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Prince William Sound

Address: Anchorage, AK
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Ranked #1 of 87 Attractions in Anchorage
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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, Outdoors
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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Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

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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36 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 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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18 reviews 18 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
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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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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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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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Anchorage
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What can you say about this most beautiful place. You will be in awe when viewing the senery. Be sure to take one of the day tours out of Seward, Whitter, Valdez depending on your destination.

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Anchorage
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11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Being from Cordova Ak ( in PWS) I can think of no place more beautiful or peaceful as the islands and waters of the PWS The ferry leaves out of Whittier and Valdez. From Whittier to Cordova approx 3 hours, from Whittier to Valdez to Cordova approx 6 hours

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Anchorage, Alaska
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Prince William Sound is a short distance from Anchorage. You can drive to Whittier in about 45 min if you hit the tunnel at the right time. On the way you can stop at Spencer or Portage Glacier. There are a couple of inexpensive Fiord tours that take about half a day. The tours highlight various glaciers and wildlife such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We enjoyed the views and saw orcas on our second day. This is a must when traveling to Anchorage. You can hire a car to take you around for sea life viewing.

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