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Bears, Trains & Icebergs Tour provided by Chugach Adventures

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Bears, Trains & Icebergs Tour

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 09/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Bears, Trains & Icebergs Tour
Chugach Adventures' was one of the few adventure tour companies that fully and safely operated in 2020. We created an extensive COVID-19 mitigation plan to successfully operate in 2020 for both our travelers and our employees; and are committed to continuing with our plan in 2021.
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Updated 09/12/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
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    Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
    Stop: 90 minutes
    Take a brief shuttle to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center for a guided & interpretive tour of the animals. The center is Alaska’s premier rehabilitation facility for injured and orphaned wildlife. AWCC Tour runs 1.5 hours and includes walking and driving options to view the animals. A sack lunch is provided with this tour.
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Departure Point
Anchorage Depot, 411 W 1st Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA Alyeska Resort & Hotel Alyeska, 1000 Arlberg Ave, Girdwood, AK 99587, USA
7–9 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Sack lunch included. Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions or requests ahead of time.
  • Snacks
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Restroom on board
  • Entry/Admission - Spencer Glacier
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
BP Denver wrote a review Jul 2020
Denver, Colorado134 contributions24 helpful votes
This trip was easy, accessible, and breathtaking. You get onto the train from downtown Anchorage (it's very easy, there's only 1 train). On board you are greeted by the tour company and they personally check in with you to review your itinerary for the day. Meanwhile you pass
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Tiffany M wrote a review Jul 2020
15 contributions5 helpful votes
We took the train from Anchorage and then did the iceberg and river float and it was so pretty. We got lucky and the weather was perfect. Our tour guide was Ilya and he was AMAZING! He was super knowledgeable about the glacier, river, lake, rafting and happily answered all of
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Sumerae R wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
Our guides Brooke and Corey were amazing!! They gave us a fun and unforgettable experience. They were kind, knowledgeable, and fun. They answered our questions and shared their experiences with the glacier. We were given time to enjoy the beautiful scenery around us but also
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Date of experience: September 2019
TKirk wrote a review Aug 2019
9 contributions2 helpful votes
My husband and I had a great time on our tour, which included kayaking on Spencer Glacier lake, a short close-up hike of the glacier, and a train ride to grand view. Our guides were Kendall and Stuart and they were both excellent!
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Date of experience: August 2019
Cari Keys wrote a review Aug 2019
Rancho Cucamonga, California48 contributions2 helpful votes
Worth every single penny and more! It was a wonderful day that included a train ride to the wildlife conservation center, a hike in Grandview, then back on the train to Spencer Glacier where we kayaked in Spencer lake around icebergs. Sadie was our tour guide for the day! She
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Date of experience: August 2019
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Chugach Adventures
Sean H
Amazing Service & Advice in Planning an Epic Proposal!
Worked with Ari and Corey to plan an epic engagement proposal atop Spencer Glacier, as part of a private Heli-Hikin
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Chugach was the best in every way
We came the end of August during Covid restrictions and this company was super nice and helpful about everything wi
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Spencer Glacier trek & Iceberg Kayak
Highlight of our trip to Alaska! This tour encompasses the Alaskan Railroad, kayaking rafting, hiking with crampons
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Kayaking in the Alaskan Summer
I did this on August 14, 2020 and it was a blast. Honestly, this was probably like the main highlight in Anchorage
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Fantastic and unique experience!
Great Tour! Guides were friendly, experienced and knowledgeable. They're even good photographers, which means you c
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Gorgeous float, great guide!
The Portage Float was our very first activity in Alaska and wow! First, Kendall was an amazing guide. She was reall
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Alaskan Covid-19 Honeymoon
Holy COW! If I could give more than 5 stars I would. My husband and I booked a 5 night mini honeymoon to Girdwood A
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Once in a lifetime experience
I spent the last two weeks in Alaska with my father in Anchorage and Juneau, and this tour stands out as the cooles
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Best experience of everything we did in Alaska
This was the most amazing experience we had while in Alaska/Anchorage area! It beat the dogsledding/helicopter rid
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Amazing guided camping trip
We went on the overnight camping trip to Spencer Glacier and it was unforgettable. Our guides were amazing and so
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Spencer glacier tour was fantastic
My wife and I and our kids aged 15 and 11 took the Spencer glacier rafting trip and salmon bake. It was one of the
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Fantastic scenery
We started our journey at Girdwood Depot and took the train to Spencer Whistlestop with views of glaciers along the
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20 mile Heli Camping
When we search for the Chugach Adventure tours, we weren´t sure to do the 20 Mile Heli Camping tour, but we gave it
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Spencer Lake Glacier Tour and Placer River Float
We loved rafting among the icebergs that had fallen off the Spencer Lake Glacier. We are able to touch the iceberg
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Just book this tour and go. Our guide Justin was great and provided excellent commentary and accommodated all our
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Key Details
  • Duration: 7–9 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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