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Mendenhall Glacier Ice Adventure Tour

Explore the 3,000-year-old Mendenhall Glacier on this 5.5-hour adventure tour from Alaska’s capital city, Juneau. Paddle out on the iceberg-covered Mendenhall Lake for about an hour until you reach Mendenhall Glacier. Then, spend about an hour to an hour and a half on the glacier. Afterward, paddle back to your starting point, and warm up with a hot beverage once you reach the shore.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Northern Lights and Chena Hot Springs Tour from Fairbanks

Pair aurora borealis with spa treatments and you get a northern lights experience like no other. This night trip from Fairbanks takes you to Chena Hot Springs Resort for an exciting but relaxing array of activities. Discover eye-popping sculptures at the on-site Aurora Ice Museum, and then unwind in the resort’s legendary mineral water baths. When the conditions are right, a guide takes your small group to the best locations to watch for the ethereal northern lights, with warm beverages in hand.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Duration: 10 hours
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Juneau Helicopter Tour and Dogsledding Experience

Pair a helicopter flight over the glaciers of Juneau Icefield with a dogsled ride, and you have the perfect Alaska experience. After flying over breathtaking scenery, land at a remote glacier camp for a ride of a lifetime: you’re pulled by Alaskan huskies across fields blanketed with snow, surrounded by towering mountains. Listen to the race stories of struggle and victory from Iditarod mushers, and get in the spirit by dressing up in original Iditarod dogsled gear for memorable photos. Round-trip transport from Juneau included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Alaskan Back Country Side by Side ATV Adventure with Meal

Kick up your adrenaline with this guided ATV adventure in the backcountry of Denali National Park. Hop aboard a Polaris Side by Side ATV, accommodating two passengers, and rev off along the Alaska Range, speeding through stunning mountain scenery up to 25 miles per hour. On Black Diamond Peak, marvel at views of Healy Valley. After the ride, enjoy a full-service backcountry meal. Hotel transport is available for this 3.5-hour outing.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$139.00
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Glacier Discovery Tour

See the Portage Glacier on a 6-hour small-group tour from Anchorage. Follow the scenic Seward Parkway through the breathtaking landscape of the Turnagain Arm waterway, stopping at Beluga Point, Bird Point and the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge to look for wildlife. Take a cruise on Portage Lake to observe the Portage Glacier up close, then check out wild animals that are being rehabilitated at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Stop for light snacks in the town of Girdwood near Mt Alyeska and take in the Chugach Mountains before returning to Anchorage.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$199.00
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Half-Day Tour from Whittier to Anchorage

A 3-hour one-way tour from Whittier to Anchorage through the gorgeous Alaskan landscape. This tour features live commentary, as well as photo stops at Beluga Point and Portage Glacier. This tour also includes a 1-1.25 hour visit to the Alaskan Wildlife Conservation Center where you can view bears, moose, caribou, and more. Please note that this is a shared shuttle bus with a maximum of 25 passengers. Food and drink will not be included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Classic Bear Viewing Tour

Take a spectacular flight in a bush plane with a small group and an experienced naturalist guide to the best locations in the world for Alaska bear viewing and photography. After a 45 to 90 min flight-seeing tour from Homer, touch down in the peaceful wilderness of Katmai National Park or Lake Clark National Park and hike to different vantage points to observe bears in their natural habitat.
  • Duration: 5 to 7 hours
  • Duration: 5 to 7 hours
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White Pass Deluxe Tour from Skagway

Discover the highlights of Skagway and Alaska’s gold rush history on this 3-hour guided tour. Wind through the downtown area and visit the Gold Rush Cemetery, where you’ll hear tales about Frank Reed and Soapy Smith. Aboard a comfortable mini-bus with large windows, travel along White Pass Summit and soak up views of mountains, glaciers and waterfalls. Marvel at the surreal landscape of Tormented Valley. Stop frequently along the way for photo ops and wildlife viewings.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Anchorage to Whittier Half-Day Transfer Tour with Hotel Pickup

Get the most from a journey from Anchorage to Whittier port with this half-day transfer tour. Settle inside an air-conditioned vehicle, and enjoy the scenery and onboard commentary. Pause for photos at Beluga Point and Portage Glacier, and visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to see bears, moose, musk-ox, and more. The perfect start to any cruise departing from Whittier, with Anchorage hotel and airport pickup, and Whittier port or hotel drop-off included.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Wilderness, Wildlife & Glaciers with Free Photo Lesson Tour

See Wilderness Outside of Anchorage City Limits.Small Group Excursion, Big Alaskan Experience -- All IN ONE TOUR, ALL IN ONE DAY Take an adventure and see Bears, Moose, Glaciers while being able to freely walk along the most Scenic Views in the world. This is a life changing experience that goes far beyond a tour or shuttle. This activity offers "boots to the ground" adventure, however the level of involvement is entirely at the traveler's discretion. The excursion is extremely senior friendly. Departs downtown Anchorage and heads outside its city limits. This adventure begins to enter the vast wilderness of the Chugach State and National Forest. A visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center is included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail Scenic Bike Tour

A stroll along the Tony Knowles Coastal Trail is a great Anchorage outdoors activity, but you can cover much more ground on a bicycle. This small-group guided bicycle tour begins at Kincaid Park and shows you the beauty of the Cook Inlet, with views of Denali and, possibly, moose along the way.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Turnagain Arm and Alaska Wildlife Tour from Anchorage

Catch sight of moose, sheep and maybe even wolves on this road trip along the Seward Highway to the Turnagain Arm. On this 3.5-hour guided tour from Anchorage, you’ll travel along a National Scenic Byway and soak up breathtaking Alaskan landscapes, and then visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Among the rescued bears, elk and caribou you see, you might just meet one you want to adopt!
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Mendenhall Glacier Rafting Tour from Juneau

Hold on for an exhilarating river-rafting ride along Mendenhall Glacier. During this half-day adventure, drive through Mendenhall Valley before climbing aboard a raft rowed by an experienced guide. Float along for six miles around the foot of the glacier, through winding stretches of Class II and III whitewater rapids. Soak up gorgeous mountain scenery, and wrap up the day with a delicious snack. Families, beginners and the more experienced are all welcome! Hotel transport from Juneau included.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Half-Day Yukon Sightseeing Shore Excursion from Skagway

Go sightseeing in the Yukon on a half-day tour from Skagway. Bring your passport to clear the border crossing in Fraser, then experience the natural beauty of the White Pass and the boreal forest in Canada. You'll also learn about Klondike Gold Rush history and have time for photo ops at landmarks such as Pitchfork and Bridal Veil Falls, Captain Moore's Bridge, Tormented Valley, The Yukon Sign, and the Welcome To Alaska Sign. Includes a driver-guide who shares live commentary and round-trip transportation from Skagway.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
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Aurora Northern Lights Photography Workshop & Tour

Many tours take travelers to spot the northern lights, but few do so with a photographer and professional grade cameras and equipment. This tour, which takes you to a carefully selected location outside of Fairbanks, does just that. Rent a camera, tripod, lenses, and spend at least three hours taking photos of the lights phenomenon.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Classic ATV Adventure with Back Country Dining

Drive your own ATV off–road during a fun 3-hour experience in the wilderness of Alaska. Enjoy a thrilling ride, breathtaking scenery and a delicious backcountry meal. Your guide provides ATV instructions then leads you on a memorable spin down dirt roads and through dry creek beds. Stop for photo ops of the Alaska Range and look for wildlife, then celebrate with a full breakfast, lunch or dinner before returning to Healy.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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3 Hour Rainforest Walk and Totem Park

Make the most of your time in port in Ketchikan and discover Alaska’s natural wonders and cultural heritage. Enjoy a guided walk through the rainforest, stopping to admire a natural waterfall and see the native flora. Then, visit a Totem Park, learn about the ancient Alaskan tradition, the cultural heritage of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people and explore a magnificently carved clan house. This small-group tour ensures a more personal experience and includes pick up at the cruise port.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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3-hour Turnagain Pass Rafting Float Trip from Hope Alaska

If you are keen to embark on an outdoors adventure but prefer something gentle, join this rafting expedition down the slow-moving Sixmile Creel near Hope, Alaska. Relax as you float down the headwaters, keeping an eye open for views of the Kenai Peninsula and such wildlife as bears, moose, and deer along the river banks.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Wilds of Alaska Classic ATV Adventure

Experience Alaska as it was meant to be experienced: rough and wild. During this 3-hour ATV adventure from, pilot your own all-terrain vehicle through the Alaskan tundra to get deep into the backcountry. Stop for photos and views of spectacular scenery, including views from Black Diamond Peak and a course through the Dry Creek Riverbed. Round-trip transportation from Healy hotels and use of all equipment are included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$119.00
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Skagway Yukoner Half-Day Journey

Head to the Canadian border and the Yukon territory on this 3.5-hour tour from Skagway. You'll hear about what it was like when gold rushers traversed this vast area as you stop several times for photo ops of mountain scenery and wildlife. Select from two morning departure times when booking.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings

Get the inside scoop on Anchorage’s beer culture and brewery history on this 4-hour tour. An in-the-know guide whisks you around the city to sample six tasty offerings at three venues, including three classic breweries that you are sure to enjoy. Pair the hoppy happiness with light snacks, chat it up with locals and take with you a renewed perspective on Anchorage’s stand-out beer scene.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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6-Hour Chilkoot Trail Hike and Float and White Pass Summit Drive from Skagway

Explore the Chilkoot Trail, Taiya River, and White Pass Summit on a 6-hour tour from Skagway. Learn about the Klondike Gold Rush during a short hike on the Chilkoot Trail, then float on the Taiya River aboard a stable raft. Finally, take a scenic drive north to White Pass Summit for sweeping views of the mountains, glaciers, and alpine lakes of the Yukon and British Columbia. Make a photo stop at the 'Welcome to Alaska' sign then pass through U.S. customs to return to Skagway.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Guided Tour of Fort Yukon by Plane from Fairbanks with Yukon River Stop

The remote Yukon is home to an uncommon, otherworldy beauty. On this scenic flight tour aboard a 9-passenger airplane, you’ll experience that beauty from a bird’s eye view. The trip, which starts and ends in Fairbanks, also includes a guided bus tour of Fort Yukon and makes a stop at the Yukon River. All guests are guaranteed a window seat.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Duration: 4 hours
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Yukon Sightseeing Adventure by Hummer

Drive or ride a 4WD Hummer H3 SUV into Canada's Yukon Territory, rugged wilderness made famous by gold-rush legends Robert Service and Jack London. On this 5-hour tour, retrace the historic Trail of ’98 from Skagway, and enjoy the scenery and history of the Klondike Gold Rush. Visit Carcross and Emerald Lake, and see Pitchfork Falls, Moore Bridge, Dead Horse Gulch, Bracket Wagon Trail, and Tormented Valley. Your guide keeps you entertained with tales of the gold-rush era via interactive radio.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Duration: 5 hours
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