This page is intended to provide our prospective travelers with everything we believe is necessary to learn before deciding to make a group trip with Glacier Bear Adventures. From clothing and transportation to information about the specific areas, if there is something you want to know that is not provided on our website, please don’t hesitate to call or message us. We are so passionate about Alaska that having a conversation with people is always enjoyable.

Recommended Reading

  • Lonely Planet Alaska
  • The Natural History of Gustavus
  • Adventure Kayaking in Glacier Bay

Local stores in Gustavus Alaska

  • Mercantile – Offers back country equipment.
  • Sunnyside Market: Fresh baked goods, Soup, Sandwiches & Gifts
  • Clove Hitch Café: Great food, Friendly atmosphere
  • Glacier Bay Lodge: Showers, Bear lock-up, Laundromat and a Restaurant that serves a breakfast buffet, lunch and dinner. The food is always fresh and delicious.

Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

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Covering 3.3 million acres of rugged mountains, dynamic glaciers, temperate rainforest, wild coastlines, and deep sheltered fjords, Glacier Bay National Park is a highlight of Alaska’s Inside Passage and part of a 25-million acre World Heritage Site-one of the world’s largest international protected areas. From summit to sea, Glacier Bay offers limitless opportunities for adventure and inspiration.

What is so special about Glacier Bay?
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At Home in The Wilderness Video

A Back Country Guide to Glacier Bay.

You have come seeking solitude and natural beauty, but you are also engaged in a partnership with this extraordinary place. A partnership to protect and sustain the bounty and beauty of Glacier Bay.

Watch Video: Camper Orientation Video

16 minutes

Credit / Author:
National Park Service/Glacier Bay NP

Glacier Bay From Above

Strap in for a scenic flight through Johns Hopkins Inlet in Glacier Bay NP. Experience massive tidewater glaciers, jagged peaks, and picture-postcard Alaskan scenery.

Watch Video: Glacier Bay From Above

Duration: 4 minutes

Credit / Author:
T. VandenBerg NPS

On The Water…

Glacier Bay Boater’s Orientation Video.

Take a safe and successful journey on the beautiful waters of Glacier Bay National park. Boating regulations, recommendations, and insider knowledge will help you enjoy your boating adventure and ensure the protection of Glacier Bay’s resources.

Watch Video: Boater’s Orientation Video

17 minutes, 38 seconds

Credit / Author:
Glacier Bay National Park