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Bear Glacier

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Address: Seward, AK
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Bear Glacier Kayaking Adventure with Jetboat Transport
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Bear Glacier Paddleboarding with Icebergs and Jetboat Access
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Full-Day Bear Glacier Kayaking Jetboat and Helicopter from Seward

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Amazing Glacier

This glacier is SO amazingly beautiful! It was incredible with its ice field and its moraines. A must see when visiting Seward.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Sandi O
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Rhododendron, Oregon
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Rhododendron, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This glacier is SO amazingly beautiful! It was incredible with its ice field and its moraines. A must see when visiting Seward.

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Sand Lake, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Resurrection Bay 5 hour boat tour with Major Marine Tours and were not disappointed. Their boat was spacious and comfortable with strategically spaced small (for 4) tables. The ranger was very knowledgeable and encouraged questions. We saw so much marine life it was just amazing - sea otters, sea lions, orcas, humpback whale, harbor seals, puffins, kittiwakes,... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No longer a tidewater glacier, but always a fun and scenic place to go. Close to Seward Harbor and easy to find.

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Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on a tour to Holgate glacier we passed this glacier, Bear Glacier. I couldn't hear what the tour guide was saying but I turned and saw this glacier and said "Awe". While far from being the largest glacier or most well known, I thought it was absolutely stunning!

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Abita Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

We did the SUP excursion with Liquid Adventures and had just a stunning trip. If you have a chance to go to Bear Glacier, you need to do it.

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Bonn, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

We went to many glaciers in Alaska, but nothing compares to kayaking along the huge, magnificent icebergs in Bear Glacier. Seriously: do it!! Only one or two companies go there. So it's like a secret amazing place! No crowds. The lake is gigantic and the icebergs are blue, as tall as a house. It's impressive. We went with Liquid Adventures.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

This was a tremendously beautiful hike. We were the only ones on the trail and it was super quiet there. We were able to go all the way up to the glacier which made for great photos. Some areas are fairly steep, but I did it with a toddler on my back, so not an impossible climb.

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

There is no longer access to Bear Glacier because of previous sudden destructive icy floods, which disappeared with the glacier's retreat, but it is a nice stop on the way to Hyder.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

A definite watch!! It is a very HUGE glacier and make sure you have have your winter wear!! It was too cold as we approached the glacier..

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FL USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

There are interesting characteristics at each glacier. This area is really spectacular and the rugged and beautiful Bear Glacier is well worth seeing. You should take a tour to really get the best view.

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