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  • You'll start at
    546 W 4th Ave
    546 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
    - We will pick you up at the downtown Anchorage Visitors Center behind log cabin. We normally park right behind the red trolley. It is an active loading and unloading zone so please be ready on time as the driver will have be asked by parking enforcement to move after 10 minutes.
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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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  • You'll end at
    546 W 4th Ave
    546 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
    - We will pick you up at the downtown Anchorage Visitors Center behind log cabin. We normally park right behind the red trolley. It is an active loading and unloading zone so please be ready on time as the driver will have be asked by parking enforcement to move after 10 minutes.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
546 W 4th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
Duration
5–8 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
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
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • 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.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled 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 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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erowland57 wrote a review Feb 2020
Anchorage, Alaska24 contributions4 helpful votes
Great drive. Full of views of the inlet. Boarstide? You can see the tide change in the inlet. Looks like a mini tidal wave. Powerful The glacier, a picture in the wilderness. Great day. Check out the double musket restaurant in Girdwood on the way back. I think they open
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Jo b wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions2 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: September 2019
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workingabovethecloud wrote a review Aug 2019
Amelia Island, Florida46 contributions6 helpful votes
We took the ferry tour around the lake. This was very informative and beautiful. I highly recommend this tour.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jenny S wrote a review Jun 2019
Anchorage, Alaska15 contributions17 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: May 2019
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762haroldw wrote a review Aug 2018
American Falls, Idaho22 contributions5 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: July 2018
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hosseina2013
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Good personalized tour
They were on time and nice. Flat top mountain was added instead of a hospital that we could not enter (had native a
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hosseina2013
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Good Tour
Good people, personalized service. Because of the Covid, the hospital visit (contains native arts) was replaced wit
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ElsenorJuan
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Portage Glacier Tour
We had a beautiful drive along the waterway. It was a cloudy and somewhat rainy day but it did not really impact th
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sshell77
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Fun Anchorage tour
We enjoyed our tour hosted by Ben. He took us to many scenic places including Potter's Marsh to see salmon. Beluga
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FrequentFlier454367
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Excellent Anchorage Tour
We had a great time on this tour. Our guide Fin was super nice and knowledgeable. It was the best way for a family
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Georgia K
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Animals
The center is a great way to see many animals in their natural surroundings and the guides giving talks are interes
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Danainfranklin
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Best views for $22 a head!
We sure enjoyed our visit to the wildlife sanctuary where we got to safely view brown and black bears, wolves, moos
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chiddybangg
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Winter Tour
Ben was an amazing tour guide! Very informative and beautiful tour! Went as a solo traveler but Ben made sure I was
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megk99
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Wildlife tour
Our guide Ben was absolutely wonderful! We had such a great time and I would highly recommend their tours. Ben made
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Jammer4861
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Great winter time
Ben went above and beyond on our winter tour. There were only four of us and it was very cold and snowing and it di
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Katherine B
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Stunning Views and Excellent Service
My husband and I arrived in Anchorage with one day in town and no planned activities. We found this tour by quickl
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Kelseyalextaylor
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Fantastic Day!!!! Join the tour!
Definitely join this tour! Had one day in Anchorage to explore while my husband was working so I joined the tour. B
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letonyac2020
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Awesome with an Alaskan Native
Ben was excellent! He showed us places that were scheduled for our tour but also went above and beyond. As a matter
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271baptistec
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Amazing tour
Everything was perfect ! The guide was very interesting and did everything he could to make the trip as excellent a
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atraveler1216
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Great tour with Ben!
I had a great tour with Ben. The other person on the trip canceled last minute which meant I was able to have a pri
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  • Duration: 5–8 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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