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Glacier Point Wilderness Safari provided by Alaska Excursions

Glacier Point Wilderness Safari

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Port of Skagway
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    Stop: 6 hours -
    On this spellbinding wilderness expedition, you will travel through fjords and rain forests viewing some of the most spectacular Alaskan scenery in Southeast. You’ll see everything from wildflowers to towering mountains and top off the experience with up-close views of the Davidson Glacier. Your adventure begins aboard one of our boats custom-designed to provide an intimate viewing experience. During your 75-minute journey through North America’s deepest fjord, keep a lookout for whales, seals, and cascading waterfalls while your Naturalist guide tells you more about the area you are traveling through. Upon arrival at the remote Glacier Point beach, you will take a short, adventurous drive across the forested glacial moraines to our base camp where you will gear up in rubber boots and a life jacket. After a ¼ mile walk, the forest opens to reveal a breathtaking view of the Davidson Glacier and pristine lake below. Here you will board a 31-foot voyager canoe for a trip around the lake to view the glacier and enjoy the incredible Alaskan wilderness while your guide shares his extensive knowledge of the area. Conditions permitting, you’ll make a stop on the delta to get up close and personal with the glacier. This is an optional 1/2 to 1-mile hike over a sand and pebble beach. After returning to the base camp, enjoy a picnic lunch on the beach before your return trip on the custom designed wildlife-viewing boat .
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    Pass by Davidson Glacier
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Port of Skagway
Port of Skagway, Skagway, AK 99840, USAPlease meet your guide at the pick-up location 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time, our representative will be there holding a sign with the name of your excursion on it. Our guides will be wearing green!
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Departure Point
Port of Skagway, Skagway, AK 99840, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Lunch
  • Everything is included in purchase
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please be sure to include personal number incase we need to contact you day of excursion!
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Must weight between 50- 350 pounds
  • Ages 7 and up
  • Must be at least 4'10"
  • Must be in good physical condition and able to hike up to 1/4 mile over natural terrain.
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 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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JTTsports wrote a review Sep 2019
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee212 contributions85 helpful votes
We went and on our tour the water was rough and we took 2 boats for about 1 hour and 15 to a island in middle of the ocean. rough ride their but once there we walked a little bit and changed into extra clothes that were provided and went on an ATV guided trail. Stopped a
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Mark L wrote a review Sep 2019
Durban, South Africa317 contributions54 helpful votes
Considering the ever changing landscape and the tragic melting of the glaciers due to ever present global warming, one should not wait to get out and experience this once in a lifetime, amazing experience in some of the most pristine wilderness known to man! The excursion was
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lynn l wrote a review Sep 2019
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Had an awesome time with this adventure. The boat trip out to the beach was scenic with knowledgable guides and marine life and the canoe trip out to the glacier was unforgettable. Highly recommend
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Sarah D wrote a review Sep 2019
Ninety Six, South Carolina35 contributions5 helpful votes
Be ready to experience Alaska, great views from boat trip to and fro and the team leading excursion was wonderful. They were very knowledgeable, helpful (esp. with gear), and fun. All was very well orchestrated and not rushed in the time you could spend at glacier. Great way
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Date of experience: August 2019
Lisa F wrote a review Sep 2019
Naples, Florida, USA126 contributions48 helpful votes
Worth every penny! Beautiful boat ride, picnic lunch, canoe trip, and then a 1/2 mile hike to the base of the glacier. The guides are young men and women who are living at a base camp completely off the grid. One caveat: You'll need to wear the bulky rubber boots they provide
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Promised more than it delivered
Booked as an excursion whilst cruising with Silversea. The description sounded great and as I'd not been on a horse
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Chris C
Great Experience All Around
The tour was well organized and our guides were very friendly and knowledgeable. The ride to the dog run training t
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Julie K
So much fun!!
Such a great experience. The knowledge of everyone involved (especially Thomas) in this experience were knowledgea
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Thrilling experience
My first time zip lining and it was a thrilling experience. I’m pretty chicken when it comes to heights but my sist
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We had a blast zip lining in the forest. Our guides, Kenna and Michael, were energetic, funny, yet professional and
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Puppies and more puppies
What a great excursion! Our tour guide, Clint, was extra special. He lives in Skagway and shared the history of t
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Steve S
Fun, exciting excursion
Our two grandchildren (11&9) loved this exciting adventure. Grandpa and grandma (71&70) did too!!! All phases of th
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Kids favorite excursion!
We went on the Sled Dog and Musher's Camp excursion. Chad, our guide, was very friendly and knowledgeable. The ride
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Ziplining in the 2nd largest rainforest in the world!
Amazing excursion booked via our Silversea cruise. Luckily it was just 4 of us so we had time to do a lot with the
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Fantastic & so safe
We had a fantastic time, being kids again. Guides were vibrant and amazing, showing us what u could do on a zip lin
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A Trip Highlight
This was a fun excursion in Skagway. From pick up to drop off everything was very well organized and informative.
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Our driver picked us up in Skagway and drove us to the mushers' camp. He gave us lots of information on the way th
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Great Family Adventure
We had so much fun on this zipline expedition! There was almost no climbing, which was great! The guides were a lot
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Kids really enjoyed it
Very friendly staff and overall was well run. The trip up the mountain in the Unimog was fun as well. There is a st
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Tom P
Great Experience - Fun & Educational
What a great experience from the bus ride to the camp, the beautiful natural scenery, learning about life in a mush
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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