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Activities & adventures


Get BLUE at the Blue Heron B&B
The Blue Heron's comfortable and wonderfully styled Blue Room is a favorite among our clients...


and see what our BLUE can do for YOU!


Catch a record sized halibut with us!
At Highliner Charters, we're NOT limited to one halibut per day UNDER 45” like almost all other lodges in SE Alaska (All Sitka, Ketchikan, Juneau, Petersburg, etc lodges are located too far away from area 3A).

We have licenses to fish in Area 3A, where you may keep TWO halibut per day of ANY size.

Our fishermen have limited out almost every single day last year!

Click here to find out how you can get your record fish with us.


Custom made Deer Antler handle Scrimshaw knives
Check out Heidi's custom made deer antler scrimshaw knives for an original Alaskan gift idea.

for more information.




Activity, Travel, & Sightseeing Planners

Need help planning your trip?
To help you decide among the many exciting adventures and activities in the Glacier Bay area and Gustavus, there are a number of local planning specialists that can be instrumental in arranging a schedule of activities and events to suit your needs best.

Many operate Lodges or Bed and Breakfasts and can offer you fine lodging choices, however all will be happy to help you with your activity plans no matter where you're staying.

Check out the Activities and Adventures pages to see what you want to do most while visiting, and then give these planners a call, fax or email if they are online and put them to work!

From whale watching tours, bay cruises, sportfishing trips, hiking around, golfing, and more, their contacts and expertise will save you time and money.

Featured Planning Help

Humpback Whales are plentiful in the area...Gustavus Visitors Association (GVA)

P.O. Box 167 - Gustavus, Alaska 99826
E-Mail & Reservations

GUSTAVUS is approximately 50 miles west of Juneau, Alaska's state capital. It is the starting point for most independent travelers to Glacier Bay and other Alaskan adventures.

The Gustavus Visitors Association is the official site for the city of Gustavus and has many linking members throughout its pages which can help you arrange a perfect alaskan vacation.


Let us help you plan your Glacier Bay trip!Glacier Bay Tours & Charters

P.O. Box 60 - Gustavus, Alaska 99826
1-800-649-5220, Fax: (907) 607-2255
E-Mail & Reservations

Trip planning since 1980 by the owners of Gustavus Inn. Offering an all day tour of Glacier Bay, fishing, outer coast tours, Icy Strait adventure by kayak or cabin cruiser and any activity available in Gustavus. Custom answers to your exact party 2-30 persons.

Start with a two day stay at the James Beard "America's Classic" Gustavus Inn which includes all meals, add a day tour of Glacier Bay, a day of whalewatching and personal adventure on a bike or kayak, and a guided hike in the National Park. We do all the planning from Juneau and return, making the best of your time and money. You can end up in Skagway, Sitka or Haines too. Specializing in custom tours for parties of 4 by private boat and plane in the Icy Strait and Glacier Bay area..

Blue Heron Tours

P.O. Visit our website for details!Box 77 - Gustavus, Alaska 99826
Phone-(907) 697-2337, or Phone / Fax (907) 697-2293
E-Mail & Reservations

Blue Heron Tours offers premier, customized ecotour packages in Glacier Bay, Juneau and surrounding areas. Come explore this unique land of fjords, calving glaciers, spouting whales and sea kayaking.

We are locals with over 32 years experience in the area and pay attention to all your travel details: flightseeing, glacier tours, sportfishing, ocean kayaking, rain forest hiking, and whalewatching by kayak or on 47' Coast Guard approved vessels. Glacier tours and heliflights can be arranged in Juneau prior to your arrival as well.

Begin your stay at BLUE HERON BED & BREAKFAST where you'll find binoculars in each room to take advantage of spectacular views of the Fairweather Mountains, marsh hawks, eagles, and occasional bear and moose.

Other Planners...

Alaska Discovery (a Mountain Travel Sobek Company)

1266 66th Avenue, Suite 4,
Emeryville, California 94608

Call Toll Free:
Fax: (800) 956-7488

Explore Glacier Bay, Admiralty Island, Point Adolphus and more with award-winning eco-tourism specialists, Alaska Discovery! Let our adventure experts introduce you to the most wild, scenic, and unspoiled areas of Alaska. Whale-watching, glacier-viewing, bear-viewing, sea kayaking, rafting, hiking and more! Learn more.

Please see our website and direct links on the KAYAKING and WHALE WATCHING pages!

Spectacular Glacier Bay Alaska!

Basecamp International

Discover more fascinating travel and tourism destinations around the globe by visiting the Basecamp International homesite or by clicking on the links below:

> Tahiti Sun Travel Network
Comprehensive Tourism and Travel Guides to the Fantastic Vacation Islands of Tahiti Polynesia.

> Burkina Faso, Africa

Tourism, Travel, and Informational Guide to the African Country.

> Piura, Peru
South America's oldest Spanish city and the Piura region.

> Krumlov,
Czech Republic

Traveler's info for the UNESCO world heritage site Cesky Krumlov.

> Guadalcanal,
Solomon Islands
The famous island known for its pivotal role in WW2 - the Battle of Guadalcanal.

> Patan, Nepal
Visit one of the 3 Royal cities in the famous Kathmandu valley.

> Puno, Peru
The folklore capital of Peru lies on the shore of Lake Titicaca.

> Tokelau,
New Zealand

A non-self-governing territory consisting of three coral atolls in the South Pacific..

> Mildura,

This region is known for its wineries & river-centered recreational opportunities.

> Chiclayo, Peru
Peru's fourth largest city is an archeological treasure chest.

> Bhaktapur, Nepal
One of 3 of Nepals "Royal cities" and a cultural gem popular with travelers.

> Tulcea, Romania
One of the larger cities in Romania located at the mouth of the Danube river.