Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest

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Anchorage, USA

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Take a shuttle along the glacier-carved shores of the Turnagain Arm, scoping out craggy cliffs for Dall sheep and scanning the water for surfacing beluga whales. On this guided excursion, take a scenic drive outside of Anchorage and spend some time visiting orphaned animals at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

Get picked up from the Anchorage Visitors Center, where you can hop in a comfortable shuttle and let your guide plot a course to to the south. Pass through Chugach State Park, along waterfront roads that offer sweeping views of the Turnagain Arm. Look for beluga whales coming in from Cook Inlet, try and spot eagles nesting in evergreen treetops, and spot Dall sheep framed against the black backdrop of steep mountainsides. Your tour includes stops at Beluga Point, Portage Valley, Potter Marsh and a brief walk in the rainforest guest have told us they felt like they were “walking into another world” “enchanting” “spiritual” so you won’t want to miss this experience.

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Average 4.69 out of 5 stars based on 185 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
Don_B, Nov 2022 Verified
This tour made my Trip to Alaska unforgettable. Our guide Matt was a wealth of knowledge and help me get a better understanding of Alaska and all that it has to offer. I will definitely be back and will book again
Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
Linda_D, Nov 2022 Verified
Matthew was a wonderful tour guide. Full of information, great stories about this wonderful place. He was so courteous and helpful. I would.d recommend him as a tour guide to everyone. This tour was a fantastic way to see beautiful Alaska in Anchorage without driving yourself!
Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
Mariakamila_A, Oct 2022 Verified
This was an amazing experience! Matthew was the best guide and super informative! Our family loved learning about the history of Alaska and being immersed in nature. We also loved being able to see the animals up close. Highly recommend taking this tour and ask for Matthew!
Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
Dana_B, Oct 2022 Verified
Excellent tour! I learned so much, and felt very comfortable, it was an enjoyable and beautiful experience. Our guide was sweet and knowledgeable.
Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
Armatoba, Oct 2022 Verified
This was an awesome tour. Our tour guide Matt did a great job giving us tons of information, taking us to great places and a great sense of humor. Would totally recommend this tour!
Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
NANCY_R, Oct 2022 Verified
Mattdaddy was a excellent tour guide. He was very knowledgeable, friendly! He made sure we saw everything! When a rest stop was without water he went out of his way to take us to a very nice place for lunch and restrooms, Thanks Matt
Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
immaturelady, Oct 2022 Verified
We had so much fun! Matthew rocked! We learned alot and saw so much beauty. It was amazing! Walking through the rainforest was so cool, and we saw lots of eagles, some dall sheep, salmon and Beluga whales. The wildlife center was awesome too. Thank you Matthew for a wonderful day!
Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
Collinollin, Oct 2022 Verified
We took the tour coz it's easier and also locals know where is the best stop. Our guide Matthew is very knowledgeable and passionate about what he's been doing. We absolutely learned a lot during the beautiful tour. Would highly recommend the tour!
Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
mbdeau, Oct 2022 Verified
So glad we took this tour when we were in Anchorage for a couple days. Matthew gave an educational, informative, and fun tour. I am a retired science teacher and i learned from him! He brought us through some stunning countryside with incredible vistas. I loved listening to his stories of life in Alaska. However much he gets paid it’s not enough!! Thanks Matt.
Wildlife and Glaciers with a walk in the Rainforest
Lori567, Oct 2022 Verified
Had a great tour with Matt, it was very informative, educational and fun, visited some amazing spots to see glaciers, beautiful nature and ended seeing seeing a variety of wild animals at the wildlife conservation centre. I would definitely recommend Matt and the tour company.

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