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Tracy Arm Fjord

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Address: Tongass National Forest, Juneau, AK

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Serene beauty.

Our ship got within half a mile of the glacier and did a 360 so everyone got a view of the beautiful blue ice. There were small icebergs for a couple of miles on our way out and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Robert R
Minden, Louisiana, Usa
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Minden, Louisiana, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our ship got within half a mile of the glacier and did a 360 so everyone got a view of the beautiful blue ice. There were small icebergs for a couple of miles on our way out and many had sunbathing harbor seals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to get quite a ways, up the arm and the visual beauty was breath taking! Sea lions were everywhere!

Thank Shawn M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I was not looking forward to this excursion because I'm always cold. However, this was awesome. The blue of the ice is amazing. We got to see the glacier calving more than once. The scenery was beautiful. The ship's crew was very friendly and knowledgeable.

4 Thank Nancy S
Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Absolutely special scenery with 1,000' plus waterfalls coming straight off cliffs, cascading in front of your boat. Steep rock walls with mt. goats coming to water level and seals floating in the numerous icebergs between North and South Sawyer Glaciers. Orcas also hunt these waters, and you can get your smaller craft right under a waterfall. We watched mt. goats... More 

7 Thank davehJAH486
Albion Park Rail, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Part of a once-in-a-lifetime tour and we weren't disappointed - saw glacier calving and to hear the cracking of the ice in the silence was indescribable

1 Thank cospeter64
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We used The Local Guy Charters and Sightseeing to take in the beauty of Tracy Arm Fjord. Sawyer Glacier, cotton candy blue icebergs, turquoise water, whales, sea lions, and waterfalls were all part of the incredible day we spent visiting this hidden gem. We were totally unplugged from the real world all day long!

4 Thank Denise G
Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This is an all-day adventure. Generally the boats leave from downtown around 7:30AM and return around 4:00PM. They motor south to Holkham Bay and then up the incredibly narrow and enclosed fjord of Tracy Arm to the South Sawyer Glacier. At that location, they stop and wait and watch and listen... for ice calving off the front of the magnificent... More 

3 Thank Michael F
Juneau, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This trip is a wonder. Being from Juneau, you can get a little desensitized to beautiful landscapes and seascapes, but taking this journey brought the wonder all back into focus for me. The fjord walls are that much more dramatic, and the glacier views from the water side inspired long stares and silence for both my wife and I. Our... More 

8 Thank Sam J
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I was on a cruise ship for the alaska trip and it's is gorgeous, it's incredible like Superman base haha not kidding the glacier has dramatic colors , the ocean. Just relaxing NS enjoy the view with your fellows.

Thank luis u
San Diego
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We were on a Disney Cruise to Alaska. This was our first stop while at sea. We had plenty of time here to enjoy the views. The ship did a 360 degree turn so that we could see it no matter where we stood on the ship. A must see on a cruise to Alaska. It was an amazing in... More 

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