Simply put, Gastineau Guiding is the best local guiding company in Juneau. With Juneau’s most extensive multi-week employee training program, our staff are prepared and ready to lead fun, memorable tours by excelling in our mission to provide each guest with: Safety, Service and a Sense of Wonder.

We step away from the crowds and share the history, nature and story of Juneau in a small group wilderness setting, with authentic presentation and personalized service. Our commitment to quality shows in our TripAdvisor rankings, high rate of employee retention, and–most of all–with our employees’ satisfaction.

Why Work at Juneau’s Premier Guiding Company?

Photo by Jennifer Emerling

“What’s not to like; getting paid to hike in the woods and then watch whales with a small group of interesting people from all over the world.” – Van Waggoner, Naturalist Guide

Gastineau Guiding’s seasonal positions create opportunities for fun, outdoor recreation, new friendships, life-long learning, problem solving, collaboration, personal growth, professional development and lasting rewards.

As a local family-owned and owner-operated company we offer the following:

  • End of Season Bonus and Incentives
  • Advanced Natural History Training Programs & Certificates
  • Employee Discounts and Pro Deals
  • Competitive Wages
  • Casual Atmosphere
  • The Best Outdoor Working Environment
Photo by Chad Kruzic

Curious about the “real” day to day life of a Gastineau Employee? Check out our Instagram – we like doing employee ‘take overs’ and post lots of candid shots from around the office/trails/boats. You can also watch the video at the top of the page, “A Guide’s GGC Summer in 2 Seconds a Day” made for fun by one of our guides OR check our vimeo page for more staff-made videos.

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