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Enjoy a relaxing evening on the waters of Icy Strait, just outside of Glacier Bay National Park on the M/V TAZ, a 50’ long vessel with seating for 23 passengers and an open back deck for viewing and photography of the whales and wildlife.
They depart from the Gustavus City dock which is approximately 9 miles from Glacier Bay Lodge and head out to Pt. Adolphus, a nutrient-rich feeding ground for several types of whales, including humpbacks, which summer in Alaska to feed before migrating back to Hawaii for the winter. Complimentary hot drinks including coffee, a wide variety of teas, hot chocolate, water, and snack bars.
For advance bookings please contact a Glacier Bay Reservation Agent: 888.229.8687. Upon arrival, trips are arranged through the front desk staff.
Experience the area’s serenity and beauty as adventure seekers explore secluded inlets surrounded by dramatic coastal mountains. Rental for Kayaking in Alaska includes basic instruction, safety presentation and hard-shell double sea kayaks, paddles, spray skirts, floatation bags and life vests. Full-day or half-day guided tours or independent rentals rentals available. For advance bookings please contact a Glacier Bay Reservation Agent: 888.229.8687. Upon arrival, trips are arranged through the front desk staff.
Glacier Bay is one of the most picturesque places on earth, and Gustavus is the gateway to this serene paradise. Flightseeing tours are offered daily out of Gustavus or Juneau. For information or to reserve a seat on Air Excursions, please contact a Glacier Bay Reservations Agent: 888.229.8687. Upon arrival, trips may be arranged through the front desk staff at Glacier Bay Lodge.
Known for its sport fishing, Glacier Bay offers a variety of fishing expeditions. Half-day and full-day charters will take you out for salmon fishing or halibut fishing in Alaska. And speaking of halibut, did you know that halibut fishing in Icy Straits of Alaska is truly amazing. The number and size of halibut far exceed anywhere else in the State of Alaska.
Be sure to book Alaska fishing charters in advance, as many dates sell out quickly. If you would like us to help you with these arrangements, just give us a call at 888.229.8687.
To learn more about Sport Fishing in Alaska, visit the National Park Service Sport Fishing site.