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26 Glacier Cruise by Phillips Cruises and Tours

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Address: 100 W Camp Road, Cliffside Marina, Whittier, AK 99693
Phone Number: +1 907-276-8023
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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. June 18, 19, 20 and 21 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! Sincerely, Phillips Cruises & Tours, LLC

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This cruise is seriously mind blowing. We took the cruise without any expectations thinking we should probably go on the water while we were in AK. SO GLAD WE DID. The views are... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This cruise is seriously mind blowing. We took the cruise without any expectations thinking we should probably go on the water while we were in AK. SO GLAD WE DID. The views are breath taking. You feel like you are in a National Geographic documentary. The ship is impressively nice and the crew genuinely wants you to have a good... More 

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the Cruise on Phillips Glacier Cruise was Phenomonal. the Young Captain was very Knowledgable and informative. we hope to be seeing him on a Cruise again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I enjoyed the experience. Breath taking views and wildlife. Wonderful, welcoming crew, ticketing and reservation staff. Thank you so much.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the tour early in September. The meal was included with the package. The captain diverted from his route so we could see sea lions that had moved to a different area. The captain later came around checking on the passengers. I was impressed by their desire for us to have a good experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We saw orcas, bald eagles, sea otters, sea lions and glaciers. The food was good for a boat. They offer free water and coffee. They also have a snack bar with foods for purchase. We would go outside to take pictures and then come back in to warm up. The staff were patient and nice. They are also informative and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a breathtaking trip. The vessel was very clean, comfortable, including the toilets. The crew was very helpful. The sights were unforgettable. Totally worth the moolah. Not to be missed..and with the way global warming is progressing, go on this tour before all the glaciers melt away! :(

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We drive ourselves around on our holidays and were not disappointed with the drive to Whittier through the Anton Tunnel. The scenery at the entrance to the Anton tunnel is beautiful and every bit as lovely as what we saw on the day cruise. Phillips cruises were professional and excellent. The scenery is stunning and we were fortunate to have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very much enjoyed our cruise on September 7. Could have booked through the cruise ship, but it is very easy to book direct with them. Separate window for people without advance reservations. They assign seating onboard, but these are really just to store your gear and eat - most of the 5 1/2 hours you will be up and around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 5.5 hours went by quickly. The ride was very smooth on the boat and the narration was perfect. We saw porpoises, sea lions, sea otters, mountain goats, and glacial calving. The food was decent and the warm cookie towards the end of the tour was a nice touch. The bar was great, too. The bathrooms were clean!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First trip to Alaska and never seen glaciers before besides in photos and TV. The 26 Glacier Tour was wonderful. It did not seem like we were on the water for 5 hours. The captain and crew were great at spotting wildlife in the mountains and in the water. The captain expertly navigated the passages to give us the best... More 

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