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Glacier Discovery Tour provided by Planet Earth Adventures

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Glacier Discovery Tour

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  • 1
    Beluga Point
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pass by
    Seward Highway
  • 2
    Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Portage Glacier
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
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Departure Point
Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional Local Guide
  • Professional photographer guide (when available)
  • Bottled water
  • Light snacks
  • Spanish-speaking guide (when available)
  • Entry/Admission - Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Pickups from private homes, apartments or B&B's. If this is your case, please contact the supplier for the nearest pick up location
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide.
  • A minimum number of people per booking is required for this tour to operate.
  • Glacier Cruise portion of the tour is subject to weather conditions.
  • Activity level: EASY.
  • Guests should be able to walk short distances on uneven ground. Trail surfaces vary from paved to uneven natural terrain. Tour participants must be able to walk a short distance and be able to get in/out of the tour vehicle with minimal assistance. We strongly recommend that guests requiring assistance be accompanied by a companion who is capable of, and totally responsible for, providing assistance. Neither Planet Earth Adventures nor our suppliers may physically lift or assist guests onto transportation vehicles or otherwise.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • We have limited number of infant/child seats. These must be requested in advance if you have a child. If it is NOT requested at the time of booking, we will NOT have them on the day of the tour.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Stacy wrote a review Jun 2020
Fort Worth, Texas1 contribution
This trip was amazing. Albert did an awesome job as our guide, he was very informative and patient with all our questions. With what was going on in the world part of our tour was cancelled but Albert made sure we were made whole and did some different topics with us. I would
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Date of experience: June 2020
Response from Albert M, Owner at Glacier Discovery Tour
Responded 8 Jul 2020
Thank you for taking the time to review us. I am happy that you enjoyed the tour. We love Alaska and love sharing it with our guests. It was great to meet you and travel with you during these challenging times.
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elarMichigan wrote a review Sep 2019
Michigan19 contributions8 helpful votes
Our guide, Albert, was an incredible source of knowledge. He arrived on time and gave great narration throughout. He had everything timed exactly right; we never could have seen all that we did on our own. I would give 6 stars if it were possible.
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RoadWarrior89 wrote a review Aug 2019
Arlington, Texas37 contributions13 helpful votes
I was in Anchorage for business and wanted a tour that would allow me to see the area, this tour did not disappoint! I booked the 6 hour Glacier Discovery Tour and Julie was a friendly and knowledgeable guide. She even made a few extra stops to let us see a few extra sights
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Date of experience: July 2019
CLb wrote a review Aug 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Fun Day. Our driver guide Scot was fun to be with and very knowledgeable of the area interspersed with personal experiences. We had one of those sunny perfect days. Leisurely tour for about 8 hours. Lucky to see a bore tide in the Turnagain arm, very nice views of the Portage
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Date of experience: August 2019
Carol B wrote a review Aug 2019
14 contributions2 helpful votes
Scott Sloan lead our group and he was a wealth of knowledge on geology, biology, anthropology, and history. We met him at a local hotel and for the rest of the day he kept us fascinated and engaged. We even stopped to pick blueberries! There were very few questions he didn't
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Date of experience: August 2019
About the operator

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By: Planet Earth Adventures
Very Passionate and Educational Experience!
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It was great
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Julie, was fantastic tour guide with extreme knowledge and full of life. Best tour we had in Alaska. Went above and
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A super week in Alaska thanks to Albert and Scott!!
As an experienced traveler I have become very particular about locations, venues, and tours. That was especially t
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Tony H
An amazing company
We can only give praise of the highest level for the quality of the personnel and content of this tour. The value f
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Jack D
Wonderful tour and ourstanding tour guide
Albert was one of the best tour guides we have ever had. He was quick to return calls prior to the tour and picked
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Jodi R
Our bear "fix" was finally met!
We are so happy that we took this tour. Matt, our guide, was fantastic and made several stops so we could see the
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Planet Earth Adventures is the BEST
I am a senior travel agent and have been in the business almost 25 years. I have taken many tours throughout my tra
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Great Experience, lots to see!
Really loved being chauffeured around up and down the Turnagain leg then over to the wildlife refuge then to Girdwo
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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