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Description: First mapped in 1895, Hubbard is considered the largest tidewater glacier...
First mapped in 1895, Hubbard is considered the largest tidewater glacier in North America.
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Our Oceania cruise ship captain took us to within a half mile of the Hubbard Glacier. We lingered in the area for about two hours. In addition to the spectacular visuals, we had... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Our Oceania cruise ship captain took us to within a half mile of the Hubbard Glacier. We lingered in the area for about two hours. In addition to the spectacular visuals, we had an amazing audio accompaniment. You could periodically hear what sounded like very loud thunder strikes; this was in fact the 350-400 foot high ice sheet cracking. Then... More 

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Orinda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Wow! We viewed the glacier from a cruise ship, listening to white thunder and watching icebergs calve from the glacier. An amazing sight!!

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London, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Absolutely Unique and Special Experience- It is possible to see ice breaking off into the Disenchantment bay. The colors were amazing blues deep within the glacier. Striations were apparent from 1000's of years ago. Pieces retrieved in the water showed bubbles and pink specks trapped in the ages. I estimate the face to be 10 plus stories high, prior to... More 

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Anaheim, Ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

A fantastic day! We were extremely lucky with the weather. We had a beautiful day. The glacier was calving quite a bit while we were there. Photos can't do it justice. If you ever get have the ability to go see Hubbard Glacier - do it! You will not be sorry.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Even we went with a cruise and I regret as I should go with airplane rather than an expensive cruise. Very beautiful, it is a must

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We visited this amazing place via cruise ship (Celebrity Millennium) on 20 August 2015 and sailed within 1.5 miles of the glacier face - the sight is awesome and the sounds of the ice shifting and breaking cannot be described. We knew little of this place prior to our visit but will never forget it! The approach through Disenchantment Bay... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We were on a princess cruise. We sail pass this glacier and it was an experience of a lifetime. The naturalist gave us his commentary on this and it was just incredible. We wonder how on earth it can become like this? Like sheet of ice covering all the mountains. There were ice in the water as well. People were... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had a vacation on a cruise by Royal Caribbean International. They are very systematic and organized .The cruise was for eight days and Hubbard Glacier was the first stop. The glacier from a distance looks like a snow covered mountain with white frothy structure at the bottom.When the ship took us closer the froth actually was a huge pile... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Breathtaking to see this mighty force of nature. The sound of the calving ice is like thunder...Spend the time to drink it in.

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Awesome views of the glacier, captain took us very close to the front of it. Beautifully blue, got to see calving and to hear the 'thunder". An amazing attraction.

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