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Holgate Glacier

Kenai Peninsula, Seward, AK 99664
+1 877-777-4051
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“blue color” (7 reviews)
“major marine” (15 reviews)
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Kenai Peninsula, Seward, AK 99664
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"blue color"
in 7 reviews
"major marine"
in 15 reviews
"star attraction"
in 2 reviews
"water rushing"
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"boat trip to see"
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"beautiful sight"
in 3 reviews
"small boat tour"
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"floating ice"
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"awe inspiring"
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"bucket list"
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"alaska saltwater lodge"
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"natural beauty"
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"once in a lifetime"
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"sea lions"
in 11 reviews
"saw seals"
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"harding ice field"
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"marine wildlife"
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Absolutely incredible! We visited on a rainy day and the glacier glows even more blue! It was the best experience! Put it on your bucket list! :)

1  Thank Kiara L
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

went on a half day boat excursion to Holgate Glacier - saw lots of wildlife; bald eagles, sea lions, whales, sea otters, jumping salmon, tons of gulls, etc. But the Holgate Glacier is the star attraction - so blue and with the water rushing out...More

1  Thank Roxie K
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

On the day we did this excursion, we had 8-9 foot waves. The Captain ignored the fact that 80-90% of his passengers were sick. The 6 hour tour was on ordeal for many (particularly those prone to sea-sickness). Saw many whales, some puffins, some sea...More

1  Thank CharlesSeems
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We opted for the small boat tour piloted by Captain Nick. More expensive but worth every penny if u want to be close to the water, whales, sea lions, bald eagles, seals. One advantage was, upon stopping Nick could turn off the engines, winds and...More

1  Thank Fanny2001
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

This is one of two glaciers we visited on a Major Marine Tour. We were fortunate to see minor calving of this glacier. Beautiful sight.

1  Thank DrJim2
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Go see this glacier before it is too far from the water to see. Absolutely stunning and we were lucky enough to watch this glacier calve for almost a half hour. The sound it makes when doing that is magical. Absolutely beautiful.

1  Thank Amanda3820
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

looked great-- bluish on a cold cloudy rainy day. sad to hear how much it has calved! saw on 6hr cruise

1  Thank Laxmi V
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you take a inlet water cruise make sure that it takes you out to see this glacier it is spectacular and well worth the money. Also saw numerous marine wildlife.

1  Thank Jim C
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Boat gets pretty close to a couple of different glaciers. At Holgate Glacier we saw large walls of ice tumbling into to sea. Seals are laying on the floating ice oblivious to the falling chunks and the explosive sounds made when the pieces fall away....More

Thank hiker1949
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

The tour I went on with Kenai Fjords stopped at this glacier. It was so quite there it was a little weird. When parts of the ice would break off it sounded so loud, even when it crashed into the water. It was almost like...More

Thank Kim T
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