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Address: Seward, AK
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Seward Cruise with Dinner on Fox Island

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Kayaking Bear Glacier

spent three days at the glacier, could have stayed a week. Kayaked through the lake, witnessed an iceberg the size of home depot roll over. to have the ability to enjoy a place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
Mike N
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

spent three days at the glacier, could have stayed a week. Kayaked through the lake, witnessed an iceberg the size of home depot roll over. to have the ability to enjoy a place like this without another soul in sight in incredible..a must see

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Prospect, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

It was really good to be able to actually see and experience a glacier up close. Good learning experience!

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Portland, Oregon
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is a must see while in Seward. From the parking lot (has bathrooms) it is just a one mile easy hike to the glacier. In addition to views of the glacier there are stunning scenic views.

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Tucson, Arizona
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

15 years ago we took float plane here. They don't do this anymore. There were 5 of us & guide so, since helicopter only fits 4, half of us went at a time & waited while they got the rest of us. (You can also access by boat.) When we arrived, it was obvious that after a week of rain... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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9 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We've been boating in the Seward area for many years and we always enjoy heading out of Resurrection Bay, past Caines Head, past Callisto Head, past the soaring and near vertical rocky shoreline, around the corner to Bear Glacier. It's an unexpected sight the first time you make the journey. The glacier itself ends behind the beach so you can't... More 

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Palmer, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I got to go paddle boarding through Liquid Adventures. Our guide was amazing, he did a great job explaining everything. It was my first time paddleboarding and he made me feel very comfortable. The owners were extremely friendly. And of course the views were incredible. I highly recommend going paddle boarding!,

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Chehalis, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Bear Glacier marks the beginning of the Kenai Fjords National Park from the East. It is the longest glacier in the park, measuring 13 miles long. Several hundred years ago this glacier laid down a large enough terminal moraine that it cut off its own travel to the tide water's edge. Terminal moraines are built at the face of every... More 

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Quantico, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

From the water, it was a giant block of ice, covered in snow, crushing the land, changing the surface of the Earth forever. Impressive, but we did not get close enough on my tour to really experience it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful boat trip awe inspiring views make sure you dress warm it's cold up close ! We has beautiful weather and it was really cold with the wind blowing

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Tel-Aviv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Don't miss it. I visited in a cloudy day, but I was really impressed. Worth to walk to the different view points

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