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Glacier Discovery Tour

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  • 1
    Beluga Point
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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    Pass by Seward Highway
  • 2
    Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Portage Glacier
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel pick-ups for this tour start approximately 30 minutes prior to the tour time on your voucher. Tour will begin after hotel all pick ups are complete. Tour times are approximate and can be affected by accidents on the road and/or road construction.

    Hotel pick ups are limited to three (3) hotels per tour. These pick ups are based on a first-come first-serve basis so book early to confirm your pick up. Actual pick up location may change even though you selected a hotel from the drop-down menu.

    You will be advised of the alternate pick up location if we have reach our maximum 3 pick up hotels.

    We do not pick up at private homes, businesses, apartments or B&B's, if this is your case, please call about alternate pick up location.

    Drop off at Anchorage's Ted Stevens International Airport may be available upon request.

    It is important for us to know the location of your hotel and also a way to call you. Please provide a good cell number to call you while you are traveling in Alaska. Your home number or land line does not help us in contacting you. Also know that sometimes cell phones do not work well while in Alaska and if we cannot get in touch with you, we will not know where to pick you up!!

    We will use the cell phone number that you provide us to text you and update you with any changes to your tour and also to confirm the pick up time. We usually send you a text to confirm your pick details about 24 hours prior to your tour. You may also get another text message from your guide on the day of your tour.
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Professional Local Guide
    • Professional photographer guide (when available)
    • Bottled water
    • Light snacks
    • Spanish-speaking guide (when available)
    • Entry/Admission - Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Pickups from private homes, apartments or B&B's. If this is your case, please contact the supplier for the nearest pick up location
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide.
    • A minimum number of people per booking is required for this tour to operate.
    • Glacier Cruise portion of the tour is subject to weather conditions.
    • Activity level: EASY.
    • Guests should be able to walk short distances on uneven ground. Trail 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. We strongly recommend that guests requiring assistance be accompanied by a companion who is capable of, and totally responsible for, providing assistance. Neither Planet Earth Adventures nor our suppliers may physically lift or assist guests onto transportation vehicles or otherwise.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • We have limited number of infant/child seats. These must be requested in advance if you have a child. If it is NOT requested at the time of booking, we will NOT have them on the day of the tour.
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 11 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    Our guide, Albert, was an incredible source of knowledge. He arrived on time and gave great narration throughout. He had everything timed exactly right; we never could have seen all that we did on our own. I would give 6 stars if it were possible.
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    I was in Anchorage for business and wanted a tour that would allow me to see the area, this tour did not disappoint! I booked the 6 hour Glacier Discovery Tour and Julie was a friendly and knowledgeable guide. She even made a few extra stops to let us see a few extra sights
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    Fun Day. Our driver guide Scot was fun to be with and very knowledgeable of the area interspersed with personal experiences. We had one of those sunny perfect days. Leisurely tour for about 8 hours. Lucky to see a bore tide in the Turnagain arm, very nice views of the Portage
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    Scott Sloan lead our group and he was a wealth of knowledge on geology, biology, anthropology, and history. We met him at a local hotel and for the rest of the day he kept us fascinated and engaged. We even stopped to pick blueberries! There were very few questions he didn't
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    I was picked up at my downtown Anchorage hotel right at 9:00. We made one stop and picked up two more folks. With our small group Matt made the most of it, getting to the Portage Glacier tour boat right in time for the 10:30 departure. That precise timing is despite a couple
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    About the operator
    By: Planet Earth Adventures
    507 reviews
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    Geno L
    Wildlife Tour
    This excursion is well worth the money! Scott was amazing, very personable and knowledgeable about the area and
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    Atlanta, Georgia
    Memories for a lifetime!
    I went to Kaktovick for the 6 day polar bear excursion. From the time I registered to the flight back to my house
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    Tour from Seward to Anchorage
    Albert Marquez and his wife took my family of 8 from Seward to Anchorage a few Sunday’s back. The trip, which
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    Awesome tour
    Our guide, Albert, was an incredible source of knowledge. He arrived on time and gave great narration throughout.
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    It was great
    We were have to have Scott as our tour guide and driver. He is informative and really accommodating. We had a
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    Ronald S
    Julie, was fantastic tour guide with extreme knowledge and full of life. Best tour we had in Alaska. Went above
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    San Francisco, California
    A super week in Alaska thanks to Albert and Scott!!
    As an experienced traveler I have become very particular about locations, venues, and tours. That was especially
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    Arlington, Texas
    Excellent day trip
    I was in Anchorage for business and wanted a tour that would allow me to see the area, this tour did not
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    Tony H
    An amazing company
    We can only give praise of the highest level for the quality of the personnel and content of this tour. The value
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    Jack D
    Wonderful tour and ourstanding tour guide
    Albert was one of the best tour guides we have ever had. He was quick to return calls prior to the tour and
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    Great Day while in Anchorage
    Fun Day. Our driver guide Scot was fun to be with and very knowledgeable of the area interspersed with personal
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    Jodi R
    San Antonio, Florida
    Our bear "fix" was finally met!
    We are so happy that we took this tour. Matt, our guide, was fantastic and made several stops so we could see the
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    Seville, Spain
    Planet Earth Adventures is the BEST
    I am a senior travel agent and have been in the business almost 25 years. I have taken many tours throughout my
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    Great Experience, lots to see!
    Really loved being chauffeured around up and down the Turnagain leg then over to the wildlife refuge then to
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    Whittier to Anchorage with lovely opportunities along the route!
    This is my second tour with Albert, and I have never been disappointed. The last time I was in Alaska and this
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 6h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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