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Cruises to Glacier Bay

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Glacier Bay (Photo:Maridav/Shutterstock)

About Glacier Bay

Photos don't do justice for Glacier Bay National Park. One of the most sought-after spots on Alaska's Inside Passage, Glacier Bay comprises ever-changing glaciers (including one of the most photogenic, Margerie Glacier), sheltered fjords, rainforests and an abundance of wildlife.

Many cruise itineraries include Glacier Bay, although the experience varies depending on the cruise line, ship and time spent within the bay, as it is regulated and cruise ships don't actually dock in the National Park. Guides also are required to be present on every ship.

While navigating through the park, keep your camera handy at all times. Glacier Bay is a popular hangout for humpback whales; grizzly, brown and black bears; sea otters; bald eagles; and more -- and there's a good chance you'll spot at least one of them.

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Grand Princess
Grand Princess (Photo: Princess Cruises)

12 Night
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1,481 Reviews
Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
Sep 14, 2022
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16 Night
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Leaving:Honolulu
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
Jun 12, 2022
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Sapphire Princess
Sapphire Princess (Photo: Princess Cruises)

7 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Majestic Princess
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7 Night
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472 Reviews
Leaving:Whittier
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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10 Night
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Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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14 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
Sep 6, 2023
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7 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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14 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Holland America Line
Sep 18, 2022
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14 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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7 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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14 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Holland America Line
Sep 17, 2023
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7 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Cunard Line
Jun 24, 2022
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10 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Cunard Line
Jul 1, 2022
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7 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Holland America Line
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7 Night
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Leaving:Seattle
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
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9 Night
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Leaving:Seattle
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
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10 Night
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Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
Aug 28, 2022
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7 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
May 16, 2022
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10 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
Sep 16, 2023
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15 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Cunard Line
Jul 11, 2022
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7 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Holland America Line
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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11 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Seabourn Cruise Line
Sep 18, 2023
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7 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Holland America Line
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14 Night
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Leaving:Vancouver
Cruise Line:Seabourn Cruise Line
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Why go to Glacier Bay?

Pros:

Glacier Bay is considered one of the best areas of the Inside Passage for glacier and wildlife viewing

Cons:

This port is heavily reliant upon weather; a cloudy, wet day could put a damper on scenic sailing

Bottom Line:

As with most Alaska ports, your experience could be life-changing or rained out; be prepared


Glacier Bay Cruise Reviews
Glacier Bay is a national treasure. I loved that the National Park Service rangers come on the ship to guide us through our day in the park. We had good view of Margerie Glacier for more than an hour. I had time to... Read More
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geoherb
This was our third trip to Alaska but only our first to Glacier Bay. It is spectacular! Park Rangers came aboard to provide commentary throughout the day.... Read More
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MostlyLegal
grab a good window seat early and hang on to it. If weather is good, deck 3 is a great choice. It seemed like going into Glacier Bay most scenic was on left side of ship... Read More
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jhlh
Boat did circles so both sides of the ship could see the bay from their balconies.... Read More
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