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Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise from Seward

From USD 180.05
  • 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
Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise from Seward
From USD 180.05
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11:30am - 6 Hour TourMost Popular
11:30 am Tour Departure 6 hour total tour time
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8am Tour Departure 6 hour total tour time
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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 (157)
1 - 5 of 87 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Kathi T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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

Thank OnTheWay772
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Breath-taking adventure

Stunningly beautiful the day we cruised, which, I'm told, is rare for September in Alaska. Worth it if it were pouring rain. Bay is gorgeous, and the glacier is a real treat, even if it doesn't calve right in front of you. We did the...More

Thank Curious744921
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wonderful tour, even with less the perfect weather

I took this tour on an overcast, misty day and didn’t know if I’d see very much. Even with the dreary weather, it was well worth the trip. I took the train from Anchorage which was an excellent way to get here & worth the...More

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Bucket list experience

What an experience! Took this tour in September when crowds were smaller and weather was meant to be cold and overcast but we had exceptional weather with clear blue skies and 20°c temperature. The boat was not overcrowded with plenty of space for everyone to...More

Thank Stephen L
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24 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
Paul J
21 July 2018|
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Response from Emsephs | Reviewed this property |
We used Alaska Collection. I booked online but their toll free number is ALASKA COLLECTION 1.800.808.8068