Turnagain Arm Shuttle
Turnagain Arm Shuttle Service – “Your transport to adventure.” Hop on any time, hop off any time, and come back on your time. The shuttle is open-ended and runs seven days a week from May to September 19th. The shuttle begins at 8 a.m. with a final return coming back at 8 p.m. from Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Take a shuttle transfer along Turnagain Arm and Portage Glacier Valley hassle-free and at your leisure with the Turnagain Arm Shuttle service. Discover the beauty of the Turnagain Arm where you can choose to visit Indian Valley Goldmine, Alyeska Resort and take the Tram for stunning views of Turnagain Arm, or choose to hike the trail to the top and take the free ride down or take a helicopter ride/dog sled tour with Alpine Air. The town of Girdwood has a free bus service, and you can literally spend the entire day sightseeing at this ski resort town. You can also choose to visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center at a leisurely pace. We also take you to Portage Valley Road where you can hike or bike the Trail of Blue Ice. The newest trail in the valley is a stunning walk or bicycle ride through the rain forest which is being used by many people; and the positive feedback has been tremendous! The Trail of Blue Ice stays on the valley floor and links all the developed recreation sites in Portage Valley where you can view several hanging glaciers during your excursion or veer off and enjoy the hike at Byron Glacier Trail. The Portage Valley Lodge is a great place to stop and enjoy lunch or rent a bike for use on the many trails in Portage Valley. When you’re ready, simply hop back on a shuttle back to the Anchorage downtown visitor’s center. Shuttles leave every hour from the Anchorage Visitor Information Center beginning at 8 a.m. with the last return to Anchorage at 8 p.m. This gives you plenty of flexibility with your schedule to take in famous Turnagain Arm's top attractions – one of Alaska’s most scenic drives.