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Address: Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK
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Breathtaking!!!!

We visited by cruise ship so our views were limited to where the boat could go. However, the sights we saw & heard (glaciers cracking & falling into the water) were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
twocapemay
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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited by cruise ship so our views were limited to where the boat could go. However, the sights we saw & heard (glaciers cracking & falling into the water) were breathtaking!!!! Grab a blanket, chair, camera & binoculars & be prepared for eye candy!!!!

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire cruise from Vancouver to Seward was cold, rainy, and cloudy except for the day our ship entered Glacier Bay. Blue skies and puffy clouds made for a beautiful day. The ship passed slowly in and out of 2 inlets, and did a very slow rotation in each of the "cul-de-sacs" so that all sides of the ship could... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our cruise ship sailed gracefully up the bay. We even encountered a whale on our way in on this morning. The skies cleared and the day became bright, just perfect for viewing all of the glaciers to be seen. Obviously there were a couple of "stand out" glaciers but if you care to take in the whole bay, you will... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's still a stunning sight to behold the glacier in this bay, but sad that it's getting smaller and smaller. Sadly not the size it was 4 years ago or even 10 years ago when we went.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fabulous views! It is mesmerizing for all the ages. Of course it is a bit fresh but the air is super clean. However the amount of glaciers is way less than it was 10 years ago for example. It is experience of a lifetime!

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Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

As it was just after Septemeber 1, our mid sized cruise ship was permitted to sail the entire length of Glacier Bay National Park. The weather was warm, bright and sunny for the first day of our visit which made for a unbelievably fantastic day in this preserve.. This was the absolute highlight of a 2 week Alaskan cruise!!!. Our... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

I'd heard amazing things about Glacier Bay, and it was at the top of our Alaskan list - we specifically chose a cruise that would spend two days there. It delivered, even more than I'd hoped for. We had the chance to spend a few hours on land at Bartlett Cove, enjoying the Visitor's Center and a short hike. Then... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Glacier Bay is a "must see" destination in Alaska. We were on a cruise from Vancouver and the morning we were due to get to Glacier Bay I was so excited I was up taking photographs from our balcony at 6 in the morning. There is little to add to the descriptions that are available in many guide books, other... More 

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PJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

It was magnificent, it was phenomenal, it was an out-of-this-world experience. Seeing the glaciers up close and having the opportunity to see and hear the glacier calving process makes the whole expedition worthwhile. It is just too awesome to describe. Just need to take the next cruise (hang the expenses) and experience it first hand.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

We stayed at Glacier Bay Lodge so had an opportunity to see the park both on land and water. Ranger talks at the Visitor Center provided excellent information. We took a woodland walk through the temperate rain forest with a ranger . Another ranger was our guide on the day long cruise of the harbor. We saw a bear on... More 

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