At 76 miles long and seven miles wide, North America’s largest tidewater glacier makes even the largest ships in the region feel small. Watch massive chunks of Hubbard Glacier’s translucent blue ice crash into the bay with a bang like a cannon shot, a sound the Tlingit people call “White Thunder.”
Things To Do in Hubbard Glacier
TIDES OF ADVENTURE
As you sail into picturesque Yakutat Bay, the first all-weather, all-vessel safe harbor north of Icy Point, you’ll be able to see Hubbard Glacier off in the distance. Passing miles of sandy beaches, keep your eyes peeled for harbor seals lounging on buoys or swimming in waters alongside the ship.
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
The Yakutat Bay Important Bird Area is known for its large population of breeding Kittlitz’s murrelet. Its open-water habitat is also home to one of the largest breeding colonies of Aleutian terns. More than 200 species of birds can be seen in this area.
Bring a camera with a good zoom to capture the glacier’s best angle.
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