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Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK
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Margarie Glacier was awesome.

Margarie Glacier was experiencing significant calving when we visited. Our UnCruise small boat... read more

Reviewed yesterday
HinColo
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Colorado
Stunning views of the glaciers thundering loud as you see them

What views you will take back with you . Sounds od thunder as they boom from the summers heat . The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Marie J
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Rock Creek, Canada
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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed yesterday

Margarie Glacier was experiencing significant calving when we visited. Our UnCruise small boat cruise was able to get quite near. Sunshine made it more spectacular. Saw significant wildlife: bears, mountain sheep, etc. A Ranger came on board for the day and provided great information about...More

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Reviewed yesterday

What views you will take back with you . Sounds od thunder as they boom from the summers heat . The very imfkrmstive ranger gave us all sorts of facts and history . We had a very clear hot day to take in one of...More

Thank Marie J
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The glaciers are amazing and constantly calving. The sound is like thunder; it's amazing that it can all be natural. For a Floridian, the snow capped mountain views would be amazing in themselves. The park ranger who guided the trip was extremely knowledgeable and made...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was told our Cruise line was one of two allowed access here. Wonderful close view of several glaciers aboard Princess boat.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the highlight of the cruise part of our Alaska CruiseTour. The glaciers are very impressive and we were lucky enough to have good weather.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are lucky enough to cruise into Glacier Bay National Park, prepared to be awed. The National Park Service provides a Park Ranger that provides information about the glaciers and history of the area while cruising the park. A highlight of any Alaskan cruise...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our visit to Glacier Bay was included on a 7-day Alaskan cruise, so we didn't actually get off the ship, but we did spend the day touring the area on water. I can't describe how peaceful it was - the bluest sky with the whitest...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Silence broken by the thunderous crash of calving ice. It’s an awesome experience to be close to an amazing glacier that has existed for millions of years. Our ship was boarded by a national park ranger who gave an excellent overview of the glaciers and...More

Thank Sue P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Glacier Bay was Breathtaking where we enjoyed the incredible views from our cruise ship decks of glaciers of ice that surround the area with mountain peaks rising over 15K feet! Plan on staying outside for a few hours so dress warmly. We observed large chunks...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't help but stare out at the magnitude of the mountains and the skyline of what you have sailed past as you venture toward the goal of the moving glacier to see her calving into the icy waters below and to hear the sounds...More

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Cristi S
January 6, 2018|
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Response from Tracey G | Reviewed this property |
We saw loads of bears as they were feeding in the rivers on salmon. Trip to rainforest in Ketchikan provides a bear spotting experience. Highly recommend
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drdhirajthumar
October 27, 2017|
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Response from yvettec672 | Reviewed this property |
Book an excursion to Tracy Arm from the ship
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