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USD 299.00*
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Bear Glacier Kayaking Adventure with Jetboat Transport
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USD 88.03*
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Seward Shore Excursion: Kenai Fjords and Resurrection Bay Small-Group Cruise
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Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise with Optional Buffet Lunch
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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.

1  Thank EricEthridge
Reviewed 8 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...More

Thank Dustin10
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.

Thank Judith T
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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

1  Thank Snowstryder
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.

Thank Donna Shaw H
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!

Thank 512jeffh
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...More

Thank CrankingChick
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.

1  Thank Sandilo
Reviewed 5 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...More

Thank Barbara C
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.

Thank JamesAK2001
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14 October 2015|
Response from familytraveler044 | Reviewed this property |
First I highly recommend kayaking Bear glacier lake , the experience is unbelievable , but the location is not that easy to get to. You cannot hike there. We did look into taking a boat there, there is one company that does... More