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“Not a backwater slough!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Prince William Sound

Prince William Sound
AK
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Activities: Kayaking, Whale watching, Sailing, Viewing wildlife
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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.
Anchorage, Alaska
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“Not a backwater slough!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I've been fortunate enough to see every inch of every bit of shoreline in Prince William Sound. This place is a true sightseers gem. I've traveled a long way to see country that can't hold a candle to what I've got in my own backyard. Yes, there was oil, and yes, you can still find some if you go looking for it, and yes, the oil is probably still affecting some fish and wildlife, but it is so easy to forget about that whole deal when you are in a kayak, watching a tidewater glacier calve into the, ummmm, tidewater. But hurry, those glaciers certainly aren't getting any bigger, and they have receded notably in the short time I have been visiting them.

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Wasilla, AK
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“Worth visiting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

We took a day cruise and saw the calving glaciers. It was a wonderful trip, and I'd definitely recommend it to a friend. We all ought to go see the glaciers before they completely disappear.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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“Whittier”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Neat little trip if you are from out of town. Took my parents out here in August, they taking pictures and learning the interesting facts about the city. Also did one of the Glacier Cruises, it was kinda pricey but neat to do once if you are visiting or new to Alaska.

Visited August 2012
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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“Vast and beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

I drive to the town Whittier in April I didn't know what to expect the port town really had nothing just a bunch if ships they had a cute hotel where you could get drinks and food prince William sound was vast and the water beautiful very very windy

Visited April 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“A Trip of a lifetime”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We took a deluxe catamaran tour on the Klondike Express from Whittier to Prince William Sound. The vessel was great and meals and drinks were included. We saw some whales, seals and lots of sea lions. The glaciers were amazing - specially the blue glaciers. We were also rewarded with a beautiful rainbow above the mountains.

Visited September 2012
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