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Glacier Bay Cruises: Scenic Wonders

Published on Mar 01, 2014

Glacier Bay Cruises: Scenic Wonders

Glacier Bay Cruises

Glacier Bay is a United States National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is full of glaciers, and also wildlife. Approved cruise lines operate itineraries which include scenic cruising in Glacier Bay as it is a spectacular spot!

About Glacier Bay: The Sights

Glacier bay cruises can really take your breath away, and all from the comfort of the ship. The waters are full of icebergs which calve from the spectacular glaciers backed by snow-capped mountains of over 15,000 feet. The coastline is rugged with fjords and coves, and snowy beaches.

The wildlife is another significant drawcard of the National Park. Humpback whales return there after winters spent in Hawaii, and seals and otters inhabit the Bay, and sea lions congregate on the rocks and the shore. On shore, black bears and mountain goats can sometimes be spotted. The skies are often home to Bald Eagles, along with other birds such as geese and sea ducks.  

Glacier Bay Cruises: Alaska Cruise Options

Alaska is a popular cruise destination amongst all major American lines and some others too, with a high proportion of Alaska cruises going to Glacier Bay National Park. Holland America, Princess, Celebrity and Royal Caribbean are very frequent visitors to the area.

Most cruises which include the Glacier Bay National Park originate in Seattle or Vancouver. These cities are the major cruise ports in the northwest of North America, so handle most departures for cruises to Glacier Bay and Alaska in general. Many are round-trips but some terminate in Seward or Whittier, ports in northern Alaska.

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