The Glacier Quest Cruise takes you from Whittier to Blackstone Bay, a dramatic deep water fjord where two tidewater glaciers and several alpine glaciers await. From timberline to sea level, a mature, thick spruce forest provides a dark green contrast against the white spray of waterfalls stemming from the 8 glaciers hugging the mountain peaks. As you cruise towards the head of Blackstone Bay, Tebenkof Glacier towers above on the left. After passing this valley glacier, Blackstone and Beloit Glaciers rise before you. We will get you close to both with plenty of time to watch and listen to the sights and sounds these massive glaciers provide.
May 14 – September 11, 2016
1:00 PM – 4:45 PM
$99 Adult + tax/fees, $59 Child age 2-11 + tax/fees
- Explore 45 miles of Prince William Sound
- Shotgun Cove, Blackstone Bay, Passage Canal
- Cruise route features 7 named glaciers and many more
- Complimentary hot meal, coffee, hot tea and ice water
- Custom narration by Chugach National Forest Service Ranger
- Exclusive No Seasickness Guarantee
What to wear…
Even on the warmest summer days, the temperature on the water can be cool, especially in front of the glaciers. We recommend guests dress in layers so they are comfortable at the different stages of the cruise. All of their vessels offer heated, enclosed cabins, but to really experience the wildlife and glaciers of Prince William Sound , you’ll want to spend some time on the observation decks. Those planning to be on the outside viewing decks should bring a rainproof jacket, hat and gloves. Comfortable walking shoes with rubber soles are also important.