The Klondike Express at a Glacier

Alaska's Most Popular Day Cruises

College Fjord in Prince William Sound

College Fjord


Chugach National Forest is North America’s most northern National Forest. Prince William Sound is one of the few places left in the world where a concentration of glaciers can be found in such abundance.
Follow the Cook and Harriman expedition route as you journey into Prince William Sound for an unforgettable day viewing ancient ice, majestic scenery and curious wildlife.

At Phillips Cruises and Tours, we provide guests
with two options to explore Alaska’s natural beauty.


Klondike Express

Klondike Express


26 Glacier Cruise

A journey into Prince William Sound is unforgettable. On the 26 Glacier Cruise, you will explore the serenity of Esther Passage, view majestic alpine and tidewater glaciers in College and Harriman Fjord and travel in luxurious comfort aboard the Klondike Express, the fastest catamaran in Alaska.
May 1 - September 30, 2014
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
5 hours, 140 miles

26 Glacier Cruise Details

Glacier Quest Cruise

Glacier Quest

Glacier Quest Cruise

Cruise along Passage Canal and venture magnificent Blackstone Bay, home to seven glaciers and Yosemite-scale waterfalls. Your captain and the US Forest Service ranger will point out the sites along the way. Watch for playful sea otters, harbor seals, kittiwakes, bears, whales or mountain goats.
May 1 - September 30, 2014
1:00 pm - 4:45 pm
3.75 hours, 45 miles

Glacier Quest Cruise Details

Sea Otter

Sea Otter

Locally Owned and Operated:

  • Sharing the Sound for over 50 years
  • Two glacier cruises 3.75 - 5 hours
  • Professional narration by US Forest Service
  • Junior Ranger program on board
  • Hot complimentary lunch after departure
  • Full service bar and snack available for purchase
  • Captain's Log to follow route
  • 24 hour online reservations
  • No seasickness guarantee
  • Ticketless travel with e-confirmations

Alaska Railroad Glacier Discovery

Alaska Railroad Glacier Discovery

Getting to Whittier

Whether you ride the historic Alaska Railroad, take a narrated coach tour to Prince William Sound or drive yourself, the journey will be spectacular. Travel along the scenic Seward Highway to the glacier studded Portage Valley. To access Whittier, you will travel through North America's longest shared rail/vehicle tunnel. Be sure to keep an eye out for wildlife and spawning salmon along the way.

Coach Service | Rail Service | Rental Car