Half-Day Anchorage Wildlife Tour with Lunch

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  • 5 Hours
  • March-Oct: 7 Days a week, Nov-Feb: Fri-Mon.
  • Van Tour

Come Animal-Spotting on Our Anchorage, Alaska Wildlife Tours

Embark on a half-day tour that not only showcases the stunning natural beauty and wildlife of Alaska but also treats you to a unique culinary experience in Girdwood, complete with local beer sampling. This adventure offers a comprehensive glimpse into the heart of Alaska, combining scenic vistas, wildlife conservation, and the rich flavors of local cuisine and craft beers.

If you have any questions about this half-day tour from Anchorage, please feel free to get in touch. Do you want more Alaska travel and food inspiration ahead of your trip? Browse our full range of sightseeing, wildlife, and food tours in Anchorage and the surrounding areas.

Trip Details

Departure Time

Spring March – April: 10:00am
Summer May – Sept: 8:00am and 1:30pm
Fall Sept – Oct: 10:00am
Winter Nov – Feb: 10:00am

Meeting point

The Kobuk

504 W 5th Ave

Anchorage, AK 99501

*Please make your way to the back patio

Availability

Spring March – April: 7 days a week 10:00am
Summer May – Sept: 7 days a week 8:00am and 1:30pm
Fall Sept – Oct: 7 days a week 10:00am
Winter Nov – Feb: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday 10:00am

Duration

5 hours

Group size

Minimum of 4, maximum of 14 guests per group

*Our tours generally meet the required minimum, but occasionally we must cancel or reschedule a tour if we don’t have enough guests to meet that minimum.

Included

  • Two hour food tour with one beer included
  • Transportation
  • Pick up & drop off from downtown Anchorage
  • Entry fees
  • Expert Alaskan guide

Not Included

Guide gratuities

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Cash
  • Camera
  • Bottled water, if desired
  • You must bring a Government-issued ID (if over 21)
  • An appetite!

Map to Meeting Point

What to Expect

Scenic Drive on the Seward Highway: Your journey begins on the Seward Highway, an All-American Road recognized for its breathtaking scenery. As you traverse this iconic highway, expect to be greeted by dramatic landscapes of mountains, forests, and waterways — a perfect backdrop for the adventure that lies ahead.
 
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center: A visit to the AWCC offers an immersive experience of wildlife conservation efforts in Alaska. Spend 1.5 hours exploring over 200 acres of natural habitats where you can observe a wide range of animals, including brown bears, moose, and wood bison, living as they would in the wild. This visit underscores the tour’s commitment to wildlife preservation and offers insightful learning opportunities about Alaska’s ecosystem.
 
Wildlife Watching: Along the way, we make stops at prime locations for wildlife watching, enhancing your chances of spotting some of Alaska’s most iconic creatures in their natural environment.
 
Girdwood Culinary and Beer Sampling Experience: The tour culminates in Girdwood, a picturesque town renowned for its scenic beauty and exceptional culinary scene. Here, you’ll enjoy a family-style lunch at one of the local eateries, chosen for their commitment to showcasing Alaskan flavors. To complement your meal, indulge in a beer sampling session featuring a selection of Alaska’s finest craft beers, offering a taste of the local brewing artistry. This experience promises not only to satisfy your appetite but also to enrich your understanding and appreciation of Alaskan cuisine.
 
Engaging Narratives: Throughout the tour, your knowledgeable guide will share captivating stories and historical insights, adding depth to the visual splendor and culinary delights you’ll encounter.

Good to Know

  • You must be over 21 to enjoy the beer sampling portion of this tour. You must bring a Government-issued ID.
  • *This tour is not wheelchair accessible as our van is not able to accommodate wheelchairs at this time. People with hip problems, knee issues or other mobility problems should not take the tour.
  • We ask that guests arrive at least 15 minutes prior to their tour departure time.
  • Warning: We are not responsible for any food allergies or restrictions. If you have any, it is up to you to make sure that the food you eat on our tours doesn't trigger your allergies. We appreciate your understanding in this matter.
  • Unfortunately, we are unable to cater to those with special dietary restrictions (e.g. vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, etc.). The locations we visit and food we offer change frequently and sometimes with little notice. This makes it extremely difficult to make sure alternatives are available.
  • This tour operates regardless of weather, except in the case that an extreme weather advisory has been issued by state or federal authorities, or an unforeseen circumstance beyond our control. Please be prepared for all weather conditions.
  • This tour is available starting in May 2024. Check out our other tours to book a tour for the current season.
  • We actively seek to understand and appreciate the diverse backgrounds of guests, employees, and partners. Encourage equal opportunities for all, promote open dialogue, and foster an inclusive environment that makes everyone feel valued and respected, regardless of their race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, political affiliation, age, identity, or any other characteristic.
  • Our tours have a required minimum number of guests in order to run. On rare occasions tours may be canceled if this tour is not met.

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