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Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour provided by Greatland Adventures

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Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
Departure Point
Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Local guide
  • Alyeska Scenic Tram: $25 pp $12.50 child
  • Portage Lake Glacier Cruise: $39 pp $19 child
  • Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center $12.50 pp Children Free
  • Food
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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M.Frazier wrote a review Aug 2019
Richmond, Virginia81 contributions2 helpful votes
I can't say enough about planning Alaskan excursions with Steve at Greatland Adventures. My husband and I visited Alaska for the first time August 6-15, 2019. We were looking for multiple excursions in both Anchorage and Seward and were interested in smaller group type of
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from Steven B, Front Office Manager at Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
Responded 24 Oct 2019
Thank you so very much for your kind words! We do our absolute best to provide first class customer service to all our guests, from inquiry, booking, tour operations, and on to the follow up! We are so glad Steve was able to accommodate you in all aspects of your Alaskan vacation, and Orion showed you a truly memorable time on the Turnagain Arm! Best Regards, Rochelle
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Navigator827817 wrote a review Jun 2019
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Our family of eight including two children took this tour today. Steve was our guide and he was friendly and informative. We took the tram ride up Mt. Alyeska and then on to the Portage Lake and Glacier tour. We finished up with a visit to the Wildlife Conservation Center. A
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Date of experience: June 2019
Response from GreatlandAdventures, Owner at Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
Responded 24 Jun 2019
I had a great time with your group! Thank you for sharing your experience with others.
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Jenny S wrote a review Jul 2018
Melbourne, Australia7 contributions5 helpful votes
Absolutely fantastic trip today to Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley. Our guide Vern was knowledgeable and friendly, with a story for every occasion. All aspects of our day from initial booking to return home were professional and hassle free. Our group of 8 all loved it and will
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Response from Greatland, Owner at Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley Private Tour
Responded 9 Jul 2018
Thank you Jenny S! Vern mentioned that he had a really great time with your group. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour and the personalized service that a private tour provides. We really hope you can come back and have some more fun with us in the future. Cheers.
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Key Details
  • Portage Glacier, Alyeska Ski Area, and 4 more
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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