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Davidson Glacier

Skagway, AK
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Giant canoe was fun

Had a great visit from Skagway to the Davidson glacier with a tour group. Loved boats and guides... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Laurie B
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Fletcher, North Carolina
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Great shore excursion

We booked this excursion directly with the operator after reading the TripAdvisor reviews, and we... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
MarkB10
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Austin, Texas
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See the Davidson Glacier up close, from the vantage point of our 30-foot Voyager Canoes. The Glacier Point Wilderness Safari brings you into the Alaskan Wilderness and gives you a taste of the “True Alaska”.Your adventure begins at your cruise ship where we’ll board a high-speed vessel made for wildlife viewing en route to an Alaskan paradise. We’ll ply the waters of the deepest Fjord in North America with a naturalist guide, watching for whales, sea lions, porpoise, and many other species of marine wildlife. We land at Glacier Point and board our Safari Buses for a short drive over the terminal moraines. Our award-winning guides share with you the wonders of this Glacial Wilderness. A quarter mile hike will lead us to the iceberg-studded lake where we’ll paddle our canoes to the face of the glacier. This is an ideal family adventure and one you won’t soon forget!
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great visit from Skagway to the Davidson glacier with a tour group. Loved boats and guides and walking on the beach. A great trip

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

We booked this excursion directly with the operator after reading the TripAdvisor reviews, and we weren't disappointed. We found out that the trip was also offered by Princess as a shore excursion. We saved $100 by booking it directly. Most of the people on our...More

6  Thank MarkB10
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Took a boat ride abit of hike and then canoe to see this amazing sight so close you can touch it almost. Can never get enough of the wonder of a glacier and the colours the best blues. See it before it goes.

2  Thank margaret c
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Start with a boat ride to be dropped off and met for a short 10 minute bus ride to the shacks where you are provided complete rain gear. Once all outfitted, a moderate walk as the path is not smooth, roots must be walked around,...More

1  Thank Redcopper2009
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Thanks to Nick for his wonderful humour and commentary, but we didn't see any bears and would like a refund lol! It was rainy, windy and sooo cold but we loved it! A raw and wild adventure in the Alaskan wilderness! Would do it again...More

1  Thank Kim C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

It was awesome to stand at this beautiful glacier. The color of the ice was unbelievable. Our guide Nick did a wonderful job. Pictures can't replace being there.

1  Thank traveler6210
Reviewed 9 September 2017

The guides were awesome. All the guys were so knowledgeable about the area and the glaciers. Enjoyed the boat trip to the island and then took a bus ride into the camp area. Took short hike and then we paddled a canoe over to the...More

Thank ethelcumpton
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were on a cruise and took this as an excursion. We went by boat to a site where we then boarded a bus to a 'home camp'. Once we were outfitted with watertight gear, we boarded canoes and teams of we paddled to the...More

Thank jtdanza
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I went on an Alaskan Cruise in August of this year and looked at a lot of the excursions offered. I settled on this one because of all the different things you get to do. We took a boat ride, then a short ride on...More

2  Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We sat here for an hour on our cruise ship admiring this spectacle of the earth's past. It is a wonder to behold. You may even get a chance to witness some blue ice bergs

1  Thank browncondo2102
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vknight5
20 January 2018|
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Response from TomJayhawker | Reviewed this property |
We booked this excursion directly with Alaska Excursions who own the excursion: alaskaexcursions 907-983-4444
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KatrinaVanTassel
10 November 2017|
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I don't think time of the day matters. We took 13:30 tour that started with lunch served outdoor with stunning views and it was absolutely perfect. What matters is the weather but can't do anything about that.
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Mary B
14 July 2017|
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Response from merolfe46 | Reviewed this property |
I think the distance is between 1/4 to 1/2 mike none of the walks are steep. With an arm to hang on to you should be fine . The walk to the glacier is like walking through semi hard sand. The trail through the forest is... More
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