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An impressive display of nature

We visited the Hubbard Glacier by cruise ship and were amazed, the glacier is truly beautiful... read more

Reviewed today
MrsMJM
Have your video/camera ready

Cracks of thundering ice. Calves the size of office blocks - this is nature on an impressive scale... read more

Reviewed yesterday
deanwebb2016
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First mapped in 1895, Hubbard is considered the largest tidewater glacier in North America.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed today

We visited the Hubbard Glacier by cruise ship and were amazed, the glacier is truly beautiful, powerful, and an experience to see. The thundering sound that echoes as a piece breaks away and crumbles into the water reminds you of the massive size and brilliance...More

Thank MrsMJM
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cracks of thundering ice. Calves the size of office blocks - this is nature on an impressive scale. The Star Princess gets you up close and personal, but have your recording device ready (on zoom and focussed on the target), as the action happens quickly...More

Thank deanwebb2016
Reviewed 4 days ago

Viewable by cruise ship. Worth booking a cruise that includes Hubbard Glacier. Spectacular views of the glacier which is about 7 miles wide where it touches the water. We got within about 1 mile of the glacier and were able to see it calving. Great...More

Thank mdcwa
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were onboard the Celebrity Millennium on an Inside Passage cruise. This cruise experience was sensational, but the highlight was being one mile from this awesome sight, doing donuts so every passenger from every point on this beautiful ship could take in the majestic beauty...More

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Definitely put this on your bucket list. I was speechless at the sounds of the ice popping and creaking. The white thunder as the natives call it is spectacular. It was foggy and grainy but it didn’t take away from the experience. Saw the glacier...More

Thank Cammiexx
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this glacier on Sept 1, 2018 aboard Royal Caribbean cruise ship Radiance of the Seas. We had perfect weather with a bright blue sky and warm weather which added to the exceptional day we had at sea. Having never experienced an Alaskan glacier...More

Thank Poudre1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubbard Glacier is an advancing glacier considered the largest tidewater glacier in North America, with a six mile wide expanse of 400 year old blue ice where it meets the sea in Disenchantment Bay. The light blue ice has nooks and crannies, and black scrape...More

Thank global3adventure
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Hubbard Glacier as part of a cruise. Not too excited as it was a foggy day. but WOW were we surprised. The sounds of the ice creaking and then seeing some small calving made this one of the highlights of this cruise....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a stop on a BEAUTIFUL sunny day in alaska...I know right! It was incredible. I could have stared at the wall of ice for hours which is saying something. It was sad there wasnt much for ice in the ice field in the...More

Thank Lauren Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Hubbard Glacier as part of a cruise we took on Celebrity. We loved the cruise but that is the subject of another review. It was cold and damp and misty and Alaska … what did you expect, sunshine and palm trees? I've...More

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EttieD
August 20, 2018|
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Response from David E | Reviewed this property |
We were on the Star Princess. Princess ships have areas set aside for teens with activities for them. However, I cannot judge the quality of these programs as we did little more than stick our head in the door to see what... More
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stan j
July 25, 2018|
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Response from BrussoDallas | Reviewed this property |
If you you're taking a cruise you don't actually get off the ship, the ship just gets close to the glacier.
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Chris G
July 15, 2018|
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Response from sphunt | Reviewed this property |
Partly Sunny. High around 58...I have no idea. You are asking for a scientific prediction,
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