Alaska Explore, Nature August 06, 2019
Canoe To The Bottom Of This Tidewater Glacier On This One-Of-A-Kind Alaska Adventure
If you’re looking to get out on the water and up close and personal with some ancient Alaskan ice, then this is the experience for you! Alaskan adventures don’t get any more exciting than this glacier canoe tour to a beautiful tidewater glacier. Take a native Alaskan style canoe and row all the way out to Mendenhall Glacier for unforgettable views.
If you’re looking for an adventure of a lifetime, then this canoe tour to the foot of a tidewater glacier would fit the bill!
Liquid Alaska tours of Juneau, Alaska offers this incredible adventure for those looking to learn a little more about Mendenhall Glacier. You will have the chance to check out this glacier from the water.
A small group of 10 or less will have the opportunity to paddle one of these incredible canoes.
These canoes are Native style-inspired, and are 39 feet long. They are able to carry many more people than your average canoe!
You will be suited up with appropriate rain gear, including boots and helmets.
But do make sure you wear appropriate warm clothing underneath! During your canoe ride you’ll pass by waterfalls and many types of wildlife.
The guide will bring you as close as you can safely get to the Mendenhall Glacier.
You’ll want to stay clear enough in case the ice calves. The guides are well versed in safety, and each of them holds a Wilderness First Responder certification!
The glacier itself is thirteen miles long, and 1,800 feet deep.
It’s located only a mere 12 miles away from downtown Juneau! This makes it one of the most accessible glaciers in the world, and one of the most visited in Alaska.
While this tour doesn’t include hiking on Mendenhall Glacier, Liquid Alaska does offer other tours that do!
Check out their Mendenhall Glacier Adventure Tour for an opportunity to hike on the ice. You’ll even get to explore crevasses, and if it’s safe, perhaps see an ice cave!
The Mendenhall Glacier Lake Canoe Tour by Liquid Alaska Tours runs all summer long.
Liquid Alaska Tours will pick you up right at the cruise docks so you don’t have to worry about transportation! You’ll be departing from this Address: Mount Roberts Tramway, 490 S Franklin Street, Juneau, AK 99801. Make sure to check out their website for more information!
You can check out all of Liquid Alaska’s guided experiences
on their website here.
Have you had a chance to go on a glacier canoe tour? What did you think? Would you recommend it? Let us know in the comments below!
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