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“Breathtaking views” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sawyer Glacier

Sawyer Glacier
Tracy Arm Fjord, Juneau, AK
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Ranked #3 of 25 Attractions in Juneau
Type: Outdoors
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Mansfield, United States
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Breathtaking views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Got to see it from an aerial view and it was absolutely amazing....I love to look at the glaciers in Alaska over and over again.

Visited June 2013
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Ouray, Colorado
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“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Amazing. We were lucky to have good weather and see the glacier clearly. It's so blue! We also got to see it calve.

Visited July 2013
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Highland, Utah
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“Twin Glaciers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

At the end of the long and amazing Tracy Arm, which is like a northern grand canyon you find the two Sawer Glaciers. there actually two glaciers thee one out of the East and one out of the North.
These are very busy and active glaciers with lots of calving all day long. They turn the calving off at night!! Hope you don;t believe that.
Usually your boat or ship will focus on one of the glaciers and some have small boats to give yo better access to the glacier and the ice flows.
You will be dodging small to very large icebergs.
Combining the experience of the glaciers and the weaving through Tracy Arm is a fantastic day of adventure.
On one of my trips we had the company of a pod of Orcas for most of the journey
Don't miss this adventure

Visited September 2013
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Pa
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“Amazing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Although we were disappointed that there was little calving going on (late September), the glacier viewing is outstanding. Sea lions were abundant on the icebergs.

Visited September 2013
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vigneau21
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“Seals everywhere!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Although we did not see any calving, which we were looking forward to it was absolutely beautiful. The water changed colors at least 3 times and was so calm you could see the reflection of the surrounding mountains in it. Just beautiful!

Visited September 2013
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