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Portage Glacier Cruises

401 Portage Lake Loop, Anchorage, AK
+1 800-544-2206
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First glacier enjoyed

In my life I visited the glacier from so near for first time.So I enjoyed it very much.I first saw... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2013436
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Great tour, beautiful glacier, great crew...enjoyable boat ride.

We took the Monday, 10:30 am boat tour and had a very small group so enjoyed a very up close and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sonworshipper
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Niceville, Florida
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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401 Portage Lake Loop, Anchorage, AK
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+1 800-544-2206
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In my life I visited the glacier from so near for first time.So I enjoyed it very much.I first saw ice was floating on water.Amazing. Everyone may have this tour.It was one hour tour.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Monday, 10:30 am boat tour and had a very small group so enjoyed a very up close and personal tour with the Captain and crew, who were all very friendly and informative. The Captain was very adept despite what appeared to be...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did this on an absolutely stunning summer day. The Lake was still enough to reflect the mountains! We had a good time at the glacier and got great photos. All in all, a good way to end the cruise!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a rotten rainy day but the cruise was still great. There was warm inside seating. They provided raincoats if you wanted to be outside. The narrator was informative and could be easily heard inside or out. We got very close to three glacier.

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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We were part of a group and must say, despite it being damp, they gave us a good hour and 15 minutes trip to see the Glacier. Wrap up really warm and take a windcheater if you want to go up top and outside. You...More

Thank Caroline W
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

If you have time on your hands or have never seen a glacier, this trip would be worth your time. Personally, I thought it was really boring. It is a one hour trip but you boat out to the glacier which was about a 10-15...More

1  Thank Gerry H
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

This is a great way to see a glacier without spending a entire day to do as the trip takes about an hour. The parks service gives an excellent narration of what glaciers are and what to look for along the way and you get...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

The captain and crew members were all very knowledgeable and gave really great information with any questions answered. The Ptarmigan vessel was roomy and comfortable and allowed for great viewing and photo opportunities, both inside and outside.

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

It was pouring rain the day we went, but that makes the glacier appear even more blue! Don't let the rain scare you away. The staff were great and very friendly. We did go up top to take pictures.

1  Thank Geralyn K
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Reviewed June 16, 2018

Comfortable and scenic ride right up to the glacier. The crew was knowledgeable and entertaining. Great value.

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embr
April 26, 2018|
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Response from CoffeeMust | Reviewed this property |
Hi, No reservation needed. You may want to look for a groupon, for saving . Enjoy
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Gibran M
March 26, 2018|
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Response from CoffeeMust | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I think the cruse are open only during Summer time. please check their website to be sure.
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lynne f
October 3, 2017|
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Response from CoffeeMust | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We visited 8/2017. The Cruise have a daily Departure at 1:30 pm. We got a ticket from Grupon and save tons of money for a family of 4.
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