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“Major marine”
Review of Holgate Glacier

Holgate Glacier
Ranked #3 of 25 things to do in Seward
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

Major marine boat trip was great. Able to see 3 glaciers and they were calving. Spectacular day and will go again

Thank kimsbuzz
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

We took the 7 1/2 our boat cruise with Major Marine which took us to the Holgate glacier, among others. Although the weather was cold and rainy, the glacier was impressive. The glacier appeared very blue closer to the base. We also saw a number of whales and sea lions. The sea was angry that day and many people, including my wife, became seasick. If you are prone to seasickness, I would reconsider this excursion, as there is no way for you to return before hand. Dress very warm! You need hat and gloves and rain gear.

1  Thank Manuel B
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Our boat tour took us up very close to the foot of the glacier and we watched it calf as we floated in the ice laden water in near silence - awesome!

Thank michaelsV3389GT
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

We visited the glacier on a wildlife/glacier viewing boat tour. Stunning scenery. Watched as a small piece of the glacier fell into the sea. Saw bear, mountain goats, humpback and killer whales while visiting the glacier.

Thank Patrick_Appleton
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Absolutely incredible! We visited on a rainy day and the glacier glows even more blue! It was the best experience! Put it on your bucket list! :)

1  Thank Kiara L
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