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Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK
+1 907-697-2230
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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, AK
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband and I toured Glacier Bay National Park on the Holland America's Eurodam. We were in complete awe of the scenery. We stood on the bow of the ship most of the day just watching the scenery. We were lucky enough to get to...More

Thank NicGee73
Reviewed 3 days ago

We sailed on the Holland America Oosterdam. Had no idea how beautiful this would be. The sounds from the glacier were bone rattling. With occasional shows of ice breaking off and falling into the water. Must See!!!

Thank David H
Reviewed 6 days ago

There are several types of glaciers represented in the park, and some are amazingly large. We did have the opportunity to see one calve, which was quite cool. Saw orcas, seals, otters, but no puffins. They do point out how much bigger the glaciers once...More

Thank campblss
Reviewed 6 days ago

We recently cruised through Glacier Bay aboard the Star Princess about two weeks ago, the weather was very cold and it rained all day, but it was absolutely worth it to see this stunning backdrop! We saw whales, sea lions, glaciers of course... it was...More

Thank KATHRYN B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park ranger boarded our ship and gave detailed explanations of what we were seeing. It was overcast and the blues in the glaciers were so vivid. We also got to see several 'calving'. It was cold, so we had to bundle up, but it...More

Thank lisajmcc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Glacier Bay as part of an Uncruise tour. The scenery is breathtaking, the environment pristine. Permits are limited so very few people get to visit. The glaciers are amazing, living things that crack and calve changing the landscape over millenia as they advance and...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Glacier Bay on our Holland America cruise and it was breathtaking! The Marjerie Glacier was beautiful and we actually got to see it as it calved 4 times, one huge, as we watched for a little over an hour. It was a sight...More

Thank Louise F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were travelling on a cruise ship and Glacier Bay was the highlight of our tour. The ship entered the bay in the morning, the cold, mist and rain threatened to ruin our experience, however as "Mother nature" and Alaskan weather would have it the...More

Thank christine c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It took my breath away to see and hear these wonderful glaciers in all their glory. I couldn't believe the sounds they make as they crack. Our ship cruised this area on a cold, rainy and foggy day in August but we still had great...More

Thank MeryMeCo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the Holland America shop Noordam entered Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, a launch carrying National Park Service rangers came out to meet up with our ship about 6:30 AM. I watched the process from our verandah. The rangers were onboard all day. The...More

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Two nights at the lodge....
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Response from SnowyShasta | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can really go wrong in Glacier Bay. I suppose bow heading in so you can see the glaciers as you head towards them. Port vs. starboard would depend the route your ship is taking. We loved taking wildlife... More
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