Have you ever wanted to feel like a local in Downtown Juneau? Here's your chance with this one-of-a-kind experience. Along with our local, knowledgeable guides, you have the opportunity to tailor this walk with the rest of your group to hit the specific highlights that the group desires most.
The possibilities are varied anywhere from taking a narrated stroll through the streets of Juneau to an in-depth trip to some of the sites on the National Historic Registry. Get a unique perspective of Juneau and take the Sea Walk out to the Juneau Whale Sculpture. There you will see the Salmon spawning and eagles soaring as you take in the beauty of the Juneau area. With several great opportunities for photo stops along the way, this one-of-a-kind experience gives you the chance to get away from the crowds and experience why the locals love this Alaskan city.
Please note: The State Capital Building is open to the public Monday - Friday. For tours that take place on the weekends, there is no access inside the Capital Building. This tour is NOT wheelchair or limited mobility accessible. This tour also operates rain or shine!
Duration: 2.5 hours (Roundtrip from cruise ship terminal.)
- Ponchos and Pedometers.
- Sunny days - bring ball cap, sunglasses, sunscreen
- Rainy days - rain jacket/pants, a warm layer, ball cap
- Guest must be able to participate/walk for duration/length of tour (up to 3 miles in 2.5 hours)
- Not recommended for guests who are not comfortable or able to walk/stand for extended periods of time.
- Signed liability waiver
Duration: 2.5 hours. Tour times below are approximate:
- The details of this tour will vary based on the groups' interests
- Points of interest:
- Historic District
- State Capital Building
- Governors Mansion
- Russian Orthodox Church
- Marine Park Whale Sculpture
- House of Wickersham
- This tour meets at the cruise ship terminal. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.
ADA Accessibility of Tour:
- This tour is NOT wheelchair or limited mobility accessible.
What if it rains?
Tour operates in the rain or sunshine. It is not canceled due to rain and we provide ponchos for guests if it's rainy.
What will I need?
Juneau is located in the largest temperate rain forest in the world. We encourage you to always be prepared for rain and hope for the sun. If you dress for the weather you will always be prepared. We recommend active, quick dry clothing including comfortable walking shoes with good tread.
Will I see any bears on this tour and what happens if I do?
In Alaska the wilderness and city often blend together and bears roam freely throughout Juneau. Your safety is our top priority. All our guides carry bear spray and receive bear saftety training which includes habits, body language, and behavior. If a bear is seen, your guide will direct you and the group on how to proceed to remain safe. However this is not a designated bear watching tour and nothing can be guaranteed!
Are there any age restrictions for children?
There are no age restrictions for this tour.
Can I bring a backpack?
Backpacks, small bags, and purses are allowed on this tour.
Can I bring my own food or drink?
Non-alcoholic beverages in a closeable containters and snacks are allowed on tour.
Are food and drink included?
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Jul 2019 - Jagjit B.
It was good
Jun 2019 - Marcelino M.
The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the points of interest and also
was able to answer all questions