|This map shows the tour route for the wildlife and glacier cruises.|
Our seven hour tour turned around at the Columbia Glacier.
The nine hour tour continues to the Meares Glacier.
|Harbor scene in Valdez.|
|Fishing boats in the waters of Prince William Sound.|
|Sea Otters show their proficiency at the back float.|
|Mew Gulls rest on small icebergs.|
|Sea Lions crowd the rocky shores.|
|The sea is literally littered with icebergs from the Columbia glacier.|
|How many shades of blue can you see in this floating jewel?|
It's 7:00 p.m. and we're heading in to port. Thrilled as we were by the wildlife sightings and our close encounters with icebergs, Tim and I agree it was a great decision to have taken a chance on this guided tour of Alaska’s Prince William Sound.
|A bald eagle surveys his kingdom from atop an island of ice.|