Get up close to picturesque icebergs at Spencer Glacier lake after your scenic train ride on the AK Railroad’s Glacier Discovery Train. Chugach Adventures’ was the original guide service at Spencer Glacier pioneering the area since 2001. View panoramic mountain & glacial landscapes on a 7 mile river float down the pristine Placer River. This trip is one of the most scenic glacier river trips in Alaska. We do have a large number of guests join us on this trip during our peak season. If you want a more private rafting trip we recommend joining us on a morning Glacier Blue Kayaking trip that has more time on the water and smaller group sizes. Daily Chugach Adventures & Glacier Discovery Train TIMES & Itinerary 9:45 AM – Glacier Discovery Train Departs Anchorage 11:00 AM Train Departs Girdwood (Chugach Adventures’ Guide Greeter Boards Train & will answer any questions) 11:30 AM Train Arrives Portage 1st Stop – AWCC Add-On Guests Disembark Train for AK Wildlife Conservation Center From 11:30 – 1:00. 12:15 PM Train Arrives Whittier 12:45 PM Train Departs Whittier 1:15 PM Train Arrives Portage 2nd Stop 1:25 PM Train Departs Portage 2nd Stop 1:45 PM Train Arrives Spencer Whistle Stop 2- 4:45 PM Spencer Iceberg & Placer River Float – 2 Hours on the Water. 5-5:15 PM Return Via Train to Portage Station 5:30 PM Anchorage & Girdwood Guests Board Motorcoach Bus for Qui
Born and bred in Alaska, Ari has been a ski bum and river guide since earning his bio degree. He met his wife, Melanee on top of Cornbiscuit Mountain in the Chugach Range while ski touring and they have three adventurous young kids. He has called Girdwood’s Glacier Valley home - the best Mountain town in AK. Ari's guide service, Chugach Adventues, is one of Southcentral Alaska's only true All AK Guide Teams. Chugach Adventures offers glacier, raft, kayak, wildlife, canoe, camping, salmon bake & hiking Adventure tours that are suitable for all abilities & adventure levels.
Rubber boots, poncho, PFD
Spencer Glacier is only accessible by the Alaska Railroad. Spencer Glacier is a special place for us and we love sharing it with all ages. Come touch an iceberg with us at Chugach Adventures.
Our guides will de-board with you at The Spencer Whistle Stop and get you to the lake. Please wear hiking/outdoor attire. We do provided a small snack and cold/hot beverages on the raft ride.
Spencer Iceberg and Placer River Float