Juneau to Juneau Itinerary

Explore Alaska on this Juneau to Juneau itinerary and experience this unique destination. Activities are bountiful, including whale watching, bear viewing, kayaking, hiking, fishing for salmon or halibut. You can also bring out your inner adventurer while glacier hiking, touring glaciers in a helicopter, floatplane sightseeing, zip-lining, and more.

Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau, Alaska
Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau, Alaska

Juneau to Juneau Itinerary

Alaska charter Itineraries - Brent Jones
An Alaskan Bear

Day 1: Juneau to Hoonah

Embark in Juneau, Alaska’s historic capital city. After exploring the local culture, disembark from the active fishing port of Auke Bay, located just north of the Juneau Airport. Head north around the tip of Admiralty Island and continue to Neka Bay, located near the native village of Hoonah. Set crab traps before sunset to be hauled the following day.

Day 2: Hoonah

Spend the morning catching Alaskan Dungeness crabs and exploring the native village of Hoonah. Head south that afternoon and relax in the secluded surroundings of Takatz Bay for the evening while enjoying your catch with an Alaskan-style Crab Cookout.

Day 3: Warm Springs

Anchor out in the morning below a gushing waterfall and then head ashore to see the Hidden Falls Salmon hatchery, where thousands of salmon have arrived to complete their fascinating journey from the sea. Continue south to Warm Springs and enjoy a boardwalk hike leading to Baranof Lake. That afternoon, transit through the narrow cut of Red Bluff Bay and anchor for the night.

Day 4: Pybus Bay

Arrive in Pybus Bay and experience an afternoon of world-class sport fishing for salmon and trophy-size halibut. Enjoy your catch that evening prepared to perfection by our chef. After dinner, try your luck at setting a few crab traps or head out in the tender to explore the surrounding islands inhabited by sea lions.

Day 5: Windfall Harbor

Your motor yacht Alaska itinerary continues. Cross Frederick Sound in search of Humpback whales working in teams as they successfully execute their animated feeding patterns, known as bubble netting. That afternoon transit Seymour Canal to look for Brown bears feeding on some of the most abundant salmon runs that Southeast Alaska has to offer. Once on anchor, take part in a relaxing kayak paddle in the tranquil setting of Windfall Harbor.

Day 6: SumDum Glacier

Arrive at the mouth of Holkham Bay and anchor below SumDum Glacier for the evening. Enjoy the icebergs passing by as the tide flows out of Tracy and Endicott Arm.

Day 7: Cruising

Enjoy breakfast as you enter the majestic passage of Tracy Arm Fjord. Before reaching the active and humbling North Sawyer Glacier. When you’re ready to explore, hop in the tender for a closer look at the massive icebergs. As well as seeing the wildlife including mountain goats, eagles, seals, and the distinctive Dall’s porpoise.

Day 8: Juneau

Depart at first light and transit through Stephens’s Passage and on to Gastineau Channel, arriving in Juneau. Be sure to explore this dynamic Alaskan city before departing that afternoon with memories to last a lifetime.

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