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Davidson Glacier

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Address: Skagway, AK
Phone Number: 9079834444
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See the Davidson Glacier up close, from the vantage point of our...

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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A great way to get up close to a glacier. It's hard to imagine that ice has been frozen for thousands of years.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great way to get up close to a glacier. It's hard to imagine that ice has been frozen for thousands of years.

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Bathurst, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Glacier Point Wilderness Safari to the Davidson Glacier is a great all-round experience involving boat, canoe and foot travel. A fascinating insight into the formation of glaciers and how the landscape is shaped and altered by their incredible power. The hike from the gear shed to the canoe is through forest that has grown in the terminal moraine left... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great trip! We had to get properly suited up in rain gear, then walk to the lake get in a canoe and head out to the glacier. It was a misty day but it did not dampen the enthusiasm the whole group(cruise excursion)had for our adventure. We learned so much about glacier formation, glacier lake formation, which... More 

Thank nanaspansygirl
Oxnard, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

From Erin, Allie and Georgia our shuttle drivers to Megan and Captain Ray our boat tour guides to Danny our wilderness guide, our whole trip and experience was awesome! All staff were friendly and extremely knowledgeable. I would recommend this excursion to anyone going on an Alaskan cruise.

2 Thank Russ918
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Glacier Point Wilderness Safari is the BEST choice you can make when looking for a semi-adventurous nature excursion and visit to a beautiful ever-changing glacier. Dress in layers as our day started cool and ended warm - you never know in Alaska. The boat ride to Glacier Point was smooth, fun and full of scenery and surprise views of waterfalls,... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

My favorite excursion. James did an awesome job leading us thru paddling our canoes, to hiking to the glacier and back again. Awesomeness.

Thank Trina N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We did several excursions on our recent Ruby Princess cruise, but this was by far the standout! Here's the drill: 1 1/2 hour boat ride with Captain Dan, then driven by school bus for 10 minutes to a pavilion where we donned rubber boots, pants, coats, and life jackets. Then a 10-minute walk through a rain forest until we arrived... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is a great experience that can't be missed! The guides that take you on the journey are top notch. Its really great to see their passion and how they transfer that passion to the group. The glacier is truly awesome ! Highlight of our trip Thanks guys!!!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Camping next to Davidson Glacier and Ice Climbing everyday for 6 days and learning all about crevasse rescue and abseiling into bottomless like sink holes is simply a dream come true!

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132 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

These guys did glacier viewing right. We were thoroughly entertained and educated the entire time. I completely recommend.

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