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Address: Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK
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Stunning!

we were blessed with a cold, clear day; we were able to get up fairly close to the glacier, saw a lot of calving. many harbor seals resting on ice floes. The trip up to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Mary99
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Saratoga, California

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Saratoga, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we were blessed with a cold, clear day; we were able to get up fairly close to the glacier, saw a lot of calving. many harbor seals resting on ice floes. The trip up to the Margerie Glacier was beautiful in itself. We were also able to go up the Johns Hopkins inlet, which is only allowed after September 1... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of its kind, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve (冰川灣國家公園) is located in the Hoonah-Angoon Census Area (胡納-安貢人口普查區), Southeast Alaska, Alaska, USA. Its population was 2,150 in 2010. It was designated as a National Monument on Feb 26, 1925. It was designated as a National Park & Preserve on Dec 2, 1980 and as a World Heritage site in... More 

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Ocean Shores, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like many people who get to see this park and it's glaciers, we saw this during our Alaska cruise. The ship got very close to the Margerie/Grand Pacific and Johns Hopkins glaciers. Along the way up the canal arms to each glacier, the scenery was also very beautiful. Some rangers from the Park office were on board to narrate as... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I did cruise from Seattle to this glacier, even I saw it from the ship but it was so pretty. The ship passed very slowly I could take a lot picture. Even the weather was cold but I really enjoy. if you go on cruise you have to see this.

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Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We visited by cruise ship so our views were limited to where the boat could go. However, the sights we saw & heard (glaciers cracking & falling into the water) were breathtaking!!!! Grab a blanket, chair, camera & binoculars & be prepared for eye candy!!!!

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Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

The entire cruise from Vancouver to Seward was cold, rainy, and cloudy except for the day our ship entered Glacier Bay. Blue skies and puffy clouds made for a beautiful day. The ship passed slowly in and out of 2 inlets, and did a very slow rotation in each of the "cul-de-sacs" so that all sides of the ship could... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Our cruise ship sailed gracefully up the bay. We even encountered a whale on our way in on this morning. The skies cleared and the day became bright, just perfect for viewing all of the glaciers to be seen. Obviously there were a couple of "stand out" glaciers but if you care to take in the whole bay, you will... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

It's still a stunning sight to behold the glacier in this bay, but sad that it's getting smaller and smaller. Sadly not the size it was 4 years ago or even 10 years ago when we went.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Fabulous views! It is mesmerizing for all the ages. Of course it is a bit fresh but the air is super clean. However the amount of glaciers is way less than it was 10 years ago for example. It is experience of a lifetime!

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Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

As it was just after Septemeber 1, our mid sized cruise ship was permitted to sail the entire length of Glacier Bay National Park. The weather was warm, bright and sunny for the first day of our visit which made for a unbelievably fantastic day in this preserve.. This was the absolute highlight of a 2 week Alaskan cruise!!!. Our... More 

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