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Portage Glacier

Portage Lake Loop, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK
907 783 232
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Glaciers and Wildlife - Super Scenic Guided Day Tour from Anchorage
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A popular tourist attraction.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Portage Lake Loop, Girdwood, Anchorage, AK
907 783 232
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Reviewed yesterday

Been there a few times, took the kids to when they came in. had some great photos taken. makes you realize how much the earth is changing

Thank Margaret O
Reviewed yesterday

A fairly strenuous climb, but easily done. We took about an hour to go up, hike around the top for a bit and then go back down. Bring some water. Beautiful view from the top, with more trails if you'd like to go further. Wear...More

Thank annejager2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The dock and rest stop area gives you a great view of the glacier! Beautiful glacier and the surrounding areas. We walking down to the river and the water was crystal clear and as expected, freezing cold.

Thank jlipp5240
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Although the glaciers have receded over the years, it is still beautiful and worth the drive down from Anchorage

Thank Capathia J
Reviewed 6 days ago

I used to work as the USFS Interpreter on The Ptarmigan, the boat that you ride on. It was fabulous! I get VERY sea sick and that was never an issue on the lake. Years later, my dad and I took a trip to Alaska...More

Thank eedoonan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressive. A great way to take in the majesty of the wilderness in Alaska. Very scenic drive from Anchorage.

Thank 1968GT500
Reviewed 1 week ago

Heated boat with large windows, and a top part to go up to for 360 degree viewing. Even supply a raincoat if you need one.

Thank Brubet L
Reviewed 1 week ago

pouring rain. we couldn't see anything. The glacier has retreated so much that you can't see it from the boat launching area. So we opted not go.

Thank Roxie K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another go to spot for visitors. I also like to go here just to enjoy all the glaciers and nice drive from anchorage. The short movie that is available with entrance to the center is well done and extremely interesting. Lots for kids and adults...More

Thank Curt H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's very nice experience! The staff is extremely extremely friendly! They go out onto deck and talk with you individually and answer questions you may have! It's a beautiful tour..

Thank crystal r
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24 July 2017|
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Response from BeckyLew1026 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see this question in time to answer.
26 March 2017|
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Response from Michael K | Reviewed this property |
That is a very hard question to answer. There are so many factors to consider, such as the weather. They are having a harsh winter this year. I would book in advance to be sure, but call the company for their read on it.
20 January 2017|
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Response from Deb022 | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I though I answered earlier. No, they won't be running in February. Enjoy your Alaskan adventure...