Gold Panning Adventure

Gold Panning Adventure

Gold Panning Adventure

Relive Juneau's gold rush history and pan for gold in the authentic setting of Last Chance Basin.

A costumed prospector will accompany you on a narrated van ride through a historic residential area en route to Last Chance Basin. Trace the route taken by Joe Juneau and Richard Harris in their search for gold over 100 years ago.

Near the famous Alaska-Juneau gold mine, one of the world's largest hard rock mining operations, you will get hands-on experience panning for gold in the creek, with "guaranteed gold" for everyone! Your prospector/guide recaptures the history of Juneau's gold discovery and hard rock mining as you view remnants of the mine.


  • Prospector/guide
  • Hands on panning for gold experience


Be sure to bring your camera.

Departure Location

At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.

Redemption and Voucher Details

  1. After you complete your booking, your credit card will be charged and our expert Shore Excursion Concierge agents will 'hand'-review your shore excursion selections against your cruise itinerary to confirm compatibility. Your credit card statement will list the merchant for the charges as Port Promo Cruise Tours.
  2. You will receive an email within 72 hours of booking from which confirms your booking and contains the vouchers required for your shore excursions. Please print these vouchers and bring them with you on your cruise. You will be required to turn the voucher(s) in to the corresponding shore excursion supplier(s). The vouchers feature information regarding how to meet up with the tour leader upon arrival to a port and other important details.
  3. Your tour is completely refundable if your ship is unable to get into port or due to weather cancellations. See our terms and conditions for complete details.
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