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Davidson Glacier

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Address: , Skagway, AK
Phone Number: 9079834444
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Description: See the Davidson Glacier up close, from the vantage point of our 30-foot...
See the Davidson Glacier up close, from the vantage point of our 30-foot Voyager Canoes. The Glacier Point Wilderness Safari brings you into the Alaskan Wilderness and gives you a taste of the “True Alaska”.Your adventure begins at your cruise ship where we’ll board a high-speed vessel made for wildlife viewing en route to an Alaskan paradise. We’ll ply the waters of the deepest Fjord in North America with a naturalist guide, watching for whales, sea lions, porpoise, and many other species of marine wildlife. We land at Glacier Point and board our Safari Buses for a short drive over the terminal moraines. Our award-winning guides share with you the wonders of this Glacial Wilderness. A quarter mile hike will lead us to the iceberg-studded lake where we’ll paddle our canoes to the face of the glacier. This is an ideal family adventure and one you won’t soon forget!
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Wilderness Glacier Safari!

A fantastic excursion to the Davidson Glacier if you get the chance in Skagway. Our journey began with Megan and Captain Ray who took us on about an hour ride towards the glacier... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

A fantastic excursion to the Davidson Glacier if you get the chance in Skagway. Our journey began with Megan and Captain Ray who took us on about an hour ride towards the glacier. Megan kept us entertained every minute of the way(thankful for her ADD). A very knowledgable guide with a great sense of humor. Captain Ray also kept his... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Let me begin that anyone who gives this a negative review, is being ridiculous, because I'd like you to tell me when is it you see Glacier everyday. Our tour guide Thomas (if I remember his name correctly) was awesome. Very informative about the area and he was helpful in any questions you had. This excursion was booked directly with... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I did this excursion through the Princess Cruise excursions. We left from the Skagway port aboard a 20 person boat for one hour through the waters going past Haines - the views on the way are incredible - seeing eagles and seals on the way. We arrived at this place where the tour guides actually stay in cabins for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We just did this excursion yesterday and it was amazing. We were able to get all the way up to touch the glacier and it was really cool, pun intended. The best part was the amazing staff. They take care of all your needs as well as being entertaining and informative. Awesome time, strongly recommend if you are in the... More 

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Clinton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Loved this excursion!! Went via high speed boat 75 minutes throught the fiords from Skagway where we then landed and had lunch on a remote beach. We were then bussed a short distance to a camp where we were outfitted with water tight boots, warm gear and life jackets (they really do provide all the foul weather gear you would... More 

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Temperance, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Amazing experience. Megan and Captain Ray made the hour boat ride seem like it was just 5 minutes. So entertaining and full of stories about what we were seeing. Daniel and Sam took us canoeing up to the glacier, pointing out the changes in the glacier and surrounding area, allowing the children in the group to explore the glacier itself,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My family of 5 (including 3 teenagers) had a great time on this excursion from our cruise. The guides were knowledgable and enthusiastic as well as funny. It was the highlight of our trip to Alaska. The boat Captain Dave and his naturalist Emily were great on the trips to and from Glacier Point where the slowed the boat down... More 

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Johnston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We started out with a boat ride to the glacier stopping at waterfall along the way so we could take pictures. After arriving at the site we got on a bus for a short ride and then were fitted with life jackets for our trip. We got to walk right up to the glacier for pictures---fantastic experience!!

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Bridgewater, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We booked this excursion directly with Alaskan Excursion for a couple reasons but the main reason was they allow younger kids on the excursion then Disney Cruise Line does, plus it's cheaper booking direct. We travelled on this excursion with a group of 8 ranging in ages from 9 to 47. The hour boat ride from Skagway to the Davison... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This is a great trip. You really do 2 hikes to the glacier...one from the camp to the canoes and the other from the canoe to the glacier (which is a little rocky especially in the boots they have you wear). It was no problem for our 8 and 11 year old girls. The glacier guides were fun and enthusiastic.... More 

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