Just 50 minutes from Anchorage, this Alaskan conservation site sets the scene for an amazing river rafting tour. Navigated by a trusty guide, you’ll drift along the crystal-clear Portage River and set your sights on sprawling scenery inhabited by a myriad of wildlife. The site stands among the nation’s most breathtaking landscapes. Your adventure includes: A visit to the AK Wildlife Conservation Center Available pick up from Hotel Alyeska and Girdwood locations Catered Lunch Expert local guide narrating the entire tour The air, brisk from towering glaciers that grace the water, is nothing short of invigorating. Warm clothes are suggested, as is your trusty camera. Along the many bends, you’ll have countless opportunities to capture caribou, wood bison, musk oxen, moose and both black and brown bears (perhaps you’ll even spot them feeding on the rivers’ abundant salmon). An all-age adventure, the rating tour moves at a gentle pace, giving you over three hours to take it all in.