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WHALE WATCHING
AT ITS BEST !

Come see the Whales with us!
See and hear the amazing humpback whales of Icy Straits onboard the MV/ Taz!
(Cross Sound Express)

An unforgettable experience...

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for details & reservations.


CUSTOM MADE
SCRIMSHAW

See Heidi's scrimshaw!
Check out Heidi's ALASKAN SCRIMSHAW portfolio to see how you can have her make something for you.


DID YOU KNOW...
that you can BOOK a JUNEAU hotel here?

It's true...
Book a hotel room in Juneau or another Southeast Alaskan destination
Visit our lodging options in Southeast Alaska section for making plans in towns nearby.


DID YOU KNOW...
that you can BOOK an ALASKAN CRUISE from this website?

It's true...
Find an Alaskan Dream Tour!
Visit our Alaskan cruises and tour packages section to see whats available.


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Welcome to Gustavus: The Gateway to Glacier Bay National Park in Southeast Alaska

Gustavus.com is the premier welcoming and informative tourism and travel website for Glacier Bay National Park and the community of Gustavus in Southeast Alaska.

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SCROLL DOWN to explore our "Interactive Yellow Pages" packed with all the information you need to plan your next fantastic vacation to Glacier Bay Alaska.


Unless you own your own seaworthy boat or airplane and are a skilled navigator, you must begin your experience of Glacier Bay in the same way 99% of all other people do: You must first arrive to the lovely little community of Gustavus in Southeast Alaska. This charming little town has less than 500 year round residents, but sees an influx of many thousands more over the summer months.Moose skull in field...

The reason for this is because Gustavus has become the internationally recognized "Gateway to Glacier Bay National Park".

The entrance to the park along with the Glacier Bay Ranger Station headquarters and official Glacier Bay Lodge (the Park's only licensced concessionaire), is located in beautiful Bartlett Cove- just 9 or so miles from Gustavus central.

Possessing the only airport in the area that gets you close to the park headquarters, Gustavus is your home base for experiencing Glacier bay. With a colorful Alaskan history to learn about and a fascinating geological past to see and experience, you'll surely be charmed by the local magic permeating this lovely community known as Gustavus, Alaska.

Literally surrounded by mountains, Gustavus lies amidst some of the most impressive and majestic scenery and pristine wilderness areas left in the world. Gustavus' Icy Straits and surrounding wilderness support a diversified and fantastic array of Alaskan wildlife.

A fascinating destination to visit, the adventures of a lifetime await you in Gustavus Alaska and Glacier Bay National Park!

We hope you enjoy your exploration of our webpages and please let us know if we can do anything to help.




Gustavus & Glacier Bay Alaska's "Interactive Yellow Pages"


GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK

The wildlife is amazingLearn about the natural history and geography, features and sights, and the amazing wild animals and plant life that abounds in Glacier Bay National Park in southeast Alaska - one of the world's last remaining pristine wilderness sanctuaries. There's special sections on Glacial formation and icebergs, boat tours, weather and climate, and more.

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ACTIVITIES & ADVENTURES

Whalewatching is spectacular!Here's all the details of Gustavus and Glacier Bay's fascinating Activities and Adventure choices: World class kayaking, whale watching, & sport and charter fishing are among the most popular, but there's also photography and birdwatching, flightseeing, hiking, mountain biking, Glacier bay touring, camping, massage services, cross country skiing, visiting a Husky Ranch (and Dog sledding), and lots MORE!

There's even a Pro 9 Hole Golf Course here!



ACTIVITY, TRAVEL, & SIGHTSEEING PLANNERS

Let us plan an adventure for you! Make the most out of your trip by consulting the area's adventure and activity planning and packaging specialists.

Pre-planned activity and/ or sightseeing packages, or individualized and customized event planning for all types of travelers- from the casual tourist to the hardcore adventure enthusiast, let our activity providers give you ideas and make plans for your perfect Alaskan vacation.



LODGES & B AND B'S

Where will you stay?Comprehensive listings and details on lodges, Inns, and Bed & Breakfasts in Gustavus and Glacier Bay. Make plans for your stay in the area via DIRECT LINKS with the local proprieters.

Also, for those integrating Gustavus and Glacier Bay into a larger Southeast Alaskan vacation, we have a lodging options in Southeast Alaska section for making plans in towns nearby.



BAY BOAT TOURS & CHARTERS

Lots of Glacier Bay touring and boating choices...Glacier Bay boating choices for tours into the bay and surrounding area including Icy Straits and Excursion inlet.

Touring choices include public touring access vessels and the Private charters entering the bay.



ALASKAN CRUISELINES & CRUISE PACKAGES

Take an Alaskan tour!Southeast Alaska is a dreamland for cruise lovers! You'll cruise around in luxury as you experience the famous "inside passage" of Alaska, and marvel at the surrounding beauty and clean air from the comfort of these extravagant cruiseliners.

Gustavus.com provides links for all the major Alaskan cruiselines- offering an ever changing assortment of Alaskan tour packages and options to choose from- while our BCI/ AFF system guarantees savings from 30- 80% off brochure prices!



GETTING HERE & AROUND

Flying, boating, info, etc.Travel choices and information on getting to and around Gustavus, Alaska via Airlines, private Plane Charters, Boating Choices, Ferry Service, (when running), or walking.

Also, local , shuttle, and Rent-a- Car services and a printable map of Gustavus.



HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY

Forests, lakes, glaciers... Learn about the colorful history and Alaskan heritage of Gustavus.

Also, discover the Geographical attributes of the region and why Glacier bay National Park is a center stage for ongoing world class geographical studies. Maps, etc.



MERCHANTS & SERVICES

Local merchants...Comprehensive listing of the local businesses, services, and merchants of the Gustavus community and surrounding area. Including hardware and groceries, restaurants and cafes, a one of a kind gasoline station, art galleries, cargo transport, and more. We also list the Gustavus clinic, firestation, and various Gustavus Churches on this page.



ART & SHOPPING

World class scrimshaw...Gustavus Alaska has some wonderful artists that are quite unique. Here's a rundown of the local talent and their skills. World class scrimshaw and featured artists, paintings, sculpture, woodcarving, photography and more! Also information and links to the local art galleries.



July 4th is a blast!NEWS & EVENTS  

Local news and bulletin, Calendar of Events, surrounding area news, and more. Gustavus.com works in tandem with many local news sites and reference guides.



REAL ESTATE & RENTALS

Get a piece of Gustavus...Find out why Gustavus has some of the best Real Estate Opportunities in the state... Let our local real estate agents provide their multiple listings alongside a few homes and properties "for sale by owner."

This section also features the Long Term Lodging and Rental Choices for those wanting to stay in Gustavus for longer durations of time than traditional lodges and B & B's offer.



LINKS | PHONE DIRECTORY | FREE CLASSIFIEDS | MEMBERS REFERENCE

Gustavus.com' s assorted links include: Great Alaskan Links, Community Links, & assorted reciprocals. Have something you want to list in the Gustavus Free Classifieds?

Or, if you're looking to contact a specific person, try the Gustavus Phone Book (with residential and business telephone listings, P.O. Boxes, and corresponding email addresses when known) for the majority of community members of Gustavus.

Want to know who's linking on this site and where? Try the Gustavus Members Quick Reference.


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Spectacular Glacier Bay Alaska!

WEATHER
Click for Gustavus, Alaska Forecast Updated weather info for Gustavus and Glacier Bay



GUSTAVUS PHONE BOOK
All the locals are here...
Comprehensive residential & business telephone directory for Gustavus and surrounding area.

LINKS & WEBSITES

Great Alaskan Links
A quality list of some of the best sites for the state of Alaska.

Community Websites
Relating specifically to the community of Gustavus

Assorted Reciprocals
Lots of categories, lots of sites, all reciprocal...


FREE CLASSIFIEDS

Have something you want to sell? Want to post an add? Check out the Gustavus.com
Free Classifieds


Visit Juneau.com

Most travelers get to Gustavus by way of Juneau first...

Visit our friends at Juneau.com for everything you need to plan your trip!


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