Prince William Sound with Surprise Glacier from Anchorage

Travel on the Alaska Railroad from Anchorage to Whittier for a scenic day cruise.

  • Starting at: $288 / per person
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Departure Time: Daily at 9:45am
  • Dates: May 26- September 16, 2018 (as well as May 19, 23)
  • Highlights: Enjoy a day cruise on the calm waters of Prince William Sound for a once-in-a-lifetime Alaska experience.
  • Child Rate: $102 / per child
  • Child Age: 2 to 11 years old

Tour Overview

This full-day glacier cruise in Prince William Sound begins with a transfer to Whittier from downtown Anchorage via the Alaska Railroad. On arrival in Whittier, you board a smooth sailing catamaran for your day cruise through Prince William Sound. Along the way to Surprise Glacier you will see a working salmon hatchery, and watch for sea otters and birds and other marine wildlife. Home to an abundance of glaciers and wildlife, Prince William Sound is one of Alaska’s most picturesque marine environments. This Alaska day cruise from Whittier provides excellent opportunities to witness glaciers calving.

What's Included

  • Roundtrip transfers Anchorage to Whittier
  • Prince William Sound cruise with lunch
  • All taxes and fees

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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