Wondering how to make the most of your day in Juneau? The Juneau Highlights Land Tour packs in the top sights in Alaska's Capital City in just 3.5 hours! Enjoy cruising around in a comfortable minibus to Juneau's most popular attractions like the award-winning botanical gardens, salmon hatchery, and Alaska State Museum! Your friendly local tour guide shares fascinating knowledge of Juneau's history while you take in the sights and explore these iconic landmarks. If you're a history buff or nature lover, this is the Alaska excursion in Juneau for you!
What to expect and what not to expect with this Juneau shore excursion
Your journey on the Juneau Highlights Land Tour begins with pick up right at your cruise ship (or hotel). Hop on the spacious and comfortable 24-passenger minibus and get ready to see and learn all about Juneau! You'll pass the State Capital Building and Governor's House on your way through downtown to the Alaska State Museum. Enjoy a full-hour here to view the fascinating exhibits featuring a variety of incredible native art. Next, you'll cross the bridge to Douglas Island to gain a different perspective of downtown and the Gastineau Channel for great photo opportunities at the lookout. Afterward, it's time to see why Alaskans are so wild for salmon at the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery! Enjoy up-close views from the saltwater aquariums, touch tanks, and fish ladder!
3.5 Hour Duration
Visit the Must-See Sights in Juneau
Salmon Hatchery, Alaska State Museum, Glacier Gardens & More!
Family-Friendly & Suitable for all ages and abilities
Travel in a Spacious & Comfortable Minibus
Voucher for Rockfish Tacos
Next up, the Glacier Gardens Rainforest! The stunning 50-acre gardens feature one-of-a-kind displays and educational information about the Tongass National Forest's diverse ecosystem. Finally, your Juneau Highlights Land Tour comes to an end back downtown at Deckhand Dave's to use your voucher for three delicious Rockfish tacos! This well-rounded and comprehensive Alaska excursion in Juneau is the perfect way to experience the city, all in just 3.5 hours!
Accessibility: This is a family-friendly tour, suitable for all ages and abilities. Most stops are wheelchair accessible. To get the full enjoyment of this tour, guests should be able to navigate stairs as well as be able to walk 100 yards.
In the event your cruise ship is late, delayed, or doesn't make it into port we always issue a full refund for the tour. Changes or cancellations are allowed up to 14 days prior to the tour departure with absolutely no penalty. Any cancellations made within 14 days of the tour departure are nonrefundable.
What to Wear: We recommend hoping for sunshine but preparing for rain for all of our tours. Drizzles are common in this area so we recommend bringing a waterproof jacket. We typically recommend long pants and closed-toed shoes for comfort. And don't forget your camera!
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You've got questions, we've got answers
Q:What should we wear and bring?
This tour operates rain or shine, and rain is common as we lie in a temperate rainforest! For comfort, we typically recommend long pants, closed-toed shoes and a waterproof jacket. Some guests choose to bring a small bag or backpack along to store extra layers, a bottle of water and cameras.
Q:What does the taco voucher consist of?
Each guest will be given a voucher for 3 locally caught Rockfish tacos - your choice of blackened or beer-battered. Each taco is topped with red cabbage slaw, pico de gallo, and cilantro served on a 4-inch soft corn tortilla. Your choice of spicy, mild or avocado crema. Location: Deckhand Dave's (a half-mile from the cruise ship docks) - 356 South Franklin Street. Open Sunday-Friday 11am-8pm & Saturday 11am-4pm. Maximum value $11.99, good only for Rockfish tacos. Valid only for the date printed on the voucher.
Q:How much walking is involved?
The following are estimates at each location: Alaska State Museum-30 yards; Macaulay Hatchery-100 yards; Glacier Gardens-150 yards; Homestead Park-100 yards.
Q:Are restrooms available?
Yes! There are restrooms available at the Alaska State Museum, salmon hatchery, & the Glacier Gardens.
Q:What if our ship is delayed or doesn't make it into port? Refund?
It's very rare that a ship is delayed into port, but in those cases we will try our best to work with you to reschedule the tour to a later time. If that is not a possibility or your ship doesn't make it into port, we will of course refund the full cost of the tour.