Juneau, Alaska, US
Bike & Brew Glacier View
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Approximately 4 Hours
Enjoy this value priced excursion with three experiences in one tour -- biking, visiting the Mendenhall Glacier and tasting Alaskan microbrewery beers. More than just a bike ride, this excursion offers you a chance to experience the beauty that surrounds Juneau at a slower pace with a friendly, knowledgeable, local guide.
On the van ride to the bike departure point, you will hear about Juneau's history and some interesting information about the city and its surroundings.
Gear up with a road bike and helmet, and listen to a safety briefing. You'll set out from Auke Lake and watch for memorable glacier views.
Stop at the Chapel-by-the-Lake -- a lovely old log chapel with a spectacular view of Auke Lake and Mendenhall Glacier in the background.
Continue along the Juneau road system and bike path to the west side of Mendenhall Glacier, for a beach stop. At the visitor area on the east side of Mendenhall Glacier you will ride along a one-mile trail through the rain forest.
Next, travel by van to Merchants Wharf -- an old seaplane hangar in downtown Juneau and a landmark in aviation history. Here, you will taste award-winning beers from microbreweries around Alaska.
The ride covers approximately 8 miles on a mostly flat road with some rolling hills. Minimum age is 10 years. Minimum age to participate in the beer tasting is 21 years, with photo ID showing date of birth. Minimum height is 56 inches. Guests who are pregnant may participate during the first trimester only. Waiver must be signed and medical conditions disclosed.