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Bear Glacier

Seward, AK
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US$ 299.00*
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Bear Glacier Kayaking Adventure with Jetboat Transport
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Reviewed 4 July 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...More

Thank Allen B
Reviewed 7 June 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.

Thank Marko_Salvetti
Reviewed 5 June 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...More

1  Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 10 May 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...More

Thank listinak
Reviewed 25 March 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.

1  Thank tworvgypsies
Reviewed 15 December 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..

Thank Shravan244
Reviewed 24 September 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.

Thank travltnk
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Saw Bear Glacier from our Major Marine Boat Trip and it is HUGE! I would consider booking a tour that brings you close for pictures.

Thank Dee5891
Reviewed 30 August 2015

it is so beautiful out here that if you have the chance to do a SUP or kayak tour out here with Liquid Adventure I would HIGHLY recommend it. This is a DO NOT MISS place to see.

2  Thank Maurie F
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This was my first glacier close up, so we were awestruck. This glacier is massive, the icebergs ghat have calves off are huge themselves. It is definitely worth a visit.

3  Thank mtcwolf
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Anyone SUP & Kayak to Bear Glacier? If so & you could choose just one, what would you pick?
30 March 2017|
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Hi, I am trying to decide if I should book a boat or heli tour to bear glacier or if it is easily accessible by hiking - already have a different flight tour booked and trying not to spend too much more. Can you get to the lake/water that tours take people kayaking to by hiking? Are the views of the iceberg ok from the shore? Thanks!!
13 October 2015|
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First I highly recommend kayaking Bear glacier lake , the experience is unbelievable , but the location is not that easy to get to. You cannot hike there. We did look into taking a boat there, there is one company that does... More