Prince William Sound Glacier Cruise

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Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge

Approximately 13 hours
Price From
$209.95 Adult
$119.95 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.


Dress in warm layers. Bring a camera. 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 2 hours each way.

CALL 800.426.0500 TO BOOK


An array of optional excursions are available at the Copper River Wilderness Lodge. To add an activity to your stay, please call 1-800-426-0500 for reservations or visit the Tour desk at Copper River Princess Wilderness Lodge.


Princess is pleased to offer you the ability to purchase your excursions for the land portion of your cruise tour using the Cruise Personalizer at Included is a list of land excursion options customized to best fit your itinerary with detailed information about each excursion. When you are ready to purchase your land excursions, go to the Cruise Personalizer and have your booking number and credit card information ready to enter. Princess accepts Princess Visa, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diner’s Club. Confirmed excursions can be viewed at any time in your detailed itinerary in the Cruise Personalizer and will also be listed on your Welcome Envelope that you’ll receive at each cruise tour location during your Princess Land & Sea Vacation. Land excursions may be cancelled up to three (3) days prior to travel without a cancellation fee. Cancellations made within three (3) days of travel are 100% non-refundable. Note that excursion availability is based on cruise tour date, capacity limitations and suitable weather conditions. Land excursions are subject to change at any time and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Guests are encouraged to book early as space is limited and flightseeing tours in particular may not be available right up to tour departure date. Prior to travel, print your Travel Itinerary which will have a list of all your confirmed land excursions. Make your cruise tour with Princess an even more memorable one and purchase your land excursions today.


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.