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There's a separate listing for the lodge - so rightly, this should be just about the tour. It's an 8-hour boat ride leaving from the dock near the Glacier Bay Lodge - and while it's run by a Park Service concessionaire, it really is the...More
We booked the package of lodging and 8 hour boat tour at Glacier Bay Lodge. What an experience! There were two park rangers onboard with us and they were both very knowledgeable and so nice. There were binoculars for each of us and we were...More
This day trip is so magical. The ability of the small boat to get up close to the wildlife cannot be replicated with a cruise ship. The ranger we had-- Andres from the Everglades was excellent. His knowledge as well as his clear respect for...More
If you come to the lodge or Gustavus and don't do the boat tour it's shame on you. The scenery is stunning, you'll see bears, seals, birds, otters and the magnificent glaciers. The boat crew provides food and beverages all day. Bring a camera, they...More
The all-day boat trip was an experience we will always remember. Along the way up to see the glaciers that come down to the bay we saw all kinds of wildlife. The on-board Park Service ranger explained everything as we went along.
Mid way through...More
The lodge and cruise harbor is located in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve at a small town Gustavus. This is a whole day cruise from 7:30am to 3:30pm. The boat is not big, however it is not crowded at all. There are plenty of...More
We took the Glacier Bay Lodge Boat trip and had a great time. There was plenty of indoor seating. There was a National Park Service naturalist on board. The trip stops at various points along with way to the glaciers to view wildlife. We saw...More
We traveled with young teen children and we're anxious that 130 miles on a boat would test their patience. Despite really horrible weather the day was absorbing throughout. Jenny, our very excellent Ranger Guide paced the day beautifully.
As well as calving glaciers we saw...More