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Activities: Kayaking, Sailing, Viewing wildlife, Whale watching
Description: 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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Breathtaking scenery

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... read more

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

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 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 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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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We visited the Prince William Sound to see the glaciers. We took a 5+ hour glacier tour from Whittier. This was a great option for us compared to a 7+ day cruise. We saw about 9 different glaciers, lots of otters in the sound, and a moose on the train ride from Anchorage to Whitter. The midnight sun is something... More 

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Malua Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Spectacular scenery, great fishing opportunities, fabulous kayaking and wonderful glimpses of wildlife.

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Bel Air, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It's more open water, so potentially more choppy, but it can live up to its whale siting reputation: Orca, humpbacks, bubble nets, pods. A good captain will spot them and stay with them. And Prince William Sound will likely give him/her the best opportunity in the Inside Passage. Pretty close to Juneau and Glacier Bay, so you can plan on... More 

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