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Juneau: City Highlights Tour

Activity provider: Alaska Galore Tours

Juneau: City Highlights Tour

Activity provider: Alaska Galore Tours

From US$ 120 per person

Discover the main landmarks of the city of Juneau. Explore downtown, the city museum, the salmon hatchery, the Brotherhood Bridge glacier lookout, Glacier Gardens, Homestead Park, and end the tour with some fish tacos.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
The local representative for your tour will be wearing a bright orange jacket and will meet you at your cruise ship dock at the main sidewalk area with a sign that has the local partner's name on it. Please plan to be at the designated location at least 10 minutes before departure time.

Experience

Highlights
  • See some of downtown Juneau's iconic buildings
  • Learn about the region's salmon at the Macaulay Hatchery
  • Experience the beauty of Glacier Gardens' iconic upside down trees
  • Immerse yourself in local history at the new state museum
  • Enjoy some amazing local caught rockfish tacos at Deckhand Daves restuarant
Full description
Begin the tour on a comfortable minibus for a scenic ride past the State Capitol Building, the Governor's House, and the Russian Orthodox Church. Make a stop at the Alaska State Museum where you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in Alaskan culture and gain an appreciation for its rich and diverse history. Continue to Douglas Island for gorgeous views and photos of the Juneau coastline and Gastineau Channel. From there you will make a stop at the Macaulay Hatchery, commonly referred to as "DIPAC" by the locals. Learn about the salmon industry, observe various marine life, and watch the salmon run up the ladder, depending on the time of the year. Conclude your tour with a stop at the 50-acre Glacier Gardens Rainforest Adventure in the Tongass National Forest. Walk through this award-winning botanical garden and admire the flower towers as your guide fills you in on this region's varied ecosystem. Your tour will end near "Deckhand Dave's", the latest go-to food option in Juneau. Receive a voucher for a free serving of the signature rock-fish tacos. This new venue only serves locally caught fish in a fantastic creative way.
Includes
  • Hotel or cruise ship pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees to all venues
  • 3 rockfish tacos
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities

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  • Due to rules at the museum, this portion of the tour is self-guided
Customer reviews

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5 /5

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My tour leader, Nathan, did an excellent job. He is VERY articulate, knowledgable, and well spoken. Knew so much about the area and gave us a nice, well-rounded glimpse of Juneau....from historic, to places of natural beauty and historical/cultural significance. Could not have been a better tour. You could tell he loves doing what he does and sharing his passion with his "guests".

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July 18, 2022

August 25, 2022

Had a great guide, Gram. Visited some sights we had not seen before. The Glacier Gardens are something not to be missed!

August 6, 2022

Product ID: 340931