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Wilderness Wildlife Glacier Experience. Best Vacation Value
Wilderness Wildlife Glacier Experience. Best Vacation Value
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from: $197

Experience the Big Outdoors and Portage Glacier Cruise! See the amazing beauty that surrounds Anchorage. This special tour does not follow any set route. Nor does it follow a time table. Use your time wisely by going into the wilderness to see wildlife and view glaciers. Summer only: an option, on a 80 ft cruise ship. (available 11am departure only and May 20 - Sep 15.) We follow the sun, the wind and our hearts to navigate your vacation towards the most scenic locations capable for the day of your tour. The Wilderness Wildlife Glacier Experience includes entrance into the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. During summer you'll have an option to include a glacier cruise on the mv Ptarmigan. Learn about our rich history and see the Ring of Glaciers. This award winning tour can not be replicated by any other service or shuttle. The Wilderness Wildlife Glacier Experience offers highly trained Adventure Guides who's sole purpose is making your vacation memories last a lifetime.

Matanuska Glacier Hike Day Tour
Matanuska Glacier Hike Day Tour
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from: $289

On this guided day tour you walk onto the unusual terrain of the Matanuska Glacier. You will see and learn about many glacial features such as seracs, moulons and crevasses. Don't forget your camera! This is an unparalleled, authentic activity. Tour price includes glacier access and guiding. Drive time is two hours each way, with a stop half way there where you can purchase lunch and snack items.

Matanuska Glacier Winter Tour
Matanuska Glacier Winter Tour
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from: $325

Visit Alaska's largest road accessible glacier on this wonderful full day tour. Glacier Park Entrance Fee and Lunch Included.

Helicopter Glacier Dogsled Tour + Lower Glacier Landing - ANCHORAGE AREA
Helicopter Glacier Dogsled Tour + Lower Glacier Landing - ANCHORAGE AREA
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from: $699

The ultimate multi activity package: a helicopter tour, a dogsled tour and a landing on the lower glacier to explore the melt pools and crevasses. Start this adventure with a spectacular helicopter ride over glaciers and icebergs. We often see moose, black bears, Dall sheep and mountain goats. Land on a huge snow field high on a glacier and enjoy a whole hour with Alaskan sled dogs and their mushers that live here all summer long. Take the dog team for an exhilarating dogsled ride through real snow. You can stand on the runners and mush your own dog team if you want, or just sit on the sled and let the mushers run the team. After the tour the helicopter takes you to the lower glaciers where you will land on the hard ice between the crevasses to see the majestic blue melt pools.

26 Glacier Cruise and Coach from Anchorage, AK
26 Glacier Cruise and Coach from Anchorage, AK
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from: $317

We make it easy to see it all in one day! Relax on the coach as the driver guide narrates while you enjoy the beauty of Turnagain Arm. On the cruise get ready to view one of the largest concentration of glaciers in Alaska. Weather, ice conditions and wildlife activity changes daily and our captains may adjust the route to provide the best cruise experience while keeping your safety and comfort a top priority. We take pride in ensuring that your time with us is an enjoyable memory that becomes a favorite highlight of your Alaska vacation. We operate first-class catamarans. Due to their dual hull design, these powerful high-speed catamarans are extremely stable and able to smoothly navigate through the narrow fjords and passages that lead us to the face of massive glaciers. By operating safely and efficiently, Phillips provides a comfortable cruise and our No Seasickness Guarantee assures nervous cruisers the confidence that they will enjoy our cruise without any unpleasant effects.

Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
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from: $115

This tour is a great way to experience some amazing sights of Alaska, wildlife, glaciers, and a rainforest within a half day. Your guide will pick you up from downtown Anchorage and drive along Turnagain Arm, which boasts abundant scenic views and Alaskan wildlife within easy access to the city of Anchorage. Along the way, you will learn many interesting facts about this area’s history, animals, and ecosystem from your experienced guide. You will visit the Wildlife Conservation Center, located at the end of Turnagain Arm and surrounded by mountain peaks. You will have the chance to explore on your own and visit the many animals in the center, including brown bears, wolfs, caribou, moose, and the endangered Woodland Bison. After the Wildlife Center, you will have the opportunity to see the majestic Portage Valley, a few miles drive from the Wildlife Center. Here you will enjoy several amazing viewpoints of glaciers, lakes, rivers, and a unique rainforest.

Anchorage City Tour w/ Taste of Wild Smoked Salmon & Reindeer Sausage
Anchorage City Tour w/ Taste of Wild Smoked Salmon & Reindeer Sausage
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from: $65

Let an insider lead the way around Anchorage on this half-day tour of the city, featuring stops at must-see attractions like Ship Creek and Alaska Wild Berry Products. Gain a deeper understanding of local culture as you learn the history of Anchorage and Alaska. You will learn about the local history, wildlife, and cultures. Enjoy some amazing views of the Chugach and Kenai Mountains along some of the scenic stops. Visit some of the premier shops in Anchorage like the Ulu Factor where hand-crafted ulu knives are made and sold. See the world’s tallest chocolate fountain and Alaska Wildberry Products and sample some of their famous locally made chocolate. You will also have the opportunity to taste some of the best-smoked salmon and reindeer sausage. This tour includes samples at Alaska Sausage and Seafood and Wildberry Products. Multiple stops will also include opportunities to see Alaskan Wildlife and Float planes departing from the busiest small plane airport in the world.

Grand Knik Helicopter Tour - 2 hours 3 landings - ANCHORAGE AREA
Grand Knik Helicopter Tour - 2 hours 3 landings - ANCHORAGE AREA
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from: $699

Our signature flightseeing and glacier landing tour, includes 30 mins of helicopter flight seeing and 30 mins landed at 3 unique Glacier inclusive areas including on the glacier itself. This tour includes a high alpine landing where you will have 30 mins to see the grand size of the 5 mile wide and 29 mile long Knik Glacier with a birds eye view. Your second landing takes you to a massive 100 foot ice wall where form a safe distance you may even be able to see the massive ice calve . After 30 minutes safely exploring you are then relocated to the glacier landing right in the middle of Knik Glacier, where you can get out of the helicopter and spend about 30 minutes exploring ice thousands of years old with your pilot/guide. See the azure blue melt pools (summer), crevasses and the bizarre ice formations created by water, wind and the sun. During your flight seeing, keep your eyes open for the area wildlife to include Moose, Mountain Goats, Dall Sheep, Bears and even wolf on occasion!

Anchorage Aurora Quest - Northern Lights Photo Tour
Anchorage Aurora Quest - Northern Lights Photo Tour
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from: $275

This is the longest-running northern lights photo tour in the Anchorage area. Highlighted by Iceland Air's Stopover magazine as one of Anchorage's "Hidden Hot Spots" in its Spring 2019 issue (page 64), this tour is designed to maximize fun and opportunity with the aurora borealis. We provide a free 3-day forecast service that includes both the aurora borealis and weather forecast. This tour increases your chance of aurora viewing success by allowing you to reserve as many nights as you like [space available] and only finalizing payment 48 hours in advance under the Reserve Now & Pay Later system. We pick you up at your accommodations and take you on a nocturnal adventure to witness the magical lights rippling over snowy peaks and dancing across dark waters. It's a great option for business travelers to Alaska during August to early May. This tour accommodates serious photographers to sightseers. Photographic instruction and aurora portraits are provided for those who desire.

Northern Lights Tours and Lifetime Adventure from Anchorage
Northern Lights Tours and Lifetime Adventure from Anchorage
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from: $299

This tour only runs in the winter months from Sept 1st through April 15th. This trip will be focused on the Aurora Borealis aka Northern Lights. It offers some of the most amazing views that Mother Nature offers. There is no disappointments on this trip as you will return home with those ultimate memories and photographs of a lifetime! Our trips are not fast and quick as we love watching the lights too! Expect hours of fun, great conversation and learning how to photography the lights. For photographing the Northern Lights we highly suggest a DSLR camera with a lens that is capable of at least a f/2.8 18-35mm and a decent tripod for best pictures. The Northern Lights can be photographed with smartphones as well. But know that due to taking a time exposure, your best results will be with a DSLR camera. It can be cold (below zero), so be sure to dress appropriately for the weather conditions and have an extra camera battery. The cold temperatures can drain a battery quickly.

Dog Sledding Adventure in Willow, Alaska
Dog Sledding Adventure in Willow, Alaska
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from: $243

Our champion sled dog kennel is family-owned and operated in Willow, Alaska, the mushing capital of the world! Let us introduce you to our team of Iditarod dogs, experience a traditional Alaskan sled ride, and learn about our unique dog-driven lifestyle. We welcome you to our home, a humanitarian-winning kennel with the fastest distance-racing dogs in the country!

Alaska Wildlife Day Tour with Free Hotel Pickup
Alaska Wildlife Day Tour with Free Hotel Pickup
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from: $105

Experience some of the most beautiful scenery in Alaska and see an amazing range of Alaska native animals in a natural setting, all in an afternoon!

Valley of Glaciers Experience with Portage Glacier Cruise and Wildlife Tour
Valley of Glaciers Experience with Portage Glacier Cruise and Wildlife Tour
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from: $215

Start your tour with a pick up from your hotel location with one of Alaska's top rated guides. First experience one of Alaska’s most breathtaking drives down the Seward Hwy and Turnagain Arm with a few sightseeing stops at Beluga Point and Bird Point. We will then arrive in the Portage Valley making stops at Explorer Glacier, Middle Glacier and boarding the M/V Ptarmigan for an hour long cruise on Portage Lake viewing multiple surrounding glaciers and majestic landscapes with the main focus on Portage Glacier. We will make an optional lunch stop after the cruise and before heading to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Once we arrive at the Wildlife Center you will be guided through the 200 acre facility where you're guaranteed to see Alaska’s land mammals in their natural habitats and much more! We will then take the drive back and make one last stop at Falls Creek before your drop off at your desired destination in Anchorage.

Alaskan Salmon 8-Hour Fishing Experience
Alaskan Salmon 8-Hour Fishing Experience
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from: $345

We take you to our own personal salmon catching areas. All along the drive to our fishing destination, you may have the opportunity to see Alaskan wildlife. Bear, moose, foxes, coyote, lynx, owls and eagles. Beautiful mountains and rivers. And on one of our destinations you will fish across from the Knik Glacier.When we take you out it is more of a family friendly experience. We travel in a 4x4 Mercedes sprinter van and there will be a bbq on board for fresh grilled salmon. You are welcome to bring your own lunch and snacks but we always carry water on board.

Winter Waterfall Walk
Winter Waterfall Walk
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from: $99

Barbara Falls is the best waterfall to visit in the Chugach State Park. It's even more fascinating when it's frozen solid; just look at the pictures! With the falls literally minutes away from the trailhead, this is a MUST-DO for any out-of-state visitor or long-term Alaskan resident. It's easy, brief and exciting making it truly a tour for everyone! • Hike to Chugach State Park's most photogenic waterfall, frozen-solid! • An easy, brief, and compelling experience designed for all to enjoy. • Perfect for families with children! ‍‍‍ • Learn about Alaska's boreal forests from skilled naturalists. • Opportunity for wildlife sightings, including moose, snowshoe hare, porcupine, voles, birds. • Provisions include a prepacked snack, courtesy of Kat’s Epic Trail Bites, and micro-spikes for icy terrain. Are you ready? Let's go check out the falls together!

Viator Exclusive: Go eBike Alaska on Tony Knowles Trail
Viator Exclusive: Go eBike Alaska on Tony Knowles Trail
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from: $125

Relax, and enjoy a wonderful ride on a peddle-assisted bicycle, as we take you safely along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. See local wildlife as well as migrating birds that travel to their summer breeding grounds.

Private Transfer: Seward Cruise Port to Anchorage Airport (ANC)
Private Transfer: Seward Cruise Port to Anchorage Airport (ANC)
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from: $336

Avoid the stress of waiting for taxis or shuttle transfers and instead book this convenient private transfer from the Port of Seward to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. After your cruise, enjoy comfort and privacy on the long drive to Anchorage. Reach the airport relaxed and with plenty of time before your flight!

Glacier Blue Kayak & Grandview Tour
Glacier Blue Kayak & Grandview Tour
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from: $424

Mornings at Spencer Glacier are the most serene & consistently magnificent time to paddle. Kayak around icebergs and up close to the Spencer Glacier terminus face. Hike onto the glacier moraine and get up close to the blue wall of ice. Enjoy two Alaska Railroad Trains: The Coastal Classic & the Glacier Discovery Train, traveling thru the most scenic Grandview & Tunnels sections of the AK Railroad. The total iceberg kayak paddle distance is approximately 4 miles. Please let us know your experience level so that we can tailor your Alaskan glacier kayak tour to your party’s ability & ambition. Minimum of 2 guests needed to book.

Sunset City Tour
Sunset City Tour
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from: $149

Offered both winter and summer. (Daylight restrictions may apply) This tour, along with our Sunrise Tour, is our most popular wildlife and city tour. Depending on the time of year, we see moose, sheep, whale, goats, wolves, bear and more. While animals are never guaranteed, it is your best chance to see wildlife in Anchorage and the time of day ensures the best possible views of our city. This tour is the same price for a private or group tour.

Anchorage Trolley
Anchorage Trolley's Deluxe City Tour
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from: $50

The same great tour with a few extras! The extended tour allows you to get off the trolley at specific stops to take pictures and ask your guide unscripted questions. You will be able to spend 5-10 minutes at several of our most popular stops as well as a bit of one on one time with your guide. The tour takes about 1.5-2 hours from start to finish. Hop aboard a red trolley in downtown Anchorage in front of the Visitor Information Center. Pass through the city’s historic neighborhoods as your guide points out interesting trivia. Watch seaplanes make splash landings on Lake Hood and Lake Spenard, & travel through Earthquake Park to see the damages caused by one of the most powerful recorded earthquakes in North American history. You'll also see the historic Alaska Railroad, Westchester Lagoon and maybe even some crossing moose. Your tour ends back at the departure point. Make use of your complimentary coupon book when you explore Anchorage on your own!

Bears, Trains & Icebergs Tour
Bears, Trains & Icebergs Tour
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from: $389

❖ Ride the Glacier Discovery Train ❖ Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ❖ Float by Icebergs on Spencer Glacier Lake & 7 River Miles Down the Placer River Valley on the Most Scenic River Trip in Alaska You won’t see more on a day on the AK Railroad than on this trip.  Many of our guests tell us it is their best day in Alaska.

Bear Viewing Excursion and Airplane Adventure Tour
Bear Viewing Excursion and Airplane Adventure Tour
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from: $990

This 6 to 7 hour Bear Viewing and Airplane Adventure will be the highlight of your Alaska experience. You'll fly to the Lake Clark National Park with your guide/pilot in a small group to watch bears. Enroute you’ll see some of the most wild of Alaska country including, mountains, glaciers, tundra, and volcanoes. After landing in the Park you’ll spend literally hours viewing these amazing animals in their natural habitat. A shore side lunch will round out this incredible trip of a lifetime!

Glaciers and Wildlife: Super Scenic Day Tour from Anchorage
Glaciers and Wildlife: Super Scenic Day Tour from Anchorage
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from: $229

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 Anchorage, Alaska. Free hotel pickup and drop-off included 100% Satisfaction Guarantee Turnagain Arm tour from Anchorage Portage Glacier one-hour cruise on a calm lake Lunch stop at a rustic Alaskan lodge 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 mountains Photo stops Hotel pick-up and Drop-off included Free water and snacks in the van

Glacier Quest Cruise and Coach Package
Glacier Quest Cruise and Coach Package
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from: $276

We make it easy to see it all in one day! Relax on the coach as the driver guide narrates while you enjoy the beauty of Turnagain Arm. In Whittier, the Glacier Quest Cruise cruises from the quaint seaside town to glacier-filled Blackstone Bay, a dramatic deep-water fjord where two tidewater glaciers and several alpine glaciers await. Keep an eye out for sea otters, Steller sea lions, bears, mountain goats, whales, and more! You will see several glaciers, including Tebenkof Glacier, named for Mikhail Demitrievich Tebenkof, an outstanding surveyor whose maps were the first charts of Alaska’s waters published in 1852. Northland Glacier rests majestically, clinging to the edge of the towering mountain. Blackstone and Beloit are tidewater glaciers that have carved a steep pathway to reach Prince William Sound’s saltwater. Cruise up close to these massive glaciers to watch for telltale signs of movement signaled by the distinct “pop” of glacier ice calving. Return to Anchorage by coach.

Private Transfer Anchorage Airport ANC to Seward Cruise Port
Private Transfer Anchorage Airport ANC to Seward Cruise Port
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from: $332

Skip the stress of shared transportation for the long drive from Anchorage International Airport to your cruise ship in Seward. Instead, book this private airport transfer service and enjoy convenient, reliable, comfortable private transportation from the airport to the Port of Seward.

Half-Day Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings
Half-Day Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings
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from: $169

Explore 3 of Anchorage’s best off-the-beaten path breweries on this tasty guided tour. See beautiful downtown Anchorage en route to a mix of new and classic breweries. You can learn a lot about a place from its beer, and Alaska is certainly no exception, with a proud beer history and current thriving scene. Learn the inside scoop on the local beer culture and brewery history from your informative guide, meet locals and savor those delicious suds.

Winter - Wildlife & Turnagain Arm Tour
Winter - Wildlife & Turnagain Arm Tour
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from: $115

t the 140-acre Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, jaws drop in awe-even those of longtime Alaskans. AWCC’s mission is to provide refuge for orphaned, injured and ill animals-those that can’t survive in the wild. The center also educates visitors about Alaska’s Wildlife. Amateur photographers have the opportunity to take award winning photographs of animals displayed in their natural surroundings.

Full-Day Matanuska Glacier Small-Group Excursion
Full-Day Matanuska Glacier Small-Group Excursion
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from: $339

The Matanuska Glacier is the largest and most magnificent glacier in Alaska with road access. We will drive you to within about 1/2 mile of the face of the glacier, where we'll start our hike. We'll be hiking on the glacier for between an hour and a half and two hours, and walk about 2 miles. There is very little elevation change, and the hike difficulty is rated as moderate. The glacier is a little over a two-hour drive from Anchorage. We will stop about half way there for a restroom break, where you will also have the opportunity to purchase coffee and snacks. Sandwiches and bottled water are provided for lunch, which we will eat after leaving the glacier. You will have the opportunity to inform us of any food allergies or preferences before we purchase lunch.

Matanuska Glacier Wildlife & Wilderness Photo Tour from Anchorage
Matanuska Glacier Wildlife & Wilderness Photo Tour from Anchorage
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from: $299

This trip will be focused on wildlife and landscape. It offers some of the most amazing views of Alaska. There is no disappointments on this trip as you will return home with those ultimate photographs of a lifetime!

Matanuska Glacier Walk
Matanuska Glacier Walk
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from: $349

There is no minimum purchase this tour can be for a single traveler. We cater each tour to your specifications and needs. We make every effort to cater all tours to your specification.

Portage Glacier Cruise and Wildlife Explorer Tour
Portage Glacier Cruise and Wildlife Explorer Tour
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from: $229

Take a Shuttle down Turnagain Arm and 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. • Shuttle 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. • Visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conversation Center to view Alaska's most spectacular animals up close. • Be prepared to walk through the Wildlife Center and be shuttled from Wildlife Center to Glacier. • A shuttle will pick you up off the boat at 5:30 p.m. for your ride back to Anchorage with picturesque photo stops.

FALL & Spring Dog Mushing
FALL & Spring Dog Mushing
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from: $299

We cater each tour to your specifications and needs. Due to staffing issues we have temporarily removed Private Tour options. However, please ask and if we are able to accommodate any requests we will do our best to make it the best experience possible.

Winter Fat Biking Anchorage Tour
Winter Fat Biking Anchorage Tour
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from: $149

This all-inclusive tour is an excellent taste of what Anchorage is all about in the winter. Perfect for adventures, families, and those who want to get out and explore our winter wonderland. Fat tire biking will put a smile on your face and make you feel like a kid again. Experience the fat bike phenomenon where it was born. Fat tire biking has become one of the most popular ways for locals and visitors to get out and play in the snow.

Ride & Roam: Scenic Drive & Sightseeing Tour
Ride & Roam: Scenic Drive & Sightseeing Tour
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from: $129

Let your knowledgeable "Tour Guide to the Wild Side" take you to places you didn't know you wanted to go while bringing to life the history, flora & fauna, and famous local legends of the area on a 3-hour guided tour. Explore the beauty hidden just outside Anchorage. We customize each tour to the interests and desired activity level of the entire group. Experience adventures to secret glacier views and unexpected trails to cascading waterfalls. The time of year will determine how much time we spend outside at sightseeing stops. Mother nature will dictate our ability to explore trails. Whatever the location, Alaska will not disappoint! Our mission is to convey our love of Alaska to you, by showing you our personal favorite places that will take your breath away! What to bring: Weather appropriate shoes and clothing Sunscreen Raincoat or winter coat Water bottle Camera Extra (non-cotton) layers recommended, as the weather tends to change quickly Bug spray will be provided, if desired.

Spenard, Anchorage Culinary Walking Tour: 1970
Spenard, Anchorage Culinary Walking Tour: 1970's True Crime!: New for 2023!
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from: $140

We have 98% Five Star Reviews! Check out our profile! Walk the notorious Spenard neighborhood of Anchorage eating, drinking, and learning the true crime history of the 1970s & 1980s Anchorage underground. Brothels, bars, strip clubs, and gambling joints were on every corner. Mobsters, ladies of the night, bikers, and con artists all making a buck. Oh, did we mention serial killers? We will end our night at one of the most famous bars in Alaskan history for a drink. Our goal is to maintain an accurate retailing of historical events in a tasteful and intriguing manner. If you're lucky, and on your worst behavior, you might have the great pleasure of meeting the infamous Wicked Wanda. What this tour is not: This is not a tour that glorifies true crime events. This is a historical recounting of some of the most interesting times in Anchorage’s dark history that was a direct result of a huge influx of money from the oil pipeline being built. A whole lot of debauchery is its legacy.

Beginner’s Snowshoeing Adventure
Beginner’s Snowshoeing Adventure
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from: $99

If you’ve always wanted to try snowshoeing but didn't know where to begin, look no further, you've found the right spot. If you are unfamiliar, snowshoeing is an activity which allows you to travel easily through snow-packed terrain. Experience a compelling introduction into the art of snowshoeing starting right here! We'll take you to the Chugach State Park's Glen Alps just to the east of Anchorage, a place everyone needs to visit at least once while in Alaska. • Experience an intro to snowshoeing at the Anchorage's Glen Alps with an experienced guide! • Perfect for solo travelers, couples, and families with older children. • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Anchorage Bowl and Cook Inlet • Learn about Alaska's alpine spruce forests narrated by skilled naturalists. • Opportunity for wildlife sightings, including moose, hares, lynx, and birds! • Provisions include a prepacked snack, courtesy of Elevated Oats. Try it with us today!

26 Glacier Tour - Self-Drive from Anchorage, AK
26 Glacier Tour - Self-Drive from Anchorage, AK
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from: $226

For guests in Anchorage or Girdwood with their own transportation, this 5-hour cruise offers a smooth cruise to view dynamic glaciers and a variety of wildlife, surrounded by the pristine wilderness of Prince William Sound. The cruise route covers 140 miles and features areas such as Port Wells, Esther Passage, College Fjord, Harriman fjord or Blackstone Bay. Due to weather, ice flows, and wildlife activity, our captains adapt to these changing conditions to provide the best cruise experience, while keeping your safety and comfort a top priority. Our friendly and attentive crew will strive to make this cruise a favorite highlight of your Alaska vacation. Our industry-exclusive No Seasickness Guarantee assures every guest will cruise in comfort while enjoying our cruise. All cruises are operated on first-class high-speed catamarans that provide an extremely stable cruise and can smoothly navigate through the narrow fjords and ice flows to reach the face of massive glaciers.

Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
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from: $1,250

Explore the beautiful Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley with a private and local guide. From Anchorage, we'll travel along the scenic Seward Highway. One of only 13 highways in the US with the distinction of "All American Road". Along the way we will have great opportunities to view and photograph wildlife and scenic vistas. First we stop at the beautiful Hotel Alyeska and the ski town of Girdwood. Take an optional scenic tram to the top of Mt Alyeska for lunch with a view. Next stop Portage, where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. After the cruise, stop in at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Alaska's wildlife. Afterwards, head back to Anchorage and enjoy a narrated city tour including all the best dining places.

Anchorage Trolley Tour
Anchorage Trolley Tour
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from: $25

Hop aboard a red trolley in downtown Anchorage in front of the Visitor Information Center. Trolleys leave every hour, giving you some flexibility in your sightseeing schedule. The trolley covers 15 miles over the course of an hour. Pass through the city’s historic neighborhoods as your guide points out interesting trivia. Watch seaplanes make splash landings on Lake Hood and Lake Spenard, & travel through Earthquake Park to see the damages caused by one of the most powerful recorded earthquakes in North American history. You'll also see the historic Alaska Railroad, Westchester Lagoon and maybe even some crossing moose. Your tour ends back at the departure point. Make use of your complimentary coupon book when you explore Anchorage on your own!

Whittier Wildlife & Wilderness Photo Tour from Anchorage
Whittier Wildlife & Wilderness Photo Tour from Anchorage
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from: $299

This trip will be focused on wildlife and landscape. It offers some of the most amazing views of Alaska. There is no disappointments on this trip as you will return home with those ultimate photographs of a lifetime!

Turnagain Arm Tour: "A Must See Destination"
Turnagain Arm Tour: "A Must See Destination"
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from: $69

Take our breathtaking ride down the Seward Highway to view awe-inspiring stops along Turnagain Arm. On this tour you will visit highlights such as Beluga Point with panoramic views of Turnagain Arm and chances of seeing Beluga Whales and Dahl Sheep, Portage Valley with a stop at Explorer Glacier w/walk in rainforest, Turnagain Art Gallery to view life size chainsaw carvings and Potter Marsh a scenic wildlife refuge where you will walk the scenic boardwalk to view wild birds, spawning salmon and a chance at seeing moose. Alaska’s Seward Highway climbs over mountain passes where you’re surrounded by jaw-dropping views of jagged peaks, rain forests, crystal lakes and the Pacific Ocean. This highway truly is, a photographer’s dream. Potter Marsh marks the end of city views and the beginning of wilderness—it’s absolutely a “birder’s” paradise! While driving along this road, we stop at many opportunities with ample time to take in the breathtaking views that will make your soul sing.

Private Arrival Transfer from Anchorage Airport ANC
Private Arrival Transfer from Anchorage Airport ANC
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from: $62

Skip the stress and confusion of finding a taxi upon arrival at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC). Instead, book this private airport transfer service and enjoy convenient, reliable, comfortable private transportation from the airport to your hotel in Anchorage or Girdwood.

Alaska Wildlife Tour
Alaska Wildlife Tour
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from: $110

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 to the gorgeous natural scenery. Stop at lookouts like Beluga Point for to snap a couple of photos, and keep an eye out for dall sheep, 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. Activity Level: EASY Guests should be able to walk short distances on uneven ground. Trails surfaces vary from paved to uneven natural terrain. Tour participants must be able to walk a short distance and be able to get in/out of the tour vehicle with minimal assistance.

Alpine Classic Trek
Alpine Classic Trek
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from: $149

This is quite-the-quintessential Alaska hiking experience. Experience the thrill of ascending to heights offering 360-degree views of the nearby Cook Inlet and interior Chugach mountains. Gaze at deep, glaciated, u-shaped valleys, and giant ridgelines defining the landscape. Imagine pristine, treeless, tundra loaded with vegetation that you can touch, taste, and feel. If you have never seen alpine before, prepare to be simply amazed. Highlights: • Trek one of Chugach State Park's finest ridgelines with a top-tier guide! • Perfect for solo travelers and couples. Challenge and reward await! • Enjoy breathtaking views of Anchorage and interior Chugach Mountains. • Learn about Alaska's alpine forests & tundra environment from a naturalist. • Opportunity for wildlife sightings including bear, sheep, marmot and birds! • Provisions include a prepacked snack, courtesy of Kat’s Epic Trail Bites. Can we count you in? Book now!

Winter - Anchorage All Around City Tour
Winter - Anchorage All Around City Tour
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from: $65

This tour is designed to give the transportation challenged tourist opportunity to see the outskirts of Anchorage at a reasonable price. Anchorage is the single largest sprawling metropolitan city in Alaska. On the Anchorage All Around City Tour we have combined the hard to reach sought after attractions that are located on the furthest corners of Anchorage. This leaves you the ability to leisurely access city center tourist attractions by simply following a walking tour map. Our driver is always happy to offer suggestions of sights or other tours not to miss. Tour Includes: Most of Anchorage’s popular sites in town 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. Of course there is always a chance to see a "City Moose". Moose population in the city during winter are extreme.

Glacier & Wildlife Discovery Tour
Glacier & Wildlife Discovery Tour
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from: $239

This is the perfect tour for those with limited time in Alaska. 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 all sheep then, continue on to see even more wildlife at the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge (seasonal). Take a 1-hour cruise on Portage Lake to see Portage Glacier calving, and see where wildlife is rehabilitated at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Later, head high up on the Chugach Mountains for amazing panoramic views of the Anchorage bowl and beyond (weather permitting) This is a 6-hr tour (approx.) Activity Level: EASY Guests should be able to walk short distances on uneven ground. Trails surfaces vary from paved to uneven natural terrain. Tour participants must be able to walk a short distance and be able to get in/out of the tour vehicle with minimal assistance.

Winter Valley and Forest Hike
Winter Valley and Forest Hike
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from: $149

If you've never been on a hike during the winter, you need to give it a shot. Winter hiking is a blast, and it's great for the mind and body during long periods of dark & cold. This tour holds plenty of opportunity for photos, and a comprehensive variety of the natural elements found in the boreal forests of Alaska, as well as a stop at a local waterfall. Sound like your style? • Hike along Chugach State Park's Eagle River and see ice-covered Barbara Falls! • Perfect for solo travelers and couples. • Enjoy breathtaking views of towering vistas. Amazing landscapes await your camera! • Learn about Alaska's glaciated valleys and boreal forests from an experienced gude. • Opportunity for wildlife sightings, including moose, hare, voles, and porcupine! • Provisions include a prepacked snack, courtesy of Kat’s Epic Trail Bites. We'll provide micro-spikes for icy terrain. Join us on a classic Alaskan adventure today!

Summer Valley and Forest Hike
Summer Valley and Forest Hike
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from: $149

Experience the wonders found in one of the Chugach State Park's fondest, glaciated valleys. On this tour, we will take you to the glorious Eagle River trail system where boreal forests, and salmon spawning streams are found. This trail network also hosts the renowned "Crow Pass", which is part of the historic Iditarod trail system once used by dog sleds and mushers. Afterwards, we meander over to iconic Barbara Falls, where you can hike right up to the base of the falls! If you're ready for a wilderness valley adventure, join us! • Experience hiking in Chugach State Park's Eagle River trail system, and Barbara Falls! • Perfect for solo travelers and couples. • Enjoy breathtaking views of towering vistas. Amazing landscapes await! • Learn about Alaska's boreal forests and glaciated valleys from a skilled naturalist. • Opportunity for wildlife viewing including, salmon, bear, moose and birds. • Provisions include a prepacked snack, courtesy of Kat’s Epic Trail Bites.

Ultimate Anchorage Winter Wildlife & Sunset Tour
Ultimate Anchorage Winter Wildlife & Sunset Tour
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from: $179

New for the 22/23 Winter Season! All the charm of the Winter Wonderland that is Alaska, without the hassle of driving yourself! This tour is guaranteed to delight people of all ages, as you take in the history of the area, encounter our indigenous wildlife at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, and marvel at the beauty of The Last Frontier on a glorious sunset drive! The Turnagain Arm is a must-see any time of year, but it holds a different charm in the winter that is guaranteed to dazzle! We meet all travellers at the Dena'ina Center for pick-up, but will drop off at any Anchorage hotel as the tour ends after dark. If your hotel is not listed, please get in touch with us to arrange your drop-off location.

Afternoon Wilderness, Wildlife, Glacier Experience from Anchorage
Afternoon Wilderness, Wildlife, Glacier Experience from Anchorage
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from: $197

See Wilderness Outside of Anchorage City Limits. Small Group Excursion, Big Alaskan Experience -- All IN ONE TOUR, ALL IN ONE DAY Take an adventure and see Bears, Moose, Glaciers while being able to freely walk along the most Scenic Views in the world. This is a life changing experience that goes far beyond a tour or shuttle. This activity offers "boots to the ground" adventure, however the level of involvement is entirely at the traveler's discretion. The excursion is extremely senior friendly. Departs downtown Anchorage and heads outside its city limits. This adventure begins to enter the vast wilderness of the Chugach State and National Forest.

About Anchorage

Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska and the most populous city in the state. It is located in the south-central part of the state on the Cook Inlet. It is the economic and transportation hub of Alaska, with nearly half of the state's population living in the Anchorage metropolitan area. Anchorage is home to the University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Pacific University, and Alaska Native Cultural Center. The city is known for its outdoor activities, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, and fishing. It is also home to the Alaska Zoo, the Alaska Native Heritage Center, and the Anchorage Museum. The city is a popular destination for tourists, with its many attractions, restaurants, and shops.

History of Anchorage

Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska and the most populous city in the state. It is located in the south-central part of the state on the Cook Inlet. It is the economic and transportation hub of Alaska, with nearly half of the state's population living in the Anchorage metropolitan area. Anchorage is home to the University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Pacific University, and Alaska Native Cultural Center. The city is known for its outdoor activities, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, and fishing. It is also home to the Alaska Zoo, the Alaska Native Heritage Center, and the Anchorage Museum. The city is a popular destination for tourists, with its many attractions, restaurants, and shops.

Things to do in Anchorage

Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska and the most populous city in the state. It is located in the south-central part of the state on the Cook Inlet. It is the economic and transportation hub of Alaska, with nearly half of the state's population living in the Anchorage metropolitan area. Anchorage is home to the University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Pacific University, and Alaska Native Cultural Center. The city is known for its outdoor activities, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, and fishing. It is also home to the Alaska Zoo, the Alaska Native Heritage Center, and the Anchorage Museum. The city is a popular destination for tourists, with its many attractions, restaurants, and shops.

Is Anchorage Family Friendly?

Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska and the most populous city in the state. It is located in the south-central part of the state on the Cook Inlet. It is the economic and transportation hub of Alaska, with nearly half of the state's population living in the Anchorage metropolitan area. Anchorage is home to the University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Pacific University, and Alaska Native Cultural Center. The city is known for its outdoor activities, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, and fishing. It is also home to the Alaska Zoo, the Alaska Native Heritage Center, and the Anchorage Museum. The city is a popular destination for tourists, with its many attractions, restaurants, and shops.
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Anchorage is the largest city in Alaska and the most populous city in the state. It is located in the south-central part of the state on the Cook Inlet. It is the economic and transportation hub of Alaska, with nearly half of the state's population living in the Anchorage metropolitan area. Anchorage is home to the University of Alaska Anchorage, Alaska Pacific University, and Alaska Native Cultural Center. The city is known for its outdoor activities, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, biking, and fishing. It is also home to the Alaska Zoo, the Alaska Native Heritage Center, and the Anchorage Museum. The city is a popular destination for tourists, with its many attractions, restaurants, and shops.




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