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Fantastic views

We visited on a cruise ship and spent about 2 hours watching the huge chunks of the glacier falling... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob L
College Station, Texas
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Natural beauty

A beautiful place to visit, scenic, with lots of icebergs fronting the glacier. Great for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on a cruise ship and spent about 2 hours watching the huge chunks of the glacier falling into the sea. Well worth the trip

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place to visit, scenic, with lots of icebergs fronting the glacier. Great for photographers.

Thank Sandybeach1001
Reviewed 1 week ago

this was fantastic. Again the beauty of the sparkling white ice against the deep blue shades we were fortunate enough to get up and close to the ice mounds. we woke up super early to ensure we didnt miss this fantastic views. It was pouring...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With our smaller cruise ship we were able to get very close to the glacier and it was amazing! The weather was perfect and the views spectacular!

Thank Susanne T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Boarded a head boat directly off of Nieuw Amsterdam. Voyage to the glacier took 30 to 45 minutes through calm, glass like waters filled with ice bergs. Didn't see any wild life going to the glaciers. Got close to both Sawyer and South Sawyer glaciers....More

Thank jmt700
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a cruise this August into Tracy Arm Fjord and it was cold but beautiful view. There were only pieces of glaciers however view was spectacular of mountains and several waterfalls coming down the mountain. It is very cold so may sure you bring...More

Thank MonicaP93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Of course we were on a cruise when we travelled to the fjord. It was a beautiful day and good weather certainly enhances the surroundings. This is as good as it gets for viewing parts of a glacier short of having to travel by helicopter...More

Thank Della G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a large cruise ship "Explorer of the Seas" and there was a mini-heat wave with quite warm weather in mid-September which resulted in a lot of ice carving. Unfortunately our captain felt it was not safe to take the ship into all...More

Thank Anthony Evan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveled here on a small adventure cruise ship as part of a 7-day cruise, so got to get close to the Sawyer Glacier. Fantastic introduction to SE Alaska, it's waterways and Glaciers. You can also do a long day trip from Juneau. Definitely worth the...More

Thank DTSydney
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We took this excursion on the last Friday in September 2018. The next day was going to be the last boat trips to this area for the year. We were not connected to a cruise ship and stayed in Juneau several extra days in order...More

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25 October 2018|
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Response from surreyrabbit2015 | Reviewed this property |
We were on Holland America cruise and opted for the excursion to Tracy Arm Fjord which took us directly off the cruise boat and delivered us to Juneau afterwards. Excursion took us up both arms of the fjord to see both... More
17 August 2018|
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Response from golfnut51 | Reviewed this property |
Small boat excursion is the way to go, recommend Allen Marine
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6 August 2018|
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Response from WWKinVA | Reviewed this property |
We used Adventure Bound Alaska. Hope that helps.
28 July 2018|
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Response from wwfirstbill | Reviewed this property |
I saw Tracy Arms Fjord from the cruise ship (Princess) I was on so I did not do a excursion. There are excursions offered from Juneau but I do not know about them