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Hubbard Glacier

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Address: Yakutat Bay , Alaska, AK
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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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Just finished cruising from Seward to Vancouver on Celebrity Millennium The highlight of this experience was the Hubbard Glacier We had beautiful weather and as a result the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kathrina B
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Killarney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Just finished cruising from Seward to Vancouver on Celebrity Millennium The highlight of this experience was the Hubbard Glacier We had beautiful weather and as a result the ship was able to go very close to the glacier which is amazing to watch the ice breaking off and plunging into the water The atmosphere on the ship as we watched... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we took a large catamaran to within 300 yards of the glacier and stayed there for quite some time traveling back and forth to see every angle. a very large glacier.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is a must on everyone's bucket list. We were blessed with beautiful sunny weather when we went on board the Radiance of the Seas on July 9. It's amazing. Pictures do not justice to the actual experience. The captain of the ship rotated the ship, many many times and each time got closer and closer. It was exciting to... More 

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Sandown, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I just came back from our Alaska cruise where the highlight was our visit to the Hubbard Glacier. After manoeuvring through small icebergs along the way our ship, Celebrity Infinity, managed to get very close to this amazing glacier. The colours were breathtaking, from brilliant white to very dark blue/black striations where some of the volcanic rock... More 

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Long Island, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were onboard the Celebrity Infinity the week of June 26th. We lucked out with a beautiful picture perfect day while viewing the glacier. The captain said it was the closest they've been to the glacier in a long time. We were only 1 mile away. The photos my husband captured are unbelievable! When you view them and click to... More 

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Nerja, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The most amazing sight I have ever seen. The day was beautiful and clear as we approached the glacier. However there was a lot of ice floating in the bay. On board was a pilot advising the captain how far he could proceed to the face of the glacier. We managed to stop just 1 mile from its face. Sounds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a very special, once in a lifetime visit. We sailed on the Silver Shadow and struck a perfect day for sailing into Disenchantment Bay and up to the Glacier. The weather was fine and warm and the winds calm. This is important as the weather really dictated how close you get and how much you see. We were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first glacier I ever laid my eyes on. We viewed it from a friend's fishing boat. To see and hear the glacier calve was exhilerating and a true wonder of nature. I would highly recommend seeing this wonder of nature if you ever have the chance. It's pure magic

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on the Celebrity Infinity and cruised to the Hubbard Glacier. All I can say is this is UNBELIEVABLE! I didn't know what to expect and it was better then anything I have seen. An Alaskan cruise is something all should do and make sure the Hubbard Glacier in on your itinerary. You done get off and walk the... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Onboard the Oceania REGATTA, our Captain took us into the glacier harbor while there was still fog, as if to prepare us for the curtain to rise. When it did, you could hear 700 people gasp and hear the ooohs and the aaahs. We spent about three hours slowly turning, watching a slew of dolphins, what's and sea lions, and... More 

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