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Macaulay Salmon Hatchery

DIPAC's Macaulay Salmon Hatchery visitor’s center offers a unique variety of attractions and a truly Alaskan experience. Take in the view of our outdoor hatchery operations while learning about the fascinating salmon spawning process. Juneau’s visitors and locals alike will get the opportunity to:

  • Get a birds-eye-view of hatchery operations and learn about the life cycle of pacific salmon during an informative commentary by an experienced local guide.
  • Watch millions of baby king and coho salmon grow from the sky bridge in the rearing facility all year. 
  • Witness the masses of adult salmon fighting their way up the fish ladder late June – September.
  • Explore our salt water aquariums displaying over 150 species of marine life.
  • Interact with local sea critters in our tide pool touch tank area.
  • Find fishy themed (and flavored) mementos in our gift shop. 
  • Wow your taste buds by sampling a variety of smoked salmon products.
  • Ship Wild Alaska Salmon products home year round.

Hours of Operation:

Summer May-September
(In correlation to the cruise ship schedule):

Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Winter October 1st - April 30th
(By appointment only):

Please call: 907-463-4810 to set up an appointment

Admission Rates:

Standard Admissions (includes access into the visitors center and an optional 15 minute guided commentary):

Adults $5.00
Children (2-12 yrs.) $3.00

Extended Tour (mid June - August ONLY):

Adults $15.00
Children (under 12 yrs.) $10.00

Douglas Island Pink and Chum, DIPAC, is a private non-profit organization. Therefore, all proceeds from the Macaulay Salmon Hatchery Visitor’s Center benefit salmon enhancement and educational programs.

Amenities
Accommodations
Tours & Attractions
Tours
Accommodations Amenities
  • Winter Rate Range: Event Rentals ~ $400-$900, Tours ~ Cash Donation
  • Summer Rate Range: $5-$15 for admissions and tours, Event space unavailable
  • Time to Airport (minutes): 10 minutes
  • Time to Convention Center (minutes): 5-7 minutes
  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 1
  • Kitchenette:
  • Wheelchair Accessible:
  • WiFi Available:
  • Family Friendly (12 and under welcome):
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  • Tour Length Range (hours): 15 to 45 minutes
  • Minimum Age Limit: N/A
  • Weight/Height Limits: N/A
  • Wheelchair Accessible:
  • Private Tours Available:
  • Summer Hours: Weekdays: 10am-6pm / Weekends: 10am-5pm
  • Days Open Summer:
    • Everyday
  • Winter Hours: By appointment only 2:30pm
  • Days Open Winter:
    • Monday
    • Tuesday
    • Wednesday
    • Thursday
    • Friday
  • Language Translation Available:
    • Spanish
    • French
    • German
    • Portugese
    • Chinese (Mandarin)
    • Japanese
    • Arabic
    • Hindi
    • Russian
Attractions and Tours
  • Brewery - Cannery - Hatchery Tours:
Meeting Facilities
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
Facility Info
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Reception Capacity 150
  • Banquet Capacity 65
Visitor's Center
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2400
  • Theater Capacity: 100
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Contact
2697 Channel Dr, Juneau, AK 99801