Explore Alyeska, Alaska

Discover the must-sees and best kept secrets of Alyeska with excursions during the land tour portion of your Alaska Cruisetour vacation. Go deep into Alaska’s magnificent mainland to explore local life and culture on the following included excursions.

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

Take a wonderful tour of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and discover many of the animals native to Alaska. This nonprofit wildlife refuge center is dedicated to preserving Alaska’s wildlife through conservation, education, and quality animal care. Here, injured and orphaned animals are treated and rehabilitated, then returned to their natural habitat. As you explore the center, you’ll learn about and see many extraordinary animals, including black bears, wolves, caribou, elk, wood bison, moose and many other species.


Included with Cruisetours: 3A and 3B

Experience More in Alyeska, Alaska

Go further on an Alaska Cruisetour with the following Alyeska excursions that are available during the land portion of your vacation. These exciting Alyeska experiences can be booked through your tour director at an additional cost.

Scenic Float

Get picked up from Hotel Alaska for a 20-minute drive to Portage Valley where you’ll begin an exciting scenic float experience. As your guide rows down the Potage River, you’ll take in unforgettable views of cascading glaciers, including Middle & Explorer Glaciers. Enjoy incredible panoramic views and learn about the glaciers, as well as the amazing local wildlife you’re sure to spot along the way, including moose, bears, wolves, porcupines, and eagles. It’s the perfect float for all ages.


Cost: $126 per person 


Available with Cruisetours: 3A, 3B, 5A, 5B & 10A

Glacier Helicopter Dog Sled Tour

Get ready for an incredible adventure like no other. Hop on a helicopter to an alpine camp where an experienced guide will take you on a mush along a snow-covered glacier. You can drive the sled yourself or just enjoy the ride with an expert as you take in dramatic scenery. Once back at camp, bundle up in Iditarod racing gear (including an original bib-number) for a fantastic, once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity.


Cost: starting at $354 per person  
Duration: 30 mins to 1 hour


Available with Cruisetours: 3A, 3B, 5A, 5B &10A

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