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Portage Glacier Cruises

401 Portage Lake Loop, Anchorage, AK
+1 800-544-2206
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Beautiful One Hour Cruise

Although it is considered a "small" glacier out of the many glaciers in Alaska, it was a great... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Jennifer F
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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So close you can almost touch it!

Bottom deck enclosed, top deck open. Great vistas crossing Portage Lake, be taken right up to the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Bill S
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Martinez, California
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401 Portage Lake Loop, Anchorage, AK
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Although it is considered a "small" glacier out of the many glaciers in Alaska, it was a great introduction for us about glaciers. The view was spectacular and we saw just a small amount of calving. The naturalist and the staff were very knowledgeable and...More

Thank Jennifer F
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Bottom deck enclosed, top deck open. Great vistas crossing Portage Lake, be taken right up to the Glacier, put your camera on burst and don't miss it calving!

Thank Bill S
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

An unforgettable sightseeing cruise, navigating the iceberg dotted water bringing you next the Portage Ice Glacier, You board the vessel at Portage Lake

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I was with a group of students from North Carolina and needless to say, we don't see glaciers every day. We were blessed to have excellent weather for the tour. It is not unusual for it to be raining or misty but the day we...More

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

It was a rainy day when we took this cruise. They have extra rain gear that people can borrow if they weren't prepared for the weather and want to view the glacier from the upper deck. We were fortunate to see a bear swimming off...More

Thank SusannaCreek
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

The captain took a shot with us before the cruise and was great. The cruise is great - wildlife officer on board was great and knowledgeable. We also went back and hiked Byron glacier which is also great.

Thank Leon Z
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

The glacier and the area around it, is very beautiful. The crew members are very informative about the history of the area and glacier.

Thank gigi000
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour. Moses greeted us with humor and made the trip fun. You can tell he likes his job. Boat was clean and roomy. I would recommend this trip.

Thank Yorkdog
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

This was a wonderful and different way to see the glaciers. It is a small boat like a ferry(100-150 people?) and goes right up beside Portage Glacier. It is probably an hour or more at the glacier. Also it gets really cold there next to...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Traveled to Alaska for 10 days with our 17 and 20 years old boys, looking for some interesting activity. There is plenty of parking near the boarding gate, you can buy tickets on the cruise, they accept any coupon. The ParkRanger on the cruise had...More

Thank CoffeeMust
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lynne f
4 October 2017|
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Response from CoffeeMust | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We visited 8/2017. The Cruise have a daily Departure at 1:30 pm. We got a ticket from Grupon and save tons of money for a family of 4.
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MichelleBaker68
19 September 2017|
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Response from CoffeeMust | Reviewed this property |
The price are Adult $89.85 Child $49.95 Look at Groupon before, you may find better ticket on it and save. Enjoy
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