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Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise from Seward

From US$180.05
Highlights
  • 6-hour Alaska cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park from Seward
  • Enjoy onboard lunch and commentary from an expert captain
  • Cruise past alpine and tidewater glaciers
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Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise from Seward
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11:30 am Tour Departure 6 hour total tour time
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Overview
Watch the Alaskan wilderness awaken on this 6-hour morning cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park from Seward. Aboard a warm and spacious vessel customized for comfort, cruise past alpine and tidewater glaciers among the fjords and take in a bounty of wildlife sightings, including whales, sea lions and birds. Enjoy a delicious lunch on board, and visit the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge for great views of seabird rookeries. Don’t miss one of Alaska’s most popular wildlife and glacier cruises!
What to Expect
Choose from several morning departure times and embark on a 6-hour Kenai Fjords National Park cruise from Seward. Step aboard a 95-foot-long (29-meter) non-smoking cruise vessel designed with comfort in mind. Capture views of jagged icy cliffs along the Kenai Peninsula, fjords and calving glaciers — from inside the warm and spacious cabin equipped with seating and large picture windows, or from the multi-level observation decks.

Enjoy a fast cruising speed, with extra time to photograph and view wildlife and glaciers. Learn about the evolving geology of the Harding Icefield, which dates back to the ice age and forms the steep fjords. As you journey approx. 100 miles (160 km) round-trip from Seward, marvel at the breathtaking landscape teeming with marine life amid plankton-rich waters, which attract migrating whales.

Hear from your seasoned captain about the wildlife you’re likely to see at peak season, which may include humpback, minke and orca whales, as well as harbor seals, sea otters and porpoises.

Catch sight of migratory seabirds that nest in the Kenai Fjords, as well as other native flora and fauna. Watch puffins dive underwater and view the rookeries of more than 18 other bird species in the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, including black-legged kittiwakes and common murres.

Enjoy an onboard lunch (see sample menu below) before the captain sets voyage back to Seward port.
Reviews (160)
1 - 5 of 91 reviews
Reviewed today
The perfect day

We took the long trip with the small boat and had it all: Great views of mointains and glaciers, Orcas, Humpbacks, Puffins, Sea Lions, Sea Otters, Seals... Best thing ever: the watermicrophone enabled it to also listen do the whales. I will never forget this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Anja M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brilliant

We loved every second of this cruise. The scenery is breathtakingly beautiful. Seeing the animals in their natural habitat along the way was magical. The staff were very attentive and welcoming. Great commentary along the way. We would highly recommend this cruise- a day well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank shareenor
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile
Kensington Fjords National Park Wildlife Tour

This tour was amazing! We throughly enjoyed the cruise around the park! We were able to much wildlife: puffins, whales Seals, sea otters and black bear swimming! The Aialik glacier was spectacular! We were able to hold a piece of the glacier and see the...More

Thank nbe0511
Reviewed 15 October 2018
Breathtaking!!!

My husband and I took this tour in mid- September, and were lucky enough to have stellar weather (which, evidently, is anything but guaranteed that time of year). It was so beautiful, that I think it would have been worth it even if it hadn't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kathi T
Reviewed 30 September 2018
THIS is Alaska!!

On a gorgeous sunny day, the four of us set off on building a memory of a lifetime together. Humpback whales, sea otters, puffins, sea lions, murres, mountain goat, eagles, glaciers, waterfalls! Even though it was August, it was good we brought wool coats, wool...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank OnTheWay772
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KGLady72
23 August 2018|
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Response from Esther M | Reviewed this property |
We took Major Marine Tours Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise. A full day tour including lunch. We saw lots of puffins, but truthfully I'm not sure if they were horned puffins. Perhaps if you call the reservation office... More
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We used Alaska Collection. I booked online but their toll free number is ALASKA COLLECTION 1.800.808.8068
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