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Fox Island

Kenai Fjords National Park, AK
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Type: Islands
Traveler Description: Fox Island is owned by the native corportation CIRI. Kenai Fjords Tour boats ( also owned by CIRI) takes passengers to their private lodge for meals... more »
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Mountain View, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Four adults and four kids ranging from 6-11. We went to fox island as part of our Austin Adventures Alaska tour. We stayed in a pleasant cabin and went sea kayaking, we also had a great dinner in the lodge. So in summary small island doesn't take much to cover it. But just to sit there in peace and watch... More

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Walla Walla
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Our lunch on fox island was amazing the wait staff was great. The rocks are all flat and perfect for skipping. They are smooth too Our lunch was part of our fjord tour cruise boat. We took the 4 1/2 hr cruise and enjoyed every hit of it. Our lunch there consist of fresh green beans mashed potatoes prime rib... More

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Parachute, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Fairly expensive 2 night three day excursion, but well worth it except for the meals. The staff was great and the cabin was well appointed with a very comfy bed. Went on a full day kayak trip which was wonderful.. Our guide, Matt, couldn't have been any better. He was very knowledgeable and was sure to point out all the... More

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Petaluma, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We took a tour boat to Fox Island from Seward for lunch. It was a beautiful boat ride. Saw whales, seals, etc. When you get off the boat you go into a large room and everything is ready for an all you can eat buffet, serving salmon and prime rib. The food was very good. After you eat, you get... More

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bluegrass state
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220 reviews 220 reviews
75 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

went on the kenai fjords boat tour to here. IT was a beautiful day for us. I could see it would not be as much fun if it were raining. The island itself is small. You walk up a boardwalk to the restaurant to get your buffet. The buffet had salmon, primerib and crab legs which were extra. The sides... More

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Lombard, Illinois
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411 reviews 411 reviews
183 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I took a boat with the kids out to Fox Island. The views are great. The boat then circled the island and we saw more of the island. It's a great way to spend a day.

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Victorville, California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
44 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

My daughter and grandkids went on the excursion to Fox Island as my son in law partook in some fishing. This particular day it was raining as Seward's area is known for it's rain. The room was packed full of travelers ready to board the ship. I would advise you to get their early so you can get your tickets... More

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Houston, Texas
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137 reviews 137 reviews
28 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We left Seward in warm sunshine and were lucky that the day remained dry and clear - although it did get very cold! Lunch on Fox Island quite average but the day cruise around Resurrection Harbour was lovely and the Kenai Fjord Cruise staff very informative.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We were fortunate to have wonderful weather. The boat was comfortable and the commentary good. The food served on the island was good, but the crab was a disappointment as it was cold. Should have skipped it.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

much better than the typical boat tours, you get away from the typical tourist, and you get a little workout with it

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