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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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Whittier to Anchorage Cruise Ship Transfer & Tour

A smarter way to travel from the Whittier Cruise Ship Terminal to Anchorage!

Price Per Person
$199
Duration
Full Day
Season(s)
DatesMay 16 - September 30
Time(s)8:45am to 2:30pm

This full day tour from Whittier includes a local guide, an aerial tram ride up Mt. Alyeska, fresh lunch in Girdwood, a visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, a drive through the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel and up Portage Valley, drop off in Anchorage, and scenic photo-stops along the way!

Following your pick up at the Seward Cruise Ship Terminal or from your Seward hotel, sit back with your luggage secured in our comfortable and clean sprinter vans as your Alaskan driver...

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This full day tour from Whittier includes a local guide, an aerial tram ride up Mt. Alyeska, fresh lunch in Girdwood, a visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, a drive through the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel and up Portage Valley, drop off in Anchorage, and scenic photo-stops along the way!

Following your pick up at the Seward Cruise Ship Terminal or from your Seward hotel, sit back with your luggage secured in our comfortable and clean sprinter vans as your Alaskan driver guides you northbound on the Seward Highway!

Travel 2.5 miles through the Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel, the longest highway tunnel in North America! Travel Drive up Portage Valley for views of several Alpine glaciers and a nature walk to a popular salmon viewing location!

Next, visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, a 200-acre natural habitat that provides wildlife education and rehabilitation for some of Alaska’s favorite animals! This is Alaska’s only guaranteed wildlife viewing! Get close enough to observe and photograph some of our favorite land animals such as moose, reindeer, bison, wolves, and more!

Visit to the quaint town of Girdwood and a favorite local eatery for lunch (provided). After lunch ascend up the side of Mt. Alyeska on an aerial tram. From the top (weather permitting) take in views of several glaciers and the upper reaches of a temperate rainforest.

Continue along the Turnagain Arm, an All-American Road and National Scenic Byway. Look out for alpine scenery, hanging glaciers, and potential wildlife!

Upon arrival in Anchorage, you'll be transferred directly to the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport where you will be helped with off-loading your luggage, or you may be dropped off at your Anchorage hotel!

Complimentary snacks and bottled Alaskan Glacier Wellness Water are provided throughout your tour.

A Note About Luggage: Our touring sprinter vans are able to accommodate one full-size suitcase per person as well as two personal items. If you or your party is expected to have additional luggage, then please contact us to review your options.

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. 

Live Chat Salmon Berry experts can assist with information and recommendations for your trip.

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