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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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One of most amazing and informative glaciers tour with hot food served and no sea sickness.

We did one cruise from Seward and it was more of sea and wild life adventure tour and most of them were sleeping while coming back coz we were so tired and most of them were sea... read more

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We did one cruise from Seward and it was more of sea and wild life adventure tour and most of them were sleeping while coming back coz we were so tired and most of them were sea sick. We were more interested in Glacier tour and we came to know about it thru one of brochures.Got damn lucky. Called them... More 

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Panama City, Florida
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We had a wonderful cruise. So much to see. Glaciers, seals, whales, goats. The on board Ranger that narrated the tour was so knowledgeable. The captain and staff were friendly and helpful. The food was decent and what you would expect.

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Flower Mound, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Exceptional cruise of the glacier areas, lots of water, air, and land wildlife, beautiful scenery. This is a great trip for any age!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

a good sized and stable boat with plenty of windows and outside deck to view the many glaciers you see on the tour. The boat also comes with complementary tea and coffee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a fantastic tour, a must see!!! We saw Puffins, Seals, and my favorite, Otters and their young! We also drank water from the Glacier (Ancient Water), and it was nothing like I have ever tasted. So clear, so clean!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked the tour at Anchorage, a day earlier, but in peak season advance booking is recommended. It is a full day activity . One has to leave ?Anchorage in time to get the tour, and it finishes in the evening. We had a great time. Would strongly recommend it.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Phillips cover all you could wish for in their 26 Glacier Tour. From the easy transfer from hotel in Anchirage to boarding the Ferry at Whittier. The Catamaran is very roomy and having allocated seats makes it fuss free. Lunch served just after setting out. We were blessed to have such perfect weather and viewing from the wrap around Windows... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You'll take a tour bus (can recommend Magic Bus) to Whittier via Turnagain Arm, where you'll board one of the Phillip's Cruise Tour catamarans. I boarded the Klondike Express, a high speed catamaran. Once onboard you are seated at a table according to your ticket. A meal is included and you'll be served either fish or chicken depending on your... More 

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Wenonah, New Jersey, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This tour is good if you find yourself in Whittier for some reason but if you just got off a cruise you probably so most of it already. They do get closer and take you to some other glaciers but it really is the same as the last few days of a cruise ship. We had to wait for several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From start to finish this trip was amazing. It was rainy and cloudy when we went but the captain and crew did their best to stop and point out all of the wildlife around. I spent 95% of the time outside (dressed in rain gear). We brought binoculars but you can also rent a set onboard. The chicken dinner meal... More 

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