The remote wilderness area of Admiralty Island lies just 15 miles off the coast of Juneau. Locally known as "Fortress of the Bear", this large island is home to over 1,600 grizzly bears, one of the highest concentrations in the world with approximately one bear per square mile!
Glacier Landing with Dog Sledding
Glacier Landing with Dog Sledding, Alaska
This trip combines the excitement of helicopter flightseeing with dog sledding on the Mendenhall Glacier.
Enjoy the spectacular scenery of lush rainforest, deep blue crevasses and glacier carved peaks as you fly to the dogsled camp on the Mendenhall Glacier.
At the glacier, professional mushers will explain dog sledding and its importance to Alaska. Enjoy 20 to 25 minutes of dog mushing, during which you can drive the team and/or relax in the sled as you take in the awe inspiring scenery.
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Photos of Glacier Landing with Dog Sledding
Other experiences in Juneau
These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the local ways of life.
Helicopter Glacier Trekking is the most exciting way to explore the scenic wonders of the glaciers flowing from the Juneau Icefield.
This tour combines two of the best attractions in the Juneau area - the Mendenhall Glacier and whale watching. The Mendenhall Glacier is Juneau's biggest attraction and a humbling sight, while the waters off the coast of Juneau are well known for the large number of humpback whales that migrate from Hawaii each summer.