The cruise was amazing! Many stops, knowledgeable staff. Bring good binoculars and warm layers--the cruise is chilly and windy. The only thing I (and other vegetarians sitting... read more
Phillips Cruises & Tours, LLC operates daily glacier and wildlife...
Phillips Cruises & Tours, LLC operates daily glacier and wildlife cruises from Whittier into Prince William Sound. We are located just 1.5 hours south of Anchorage. Our glacier cruises can easily be accessed by car, coach and rail service departing from Anchorage.
Our summer season runs May 6 - September 30, 2016.
26 Glacier Cruise - Our most popular choice!
A journey into Prince William Sound is unforgettable. Explore the serenity of Esther Passage, view majestic alpine and tidewater glaciers in College and Harriman Fjord while traveling in luxurious comfort aboard the Klondike Express, the fastest catamaran in Alaska.
May 6 - September 30, 2016
Departing from Whittier at 12:30 p.m.
Returning to pier at 5:30 p.m.
$149 Adult, $89 Child, plus $19.95 tax/fees
Glacier Quest Cruise - Great choice for families with children!
Cruise into magnificent Blackstone Bay, home to seven glaciers and Yosemite-scale waterfalls. Watch for playful sea otters, harbor seals, kittiwakes, bears, whales or mountain goats.
May 14 - September 11, 2016
Departing from Whittier at 1:00 p.m.
Returning to pier at 4:45 p.m.
$99 Adult, $59 Child, plus taxes/fees
Sunset Glacier Cruise - A magical evening! **New for 2016!**
Sunset brings a different light to the glaciers of Blackstone Bay. Join us for evening cruise on board a high speed catamaran to explore the land of the midnight sun.
Solstice weekend departures, June 18, 19, 20 and 21
Evening departures July 1 - August 15, 2016
Departing from Whittier at 7:15 p.m.
Returning to pier at 9:45 p.m.
$109 Adult, $69 Child, plus taxes/fees
Our cruises include a complimentary hot meal, reserved indoor seating, full-service bar and snacks for purchase, restroom equipped, and no seasickness guarantee. U.S. Forest Service rangers join us on the 26 Glacier Cruise and Glacier Quest Cruise to provide narration. Our Captain and crew provide the narration on our Sunset Glacier Cruise.
Our cruises depart from 100 W Camp Road, Whittier Alaska which is 1.5 hours south of Anchorage. If driving, allow proper timing to enter the tunnel which operates on a schedule for one way traffic. The Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel is North Americas longest shared tunnel in North America. The tunnel provides one way service to Whittier on an alternating schedule. We recommend taking the 10:30 a.m. tunnel for the 26 Glacier Cruise, the 11:30 a.m. tunnel for the Glacier Quest Cruise and the 6:30 p.m . tunnel for the Sunset Glacier Cruise. More information is available for the Whittier Tunnel and the City of Whittier. Upon Arrival in Whittier, drive one mile to the Cliffside Marina parking lot where you'll see our ticket office with a red roof and a big yellow triangle.
Some additional information to assist with Getting To Us -
- Whittier Tunnel charges $13* round trip for standard vehicles
- Handicap parking is available in the Cliffside Marina lot for $12*
- Car and RV parking is available in the Public Lot for $7-$15*
*Please be advised that tunnel and parking rates are set by the entities that operate these services and may change prior to next season.
If you are interested in booking one of our glacier and wildlife cruises, please call us or visit our website for online reservations.
We hope to see you soon!
Phillips Cruises & Tours, LLC