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Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

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Hear and see the glaciers calving

Even seeing a documentary about glaciers calving can not prepare you for the majesty of the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Waukesha, Wisconsin

Absolutely Beautiful the weather was great in the 70's, no rain. We took a lot of pictures and even... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Celia R
Oxnard, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Even seeing a documentary about glaciers calving can not prepare you for the majesty of the process. The mass of the glaciers is humbling. Within the glaciers we saw small peaks, caves and areas that looked as though a flowing river had been jolted into...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely Beautiful the weather was great in the 70's, no rain. We took a lot of pictures and even saw a bear!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Celia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Weather cooperated with sun and blue skies. Aslo saw calving of ice - and the knocks of the ice cracking and heaving will stay with me always. More spiritual than any man made cathedral. And the history of this place. Just wow.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Craig H
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Visited in July 2018 with my husband and sons aged 16 and 17. It rained off and on during our week in Alaska but that is to be expected! We toughed it out for this amazing adventure. Stayed 2 nights at the Glacier Bay Lodge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank cherylmal2
Reviewed November 4, 2018

Traveled to Glacier Bay in May on the Eurodam (Holland American Cruise Line). Outstanding views from the front of the ship, and from our veranda. Got very close to glaciers, saw some amazing calving of the glaciers. Also saw mountain goats, and sea otters. The...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

I went out to Alaska with two friends and we spent a couple days in Gustavus. The highlight of our time there was of course the Glacier Bay Boat Tour. It's a full day activity, leaving from Bartlett Cove in the morning and getting back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Instead of doing a round-trip cruise we elected to do a 1-way southbound so we could see Glacier National Park. I'm so glad we did. It was spectacular. You are limited in how much you can see from the large cruise ship, but it is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

Like many people who get to see this park and his glaciers, we saw this during our Alaska cruise. Our cruise ship arrived in the Glacier Bay after being boarded by Rangers. They limit how many cruise ships can enter the bay to preserve the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ornitorinco76
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We observed this amazing National Park & Preserve while aboard the Norwegian Pearl Cruise Line. Nearby Park Rangers boarded our ship for the duration of this daylong tour of the bay. For nature lovers and photography buffs — this was an amazing day at sea....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank StevenD_FranklinTN
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Cruising slowly through Glacier Bay National Park was glorious during the first half of the day while the sun was shining. Sailing near the coastline, hearing the national park ranger's commentary, spotting wildlife, watching nature unfold around every inlet, and sitting by the glacier face...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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November 8, 2018|
Response from LadyEll | Reviewed this property |
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We were on a cruise
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Response from LadyEll | Reviewed this property |
On a cruise I will travel in the summer to August only because of the chilly weather. I traveled in August and I had to wear fall clothing but I did not take any boots because it did not rain on my 10 days. If it rains then... More