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Davidson Glacier

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Address: Skagway, AK
Phone Number: 9079834444
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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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This excursion definitly rates as a "must do"! The first thing you read about glaciers is their size and in that regard Davidson is not among the giants, BUT - equally important... read more

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Madison
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This excursion definitly rates as a "must do"! The first thing you read about glaciers is their size and in that regard Davidson is not among the giants, BUT - equally important is how close you get. A canoe ride, brief walk, and slightly scary wade across the melt water puts you within a stone's throw of the Davidson and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful trip. Sam and Matt led an excellent trip from the beach all the way to Davidson Glacier and back. Everything about this tour was amazing.

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Thank Todd Z
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the Davidson Glacier through Alaska Excursions out of Skagway. Read their website info carefully- It is a 60 minute fast boat ride, a brief sandwich lunch, bus ride through the woods, suiting up in foul weather gear and life vests and a short canoe trip to the glacier...then do it all (except lunch) in reverse. But it is... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were so close to the glacier can even touch it. It's amazing to see the Glacier. Beautiful scenery ! It is the same company I booked with Zipling for my girls. the company is very organized and the guides are very nice and friendly.

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Thank Linpink
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having seen many other glaciers on our Alaskan adventure, it wasn't as spectacular or blue as the others we had seen, but still a worthy visit if you are in the area

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Robert M, Director of Sales at Davidson Glacier, responded to this review

Hello Jo, and thank you for the review. Sorry you didn't feel the glacier was as impressive as others you have seen. Each glacier is vastly different from the next. As the Davidson glacier recedes over the years it is constantly changing. What we feel sets Glacier Point apart from others is that unlike the majority of experiences in Alaska... More 

Winnipeg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I went on this tour. The boat ride out was my least favorite part as it was long and the day before we had done a whale watching trip and we were on a cruise. However, it was very scenic and once we got out to our location I was not disappointed. A short bus ride and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the most exciting excursion we booked while on our cruise. We didn't book with the cruise line. The tour was soooo well organized. They pick you up at the dock outside your boat and drive you around to the small boat dock and have you board a high speed boat to sail you outside of Skagway past Haines... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an adventure!!! In awe over the scenery and experience! We had 4 adults, a 14 yr old and a 9 year old.....we all had blast! Great way to get up close and personal with a Glacier!!!! The staff were so well informed and genuinely friendly. Shout outs to Wylie, Alton, Sam, Andrew, and all the others that made this... More 

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Thank Jenn S
New Hope, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Knowledgeable and entertaining guides combined with spectacular vistas made this a first rate excursion. A big thank you to Kevin, Matt, and Sarah. Kevin, next time, you and I are doing the rapids in a canoe!

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Thank Perry S
Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best weather for the trip. Mostly blue sky with a few clouds. We could see the amazing mountain peeks that are usually covered with fog or clouds. The glacier itself is almost cartoonish. The colors are so brilliant and the cavern that it has made is beautiful. I highly recommend coming to see the glacier up close... More 

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