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Orca Quest Cruise provided by Major Marine Tours - Kenai Fjords Cruise

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Overview
Make the most of Seward’s prime orca season by pre-booking this orca-dedicated cruise from the city. Board the comfortable boat and enjoy the optimum chance of seeing the mammals in the wild as, rather than following a fixed route, your boat heads for locations in Resurrection Bay and the Kenai Fjords where they’ve been spotted. Watch for sightings, learn about orca behavior, and hear their calls via the hydrophone.
Highlights
  • Watch for orcas in the wild on an orca-spotting cruise from Seward
  • Up your chances of sightings on a boat that visits recent orca hotspots
  • Look for orcas, hear their calls, and learn about their behaviors
  • Prebook to secure your place, and enjoy snacks and use of binoculars on board
Important Information
Departure Point
1412 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664, USA
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Water, coffee, and tea
  • Use of binoculars while onboard
  • All taxes and fees included in price
  • Educational narration by an experienced captain
  • Restroom on board
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 200 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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SharonDMill61 wrote a review Jun 2020
Anchorage, Alaska6 contributions
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This cruise was really fun! We saw otters, a grey whale, puffins, seals, sea lions and orcas! The mother orca was nursing the baby, it was a delightful thing to see! The view of Bear Glacier was spectacular and the shorelines are beautiful. I felt it was important to the
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Date of experience: June 2020
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David W wrote a review Jun 2020
Palmer, Alaska4 contributions
Great trip. Knowledgeable Captain Chris and crew did a great job sniffing out whales, seals, porpoises, otters and many birds. Beautiful day!!
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Dawn A wrote a review Jun 2020
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Staff are incredibly friendly and helpful! Captain Laura was very knowledgeable about the area and wildlife. She had us on a pod of Orca within 45 minutes of leaving the harbor! The weather wasn’t spectacular-but it didn’t dampen our spirits at all! Loved the trip, and I
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Date of experience: June 2020
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C and L wrote a review Jun 2020
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Great trip with this company as always. Professional captain(s) taking all the measures to make you comfortable during the Covid-19 concerns. We saw humpbacks and a resident pod of Orcas. Really enjoyed our time on the water and all of the explanations the captain(s) provides
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Date of experience: June 2020
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ABo wrote a review Jun 2020
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Excellent time! Saw a few whales and many Orcas. Staff was friendly and laid back. Will definitely do this again with family when they visit Alaska!
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Date of experience: June 2020
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By: Major Marine Tours - Kenai Fjords Cruise
akshandy
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Truly a wonderful experience in the middle of the pandemiv
I love this tour. It is the second time I have taken it. Last time there was a park ranger explaining the formation
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robertbF390SU
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Northwestern Fjord Tour
I just finished a tour with Captain Justin and his crew. After being a marine biologist in Alaska for 30 years I r
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H2oskier1
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Wildlife galore!
The staff was wonderful, knowledgeable and very committed to giving everyone a once in a lifetime experience. We sa
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kladegard23
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A Perfect Day
The staff was highly professional, especially the captain who also narrated our trip. She gave a very detailed des
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Val_Alaska
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All Female Crew
The three hour tour with Major Marine Tours was spectacular! The ALL FEMALE CREW were excellent, in assisting with
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lovedenali
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Beautiful tour!
This was my first trip to Seward and I really looked forward to seeing the Fjords. We were booked with another tour
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907Vonne
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Best day being a tourist!
Took the family for a day trip from Anchorage area and had a perfect time. We saw it all; otter nursery, whales, po
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John W
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Excellent tour - we saw lots of wildlife
While in Seward we wanted to see whales, glaciers, and the other natural wonders that Alaska has to offer. We took
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Cecil H
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Excellent Glacier Tour
Great trip! Crew was very skilled and friendly. Boat was in great shape; very clean and comfortable. Everyone went
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emonibianca21
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Amazing Tour!
Our first time to Seward and taking a tour with Major Marine. We saw orcas, humpback whales, sea lions, sea otters
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Culture68065460952
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You absolutely HAVE to go on this tour!
We went on this tour on our elopement trip in June. The staff were amazing, the food was great, and the views were
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Hogwithacamera
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Bubble Net Feeding!
We had a great day visiting the NW Glacier. We saw lots of whales! We got to watch Humpbacks working together to
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AHY127
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8.5 Hour Northwestern Fjord Cruise
We did the 8.5 hour Kenai Fjord cruise. The boat held 36 passengers but only 8 on our cruise due to Covid and peop
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tayloraby
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Unforgettable Experience!
This is the most wonderful experience! We did the 3 1/2 hour wildlife cruise on July 4th and it was unforgettable.
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Jess-AK29
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Amazing experience
Entire staff and crew was amazing. Weather was great and so all kinds of wildlife from a huge school of thousands o
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Key Details
  • Resurrection Bay, Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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