Tour code: 5971KFCRUISE
Watch the Alaskan wilderness awaken on this 6-hour morning cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park from Seward. Aboard a warm and spacious vessel customized for comfort, cruise past alpine and tidewater glaciers among the fjords and take in a bounty of wildlife sightings, including whales, sea lions and birds. Enjoy a delicious lunch on board, and visit the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge for great views of seabird rookeries. Don’t miss one of Alaska’s most popular wildlife and glacier cruises!


  • 6-hour Alaska cruise in Kenai Fjords National Park from Seward
  • Cruise past alpine and tidewater glaciers
  • View abundant marine wildlife
  • Visit seabird rookeries at the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge
  • Enjoy onboard lunch and commentary from an expert captain

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What You Can Expect

Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise from Seward

Keep an Eye out for Whales

Choose from several morning departure times and embark on a 6-hour Kenai Fjords National Park cruise from Seward. Step aboard a 95-foot-long (29-meter) non-smoking cruise vessel designed with comfort in mind. Capture views of jagged icy cliffs along the Kenai Peninsula, fjords and calving glaciers — from inside the warm and spacious cabin equipped with seating and large picture windows, or from the multi-level observation decks.

Enjoy a fast cruising speed, with extra time to photograph and view wildlife and glaciers. Learn about the evolving geology of the Harding Icefield, which dates back to the ice age and forms the steep fjords. As you journey approx. 100 miles (160 km) round-trip from Seward, marvel at the breathtaking landscape teeming with marine life amid plankton-rich waters, which attract migrating whales.

Hear from your seasoned captain about the wildlife you’re likely to see at peak season, which may include humpback, minke and orca whales, as well as harbor seals, sea otters and porpoises.

Catch sight of migratory seabirds that nest in the Kenai Fjords, as well as other native flora and fauna. Watch puffins dive underwater and view the rookeries of more than 18 other bird species in the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, including black-legged kittiwakes and common murres.

Enjoy an onboard lunch (see sample menu below) before the captain sets voyage back to Seward port.


Sample Lunch Menu:
  • Chicken Caesar salad wrap
  • Baby carrots
  • Granola bar
  • Freshly baked cookie

Customer Reviews

Wade T B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The tour was fabulous! We saw breaching humpback whales, A pod of Orca whales sealions, see otters, seals, Puffins, had a great meal, and the boat was very comfortable with great amenities.

Lorri A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Had a great time, Captain Tim was awesome, very informative! Weather was amazing!!

Delaine M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The tour was fabulous and the crew did a terrific job providing terrific viewing of wildlife. We even went zipping to a spot to see orcas at the end. I would do it again in a heartbeat.

Matthew H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Saw all kinds of wildlife during the trip. Very good crew and captain.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Wonderful experience. Staff friendly and knowledgeable. Be sure to take Bonine or Dramamine and get some ginger ice chips at their store if you are prone to motion sickness. They even baked chocolate chip cookies for everyone on the way back to port. A worthwhile tour for all ages. We saw or as, humpbacks, puffins and more.

Craig D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great tour, saw all kinds of wildlife. Captain/tour guide dik a real nice job. Have recommended it to friends heading up that way.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was the second time that I've taken this tour and actually saw more wildlife this trip then the last time in 2014. The chocolate chip cookies were a good way to end the day!

scott l

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Loved this tour! We were fortunate to have a beautiful day, and fortunate to have Brian as our pilot and narrator. Saw lots of wildlife and calving glaciers. The trip couldn't have been better.

Will E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

The staff were friendly and professional. The naturalist on board the boat was interesting and knowledgeable. Our tour was cut short by the wind and waves, but the staff had our refund waiting for us when we got back. I hope to be able to take the whole tour someday.

Leslie C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We were very pleased with the tour and felt it was worth what we spent. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and we learned a lot about everything we saw: humpback whales, Orca whale, puffins, harbor seals, stellar sea lions, common murres, bald eagles, and my favorite a sea otter who was swimming very close to the vessel. Learning about the landscape fjords, islands, and glaciers was also fascinating. The souvenir booklet we were given at the end of the tour with beautiful photographs and information about the park was a nice surprise and greatly appreciated.

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