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Portage Glacier Cruises

401 Portage Lake Loop, Anchorage, AK
+1 800-544-2206
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It was a great opportunity to get up close to Portage glacier. Since we were there in May we also... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Jon W
Elida, Ohio
via mobile
Nice small lake cruise

Nice lake, beautiful glacier view, boat comes very close to a glacier. Glacier is better seen when... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2016
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401 Portage Lake Loop, Anchorage, AK
+1 800-544-2206

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was a great opportunity to get up close to Portage glacier. Since we were there in May we also got to experience ice breaking with the ship. Even though it was cold we had an excellent time. The crew shared a lot of information...More

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Nice lake, beautiful glacier view, boat comes very close to a glacier. Glacier is better seen when it is cloudy - has very nice blue color.

1  Thank Vacati0nier
Reviewed 5 October 2016

amazing trip aboard the Noordam, wonderful service, room etc... loved everything about the cruise seven days from Seward, Alaska to Vancouver, BC, staff was amazing, loved talking about their homeland and asking about ours Abraham server in the pool bar outside and inside was great....More

Thank frances5228
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The drive on the Seward Highway and then Portage Glacier Road to the lake is stunning. The scenery in this part of the Kenai peninsula is absolutely fantastic. Even if you don't want to take the cruise, you should drive to the lake, stopping on...More

3  Thank Pomerols
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Not one to take long tours we signed up for the Portage Glacier Tour and Alaskan Wilderness Conservancy visit. This 4.5 hour adventure picked us up at a nearby hotel and about 26 of us rode in a luxury coach up the Seward Highway. Along...More

3  Thank Sally M
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This team is professional and will make sure that you are treated well for your money. Sign up with them and you will get to the remote glaciers and get to spend plenty of photo time, the tour is not rushed at all.

Thank MikeandDiana0424
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I traveled to Potage back in 1987 and the 90's and now 2016. I never had taken this boat trip. Although when I went earlier you could see the Glacier from the visitors center. The boat does bring you up close and personal and is...More

1  Thank runway321
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Loved this attraction. It is very humbling to be that close to a glacier that is literally history. A beautiful trip and lots of great info by guides. It is a must for travelers to Alaska to get up and personal with a glacier

Thank catipton
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had a lovely morning to take this short boat trip to the wonderful glacier the first one on our time to Alaska. Staff where informative and helpful. It was part of the best day we had in Anchorage.

Thank Ann-maree H
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Do not hesitate to take this trip. Mandatory if visiting Anchorage and Alaska. Very informative. Our guide only enhanced the experience with his enthusiasm. Thank You very much, BOB MARTIN. Your knowledge made the trip even better. We took the bus from Anchorage, traveling on...More

3  Thank bowlfer
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Jackie P
We will be staying at the Clarion Hotel in Anchorage. There are six of us. Is there transportation to the boat. If so, where would it go from, how much is it and what time? Jackie
29 October 2016|
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Response from dddtravel | Reviewed this property |
There were packages that you could purchase in the hotel lobbies for the glacier tour that included transportation to and from various anchorage hotels.
Can you walk on the glacier on your own, like hiking - separately from the boat cruise? Thank you
18 June 2016|
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Response from Melissa W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can hike around the Glacier from the road. Not from the boat dock.
Are babies allowed on the boat? if so, can we bring them in a stroller?
14 June 2016|
Response from Melissa W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, babies and strollers will fit the boat.