Experience magnificent Portage Glacier on this full-day tour from Anchorage, as well as famous Seward Highway'America's most scenic road. Hugging the edge of Turnagain Arm, stop at lookouts like Beluga Point to try to spot caribou or moose, and continue on to see even more wildlife at the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge. Take a cruise on Portage Lake to see Portage Glacier calving, and see where wildlife is rehabilitated at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. After stopping for lunch in the town of Girdwood and exploring the Chugach Mountains, this 7-hour, small group tour finishes back at your Anchorage hotel.
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Alaska on an outing that showcases the state's striking geographical features and abundant native wildlife. Spot hanging glaciers and Dall sheep as you drive along Turnagain Arm, then take an unforgettable cruise right up to the face of Portage Glacier.
Guided Tour along the Turnagain Arm, one of the worlds greatest scenic drives
One hour cruise to the face of Portage Glacier with Park Service Ranger
Walk or ride through the Alaska Wildlife Conversation Center to view Alaska's most spectacular animals up close
Return transportation to Anchorage with picturesque photo stops
This small-group walk is a great way to learn about the history of the'famous natural wonder known as Exit Glacier. Walk alongside one of our knowledgable guides and'learn about the glacier as we see it ' a moving, massive organism left over from the last ice age.
Experience the highlights of Turnagain Arm on the scenic Seward Parkway! This road is often considered as one of America's most scenic drives,'and this 4-hour tour'helps bring you up close to the'gorgeous natural scenery. Stop at lookouts like Beluga Point for to snap a couple of photos, and keep an eye out for caribou, eagles, moose, and other wildlife. Learn about animal rehabilitation at'the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and enjoy the stunning natural beauty'on this small group Alaska wildlife tour.
Challenge yourself on Class V rapids on this three canyon rafting adventure on the Six Mile Creek. Paddle through towering canyon walls and cascading waterfalls on this 5-hour guided rafting trip. Descend the scenic river, passing through healthy salmon runs and crystal clear water. Find adventure while safely navigating precipitous drops on this 3-canyon run starting near Hope, Alaska, located just 90-minutes south of Anchorage.
You tour guide will pick you up in Anchorage and do a fully guided tour during the scenic 2 hour drive toTalkeetna. Upon arrival you will be treated to a hearty Alaskan meal before you arrive at the Jet Boat. Your 2-hour jet tour will begin aboard an enclosed jet boat, as it whisks you into the heart of the wilderness in comfort. As you travel twenty miles of river wilderness, your Naturalist will talk about the rivers in the area, as well as information about Mt McKinley. You will have opportunities to view nesting bald eagles and beavers who seem to work every hour that the long light of summer provides. Upon arriving at our adventure site, we’ll take a leisurely ¼-mile nature walk to a Dena'ina Indian Encampment. The Dena’ina have lived in these lands since time immemorial. Then it’s off to an authentic trapper’s cabin with original furnishings. Learn how early trappers in this region lived in "Bush" Alaska at the turn of the century.
Take a tour along the glacier-carved shores of the Turnagain Arm, scoping out craggy cliffs for Dall sheep and scanning the water for surfacing beluga whales. On this guided excursion, take a scenic drive outside of Anchorage and spend some time visiting orphaned animals at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.
Get picked up from your Anchorage hotel, where you can hop in a comfortable shuttle and let your guide plot a course to to the south. Pass through Chugach State Park, along waterfront roads that offer sweeping views of the Turnagain Arm. Look for beluga whales coming in from Cook Inlet, try and spot eagles nesting in evergreen treetops, and spot Dall sheep framed against the black backdrop of steep mountainsides.
Explore Anchorage with a native guide to discover the history and heritage of Alaska's largest city. Take in the view from Ship Creek and Point Woronzof, browse the goodies at Alaska Wild Berry Products and the knives at the ULU Factory, and admire native art at the ANMC. You will get to see most of Anchorage's popular sites in town including Alaska Wild Berry Products, Ship Creek, Earthquake Park, Point Woronzof, University of Alaska, the Ulu Factory, even the Alaska Native Hospital where you will see one of Alaska's largest collection of Native Art.
Spend six hours on a half-day tour of the scenic Turnagain Arm'a narrow branch of the Cook Inlet that's backed by the Chugach Mountains. Drive on America's most scenic road, the famous Seward Highway, and stop at'spots like Beluga Point to scan the landscape for wildlife. At the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, see where injured and orphaned animals are brought to be rehabilitated, and get up close to large mammals like caribou, bison, and elk. Enjoy lunch in the town of Girdwood and drive through the Chugach Mountains, before finishing the guided, small group tour with a hotel drop-off in Anchorage.
Small groups discover glaciers and wildlife on one one of the most intriguing road trips you will ever experience. A local expert will narrate on your 8 hour day tour from sea level in Anchorage, Alaska to 1800 feet in the Chugach Mountains. Turnagain Arm tour from AnchoragePortage Glacier one-hour cruise on a calm lakeLunch stop Wide variety of Alaskan Wildlife at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center including bears, moose, caribou, wood bison, musk ox, lynx, wolf, etc.Scenic views from 2000 feet above Anchorage, AK of the Cook Inlet and surrounding mountainsPhoto stopsHotel pick-up and Drop-off includedFree water and snacks in the van
Paddle through towering canyon walls and cascading waterfalls on this guided, 4-hour rafting trip. Challenge yourself on Class IV rapids as you descend the scenic Six Mile River, passing through healthy salmon runs and crystal clear water. Find adventure while safely navigating this two- canyon run starting near Hope.
Glacier hiking is a fun activity for virtually anyone with the proper equipment and an experienced guide. Explore the hidden treasures of the Matanuska glacier on this 7-hour day trip from Anchorage. Use mountaineering crampons to actually "walk on water" as you hike the glacier with a professional guide. See close-up views of the best accessible features of the glacier including crevasses, seracs, unique ice formations as well as the high point with views of a beautiful ice fall. With round trip transportation, proper instructions, and the equipment necessary you will have a fantastic experience on an actual glacier.