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Address: Yakutat Bay , Alaska, AK
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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Beautiful Hubbard Glacier

The Ship the Radiance of the Seas made the view of the Hubbard Glacier real wonderful. The Ships Captain brought the ship up close and turned it 360 degrees several times so all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Smithfield, Virginia
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Smithfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Ship the Radiance of the Seas made the view of the Hubbard Glacier real wonderful. The Ships Captain brought the ship up close and turned it 360 degrees several times so all passengers could get a real good view of the Glacier. It was breath taking!!!!

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We saw this glacier one morning on our RCI cruise. The ship made good time into the bay, and the captain advised that he was able to make 4 complete spins near the glacier, which he said was unusual. According to him, he can only get to this area 4 times out of 10 due to weather, ice in the... More 

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This is my second visit to Alaska and Hubbard Glacier. It's always so spectacular and humbling!! You must see Hubbard Glacier if you can because it's starting to get smaller and smaller with Global warming.

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Cumbria, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We visited the Hubbard Glacier as part of a cruise itinerary. You first see the glacier form a distance, but sheer size of it only becomes apparent as you get closer. It is spectacular! It is stunning! It is awesome! Listen out for the ice cracking. It sounds like distant fireworks, then you may see chunks of the glacier breaking... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Seeing a glacier usually involves a lot of hiking plus a long trip. At the Hubbard Glacier your boat pulls right up. It was recommended that we get out and see the glacier (we had access to the helipad at the front of the ship). This is excellent advice as the sights and sounds are well worth the short walk.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

As we came nearer the top of the mountains disappeared in clouds but nevertheless the glacier behaved! It is icy cold so close to the glacier and warm gloves, scarf and a cap are a must. Having learned about the Hubbard glacier at school several decades ago, it was hard to believe we were standing right in front of it,... More 

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Marion, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There is no way to explain how beautiful this experience is. Pictures will never capture the experience. It is so vast and beautiful. The sounds of the ice shifting are awesome. I loved watching the glacier shedding the ice in an avalanche down the sides. We enjoyed this off our deck on the cruise ship and it was just a... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We viewed the glacier from our cruise and it was breathtaking! Seeing this natural wonder, hearing the ice calving, and the surrounding landscape is a memory that my family will never forget.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We were on the Alaska Cruise cruising the inner passage up to the Hubbard Glacier. We were on a smaller cruise ship so we were able to get within 0.5 miles. The weather was wonderfully clear (no rain), cold was not too cold. The Glacier is just spectacular! The beauty of the colors, white, blue, aqua, turquoise is just amazing.... More 

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Hialeah, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Expectacular views!!! Amazing expirience!! the noice of the breaking ice, beautiful views. The ship get close to the glacier for us to take pictures. It was fantastic.

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Address: Yakutat Bay , Alaska, AK
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)

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