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Prince William Sound

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Soak in the breathtaking scenery of fjords, glaciers, waterfalls and bays whether kayaking, sailing or cruising through the calm waters. Wildlife abounds in the form of whales, seals, sea lions, eagles, bears and deer.
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

We took a glacier boat cruise out of Whittier on the "26 Glacier Tour" with the Phillips Cruise and Tour Company. We selected the 5 hour tour with a hot lunch. While many of the glaciers were visible -- about 15 or so, many were...More

2  Thank Ruth G
Reviewed 3 July 2014

If you do anything else while in the Anchorage area take the trip to Whittier and take the Prince William Sound cruise. The scenery is amazing and the wildlife you will see is exceptional. Getting that close to a glacier and listening to it's sounds...More

2  Thank Way2cool01
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Like how calm this water was. Did major marine tour out of sweeard... Saw whales and sea otters. Lots of birds too. The glaciers calving also!

2  Thank DebyAZ
Reviewed 3 July 2014

I have spent many days flying around PWS and can't get enough. (Except during the Exxon Valdez oil spill). The area is so vast and beautiful, that the only (best) way to see it is by Sea-Plane. Glaciers, Whales, Otters, Deer and Bear. You can...More

1  Thank bpak01
Reviewed 2 July 2014

This is an absolute must do on your trip to Alaska. The glaciers and the natural beauty if just breathtaking

Thank Nirav S
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We took a boat out of Whittier on the "26 Glacier Tour" with the Phillips Cruise and Tour Company. Our cruise was a 5 hour tour....probably actually seeing about 16 to 18 glaciers. It was an amazing adventure....we saw two different glacier "calving"....wow! The sound...More

2  Thank Carla S
Reviewed 30 June 2014

those cruises leaving form Whittier go thru Prince William sound. Great sights to see and protected from rough ocean. Seward is in open sea so if you get sea sick easily leave from Whittier. Anchorage bus shuttle also stops at Wildlife Park and that is...More

5  Thank DebbyLA
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We viewed the sound from out tour bus as we journeyed toward Seward. Pictures do not do it justice. The mountains are so high still capped in snow and some snow as fresh as today with beautiful water flowing along the road.

1  Thank aljrg90
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Staff was very friendly and provided interesting information. We decided not to purchase the meal and brought our own instead. Seating was comfortable. Although it was a rainy day and we stayed inside for most of the trip, visibiity was excellent

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 28 June 2014

Dean Rand and his daughters who run 'Discovery Voyages' in Alaska are one of the most intimate and professional run family businesses I have encountered. Your cruise on-board their boat the 'Discovery' in Prince William Sound is brilliant from the moment you arrive. Their knowledge...More

7  Thank Fishyphil171
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