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Address: AK
Activities: Whale watching, Kayaking, Sailing, Viewing wildlife
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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Jaw dropping beauty

It's just like the fjords of Norway, and it's right in Anchorage's back pocket. Its stark beauty and accessibility combine to make this a must-see adventure. Check the Whittier... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Alaska
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

It's just like the fjords of Norway, and it's right in Anchorage's back pocket. Its stark beauty and accessibility combine to make this a must-see adventure. Check the Whittier weather cam before you go, because it can be flat calm in Portage and when you come out the tunnel into Whittier it can be blowing a gale and raining. It's... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We rode across the Prince William Sound on the Alaskan high speed ferry from Whitter to Valdez as part of our Alaskan two week tour. The Sound was so beautiful and was quiet when we crossed it. We met a man who told us about the islands and the local people who lived there. Really added to the experience.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Going into Prince William Sound on a small tour boat that held about 100 people was absolutely awesome. The scenery is spectacular with the deep blue water of the Sound, the green trees on shore, and the towering white mountains reaching to the sky. We saw whales, sea otters, lots of birds while on the boat, and moose and Dall... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This place was so dead calm and eerily quiet apart from the sounds coming from the glaciers falling.I saw otters, dolphins and eagles whilst on the water. Well worth a visit once.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

we went on a glacier tour on the qayak chief . the whole cruise was just so amazing and scenic! since it was winter did not get to see many whales still some orcas surprised us. also lots of seals and otters..saw 2 gglaciers - the blackstone and beloit. and anchored at one of the glaciers near them and did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It was my first time in Alaska. Went on the 5-hour 26 Glacier Tour and it was incredible. Saw a lot of otters, seals and eagles. Our tour guide was well-informed and friendly.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We went to this half-day cruise. Lunch was served on board (fish+chips). The views of the glaciers were excellent. Watching so many glaciers for the first time was a real treat. It was quite a value for money..

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Anchorage, Alaska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been spending summers on Prince William Sound for 18 years now and we never tire of it. You can take a day trip to look at glaciers and never be disappointed, when you take a fishing charter, it is like you get a free sightseeing trip with it and kayaking is outstanding! So, no matter what your outdoor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Every time I have been to Alaska, I can't stop being amazed by the Glaciers. I can look at them for hours and take multiple pictures. It is never the same view. Prince William Sound is the gateway to the glaciers. This is a must on any trip to Alaska.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Words cannot really capture the beauty of Alaska, moreover the mountainous scenery reflecting of the still waters of Prince Willaim Sound....just a great sight....

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