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Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 907-697-2230
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We spent the day in Glacier Bay aboard the Coral Princess. WOW! Just WOW! Stunning views! So quiet... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
gnancy2011
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Boardman, Ohio, United States
Beautiful place

I went there on a cruise ship and we stopped with the bov to the biggest glacier. It was very quiet... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
Kate Kock J
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Risskov, Denmark
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We spent the day in Glacier Bay aboard the Coral Princess. WOW! Just WOW! Stunning views! So quiet (other than the calving) and peaceful and stress relieving. I wish I could relive the hours of cruising through Glacier Bay during times of stress. Nature at...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I went there on a cruise ship and we stopped with the bov to the biggest glacier. It was very quiet and suddenly the ice cracked with a roaring noise and a lot of ice fell into the water. Sad because it happens so often...More

Thank Kate Kock J
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We took a cruise out of Vancouver on Holland America Cruise Line, Glacier Bay was th high point of the trip nothing prepares you for the grandeur of the scenery and the closeness you get to the glaciers. We were lucky to see and hear...More

Thank cashewgirl
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The most amazing place to visit. Beautiful, stunning scenery. So peaceful just staring at those glaciers and enjoying the calm atmosphere. It was fantastic listening to the sounds of the glaciers and watching huge pieces of ice slipping into the bay. Seeing icebergs floating past...More

1  Thank NICOLA H
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This is an awesome place to visit. Our ship spent a few hours just slowly sailing around the bay and "visiting' the different Glaciers. A MUST !!

Thank Erland1
Reviewed 17 October 2017

we were on the cruise and went to glacier bay and went into the park slowly and the captain some how turned our ship around several times so everyone could get the best pictures of the glaciers glad I didn't miss this in my life...More

Thank Sherry P
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Chose the cruise I did based mostly on it went to Glacier Bay. Park Rangers boarded ship and gave great information about what we were seeing. Having a balcony is a must because of this area alone. Glaciers, floating ice, various wildlife are part of...More

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We did a 7 day cruise of Alaska and the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay was the cherry on the icing of the cake. So beautiful - so huge! We felt quite small and insignificant when cruising past the glaciers. Standing on deck we heard...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is why we did a 7 days cruise on the Coral Princess so we could see this up close and personal so worth it. We were lucking enough to see part of it crack and fall into the ocean so amazing but all so...More

1  Thank margaret c
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We LOVED Glacier Bay NP. We traveled around Juneau and all around Anchorage and Glacier Bay was by far our most favorite place. We stayed at Glacier Bay Lodge and took the cruise from there. We were lucky enough to have a clear day for...More

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drdhirajthumar
27 October 2017|
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Response from Lewis H | Reviewed this property |
the bay is staying on board- Ketchikan we went off on the float plane to see bears and Juneau is great for going looking for whales. the Yukon train is the most popular excursion from skagway. if you book with HAL you... More
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mmmbrix
8 October 2017|
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Response from Michael2810 | Reviewed this property |
The fjord itself is closed because (I think) of the seal pups being raised on the ice floes. You can cruise past the entrance to the fjord and see the glacier from a distance. I'm guessing that is why people say they've seen... More
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