Portage Glacier Tours:

Choose from a variety of tours that include Portage Glacier Cruises. If you have your own transportation you can drive to Portage Lake, or let us do the driving from Anchorage.

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Driving Directions to Portage Glacier:
  • Take the Seward Highway south from Anchorage.
  • Take a left on Portage Glacier Road (milepost 78.9) approximately 48 miles out of Anchorage.
  • Travel 5 miles to fork in road; take the right-hand fork and travel a 1/2 mile. Turn left at the Portage Glacier Cafe (401 Portage Lake Loop) to purchase tickets.
  • 1500 Byron Glacier Road, Girdwood, AK 99587


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   Portage Glacier Tours:

  • Portage Glacier Cruise Only
    $45 adult / $25 child
    Approximately 1-hour cruise. Do you have your own transportation? Portage Glacier is truly worth the drive. Cruising on the mv Ptarmigan, you'll stand just 300 yards from a relic of the Ice Age and watch for chunks of ice to break off the glacier and crash into the water below.
  • Portage Glacier Cruise Tour
    $89.95 adult / $49.95 child
    Approximately 5.5 hours. From Anchorage, you'll travel by deluxe motor coach on the scenic Seward Highway to Portage Glacier. Board the mv Ptarmigan for an unforgettable one-hour cruise across iceberg-dotted Portage Lake. You will find out why Portage Glacier is Alaska's second most visited attraction. On the way back to Anchorage, stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to view wildlife up close.