This day trip combines a 3 – 4 hour scenic boat trip with an unforgettable 5-mile hike to Ellsworth Glacier. This was at one time the longest glacier flowing from Sargent Icefield. Ellsworth has receded in recent years, yet it is still a popular and impressive glacier to visit and enjoy.

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This trip will take you on an enchanting journey through a remote fjord to Day Harbor, where you will d-board the boat and begin your hike through a variety of forest types where you will have many opportunities to see unique plants and wildlife.

Eventually you will exit the woods at the shores of Ellsworth’s glacial lagoon. The beauty and power of this ever-changing ecosystem is mesmerizing and certain to make a lasting impression.

Your hike includes expertise and insights from your knowledgeable guide and an overall education on Alaskan climate change. You will also receive complimentary hiking poles, a day hiking pack (if needed) transportation from the downtown Seward-based office. This trip also includes lunch and organic snacks & hot drinks to enjoy along the way.

Things you should bring along for your hike include; warm synthetic layers, warm wool socks, hiking boots or sneakers, a day hiking pack if you have one (if not one can be supplied for you for use on the hike), rain gear (can be rented from shop in needed) a refillable water bottle, camera and of course a positive attitude!

 

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855-684-3400

Highlights
  • Private wildlife boat tour
  • Learn about how geology has shaped the flora and fauna
  • Professional guide
  • AK climate change education
  • Hiking poles provided
  • Daypack provided if needed
  • Transportation from shop in downtown Seward
  • Organic snacks & hot drinks
  • Lunch provided

Schedule

There is one hike offered each day:
Full day hike:8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Age requirements:Anyone age 9 and over is welcome
Difficulty level:Moderate, Easy
This is an easy hike of around 5 miles round trip. There is only a very small elevation gain. The hike covers and unmaintained trail, and some hiking along the rocky beach may be necessary.

Rates

1-2 Guests:$475/person
3 Guests$425/person
4-6 Guests$399/person

Terms & Policies

Full amount is due at booking.

Cancellations made more than 30 days prior to the trip are allowed minus $10 per person. 15-30 days prior to the trip 20% of total will be charged. 7-15 days prior to the trip 50% of total will be charged. Within 7 days of the trip 100% of total will be charged.

Call to book your reservations today!

855-684-3400

 

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