26 Glacier Cruise

5 hour cruise from/to Whittier

Your cruise starts in Whittier and takes you deep into Prince William Sound. You will get face to face with 26 "named" glaciers and many more unnamed. Keep your eyes open for bald eagles, sea otters and even humpback whales on this 140 mile cruise. Custom narration by a Chugach National Forest Service Ranger makes sure you learn everything about this spectacular region.

Photo credit: Phillips Cruises & Tours

Tour Summary

The 26 Glacier Cruise travels 140 miles into Prince William Sound where you will see 26 “named” glaciers and many more unnamed. You get face to face with these towering masses of ice, so close you can “hear” the glaciers move and gaze at their brilliant blue hues.

On the 26 Glacier Cruise, you will see several types of glaciers, including Alpine (hanging), Piedmont and Tidewater. Glacier calvings (when broken pieces of ice fall into the water and become icebergs) are normally seen on each cruise. Many different animals call this area home; bald eagles are commonly seen fishing in the area, it is not uncommon to see humpback whales plus sea otters are almost always present.

Meal Options

Every guest has a choice from one of the following options:
•  Chowder: Wild Alaska smoked salmon chowder
•  Chili: Hearty vegetarian chili (gluten free)
The entree selected is served with a fresh Julienne vegetable salad, a multi-grain roll (gluten free sides are served with the chili upon request) and butter pat, a fruit cup, oyster crackers, and a polar smooch candy.
•  Kids Meal (age 2-11): Features an all beef hotdog, fruit cup and a bag of chips

Tour departs Whittier at 12.30PM and returns at 5.30PM
Departs from May 11 to October 7, 2017

The Ship

The Klondike Express is the largest, fastest and most luxurious catamaran in all of Alaska. This 137-foot, high-speed catamaran holds 332 passengers on three decks, two of which are enclosed and heated and there is an inside seat and table for every passenger on board. A saloon, snack bar, gift shop and seven restrooms are a few of the other amenities available.
A complimentary lunch is included. You can select from 2 different meal options. It is served about one hour after the boat leaves the harbor.

Rates 2017

Available from May 11 to October 7, 2017

  • Price per person

    $179
    Booking Code PCT1

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Use this form to request a non-binding quote for the 26 Glacier Cruise. One of our destination specialists will contact you shortly with specific pricing and itinerary information. You can then choose to confirm the reservation.

You can use the box below to let us know about any additions or changes you would like to make to the tour.

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