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Kenai Fjords Seward, Alaska
Northwestern Fjord Tour – 9 Hour Cruise
Travel farther into Kenai Fjords National Park visiting the magnificent Northwestern Fjord, home to three amazing tidewater glaciers, numerous alpine glaciers, wildlife and breathtaking scenery. You will also visit the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. Cruise Map
Don't miss this opportunity to see the untouched beauty of Alaska's coastal waters. Cruise Map
Kenai Fjords is teeming with wildlife. Humpback whales, orca whales are often seen. Other whales species that might be seen are the Fin whales and minke whale. Other wildlife the endangered Seller sea lion, sea otters, Dall’s porpoises, bears, eagles, seals, mountain goats, seabirds, including the famous puffin all call Kenai Fjords National Park home.
This whale watching, wildlife, and glacier tour provide an in-depth experience and is fully narrated by accredited wildlife interpreter and includes a light breakfast and Chicken Caesar wrap for lunch with a vegetarian option on request. This tour is also timed to arrive back in Seward to make connections to Anchorage via Park Connection Bus or Alaska Railroad. This makes it an ideal added land tour for arriving cruise ship passengers.
This world-class whale watching tour vessel has been customized for the maximum comfort and offer multi-level walk-around viewing decks as well as warm, spacious inside seating with oversized fog-free windows. All vessels are non-smoking, restroom equipped and accessible to guests with limited mobility. The millennium class vessels are 95 feet long and Coast Guard licensed for 150 passengers. The boats offer a fast cruising speed, allowing for extra time to photograph and view wildlife and glaciers.
Whales are seen on most days and while we can't guarantee whale sightings there is plenty of other Alaska wildlife to be seen and the scenery and calving tidewater glacier make this tour a not to be missed.
- 150 miles round-trip
- Whales watching and wildlife viewing
- 3 tidewater glaciers
- Fully narrated tour presented by accredited interpreters
- Light breakfast and lunch onboard
- On return to Seward connections to Anchorage via Park Connection Bus or Alaska Railroad is available.
Optional Anchorage departure tour package is also available on request.
Tour Dates And Rates
June 10 – August 27
Departure Time: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (9 hours)
Note: Children 12 and under are not generally recommended for this long tour. The shorter Whale Watching Glacier Tour is suggested for kids.
dult / Child: $195.00 each plus tax and fees
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