Rates and Schedules

2014 Rates

Download the 26 Glacier Cruise two page guide on directions, schedules, tunnel info and more.

Download the Glacier Quest two page guide on directions, schedules, tunnel info and more.

The 26 Glacier Cruise and Glacier Quest Cruise can be booked as "cruise only" if you have your own car or are using a rental car. Please allow 1.5 hours to travel between Anchorage and Whittier or 45 minutes to travel between Girdwood and Whittier. If you need transporation between Anchorage or Girdwood and Whittier, we can assist you with coach service or rail service, or a combination of both modes of travel if you prefer.

26 Glacier Cruise | May 1 - September 30, 2014
         
26 Glacier Cruise From Whittier
Adult Child 2-11 Infant under 2
  26 Glacier Cruise 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM $149.00   $89.00 $0.00
  Cruise Tax/Fees     $19.95   $19.95 $0.00
    $168.95 $108.95 $0.00
         
Add Coach Service From Anchorage / Alyeska
Adult Child 2-11 Infant under 2
  Coach Service RT 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM   $55.00   $30.00 $0.00
  Coach Tax/Fees     $ 2.75   $ 1.50 $ 0.00
    $226.70 $140.45 $ 0.00
Coach Service Dates May 1 - Sept 30, 2014        
Add Rail Service From Anchorage / Alyeska Adult Child 2-11 Infant under 2
  Rail Service RT 9:45 AM - 9:15 PM   $89.00   $45.00 $ 0.00
  Rail Tax/Fees     $ 0.00   $ 0.00 $ 0.00
    $257.95 $153.95 $ 0.00
Rail Service Dates June 1 - Sept 14, May 17, 24, 28, 31, 2014        

 

Glacier Quest Cruise to Blackstone Bay | May 1 - September 30, 2014
         
Glacier Quest Cruise From Whittier Adult Child 2-11 Infant under 2
  Glacier Quest Cruise 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM   $99.00 $59.00 $ 0.00
  Tax/Fees     $14.95 $14.95 $ 0.00
    $113.95 $73.95 $ 0.00
         
Add Coach Service From Anchorage/Alyeska Adult Child 2-11 Infant under 2
  Coach Service RT 9:30 AM - 7:30 PM   $55.00 $30.00 $ 0.00
  Tax/Fees     $2.75 $1.50 $ 0.00
    $171.70 $105.45 $ 0.00
Coach Service Dates May 1 - Sept 30, 2014        
Add Rail Service From Anchorage/Alyeska Adult Child 2-11 Infant under 2
  Rail Service RT 9:45 AM - 9:15 PM   $89.00   $45.00 $ 0.00
  Tax/Fees     $0.00   $0.00 $ 0.00
    $202.95 $118.95 $0.00
Rail Service Dates June 1 - Sept 14, May 24, 28, 31, 2014        

Coach Service: Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic views as you depart Anchorage and travel along the Seward Highway, designated one of North America's Scenic Byways. To the west, views of Cook Inlet and Turnagain Arm boast a dramatic tide change, up to 24 feet. To the east, towering mountains reveal the effects of winter avalanches, spring waterfalls, and at times, Dall sheep can be spotted on the rocky outcroppings next to the highway. Bring your camera to capture photos of the sights along the way as your driver guide narrates, sharing interesting facts and curious tales about Alaska.

  • Daily departures May 1 - September 30, 2014
  • 9:30 AM from Anchorage - boarding at Captain Cook Hotel from 5th Avenue entrance
  • Captain Cook Hotel, 939 West 5th Avenue, 907-276-6000
  • 10:30 AM from Girdwood - boarding at Alyeska Resort from main lobby entrance
  • Alyeska Resort, Alyeska Basin, 907-754-1111
  • 5:45 PM from Whittier - Boarding at Phillips Cruises & Tours pier side location in Cliffside Marina parking lot.
  • Cliffside Marina, Whittier, 907-472-2416

Rail Service: Ride aboard a piece of Alaska's history. The Alaska Railroad was built in 1915 to transport supplies from the port of Seward to interior Alaska. Get a backyard view of Alaska's neighborhoods as you depart Anchorage toward Turnagain Arm where the train travels along the waters edge, allowing for an amazing view of the dramatic tides found in this region of the world. Local guides aboard the train will point out sites along the way.

  • Daily departures May 17, 24, 28, 31 and June 1 - Sept 14, 2014
  • 9:30 AM from Anchorage - Boarding at Alaska Railroad Depot
  • Alaska Railroad Corporation, 411 W 1st Ave, 907-265-5494
  • 10:30 AM from Girdwood - boarding at Girdwood rail stop
  • Alyeska Resort, Alyeska Basin, 907-754-1111
  • 6:15 PM from Whittier - Boarding at Whittier rail stop across from Phillips Cruises & Tours.

Cruise Deviation Policy

Phillips Cruises & Tours LLC reserves the right to deviate from the planned cruise route if, in their judgment, they find it is necessary due to weather or any other extraordinary circumstances. Any variation in the cruise route will be executed in the best interest of the passengers in order to maximize their comfort, safety, and enjoyment. If such a deviation is necessary, it will not be reason for refund.

Phillips Cruises & Tours LLC Cancellation and Change Policy

  • 8 days or more prior to Date of Service: Full refund less $25.00 fee

  • 7 to 2 days prior to Date of Service: Full refund less a 25% cancellation fee

  • Less than 2 days, 48 hours, prior to Date of Service: no refund available.

Change Penalties:
All changes to Date of Service must occur at least 48 hours prior to Date of Service. A $25.00 fee per reservation will be charged for each change to Date of Service, subject to space available for new confirmation. Name changes are permitted without penalty.
Reservations changed less than 48 hours before the cruise remain non-refundable.

Transportation Change Penalties:
Rail Service cancellations 8 days or more prior to Date of Service will receive a full refund less a $25.00 fee.

Rail Service changes will incur a fee of $25.00 per booking. No changes permitted 7 days prior to travel and tickets are non-refundable.