Best Things to Do in Valdez, Alaska

This is the largest tidewater glacier in Alaska, you can get up close to this amazing natural phenomenon by taking a tour with a knowledgeable guide.

Columbia Glacier

Heritage museum exploring the area history & culture, with art exhibit, photographs & artifacts.

Valdez Museum

Keystone Canyon is a gorge near Valdez in the U.S. state of Alaska. Situated at an elevation of 307 feet, its walls are almost perpendicular.

Keystone Canyon

hatchery is part of the fishing program strictly controlled by the State of Alaska. A visit to the hatchery can consist of a walking tour which can be guided or self-guided

The Solomon Gulch Hatchery

This Museum showcases one of the largest collections of Native Alaskan art and artefacts in the world.

Maxine & Jesse Whitney Museum

You can take half, full or several day tours exploring this beautiful and remote part of Alaska. Think of icy waters, glaciers and fast flowing rivers.

River rafting and tubing tours

The visitor centre has plenty of information for tourists and visitors in this area. There are comprehensive lists of guides and things to do in Valdez.

Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau

If you are looking for a short easy hike whilst in Valdez, the dock point park and trail is a great place to start.

Dock Point Park & Trail

In Prince William Sound you are able to see both humpback whales and orca pods as well as dolphins and porpoises.

Dolphin & Whale Watching tours

Heli skiing and snowboarding tours are not uncommon in Valdez and there are daily drops to runs by way of helicopter.

Skiing and snowboarding tours

This glacier is very accessible, and the park has restrooms and picnic facilities for visitors to use. Just take a walk to enjoy the spectacular views of the glacier.

Worthington Glacier