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Valdez Electric Fat Tire Bike Tour

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$169 per person
$169 per person
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3.5 Hours
Availability : May - September
Min Age : 12+
Max People : 10

Alaska’s ‘Little Switzerland’

“I cannot recommend Alaska Trail Guides highly enough. The pacing was perfect for my family, the scenery was beautiful.” ~ TripAdvisor

Price Includes

  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Electric bike, helmet and biking gloves
  • Rain pants and jacket
  • Great opportunity to see wildlife in Valdez

Departure & Return Location

  • Kelsey Dock on Hazelet Ave, Valdez

Departure Time

  • 10:00 AM
  • 2 PM

Required

  • Must know how to ride a bike
  • Closed toed shoes

Overview

Experience Valdez with ease on an electric pedal-assist fat tire bike! Explore a small town full of wildlife, surrounded by mountains, waterfalls, and history and see why it’s often called Alaska’s ‘Little Switzerland’. Electric pedal-assist fat tire bikes offer the perfect opportunity to explore Valdez for even the most casual of riders. You will go farther and faster while still enjoying the exercise, scenery, and fresh air. The optional electric assist makes our bikes great for casual riders and bike enthusiasts alike. Pedal effortlessly along a flat, paved bike path which is offset from the road and takes you out of town, along coastal wetlands, and over glacier-fed rivers with views of hanging glaciers, mountains, and waterfalls.

Your friendly, knowledgeable guide will share the history of this small town, from the Gold Rush to the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake, to the present day and the oil pipeline terminal. The bike ride will take you from the Valdez Port, 11 miles to the Solomon Gulch Hatchery and back. Along the way, learn about the natural history of the area, fishing industry, see salmon jumping up the fish ladder (in mid to late summer), watch eagles soaring overhead and sea otters, seals, sea lions and perhaps even a bear loitering along the shoreline. The activity at the Solomon Gulch Fish Hatchery varies based on the month, the pink salmon return from late June to August and swarm the hatchery. At the hatchery, you’ll have 45 minutes to explore the self-guided walking tour and enjoy a snack while savoring the scenery.

Looking for a private experience for your group, tailored to your abilities? Contact us with what you are looking for. 

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Reviews
  •   Frankie and Elly took me on a Kincaid Park adventure, where we did a little single track, got a little muddy and even saw a moose. Everything I wanted in... read more

    travelfan014
    8/09/2019

      We would highly recommend this tour! Elly did a great job leading the pack, stopping to provide photo ops and sharing fun facts as we traveled the trails. Half of... read more

    B5608PGpaulaw
    12/31/2020

      Great equipment, wonderful guide, beautiful weather! Elly was a fantastic guide and provided an electric bike for my wife and a regular fat tire for me.

    RallyCap
    11/28/2020
  •   Derrick was a knowledgeable guide who took great care of us. He and the van driver, Ellie, made sure that our bikes and helmets fit, had water bottles, and that... read more

    dallastravler
    8/08/2019

      Coastal cruise bike tour was a fun morning with Elly for our family of 4. She had lots of local wildlife knowledge (even though we didn’t see much on our... read more

    Adupont29
    8/09/2020

      I highly recommend taking this tour. Ellie was a terrific guide and a very nice and genuine person. The tour was great fun, and relaxing biking through Kincaid Park... read more

    ReneeOH2019
    9/06/2019
  •   Perfect way to begin my trip in Anchorage! I was so impressed by my guide’s knowledge...about everything. I learned about plants, wildlife, geological events — but also great tips and... read more

    jemorg09
    6/27/2020

      Had a great time exploring the Chugach State Park on this bike ride. The pacing was perfect for my family, the scenery was beautiful, and having lunch at the top... read more

    msikkink88
    8/23/2019

      So cool! We visited in August 2020 and this was our first activity since arriving in Anchorage. Elly was knowledgeable and made it super fun. We may or may not... read more

    K4092ZXkatherines
    8/20/2020
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