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Meares Glacier Cruise Excursion from Valdez provided by Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 20-11-30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 20-11-30 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
    112 N Harbor Dr, Valdez, AK 99686, USA
    Address: 112 N Harbor Drive. Located behind the Best Western Valdez Harbor Inn Directions: Please park along the west end of North Harbor Drive. Walk along the front of the Best Western Hotel windows to our office that is built on pilings over the water just above the Tour Dock in Valdez.
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    Prince William Sound
    Stop: 8 hours
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    Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
    Stop: 15 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
    112 N Harbor Dr, Valdez, AK 99686, USA
    Address: 112 N Harbor Drive. Located behind the Best Western Valdez Harbor Inn Directions: Please park along the west end of North Harbor Drive. Walk along the front of the Best Western Hotel windows to our office that is built on pilings over the water just above the Tour Dock in Valdez.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises, 112 N Harbor Dr, Valdez, AK 99686, USA
Duration
8h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Lunch: A lunch is served around 12:00 PM
  • Snacks: A light soup snack is served around 5:30 PM
  • Light refreshments: Complimentary coffee, tea and water served all day.
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks: A cash based snack bar with snacks and sodas is on board.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A vegetarian option is available, however travelers with special dietary needs or restrictions are encouraged to bring their own meals/snacks.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 145 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
35Reviews
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Griznation wrote a review Nov. 2019
Montana29 contributions8 helpful votes
My husband and I had booked the Columbia Glacier cruise, but when arrived at our RV park the day prior to our departure we were told that there was mechanical trouble with the ship and we had been upgraded to the Meares Glacier tour at no cost to us. This was a longer tour with
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Slick5276 wrote a review Oct. 2019
Salisbury, North Carolina1,192 contribution176 helpful votes
Our tour group sailed with this company on Prince William Sound. What a wonderful experience! Coffee and hot chocolate were available. A hot lunch was served and we had a terrific time. We had a female captain and she and the staff knew their stuff. We saw lots of marine
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from colleens467, Owner at Meares Glacier Cruise Excursion from Valdez
Responded Oct. 13, 2019
Thank you for traveling with us and for taking the time to review our company. We are happy you had a great time on Prince William Sound. We hope to see you on board next time you are in Valdez.
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N G B wrote a review Sep. 2019
Monroe, Louisiana38 contributions9 helpful votes
We took the 8hr Mears Glacier Cruise and it was excellent. The boat was very well outfitted and comfortable. A meal was served on the trip out and Clam Chowder served on the return trip. The Captain was very knowledgeable and interesting to listen to. The crew was very
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from colleens467, Owner at Meares Glacier Cruise Excursion from Valdez
Responded Sep. 20, 2019
Thanks for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your journey and hope to see you on board again when you return to Valdez.
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sassygirl wrote a review Sep. 2019
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We would highly recommend this cruise. We had a blast! The scenery was breathtaking, the Captain and crew were very friendly and anytime there were wildlife out the Captain stopped and waited until everyone had time to take pictures. The glacier is beyond beautiful !
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from colleens467, Owner at Meares Glacier Cruise Excursion from Valdez
Responded Sep. 20, 2019
Thanks for traveling with us this summer. We a happy you enjoyed your travels. Please come visit the Sound again.
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HelenWanderlust wrote a review Aug. 2019
Singapore, Singapore905 contributions125 helpful votes
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This was a very scenic cruise of around 7 hours, whereby we traversed approximately 130 miles of panaromic waterways of beautiful Prince William Sound. The Captain accorded us a very smooth sailing, with very helpful commentary over the catamaran's BOSE speakers, along our
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from colleens467, Owner at Meares Glacier Cruise Excursion from Valdez
Responded Aug. 31, 2019
We are happy that you enjoyed your tour to Meares Glacier. Thanks for taking the time to write about your journey. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your travels in Alaska.
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About the operator

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By: Stan Stephens Glacier & Wildlife Cruises
dbd2015
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Great Glacler cruse
Took this while we were RVing in Alaska summer of 2019. We were here over July 4th. Had a great experience.
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jhoff79
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All icebergs, no glacier.
We had a decent day to set out from Valdez on Stan Stephen's Glacier and Wildlife Cruise, unfortunately, due to the
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AdrianH1212
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A GREAT DAY ON THE WATER - FOOD A BIT OF A JOKE
Really enjoyed our day trip to the Glacier, new boat with great crew and facilities. We were supposed to get 2 mea
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nandudatar
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One of the best day cruises I have ever done
My wife and I did the cruise on 25 Aug 2019. The day was a bit drizzly and gloomy but everything else was amazing.
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N G B
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Second Cruise
We enjoyed the Mears Glacier cruise with Stan Stephens Cruises we went back the next day and took the Columbia Glac
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Liang Hua H
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Cruise staffs are very professional. It was unforgettable experiences and will recommend it to friends. It is rea
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lisawesley13
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Amazing stunning WOW
Did this cruise as part of my tour through Alaska and the Yukon. The cruise left from Whittier and traveled to Val
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BearLakeLodgings
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Stunning TOUR!
Terrific staff, loved all the information presented - though the weather did not cooperate - we still had plenty to
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AK_MPH
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A great way to tour the Valdez Harbor and surrounding area.
Enjoyed the experience of the Stan Steven Cruise to Columbia Glacier. The cabin was warm or you can hand out on th
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Benny C
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Fantastic adventure
A beautiful way to see the sound, the Columbia Glacier, wildlife and the icebergs. We had a gorgeous day out and s
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Lori P
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A Don't Miss Experience
This is the best trip in Alaska. Well organized, clean and friendly. The captain doesn't rush through the tour an
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liorav238
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Great experience!!!
If you are in Valdez (and you should be), These cruises are a mut. Big boat, very comfortable,. Saw seals, sea otte
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hatw160
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Amazing -a must do!!
This takes you to the Colombian glacier, which we surprisingly came close to despite the floating smaller ice piece
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397jeremyw
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Great experience, even with young kids!
The crew was very friendly and attentive to the passengers. The driver did a great job explaining the culture, near
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sheena59
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Superb
Was in Valdez on a cruise with Viking Orion. Trip arranged by cruise line. A superb day on a lovely catamaran with
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