26 Glacier Cruise special: join the Klondike Club and save $$$!

In Cruises, Destination, Prince William Sound, Transportation by scott

The “Klondike Express” is the fastest ship in Prince William Sound!

Plan now to get to Whittier for your “26 Glacier Cruise” aboard the m/v Klondike Express with Phillips Cruises and Tours!

See it all in one day, departing from Whittier! Cruise in comfort on a high-speed catamaran to see dynamic glaciers and wildlife up close in College and Harriman Fjords. Watch for adorable sea otters and harbor seals, Steller sea lions, Dall’s porpoise, mountain goats, black bears and migratory birds.

Retrace the 1899 Harriman Expedition route in Prince William Sound, exploring ice-filled bays, narrow passages, and deep-water fjords carved by glaciers and surrounded by the pristine wilderness of the Chugach National Forest.

Here are some specials:

Mother’s Day: Hey kids! Treat your mom to a Mother’s Day cruise on Sun., May 8 and you cruise for free (0-11 years old). Mom pays the regular adult cruise rate from Whittier and one child (0-11 years) goes free! Call (907)276-8023 to book.

Attention Alaska residents: Phillips Cruises offers special “Klondike Club”rates to residents to trim $29 off the adult fare (must purchase at least 72 hours in advance). Plus Klondike Club members can earn points for free cruises! You MUST call the office to sign up: (907)276-8023. Click through for more details on the “Klondike Club.”

Getting to Whittier: If you drive from Anchorage, plan on taking the 10:30 a.m. tunnel. The cruise is from 12:45-5:45 p.m. Click through for DETAILED instructions on where to park, where to collect your boarding pass and other questions.

Take the train (starting May 14): Click through for rail -n-cruise package!

Take a motorcoach (now available): Click through for coach-n-cruise package!

Ride the Mighty Alaska Railroad from Anchorage to Whittier and take the 26 Glacier Cruise.

Call ahead and make your plans for the 26 Glacier Cruise! Call (907)276-8023.


— NO Seasickness–guaranteed!
— Complimentary hot meal on board, plus coffee and tea.
–Charging stations at your seat
–Narrated by U.S. Forest Service Ranger.

In addition to the “Klondike Express” (top), the “Bravest” also sails Prince William Sound.

Take a “Glacier Quest” cruise, available starting May 14. This is a shorter cruise through the Passage Canal and on to Blackstone Bay. You’ll still be able to count 10 glaciers–and there’s plenty of wildlife. Click through to learn more.

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