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Mendenhall Lake Kayak and Salmon Bake Adventure

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    What to Expect
    Meet your guide in Juneau, then drive about 20 minutes to arrive at Mendenhall Lake.

    Your guide provides life jackets, rain gear, and kayaking instruction, then helps you to get situated in your two-person kayak. Set out on the waters of Mendenhall Lake, traveling at a comfortable pace that is accessible for both beginning and experienced kayakers.

    Navigate past the icebergs and learn from your guide about the native wildlife, history, and ecology of the Mendenhall Glacier. Venture within a safe distance of the massive face of the glacier and around to the powerful Nugget Falls.

    Upon return from your kayak tour, head to the Gold Creek Salmon Bake for a delicious all-you-can-eat feast. Taste wild salmon from Alaska, along with chicken, potatoes, baked beans, wild-rice pilaf, a variety of salads, cornbread, assorted hot drinks, and dessert. You can purchase beer, wine, or soda if desired.

    After your meal, you can walk through the woods to a campfire to roast marshmallows, stroll along Salmon Creek to a waterfall, and try panning for gold at the historical Wagner Mine.

    You can return to the dock at your leisure on one of the buses that makes regular departures.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Sidewalk under the cables of the Mt Roberts Tram
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Same location as pick up.
    Inclusions
    • National Park fees
    • Beverages
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
    • Round Trip transfers
    • Full raingear (pants/jacket/boots)
    Exclusions
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
    • Gratuities
    • Souvenirs available for purchase
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children 12 and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Children 13 to 17 must have a signed parental consent form to participate without a parent or guardian.
    • Client must be able to use upper body strength to paddle kayak approx. 2 hrs
    • Guests taller than 6' 3" will not be able to steer with foot pedals and will have to steer with the oar instead. You may still participate, it is just an item to take into consideration when choosing the tour.
    • Minimum weight: 40lbs
    • Maximum weight dependent on waist size to fit into kayak cockpit 16.5" X 10". Approximately 275lbs
    • Gloves and an extra pair of socks are recommended.
    • Tour is weather dependent.
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This was part of a long planned and anticipated trip (date:9-3-19). My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed Julia and Brian, our guides. They were professional, prepared, and kind as the dealt with us as first time kayakers. They filled us with confidence while explaining everything,...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank kwb54
    Reviewed 4 August 2019

    We hadn’t kayaked before, so it was a little challenging, but the views were worth it! Megan and Kary were wonderful guides! Definitely worth the visit!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Michelle D
    AlaskaTravelAdv, Director of Sales at Alaska Travel Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2019

    I'll share your kind words with Megan & Kary. Thanks for the kind review!! Glad you enjoyed it. Dale E Smith Director of Sales & Marketing

    Reviewed 17 June 2018

    We booked this excursion through Royal Caribbean & it went off without a hitch. It was easy to find the guides when we got of the boat & everyone we were with throughout the day was great! We had Ron & Tom as drivers &...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    Thank Deana B
    Dale S, Director of Sales & Marketing at Alaska Travel Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

    Sounds like a wonderful day! Thanks for sharing it with us. Thank you for taking the time to review how we performed! Dale E Smith Director of Sales & Marketing

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