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Enjoy your hour long guided drive along Turnagain Arm to the scenic town of Girdwood where your Salmon Berry...

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Winter Glacier Cruise

Get up close to nature with this small-boat glacier cruise to Blackstone Bay in the beautiful Prince William Sound!<...

Price Per Person
$350
Duration
8 hours
Group Size
13
Dates
October, February 15 - April 30
Time(s)
11:00am - 6:30pm

Winter Glacier Cruise

Your tour begins in Anchorage as we make a scenic snowy drive south along the Turnagain Arm. Our comfortable touring vans have large windows for great views of this scenic highway. They also lots of headroom for your traveling comfort.

As we travel south you’ll learn about not only this area but anything else you want to know about Alaska - it’s one of the benefits of traveling in a small group that’s catered to your needs. We’ll stop at wild and scenic overlooks along the way, and look for animals, before driving straight through a mountain to the seaside town of Whittier. The Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel is over two miles long and carved straight through the rock, allowing us to pass from Portage Valley to Prince William Sound.

Next we'll take to the sea and navigate the shoreline through the glacier carved fjords of Prince William Sound. Our destination is Blackstone Bay, where Blackstone Glacier and Beloit Tidal Glacier calve into the sea. Watch for resident seals, eagles, and sea otters in this beautiful natural bay. Your captain will also do a beach landing, so you can step ashore in this untouched wilderness and learn about the surrounding rainforest and the Chugach National Forest. A deli lunch is included to enjoy during the boat tour, with hot beverages, water and snacks to keep you warm and energized for this adventure.  Winter Glacier Cruise Duration: 3.5 hours

The M/V Voyager is a NEW 46ft, 30 passenger catamaran specifically designed for passenger service in Prince William Sound. With bow landing capabilities, beach walks are included in each departure if conditions are met. This fast, stable catamaran will accommodate 27 - 30 guests. There is a coffee station and marine restroom onboard. The heated cabin has large viewing windows and the bow offers an unobstructed viewing deck - bring your warm hat & light gloves onboard! For an intimate experience, consider a private departure.

NOTE: The captain requires a minimum of twelve people for this trip. However, we may already have the minimum requirement! Call us for availability! We will operate this tour typically on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDED


  • Local Alaskan Guide(s)

Narration provided by a CDL Certified Alaskan Guide (English Speaking)

Narration provided by the Boat Captain (English Speaking)

  • Small Group

A more personal experience of up to 13 guests in our clean and comfortable sprinter vans

  • All Inclusive

Admission through the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel into Whittier 

Prince William Sound Glacier Boat Ride 

Boxed Lunch provided by a local eatery

  • Photo Stops

Stretch your legs for up close views or simply look through our panoramic windows

  • Snacks & Water

An assortment of complimentary snacks and water are available throughout the tour

  • Gear (Complimentary)

Access to our gently used gear (boots, snowpants, winter coats, raincoats, mittens, hats, etc.) is available

*Gear must be requested at time of booking to assure gear available during your tour

  • Hotel Pick Up (3 Hotels Per Tour)

Pick up available from major hotels located within Anchorage

*Please note that we do limit pick ups to 3 hotels per tour. BOOK NOW TO CONFIRM YOUR PICK UP

  • Office Pick Up

Conveniently located in downtown Anchorage

*Please select "Meet at Salmon Berry Tours Office" at time of booking to confirm

  • Drop Off

Drop off is available from major hotels located within Anchorage

*Drop off at Anchorage's Ted Stevens International Airport may be available if requested in advance

NOT INCLUDED


  • Guide Gratuity

Tipping Recommendation: 10% - 15% of Tour Price

WEATHER - If this tour cancels due to weather conditions in Prince William Sound, you will be provided a full refund. Alternatively, our team at the office will work diligently to reschedule your day cruise at the next available date or see if there is another adventure to apply your tour credit towards. 

Multi-Day Itinerary Cancellation Policy: A 50% deposit is required to start the booking process. Remainder is due 60 days prior to travel. Cancellations must be made in writing (email, fax, or mail). Processing fee of $100 per guest applies for cancellations more than 60 days before travel, or 50% of total if received less than 60 days from travel. No refund applies if cancellation is received less than 30 days prior to travel.

Day Tour Cancellation Policy: For cancellations outside of 14 days before the first day of your tour, a 10% fee will be withheld. For cancellations inside of 14 days, no refund applies.

Salmon Berry Tours recommends travel insurance provided by TravelSafe Insurance. Salmon Berry Tours is not affiliated with TravelSafe Insurance, nor do we offer any special discounts with them. Our recommendation is based on positive guest feedback. In particular, the experience of one Salmon Berry Tours guest is instructive:

Our guest had booked the vacation of a lifetime and the ultimate Alaska package. She had to cancel the trip a week before it began due to unfortunate circumstances.

She later told us that within ten minutes of phone time her claim was processed in full. She was very pleased with TravelSafe Insurance's immediate and empathetic response. Getting a refund for her trip was the last thing she wanted to think about, and TravelSafe Insurance took care of her needs and concerns immediately.

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