Spencer Glacier Iceberg Kayak and Hike from Girdwood

Ride the Alaska Railroad from Portage to Spencer Lake trail for a guided hiking and paddle adventure.

  • Starting at: $339 / per person
  • Duration: 9 - 9.5 hours
  • Departure Time: Daily at 12:00pm
  • Dates: May 23 - September 16, 2020
  • 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

** Not currently accepting new 2020 reservations **

Experience beautiful scenery, blue icebergs and a majestic glacier! Transfer from Girdwood to the Portage train station provided. After a short but scenic train ride, 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 Girdwood via train and van transfer.

Please note this tour operates in ALL weather, please dress accordingly.

What's Included

  • Roundtrip transfers from Girdwood
  • Services of knowledgeable guides
  • Kayak and all kayaking gear
  • Deli style lunch
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Transportation to or from Girdwood.

Required at Booking

Full names as they appear on identification, dates of birth, body weights, heights 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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Thank you for your interest in touring Alaska! We do not have next year's pricing and itinerary finalized for this tour yet. If you are in the initial planning stages, please feel free to continue to peruse our website for ideas. If you would like estimated pricing, please contact us at 1-866-317-3325 or fill out the form below.

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Starting at: $2149 / per person

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