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.

  • Guided Tour along the Turnagain Arm, one of the World's Great Scenic Drives.
  • Walk through the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center with stops to view Alaska's most spectacular animals up close.
  • Travel down Portage Glacier Road to view many of the glaciers in the area.
  • Visit the Portage Glacier Visitors Center to view displays and view award winning movie. (admission fee $5.00 not included)
  • Return transportation to Anchorage with spirit lifting picturesque photo stops.

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