Spencer Glacier Iceberg Kayak and Hike from Anchorage

Depart from Anchorage and travel along beautiful Cook Inlet by train for a guided kayaking adventure with great glacier views.

  • Starting at: $339 / per person
  • Duration: 13 hours
  • Departure Time: Daily at 9:45am
  • Dates: May 29 - September 15, 2021
  • Physical Activity: No experience is necessary, but previous paddling experience is highly recommended. This paddle should be considered a “moderate activity”. We recommend that you are capable of a few hours of easy to moderate upper body and cardio exercise each day. You will be asked to fill out a waiver form before departure.
  • Child Age: 7 year old minimum

Tour Overview

On this active outdoor Anchorage day tour experience beautiful scenery, blue icebergs and a majestic glacier! Arrive at Spencer Glacier Whistle Stop aboard the Alaska Railroad. After a short 1 mile van ride your guide will outfit you in paddling gear and give a kayaking and safety briefing. The paddle includes outstanding views of the glacier and icebergs floating in Spencer Lake with photo and rest stops to learn about interesting local wildlife, icebergs, history and glaciology. Guests will unload from the kayaks and hike from Kayak cove back to the Whistle stop. The 5 hours spent at Spencer includes iceberg kayaking and trail hiking. Then travel back to Anchorage via train.

Please note this trip operates in ALL weather conditions. The train ride from Anchorage to Spencer Whistle Stop takes about 4 hours and the train ride from Spencer Whistle Stop back to Anchorage takes about 2 hours.

What's Included

  • Roundtrip train transportation from Anchorage
  • Services of knowledgeable guides
  • Kayak and all kayaking gear
  • Deli style lunch
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Transfers to/from the Anchorage rail depot.

Required at Booking

Full names as they appear on identification, dates of birth, heights, body weights and shoe sizes.

Special Terms

A 4-person minimum is required for this tour to operate. Children have to be at least 7 years old to participate in this tour. Min. weight 50 pounds / max. weight 290 pounds; max. height 6'7"; max. waist size 44"; max. shoe size 14 US Men.


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