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Holgate Glacier

Kenai Peninsula, Seward, AK 99664
+1 877-777-4051
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Kenai Peninsula, Seward, AK 99664
+1 877-777-4051
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very neat to see by boat, which you can come very close to. Also, very cold when you come right up to it in the boat, so dress warm!

Thank SolaraMinnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we watched huge chunks of the glacier broke off into the sea. It was exciting to see but sad to think about how quickly this glacier is dropping into the sea.

Thank Adventurers8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the largest glacier that we saw while on our Major Marine tour. Our ship was able to get fairly close and we saw pieces of it fall into the water. The blue color of the ice is visible and I found it very...More

Thank Bennet288
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can only get there by boat....it is an active glacier....usually....it is beautiful with a couple of moraines.....worth seeing...

Thank laughinghusky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Glaciers are a wonderful thing to see and Holgate glacier was fantastic. You can sit and watch the glacier and listen to the cleaving which makes an ominous sounds. Occasionally you will hear cracking ice splitting as well which can sound like gun shots. The...More

Thank allamagoosa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Viewing Holgate Glacier up close was just incredible. Our boat rotated for over 30 minutes giving everyone plenty of time to see the glacier and watch it calve numerous times. The sound the glacier makes as it calves is awesome. It first sounds like a...More

Thank Beentheredonethat777
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Holgate Glacier is not the largest of the Glaciers, but it is one of the coolest. I've been coming to this glacier since I was a kid and I tell people that the best Glacier sounds come from Holgate Glacier. The caving of the Glacier...More

2  Thank majorzson
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Up close and personal. Saw some minor calving, the sound was unexpected. Just a small part of a tremendous boat ride out of Seward harbor.

Thank spencers1621
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Love glaciers and this is spectacular. We could watch this glacier for hours. Wonderfully scenic and utterly beautiful.

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Worthwhile to see this - our Kenai Fjords Tour boat took us very close. Everyone should see this and learn a bit about how glaciers work.

Thank Toni A
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