Prince William Sound 26 Glacier Cruise from Girdwood

Travel by train from Girdwood to Whittier to embark on a comfortable cruise vessel providing up-close glacier viewing.

  • Starting at: $313 / per person
  • Duration: 8.5 to 9 hours
  • Departure Time: 11:00am
  • Dates: May 28 - September 11, 2022, daily
  • Child Rate: $167 / per child
  • Child Age: 2 to 11 years old

Tour Overview

This glacier cruise out of Girdwood, Alaska shows you some of southcentral Alaska’s best treasures. 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.

Take part on this full-day adventure by cruise to Whittier in Prince William Sound. Depart from Girdwood, Alaska via the Alaska Railroad to Whittier then take a high-speed catamaran for your cruise through Prince William Sound and watch for sea otters, whales and birds as you travel through glacier-filled College and Harriman Fjords. This Alaska day cruise provides an excellent opportunity to learn about and watch glaciers “calving”.

What's Included

  • Roundtrip train from Girdwood to Whittier
  • Prince William Sound cruise with lunch
  • All taxes and fees

Required at Booking

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Special Terms

Please note the 26 Glacier Cruise option from Girdwood is only available via Alaska Railroad. The cruise itself is 5 hours long.

Browse Dates & Rates

Our Standard Program Includes:

2 and 3 star hotel accommodations.

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.

Standard train car seating on all rail services (reserved seats).

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.

Our Upgraded Program Includes:

* 3 and 4 star hotels (best available) wherever possible.

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.

Deluxe dome train car seating between Anchorage, Denali and Fairbanks, or Anchorage and Seward.

All journeys between Anchorage and Whittier are in standard seating as deluxe dome cars are not available on that route.

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