Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour

The Ultimate Alaskan Experience


Paddle, Explore, Discover | 5 Hours

Join the ultimate Alaskan adventure that takes you up close and personal with the Mendenhall Glacier. Become one of the few to walk on top of the glacier surface and where you’ll explore it’s unique geology of rivers, crevasses and ice caves. This exclusive tour also includes a traditional native-style canoe ride past waterfalls, between icebergs, and next to wildlife to give you an unforgettable experience.


  • Roundtrip transportation from cruise ship terminal
  • Bottled water, snack, and beverage
  • Gear/equipment: Rain jacket, rain pants, life vest, helmet, rain boots, crampons for glacier hike 


  • Minimum age: 12 years old
  • Minimum weight: 90lbs
  • Maximum wight: 240lbs
  • Not recommended for guests with back or hip problems
  • Pregnant guests will not be allowed on this tour 
  • Full use of limbs for up to 2 hours canoe paddling 
  • Ability to hike over steep uneven terrain for approximately 1 mile
  • Signed liability waiver 

Duration: 5-5.5 hours. Tour times below are approximate:

  • 30 minutes transport to glacier launch site
  • 30 minutes equipment and safety briefing
  • 1 hour lake canoe paddle
  • 1-1.5 hours glacier hike and ice exploration
  • 1 hour lake canoe paddle
  • 30 minutes gear unload and snack break
  • 30 minutes transport to cruise ship terminal
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Liquid Alaska Tours operates under permit with the Tongass National Forest and is an equal opportunity provider.

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