Anchorage Day Tour
You have some extra days before or after our Alaskan Adventure? Why not go on a three hour guided tour in Anchorage? We start our trip from the ho(s)tel we are staying in. First we visit historic Ship Creek where Anchorage was first settled as a tent city in 1911. You might find some downtown anglers often catching their salmon on lunch breaks from work. This is also the location of the Anchorage rail terminal for the historic Alaska Railroad. Next stop will be Earthquake Park and Point Woronzof. Here we will hopefully get an amazing view of the Anchorage skyline set against the backdrop of the Chugach Mountains and Cook Inlet. We may even catch sight of a moose along the roadway. Did you know that Anchorage area is home to around 1000 moose? Next its on to the busiest seaplane base in the world, Lake Hood. Watch as local bush pilots expertly land their planes and taxi to their landing docks. Onwards we go to the Turnagain Arm and Beluga Point. An amazing scenery is waiting for you and we will scout for Beluga whales, Dall sheep, mountain goats, black bears, and bald eagles. Next we journey to Potter's Marsh and the Anchorage Coastal Wildlife Refuge, a protected wildlife habitat home to many migratory species of birds in the summer. To finish the three hour roundtrip we climb up to the stunning vistas of Flattop Mountain. Not only we can see Anchorage but hopefully aslo Mt McKinley and the Alaska Range on clear days.
Duration: 3 Hours
When: June, July, August
Minimum: two people required
Partnership with Greatland Adventures