Exit Glacier is easily accessible by foot on a well maintained trail and is definitely worth the time to get an up-close look at a glacier. 2 hrs should be enough time. Next time I go, I will plan more time (6-8 hrs) and hike the trail to the Harding Icefield if it is passable. The Exit Glacier trail is easy but the Harding Icefield trail is strenuous, plan accordingly.
However, to enjoy the rest of the park you need a boat or a plane which can be expensive for a family. The NPS has a link to Major Marine Tours and Kenai Fjords Tours on their website. I took the Northwestern Fjord Tour with Kenai Fjords Tours and truly enjoyed the park. It was worth every penny to me. We saw lots of beautiful scenery, glaciers, marine mammals, and marine birds. We were also blessed with beautiful sunshine but it was still quite cold on deck on the boat in the first week of June. Dress in layers and be sure to have an wind proof and water proof outer layer if you want to be on deck.
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