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Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise with Optional Buffet Lunch

Highlights
  • 5-hour cruise through Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords from Seward
  • See Bear Glacier, a piedmont glacier and the largest glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Visit Cape Resurrection, home to Steller sea lions and thousands of nesting seabirds
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Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise with Optional Buffet Lunch
From US$ 108.36
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5 Hour Cruise with Buffet
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Cruise the calm, protected waters of Resurrection Bay on this 5 hour cruise. Enjoy our Alaska salmon and prime rib meal served onboard while you cruise.
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5 Hour Cruise
Cruise the calm, protected waters of Resurrection Bay on this 5 hour cruise. A National Park Ranger will be onboard to narrate your cruise. Reserved seating for each guest in our heated cabin.
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Overview
Explore the pristine waters of Resurrection Bay on this 5-hour Kenai Fjords cruise. Travel 55 miles (round-trip) along a rugged coastline and admire alpine glaciers nestled high in the mountains. Snap plenty of memorable photos as you sail past Bear Glacier and stop close to sea lion colonies and seabird rookeries. Along the way, keep watch for whales, sea otters, Dall’s porpoises, eagles and mountain goats. Enhance your maritime journey with an upgrade to enjoy an Alaska salmon and prime rib buffet, served onboard while you cruise.
What to Expect
The 5-hour Kenai Fjords wildlife cruise departs daily at 12pm and returns at 5pm and travels approximately 55 miles round-trip along the rugged coastline of Resurrection Bay.

If you've chosen the buffet, fifteen minutes into the cruise we will begin serving the Alaska salmon and prime rib meal that is freshly prepared on board. While you enjoy our cruising restaurant service you'll be able to sit at your reserved seat inside the heated cabin and not miss out on any of the beautiful scenery.

Several alpine glaciers nestled high in the mountains surrounding Resurrection Bay can be seen along the route if the weather cooperates. You'll also have the chance to see the impressive Bear Glacier, a piedmont glacier and the largest glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park.

As you approach the end of Resurrection Bay you will visit Cape Resurrection, home to Steller sea lions and thousands of nesting seabirds. The captain will stop the boat close to the sea lion colonies and seabird rookeries, providing excellent photo opportunities. Along the route you'll have the chance to see abundant wildlife such as whales, sea otters, Dall’s porpoises, eagles, mountain goats and many types of seabirds.

A National Park Ranger will provide a detailed narrative on the history, ecology, geology and wildlife in the area.
Reviews (157)
1 - 5 of 104 reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile
Incredible experience

We had the most amazing time in this trip. The boat was brand spanking new, the crew super friendly, and we saw a ton of wildlife. Multiple orca pods playing in aliak bay, breaching humpbacks, otters and cute puffins. We were a little nervous going...More

Thank rohanpdsouza
Reviewed 15 October 2018
Amazing Tour of Kenai Fjords

Our cruise was filled with amazement. Our captain, Sarah, kept everything on track, and we always felt safe and knew we were going to the best places to see the wildlife and natural beauty we were hoping for. Our ranger, Elizabeth, was great at telling...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 11 October 2018
Amazing experience

This was a really great tour! We got to see jellyfish, otters, whales, orcas, puffins, sea lions, mountain goats, bald eagles and of course glaciers. This cruise was the perfect amount of time and we were also fed a buffet lunch which was very good....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 854courtneyp
Reviewed 23 September 2018
Incredible Trip

We lucked out with the weather..nothing but blue skies. The cruise is well organised, and a fantastic staff that love the wildlife as much as you do. We saw it all. Humpback whales, 60 plus Orca's, Sea Lions, Seals, Otters and Glacier's Calving. The staff...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda C
Reviewed 23 September 2018
Glaciers and orcas, and otters, oh my!

We had planned on the shorter ride, but we checked in early and there was space on the longer 5-1/2 hour ride so we paid the extra and went because it was a sunny day. The skipper steered the boat near shores and into coves...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gpaisie
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michigantraveler05
8 July 2018|
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Response from Fred B | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think its worth it. When it rains in Alaska it can stop in five minutes. This is an amazing cruise.
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26 June 2018|
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Response from travelingdoc2015 | Reviewed this property |
Save your $$$$ for icy strait whale watching...especially if you don't care about sea birds. You'll see all the animals aforementioned plus bears along the shoreline..food was god-awful and stupidly priced. Seating was... More
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Response from Chabrro | Reviewed this property |
Correction to phone number above- it is 907 865 6224
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