Whittier, Alaska is the gateway to beautiful Prince William Sound. Home to an abundance of glaciers and wildlife, Prince William Sound is one of Alaska’s most picturesque marine environments. Enjoy a day cruise on the calm waters of the Sound for a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
This full-day Alaska glacier cruise adventure in Prince William Sound begins with a transfer to Whittier from downtown Anchorage via coach or rail. On arrival in Whittier, you board a high-speed catamaran for your cruise through Prince William Sound’s calm waters. Watch for sea otters, whales and birds as you travel through glacier-filled College and Harrimann Fjords. This glacier cruise tour in Southcentral Alaska provides an excellent opportunity to witness glacier calving.
Prince William Sound / 26 Glacier Cruise with roundtrip Motorcoach
(Thursday – Sunday only!)
Depart Anchorage via Motorcoach: between 8:45H and 9:30H / Arrive Whittier: 11:30H
Depart Whittier via Motorcoach: 18:00H / Arrive Anchorage: 19:30H
Duration: 10 hours
Prince William Sound / 26 Glacier Cruise with roundtrip Alaska Railroad
Depart Anchorage via Alaska Railroad: 9:45H / Arrive Whittier: 12:05H
Depart Whittier via Alaska Railroad: 18:45H / Arrive Anchorage: 21:15H
Duration: 11.5 hours
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Tour with roundtrip Motorcoach Transfers: Thursday - Sunday only, July 10 to Sep 7
Tour with roundtrip Train Transfers: May 15, 18, 22 and daily departures May 25 to Sep 7
The program will include a combination of hotels or motels that are considered moderate to standard tourist class. Please be aware not all hotels have shuttle services.
If you would like to book the standard program but with upgraded rail seating, the option and surcharge will be listed when you save to your cart.
The program will include standard rooms at this category of hotel where possible. Alaska has very limited hotel choices in remote areas and small towns. The properties will typically offer a wider range of services such as a full-service restaurant, room service and perhaps a pool or spa facilities. Please be aware the upgraded accommodations in downtown Anchorage do not have hotel shuttle services. Many of the upgraded hotels also offer guaranteed view rooms for additional cost. If you would like a specific room type, in addition to the upgraded program, please ask us about availability and cost difference.
All journeys between Anchorage and Whittier are in standard seating as deluxe dome cars are not available on that route.