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Address: Yakutat Bay , Alaska, AK

First mapped in 1895, Hubbard is considered the largest tidewater glacier...

First mapped in 1895, Hubbard is considered the largest tidewater glacier in North America.

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We sent for 8 days of Alaska Cruise on Celebrity in the month July for our 40th Anniversary and great once in a life time experience. Besides this being one of the best Cruise... read more

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We sent for 8 days of Alaska Cruise on Celebrity in the month July for our 40th Anniversary and great once in a life time experience. Besides this being one of the best Cruise Ships, the epitome was indeed the visit to Hubbard Glacier. The stopped in front of the 8 mile wide Blue Glacier with chunks of big ice... More 

Peterborough, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a cruise to Alaska it was on our bucket list to see the Hubbard Glacier and it did not disappoint us the caving of the glacier was awesome then the thunder a few seconds later the glacier was only half mile away from us and looked not very wide or high however we were told it was seven miles... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the glacier while on a cruise. The glacier is beautiful. We got to see ice break, ice falls and some shifting! The glacier is very impressive. It seems that the local authorities keep it under regulation to try to protect it, and that is great.

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Ottery St. Mary, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

On Celebrity Infinity in May 2016 and the Hubbard glacier was on the itinerary. Took a really slow journey and the closer you got, the colder it got. My advice; wear your coat, a hat and some gloves. you may find hand warmers useful too, especially if you go early in the season like we did. The helipad is opened... More 

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Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

We saw Hubbard Glacier aboard the Star Princess Cruise Ship and luckily, we were "parked" in front of it for a good hour or more. So so amazing! We even got to see the glacier calving several times!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

The colour,the sound the temperature being out on the water all add to the sense of awe and wonder that Hubbard is.Every direction you look you see a different aspect of ice and how it has formed.Bring your best camera, binoculars and a jacket and gloves.Stunning on a sunny day.

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Flanders, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Nature in all its glory. It was absolutely breathtaking beautiful. What a sight. The captain of the Regatta 'parked' the ship in front of the glacier for a couple hours so that all the passengers had enough time to wonder this marvel of nature.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

Our cruise ship's itinerary carried us to Hubbard Glacier. Wow! Hubbard Glacier, the largest tidewater glacier in North America, was a spectacular sight and awe-inspiring. It was a beautiful but cool day when we visited. You will need layers, a jacket, and perhaps a hat or scarf. I had never seen a glacier and of course had never seen calving... More 

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Evans, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

In August, we took a cruise on the Celebrity Millennium. For our last day at sea, the ship sailed into Yakutat Bay for us to see the Hubbard Glacier. It's beautiful and huge. The ship was able to get less than 1/2 mile from the glacier, and turned 360 degrees 3 times so you could view the glacier from anywhere... More 

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

This was one day on our Alaska cruise from Vancouver that we will never forget. Our ship's crew managed to gently ease the Celebrity Infinity gradually closer to the face of the Hubbard Glacier, and slowly moved the ship around so that everyone on board had a good view. The glacier was spectacular, blue/white solid packed ice. And we heard... More 

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