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26 Glacier Cruise/Glacier Quest by Phillips Cruises & Tours

The 26 Glacier Cruise operates from Whittier, Alaska, 60 miles southeast of Anchorage. This 5 hour glacier and wildlife adventure travels 145-miles round trip May through September. The Klondike Express is a high-speed luxury catamaran with 3 outside viewing decks, and pre-reserved booth style seating for each guest inside. The route includes the Egg Rock sea lion rookery, scenic Esther Passage and the massive tidewater glaciers of College and Harriman Fjords. Watch for sea otters, harbor seals, whales and other marine wildlife en-route. Lunch is included and served to passengers at their tables. Professional narration is provided by US Forest Service Rangers on every cruise.   Phillips guarantees no seasickness or your money back. You may book and ticket online at www.26glaciers.com

  • Type: Wildlife Excursions
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Whittier
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Phone: (907) 276-8023
Toll Free: 800-544-0529
519 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501-2211
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Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises

 

Explore Prince William Sound from Valdez with the Local Experts – Stan Stephens Cruises. 

 With multiple departures daily, Stan Stephens Cruises offers you a chance to view the amazing icebergs of Columbia Glacier or cruise to the face of Meares Glacier.  In addition to amazing glacier you will have a chance to see the many residents that call Prince William Sound home: sea lions, sea otters, seals, Bald Eagles, puffins, porpoise, Humpback Whales, Orcas and more.  Enroute your Alaskan captain and crew will share with you the history of the area from the early explorers – to copper and gold miners – to the oil shipping and commercial fishing of today.

 As you cruise the calm waters of Prince William Sound will be treated to the best customer service in Alaska provided by our all Alaskan crew.  Meals are included on all tours as well as complimentary coffee and tea from our snack bar. 

  • Type: Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Valdez
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Visit Website
Phone: (907) 835-4731
Fax: (907) 835-3765
Toll Free: 866-867-1297
See link-scroll down
Valdez, AK 99686
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Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises

Let Alaskans show you Alaska! Explore the calm waters of Prince William Sound from Valdez. On board we take the time to share with you Columbia or Meares Glacier, exciting wildlife & historical information.

  • Type: Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Valdez
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Visit Website
Phone: 907-835-4731
Fax: 907-835-3765
Toll Free: 866-867-1297
Box 1297
Valdez, AK 99686

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Major Marine Tours

Experience the serenity of cruising the pristine waters of Prince William Sound while marveling at the grandeur of its ever-changing glaciers. Major Marine Tours and a Chugach National Forest Ranger will be your guides as you cruise through the calm, protected waters outside of Whittier, Alaska.

Visit active tidewater glaciers and watch for calving, where giant slabs of ancient glacial ice break off and crash into the water. Enjoy views of the many alpine glaciers tucked into the surrounding mountains. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as whales, sea otters, Steller sea lions, eagles, and many species of seabirds. Top of your experience by enjoying a freshly-prepared all-you-can-eat meal of Alaskan salmon and prime rib in the heated cabin while you cruise!


  • Type: Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Whittier
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Phone: (907) 274-7300
Fax: (907) 274-5952
Toll Free: 800-764-7300
Harbor Loop Subdivision
Whittier, AK 99693
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26 Glacier Cruise/Glacier Quest by Phillips Cruises & Tours

Explore glaciers, wildlife and pristine wilderness in Prince William Sound. Narration by US Forest Service Rangers. Enjoy a complimentary hot lunch, reserved seating and spacious catamarans. No seasickness guarantee! A local favorite, "Best Tour Experience" Anchorage Bed & Breakfast Association, TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence.

  • Type: Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Whittier
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Phone: (907) 274-2723
Fax: (907) 276-5315
519 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501-2211

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Lazy Otter Charters Inc.

Best of Prince William Sound from Whittier. Custom sightseeing, kayaking, water taxi.

  • Type: Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Whittier
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Phone: (907) 278-2493
Fax: (907) 278-2491
Lot 2
Whittier, AK 99693

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Eagle's Rest RV Park & Cabins

Full service park with tent area, modern cabins, showers, laundry, & ticket office for all tours & fishing charters. Located in downtown Valdez close to shops, grocery & hiking trails. Fish cleaning table & walk in freezer available. Convenience store with gas, diesel, propane, dump station, touchless car wash & big bay wand wash.

  • Type: Campgrounds & RV Parks
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Valdez
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139 East Pioneer Drive
Valdez, AK 99686
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Bear Creek Cabins & RV Park

Full service park, cabins, showers, dump station.

  • Type: Campgrounds & RV Parks
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Valdez
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2 Mile Richardson Hwy
Valdez, AK 99686

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Cordova Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

Where the Copper River meets the Chugach National Forest. Hike, Fish, Relax in an authentic Alaska Fishing town.

  • Type: City Guides & Visitor Centers
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Cordova
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Phone: 907-424-7260
404 First Street
Cordova, AK 99574
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Cordova Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

Alaska's Hidden Treasure-summer festivals to winter skiing, we have it all for your dream vacation.

  • Type: City Guides & Visitor Centers
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Cordova
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Phone: 907-424-7260
404 First Street
Cordova, AK 99574

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Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau

Four seasons of splendor make Valdez Alaska's year-round playground. Amid the majestic Chugach Mountains adventures abound; including fishing, kayaking, skiing, glacier/wildlife viewing, rafting, hiking, snowmobiling & more. Free vacation guide! Even Mother Nature has favorites-See Why-Visit Valdez!

  • Type: City Guides & Visitor Centers
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Valdez
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Phone: (907) 835-INFO
VCVB PO Box 1603
Valdez, AK 99686

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Greater Whittier Chamber of Commerce

Unique, seaside community in a spectacular setting. Gateway to your Prince William Sound adventure.

  • Type: City Guides & Visitor Centers
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Whittier
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PO Box 607
Whittier, AK 99693

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Downtown B&B Inn

Clean, comfortable rooms, private/shared bath, cable TV. Laundry facilities available. Excellent locationÐclose to ferry, charters, shops and restaurants. Complimentary breakfast served. May 15 - Sept. 15. Free Wi-Fi. Credit cards accepted.

  • Type: Hotels & Motels
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Valdez
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Phone: 907-835-2791
Toll Free: 800-478-2791
PO Box 184
Valdez, AK 99686
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Keystone Hotel

Downtown, in easy walking distance to ferry terminal and shops. Modern rooms at reasonable rates with private baths, cable TV, phones, nonsmoking/smoking, coin-op laundry. Complimentary continental breakfast. Free Internet.

  • Type: Hotels & Motels
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Valdez
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Visit Website
Toll Free: 888-835-0665
PO Box 2148
Valdez, AK 99686
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Eagle's Rest RV Park & Cabins

Full service park with tent area, modern cabins, showers, laundry, & ticket office for all tours & fishing charters. Located in downtown Valdez close to shops, grocery & hiking trails. Fish cleaning table & walk in freezer available. Convenience store with gas, diesel, propane, dump station, touchless car wash & big bay wand wash.

  • Type: Cabins & Vacation Rentals
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Valdez
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139 East Pioneer Drive
Valdez, AK 99686
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Major Marine Tours

Awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award! Cruise the calm, protected waters of Prince William Sound with a Chugach Forest Ranger. By high speed catamaran visit Surprise Glacier and pass by a working salmon hatchery, or take a leisurely trip to Blackstone & Beliot tidewater glaciers. Cruises feature a freshly prepared Alaska salmon and prime rib meal served onboard.

  • Type: Adventure Cruises
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Whittier
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Visit Website
Phone: (907) 274-7300
Fax: (907) 274-5952
Toll Free: 800-764-7300
1302 4th Avenue
Seward, AK 99664

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Pangaea Adventures

Guided sea kayaking, whitewater rafting and glacier hiking adventures. Guided trips in Prince William Sound and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Multi-sport trips from one day to two weeks. No experience necessary. Ice climbing, glacier kayaking, backpacking, wildlife tours, kayak rentals and water taxi.

  • Type: Kayaking & Rafting
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Valdez
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Phone: 907-835-8442
Toll Free: 800-660-9637
PO Box 775
Valdez, AK 99686

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Adventure Cruises (1)
Major Marine Tours

Awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award! Cruise the calm, protected waters of Prince William Sound with a Chugach Forest Ranger. By high speed catamaran visit Surprise Glacier and pass by a working salmon hatchery, or take a leisurely trip to Blackstone & Beliot tidewater glaciers. Cruises feature a freshly prepared Alaska salmon and prime rib meal served onboard.

  • Type: Adventure Cruises
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Visit Website
Phone: (907) 274-7300
Fax: (907) 274-5952
Toll Free: 800-764-7300
1302 4th Avenue
Seward, AK 99664

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Glacier & Wildlife Cruises (5)
Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises

 

Explore Prince William Sound from Valdez with the Local Experts – Stan Stephens Cruises. 

 With multiple departures daily, Stan Stephens Cruises offers you a chance to view the amazing icebergs of Columbia Glacier or cruise to the face of Meares Glacier.  In addition to amazing glacier you will have a chance to see the many residents that call Prince William Sound home: sea lions, sea otters, seals, Bald Eagles, puffins, porpoise, Humpback Whales, Orcas and more.  Enroute your Alaskan captain and crew will share with you the history of the area from the early explorers – to copper and gold miners – to the oil shipping and commercial fishing of today.

 As you cruise the calm waters of Prince William Sound will be treated to the best customer service in Alaska provided by our all Alaskan crew.  Meals are included on all tours as well as complimentary coffee and tea from our snack bar. 

  • Type: Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
  • Months: 
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Visit Website
Phone: (907) 835-4731
Fax: (907) 835-3765
Toll Free: 866-867-1297
See link-scroll down
Valdez, AK 99686
More Details

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Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises

Let Alaskans show you Alaska! Explore the calm waters of Prince William Sound from Valdez. On board we take the time to share with you Columbia or Meares Glacier, exciting wildlife & historical information.

  • Type: Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
  • Months: 
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Visit Website
Phone: 907-835-4731
Fax: 907-835-3765
Toll Free: 866-867-1297
Box 1297
Valdez, AK 99686

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Major Marine Tours

Experience the serenity of cruising the pristine waters of Prince William Sound while marveling at the grandeur of its ever-changing glaciers. Major Marine Tours and a Chugach National Forest Ranger will be your guides as you cruise through the calm, protected waters outside of Whittier, Alaska.

Visit active tidewater glaciers and watch for calving, where giant slabs of ancient glacial ice break off and crash into the water. Enjoy views of the many alpine glaciers tucked into the surrounding mountains. Keep an eye out for wildlife such as whales, sea otters, Steller sea lions, eagles, and many species of seabirds. Top of your experience by enjoying a freshly-prepared all-you-can-eat meal of Alaskan salmon and prime rib in the heated cabin while you cruise!


  • Type: Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
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Visit Website
Phone: (907) 274-7300
Fax: (907) 274-5952
Toll Free: 800-764-7300
Harbor Loop Subdivision
Whittier, AK 99693
More Details

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26 Glacier Cruise/Glacier Quest by Phillips Cruises & Tours

Explore glaciers, wildlife and pristine wilderness in Prince William Sound. Narration by US Forest Service Rangers. Enjoy a complimentary hot lunch, reserved seating and spacious catamarans. No seasickness guarantee! A local favorite, "Best Tour Experience" Anchorage Bed & Breakfast Association, TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence.

  • Type: Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
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Visit Website
Phone: (907) 274-2723
Fax: (907) 276-5315
519 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501-2211

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Lazy Otter Charters Inc.

Best of Prince William Sound from Whittier. Custom sightseeing, kayaking, water taxi.

  • Type: Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
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Visit Website
Phone: (907) 278-2493
Fax: (907) 278-2491
Lot 2
Whittier, AK 99693

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Kayaking & Rafting (1)
Pangaea Adventures

Guided sea kayaking, whitewater rafting and glacier hiking adventures. Guided trips in Prince William Sound and Wrangell-St. Elias National Park. Multi-sport trips from one day to two weeks. No experience necessary. Ice climbing, glacier kayaking, backpacking, wildlife tours, kayak rentals and water taxi.

  • Type: Kayaking & Rafting
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Visit Website
Phone: 907-835-8442
Toll Free: 800-660-9637
PO Box 775
Valdez, AK 99686

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Wildlife Excursions (1)
26 Glacier Cruise/Glacier Quest by Phillips Cruises & Tours

The 26 Glacier Cruise operates from Whittier, Alaska, 60 miles southeast of Anchorage. This 5 hour glacier and wildlife adventure travels 145-miles round trip May through September. The Klondike Express is a high-speed luxury catamaran with 3 outside viewing decks, and pre-reserved booth style seating for each guest inside. The route includes the Egg Rock sea lion rookery, scenic Esther Passage and the massive tidewater glaciers of College and Harriman Fjords. Watch for sea otters, harbor seals, whales and other marine wildlife en-route. Lunch is included and served to passengers at their tables. Professional narration is provided by US Forest Service Rangers on every cruise.   Phillips guarantees no seasickness or your money back. You may book and ticket online at www.26glaciers.com

  • Type: Wildlife Excursions
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Phone: (907) 276-8023
Toll Free: 800-544-0529
519 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501-2211
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Cabins & Vacation Rentals (1)
Eagle's Rest RV Park & Cabins

Full service park with tent area, modern cabins, showers, laundry, & ticket office for all tours & fishing charters. Located in downtown Valdez close to shops, grocery & hiking trails. Fish cleaning table & walk in freezer available. Convenience store with gas, diesel, propane, dump station, touchless car wash & big bay wand wash.

  • Type: Cabins & Vacation Rentals
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139 East Pioneer Drive
Valdez, AK 99686
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Campgrounds & RV Parks (2)
Eagle's Rest RV Park & Cabins

Full service park with tent area, modern cabins, showers, laundry, & ticket office for all tours & fishing charters. Located in downtown Valdez close to shops, grocery & hiking trails. Fish cleaning table & walk in freezer available. Convenience store with gas, diesel, propane, dump station, touchless car wash & big bay wand wash.

  • Type: Campgrounds & RV Parks
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139 East Pioneer Drive
Valdez, AK 99686
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Bear Creek Cabins & RV Park

Full service park, cabins, showers, dump station.

  • Type: Campgrounds & RV Parks
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2 Mile Richardson Hwy
Valdez, AK 99686

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Hotels & Motels (2)
Downtown B&B Inn

Clean, comfortable rooms, private/shared bath, cable TV. Laundry facilities available. Excellent locationÐclose to ferry, charters, shops and restaurants. Complimentary breakfast served. May 15 - Sept. 15. Free Wi-Fi. Credit cards accepted.

  • Type: Hotels & Motels
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Phone: 907-835-2791
Toll Free: 800-478-2791
PO Box 184
Valdez, AK 99686
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Keystone Hotel

Downtown, in easy walking distance to ferry terminal and shops. Modern rooms at reasonable rates with private baths, cable TV, phones, nonsmoking/smoking, coin-op laundry. Complimentary continental breakfast. Free Internet.

  • Type: Hotels & Motels
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Toll Free: 888-835-0665
PO Box 2148
Valdez, AK 99686
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City Guides & Visitor Centers (4)
Cordova Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

Where the Copper River meets the Chugach National Forest. Hike, Fish, Relax in an authentic Alaska Fishing town.

  • Type: City Guides & Visitor Centers
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Phone: 907-424-7260
404 First Street
Cordova, AK 99574
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Cordova Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

Alaska's Hidden Treasure-summer festivals to winter skiing, we have it all for your dream vacation.

  • Type: City Guides & Visitor Centers
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Phone: 907-424-7260
404 First Street
Cordova, AK 99574

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Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau

Four seasons of splendor make Valdez Alaska's year-round playground. Amid the majestic Chugach Mountains adventures abound; including fishing, kayaking, skiing, glacier/wildlife viewing, rafting, hiking, snowmobiling & more. Free vacation guide! Even Mother Nature has favorites-See Why-Visit Valdez!

  • Type: City Guides & Visitor Centers
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Phone: (907) 835-INFO
VCVB PO Box 1603
Valdez, AK 99686

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Greater Whittier Chamber of Commerce

Unique, seaside community in a spectacular setting. Gateway to your Prince William Sound adventure.

  • Type: City Guides & Visitor Centers
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PO Box 607
Whittier, AK 99693

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