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National Park Tour with Fox Island
National Park Tour with Fox Island
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from: $220

The Kenai Fjords National Park Tour with a stop on Fox Island will take you to Kenai Fjords National Park, home to abundant wildlife, alpine and tidewater glaciers and breathtaking scenery.  On this 8.5-hour cruise we also visit the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, home to a large variety of whales, seabirds, stellar sea lions, sea otters and more. Lunch is included and will be served on board. For dinner, you’ll stop at our private lodge on Fox Island for seated dinner in our exclusive dining lodge.

Resurrection Bay Cruise with Fox Island
Resurrection Bay Cruise with Fox Island
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from: $129

Soak up the serene beauty of the Alaskan wilderness on this 5-hour cruise into the Kenai Fjords across Resurrection Bay. Glide past majestic mountains, craggy cliffs and mammoth glaciers as your cruise boat cuts through the open waters. With the help of an expert wildlife guide, look out for whales, sea lions and other native wildlife. Then, indulge in a delicious lunch on Fox Island. End your tour with free time at a pebble beach, where you can skip stones and revel in the out-of-this-world scenery.

Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise from Seward
Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise from Seward
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from: $191

Hop aboard one of Alaska’s most popular wildlife and glacier cruises, and take an extraordinary six-hour journey through Kenai Fjords National Park. This must-do tour from Seward offers the chance to view whales, birds and other wildlife as you cruise past alpine and tidewater glaciers among the fjords. You’ll visit seabird rookeries in the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and enjoy lunch as you listen to onboard commentary from the captain!

Northwestern Fjord Sightseeing Cruise from Seward
Northwestern Fjord Sightseeing Cruise from Seward
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from: $239

Massive blue glaciers, narrow fjords and abundant marine life are just some of the reasons that Kenai Fjords National Park is at the top of many outdoor enthusiasts’ bucket lists. Cruise through the fjords while learning about the region’s fascinating natural history on this 7-hour trip. Floating through Alaska’s pristine waters is the best way to see this stunning national park, and this is the only daily tour that visits the magnificent Northwestern Fjord, home to three amazing tidewater glaciers and numerous alpine glaciers.

Orca Quest Cruise
Orca Quest Cruise
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from: $134

Explore the world of Alaska's orca whales on the only orca-focused cruise in Seward! Cruise Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords National Park in search of orca whales, distinguishable by their prominent dorsal fins and fascinating social behavior. Rather than following a set cruise route, our Captains take you to places where orcas have recently been seen, giving you a unique cruising experience every day. Learn about these whales from our local Captains and naturalist crew members. Hear the orca's haunting calls through our onboard hydrophone.

Snowmobile Classic Tour in Kenai Fjords National Park
Snowmobile Classic Tour in Kenai Fjords National Park
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from: $195

We call it the ‘Snowmobile Classic’ for a reason… After a quick orientation at our headquarters in Seward, you’ll set off into Kenai Fjords National Park, one of the most protected land units in all of Seward! Marvel at the stunning landscape, beautiful viewpoints, and towering mountains as you glide smoothly through the snow. With a friendly, local guide to lead the way, share stories and point out the views, there’s nothing to do except take a deep breath, hang on, and soak it all in. The gentle whisking of snow… The playful sunlight that dances around the sky… The simple serenity of getting away from roads… Join us for a tour in the wintry backcountry and you’ll quickly see why this is our best-selling snowmobile tour!

Alaska Crafted Tour and Cruise Transfer- Port of Seward
Alaska Crafted Tour and Cruise Transfer- Port of Seward
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from: $399

Ease back into reality as you join your knowledgeable 'Hoperator' for a fun filled cruise ship transfer and tour from the historic port city of Seward through the mountains of the Kenai peninsula along the 114-mile National Scenic Byway, the Seward Highway to Anchorage.  Taste your way through the Alaska craft beverage scene while taking in the mountain vistas, pristine lakes, and grandeur that is ALASKA.

Seward and Kenai Fjords National Park Guided Tour with Lunch
Seward and Kenai Fjords National Park Guided Tour with Lunch
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from: $211

This is a great way to see Seward and the Kenai Fjords National Park. Visit all the best attractions of the beautiful city of Seward on a guided tour with transportation included. See Exit Glacier and "Mile 0" of the Iditarod Trail and experience a Dog Sledge Ride. View the wildlife that roams the mountainside and enjoy an included full lunch menu with 13 options to choose.

Seward Shore Excursion: Resurrection Bay Cruise Including Lunch on Fox Island
Seward Shore Excursion: Resurrection Bay Cruise Including Lunch on Fox Island
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from: $129

Swap Seward’s cruise terminal for the raw beauty of Resurrection Bay on this 5-hour shore excursion. From your comfortable spot aboard a small cruise boat, gaze out over the icy waters as you glide past snowy mountains, colossal glaciers and jagged cliffs. With an expert wildlife guide, learn about the area’s native fauna and look out for whales, otters, puffins and other wildlife. Then enjoy a delicious lunch served in our exclusive dining lodge.

Exit Glacier Ice Hiking Adventure from Seward
Exit Glacier Ice Hiking Adventure from Seward
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from: $205

In the wilderness is where memories are made… Whether it’s the exhilarating rush as you look over the edge of a bottomless crevasse, the fresh mountain air that fills your lungs, or the sense of wonder gazing across the glaciated landscape. With a friendly, local guide and eight hours to immerse yourself in unrivaled natural beauty, you’ll smell the earthy alder of our boreal forests, feel the cool breeze on your face from the Harding Icefield, and have plenty of time to slow down to soak it all in…

Stoney Creek Canopy Adventure
Stoney Creek Canopy Adventure
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from: $169

Journey into the exquisite canopy of the Northern Pacific coastal temperate rainforest. Explore within the old growth forest and take in views of the Kenai Mountains on aerial platforms. The beautifully designed course and eco-friendly tour are just small parts in experiencing this amazing piece of Alaska.

Rafting Adventure on Resurrection River from Seward, Alaska
Rafting Adventure on Resurrection River from Seward, Alaska
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from: $158

The Best Way to Discover Seward’s Hidden Wilderness... On the water is where memories are made… Whether it’s the exhilarating rush as you come up to a spirited rapid, the fresh mountain air that fills your lungs, or the sense of wonder gazing up at the towering mountains all around you. With a friendly, local guide and four hours to immerse yourself in unrivaled natural beauty, you’ll smell the earthy evergreens of our boreal rainforests, feel the mist on your face from the glacial river, and have plenty of time to soak it all in…

Snowmobile Adventure Tour in Kenai Fjords National Park
Snowmobile Adventure Tour in Kenai Fjords National Park
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from: $256

Once you’ve experienced our Snowmobile Adventure Tour, you’ll finally understand the rave reviews… Though to be honest, our backyard does most of the heavy lifting. After a quick safety briefing and tutorial by your professional guide, head out into the backcountry during one of the most picture-perfect and serene times to snowmobile. Alaska winters offer a picturesque time to see the national park, and majestic light for snapping photos. But don’t let all this serenity fool you… Want to feel the wind in your face or walk through deep snow? The choice is yours. With 3.5 hours and a fun, knowledgeable guide to take you directly to the best local spots and hidden gems, you simply can’t go wrong with this best-selling Alaska Snowmobile Tour in Seward.

Wilderness Dog Sled Ride and Tour in Seward
Wilderness Dog Sled Ride and Tour in Seward
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from: $111

Feel the power, excitement, and energy of the amazing sled dogs as they pull you through wooded trails on this 2-hour tour. Enjoy the comfortable, padded seats and covers on the wheeled summer sleds that enable you to enjoy the trip regardless of the weather. Tour the kennel facilities, cuddle husky puppies, and enjoy a sled ride. Roundtrip transportation is included.

Helicopter and Glacier Dog Sledding Tour from Seward
Helicopter and Glacier Dog Sledding Tour from Seward
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from: $659

Experience the beauty of winter during the summer on this 90-minute helicopter and sledding tour outside of Seward, Alaska. Helicopter into a professional dog camp on top of the ancient Godwin Glacier and meet a team of 20 dogs and 2 expert mushers while learning the ins and outs of Alaska’s state sport.  Ride along on an easy, 2-mile dog sled ride, meet the Alaskan huskies, learn more about how these beautiful dogs are raised, then play in the snow and cuddle with the puppies.  

Glacier and Mountain Viewing Tour
Glacier and Mountain Viewing Tour
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from: $263

Go on a beautiful 15-minute helicopter tour to view a glacier before landing at a magnificent location. Weather depending your skilled pilot can take you to one of several amazing places, including the front nearby glacier where you may be able to touch glacier ice (landing on the ice is not possible), mountain with magnificent glacier views or at the edge of incredible alpine lakes. Our pilots know the best spots to go in order to see something amazing, and will always try to accommodate showing guests what they would like to see. This is a perfect introduction flight to Alaska's beauty.

Resurrection Bay Kayaking Adventure
Resurrection Bay Kayaking Adventure
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from: $157

This is your opportunity for us to show you first-hand the beauty of Seward, Lowell Point, and Resurrection Bay. While making our way to our kayaking location, learn about life in Seward, both past and present, from your driver-guide, who will narrate as we make our way through town. As we leave the paved streets of Seward, we’ll travel along the shoreline of Resurrection Bay on the gravel surface of Lowell Road. We’ll view turquoise blue waters and beautiful mountain vistas while we travel comfortably by van to our private beach. Upon reaching our launch location, you’ll meet your kayaking guides for a quick briefing before heading out onto the water. It’s common to encounter sea otters, harbor seals, bald eagles and leaping salmon as we kayak. We may stop to take a short walk on the beach along Tonsina Creek to view a salmon spawning stream (active mid-July to early-September). This the perfect trip for those experiencing kayaking for the first time or for those short on time.

Seward Shore Excursion: Pre- or Post-Cruise Kenai Fjords National Park Tour
Seward Shore Excursion: Pre- or Post-Cruise Kenai Fjords National Park Tour
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from: $191

Make the most of your time in Seward with a pre- or post-cruise shore excursion through Kenai Fjords National Park. Enjoy a six-hour voyage on Alaska's most popular wildlife and glacier cruise, coasting past alpine and tidewater glaciers amid the fjords of Harding Icefield. You’ll view migratory seabird rookeries in the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, and keep your eyes out for whales and other wildlife viewing while aboard the boat. Enjoy complimentary lunch and onboard commentary from the captain as you take in the magnificent sights!

Extended Bear Glacier Scenic Flight
Extended Bear Glacier Scenic Flight
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from: $515

Our 45 minute scenic flight visits both Bear Glacier and Aialik Glacier. Bear Glacier is the largest glacier descending from the Harding Icefield in Kenai Fjords National Park at over 11 miles long and 3 miles wide. Bear Glacier lagoon features impressive icebergs. Continue on to Aialik Glacier which boasts an impressive ice wall that is over 500 feet high! Watch for calving on this immense glacier and truly appreciate the grandeur of Alaska's environments by getting up close to them!

Kayak and Hike to Historic WW2 Army Fort in Alaska!
Kayak and Hike to Historic WW2 Army Fort in Alaska!
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from: $188

Paddle & Hike in Caines Head!  8 hour Paddle & Hike This fantastic World War II defensive structure is located at the top of Caines Head, as part of the Caines Head State Park Recreation area. We paddle out and land at the original Fort McGilvray dock. From there, we begin our Alaskan hike, complete with an exhilarating 650′ of elevation gain in two miles. Atop you find a gorgeous view of the Gulf of Alaska, Harding Gateway, and the Barrier Islands of Resurrection Bay! Bring a headlamp or flashlight to explore Fort McGilvray and have a snack at the gunning embedment before heading back down the trail for a fun kayaking adventure to Millers Landing.

Kennel Tour and Dog Sled Ride
Kennel Tour and Dog Sled Ride
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from: $95

Go behind the scenes of a Top 10 Iditarod Kennel and learn about dog sledding from expert mushers. Watch first hand as your dog team takes a series of commands that will leave you spellbound. Learn what “Gee” and “Haw” mean, stop at an active eagle’s nest, enjoy a presentation on dog mushing, and cuddle some adorable husky puppies. This hands-on tour is a must do for Alaskan visitors.

Seward Shore Excursion: Northwestern Fjord Sightseeing Cruise
Seward Shore Excursion: Northwestern Fjord Sightseeing Cruise
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from: $239

Discover the beauty of Alaska’s unspoiled waters during your port stop at Seward on this cruise through Alaska’s Northwestern Fjord and Kenai Fjords National Park. Explore pristine glaciers and enchanting marine life and learn about the fascinating natural processes that created this outdoor wonderland, including one of the largest icefields in North America.

Gold Panning in Seward
Gold Panning in Seward
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from: $32

Gold pan near a salmon stream in Seward. Learn the art of panning for Alaskan gold in the elevated troughs. This 1-hour activity is family friendly.

Bear Glacier Scenic Flight
Bear Glacier Scenic Flight
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from: $390

Enjoy a 30-minute helicopter flight of beautiful Resurrection Bay, the Kenai Fjords National Park including Bear Glacier and its lagoon full of amazing ice bergs.  Other attractions you may view during your flight include the Harding Icefield, waterfalls and wildlife.

Grand View Tour
Grand View Tour
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from: $659

Enjoy a grand tour of the incredible scenery surrounding Seward, Alaska on this 1-hour helicopter trip. This is the most extensive flight seeing tour that we offer as a standard departure (call our office to customize a longer private tour). This tour really gives you time to see all Alaska has to offer including the possibility to visit Bear Glacier with its giant icebergs floating in the lagoon, the Harding Icefield, wildlife like bears, moose and mountain goats. Our route will change depending on what the weather conditions are that day, we try to accommodate guest preference on what they are looking to see whenever nature allows. Our typical route involves viewing Resurrection Bay, the Kenai Fjords National Park and many of its glaciers, the Harding Icefield and searching for wildlife.

Kenai Fjords Glacier Dinner Cruise from Seward
Kenai Fjords Glacier Dinner Cruise from Seward
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from: $170

Hop aboard one of Alaska’s most popular wildlife and glacier cruises, and take an extraordinary 5 1/2-hour journey through Kenai Fjords National Park. Enjoy included dinner on board. This must-do tour from Seward offers the chance to view whales, birds and other wildlife as you cruise past alpine and tidewater glaciers among the fjords. You’ll visit seabird rookeries in the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and enjoy lunch as you listen to onboard commentary from the captain!

Winter Stay & Play Adventure from Seward, Alaska
Winter Stay & Play Adventure from Seward, Alaska
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from: $2,351

There is just no other way to say it… you haven’t truly experienced the jaw-dropping beauty of Seward and the Kenai Fjords National Park until you get out there on a snowmobile and snowshoes. Stare up in wonder at the towering Exit Glacier. Check. Breathe the fresh mountain air as you snowshoe across the snow covered landscape. Check. A friendly, local guide to share stories, show you hidden view points, and cozy up to a hot beverage beneath the ancient ice. Check, check, and check. With a fully-immersive experience and unbeatable price – it’s time you knocked this iconic Alaskan national park experience off your bucket list.

Seward Wilderness Hiking
Seward Wilderness Hiking
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from: $85

Once you’ve experienced our Seward Wilderness Hiking tour, you’ll finally understand the rave reviews… Though to be honest, our backyard does most of the heavy lifting. After a quick safety briefing and tutorial by your professional guide, head out into the wilderness in one of the most serene places to hike. The Seward wilderness offers breathtaking landscapes, and an array of wildlife. But don’t let all this serenity fool you… Want to see an amazing view or two? Tuck into a secluded forest for a quick hike? The choice is yours. With 2 or 4 hours and a fun, knowledgeable guide to take you directly to the best local spots and hidden gems, you simply can’t go wrong with this best-selling hiking tour of Seward. 

Spring Resurrection Bay Tour
Spring Resurrection Bay Tour
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from: $95

During the spring months spot the annual Gray Whale migration with a special tour to the mouth of Resurrection Bay. California Gray Whales, travel over 5,000 miles from Baja California to the nutrient-rich waters of Alaska's Bering Sea.

Small-Group Dog Sledding Experience in Sterling
Small-Group Dog Sledding Experience in Sterling
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from: $209

Mushing is Alaska's state sport, and a great way to get outside and experience Alaska. The dogs themselves are inspiring, from their love of running, their happy, upbeat personalities, to their incredible power. You can't help but love them. This is a truly Alaskan experience, and everyone should try it at least once!

Seward Self-Guided Audio Tour
Seward Self-Guided Audio Tour
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from: $15

Discover the beautiful and scenic city of Seward! Surrounded by mountains and the Resurrection Bay, this picturesque location was once devastated by an earthquake, tidal waves and fire in 1964. Since then it has evolved into a thriving community. Seward provides visitors with beautiful wildlife, awe-inspiring scenery, and the quaint charm of a small town. Perfectly suited for discovery on foot, our self-guided audio tour allows you to set your own pace and explore at your leisure as you uncover the stories of this lovely city. Simply download our self-guided audio tour, plug in your headphones, open the map that comes with your download and head to the tour starting point. The tour will take approximately two hours, but you can pause the audio guide when needed. Grab a bite to eat or do some shopping along the way. Please note that this tour is currently only available in English.

Alaska Snow Day of Play Snowmobile and Snowshoe Adventure
Alaska Snow Day of Play Snowmobile and Snowshoe Adventure
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from: $514

An iconic full-day Alaskan snowmobile and snowshoe tour that ventures into Kenai Fjords National Park. In the backcountry is where memories are made… Whether it’s the exhilarating rush as you come up speed on our late-model snowmobiles, the fresh mountain air that fills your lungs, or the sense of wonder gazing up at the towering Exit Glacier. With a friendly, local guide and six hours to immerse yourself in unrivaled natural beauty, you’ll smell the fresh mountain air, feel the breeze on your face from a towering icefield, and have plenty of time to slow down and soak it all in…

Winter Dog Sledding in Seward Alaska
Winter Dog Sledding in Seward Alaska
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from: $399

Your experience will start at Turning Heads Kennel - a real mushing kennel, owned and operated by two Iditarod mushers. During the sled ride you will be able to see how absolutely beautiful Alaska is in the winter. Enjoy a true Alaskan experience of going mushing on a sled pulled by a team of Alaskan Huskies. Your musher will tell you about the sport of mushing, the races that happen around the state during the winter and all the training done during the summer.

Alaska Bear Viewing Adventure from Seward
Alaska Bear Viewing Adventure from Seward
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from: $1,346

The only bear viewing tour from Seward, Alaska! Discover some of the very best bear viewing in Alaska with us on this full-day bear viewing tour in Lake Clark National Park. We’ll be exploring endless miles of bear habitat in Lake Clark National Park. As always all gear, lunch, ground transportation and airfare is included along with an expert Bear Guide. Quite simply, we do bear viewing better than anyone. Our Bear Guides are just that, Guides, they are not pilots attempting to be Bear Guides. We leave the flying to our pilots and let our Bear Guides do what they do best, show you bears in a safe, and friendly manner that’s not disruptive to the bears.

Alaska Winter Adventure in Kenai Fjords National Park
Alaska Winter Adventure in Kenai Fjords National Park
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from: $308

There is just no other way to say it… you haven’t truly experienced the jaw-dropping beauty of Kenai Fjords National Park until you get out there on a snowmobile and snowshoes. We designed this 3.5 hour experience to hit the highlights and whet your appetite for more snow-based adventures. Stare up in wonder at the towering Exit Glacier. Check. Breathe the fresh mountain air as you snowshoe across the snow covered landscape. Check. A friendly, local guide to share stories, show you hidden view points, and cozy up to a hot beverage beneath the ancient ice. Check, check, and check. With a quick turnaround and unbeatable price – it’s time you knocked this iconic Alaskan national park experience off your bucket list.

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