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Historic Gold Panning & Salmon Bake from Juneau

Enjoy a historical tour of Juneau including the state capitol. Then, turn up the road to Gold Creek and “Last Chance Basin”, where Joe Juneau and Richard Harris struck gold in 1880. Now it is time for you to try your luck and learn how to pan and capture the full gold-rush experience. The tour ends with a delicious meal at the Gold Creek Salmon Bake. The salmon bake has a beautiful setting, in lush rain forest alongside a creek, under translucent domes that protect you from the elements, rain or shine. Savor the aroma of wild salmon, grilling slowly over fires of fragrant alder wood. Choose from grilled salmon, Cheechako Chicken, Chilkoot Baked Beans, Tongass Wild-Rice Pilaf, Alyeska au gratin potatoes and a selection of other sides, salads and beverages. Tour includes: transportation, guide, gold panning lessons, narration on the gold discovery of Juneau and hard rock mining and salmon bake meals as described. (Tour departs from the Mt Roberts Tram near the Cruise ship dock).

Required at time of booking: Cruise ship or hotel information in Juneau

Season: Daily departures May 1 - September 30, 2014
Departure Time: Various times available. Usually accommodates cruise ship schedules.
Duration: 3 hours including transfers

Price:
 USD 93 per adult / USD 61 per child (0-12 years)

Best of Juneau Tour including whale watching from Juneau

Start your tour with a narrated transfer to spectacular Mendenhall Glacier and its adjacent Visitor Center. Explore the area on your own before you continue your whale watching adventure from Auke Bay. Here you will board the state of the art jet boat which is custom designed for Juneau whale watching and features large windows as well as an outside viewing deck.  Watch for humpback whales that return to the nutrient-rich waters around Juneau each year. You might also see other wildlife during the tour such as bald eagles and a variety of seabirds. An onboard naturalist will provide more information. Directly after the tour transfer to Gold Creek Salmon Bake. The salmon bake has a beautiful setting in lush rain forest alongside a creek. Savor the aroma of wild salmon, grilling slowly over fires of fragrant alder wood. Choose from grilled salmon, Cheechako Chicken, Chilkoot Baked Beans, Tongass Wild-Rice Pilaf, Alyeska au gratin potatoes and a selection of other sides, salads and beverages. Tour includes: Narrated transfer to Mendenhall Glacier, whale watching cruise, Salmon Bake all-you-can-eat-buffet. (Tour departs from the Mt Roberts Tram near the cruise ship docks).

NOTE: Sequence of tour features may change due to departure time and whale watching cruise schedule.

Required at time of booking: Cruise ship or hotel information in Juneau. 

Season
: May 15 - September 15, 2014
Departure Time: Various times available. Usually accommodates cruise ship schedules.
Duration: approx. 6 hours 15 min including transfers

Price:
 USD 192 per adult / USD 145 per child (0-12 years)

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