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Seward Ocean Excursions

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Seward Harbor, Seward, AK 99664
+1 907-599-0499
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Fishing/sightseeing tour

Wow, what a fun trip! We took a fishing/sightseeing trip with Seward Ocean Excursions. They are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Steve P
via mobile
Awesome Adventure

Our trip with Seward Ocean Excursions was beyond amazing! Such beautiful scenery & a guide that one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erin L
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Seward Ocean Excursions offers year-round boat-based adventures aboard the Missing Lynx, ranging from wildlife/sightseeing tours to water taxi to just plain fun on the water. Why choose us? Seward Ocean Excursions is a locally-owned and family-run business. We pride ourselves in providing custom, small group trips all year long. In fact, we are Seward's only year-round on the water boat business! We offer wildlife/sightseeing tours, winter wildlife/sightseeing tours, water taxi service, big game transporter services, and custom trips (if you can imagine it, we can do it!) Running trips all year long! Last minute? No problem...contact us and we can work you in the schedule! Never more than 6 people on the boat, and we run with as few as 2 people on the boat!
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Hours Today: 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Seward Harbor, Seward, AK 99664
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, what a fun trip! We took a fishing/sightseeing trip with Seward Ocean Excursions. They are the people to go with! Captain Bixler is awesome and very knowledgeable. Even though the waves didn’t agree with me and I didn’t feel well we still caught some...More

Thank Steve P
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Bixler M, Owner at Seward Ocean Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Steve! Really good to have you on the boat!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our trip with Seward Ocean Excursions was beyond amazing! Such beautiful scenery & a guide that one in a million! Our day trip was cold but so worth it! 10 stars! Cannot wait for a chance to go back!

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Bixler M, Owner at Seward Ocean Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Erin hope you can join us again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Bix was a great host and wildlife guide. Despite a very windy & rainy day, my husband caught his first salmon! We caught other fish too. The sea otters were much bigger than the river otters we've seen in Virginia. Puffins were adorable and...More

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Bixler M, Owner at Seward Ocean Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thanks for the review, and of course for joining us!

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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

I cannot adequately describe the awe I experienced. You are in a smaller boat with up to 6 people and a captain. This means that you will be right where you need to be for every sighting. The larger ships can't do that. You have...More

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Bixler M, Owner at Seward Ocean Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Thanks for the review, and of course for joining us!

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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We chose Seward Ocean Excursions on the strength of its Trip Advisor reviews so our expectations were high yet Bixler exceeded them. The party included myself, my SO (in our 30s), and my in-laws (in their 60s). In-laws had previously done one of the big...More

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Bixler M, Owner at Seward Ocean Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words and review! And of course for joining us!

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Reviewed June 23, 2018

Would highly recommend using Bixler for any ocean need. From sight seeing, fishing and bay drop offs there is no one better. Very clean and comfortable boat with the benefit of being away from the large crowds on other tour companies. Bixler has lived in...More

Thank Kenny R
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Bixler M, Owner at Seward Ocean Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2018

Thanks for the review Kenny!

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

Found this company as we were looking for an option besides the large commercial tours. Bixler was a great guide, knowledgeable and friendly. Best part was being able to do a combo sightseeing/fishing tour, we saw a ton of wildlife and hubby was happy to...More

Thank drmalexander
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Bixler M, Owner at Seward Ocean Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded June 12, 2018

Thank you for the review and for joining us!

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Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Bix knows where it’s at when it comes to finding great wildlife. We had an awesome cruise day with him and caught great photos of Wales, otters, and he’s so knowledgeable of the area. In addition his boat was super clean and heated. He very...More

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Bixler M, Owner at Seward Ocean Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

The private wildlife tour was just perfect. Captain Bixler guided us to see what our particular interests are. Lots of birds, whales, goats, otters. My favorites were the Puffins, Eagles and whales. He was quite knowledgeable and very accommodating. A real highlight of our two...More

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Bixler M, Owner at Seward Ocean Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded May 19, 2018

Thank you for the review and for joining us!

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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

I went out on a small group tour with Seward Ocean Excursions and I was not disappointed. I’ve been on many tours but I loved that you were very close to eye level with all of the beautiful creatures that hang out in Resurrection Bay....More

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Bixler M, Owner at Seward Ocean Excursions, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2018

Thank you for the review!

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