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Bear Glacier

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Address: Seward, AK
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US$299.00*
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Bear Glacier Kayaking Adventure with Jetboat Transport
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US$299.00*
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Bear Glacier Paddleboarding with Icebergs and Jetboat Access
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Bear Glacier Helicopter and Kayak Tour from Seward

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Incredible Landscape

This area is a must visit in the Kenai Fjords. SUP with Liquid Adventures is a great tour. Dress in layers, it was warm in Seward but cold in the Bear Glacier area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

This area is a must visit in the Kenai Fjords. SUP with Liquid Adventures is a great tour. Dress in layers, it was warm in Seward but cold in the Bear Glacier area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We got here via the water taxi (a 50-minute ride). We spent three days on the larger island, as part of the Backcountry Safari sea kayaking tour. The area is GORGEOUS!! Be forewarned that you will likely get rained on. Also be ready for cold water... as in only a few degrees above freezing. This is Alaska, and it seems... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

amazing day kayaking around bear glacier and listening to the ice crack and move. would highly recommend this to anyone traveling who wants a unique experience.

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Thank Judith T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We visited it with Liquid Adventures. Amazing half day trip. Would recommend to anybody. Perfectly safe.

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is pretty breath taking. You can see the huge ice chunks on the lake. I am sure it would be amazing to see them up close in a kayak.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Bear Glacier is just a short boat ride from the harbor and worth the trip! It's so beautiful, and you can get up close and personal! A wonderful experience!

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We saw this glacier on a 5-hour cruise of Resurrection Bay with Major Marine Tours. The boat cannot get very close to the glacier so we saw it from a distance. It is not a tidewater glacier that "calves" off pieces but is a beautiful scene with the bay, lagoon and icebergs in front of the glacier. If you are... More 

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Rhododendron, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

This glacier is SO amazingly beautiful! It was incredible with its ice field and its moraines. A must see when visiting Seward.

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Sand Lake, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We took the Resurrection Bay 5 hour boat tour with Major Marine Tours and were not disappointed. Their boat was spacious and comfortable with strategically spaced small (for 4) tables. The ranger was very knowledgeable and encouraged questions. We saw so much marine life it was just amazing - sea otters, sea lions, orcas, humpback whale, harbor seals, puffins, kittiwakes,... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

No longer a tidewater glacier, but always a fun and scenic place to go. Close to Seward Harbor and easy to find.

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