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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.
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Valdez is a gorgeous area. It sits right on the sound with plenty of mountains close by. There is fishing, sightseeing, and lots of good seafood. Having said all that, probably the most beautiful views are the drive in going through the pass and down...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dick-Becky
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We took a 6 hour cruise on Stan Stephens from Whittier to Valdez. It was a beautiful day a little overcast but no rain until the very end when we were puling into Valdez, and it was dark at that point anyway. Just a tremendous...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 19, 2018

We actually signed up for the 26 Glacier Cruise however that ship had mechanical issues. So we went on the Glacial Quest Cruise and it was EXCELLENT. It was a 4 hour cruise. The National Forest Guide on the cruise was excellent. She was knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TravelingOtter
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I was a little apprehensive when my wife told me we were going on a three-day cruise during our trip to Alaska. It seemed awfully pricey. But what in Alaska isn't price for the three or four month window that the state has for tourists....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bill A
Reviewed July 21, 2018

We had a fantastic 9-day trip to Alaska but without question the highlight was our 3-day Voyage in Prince William Sound with Captain Dean and the delightful crew of the Discovery Voyages. * If you don't want to watch and hear the thunderous sound of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

This should be a must in your list!! The tour we took was amazing with lots of wild life seen including bald eagles, otters, bears, water falls and glaciers. Highly recommend it.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Etiya F
Reviewed June 29, 2018

Spectacular views of Prince William Sound while jetskiing with Glacier JetSki tours. Could not have asked for a better tour guide in Charlie and what an awesome way to experience the glaciers on a jetski.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandra M
Reviewed June 28, 2018

It is possible to see areas around Prince William Sound and stay on land, but getting out on the water is the best way to enjoy. It may be a small cruise ship, a smaller glacier tour boat, or a smaller fishing or pleasure boat...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed June 19, 2018

It is typical to see it rainy in the area but we still got wonderful views. Some of the photos were even better because of the misty air. Well worth the trip.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ginnie H
Reviewed May 28, 2018

This is such a beautiful area and the further you get into the sound, the more spectacular the area looks. We were so lucky to be able to experience this on a cruise ship and will never forget our wonderful experience. We sat on the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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