|Gustavus Airport Shuttles|
|Have you ever seen a whale in its natural habitat? Come to Gustavus and you will. Over 85 Humpback come back to Glacier Bay each summer. You can take a full day tour to whales, sea lions and walrus.|
If you want to spend you day at Glacier National Park, they will provide you with passes and transportation also. Bike riding is a great way to see the village. Annie Mae’s has those also. At night, Annie Mae’s offers local musical talent by their grand fireplace. If star gazing is to your liking, you can sit on Annie Mae’s wrap around balcony outdoors.
About Gustavus Airport
Gustavus, Alaska sits in the southeast corner of Alaska. It can only be reached by plane or water. During the winter months, planes will only fly here during daylight hours. It is served by the Glacier Bay Airport. Most flights arrive from Juneau. Love water, take the ferry from Juneau to Gustavus.
Gustavus is home to Glacier Bay Nation Park. It is considered to be one of the most popular parks to visit. The wildlife, beautiful bay and hiking make it a once in a lifetime experience. The water brings excellent fishing, but also a chance to see how life exists in it. Bird watching is also highly desirable here. Falcons and Eagles can be seen every season. Over 200 species of birds call this area home.
When you arrive at Glacier Airport, you can take the local shuttle into Gustavus. Gustavus is only 20 miles wide but the roads are paved. Even though it seems like a world away, the accommodations could be more perfect.
When you come to Gustavus, consider staying at Annie Mae’s Lodge. It is a full service bed and breakfast and so much more. You can book all your tours be it hiking or whale watching with Annie Mae’s. They have rooms that will accommodate two, or a full suite. Every morning a full breakfast is served as part of your package. As you leave for the day, each guest at the hotel is given a packed box lunch. When you return for the evening, a full sit down dinner is before you. Every guest will feel like family.
Glacier Bay National Park provides the most beautiful scenery and wildlife in one place. Their most popular tour is done by catamaran. The tour leaves early in the morning and returns 7 hours later. You weave through native water ways, then make the 55 mile journey to the face of the glaciers. How many people can say they have seen a glacier, let alone up close and personal.
The stark beauty of this wilderness, the friendly accommodations and the idea of once in a lifetime adventure awaits you. Gustavus, Alaska is all you could desire and more.