Phillips Cruises & Tours, LLC – 26 Glacier Cruise
Phillips Cruises and Tours, LLC offers an incredible glacier and wildlife cruise experience viewing the breathtaking wilderness, towering glaciers, and playful wildlife found in Prince William Sound. We operate two custom built catamarans providing a very smooth cruise, backed by our signature “No Seasickness Guarantee”. Come explore Chugach National Park and cruise the calm waters of Prince William Sound, one of the few places left in the world where glaciers are so abundant. Phillips Cruises & Tours operates May through September.
26 Glacier Cruise: Our most popular choice! Explore the serenity of Esther Passage, view majestic glaciers of College and Harriman Fjord in luxurious comfort aboard the Klondike Express, the fastest catamaran in Alaska. Watch for playful sea otters, Steller sea lions, Dall’s porpoise, harbor seals, kittiwakes, bears, whales or mountain goats.
• 12:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (5 hours – 140 miles)
Glacier Quest Cruise: Great for families! Cruise magnificent Blackstone Bay, home to seven glaciers and Yosemite-scale waterfalls. Keep an eye out for sea otters, harbor seals, kittiwakes, bald eagles and more!
• 1:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. (3.75 hours – 45 miles)
Sunset Glacier Cruise: Cruise under the midnight sun! The glaciers of Blackstone Bay are spectacular with the evening light. Relax and enjoy the sights as your Captain shares their knowledge of the remarkable place. Yosemite-scale waterfalls, harbor seals, kittiwakes, and bald eagles are common sights.
• 7:15 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. (2.5 hours – 45 miles)
All cruises feature:
• Complimentary hot meal
• Narration by U.S. Forest Service Rangers (on day cruises)
• Reserved indoor seating
• Full-service bar and snacks for purchase
• Restroom equipped
• Our exclusive No Seasickness Guarantee!
Coach / Rail Info: Coach and rail service from Girdwood to Whittier for an additional charge. Written notification must be confirmed 48 hours prior if an accessible vehicle is necessary.
Self-Drive: Exit Seward Highway at mile 79 onto Portage Glacier Road. Allow time for tunnel schedule, cruise check-in and boarding. Tunnel fee $13 per standard size passenger vehicle. Handicap parking at pier $12. Public parking for cars and RV’s is across the railroad tracks $7-$15.
• TripAdvisor.com “Certificate of Excellence”
• Anchorage Bed and Breakfast Association “Best Tour Experience”
• Anchorage Press People’s Choice “Best Glacier Cruise”
MAP LOCATION #S = South of Girdwood in Whittier