Taku Lodge Feast & 5 Glacier Discovery

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    As you can see, this historic lodge is only reached by floatplane.
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    Bush planes are a quintessential Alaskan way to travel.
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    This charming lodge hosts quite the feast, including freshly caught salmon, fruit comport, sourdough bread, and more.
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    Convenient location right next to the cruise docks!
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    If lucky, you may catch some of the famous Taku Glacier calving into the sea.
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    You’ll get a whole new perspective from the Taku Lodge, in addition to your aerial viewings.
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    Flying by floatplane allows you to spend more time in the air and see more glaciers than any helicopter tour in Juneau.
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    Window seats all-around!
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    The massive Juneau Icefield is a stunning beauty to take in from the air.
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    The famous Taku Glacier, gazed upon by the Taku Lodge, is the only glacier on the Juneau Icefield that is still advancing.
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    Juneau’s soaring peaks are an equally beautiful feature to take in on this tour
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    Your pilot will be there to lend a helping hand as you get on the aircraft.
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    At 3 hours in duration, this in-depth experience lets you experience the best of remote Alaska.
This one-of-a-kind combination tour takes you from the heart of historic Juneau, across the stunning Icefield that surrounds it to the remote Taku Lodge Alaska hides away from roads & crowds. Explore 5 unique glaciers from above, including their stunning drops, moulins, & pools. And get a birds-eye-view of the massive Tongass National Forest - the second largest rainforest in the world - from your traditional Alaskan Bush Plane. Without a doubt, the Taku Lodge Feast and 5 Glacier Discovery offers a taste of all of Alaska’s best.

What to expect and what not to expect with this Juneau shore excursion

Your Taku Lodge Feast and 5 Glacier Discovery begins just steps from the cruise docks! Your tour begins when your float plane takes off from the waters near the heart of downtown Juneau. Throughout your fully narrated and educational flight, you’ll pass over Juneau’s old mines, forested valleys, and soaring peaks to finally reach the Juneau Icefield. Once here, you’ll explore some of the icefields most notable southern off-shoots. These include the Norris, Hole-in-the-Wall, East Tower, West Tower, and Taku Glaciers. As you’ll learn along the way, the Taku Glacier is the only glacier on the Juneau Icefield that is actively advancing, making it a special marvel to behold. And you'll also get a stunning view of this behemoth from the lodge!

  • Floatplane flight over Juneau & 5 of its surrounding glaciers
  • Stunning Aerial Views of the famous Taku glacier
  • Everyone gets a window seat
  • 40 minutes of flight time
  • Delicious Fresh-caught Salmon feast

After taking in the deep crevasses & brilliantly blue meltwater pools of these glaciers, you’ll eventually touch down at the Taku lodge Alaska keeps hidden away from the crowds. This historic spot can only be reached by floatplane or boat. In addition to its uniquely remote location, it boasts years of history, magnificent views, and a quite the feast. Featuring fresh caught Alaskan salmon, coleslaw, fruit compote, baked beans, fresh herb biscuits, sourdough bread, and chilled beverages, you are sure to leave the Taku Lodge Feast and 5 Glacier Discovery with a full stomach. Upon loading back into your aircraft, you’ll be regaled with more local knowledge on your beautiful flight back to Juneau. So, be sure to remember your camera: everyone gets a window seat on this breathtaking excursion!

Minimum Ages, Cancellations, Accessibility, Etc.

JUNEAU TOURS DETAILS:

  • Restrictions: There is a no bag policy in the aircraft, if you have medical needs that require a carry on, please contact us. All bags brought to base will be stored in the tour office until you return from your flight.
  • Accessibility: This tour is rated as 'Easy'. Some limited mobility is necessary for entering and exiting the aircraft, but your pilot will be present to provide assistance. Passenger names and weights are required by the FAA for weight and balance calculations and flight manifesting.
  • Cancellation Policy: 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. Including 'Flex Cancel' allows cancellations and refunds up to 24-hours before the tour. Any cancellations made within 14 days of the tour departure (or within 24-hours with Flex Cancel) are nonrefundable.
  • What to Wear: Dress warmly and in layers as the temperature on the glacier is often colder than you are used to. You will be outfitted with a glacier over-boot prior to embarking on your trip. Don’t forget your sunglasses! Hats and gloves are available when you arrive at your destination should you forget to bring yours. Oh yea, remember to bring your camera!
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  • Adult Rate: $329.00
  • Child Rate: $283.00 (ages 2-12)
  • Infant Rate: Free (up to 2 years)
  • + 5% sales tax
You've got questions, we've got answers
Q:How many passengers per plane?
Each plane can seat up to 10 passengers, provided the weight and balance calculations work out in each aircraft.
Q:What if my tour group is larger than 10 people?
There are several planes available at the base and can make accommodations for larger groups with advance notice.
Q:Do we land on the glacier?
Your floatplane will not land on a glacier, but will provide you with the opportunity to see more of Juneau's stunning glaciers than any helicopter tour.
Q:Will we see wildlife on the tour?
There is a chance wildlife will be seen during your tour. However, this is not a wildlife viewing tour and we cannot guarantee you will see wildlife.
Q:Can children come on the tour?
Absolutely! We are more than happy to accommodate children of all ages.
Q:What happens if the weather is too bad to fly?
If the weather is just not cooperating and the pilots determine that it’s too bad to fly, we’ll do our best to reschedule you to a later time of day that works for you. If you choose not to reschedule or we can’t find a time that works for you, our refund policy clearly states that refunds due to weather canceled flights are refunded in full.
Q:What if I need extra help on the tour?
Some limited mobility is required in order to enter and exit the aircraft, but your pilot will be happy to lend a helping hand whenever necessary. If you require extra assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us ahead of your tour and discuss your particular needs.
Q:What if I have food allergies or dietary restrictions?
Please let us know in advance so we can determine if we have proper meal accomodations for you. Grilled Chicken is available in lieu of the Salmon, and we provide many delicious sides as well.
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