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Major Marine Tours -- Resurrection Bay Tour

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Address: #2 Boardwalk, Seward Small Boat Harbor, 1302-B 4th Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: +1 800-764-7300
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Description: Join us for an adventure into the exciting world of Alaska's wildlife. Our...
Join us for an adventure into the exciting world of Alaska's wildlife. Our 5-hour and 3-hour afternoon cruises and 4 hour evening cruise travel thorough the pristene waters of Resurrection Bay for up close encounters with wildlife. The cruises provide viewing and stops for pictures and to view passing whales and sea otters. You may see several types glaciers. The 4 and 5 hour tours include the option of our Alaska salmon & prime rib buffet meal.
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$168*
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Kenai Fjords National Park and Chiswell Islands Cruise
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$93*
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Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise with Optional Buffet Lunch

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Great crew captain and tour guide

Loved this tour. Solid 6 hours out to the glacier wig multiple stops. Lucky to have caught two humpbacks breaching and several sea lion and seal sightings along the way. We loved... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Jeremy B
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San Francisco, California

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Loved this tour. Solid 6 hours out to the glacier wig multiple stops. Lucky to have caught two humpbacks breaching and several sea lion and seal sightings along the way. We loved the sounds of the glacier and the experience was better with narration by a forest service ranger. Brunch was delicious. Not for veggies in my opinion. Crew were... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We saw whales, sea lions, puffins, glaciers, mountains, and tons of other things. The guide was excellent, and the boat pilot was amazing. The food is also good on The buffet. Be prepared for wind, and the chance for rain. Bring a camera with a good zoom to take pictures, and listen to the guide. If you bring kids, there... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is a tough case to review. First, the good: the crew was pleasant and the captain took his time to flush out the wildlife/whales etc. This part made the trip. Next, the bad: The boat is run down. No excuse for that, and it did not make for a pleasant experience. Now, the ugly: We mistakenly booked this company... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This was my second whale watching adventure out of Seward. Major Marine has smaller boats and assigned seating which I liked but I enjoyed my other tour on Kenai tours better. We only saw two whales, did not hear the glacier calve, and the lunch was not very good. On the Kenai tour we saw an abundance of whales, both... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Great company with friendly & knowledgeable staff. We take 3-4 glacier and wildlife tours every year with MMT.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We signed up for the 5 hour wildlife viewing cruise in the hopes of seeing some wildlife (unfortunately we didn't plan ahead enough to reserve a kayaking trip on Resurrection Bay.) Pluses: The staff is super friendly, the boat is clean and offers snacks and drinks for sale. They also offer free inoculate to use on board. They have a... More 

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Devon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Major Marine Tours runs several itineraries. We chose the shorter Resurrection Bay Tour. It basically stays in (or close to) Resurrection Bay rather than going further out into the Kenai Fijords. We saw a good amount of wildlife and the staff was helpful and knowledgeable. There is a nice buffet lunch provided. The National Park Service provides a ranger who... More 

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This was my 7th cruise with Major Marine Tours. Each cruise has been outstanding. Major Marine excels from the courteous service, to the tour narration and variety of wildlife we viewed. On this cruise with my 8 yr old grandson we saw humpback whales, dall sheep (several) eagles, sea lions, puffins, cormorants, sea lions, sea bird rookeries and of course... More 

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Sellersburg, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Staff and crew were excellent and friendly. They were also very knowledgable. The experience was unreal. We were fortunate enough to see a variety of wildlife, including humpback whales!

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Temecula, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Excellent prime rib and salmon dinner with nice sides. Park ranger narration thorough and professional. We had the awesome experience of finding a humpback whale lunge feeding, pushing up out of the water near the beginning of the trip. He stayed with us for a while. Not that interested in the birds, rookery or sea lions but some people may... More 

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