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Alaska Saltwater Lodge Small Group Whale Watching, Wildlife & Glacier Tour

#8 of 38 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Seward Features Animals
Box 695, Seward, AK 99664-0695
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Experience of a Lifetime

This was the first proper tour we did in Alaska and it wildly surpassed all of my... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
Mexico City
The highlight of our week in Alaska!

We were blown away. My #1 objective in Alaska was to see orca's in the wild. We saw orca's all day... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Ken O
Hartwell, Georgia, United States
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Box 695, Seward, AK 99664-0695

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

This was the first proper tour we did in Alaska and it wildly surpassed all of my expectations. The day was cold, wet and windy, however we had an amazing time largely thanks to the friendliness, skill and knowledge of our amazing Captain/crew/guides, Tania and...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

We were blown away. My #1 objective in Alaska was to see orca's in the wild. We saw orca's all day. Along with humpbacks, seals, sea lions, otters, eagles, puffins, goats, we saw it all! Tanya and Calley are AWESOME! The small group is the...More

Thank Ken O
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Tanya (our boat captain) and Calley (first mate) both acted as guides on this all day boat trip to see glaciers, whales, orcas, seals, otters, birds, mountain goats, and anything else they could find. They were guides extraordinare and fulfilled all our dreams of seeing...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 2 June 2017

From the moment we met Tanya and Calley, the day was fabulous! They provided top-notch service and personal touches throughout the cruise. We were able to see wildlife and scenery that far exceeded our expectations. The small-group setting is certainly worth every penny over and...More

Thank JeanoMSP
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Captain Tanya and First Mate Calley were excellent. After learning all the passengers names in less than 5 minutes, they provided us a first class tour. I would highly recommend booking with them, especially if you are looking for an alternative to the big tour...More

Thank Alaska T
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We are a group of 3 families. The price to book this boat is only 15% more than riding a much bigger boat with a hundred or tens of other peoples but allow a lot of flexibility. And everyone had a good spot and good...More

Thank l-_-Sheila-_-l
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We booked our trip last minute and Kathleen was the perfect host.The small group made it as personal as you can get and the home-made goodies a delicious touch! Captain Tanya and Nick were both fonts of knowledge and you name it we saw it:...More

Thank DInJude
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I took a whale watching, wild life & glacier 10 hours, small group cruise with SaltWater on the Labor Day weekend. Although it was foggy and rainy, it was the most amazing trip. James, our captain, was very knowledgeable & experienced. Although the water was...More

Thank Rita F
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We loved our wildlife and nature tour! It was a small boat with 13 people on board which made the tour feel personal and relaxing! We got to ride on the bow for most of the trip which was epic! We loved the lunch and...More

1  Thank Amy71815
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Thanks to the captain Tanya and Nick, we had a wonderful day on the water on August 28th. You really went out of your way finding us humpbacks and the orca super pod was amazing. The time spent at the glacier was mesmerizing, Tanya taking...More

1  Thank coffeestronger
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18 November 2015|
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Response from magnoliamws | Reviewed this property |
I haven't visited either of those places.
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16 January 2015|
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Response from Ecampb | Reviewed this property |
We went on the tour at the end of July and saw 5 whales. Saw much other wildlife as well. This is truly the BEST tour company. Ask for Leif as your captain and Sam as the first mate. They were great.
16 December 2014|
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Response from Adventureman1492 | Reviewed this property |
At the little bakery very close where you get on the boat. The Bakery at the Harbor. If you go a few minutes early, you can have a light (or heavy!) breakfast. We thoroughly enjoy our experience and hope you do as well if... More