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If time permits, a Prince William Sound Tour is a must during your Alaska
When taking an Alaska vacation, you should plan to include an
unforgettable Prince William Sound Tour. These Alaska tours offer some of
the best "up close and personal" Alaskan glacier cruises available.
There are a great number of tour options available to Prince William Sound
offered by a host of tour operators. You can choose from a few hours of
cruising to five day sail, kayak and hiking tours of the sound.
Prince William Sound encompasses the largest concentration of glaciers in
Alaska. Located near the cruise ship port of Seward, the sound is ideally
sited for cruises passengers who can't get enough of the glaciers and
If Alaskan wildlife viewing or whale watching is on your Alaska vacation
agenda, Prince William Sound tours will not disappoint. Most will remember
the devastation caused by the Valdez oil spill. The area has ecologically
come back to the pristine wilderness one would associate with the Alaskan
shoreline. Keep your eyes out for chance sitings of Orcas, humpback whales,
sea otters and sea lions.
The center stage is taken by the glaciers while enjoying Prince William
Sound cruises and tours. Many of the cruise and kayak tours include either
the Columbia Glacier or the Shoup Glacier. Watch as the glaciers calve and
kayak amongst the icebergs! Some of the longer day tours include a "shore
lunch" where you can explore some of the shoreline while doing some
If a more extensive exploration of Prince William Sound is desired, at least
one tour company has 3 to five day cruise-tours in the sound. This company
offers two sailing vessels that can accommodate up to four guests and are 50
feet long. This type of tour in Prince William sound offers sightseeing
cruising, kayaking hiking, fishing, beachcombing, wildlife viewing or just
relaxing and enjoying the magnificent vistas from the decks. These Prince
William Sound tours include everything you need including warm and
comfortable sleeping quarters. Professional guides and a licensed captain
ensure your pleasure.
Many of the cruise lines operating in Alaska offer Alaska cruise and tours.
Princess cruise lines for example, even have their own rail cars and tour
lodges for your Alaskan touring pleasure. These cruise tours can include the
exploration of the Prince William Sound area by land as well as by sea, and
at the end of the day you can relax in your comfortable specifically
designed lodge accommodations.
Alaska glacier cruises and cruise vacations are an unforgettable vacation
experience. Adding a Prince William Sound leg to your Alaska vacation will
only enhance your pleasure.
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