Gastineau Guiding Company

At the core of our Juneau excursions and tours is a passionate guide who opens a doorway to the wild places that will stir your soul. Step into Alaska with one of these dedicated and knowledgeable local guides. Your experience will be in-depth, authentic, genuine and personalized. We specialize in Juneau’s finest shore excursions and can arrange custom trips by land and sea for families or groups seeking private wilderness experiences. We are committed to our community, the environment, and of course to you, our guests.

Gondwana Ecotours

WINTER

Join us on our Northern Lights Tour in Alaska! Get a dose of local culture by day, and by night look for and photograph the Aurora Borealis. Your local guides will provide the necessary wake up calls when the lights appear and help you capture the perfect photo. Learn what life’s really like in the interior of Alaska over lunch with local homesteaders, walk with reindeer, dogsled, learn to curl and unwind in outdoor geothermal hotsprings.

SUMMER

The Quintessential Alaskan Adventure awaits! Join us as we visit the famous Brooks Lodge for some of the most breathtaking grizzly bear-viewing in the world. From complete safety we’ll witness the world’s largest bears hunt salmon beneath waterfalls, before exploring more of what Alaska is famous for: whale watching in the Kenai Peninsula, traversing the charming coastal town of Seward, exploring picturesque forests, glaciers, mountains, lakes, and much more!

Jason’s Guide Service

Jason’s Guide Service is where you can expect experience and passion on every guided trip. With over 20 years of Alaska guiding experience, you are guaranteed a professional as your guide. We strive to provide environmentally friendly, low impact fishing trips. Jason’s Guide Service practices ethical retention of Wild Caught Salmon, and catch and release of all Wild Trout and Char. All of your fishing and float trips are done out of a motor-less 20 foot Drift Boat, and with the gear of your choice. We believe that people go fishing to have fun. We provide the best fishing gear, hand-tied flies, and Gore Tex breathable waders, for all our anglers. We believe in the sustainability of a resource and all of our work practices are forward thinking to help better our resources for the future.

John Hall’s Alaska

Family owned and operated for 34 years, John Hall’s Alaska provides guests with fully guided tour itineraries featuring all 5 regions of Alaska, the Yukon and the Canadian Rockies. Our land tours are all-inclusive in nature with in-depth explorations of Alaska’s greatest wilderness destinations. Limited to small groups, we are able to bring guests hands-on and educational wildlife and cultural experiences, revealing the history and ecological wonders that Alaska has to offer.

Knik River Lodge

Comfortable Lodging – Epic Outdoor Adventures – Award Winning Food Just a one-hour scenic drive from Anchorage, Knik River Lodge offers a remote lodge feeling with easy access. Located at the edge of the Chugach wilderness the outdoor adventures are limited only by your imagination, and having helicopters on site makes getting there easy! Summer dogsled tours on the glacier, heli hiking & biking, glacier tours, aurora viewing, Inspired meeting facilities are perfect for weddings, retreats and small conventions year round.

Kodiak Brown Bear Center

The Kodiak Brown Bear Center (KBBC) offers a true Alaskan Bear Viewing Experience for the legendary Kodiak Brown Bear without boardwalks or large group of tourists. The Kodiak Bears are considered the largest bears in the world, tipping the scale at 1,500 pounds. Deluxe lodge based guided Kodiak Brown Bear viewing experience in the heart of the 1.9 million acre Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge on Karluk Lake. KBBC’s small group size of 6 have exclusive access to over 112,000 privately owned acres within the Refuge. Unparalleled opportunities to photograph, observe & study the legendary Kodiak Brown Bear in their natural habitat. Each guest cabin incorporates all the luxuries of a 5-Star Resort and has it’s own private deck overlooking Karluk Lake. Gourmet meals to fuel your days & evenings are prepared by our Executive Chef, Natasha Panamarioff. Everyone on our staff at the KBBC was either born or raised in Kodiak or has decades of experience in the Kodiak Archipelago. All have an intimate knowledge and passion for the island, its plants, animals, history and its unique Native Alutiiq Culture.

Lighthouse Excursions

Lighthouse Excursions is a locally-owned and operated tour company that provides a scenic boat tour – the Lighthouse, Totems, and Eagles Excursion – to view Ketchikan’s abundant American bald eagles, the totem poles of Totem Bight State Park and the historic Guard Island Lighthouse. While cruising the coastline of the Tongass National Forest, the world’s largest temperate rainforest, our experienced local captain and their crew will share their knowledge of Southeast Alaska’s coastal history, native culture, and the interconnected ecosystems and the animals that call this region home. Whether relaxing in the heated main cabin or enjoying the open-air observation deck of the boat, we encourage visitors to keep on the lookout for American bald eagles, harbor seals, sea lions, moon jellyfish, pigeon guillemots, blue heron, deer, whales, and other wildlife. A complimentary snack buffet and non-alcoholic beverages are included in our tour!

Lighthouse Excursions is dedicated to sustainable tourism practices. Be it guest-direct (like promoting safe and respectful wildlife viewing or providing recycling receptacles on board our vessels) or behind-the scenes (like employee education or investing in environmentally-friendly vessel upgrades), we love our Alaskan wilderness and proudly support an environmental ethic which will preserve our state for generations to come.

Maple Leaf Adventures

Designated an operator of “Best of the World” trips by National Geographic Traveler, Maple Leaf Adventures has provided conservation-focused, boutique expedition cruises since 1986. With a reputation as one of the west coast’s top sustainable tour operators, its multi-day excursions give guests one-of-a-kind experiences in some of the most beautiful and rare places in the world, often in areas that were once under threat of destruction or in dire need of protection. Maple Leaf was awarded the Parks Canada Sustainable Tourism Award for promoting the appreciation and protection of Canada’s natural, cultural and aesthetic heritage. As a long-time practitioner of ecotourism, Maple Leaf Adventures pioneered small-boat travel in Alaska, BC’s Great Bear Rainforest and northwestern Vancouver Island, and allocates significant resources to support and build the industry. Maple Leaf’s leaders are fuelled by their education in environmental studies and social responsibility. Their vision is to help create a made-on-the-coast, high-quality nature-based tourism industry, that has a symbiotic relationship with coastal ecosystems and cultures and that integrates with both indigenous and western cultures along the coast.

Rainbow Glacier Adventures

Rainbow Glacier Adventures, founded in 1992, is an eco-tour company based in Haines, Alaska. We offer tours in Haines and Skagway. Our most popular tours include rafting, kayaking, photography and wildlife viewing. All our tours are small-group with high-quality guides. Awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, Rainbow Glacier Adventures is currently rated number one out of 22 tour companies in Haines, Alaska. Additionally, we offer custom and exclusive tours and rental cabins in the heart of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Joe Ordonez, founder of Rainbow Glacier Adventures, actively steers the company. He is author of the award-winning book, Where Eagles Gather, the Story of the Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.

Seward Ocean Excursions

Seward Ocean Excursions offers year-round, boat-based adventures in beautiful Seward including wildlife and whale viewing, glacier tours, water taxi, SCUBA diving, photography trips, custom trips, and more. We are a locally-owned and family-run business. We pride ourselves in providing custom, small group trips all year long!