenhall and our cruise didn't offer that so we picked ABAK because of their reviews. Well we were not disappointed! We were picked up at a point a few minutes walk from our ship and taken to...More

Thank gdstech
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did the Mendenhall Glacier Paddle & Trek in late May 2017 with two other friends. We did not book through our cruise, where it would have been $30 more. There were three other people in our canoe, and they had also booked independently. For...More

1  Thank Melissa T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had high expectations going into this tour. I mean, c'mon, a glacier trek and canoeing in Juneau? Pretty hard to mess that up. But, this tour exceeded even those expectations. We had Ben as our tour guide and he did an A+ job. The...More

1  Thank Ethan S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed this hike. We went through all types of terrain and got lucky with great weather. It started off comfortable but then got colder as we got to the geyser. Definitely dress in layers. The guides were super nice and helpful. The rest...More

Thank neha s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was part of a group kayaking trip with Above & Beyond Alaska. Our guide was Sara, and she did an absolutely outstanding job leading our trip. Sara is a master naturalist, and she enthusiastically shared her knowledge about everything SE Alaska with us -...More

Thank SusanJanke
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a private Mendenhall Glacier Trek & Ice Climb for myself and my wife (young 30s). Was met as we debarked our cruise ship in Juneau by guide Adam. The trip consisted of 3 parts: a beautiful hike, trekking on the glacier using crampons, and...More

1  Thank Kevin L
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2 August 2017|
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Response from TravelingJ2014 | Reviewed this property |
They provide rubber boots as well as Helly Hanson rubber pants and jackets. Enjoy!
21 July 2017|
Response from lynnbear98 |
Hi Karen thank you for asking! We do have that private tour available on our website. It involves kayak paddling across the lake, then trekking onto the glacier with your own private guide. It is called the Privately Guided... More
2 May 2017|
Response from Cait M | Property representative |
Hi @hsukim83 - Thank you for your questions! 1. Down jackets are an excellent insulation layer but please make sure they are waterproof. It rains frequently in Southeast Alaska and while we do provide rain gear for the... More