Petersburg, AK
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Day Trips Aboard the Pelican


Call (907) 772-3967 for an adventure of a lifetime!

Glacier Tours
4-5 Hours
Glacier Tours
5-6 Hours
Whale Watching

A visit to LeConte Glacier is a must for visitors to Petersburg. We travel through spectacular Leconte Bay fjord, winding our way among thousands of deep-blue icebergs to get a view of this natural wonder. Seeing huge chunks of ice falling into the water with a thunderous roar is an unbelievable sight. This trip takes approximately 4-5 hours.

Cost is $200/person

A longer trip allows time to stop and hike among icebergs left stranded onshore by our big tides.This option is only available when tides allow, call or email for times. 5-6 hours.

Cost is $225/person

Frederick Sound is one of the best places in the world to see Humpback whales. We offer a full day (7-8 hours) trip to see these amazing animals in their summer feeding grounds. We have a hydrophone onboard to listen in if they are vocalizing. We might also see Orca, sea lions, porpoise, and a variety of bird-life on this trip. if weather conditions allow, we may stop at a remote island for some beach-combing and a rain-forest hike.

Cost is $300/person for 2 to 3 passengers, $275/person for 4 to 6 passengers.

The Pelican

Captain Scott Hursey is a resident of Petersburg since 1973. He has been running boats in this area since then, with over 30 years in the charter business. Learn more »

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We are an equal opportunity provider and employer, operating on the Tongass National Forest under special use permit from the USDA Forest Service.