Prince William Sound Glacier Cruise

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Prince William Sound Glacier Cruise

Approximately 12 hours
Price From
$249.95 Adult
$149.95 Child
  • Easy Activity Level
  • Meal Provided
  • Shopping Opportunities
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Journey through Prince William Sound and come face-to-face with the Columbia Glacier—one of the world’s fastest-moving glaciers and the last tidewater glacier in North America. Your adventure begins on a scenic drive through Thompson Pass, once used by Alaska’s Native Ahtna people and later by Klondike gold rush miners. You’ll continue on through beautiful miles of green forested hillsides to the town of Valdez where you’ll embark on your Columbia Glacier cruise. In addition to the amazing ice in Columbia Bay, you’ll see wildlife that call the sound home and have the opportunity to learn about the mining, oil shipping, earthquake, and fishing history of the area.

Special Note

Dress in warm layers. Bring a camera. Tour is non-smoking. Restroom facilities are on board. Wildlife sightings are likely but not guaranteed. Please be advised if your cruisetour itinerary includes a catamaran transfer from Whittier to Valdez, or Valdez to Whittier, that you may see similar scenery. Travel time is approximately 1 hour each way.


An array of optional excursions are available at the Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge. To add an activity to your stay, please visit the Tour desk at Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge.


Alaska Land Excursions, purchased through the Cruise Personalizer, may be cancelled up to three days prior to travel without any cancellation fees. Land Excursions cancelled prior to the cancellation deadline will be refunded to the credit card that you provided in the Cruise Personalizer to purchase your tours. Excursions cancelled within three (3) days prior travel are subject to a 100% cancellation fee, unless the operator, at their sole discretion, is unable to operate the program due to unforeseen circumstances. All sales of tours booked while on your land tour are considered final at the time of purchase and are 100% non-refundable except in the case of an operator approved cancellation.