Anchorage, Alaska, US
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Approximately 5½ Hours
Meals not included
Enjoy a narrated tour to Portage, an hour south of Anchorage, along the Seward Highway.
Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. The Conservation Center is a refuge for orphaned and injured wildlife, such as moose, musk oxen, bears, caribou, bison and birds. The animals are kept in large enclosures resembling their natural habitat.
Explore the extensive gift shop at the center with a wide selection of handmade Alaskan arts and crafts.
Take a cruise aboard the mv Ptarmigan to within 300 yards of Portage Glacier for fantastic views of the blue-white icebergs that decorate Portage Lake. The cruise is narrated by a US Forest Service representative.
Dress warmly in layers with a wind- and waterproof outer layer; bring gloves, a scarf and a warm hat. This tour is available only to guests whose cruise does not begin or end in Anchorage/Seward.