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26 Glacier Cruise by Phillips Cruises and Tours

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I lost count of the glaciers -- did I see 26? -- but enjoyed the cruise

We took the Alaska Railroad's Glacier Discovery Train to Whittier from Anchorage, and then bought... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
victorsN2770KS
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Hackensack, New Jersey
We took the Glacier Quest excursion

We had planned on the longer 26 Glacier ride, but were switched to the shorter one due to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
gpaisie
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Chicago, Illinois
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Phillips Cruises & Tours, LLC operates state-of-the-art catamarans to view the beauty of Prince William Sound's massive glaciers and curious wildlife in one day from Whittier, Alaska. Ask about our No Seasickness Guarantee. **The 26 Glacier Cruise...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took the Alaska Railroad's Glacier Discovery Train to Whittier from Anchorage, and then bought two seats on the 26 Glacier Cruise, which cost us $178.95 each for seats at a table facing forward and a light lunch. The round-trip train ride was another $100...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had planned on the longer 26 Glacier ride, but were switched to the shorter one due to mechanical problems (we were contacted a few days ahead of time and given the choice of a refund of the difference in cost, or cancelling with no...More

Thank gpaisie
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had booked the 26 Glacier Cruise, but there was an issue with the boat, so we ended up doing a different cruise that Phillips Cruises booked us on. Slightly shorter, but still great! They refunded the difference in cost, and still took note of...More

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The bus journey from Anchorage was most comfortable and the bus design allowed for uninhibited views. Two excellent stops along the way to Wittier set the expectations for the cruise. We were not disappointed. We had the benefit of excellent weather which added to the...More

Thank dhkirk2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour lasts around 5 hours. It was really foggy when we left the dock but that's okay because they had prepared our lunch for us to enjoy while they headed out to the glaciers. While we didn't see any whales we did see sea...More

Thank randyt926
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing day on the Phillip's Cruises and tours catamaran. Very well run operation. Clean restrooms and boarding area. Lunch was served after departure. Several options available that you pre-order. We had the Salmon Chowder and it was excellent. Served with a vegetable slaw, roll and...More

Thank Pattislater
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although our cruise started off with a drizzle, we were rewarded with rainbows, bears, otters, sea lions, and lots of glaciers. The food was very good. We even had glacier ice in our beverage. Enjoyed the junior rangers helping the park ranger. The staff was...More

Thank FrancesE127
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were originally booked for this cruise but received notice that due to mechanical problems, the ship could not go out but we were transferred to the Glacier Quest cruise. Although we did spend a nice day, we saw none of the sea life like...More

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Lisa K, Guest Relations Manager at 26 Glacier Cruise by Phillips Cruises and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for cruising with us and your flexibility in transferring to our Glacier Quest Cruise. We are glad you had a nice day on board. The wildlife in Prince William Sound will follow the food source so our opportunity to view them changes throughout...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the tour on an overcast / misty rainy day so I was concerned about seeing glaciers since there was such low cloud cover. I didn't get to see 26 glaciers but rather about 10 of them which was still neat. As you arrive,...More

Thank Laurie L
Lisa K, Guest Relations Manager at 26 Glacier Cruise by Phillips Cruises and Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming to Alaska and choosing Phillips Cruises & Tours. We are glad you had a nice trip and enjoyed so many aspects of the cruise and the boat. We hope you can join us again. Safe travels!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastilc tour of the fjords, waterfalls, and glaciers of the Whittier AK area. great crew, good food, and a superb day with great weather and awesome scenery

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susiesan1
August 21, 2018|
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Response from Lisa K | Property representative |
Official Representative of Phillips Cruises & Tours, LLC We look forward to seeing you in Whittier, Alaska soon! There are both coach ($60) and rail ($86) options between Anchorage and Whittier. Both must be booked in... More
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GG5
August 14, 2018|
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Official Representative of Phillips Cruises & Tours, LLC Dear GG5, Our complimentary wild Alaska smoked salmon chowder contains dairy products. To review the full list of ingredients, please visit "The Experience" tab on... More
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brenda C
August 13, 2018|
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Response from CambriaP3 | Property representative |
Hi Brenda, The 26 Glacier Cruise is a 5 hour cruise that departs Whittier at 12:30pm and returns at 5:30pm. The Glacier Quest Cruise departs Whittier at 1:00pm and returns at 4:45pm and is a total of 3 hours and 45 minutes... More
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