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Valdez Travel Guide: 99 reviews and 269 photos

A great place to fish and view wildlife!

Valdez is a great place to meet people from all over the world. Camping can be somewhat tight, so call ahead...it's worth it! Be sure to look into boat charters so you can try to catch "the BIG ONE." As always in Alaska, dress in layers...

Allison Point

Even when you fish along the shore, such as at Allison Point, there's a GREAT opportunity to see Sea Otters, Harbor Seals, and Sea Lions. Be careful with your fishing tackle. Be sure to bring extra memory and/or batteries!

Before you reach Valdez...

Be sure to make a few stops along Keystone Canyon. There are some beautiful waterfalls there!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great opportunity to take pictures of bears, eagles, dolphins, orcas, and such!
  • Cons:Somewhat pricey. It helps to pack your own lunches or eat-in or grill your dinner!
  • In a nutshell:Majestic mountains and a beautiful sea!!!
  • Last visit to Valdez: Jul 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • VeronicaG's Profile Photo
    Jan 29, 2008 at 4:29 PM

    It's nice to revisit your Valdez page...how close were you to that waterfall!! Looks like you love fishing, too--what do you do with an eel?

  • sourbugger's Profile Photo
    Mar 30, 2006 at 8:32 AM

    all looks a bit fishy to me

  • Tugboatguy's Profile Photo
    Nov 18, 2005 at 2:14 AM

    Debbie, absolutely magnifico bald eagles pic. Did you use a telephoto lens? Many bald eagles, America's national bird, can be also seen in northern Minnesota, but there aren't any glaciers there! lol Gr8 tips, too! Doug (^_^)

  • mrclay2000's Profile Photo
    Oct 21, 2005 at 6:35 AM

    That is one sick-looking eel. . .I was so pumped to get to my national parks while in AK that I ignored most other destinations. . .

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Oct 4, 2005 at 5:36 AM

    Stunning opening photo!! Would love to visit one day!

  • member007's Profile Photo
    Dec 17, 2004 at 8:47 AM

    and be sure not to drink too much and run your extremely large oil tanker aground ruining the beautiful landscape and amazing wildlife for the next year!

  • genispp's Profile Photo
    Dec 16, 2004 at 2:43 PM

    Beautiful page. I like your photo


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