TRANSPORT/ Best Glacier Cruise Destinations

Cruising secures fabulous experience on its own. Exploring glaciers while on a cruise is one step further. Alaska, Iceland, Norway and even Chile offer a number of remarkable glaciers for adventure travelers and nature lovers.


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Discover Nature's Icy Wonders on a Chilean Glacier Cruise cruise

Discover Nature's Icy Wonders on a Chilean Glacier Cruise

Bill Alen

Glaciers are some of the most impressive natural phenomena and as the world warms up and its icy regions start to shrink, tourists become keener and keener to see these wonders for themselves while they still have the chance. Adventurers do not have to head all to the way into remote Arctic and Antarctic regions to enjoy these sights because some of the best and most accessible ones are actually in South America. 2.7% of Chile is covered in glaciers with some impressive sights for tourists to...
Glacier Bay National Park – Alaska’s Must-See Destination for Cruise cruise

Glacier Bay National Park – Alaska’s Must-See Destination for Cruise

Chris Grad

Alaska has an estimated 100,000 glaciers, 616 of which are officially named. Glacier Bay National Park is the world's largest marine sanctuary (it's about the size of Connecticut!) and it is the most famous place to spot the glaciers. It is no wonder that the glaciers are Alaska’s number one tourist attraction. Glaciers are one of the most breathtaking sights in the world. Holland America Line, Princess Cruises and Norwegian are among the major cruise lines that make day visits to the bay wi...
Cruising Norway – Local Glaciers Wait for Exploration cruise

Cruising Norway – Local Glaciers Wait for Exploration

Bill Alen

One cannot say that he has lived life to the fullest if he has not witnessed and experienced the beauty of the glaciers yet. These glorious creations by Mother Nature are best spotted by taking a cruise. From the end of a cycle all the way to the reformation of the ice blocks, marveling the idyllic scenery is a kind of passing that cannot be missed.  For every cruise passenger, here’s a quick list of highly accessible glaciers through a cruise escapade around Norway.  Norway and the Scenic S...
Iceland Cruise: Glaciers, Volcanoes and Lakes cruise

Iceland Cruise: Glaciers, Volcanoes and Lakes

Justin N. Froyd

About 10% of the land area of Iceland is covered by glaciers. Iceland has 269 named glaciers including outlet glaciers, alpine, cirque glaciers, ice caps, mountain glaciers and piedmont. This therefore means that you will have plenty to choose from when traveling to Iceland. Tours of the ice fields and glaciers leave from the capital city of Reykjavik, which is usually visited by a number of cruise lines. Once you get to the ice, exploration includes hikes, snow mobile rides and jeep adventures...