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From Anchorage: Valley of Glaciers & Wildlife Center Tour

1. From Anchorage: Valley of Glaciers & Wildlife Center Tour

Experience Alaska’s spectacular nature and wildlife on a guided full-day trip from Anchorage. You'll take a scenic drive to iconic viewing points, glimpse glaciers up close on a cruise of Portage Lake, and see animals in their natural habitats at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Start your day tour with pick-up from your hotel in a comfortable passenger van. You'll be taken on one of Alaska’s most breathtaking drives down Seward Highway and Turnagain Arm, with sightseeing stops at Beluga Point and Bird Point. Next, arrive in the Portage Valley, where you'll stop at Explorer Glacier, Middle Glacier, and Byron Glacier. Board the MV Ptarmigan boat for an hour-long cruise on Portage Lake. Marvel at glaciers up close, including Portage Glacier, and admire the majestic mountainous landscape. Take the chance for an optional lunch stop after the cruise, before heading to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. You'll be guided through the 200-acre facility to see Alaska’s land mammals in their natural habitats. Look out for bears, moose, wolves, elk, deer, eagles, and many other animals. Finally, you'll drive back to Anchorage with one last stop to see Falls Creek, before being dropped off at your desired destination.

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