Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

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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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  • we were on a cruise ship and very disappointed as the whales and so on were so far away they appeared tiny. if you can, stay at gustavus and go out on a small boat or kayak . the glacier at the end wa...  more »
  • If you are taking the time and expense to do a cruise, try to book one that visits Glacier Bay. It was the highlight of our cruise. The captain gets the ship up close and personal to the glaciers and ...  more »
  • Glacier Bay boat trip is fantastic and should not be missed if you are in this part of the world. When I went it was sunny and fairly warm. We watched the sea lions making love ... what a racket they ...  more »