Alaska Glaciers?  Try a Prince William Sound Tour!                                                               


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If time permits, a Prince William Sound Tour is a must during your Alaska vacation!

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 glacier cruising.

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 beachcombing.

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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