Alyeska Aerial Tram

Alyeska Aerial Tram, Girdwood: Hours, Address, Alyeska Aerial Tram Reviews: 4.5/5

Alyeska Aerial Tram
4.5
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Alyeska Aerial Tram is a three-to-seven minute scenic ride from The Hotel Alyeska to 2,300 ft in elevation and the top of Mt. Alyeska. From the Tram, you can see for miles in all directions – including views of the Turnagain Arm, up to seven “hanging” glaciers, and endless peaks deep into the Chugach Mountain range. Don’t forget to look down! In the summer months, moose and bear sightings are common on our aerial tram rides, too. At the Mountain Station, there is an observation deck providing even more breath-taking panoramic views of majestic mountains, hanging glaciers, sparkling streams, towering spruce, and an array of wildlife. Conde Nast Traveler rated Alyeska ~ "Best view of any U.S. ski resort." The observation deck is a perfect place to enjoy a relaxed lunch or a beautiful evening sunset. Telescopes are also available along the deck.
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CarlaZ513
Loveland, Ohio, USA65 contributions
Jun. 2022
Taking the tram to the top of Alyeska may be a bit expensive ($38 for adults, and $28 for children in the summer) but the views are spectacular from the top! The tram runs every 15 minutes and takes about 7 minutes to get to the top. There is still snow left over from the winter so you can throw snowballs in the summer. There is a cafeteria, gift shop, and bar at the top, so if it's a nice day, you can grab a beer and enjoy the view for an hour or so. Highly recommend!
Written 27 June 2022
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mmshops444
Wausau, WI92 contributions
Jun. 2022 • Couples
May be a little pricey, but worth it for the views. A nice way to spend an hour or two to see the surrounding beauty. Very clean restaurant and tram. Beautiful grounds. Bring your binoculars! Super interesting history in the roundhouse…don’t miss that.
Written 18 June 2022
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Beej139
Columbus, OH35 contributions
Jun. 2022 • Friends
The tram is fun and the views good, but it’s expensive for a 4.5 minute ride. It’s a one and done for me. One of the ticket options is pay $12 for $20 worth of food in the deli. The $8 savings are not worth it. Restaurant was disorganized and they were obviously training first day people during the busiest time of day. And the food was very mediocre.
Written 17 June 2022
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enjoyslife3
Chicago, IL72 contributions
Jun. 2022
Loved the tram! Goes up every 15 minutes. Can hold 50 people. Moves pretty quick. The views are outstanding! Once on top, you can walk around, there was still snow in June. There is a restaurant to enjoy a nice lunch or just walk around.
Written 16 June 2022
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381kt
Mount Horeb, WI144 contributions
Jun. 2022 • Family
We wanted to hike the north face trail up but it was still snow covered. This was a fun alternative but not cheap. Beautiful views and great snacks and bar up top. Customer service was top notch all around. It wasn’t crowded when we were there but could see how that could make this less fun if it was.
Written 14 June 2022
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nremtp06
York, SC10 contributions
Jun. 2022 • Family
Beautiful location that offers a gorgeous view. You do not have to stay at resort to ride the tram. Thanks.
Written 12 June 2022
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Nomad1310
Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates39 contributions
May 2022 • Solo
I decided to go to Alyeska Ariel tram last minute and I couldn’t find any tours online so I had to take a cab from anchorage which cost a fortune . Try to rent a car or drive there otherwise it’s difficult to reach . But when you reach it’s really fantastic up there. I booked the ticket with lunch which cost 50 $ including 20 $ credit at the restaurant. I really enjoyed my trip in the ski and mountain despite paying a lot to reach there. Earlier arrangement for transfer is required.
Written 1 June 2022
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Jenny M
Ankeny, IA339 contributions
May 2022 • Couples
We stopped by on our way to Anchorage. The hotel is definitely a resort. The tram is pricey but the view is spectacular. We got to see a black bear from our tram. The top is great with plenty to see.
Written 28 May 2022
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Stacey C
5 contributions
May 2022
What a great experience. Everyone needs to go and see this! Such a fun experience and so much to see up top.
Written 26 May 2022
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Jordanpes
Austin, TX7 contributions
Apr. 2022
All- I highly recommend taking a tram with this company! Today I called to get information on the trams for this summer and spoke with Brie. She was extremely helpful in answering my questions. I then started to ask her details about the area and things to do as this will be our first time in Alaska. She went above and beyond to answer my questions and told me all the amazing places to go when we arrive. Although she did not have to do this, it was much appreciated. What an awesome customer experience! Brie should be given a raise.
Written 4 April 2022
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  • Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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