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Denali seen in all it's glory.

Boarded the train in Whittier after leaving our ship. The view from the upper deck of all windows... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pamela C

Took this train from Anchorage to Denali. It’s glass domed roof helped us to appreciate the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patricia S
Allendale, Michigan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Boarded the train in Whittier after leaving our ship. The view from the upper deck of all windows was breath taking. Since it was a sunny day and very clear, we were able to see Denali, his wife, and their son all at the same...More

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had excellent seats being in the front row of the car on the train right behind the locomotive. The seats were very comfortable and the staff are very helpful and friendly. The eating area was on the first floor with cloth table clothes and...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took this train from Anchorage to Denali. It’s glass domed roof helped us to appreciate the expanse of what we were seeing. This is a first class, luxurious train. Dining car, which is on the lower level, offers gourmet selections well-made choices. Great way to...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We rode the train from Whittier to denali yesterday. The passenger cars are quite nice with a panoramic view. James and his fiancé Chelsea were very knowledgeable and were quite enjoyable and very personable. We were on the train for ten hours which is too...More

Thank mjswansona
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Like many travellers this journey was part of a combined land/cruise package for us. We were coached from our Anchorage hotel and quickly on to the train and into our reserved seats. These were in the upper, panorama section of the carriage and were just...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2018

What a fantastic train ride and the staff were so accommodating. This is an exciting way to travel with beautiful views, great food to purchase, dining room beneath your carriage, complete bar, super clean toilets and comfy seats. You could not ask for more.

Thank Xanerin
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Great way to see the Alaskan landscape, Huge carriage with large picture windows. Great commentary and drinks and snacks to your seat. Dining room underneath. All facilities and with the commentary you never miss anything. Highly recommended but do the land portion before your cruise.

Thank geoffa007
Reviewed November 5, 2017

This was part of our Holland America Tour, we had reserved seats in a glass domed carriage, you can have breakfast and lunch downstairs in the dining area if you wish. the seats are comfortable and spacious and there was a bar area at the...More

Thank cnomis
Reviewed October 4, 2017

This train ride was part of our land and sea trip booked through Holland America. The train was great. We had reserved seats upstairs in the dome car so, if you went downstairs to eat or use the restroom, you did not have to fear...More

Thank Charlotte M
Reviewed September 29, 2017

We traveled by rail to Talkeetna from Whittier on the Wilderness Rail with Princess Cruises. The train was comfortable and the tour guide (Perooza) was very knowledgeable. Along the way we saw plenty of wildlife from Beluga Whales to Dall Sheep. The train sold snacks...More

Thank Wendy F
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November 15, 2017|
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Response from Wendy F | Reviewed this property |
The bathrooms on the train are similar to an airline bathroom, just a bit larger.
July 4, 2016|
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Response from Tony C | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately I don't know!
March 2, 2016|
Response from Robert v | Reviewed this property |
not inside the vista cars but there are open air platforms where it is allowed. this is also the best place to take pictures