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Seward Boat Harbor

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have enjoyed, many times, watching boats or taking a cruise from this harbor. The scenery surrounding the harbor is wonderful, makes you want to stay longer. Watching sea otters and fishermen bringing in their catch is entertaining. We’ve taken large boat tours, small boat...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is ajwYs a stop in Seward. There was a slight layer of ice firming in the water. Several boats were out of they’re slips, it was very quiet and serene, good plaice to watch the sea otters.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cocokayak
Reviewed January 16, 2019

We loved walking around this little harbor when we visited Seward. We really enjoyed looking at all of the boats, watching the fisherman come in with their fish, and watching the cute little sea otters swim around the harbor. There are several great restaurants with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lkeavney
Reviewed December 22, 2018 via mobile

Nice photo stop to see all the local boats, big and small. Just outside the harbour park the cruise ships. Here is also the starting point for the boat tours. There is as well many cafes, and restaurants.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Clodruss
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Seward seems a bit past it's peak compared to let's say Homer but they're reviving the new docking area with shops. It's a bit too plastic for me. Old Seward's nice; scenery is still spectacular and there are restaurants and shops enough for a day's...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed October 29, 2018

we love marinas, and to be able to walk around all the docks and see all the kinds of boats from small ones to the Kenai Glacier cruise ones. about twice a week, during summer, the Cruise ships dock here, and the travelers go by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mikealexander728
Reviewed October 19, 2018

There are plenty of shops to wander through whilst waiting for your cruise boat. The area surrounding the boat harbour is spectacular - snow on the mountain tops even in July. A very clean and safe area to wander about.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RBN11
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Our 35th Anniversary and a fishing 🎣 trip was exactly what we needed! We 🐠 like it was still our First! Had Just as much fun if not more. We love the Snagging Hole in Seward almost as much as the one in Homer.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank randynina
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Our cruise ship left from the area east of the marina and we had an excellent view of just how big and busy the harbor is. The harbor is lined with boardwalks and is the site of numerous shops and restaurants. It is the home...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed September 23, 2018

When you come from Ontario, Canada where it is flat, looking at mountains every hour of the day is just so breathtaking. We enjoyed meeting different people from the area while walking around looking at the boats. Such friendly people here & they shared info...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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BrendaE972
July 15, 2017|
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Response from Christopher T | Reviewed this property |
You should see plenty of activity all day since it is a busy harbor. Lunch to afternoon would be when I would plan to observe boating activity. Marine life is mostly out in the bay (Resurrection Bay). Suggest taking a... More
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jmaterpork
November 28, 2016|
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Response from StevenR245 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure but I think one operator said that it was free to Mainland USA. Cost of fishing charter is very high compared to Australian priced. Cost was approx USD $400 for about 8 hours.
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jmaterpork
November 26, 2016|
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Response from Sandilo | Reviewed this property |
There are several Charters in Seward. cracker jack charters, puffin charters, aurora charters. the fish house, profish-n-sea
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