When You GoGlacier Bay and
|Glacier Bay Tours & Cruises, the Glacier Bay National Park concessionaire operated
by Goldbelt (800)451-5952, runs three tour ships within Glacier Bay: the Spirit of
Adventure, Wilderness Explorer, and Crystal Fjord. Trips range from a single day to six
days with drop-offs possible. Guided sea kayak trips vary from six hours near Bartlett
Cove to several days in the bay.
Staying There: Most short-term travelers stay at the Glacier Bay Lodge
(800)451-5952, which has rooms and dorm space. A wide range of lodges, bed & breakfast inns, and luxury resorts are available in the Gustavus area. Contact the Gustavus Visitors Association at (907)697-2285. A National Park Service campground is located about a half-mile from Glacier Bay Lodge. For park information call (907)697-2230.
Helpful books include Travels in Alaska by John Muir; Moon Handbooks, Alaska - Yukon; Glacier Bay National Park by Mark Kelley; Adventure Kayaking: Trips in Glacier Bay by Don Skillman; and Stickeen by John Muir.
Useful WWW links:
Tours & Cruises
Glacier Bay National Park
Gustavus Visitors Association
Auk Nu Tours
Chilkat Guides in Wrangell
Fjordland Express (Wrangell to Juneau)
Temsco Helicopters in Juneau
Sunrise Aviation in Wrangell
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