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Prince William Sound

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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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Sound and Magic

I had been in Milford and Doubtful Sound in NZ but Prince William Sound is completely different, it is not only the fjords but also whales everywhere, sea otter, seals... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I had been in Milford and Doubtful Sound in NZ but Prince William Sound is completely different, it is not only the fjords but also whales everywhere, sea otter, seals, puffins. humpback whales is not only one they are a lot... and most important, the price is really worth. I love it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I've kayaked in Harriman Bay and in Knight Island. Stayed in Shoup Bay near Valdez and taken the ferry from Valdez to Whittier. Love the views. Not as many mammals as Kenai area, but more ice. Which I'd gotten to Icy Bay.

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Texas
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This was an awesome site. So enjoyed the stillness and yet powerful sound. Loved the color of the water everything really in Alaska is beautiful. I have nothing I could say I didn't like. Really I loved visiting Alaska and we are ready to go back!!

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Chicago, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We traveled through Prince William sound. A real beautiful place as are most places in Alaska. Bring your camera

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Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
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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Chicago, Illinois
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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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