Anchorage to Whittier: Private Cruise Transfer Tour

  • Duration: 7 Hours (approx.)


  • Fully private tour with local guide
  • Hotel pick up / drop off at cruise terminal
  • Visits best areas between Anchorage and Whittier
  • Fully customizable to suit groups interests
  • Varied optional activities available 


On this private full-day tour, your guide will show you the special things that make Anchorage, the Turnagain Arm, and Whittier unique.  After pickup at your location in Anchorage, the tour will begin with a brief tour of the Anchorage area.  Next, we will drive south on the Seward Highway along the Turnagain Arm making stops along the way for scenic views and wildlife sightings. Make an optional visit to the Alyeska Ski Resort in Girdwood and take a scenic tram ride up the mountain for lunch.  Make an optional visit to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to view and photograph Alaska's iconic Native animals.  Next stop Portage, where you will board the mv Ptarmigan for an optional one-hour cruise across the stunning scenery of iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. Finally, we will drive through the amazing Whittier Tunnel where you will then be dropped off at the Cruise Ship Terminal.  Your private tour guide can adjust the schedule, duration, and activities to meet your needs.

Price: $1395 per group + $20 per person 

What's Included:

  • Services of a professional local Alaskan Tour Guide
  • Private transportation in a clean and comfortable tour vehicle          
  • Snacks and bottled water

Optional Extras:

Alyeska Scenic Tram
The Alyeska Scenic Tram takes you 2,300 ft in elevation to the top of Mt. Alyeska. Receive $20 worth of food vouchers at the Bore Tide Deli for only $10!

Adults $38
Seniors (60-69), Military, & Students (13-18) $28    
Seniors (70+) & Children (6-12) $21
Add Lunch to Alyeska Scenic Tram: $12 per person ($20 value)

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
View and photograph Alaska's iconic animals up close at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Set on over 200 beautiful acres, the center offers world class care for orphaned and rescued animals in their natural habitat. 

Adults $18
Seniors (65+)  $16
Adults with Military ID $16

Children (7-17) $14

Children (6 and under) free

Glacier Dog Sled Tour via Helicopter:     

Adults (13+) $529.00
Children (12 and under) $499.00

Portage Lake Glacier Cruise:

Adults $39.00
Children $19.00