AK Wildlife and Grandview Train Tour


Hop aboard the Alaska Railroad’s Glacier Discovery Train and travel from Anchorage or Girdwood, south along Turnagain Arm to Portage.   Disembark the train and join us for a guided tour of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.  After visiting AWCC, we will take you back to Portage train station for a trip to Spencer Glacier where you can go on a Ranger led Hike at Spencer Whistle Stop, or a Scenic Train Ride to Grandview thru the most scenic portion of the AK Railroad – the upper placer river gorge & tunnels section.


This Tour Can Be Added on to any Spencer Glacier Train Tour for Anchorage and Girdwood Boarding Guests for an Additional $70 Per Person.  

  • Wildlife Guaranteed on this tour!
  • Musk Oxen, Moose, Caribou, Wood Bison, Black Bear, Brown Bear, Porcupine & Many More.
  • One of the best Gift Shop in Alaska resides at AWCC.
  • Catered Sack Lunch Provided.  If you are vegetarian or gluten free or have any other dietary restriction, please let us know ahead of time.  Lunch includes a Sandwich/Wrap, piece of Fruit, Chips, and a Dessert.
  • Children–  If you have young children, please let us know, so we can provide car seats.


9:45 AM – Train Departs Anchorage

11:00 AM – Train Departs Girdwood, Chugach Adventure Guide will meet you on the train from Girdwood.

11:30 AM – Train Arrives Portage, De-board Train at Portage Station

11:30-1:00 Visit the AK Wildlife Conservation Center

1:15 – Back to Portage Train Depot

1:25 – Train Departs Portage to Spencer & Grandview

5:15 – Back to Portage Train Depot

5:30 – Girdwood return by Motorcoach Bus

6:30 – Anchorage return by Motorcoach Bus

Chugach Adventures / AK Railroad Cancellation Policy
Any cancellation made up to 7 days in advance will receive a 50% refund.  For cancellations within 48 hours, NO refund will be given.  Cancellations made 8 days or more in advance will receive a full refund minus a 5% transaction fee.