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Soak in the breathtaking scenery of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls and bays...

Soak in the breathtaking scenery of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls and bays whether kayaking, sailing or cruising through the calm waters. Wildlife abounds in the form of whales, seals, sea lions, eagles, bears and deer.

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College Fjords and Prince William Sound. Amazing

On the last day of 7 day one way Princess Cruise from Vancouver to Whittier, we spent the day and evening in Prince William Sound and the College Fjords. In total, we spent 17... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 13, 2015
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

On the last day of 7 day one way Princess Cruise from Vancouver to Whittier, we spent the day and evening in Prince William Sound and the College Fjords. In total, we spent 17 days in Alaska, the inside passage and land, including Denali. This was one of the best days of the trip! The Sound was so beautiful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The amount of wildlife in PWS cannot be explained. It is everywhere. Whales, dolphins, seals, baby seals, starfish, all sorts of birds. There are glaciers. On shore there are bears, moose, and fox-to name a few.

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Greeneville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Unspeakable Natural wonders abound. We saw whales, salmon, eagles, otters. Undescribablly great in its granduer.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We went on the cruise visiting Prince William Sound this is a day trip and an excellent one for seeing all of the glaciers in the Sound. The commentary was ver good and the food served was also OK, the staff were all very helpful. The scenery is breathtaking and worth the cost of the trip and this can be... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We went on a cruise around Prince William sound and it was a beautiful day and we say glaciers up close and orcas breaching and a cannery where the fisherman brought in their salmon. The landscape is so awesome also, It's eye candy for the brain .. We even had glacier margaritas ... Nice way to end the day.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

You have to see it to believe it. It looks like on a post card, picture perfect. Even better than Kenai. Endless glaciers, rivers, lakes, the sea. It can't get better than this. You definitely have to make a trip to this area and see it. Valdez is a good base and then explore the area by cruise or kayak.

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

You can take small cruise to go out and see the glaciers. Always prepare jumpers, and also binoculars.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Enjoyed this holiday. Its well worth the visit, such natural beauty is just outstanding, And there are so many ways to get here, i took the ferry up, but you have the cruises ships coming up and you can always catch a flight as well.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

I was in Prince William Sound for 6 nights on the Island C as part of an Alaskan photography safari. It is an incredibly beautiful place. We visited Mink Island, Eshamy bay, Dangerous Passage, Icy Bay, Bettles Bay, Gaanaak Cove, Glacier Island; and saw many glaciers - Bettles, Tiger, Tiger Tail, Chenega - and so much wildlife - orca, sea... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Loved the Blackstone Glacier Tour. Took the train from Anchorage to Whittier and did the 4 1/2 hour cruise. Breathtaking and worthwhile!

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