Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
(4.9/5 based on 850+ reviews on the web)
The more than 356,000 hectares (879,695 acres) of glaciers in its park, and the surrounding network of fjords, inlets, and islands, make Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve one of Alaska's most popular natural destinations. In addition to its geological wonders, the basin plays home to rich ecosystems and a wealth of marine and coastal creatures, including seabirds, grizzly bears, whales, and seals. You can visit the area either by ground or sea. Coming via a cruise ship, you'll find yourself surrounded with mountains, forests, and gigantic ice formations. Hop on a kayaking or rafting excursion for a closer look at the landscape that served as the sacred homeland of the Tlingit people and dazzled European explorers. Admire the bay's namesake collection of glaciers nestled in inlets and coves, including the famous Muir Glacier. To visit Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve and other attractions in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, use our Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve travel itinerary maker.
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  • 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 exper...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • I'd heard amazing things about Glacier Bay, and it was at the top of our Alaskan list - we specifically chose a cruise that would spend two days there. It delivered, even more than I'd hoped for. We h...  more »