Is there a ferry to Valdez?
Ferry services to Valdez to/from Whittier and Cordova is provided by the Alaska Marine Highway. Local operators offer Water Taxis to other areas in Prince William Sound.
Is the ferry from Whittier to Valdez scenic?
The ferry from Whittier to Valdez is a great scenic experience with views of glaciers and icebergs. The captain usually announces when seals, dolphins and humpback whales are visible around the boat.
Is there a ferry from Anchorage to Valdez?
The fast ferry Chenega cuts travel time from Anchorage to Valdez to less than driving: about 90 minutes by car from Anchorage to Whittier and less than 4 hours by ferry from Whittier to Valdez. Fare is $89 for an adult, half price ages 6 through 11, free 5 and under. A 15-foot car costs $105 to take along.
How much does it cost to take the ferry from Bellingham to Alaska?
Alaska Ferry System Costs
As an example, two people traveling one-way from Bellingham, WA to Ketchikan is approx $500 (in the middle of the summer). Add a vehicle (like the VW Westfalia) and you’ll add another $500. Add a cabin for another approx $250-350.
How much does the ferry cost from Whittier to Valdez?
The most affordable way to get from Valdez to Whittier is to car ferry, which costs $17 – $55 and takes 5h 45m. What is the fastest way to get from Valdez to Whittier?
Where do I sleep if I don’t have a cabin in Alaska ferry system?
You can sleep most anywhere except the dining room, movie room, bar, main thoroughfares, and anywhere marked as “Authorized Personnel Only.” You have several options for sleeping on the ferry, even if you don’t have a cabin: Tent camping. Solarium sleeping.
How many days do you need in Valdez?
Minimum Stay. 1 day/2 nights. You could stay busy for up to 3 days in Valdez.