Alaska Nature September 03, 2018
Visit This Gorgeous Glacier In Alaska For The Most Amazing Views
Next time you visit Seward, take a boat ride out to the Holgate Glacier, a gorgeous glacier with deep blues and magnificent crashes as the ice falls into the sea. The Holgate Glacier is a wonderful destination for adventuring on the water in Seward. There are a number of options for getting there, but however you do, you will be in awe at the beauty and size of this remarkable natural feature. Head to the Holgate Glacier near Seward for the most amazing views and an experience you’ll never forget.
Feel the wind in your hair as you cruise across the Aialik Bay towards the beautiful Holgate Glacier.
Aialik Bay is a picturesque spot to cruise from Seward, filled with a number of glaciers as part Kenai Fjords National Park.
Holgate Glacier flows outward from the Harding Icefield toward Holgate Arm of Aialik Bay. Some say it is the most gorgeous glacier in all of the Kenai Fjords National Park. It is a designated as a tidewater/mountain type of glacier.
As you approach, you will be in awe at the grandeur of Holgate Glacier. It is one of the smaller glaciers in the park, but it is continually calving and always a great stop on a glacier tour.
The scene is surprisingly peaceful and quiet, with the constant crash of ice chunks falling into the sea in a process called "glacial calving". The glacier continually loses snow into the ocean.
While viewing the glacier, you are likely to spot a wide variety of Alaskan wildlife including humpback whales, orcas, sea otters, seals, sea lions, mountain goat, black bear and eagles.
The deep sapphire blue of this long standing glacier peeks through the fingers and peaks of the face. There are so many variations in the face of this giant glacier, you will be fascinated the whole time.
Visit this gorgeous glacier and you will never forget the majestic natural wonder that is the Holgate Glacier. Just another incredible natural wonder, found only in Alaska.
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