Glassblowing Experience


Our most popular tour! Create your own hand blown glass globe with the help of our talented glassblowing team. Select your colors and design to create an experience unique to you, capturing your very own breath of fresh Alaskan air. Your handmade creation will be shipped to your home to remind you of your Alaskan adventures.

Duration 1.5 hours in the hot shop
Minimum 2 people/ Maximum 10 people per tour
Price $114 + taxes (additional $10 charge for International Shipping)

Your glassblower or guide will take you into the Glass Gallery for a short tour of our hand blown work. We are the only producing blown glass studio in Alaska. We have 5 full time Glass Artists that have created many stunning pieces for you to admire & take home, or have shipped home for you. We ship anywhere in the world!

Garden admission is included in your experience, so save some time to come early or stay after your tour to explore our beautiful gardens and enjoy our garden fresh restaurant. Jewell Gardens is situated on the Historic Henry Clark Farm-site dating back to the Gold Rush era. The garden’s setting against the backdrop of dramatic mountains and the Harding Glacier is the pride of Alaska’s Garden City. Also keep an eye out for whimsical glass installations throughout the garden, created on site by our very own glass artisans. Each participant will receive a map of the garden so you will be able to tour the gardens at your own pace.

Save some time to dine at our garden fresh restaurant. Showcasing fresh produce from our USDA certified organic garden, our restaurant Poppies is Open from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Try our delicious lunch specials, tea service or our FAMOUS rhubarb pie. Poppies Garden Restaurant also offers a selection of beer, wine, and our house specialty, rhubarb mimosas!


Please reserve your tour as soon as possible to assure your time slot. High season tours – June 10th to August 20th tend to fill quickly. Singles are welcome and encouraged to book, however, we need to reach a minimum of 2 people to run this tour. If our minimums are not reached the day of the tour, we may have to cancel and issue a full refund. For larger group requests, please contact us directly. We will always try our best to accommodate custom requests.

Notes: Minimum Age 5. Show your printed tour voucher to ride the SMART bus to Jewell Gardens for free. Please wear closed toed shoes.

Cruise Passengers: You are welcome to book any of our tours, however we recommend checking in with your Shore Excursion Office to see what tours are offered that include Jewell Gardens and Garden City Enterprises. Tours sold via the Shore Excursion Desk will provide fully guided tours through Skagway en route to Jewell Gardens and transportation back to your ship, as well as other amenities. We do not offer the same tours online.

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