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Prince William Sound

Address: Anchorage, AK
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Ranked #1 of 107 Attractions in Anchorage
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Kayaking, Sailing, Viewing wildlife, Whale watching
Owner description: Soak in the breathtaking scenery of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls and bays whether kayaking, sailing...
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Kayaking, Sailing, Viewing wildlife, Whale watching
Owner description: 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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Hong Kong, China
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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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Mommabell
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

we visited from land and the views go on forever! we were able to see the boat activity, the mountains, the glaicers - great little fishing town.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Watching and hearing icebergs calving off the glaciers was amazing. Either take the boat from Valdez or Whittier, (the road to Valdez is beautiful, to Whittier you have to go through a long one way tunnel, and the town itself is ugly. But the sound is gorgeous.

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U/K.
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

we did the glacier cruise in prince william sound as part of our alaska tour,a camera is a must, the weather was excellent with clear blue skies, we managed to see some calving,

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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We took the ferry that gives a chance of seeing lot´s of amazing views during the trip. Even wild life!!!

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Oak Ridge, Tn
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220 reviews 220 reviews
36 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My first night in Anchorage, one of the first things I did was check out an incredible sunset. You can view Prince William Sound from several locations including a city park and also a park near the end of the runway at the Anchorage Airport.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Great views fun and great visit nice - beautiful views and great history. The weather was very good and snow on the ground

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Palmer, Alaska, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The crew was professional, upbeat and accommodating. In a rating of 1-10 everyone of them got a 10. There was a knowledgeable Forest Ranger narrating the entire cruise. He explained so many interesting facts about Prince William Sound and it's wildlife. He interacted with the children on board including them in his demonstrations. The Grand kids had a blast! The... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you have a chance to get out on the sound don't miss it! There are few words that can describe what God did out there and you'll just have to see it for yourself. Protected from heavy seas the glacial fjords and rock formations are natural harbor for life and beauty that's forever changing and in dramatic juxtaposition where... More 

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Tennant Creek
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had a half day glacier cruise it was excellent our guide sang for us and the crew where great. We stayed at Whittier if this wasn't on your bucket list it should be.

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