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Major Marine Tours - Kenai Fjords Cruise

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Address: 1302-B 4th Avenue, Seward Boat Harbor, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: +1 800-764-7300
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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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Glacies & Wildlife Up Close & Personal

We took the 7.5 hour tour which included stops at the Holgate and Aialik Glaciers. It also passes many other glaciers and craggy islands occupied by many animals. We saw eagles... read more

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San Mateo, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the 7.5 hour tour which included stops at the Holgate and Aialik Glaciers. It also passes many other glaciers and craggy islands occupied by many animals. We saw eagles, puffin, sea lions, otters, kittiwakes, dolphins, humpback whales, and best of all, a bear. Tables are preassigned, so there is no mad rush for the best seats. Cabins are... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I had a great time. Everyone was so nice and lunch was good. My 8 year old grandchild was telling everyone about the cold experiment and earning his Jr, Ranger pin. The 3 year old didn't like the rough water that didn't last too long. Seeing the animals and Glacier up close was priceless.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

End of season but everyone was very helpful and seemed to enjoy serving and making this already spectacular outing a special experience. Otters, puffins, whales, glaciers, sea lions and more... A must do trip. Our experience was all thay was advertised and served with an honest caring attirude. Great trip. Ours was the 6.5 hour trip with rough seas, clouds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Major Marine Tours provided a four hour cruise as a package when staying at the Harbor 360 Hotel. This was perfect since we were planning to stay three nights in Seward. So we wake up in the morning and have free breakfast in the lobby and checked in for the cruise. About two hours later we gathered our cold weather... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very professional commentary, great lunch, skipper got us in so close to glaciers I didn't expect to get in that close. Saw seals, whales, sea lions and plenty of birdlime including puffins. Despite cloudy day very enjoyable trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We took the Northwestern Fjord all day trip out of Seward. All day, the captain changed the route or added places based on wildlife present and weather. We got to see group of Orcas, which hadn't been seen in weeks, by going into a non-scheduled fjord. A highlight for me was going into the Cascade Cove, where the boat got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff was enthusiastic about the area and highly knowledgeable. We went into open water on a long tour but beware of that for the rough seas in the Alaskan Gulf. I loved it but was glad I took a motion sickness pill but for me it was a blast and again this tour went into open water and there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was a great tour, staff was very friendly and helpful, the food they served was excellent, the views were fabulous, just wish the wild life would of showed up only saw few sea lions that day but cant control that, plus it rained also csnt be controlled, but all in all great time , relaxing and beautiful...

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This tour was great! They really did their best to spot wildlife. We saw a humpback whale, otters, bald eagles, puffins and more. Would recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Smaller boats allow you to experience much closer viewing of the incredible amount and variety of cold water wildlife such as seals, otters, whales, white wild sheep, and hundreds of bird species. The best was viewing puffins within a few feet in their nesting rookeries perched on rocks. The captain nosed the boat so close!! The private island lunch was... More 

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