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Address: 423 E 5th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501-2634
Phone Number:
+1 907-764-2067
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Visit Anchorage's most popular attractions: Glacier & Wildlife Explorer...

Visit Anchorage's most popular attractions: Glacier & Wildlife Explorer Tour

Turnagain Arm, Potter Marsh, Beluga Point, Portage Glacier and The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.Our guided half-day adventure along scenic Turnagain Arm offers a one hour spectacular glacier cruise and non-stop wildlife. See Potter Marsh and mountain scenery where Dahl sheep are often spotted on the rocky cliffs. The waters along the way offers the best chance of seeing some of Cook Inlet's 350 Beluga whales.Visit Portage Glacier-Alaska's second most visited attraction. Board a one-hour cruise, which is narrated by a U.S. Forest Service Park Ranger. View icebergs and get 300 feet from the glacier, where you can listen for the unmistakable rumbling of an active calving glacier.At the 140-acre Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center get an up-close experience of impressive bears, moose, bison, elk, reindeer, musk ox, and more...This is a picturesque holiday of a lifetime!

Anchorage All Around City Tour:

Our fully customized, 3 hour, All Around City Tour of Anchorage is the best way to see the top sights & attractions that are located at the far corners of Anchorage.

Tour Includes: Most of Anchorage’s popular sites in town

Alaska Wild Berry Products, Ship Creek, Earthquake Park, Point Woronzof, University of Alaska, the Ulu Factory, even the Alaska Native Hospital where you will see one of Alaska’s largest collection of Native Art.

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US$89.00*
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Wildlife and Turnagain Arm Tour
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Anchorage All Around City Tour
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Portage Glacier Cruise and Wildlife Explorer Tour

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Glacier and Wildlife Tour

We met the group in the parking lot across the street from our hotel. We were in a group of about nine including the driver (Ben). We hit the road heading for Portage Glacier... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Salena2014
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

We met the group in the parking lot across the street from our hotel. We were in a group of about nine including the driver (Ben). We hit the road heading for Portage Glacier. As we’re traveling down the road hugging the shore, the views are spectacular. We made a couple stops, the first, was at a lake tucked away... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went out on a boat to check out some of the ocean views, beautiful scenery lots to see well worth the price of admission.

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Thank Che1977
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

The company name says it all! This is literally the BEST tour I have ever been on. Ben is the most wonderful person you will ever meet. This guy LOVES doing his tours! He himself is an Alaskan Native and the history he shared with us was so enriching. We made several comfortable stops. Every tour is custom and dependent... More 

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2 Thank Nemesi M
Gainesville, Virginia
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Ben picked us up in the van but since there were only two of us, he switched to his more comfortable car. We had a blast going through the stops. As an Alaskan Native, his perspective was refreshing and interesting. He stopped by a friend's house on the way to WCC to show us some really amazing chain saw sculptures.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I took the Anchorage City Tour and Portage Glacier Cruise in 1 day and Ben was our guide. I relied on the reviews here which mostly stated how good and professional Ben is. However, I was utterly disappointed. I did not like Ben at all. In the city tour, there were only a total of 4 people in the van.... More 

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Martin G, Manager at Alaska's Finest Tours & Cruises - Tours, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you felt rushed on our tours. At all stops on our city tour we allow for 20 to 25 minutes in order to complete the tour in the allotted 3 ½ hours. The City tour on that day was exactly as written. We went to see Salmon Spawning in the river at Ship Creek,... More 

San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Visited Anchorage with my partner in early August 2016. I was pleasantly surprised with the nice restaurants, outdoor activities, and lively happy hours. The most amazing part of our trip was the visit to Portage Glacier booked through Alaska Finest Tours and Cruises. The cruise offered unbelievable views and got really close to the glacier for some fantastic pictures. I... More 

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Thank Javier I
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Ben is so knowledgeable. He knows just the right stops! Spent 7 hours on two tours and enjoyed every minute. The best

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I toured with Ben for a city tour and Conservation/Turnagain arm tour. Overall the experience was great. Ben knows a lot about the land, culture and history. He answered all of our questions with no problem. We were the only ones to book the city tour with him since it was the end of tourist season, but... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Ben gave us a thorough tour and insider perspective of the beautiful Alaska. Portage Glacier boat tour was a calm cruise that took us to a impressive glacier, if you're lucky you can witness the chunks of glacier break off! He took us to see the wild life refuge, beluga sightings, and also rare tidal bore surf. Very informative and... More 

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Thank Jayson G
Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We had an incredible time on our day tour hosted by Ben. This was one of the most informative tours we have even been on. It was our first trip to Alaska and we learned so much more than if we had tried to do this solo. The guide out of his way to share the local culture and sights... More 

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