Juneau, Alaska owes much of its early history to successful gold mining operations in the region.
The city was named after gold prospector Joe Juneau and is nestled in a spectacular setting between Mount Juneau and the Gastineau Channel.
DESCRIPTION: Board your comfortable vessel and set out on a search for humpback whales, Orcas, porpoises, sea lions, eagles and other wildlife.
Including about 50 minutes helicopter flying time and two 30 minute landings.Or, if you’re looking for a hands-on experience, join a paddle-raft team.Glide across the iceberg-studded lake, marveling at the1.5-mile-wide glacier, and set course downstream.Venture out on deck for a close view and amazing photo opportunities.
At the Gold Creek Salmon Bake, in a beautiful setting nestled in the rain forest, you’ll arrive to the smell of wild Alaska salmon grilling over an open alder wood fire.Hold on for a safe but exhilarating river-running experience! On the shores of Mendenhall Lake, don protective raingear and life jackets, and board your raft.