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Alaska Crafted Tour and Cruise Transfer- Port of Seward

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Ease back into reality as you join your knowledgeable ‘Hoperator’ for a fun filled cruise ship transfer and tour from the historic port city of Seward through the mountains of the Kenai peninsula along the 114-mile National Scenic Byway, the Seward Highway to Anchorage.  Taste your way through the Alaska craft beverage scene while taking in the mountain vistas, pristine lakes, and grandeur that is ALASKA.

What You'll Get


Enjoy a fully guided tour from the historic port city of Seward through the mountains of the Kenai peninsula along the 114-mile National Scenic Byway, the Seward Highway. Take in the mountain vistas, pristine lakes, and grandeur that is ALASKA on the 1.5 hour ride to our first stop, Alyeska Resort.  Revel in a tram ride and lunch atop Mt. Alyeska and behind the scenes tours and tastings at Girdwood Brewing Co., Anchorage Distillery, and Double Shovel Cider Co.  

We will board the Alyeska Aerial Tram for a birds-eye view of the Girdwood Valley and surrounding Chugach Mountains before topping out at our lunch perch atop Mt. Alyeska. From 2,300ft. above the valley floor we will enjoy lunch at the Bore Tide Bar and Deli while soaking up the breath-taking panoramic views. Once fueled up on our lunches, we will make our way to Girdwood Brewing Company. Founded in 2017, we will cozy up in this beautiful brewery while we taste the hand crafted beers and receive a behind the scenes tour the brewery. Mingle with the locals and learn the art of brewing craft beer in the Last Frontier.  

Continuing the adventure toward Anchorage, we will parallel the Turnagain Arm onthe most scenic 40 mile drive in Alaska. Continuing with our 100% Alaska crafted theme, we will visit the largest distillery in Alaska. Utilizing Alaska grown barley and wheat, fresh Alaskan berries, and pristine glacier water, Anchorage Distillery is crafting some of the state’s smoothest gins, vodkas, and whiskeys. We will sample these spirits straight or in a handmade craft cocktail and go behind the scenes to take a closer look at the production process.

Rounding out our Alaska Crafted Tour will find us at one of the most popular tasting rooms in the state, Double Shovel Cider Company. Named for a caribou antler formation prized by hunters, Double Shovel opened in 2016 as the first microcidery in Alaska. Sourcing as many local Alaskan apples as possible and utilizing a proprietary juice blend from the Pacific Northwest, see and sample these gluten free cider blends at the source.

Your Alaska Crafted tour and transfer will finish with a hotel or airport drop-off.

From the Alaska shoreline to the the big city, you will experience the Alaska craft beverage scene in style on this off-the-beaten path tour. With a maximum group size of 14, this small group tour ensures a personalized experience full of stories and surprises you’ll be sure to recount to your friends back home.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 21 years
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • After the tour, you will be dropped off at your hotel, the airport, or downtown Anchorage. The tour will wrap up around **5:30pm.** Please plan to have a minimum of 1.5 hrs. for airport check-in if you are flying out that evening.
  • Closed toe shoes are required
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Beverages
  • Beer / Cider / Spirit / Craft Cocktail samples
  • Lunch
  • Tram Ride
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel or airport drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Tour escort/host
  • Bottled water

  • Gratuities
  • Additional tastings

Departure Point
Seward Cruise Ship Terminal, Seward, AK 99664, USA

Departure Time
9:00 AM

8 hours 30 minutes

Return Details
Anchorage, AK, USA

Voucher Info
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