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Bear Glacier

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Address: Seward, AK
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$299*
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Bear Glacier Kayaking Adventure with Jetboat Transport
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$299*
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Bear Glacier Paddleboarding with Icebergs and Jetboat Access
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$550*
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Full-Day Bear Glacier Kayaking Jetboat and Helicopter from Seward

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kayaking trip was amazing

amazing day kayaking around bear glacier and listening to the ice crack and move. would highly recommend this to anyone traveling who wants a unique experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Judith T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

amazing day kayaking around bear glacier and listening to the ice crack and move. would highly recommend this to anyone traveling who wants a unique experience.

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Thank Judith T
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited it with Liquid Adventures. Amazing half day trip. Would recommend to anybody. Perfectly safe.

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Thank Snowstryder
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is pretty breath taking. You can see the huge ice chunks on the lake. I am sure it would be amazing to see them up close in a kayak.

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Thank Donna Shaw H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bear Glacier is just a short boat ride from the harbor and worth the trip! It's so beautiful, and you can get up close and personal! A wonderful experience!

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw this glacier on a 5-hour cruise of Resurrection Bay with Major Marine Tours. The boat cannot get very close to the glacier so we saw it from a distance. It is not a tidewater glacier that "calves" off pieces but is a beautiful scene with the bay, lagoon and icebergs in front of the glacier. If you are... More 

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Rhododendron, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

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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Thank Sandi O
Sand Lake, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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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Thank Barbara C
Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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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Thank JamesAK2001
Muskegon, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

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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Thank Allen B
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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