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Alaska Zipline Tour

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3 ¾ Hour Duration
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From pick-up to drop-off
5 Ziplines
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Up to 600 ft long
Bonus Activity
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Try your hand at axe-throwing!
Transportation Provided
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From the cruise pier/downtown


The Tongass National Forest sets the scene for some amazing ziplining adventures, and this Alaska Zipline Tour tops the list in Juneau. Soar through a forested canopy high up in the Eaglecrest Ski Area, over a pristine wilderness and surrounded by panoramic mountain views. The friendly expert guides add to the experience, creating an atmosphere of safety, adventure, and fun!

Start this excursion with a pick-up right in downtown Juneau, next to the cruise ship docks. A short transfer over to Douglas Island brings you to Eaglecrest Ski Area, the summer home of the Alaska Zipline Tour. A safety briefing and orientation equips you with the knowledge, while guides equip you with the gear to go flying in the treetops. Now the excitement starts to build as it's time for the first zip station!

Take a leap of faith from the platform and immediately you'll be soaring through old-growth forest while the sights and smells of Alaskan wilderness put a smile on your face. The treehouse platforms allow you to take in the scenery and snap some pictures. Guides are there every step of the way to ensure safety and comfort while providing insights into the ecology of the area. When you're back on the ground, try your hand at axe-throwing! Getting a quick glimpse into lumberjack skills that are a deep part of Alaskan culture. Back at the lodge, watch a slideshow of photos taken and recount your awesome adventure on the return transfer back to downtown Juneau.

What's Included

Round Trip Transportation
Equipment & Gear: Helmets, Zipline Safety Gear, and Light Jacket if Needed
Light Snack & Beverage
Guide Gratuities

Frequently Asked Questions

How many ziplines are included on this tour?
This tour consists of 5 ziplines varying in length and height – ranging from 100 feet tall to 600 feet long with 10 platforms, an aerial suspension bridge, and fully enclosed treehouse platforms.
How do you slow down on the zipline? Are there brakes?
This course does not require participants to "hand brake" themselves. This zipline course is designed to bring people onto the platforms appropriately, and there is a back-up mechanical brake that the guide controls, so you are not responsible for putting your hands on the cables to slow yourself down. Hand braking can lead to injuries if the participant is not careful, so we have eliminated that risk to enhance your personal experience. You can now relax and enjoy the ride!
Why makes this zipline tour different from any other in Alaska?
This tour takes place high up on Juneau's Eaglecrest Ski area, providing great panoramic views of the valley below and mountains in the distance. This tour is also a certified eco-tour by Sustainable Travel International, built with many recycled materials and operated in an eco-conscious manner.
What if our cruise ship's schedule is canceled or delayed?
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, then you will receive a refund, less any non-refundable fees.
What should I bring? Are cameras okay?
Closed-toe shoes are required and long pants and layered clothing are recommended. Some guests show up with the clothes on their back and the smile on their face. Other guests show up with a small backpack that contains an extra clothing layer, a bottle of water, a snack and other personal items. So, it's up to you! Space is often limited on the shuttle, so it's best to keep your items to a minimum, but bring what you need. While on the tour, you're welcome to use your camera to snap photos of the beautiful scenery, yourself and your group! A smaller camera works best, but if you're comfortable bringing your DSLR you may; however, they can be burdensome while zipping at times. Keep in mind that you will be several stories above the forest floor at times while ziplining, so if you drop your camera it will likely not survive; for this reason, be sure that your camera has secure neck & wrist straps or is compact enough to fit in the small zippered hand pocket of the provided rain jacket. If bringing a large camera, the staff ultimately determines if your camera may be taken on the course, as it pertains to your safety and the safety of other guests and our guides. Additionally, we have photographers ready and waiting for you to fly through the trees, with your photos available for purchase after your adventure. Once you arrive at the zipline course, your guides will collect the group's belongings and secure them. Upon completing your tour, you will be able to quickly retrieve your personal items!
Is ziplining safe?
This course is routinely inspected to meet or exceed the ANSI-accredited ACCT guidelines. The steel cable that was used to build this course can hold 27,000 lbs, and there are even back-up cables throughout the course as well, so you are clipped into 2 lines rather than just one. You will be clipped in by your guides throughout the entire tour, and you have a back-up clip in point to put your mind at ease. All of the gear meets National Fire Protection Agency standards, and our guides go through extensive safety training and have First Aid & CPR certifications. They will give you a detailed briefing before the tour begins, and you can take comfort in knowing that thousands of happy customers have zipped through our tour before you.
What are the requirements to participate?
Guests must weigh between 70 - 250 lbs. The minimum age is 8 years old. Guests should be comfortable with heights and walking up about 50 stairs. This tour is not recommended for people who are pregnant, have seizures, or recent neck, shoulder or back injuries/surgery. A waiver must be signed and medical conditions disclosed.
What if it's raining?
We zip rain or shine! Rain jackets will be provided at the start of the tour. We recommend you dress warm and in layers if the weather is cooler, rainy, or windy.

Know Before You Book

Minimum Age: 8 years old • Minimum Weight: 70 lbs • Maximum Weight: 250 lbs
Small Group Size
Cancel up to 14-days before the tour for a refund. No refund is available if canceled within 14-days of the tour. If for any reason your tour is canceled, or if your cruise ship's schedule changes, you will receive a refund. Refunds do not include any non-refundable fees. Contact us by phone or email to request a cancellation.

Quick Facts


3h 45min

Adult Rate

Child Rate

Itinerary • 3h 45min • 5 activities

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Guides will meet you at the main cruise ship dock in downtown Juneau and transport you to Douglas Island for your tour.

30 minutes
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Get geared up and meet your guides for a brief safety orientation before hitting the zipline course.

30 minutes
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Enjoy flying across 7 ziplines in small groups. This course is great for beginners and experienced zipliners alike with the guides controlling the brakes for you. Optional ax-throwing is included at the conclusion of the course.

2 hours
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Enjoy some light refreshments as you preview photos taken during your tour, which will be available for purchase.

15 minutes
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Return transfer to the cruise ship docks and downtown Juneau.

30 minutes