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Floating With Icebergs in LeConte Bay

Updated 02.01.2015

Visitors to Alaska will find plenty of opportunities to observe icebergs and glaciers. But why watch them from the deck of a large ship when you can experience an up close adventure? That’s what Alan and I did on a cruise excursion in LeConte Bay with InnerSea Discoveries Cruises (now doing business as Un-Cruise). As LeConte Glacier melts and calves, icebergs float into the bay. There really are no words to describe the scene as our skiff motored in and out of a maze of icebergs. We hope you enjoy today’s photo essay: Floating With Icebergs in LeConte Bay.

photographing icebergs in LeConte Bay, Alaska

The skiff brings photographers close to an iceberg.

Blue iceberg on an active cruise excursion in LeConte Bay, Southeast Alaska

An iceberg’s blue reflection in southeast Alaska’s LeConte Bay.

Iceberg floats in LeConte Bay, Alaska

In this closeup view, the blue glacial ice seems to be surrounded by white ice.

Layers of iceberg in LeConte Bay, Alaska

We could hear the water as it dripped from the iceberg’s tip.

Iceberg balances in LeConte Bay, Alaska

Nature is the artist of this glacial balancing act.

Iceberg floating in LeConte Bay, Alaska

Nature seems to compete with itself in this grand Alaska view.

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Disclosure: The Un-Cruise company (previously American Safari and InnerSea Discoveries) provided this travel experience, but the opinions are our own.

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