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!

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.

Kenai Fjords Tours

Alaska’s # 1 Wildlife & Glacier Cruise. Spectacular scenery, glaciers, and abundant wildlife in Kenai Fjords National Park with expert captains. Enjoy complimentary meals and free parking in private lot. Tours run daily through Resurrection Bay and the waters of Kenai Fjords National Park with several options to choose from. Be it a full-day glacier and wildlife tour into the fjords, or a shorter lunch or dinner cruise through Resurrection Bay with a buffet style Alaska salmon & prime rib Buffet on our exclusive stop on Fox Island, we have the right tour for you. Kenai Fjords Tours operates the largest day cruise fleet in Southcentral Alaska out of Seward. Our millennium-class vessels are 95 feet long and Coast Guard-licensed for 150 passengers. Our boats offer a fast cruising speed, allowing for extra time to photograph and view wildlife and glaciers. The latest additions to our fleet, the m/v Aialik, Orca and Callisto Voyagers were custom built by All American Marine, Inc., a leading manufacturer of multihull catamarans. Their Teknicraft Design provides superior stability, fuel efficiency, maximum guest comfort, as well as the ability to travel fast while maintaining a smooth ride, designed to provide a true first-class experience for passengers.

Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge

Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge is located on the beautiful and remote Fox Island, just a short boat ride from Seward, Alaska. Your adventure begins in Seward when you step aboard a Kenai Fjords Tours cruise. Enjoy Alaska’s remote wilderness and unplug from all electronics in your private waterfront cabin. Cruise with Kenai Fjords Tours to Fox Island in Resurrection Bay and explore the ultimate island escape. Indulge in gourmet, plated meals prepared by your island chef. Awake to morning coffee or tea delivered to your door and watch Kenai Fjords National Park come alive from the comfort of your cabin. Capture the natural beauty of your surroundings with your camera or sketchbook. Treat yourself to walking/hiking and various evening programs offered by our resident naturalist. Expand your time at sea by adding one of our various wildlife and glacier day cruises, or guided sea kayaking to any stay. Your time is yours on the island! As part of our commitment to preserving this pristine wilderness getaway, Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge and the Fox Island Day Lodge derive the majority of their electrical power from generators powered by the sun. Guests are requested to turn off lights when not in use.

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.

Northern Latitude Adventures

Leave the crowds behind, small group adventure is what we do. Never more than six guests per tour so you always get the VIP treatment. Our glacier and wildlife excursions travel deep into Kenai Fjords National Park, through majestic fjords right up to the face of a calving tidewater glacier. Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords National Park are great areas for seasonal whale watching. We encounter humpback whales, killer whales (orca), and tons of other Alaskan wildlife on a regular basis. Join us and see why a whale watching or glacier and wildlife cruise with Northern Latitude Adventures is one of the best things to do in Alaska.

Prince of Wales Excursion Outfitter

At Prince of Wales Excursion Outfitter, we’re in the business of customizing small group adventures especially for clients who appreciate green businesses. We’ve worked with The Nature Conservancy, Destination Wildlife, and The Audubon Society to promote wildlife-based adventures on Prince of Wales Island. We provide full trip outfitting with the best outdoor equipment designed with Southeast Alaska in mind, transport by land and sea, and guided tours, which include cultural tours to the Organized Village of Kasaan. We provide paddling equipment and guided paddling outings, as well as whale watching from our 21′ Silver Streak landing craft. Transport to Forest Service cabins and access points via the road system and ocean are also available. The owner’s 17 year career with the US Forest Service gave her a strong background in outdoor safety, and at POW Outfitter, that’s our first priority in all we do.

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!