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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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AMAZING Day!!

These guys really love what they do. Getting a job here is very difficult and competitive. I can see why. What an office view! Jo Jo, our naturalist, was a wealth of information... read more

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

These guys really love what they do. Getting a job here is very difficult and competitive. I can see why. What an office view! Jo Jo, our naturalist, was a wealth of information on our way out to the glacier. That part of the trip takes a little over an hour on a boat and is well worth the ride... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can't say enough good things about this excursion. My husband and I are in our 60's, as were many other folks with us on this tour. We boarded a 26-passenger boat in Haines and sped across the frigid waters while our naturalist guide explained about the geography and history of the area. Extremely knowledgeable and informative and we enjoyed... More 

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To visit the Davidson Glacier, we booked the Glacier Point Wilderness Safari excursion through Alaska Excursions when our cruise ship visited Skagway. We were picked up near our cruise ship and taken to a nearby marina and boarded a boat for our trip to the Davidson Glacier. Connor, our captain and Alyse, our naturalist took great care of us during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We traveled from Haines via high speed boat to Glacier Point With guide Ben. Greeted by Sarah and Jake on shore. They fed us a sandwich and the a short bus ride over a dirt road. There we donned rubber boats - no rain gear today. A short walk to the river. We paddled out then turned on the outboard... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We can't say enough about this excursion! We had such a great time! It was nice to have it broken up by the different parts as well. The first 70 minutes was the boat ride out to the campground area for the guides. The guide on our boat (Elyse) gave us a bunch of information about Skagway and the waterways... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The view of the glacier was amazing! Saw humpback whales and sea lions and sea otters along the way also! Was most amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was great - we really enjoyed the excursion. We had a great captain and guide (elise & connor) on the boat ride to Glacier Point - Elise pointed out the many bald eagles on the way and on the way back they stopped to let us see a sea lion rookery. The canoe ride and glacier visit were pretty... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of our favorite outings while visiting Alaska. Well organized operation that integrates a jet boat ride (site seeing, saw dolphins, sea lions, bald eagles), short hike through rain forest, easy canoe ride (didn't need to do much paddling since the canoe had a motor), and an opportunity to hike out to and get close and personal with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The guides live on the Island and clearly love their jobs. They are very informative and entertaining. The only drawback was hiking a bit over the rocks wearing rubber boots. Rough on the feet. The boat ride over through the fjord was beautiful and the river is fantastic. Getting to touch glacier ice was a good experience. Also see other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you go to Skagway, this short expedition to Davidson's glacier is a must. A little time on a boat to see all the mountains surrounding you and a little walk and also a small canoe ride...before you have the chance to see Davidson's glacier...it is gorgeous.

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

We are so happy you enjoyed the experience! Please join us again so we can earn your 5th star! More 

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