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Per Person (Based on a minimum of 2 passengers) $207 USD
Child (Ages 2-11) $144 USD
Child (Under age 2) $48 USD
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This tour is one way to assure yourself that wildlife and animals will be part of your Alaskan experience, even in spring!

You’ll start your day in the beautiful city of Anchorage, heading south down the Seward Highway, a "National Scenic Highway," to Beluga Point for more scenic views and possible wildlife sightings. This is a beautiful drive along the coastline.

Next on the agenda is Girdwood, a center of winter activities all year round. It is a small community anchored by the wonderful Alyeska Hotel, which is also the location of the aerial tramway up Mt. Alyeska! At the top, your tour guide will show you around and tell you about the area and the exhibits in the Roundhouse Museum. From the viewing decks and Roundhouse at Mt. Alyeska, you can see several glaciers, as well as the Turnagain Arm and the northern-most temperate rainforest. After descending the tram, lunch is included at our favorite Bake Shop - bottomless soup, sourdough bread, beverages, and dessert will fill you up for the day!

After lunch, you’ll continue on to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, a rescue and rehabilitation organization for injured and orphaned animals. There you'll visit with orphaned bears, injured eagles, families of elk and bison, and many other Alaskan wild animals. Keep your camera handy. The baby animals are as cute as buttons!

This tour is one way to assure yourself that wildlife and animals will be part of your Alaskan experience, even in spring!

  • This Tour Includes:
  • Pickup at your downtown Anchorage hotel or Egan Center downtown
  • Sightseeing tour along the Turnagain Arm, south of Anchorage
  • Seward Highway, a "National Scenic Highway"
  • Aerial Tram up Mt. Alyeska
  • Roundhouse Museum (top of Mt. Alyeska)
  • Lunch in Girdwood (included in price)
  • Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Days of Operation

Mon - yes
Tue - yes
Wed - yes
Thu - yes
Fri - yes
Sat - yes
Sun - yes

Departures (local time)

  • 11:45 AM (6 hrs)

Transfer / Meeting Instructions

No Taxi Required Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.

Special Instructions

• There is limited space for baggage. We have allotted one suitcase, one carry-on and one personal item (purse for instance) per guest. Please notify ShoreTrips by email if you will have more than specified above.
• This tour does not pickup at the Anchorage cruise pier. However, there is a shuttle that departs every 5 minutes to downtown Anchorage. You can get dropped off at the Egan Center, where our guide will meet you.
• The return point for this tour can be at your Anchorage hotel or the Anchorage airport if your flight departs at 11pm or later.
• The tramway does close down for scheduled maintenance in May and October


• A minimum of 2 passengers is needed to operate this tour.
• This tour is not available July 3rd and July 5th, 2020.
• If your ship docks at Seward or Whittier, please see our post cruise offerings for these ports.
Occasionally weather or equipment may interfere with your tram tour or other parts of this excursion. In the event that happens, your local guide will provide an alternative of equal value to create an enjoyable day.