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Portage Glacier Cruise a Self-Guided Tour

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    Portage Glacier
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission excluded
    Set your own pace by taking the Turnagain Arm Shuttle to Portage Lake and enjoy the surrounding beuty with lite hikes or walks before enjoying a narrated cruise around the lake and up close to Portage Glacier. Time your day with the Portage Glacier Cruise using the 2019 schedule below: Daily May 15 - September 16 Departures: 10:30 am, 12:00 noon, 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:30 pm
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska
    Duration
    5h
    Inclusions
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
    • Round-trip transfer on the Turnagain Shuttle
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Customer must pay for the Portage Glacier Cruise Separately.
    • Entry/Admission - Portage Glacier
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Cruise departures may vary if a cruise is sold out. Please be ready to be flexible.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The trip cost is for the pick up and drop off at the Portage Glacier only. You will have to pay for the Portage Glacier cruise when there. I was aware of this but a few in my group were not - so just a heads up! I felt the cost was really overpriced for a shuttle service,
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    We took the ferry tour around the lake. This was very informative and beautiful. I highly recommend this tour.
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    This was by far the best thing we did while in Alaska.. Glaciers are amazing.. staff great and food descent. Totally worth the money!!!
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    I wanted to see a glacier before leaving Alaska. I was happy that we took this tour. We definitely had a good time. They were very nice on the boat and informative. The Portage Glacier was definitely worth seeing.
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    About the operator
    By: Alaska's Finest Tours & Cruises - Tours
    280 reviews
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    Linamary69
    Somers Point, NJ
    8764
    Left behind, no pickup, no phone call, no tour
    We booked a Groupon tour with Alaska’s Finest. Since it was over the holiday, I reached out by phone, prior to
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    LizA2347
    Anchorage, Alaska
    10
    Alaskan Winter Wonderland
    Our beautiful, snowy, and scenic tour provided by Ben was absolutely breathtaking and unforgettable. One of the
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    Sandy M
    10
    Been was the Greatest
    We had an Awesome your with Ben! He went above and beyond to make sure that we had an enjoyable day. Thank You for
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    X4994QPryanm
    10
    Great time
    Bus was running a little late due to traffic, but the guide was awesome. Was only about 15 minutes late, but gave
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    mm_meade
    Houston
    96
    Alaska!!!
    What a great way to get out of the city and see other parts of Alaska. Booked the tour last minute to see more of
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    Raheem21
    11
    All Around Tour of Anchorage
    We took this tour of Anchorage and our tour guide, the owner, was great! He showed us all around including seeing
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    NadjaShea
    Brandon, Florida, United States
    98
    What a way to welcome us to Alaska
    We took the all around city tour and it was ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!! The owner gave the tour and went out of his way
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    Kathy C
    10
    Winter Wildlife & Turnagain ArmTour
    Ben was an excellent tour guide and we saw so much more than I expected on this wonderful tour. This is a must do
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    hopperrrr
    Seattle, Washington
    32
    Not worth the money! Go in summer and without the guide. Go car rental.
    This tour is operated by "Alaska's Finest Tours & Cruises" - as a first timer and local to the US, we had
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    Global689656
    50
    excellent guide and tour
    we loved the fact we got to see everything we had hoped for, including the whales, a glacier, salmon, eagles,
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    charlesacarter
    Austin, Texas
    4810
    Great tour for the price
    Great tour of the area, great guide, great price. Lots of time to see the sights and the tour of the game reserve
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    Jo b
    20
    Not good value
    The trip cost is for the pick up and drop off at the Portage Glacier only. You will have to pay for the Portage
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    Siebritzie
    32
    Well-rounded tour
    I really enjoyed this tour, the route was so scenic and beautiful. Ben was our tour guide and he stopped at great
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    DavisFamilyBayboro
    Bayboro
    303119
    Decent!
    I enjoyed this trip. I do recommend using Groupon for a better rate, would not pay full price for what you receive!
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    NZ1970
    20
    Bevin
    Really enjoyed my trip certainly will go there again even though it was winter when I arrive I still found it was
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