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Portage Glacier Cruises

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Address: Anchorage, AK

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Great hour long boat ride right up to the glacier. Informative parks ranger does narration about everything you are seeing. The captain was cool and also full of information. My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Great hour long boat ride right up to the glacier. Informative parks ranger does narration about everything you are seeing. The captain was cool and also full of information. My pic of the view from the boat before we left the dock. Everything was so beautiful. Boat ride is smooth but can get a bit chilly on the top deck.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great employee's friendly and took a lot of time to explain glacier and history. Awesome time & will return.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Amazing landscapes, a perfect place to be peaceful, and to see wilderness, its quite. It is necessary to have a car or similar.

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McDonough, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

907 Tours with John and Susan were AWESOME! They were very knowledgeable about the history of Alaska. We really felt up close and personal to nature's beautiful wilderness!

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Sanford, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Our cruise left from from Seward, so we spent a day in Anchorage on this tour. The bus from Anchorage up to the glacier was great fun with bus driver, Louise. She had lived in Anchorage for quite awhile and knew many fun stories about its history and culture. The scenery up to the glacier was amazing itself. Turn Again... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful quick boat ride with lots of information. We saw the glacier calve and took beautiful pictures. Easy to get to and great for all ages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I almost chose not to do this cruise since it was rainy and cold, but I am so glad we did this. There is a large heated cabin with plenty of table seating. We also spent some time outside on top of the cabin. There is a Park Ranger on board as well. We got ver close to the glacier.... More 

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Athens, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The guided tour on the bus was pleasant, with a knowledge and humorous guide. The bus itself was very pleasant, and the cruise was enjoyable and guided by a park ranger. While it was windy, it was comfortable as long as you were wearing a sweater or coat. The stop at the conservation center afterwards was a lot of fun... More 

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Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We really enjoyed the 1 hour cruise on Portage Lake to see the glacier. I was able to use a coupon printed from their website to get $10 off our ticket price. The water is a beautiful color due to the glacier silt. The boat takes you really close to the glacier and gives many opportunities for photos. There is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Went yesterday and the temp was in the 80s. Being on the water, we bundled up with a wool sweater and windbreaker. As we wanted to be on top for good views, this was NOT over kill. The cruise was well done and a perfect length of time. An the glacier even calved a bit for us. The crew was... More 

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Address: Anchorage, AK
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Anchorage>  > Downtown

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