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Kenai Fjords and Resurrection Bay Half-Day Wildlife Cruise provided by Major Marine Tours - Kenai Fjords Cruise

Kenai Fjords and Resurrection Bay Half-Day Wildlife Cruise

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Take a wildlife cruise in Alaska with the benefit of a half-day Kenai Fjords excursion in Resurrection Bay. Departing Seward harbor, travel a 55-mile (88-km) route along the scenic coastline, with the destinations customized for the conditions of the day. Get clear views of seabird rookeries, sea lion colonies, and Bear Glacier, and look for whales, Dall’s porpoises, sea otters, mountain goats, and eagles.
  • Keep warm in the cabin or stand on deck for unobstructed viewing
  • Hear live commentary
  • Sail past the largest glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park, Bear Glacier
  • Choice of departure times to fit most schedules
Important Information
Departure Point
Seward, Seward, Alaska
3h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Water, coffee, and tea
  • Use of binoculars
  • All taxes and fees included
  • Entry/Admission - Resurrection Bay
  • Entry/Admission - Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Operates in all weather conditions; please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • We have limited capacity on our vessels to ensure that our guests and crew can follow recommended social distancing guidelines.
  • We continue to maintain our high standard of cleanliness and have implement additional cleaning procedures for commonly touched surfaces during the cruise.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Traveller rating
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roseA wrote a review Yesterday
9 contributions2 helpful votes
The crew was informative and helped us see animals. Answered all our questions. We saw whales, otters, puffins, sea lions, mountain goats, bald eagles. Wow! Also taught us about glaciers and pointed out the icebergs. A-MAZ-ING.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Lisa J wrote a review 9 Aug
San Diego, California7 contributions3 helpful votes
The Captain (Justin) and entire crew were so friendly and concerned for everyone's comfort and safety. Justin was very knowledgeable and informative, spoke just enough about the history of the area and wildlife. The Vegetarian Chili option was fabulous! The food was
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Date of experience: August 2020
Kailan P wrote a review 2 Aug
1 contribution
It’s hard to choose a favorite part because this trip was so much fun!!!!! We LOVED every part of it. We had such a wonderful time. All the staff answered our questions and helped us to see all the wildlife. They were just as excited and eager to see things as we were, so it
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Date of experience: August 2020
Cowaninski1 wrote a review Jul 2020
11 contributions
The staff was wonderful, knowledgeable and very committed to giving everyone a once in a lifetime experience. We saw ALL the wildlife that we hoped for and more!! We had our own table to sit at during travel times. Snacks and creative named cocktails (Kenai Kicker was a
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Date of experience: June 2020
JC AK wrote a review Jul 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Entire staff and crew was amazing. Weather was great and so all kinds of wildlife from a huge school of thousands of jelly fish to a humpback whale. Had a really great time
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Date of experience: July 2020
About the operator

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By: Major Marine Tours - Kenai Fjords Cruise
Love Major Marine!
Sarah, Matthew, Jamie, Emily and Paul were fantastic and more than accommodating throughout the whole day! It was m
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Amazing Adventure!
We had an amazing time with Major Marine Tours. The crew was knowledgeable and friendly. The captain found us nearl
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Carol G
Whales and more!
We did the Sea and Stay so we got the discount for staying at the Harbor 360 (which is the check-in for the tour) a
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Colorado Visitors
Seeing a tide water glacier is a must! Beautiful and amazing! Our captain was extremely knowledgeable and the sta
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8hour glacier boat tour
Captain Gary was amazing on our boat tour. He went well out of his way to show us the water wildlife and the glacie
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What Pandemic?
We did the six-hour cruise on 7/26. Smooth sailing on the Spirit of Adventure. Had a great, knowledgeable all femal
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Exceptional Fjord Tour
Even though it rained almost the whole time and the water got a little choppy when we were out in the gulf, we all
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Kenai Fjords Day Cruise
Although I liked the trip we didn't go up into the Fjords to look at the bird life and to look for bears. The last
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Awesome trip, well worth the money.
Caption John, Trena and Brandon did a great job today. Seas were a little rough and weather was overcast but we had
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Alaska Major Marine 8.5 hour tour
Wonderful Captain and crew. We saw whales, otters, sea lions, porpoises and many other animals. The Captain and cre
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truly a must-do
their 8.5 hour cruise was my big investment of an 8 day alaska trip and was truly the highlight. we were very lucky
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Bob P
An Amazing Day on the Water
An amazing day on the water. Saw all kinds of wildlife during the tour, including a bald eagle on way into port. Gr
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Chad R
Incredible Experience!
We had an outstanding excursion with Major Marine. We got to see sea lions, otters and birds in their natural habit
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Family Trip
This was a beautiful trip into the Fjords seeing the wildlife and glaciers made our trip a special memory. The. st
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John J
Wildlife galore
Had a wonderful time with the family and saw some great views of Alaska wildlife. the boat was clean and offered dr
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Key Details
  • Resurrection Bay, Major Marine Tours - Kenai Fjords Cruise, and 3 more
  • Duration: 3h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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