Meares Glacier Excursion

Amazing glaciers, exciting wildlife, and a rich history


$185 Adult/ Child $92.50 + $4 per person*

7.5 Hours

9:00 a.m. Departure

6/2/2024 – 8/30/2024

Discover Prince William Sound

This 7.5-hour tour is perfect for the traveler who is looking to discover all that Prince William Sound has to offer – amazing glaciers, exciting wildlife and a rich history. While cruising the majestic waters from Valdez to Meares Glacier, our captains will travel the shorelines looking for wildlife that live in the Sound. This tour has the time to travel to locations where seals, sea otters, sea lions, humpback whales, orcas, Dall’s porpoise, bald eagles, puffins and more are typically spotted.

On board, our captains will share stories with you about the history of the Sound from early explorers, gold and copper mining, oil shipping, commercial fishing and the 1964 Good Friday earthquake.

A morning snack and lunch are served on board.  Complimentary water, tea, coffee and lemonade are available, along with additional snacks for purchase.

Departure Time: 9:00 AM*
Length: 7.5 hours
Dates of Operation: June 2 – August 30, 2024
Rates: $185.00 Adult + $4 Fees; $92.50 Child + $4 Fees

Departure Time:

9:00 AM*


7.5 hours

Dates of Operation:

June 2 – August 30, 2024


$185.00 Adult + $4 Fees
$92.50 Child + $4 Fees

* Please check our schedule, this tour does not operate daily.

Captain Chris awaits the “ooos and ahhhs” from guests as Meares Glacier slowly reveals itself.

Captain Amanda looks forward to the journey up Unakwik Inlet almost as much as the visit to the glacier. In her opinion, “There is not a more spectacular body of water in all of Prince William Sound. The water is exceedingly calm, and the nearshore cruising is amazing.”

Captain Caleb is enticed by Unakwik Inlet’s “quiet serenity and many forested passageways.”

When Marketing & Reservation Manager Selah has the time, she will choose to hop on the Meares Glacier Cruise so she can have more time on the water. “Traveling the extra distance to Meares Glacier increases my chances to see wildlife, especially the Dall’s porpoise, whales, puffins, otters and seals!