Juneau Area Activities
Tracy Arm Fjord
(all-day trip to the Twin Sawyer Glaciers)-a must! Our favorite – Alaska Adventure Bound. Call us at our local phone #907-586-3885 and WE WILL BOOK THIS FOR YOU!
Customized outdoor adventure opportunities.
NorthStar Trekking will outfit. You may have a choice of 1-,2-,4-, or 6-hour treks on the ice field. All equipment included; minimum women’s shoe size accommodated 4 1/2. We will set this up for you. Call us at our local phone #907-586-3885.
Era Helicopters, LLC (only two miles from AK Fireweed House B&B)
Website: www.ERAFLIGHTSEEING.com . (Helicopter & DogSled Adventure Glacier Tours) Toll-free: 800-843-1947 or Local phone: 907-586-2030
Some Choices: Glacier Walks, Flightseeing, Dogsledding on the Glaciers & Glacier Tours
Mount Roberts Tramway
Hike up the mountain, ride the tram down or hike both ways and enjoy the shops, historical movie and the trails at the top of the mountain (access right in downtown Juneau) Local phone #907-463-3412.
Taku Glacier Lodge
Take a floatplane and flightsee from the downtown Juneau waterfront to your King Salmon lunch or dinner at the Taku Glacier Lodge established in 1923.
Contact: Wings Airways and the Taku Glacier Lodge local phone #907-586-6275
Website: www.wingsairways.com (this is not an accommodation/overnight lodge. only day trips with lunch or dinner.)
All day fishing or sightseeing trip or both
You’ll charter the boat, the captain, the works either 1/2 day, 3/4 day or full day! This will be a lot of fun!
Must be arranged in advance.
Contact: Lucky Dog Adventure. Captain Ed Haney. # 907-790-1800 or cell # 907-321-4252.
Enjoy personalized attention and a great fishing experience.
Contact: Island Charter. Captain Ole Bartness and his first mate, wife, Sandy. # 907-790-3950 or cell # 907-723-6152. This is a great trip. Very comfortable, even for the “non-fishers” in your party.
Leave about 6:45 a.m., arrive 7:30 or so, in time to take the White Pass and Yukon Route Railway on a 3 to 3.5 hour roundtrip to the White Pass Summit. Departures @ 8:45 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. daily, Built in 1898, this narrow gauge railroad is an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark. Explore the gold rush town of Skagway. Return flight to Juneau in the evening for a late dinner.
Skagway phone # 907-983-2217.(Requires advance reservations)
Spectacular guided tour featuring beautiful flowering topsy-turvy trees, and natural vegetation over 50 acres. Ride in open-air covered shuttles or ride one way, walk the other. This is a beautiful tour on a good day.
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily. Local phone # 907-790-3377.
Other things to see and do.
(with very informative visitors Center)
Open Daily mid-May to mid-September. An incredible drive-up glacier experience. Local #907-789-0097.
(at Eaglecrest Ski area)
3 to 3.5 hour zipline eco-tour adventure. Local phone # 907-321-0947.
The Alaska State Capitol
(self-guide or guided tours daily in the Summer)
Originally completed in 1931 as the territorial Capitol of Alaska. Juneau Legislative Information Office Local # 907-465-4648.
Juneau-Douglas City Museum
(across the street from the Capitol Building)
Open daily mid-May through September. Local phone # 907-586-3572.
(not to be missed but save it for a rainy day if you have one)
Admiralty Island National Monument and Kootznoowoo Wilderness Area
(a Tlingit word for “Fortress of the Bears”, home to the largest concentration of brown bear in North America. Pack Creek entry is restricted to very small numbers of permits each day. Must be pre-arranged. Your access is by float plane. Call the United states Forest Service in Juneau for information # 907-586-8751.
Alaska Fly’n Fish Charters Local phone # 907-790-2120 as well as others purchase permits and will also make all arrangements if you don’t want to do this by yourself.
They will also fly you in for guided freshwater flyfishing with an experienced bush pilot and wilderness guide.
Check out www.alaskabywair.com
The Alaska Club (Juneau Racquet Club)
2 locations, including drop-in fitness, yoga and Body Pump classes, weight rooms, tennis and racquetball. Downtown location, local phone # 907-586-5773.
Out of Bounds Adventures
Helicopter skiing/snowboarding with local, professional guides in SE Alaska’s Juneau Icefield
There are more hikes and trails in the immediate Juneau area then there are roads. We have trail guides available for your use while you are here. Also, the U.S. Forest Service at local # 907-586-8751 is a wealth of information.
Have fun with your planning!