Create your own Custom Alaskan Adventure with help from ABAK!

At Above and Beyond Alaska we specialize in arranging private, custom trips for individuals, couples, families, or groups visiting Juneau. We have the perfect combination of experienced staff, appropriate equipment, and access to boats, planes or helicopters that allows us to safely guide you in any of Southeast Alaska’s environments from the snow covered ice field to the coastal waters.

Whatever your interests and time constraints, we are happy to assist. Just ask and we will do our absolute best to deliver!

Past Custom Trip Examples

  • Helicopter Glacier MountaineeringA full day of trekking, ice climbing, and exploring on the Herbert, Mendenhall, or Lemon Glaciers
  • Endicott Arm Kayak Expedition3-5 day kayak adventures in remote Endicott Arm Fjord
  • Ford’s Terror Kayak Expedition 4 day kayaking trip exploring what John Muir described as the “Yosemite of the north.”
a taste of nature
channel islands wildlife
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channel islands campsite sunset
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channel islands campsite
channel islands campsite paddleboard
channel islands camp life
Peter near crevasse
channel islands campsite
abak helicopter basecamp
a taste of nature
Top of ice climb
sean and sons paddleboard
pack creek bears
mendenhall ice caves
helicopter glacier camp
Above and Beyond Alaska guides at Mendenhall
Mendenhall Glacier ice climbing

Extended Kayak Journeys

  • Glacier Camping/Sea Kayak Camp Combo Trip5 days – A large group of 14-16 year old’s with a couple of chaperones hiked out to the Mendenhall Glacier and spent a day climbing and a night warm in their sleeping bags on the ice, then followed it up with a 3 day-2 night stay on Benjamin Island sea circumnavigating the island while watching humpback whales, sea lions, seals, and birds
  • Idaho Inlet and the Inian Islands4 days – Explore the wilderness of Chichagof Island, Icy Strait and Cross Sound. Rugged islands, humpback feeding grounds, kelp beds home to sea otters, brown bears, and a sea lion haul out combine to make this a unique and memorable experience.

World Renowned Bears

  • Admiralty Island/Pack Creek/Tracy Arm/Lincoln Island Expedition7 days – A water taxi assisted photographers trip for Alaska’s big three: brown bears salmon fishing, calving glaciers, and breaching humpback whales
  • Admiralty Island Kayak Expedition5 day round-trip kayak from Oliver’s Inlet across a tramway to Seymour Canal and up to the brown bears at Pack Creek
  • Extended Admiralty Island Camp4 days – From a basecamp at Staunch Point near Pack Creek this group sea kayaked to various locations in the area to photograph brown bears, view marine wildlife, and hike in Admiralty Islands old growth forest.

Talk to an Expert

Please contact us if you would like to request a quote on a custom trip or need trip planning assistance. We are always excited to help plan the ultimate wilderness experience!

Mendenhall Glacier Canoe Trip Juneau