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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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Excellent experience!

We saw no less than a dozen humpback whales, 4 fin whales, several sea otters, several dall/dahl... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2014
Lockport, Illinois
Nice small group experience

Kathleen (The owner) 5/5 Kathleen agreed to have us picked up from your cabin on a remote island... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2014
Sindhu R
Chevy Chase, Maryland
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Box 695, Seward, AK 99664-0695

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Reviewed 16 June 2014

We saw no less than a dozen humpback whales, 4 fin whales, several sea otters, several dall/dahl (I'm not sure how it should be spelled) porpoise, several spots with sea lions, puffins & various other birds, whose names I don't remember & 2 glaciers. We...More

Thank LockportMichele
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Kathleen (The owner) 5/5 Kathleen agreed to have us picked up from your cabin on a remote island in humpy cove. That not only saved us a lot of time, but also prevented a round trip from the island to seward and back to resurrection...More

1  Thank Sindhu R
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Our guides were friendly from the beginning. They had years of experience and had answers to all of our questions. With only 13 people on the boat, including the captain and first mate, interaction was personal and it was comfortable and easy to get good...More

Thank mbartelt86
Reviewed 9 June 2014

This day cruise was exactly what I hoped it would be. We had an excellent captain and first mate. Captain Tonya (I hope I got the name right) and First Mate Lindsey. The crew was very informative, would stop for animal viewing. We saw whales,...More

Thank snoma H
Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

We took a whale watching/fishing trip with Stan today and couldn't be more happy with him. Even though the weather was not perfect conditions Stan was able to find us killer whales, orcas, sheep (with babies), puffins, dolphins, eagles and other assorted birds on our...More

1  Thank USN_Seabee_Wife
Reviewed 5 June 2014

I have been on quite a few Alaskan excursions, both large and small boats. Small tours are definitely the way to go wether sightseeing or fishing. The crew went out of their way to make sure we had the best experience. They were very knowledgable...More

1  Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We went on this tour when we were in Seward the 2nd week of May. The tour had just resumed for the season and the crew set the expectation that it may be a quiet day as it was still the "shoulder" season. Why spend...More

2  Thank lilimadsn
Reviewed 3 June 2014

We are so glad we chose to take this small group trip. Captain Tonya and First Mate Lindsay did a great job making this a memorable day. We saw seals, otters, mountain goats with kids, puffins, sea lions, humpbacks and orcas and dall porpoises. Watching...More

2  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We debated going out on one of the bigger boats run by Kenai Fjords and Major Marine tours, but chose to go with something smaller and were very glad we did. Our guides - Tanya (the captain) and Lindsay were incredibly knowledgeable (we found as...More

1  Thank Joe V
Reviewed 25 May 2014

We just experienced a wonderful day with Tonya and crew Lindsay! We saw multiple orcas including a transient pod after a porpoise, humpback whales, a bald eagle who swam to shore with his catch, and a mountain goat with its newborn kid. Throw in Holgate...More

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Response from magnoliamws | Reviewed this property |
I haven't visited either of those places.
Sheree S
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