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Major Marine Tours - Kenai Fjords Cruise

#4 of 49 Tours in Seward
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Address: 1302-B 4th Avenue, Seward Boat Harbor, Seward, AK 99664
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Major Marine Tours offers two thrilling full day cruises into the Kenai...

Major Marine Tours offers two thrilling full day cruises into the Kenai Fjords National Park, where wildlife is abundant and tidewater glaciers are massive. Covering 120 miles, you can choose between a 6 hour or 7.5 hour tour, and all trips are hosted by a National Park Ranger. At the glaciers you'll often witness calving - a process by which glaciers shed giant blocks of ancient ice. This area is also home to a wide variety of animals including whales, sea lions, seals and sea otters, as well as an abundance of birds including puffins and eagles. You can enhance your experience with our Alaska salmon and prime rib buffet, freshly prepared on board the vessel. All guests are guaranteed reserved seating inside our heated cabins.

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What a great cruise!

Joshua and Kirsten were the best. The scenery is absolutely incredible. We've been on whale watching tours before, but never with scenery like this! Plus we got to see some... read more

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Joshua and Kirsten were the best. The scenery is absolutely incredible. We've been on whale watching tours before, but never with scenery like this! Plus we got to see some whales, eagles, dolphins, etc. We loved it. 2 or 3 thumbs up!!!

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Even though I never got to see a whale i had a brilliant time taking in all the amazing scenery and wildlife.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Boat took you to all of the beautiful spots within the Bay. You need to understand that you may not see a whale, just depends on the day!.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the second time we have gone out with Major Marine Tours. Both times the staff was very nice. The weather gods were nice to us both times. We all had a great time and will be coming back this summer with friends and family.

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Iliamna, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The boat tour was amazing! The boat crew was very accommodating to our needs. They made sure we were comfortable and took some great photos of us. The trip was tailored to the weather and where they have been seeing whales so it is personalized to get the best experience! The only thing I would suggest is to eat lunch... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The sights and scenery of Resurrection Bay were made even better by the passion the Captain of our vessel had for his job. You could hear the fascination in his voice as we trailed one humpback whale only to find a small pod of three humpbacks. He also tried very hard, with some success, to spot wildlife in the bay.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Major Marine tours did a great job on our February trip. This was their first trip of the season and they warned us in advance that we would probably not see many whales and to dress warmly. Even with that, the trip was great. The crew was helpful and courteous. We learned lots of information about the bay formation and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

With the 7.5 hour tour, we had the time to get really close to the glaciers, watching and listening to them creak and calve. We also saw whales, sea otters, Steller sea lions, harbor seals, puffins, and eagles. The larger cruise ships (which we were on later in our trip) can't compare. The smaller ship was able to make us... More 

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Seward, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Major Marine Tours is one of two 'big boat' tour companies in Seward. Both offer excellent experiences but they do differ in many aspects. Check out both to see the company that best matches your style. Either way...you can't go wrong. Both companies are totally class acts. (NOTE: there are a number of smaller boat operations that can give more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This tour was exceptional. We chose the small ship which went on the longest cruise and it was a day to remember. Excellent wildlife spotting and very professional service from the company. I would highly recommend.

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