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Wildlife Viewing  


Wildlife Viewing

The pristine wilderness of Alaska is, perhaps, the last vestige of thriving populations of North American wildlife. Where else can you see polar bears, bald eagles, blue and humpbacked whales, gray wolves, grizzly bears, orcas, lynx, moose, and hundreds of other rare and endangered species in their original and undisturbed natural habitats?

Select from Alaska's best wildlife viewing operators to plan a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife adventure!

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

  • Type: Wildlife Excursions
  • Region: Southcentral
  • Community: Regionwide

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