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Wilderness, Wildlife & Glacier ExperienceDay Trips

Wilderness, Wildlife & Glacier Experience

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Get out of the city and deeper into the Alaskan wilderness than is typical on a sightseeing tour. This small-group tour takes you to Chugach National Forest, Beluga Point, Portage Glacier, and more to spot brown bears, wolves, bison, and belugas. Enjoy live commentary and learn about the unique landscapes of Alaska from your expert guide.
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Anchorage Northern Lights TourHalf-day Tours

Anchorage Northern Lights Tour

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Don't miss the chance to see the aurora borealis, aka Northern Lights, on this nighttime tour from Anchorage. You'll be taken to a prime location, with a warm shelter, for viewing and taking pictures of the natural phenomenon as it appears in the Alaska sky.
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Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center & Turnagain Tour with Walk in The RainforestNature & Wildlife

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center & Turnagain Tour with Walk in The Rainforest

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The Turnagain Arm boasts abundant Alaskan wildlife within easy access of the city of Anchorage. Learn about the local ecosystem from a guide with extensive knowledge about the area as you drive down the peninsula, with opportunities to spot wild animals in their natural environment as you go. A visit to the animals at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and a drive past the glaciers on Portage Glacier Road are also included.
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Glacier Discovery TourDay Trips

Glacier Discovery Tour

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See the Portage Glacier on a small-group tour from Anchorage. Follow the scenic Seward Parkway through the breathtaking landscape of the Turnagain Arm waterway, stopping at Beluga 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.
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Denali Flightseeing TourDay Trips

Denali Flightseeing Tour

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Scenic aerial views of North America's highest mountain peak will be seen on this tour. These views of Alaska can only be seen by plane! We make a stop in Talkeetna, Alaska for a historical guided tour and for a lunch break if desired. *there is a 3 person minimum required for this trip*
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Anchorage All Around City Tour w/ taste of Wild Smoked Salmon & Reindeer SausageHalf-day Tours

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Anchorage All Around City Tour w/ taste of Wild Smoked Salmon & Reindeer Sausage

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Let an insider lead the way around Anchorage on this half-day tour of the city, featuring stops at must-see attractions like Ship Creek and Alaska Wild Berry Products. Gain a deeper understanding of local culture as you learn the history and folklore behind key Anchorage attractions on this joint walking and driving tour of the city.
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Sunset City TourFamily Friendly Tours & Activities

Sunset City Tour

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Sunrise Tour: This tour along with our Sunset Tour, is our most popular Wildlife and City Tour. Depending on the time of year, we see moose, sheep, whale, goats, wolves, bear and more. While animals are never guaranteed, it is your best chance to see wildlife in Anchorage and the time of day ensures the best possible views of our city. This tour is the same price for a private or group tour. First come first serve.
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Turnagain Arm and Alaska Wildlife Tour from AnchorageNature & Wildlife

Turnagain Arm and Alaska Wildlife Tour from Anchorage

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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!
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 Bear Feeding at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation CenterHalf-day Tours

Bear Feeding at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

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Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center on a self-guided tour from Anchorage via the Turnagain Arm shuttle. This tour is designed for the independent traveler, as there is no guide or tour group; you'll hop on the shuttle in Anchorage and enjoy the drive along one of Alaska's most scenic highways, making stops at Beluga Point, Turnagain Art Gallery, and Portage Glacier Lodge, where you can hop off, if you wish. When you're ready to go back to Anchorage, hop on any return shuttle.
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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail Scenic Bike TourBike & Mountain Bike Tours

Tony Knowles Coastal Trail Scenic Bike Tour

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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.
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Turnagain Arm TourDay Trips

Turnagain Arm Tour

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Experience the breathtaking landscape of the Turnagain Arm on a half-day tour with an informative guide. Ride along the scenic Seward Parkway to the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge and Beluga Point, stopping for photo ops and wildlife observation. Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, a large nature preserve where injured animals are rehabilitated. Continue to the town of Girdwood for lunch, then travel up into the Chugach Mountains for another great vantage point on the Turnagain Arm. Includes round-trip transportation from Anchorage.
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Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and TastingsHalf-day Tours

Anchorage Craft Brewery Tour and Tastings

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Get the inside scoop on Anchorage’s beer culture and brewery history on this half-day 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.
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Winter - Anchorage All Around City TourHalf-day Tours

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Winter - Anchorage All Around City Tour

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This tour is designed to give the transportation challenged tourist opportunity to see the outskirts of Anchorage at a reasonable price. Anchorage is the single largest sprawling metropolitan city in Alaska. On the Anchorage All Around City Tour we have combined the hard to reach sought after attractions that are located on the furthest corners of Anchorage. This leaves you the ability to leisurely access city center tourist attractions by simply following a walking tour map. Our driver is always happy to offer suggestions of sights or other tours not to miss. Tour Includes: Most of Anchorage’s popular sites in town Alaska Wild Berry Products, Ship Creek, Earthquake Park, Point Woronzof, University of Alaska, the Ulu Factory, even the Alaska Native Hospital where you will see one of Alaska’s largest collection of Native Art. Of course there is always a chance to see a "City Moose". Moose population in the city during winter are extreme.
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Turnagain Arm Tour Half-day Tours

Turnagain Arm Tour "A Must See Destination"

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Travel the Seward Highway without the hassle of renting a car and driving. This small-group tour takes you to most scenic spots along Turnagain Arm, over mountain passes, and past jagged peaks, forests, crystal-clear lakes, and the Pacific Ocean.
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Alaska Wildlife TourNature & Wildlife

Alaska Wildlife Tour

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Meet the animals of Alaska on a 4-hour tour from Anchorage. Travel down the gorgeous Seward Parkway along the Turnagain Arm waterway to viewpoints including the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge, Bird Point and Beluga Point. Take in the breathtaking scenery and look for wildlife, then continue to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, situated at the edge of Portage Valley. Go inside the sprawling nature preserve for injured animals to view large land animals up close. You can see critters such as fox, lynx, grizzly bear, caribou, wood bison and more.
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Sunset Photo SafariNature & Wildlife

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Sunset Photo Safari

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Avoid the disappointment of returning from your Alaska vacation with sub-par photographs. This photo safari, led by a professional photographer, helps you to improve your photography by providing technical and creative tips and tricks as you explore Anchorage's wild surroundings under the summer sunset.
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Winter Helicopter and Dogsled TourSki & Snow

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Winter Helicopter and Dogsled Tour

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Enjoy a scenic helicopter ride of approximately 25 minutes as we take you over the mountains to Willow. We land right next to the dog kennel where our musher / guide will be waiting to welcome you to the dogsled capital of Alaska. The Willow area has an extensive trail system, offering scenic evergreen forests with views of the Alaska Range and Denali, the highest mountain on the continent. After a short introduction at the campfire you’ll be outfitted with cold weather gear while the dogs are being harnessed. Lots of excitement as they all want to be picked to run, but once you depart silence returns as you glide through the winter wonderland.During the approximately 1.5 hour tour you’ll have the option to ‘mush’ your own dog team by standing on the runners.
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Alaska Wildlife Day Tour with Free Hotel PickupHalf-day Tours

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Alaska Wildlife Day Tour with Free Hotel Pickup

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Experience some of the most beautiful scenery in Alaska and see an amazing range of Alaska native animals in a natural setting, all in an afternoon!
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Fat Tire Biking in Chugach State Park TourBike & Mountain Bike Tours

Fat Tire Biking in Chugach State Park Tour

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Embark on a 12-mile bike ride through Chugach State Park during this half-day small-group tour from Anchorage. Take in the beautiful views of the Alaskan scenery and keep an eye out for native wildlife such as moose, bald eagles, and bears. Learn about the natural history of the Chugach Mountains from your guide and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch before descending the mountain to end your tour.
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Alpine Classic TrekDay Trips

Alpine Classic Trek

This is the quintessential Alaska hiking experience. We'll take you up-up-up until we reach ridgeline and the best views you could ask for. Towering, 360 degree views of immaculate Alpine scenery. We'll explore the tundra, taking time to touch, taste, and feel the life that exists from above. If you are a fit hiker, and want a challenge along with everything you've read, you should pick this hike. Be sure to check out the pictures, and look at the tab "What To Expect" for a more detailed explanation of the itinerary.
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Summer Valley and Forest HikeDay Trips

Summer Valley and Forest Hike

This is a great option for those interested in a moderate hiking option. This hike is located in a deep, glacially carved valley with a Boreal Forest setting, offering opportunity to see different types of lichen, trees, and wildlife. All around, fantastic hike! See "What To Expect Tab" for a more detailed itinerary.
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Fat Tire Biking Kincaid ParkBike & Mountain Bike Tours

Fat Tire Biking Kincaid Park

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Get out into the nature surrounding Anchorage and cover more ground than possible on foot on this fat tire biking adventure. In the company of a naturalist guide, ride along forested single-track biking trails through Kincaid Park, jutting out into the Cook Inlet, and get insights into the local flora and fauna.
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Winter Helicopter and Snowmobile TourSki & Snow

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Winter Helicopter and Snowmobile Tour

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Enjoy a 25 minute scenic helicopter tour as the helicopter zips you over the mountains to our winter base in Willow. Your snowmobile (up here we call it ‘snowmachine’ or ‘snowgo’) is ready to go. The trail leaves right from the base at our dog kennel into the extensive wooded trail system and you’ll be gone for about 1.5 hours. We'll outfit you with cold weather gear so you’ll be able to enjoy the ride in comfort.  Each driver has their own machine, or if you prefer you can ride shotgun with your team mate or swap places halfway through the tour as there are plenty of stops for pictures along the trail. Upon return to our base, shed some layers and hop back in the helicopter for a beautiful ride back to the big city. All gear and equipment provided, including insulated coveralls and boots. We do recommend you bring layered clothing, a hat, winter gloves, a neck gaiter for your comfort and of course sunglasses for those bright winter days!
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Winter Valley and Forest HikeDay Trips

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Winter Valley and Forest Hike

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The Alaskan wilderness is one of the most scenic in the world, especially blanketed in snow. With this adventure, explore the country trails with a guide to avoid the hassle of following a map. Learn about the flora and fauna of the boreal forest while taking on the trails through the Chugach State Park. Spot moose, dall sheep, and bears; stop for a picnic lunch; and admire views over the winter landscape.
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