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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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Simply amazing and stunning

This was a fantastic journey which involved a boat ride, a bus ride, a short walk, and a canoe ride (motorized, fortunately). Then reverse it all to get back to Skagway. Oh, and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Torrance, California
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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This was a fantastic journey which involved a boat ride, a bus ride, a short walk, and a canoe ride (motorized, fortunately). Then reverse it all to get back to Skagway. Oh, and in the middle of that trek was an incredible and memorable visit to the face of Davidson Glacier. Finally getting up close to the glacier face was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This excursion was awesome. Our family feels that it was a good use of money and time. We were inspired by the crew being in the thrall of nature and their self-reliance.

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Canberra
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This tour is a great experience where you can walk right up the the leading edge of the glacier. The journey in is very easily trekked - short canoe ride followed by an easy walk of about a kilometre. The guide team at the glacier are great and provide an excellent commentary on many aspects of the glacier and the... More 

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Got off out Princess Cruise ship and sitting at the docks was a boat and crew waiting, loaded the boat and took an hour ride to the island where we loaded an old school bus, which gave us a quick tour of the island. Found our location I'll call visitor camp and everyone was outfitted with rubber pants, coats and... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is an awesome excursion. Be advised,the boat ride to Glacieroint is over an hour and can be bumpy but the scenery is beautiful. Once at the point,lunch is provided. It is basic- we got turkey sandwiches,trail mix,applesauce and bottled water. Then a school bus ride to the equipment shed for the life vests and water gear. You see you... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Much like many of the contributors have already mentioned, you take a boat from Skagway with a boat captain and a naturalist on board, arrive at the camp where you are fitted for waterproof boots and can opt to also grab a jacket. After you are geared up, you are led up a short path and placed into a canoe... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

As stated by others, you boat to a drop-off point, walk to picnic tables for a brown bag type lunch, travel by bus to a boot and rain coat shack. We hiked some more to waiting 31 foot canoes (with motors) and paddled and then relaxed our way to another drop-off point. We hiked again, this time to the glacier... More 

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Inverness, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We took a short boat ride from Skagway to the meeting point where we had a prepared lunch-think school brown bag. Hopped on a bus for a short trip to the supplies area for boots and life preservers. Then a short hike through the woods to the river and awaiting canoes, We then paddled our way to the glacier area... More 

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We took the Venture to Glacier Point tour on our Oceania cruise. It was a great experience! Tons of spectacular scenery. On the boat ride to the glacier our guide Skye talked about the marine animals, all you would need to know about glaciers, and the various points of interest. When we arrived at the glacier we were given a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

There's something very special about being able to canoe to a glacier. We saw and visited a number of glaciers on our trip but this experience was one of my favourites. The initial motor boat trip to the area was enjoyable, with a highly informative, enthusiastic naturalist, followed by a short bus trip then a walk through the forest. From... More 

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Address: Skagway, AK
Phone Number: 9079834444
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Skagway

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