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Half-Day Dog Sledding: The Takhini Express
"On this half-day dog sledding adventure sled across a frozen river topped with untouched snow in the Takhini Valley. You will be surrounded by low-lying mountain ranges where the only sound you hear is your dog team running at a modest pace as they love to do. Enjoy beautiful scenic and historic trails with great photo opportunities.Upon arrival sign a mandatory waiver and get dressed with proper winter gear. Afterwards your trained and certified guide will teach you the basics of mushing
From CAD199.00
 
Yukon Ice Fishing and Snowshoeing Tour
"Snowshoeing is one of the best ways to enjoy the tranquility of the Yukon wilderness and to photograph the beautiful and stunning Yukon landscape. On this 4-hour snowshoeing tour you’ll get to strap on a pair of lightweight modern snowshoes and experience the rugged backcountry just like the brave gold miners trappers and fur traders of days gone by. Visit a scenic location in the Whitehorse area.Wildlife such as spruce grouse foxes coyotes and snowshoe hares is occasionally spotted at a distance. This guided tour includes transfers snowshoes warm beverage and a snack."
From CAD184.00
 
Arctic Day: Evening Aurora Viewing
"A chemical light reaction caused when solar energy interacts with the Earth’s atmosphere producing dramatic dancing waves of green light from one horizon to another. The Northern Lights have captivated viewers since the beginning of time as evidence by the many Yukon First Nation legends they’ve inspired.Enjoy a Aurora viewing tour at a custom built Aurora viewing location far from the lights of the city so you can experience the Northern Lights for yourself – and create your own legends."""
From CAD135.00

More Things to Do in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

The beauty of the scenery captivates you

Glacier Bay is certainly a uniquely special and magnificent place. The isolation is imposing, the cold bites you and the beauty of the scenery captivates you.Through the absence of roads and walking...
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K.Knight
Apr 23, 2011

See the Reid Glacier

After entering the Bay, the Reid Glacier was the first glacier that we saw. This is the fastest moving of the tidewater glaciers at Glacier Bay. It is moving at an average rate of about 8 feet per...
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SteveOSF
Jul 05, 2008

See the Johns Hopkins Glacier

The Johns Hopkins Glacier was named after Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893 by H.F. Reid. It is the only major tidewater glacier at Glacier Bay that is advancing. The Johns...
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SteveOSF
Jul 05, 2008

See Wildlife

Just like most national parks, wildlife inhabits Glacier Bay. Sea mammals including harbor seals, sea otters, and whales are often seen there. Birds that fly above the bay include numerous seagulls...
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SteveOSF
Jul 05, 2008

See the Grand Pacific Glacier

Nearby the Margerie Glacier lies the massive Grand Pacific Glacier. The Grand Pacific Glacier is covered with rocks and dirt, giving it a blackened appearance. At 2 miles wide, it is the widest of the...
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SteveOSF
Jul 05, 2008

See the Margerie Glacier

The Margerie Glacier is a beautiful sheet of ice that extends right into Glacier Bay. It is about 250 feet high. Our ship was able to remain directly in front of the Margerie Glacier for some time. We...
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SteveOSF
Jul 05, 2008
 
 
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See the Lamplugh Glacier

The Lamplugh Glacier rises about 150 feet above the water. Like most of the glaciers in Glacier Bay, the Lamplugh Glacier is receding. It is estimated that in less than one hundred years, the Lamplugh...
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SteveOSF
Jul 05, 2008

Johns Hopkins Glacier

The Johns Hopkins Glacier is another one of the famous glaciers in Glacier Bay National Park. It is 12 miles long and runs into Johns Hopkins Inlet, a brannch of Glacier Bay. The Johns Hopkins...
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mikelisaanna
Jul 23, 2007

Grand Pacific Glacier

The Grand Pacific Glacier is one of the biggest glaciers in Glacier Bay National Park. At its mouth, it is about two miles wide, and a few hundred feet high. It is not as pretty as the nearby Margerie...
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mikelisaanna
Jul 22, 2007

Margerie Glacier

The Margerie Glacier is a glacier in Glacier Bay National Park that runs all the way down to the water, where it is about 1/2 mile wide and more than 200 feet high. Our cruise ship got to within 1/4...
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mikelisaanna
Jul 22, 2007

Admire the Ice

As you stand in front of the glaciers waiting for the ice cracking, admire the magnificent forms of the icem changing every day as they melt and freeze. The blues will hypnotize you and the shapes...
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cfuentesm
Oct 01, 2006

Cracking Ice

Stand in front of the glaciers and stand still in silence. Every once you will hear a roaring sound. Then the huge pieces of ice break and fall into the waters. Birds fly as crazy around the broken...
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cfuentesm
Oct 01, 2006

Arriving Glacier Bay

Cruises arrive very early to the entrance of Glacier Bay. As the fog dissipates, you cross these calm and pristine waters until you reach the glacier you will be stopping at. Ships enter and exit as...
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cfuentesm
Oct 01, 2006

JOHN HOPKINS INLET

This is another superlative among superlatives … and not on the cruise ship itinerary. Mountain walls rise over 6000 feet directly from the sea. Glaciers fall about all around. Just you and your kayak...
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mtncorg
Jan 24, 2005

Top 5 Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve Writers

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mrclay2000

"Smoke on the Water"
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mtncorg

"GLACIER BAY FROM A KAYAK"
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richiecdisc

"The Right Choice: Glacier Bay"
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SteveOSF

"Ice and Eagles"
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mikelisaanna

"Glacier Bay National Park"
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