Visit www.turnagainarmshuttle.com for more information and to book rides with stops including Turnagain Gallery and Gifts!
The Turnagain Arm Shuttle is a transportation service providing transport to adventures along Turnagain Arm. We encourage you to devote time and attention to acquiring knowledge on Things to do Along Turnagain Arm. We have provided helpful links to plan your adventures. Activities are an extra charge based on what you decide.
Get out of the city of Anchorage and explore the adventures found along
Alaska’s most scenic highway known as Turnagain Arm.
HOP ON ANY TIME, HOP OFF ANY TIME, AND
COME BACK ON YOUR TIME.
Reservations highly recommended on your outbound shuttle. PRIME seats fill up fast. Seat capacity is twelve every hour. Do not wait to reserve!
The shuttle begins its pick up behind the Anchorage log cabin Visitors Center and is open ended – Runs 7 days a week during tourist season May 10th – September 19th. - The first shuttle starts at 8 AM with a final return coming back at 8:00 PM from Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Shuttles return back to Anchorage from pick up points back every hour.
EXPLORE ANCHORAGE’S MOST SCENIC HIGHWAY KNOWN AS TURNAGAIN ARM:
Beluga Point: Popular photo stop with panoramic views of Turnagain Arm. Possible opportunities to see Dall sheep and Beluga whales.
Indian Valley Mine: Try gold panning and visit the museum to get a taste of gold mining history at this National Historic Site
Turnagain Art Gallery: Owned and operated by professional, competitive wood carvers, the gallery is full of stunning sculptures, jewelry, paintings and photographic prints.
Girdwood: This beautiful valley is home to the Alyeska Resort where you can take the Aerial Tram up Mt. Alyeska for incredible views of mountain, ocean, and glacier. You can also hike up Mt. Alyeska and take the Tram ride down, or enjoy the Winner's Creek Trail through pristine temperate rain forest. Some other activities include helicopter glacier landings and guided glacier hikes.
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center: One of the top-visited attractions in Alaska. View Alaska's most famous animals in a natural, open setting. During your visit, you'll have a chance to get great pictures of Grizzlies, Moose, Musk Ox, Caribou, Bison, Wolves, and more.
Portage Valley: Enjoy a meal at Portage Day Lodge and enjoy stunning hiking trails like the Trail of Blue Ice and Byron Glacier Trail. You can also rent a bicycle for a relaxing tour of the Valley. Other activities include taking the one-hour cruise on Portage Lake up to the face of Portage Glacier and discovering the geology and natural history of Portage Valley at the Begich Boggs Visitor Center.