Guided tour

Anchorage: Alaska Wildlife Discovery Tour

Anchorage: Alaska Wildlife Discovery Tour

From US$ 99 per person

Travel along the Turnagain Arm on the Seward Parkway and admire the majestic views. Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and see native Alaskan wildlife up close.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 4 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Pickup included
Hotel pickups are available from hotels in downtown Anchorage. Pickup is not included from private homes, businesses, apartments or B&B's. If this is your case, please call about an alternate pickup location.

Experience

Highlights
  • Admire stunning scenery along the Seward Highway
  • Stop at viewpoints including Beluga Point and Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge
  • Visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and see wild animals up close
  • Learn facts about native Alaskan wildlife from your knowledgeable guide
  • See and photograph some of Alaska's largest land animals, including moose, bison and elk
Full description
Depart from Anchorage and head south along the edge of the Turnagain Arm on the Seward Parkway. This road is considered to be America’s most beautiful and scenic road, crossing mountain passes and majestic valleys. Along the way, make a couple of stops for photo opportunities at Beluga Point and Bird Point and try to spot moose, eagles, and other wildlife. Arrive at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center which is situated on 140 acres at the southern edge of Turnagain Arm and the entrance to Portage Valley. Learn about the center's mission to provide care and rehabilitation for injured and orphaned wildlife. You will be able to safely get close, observe, and photograph some of Alaska's largest land animals such as bison, moose, elk, deer, caribou, bears muskox, small mammals, and birds of prey. During spring and summer, you can also witness the rehabilitation of orphaned baby animals of various species. Listen to important facts about Alaska's wildlife from your local guide and learn how animals that are unable to be released in the wild are given refuge in the center's spacious habitats. Your tour ends with drop-off back at your hotel in Anchorage.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional local guide
  • Admission to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
  • Bottled water
  • Light snacks
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  •  This tour is stroller accessible
  •  Guests should be able to walk short distances on uneven ground. Trail surfaces vary from paved paths to uneven natural terrain
  •  This tour is subject to a minimum group size in order to depart. If this minimum number is not met, you will be offered an alternative departure date or a refund
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