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Bear Glacier Tours

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Bear Glacier
Not far from the town of Seward, there are nearly 40 glaciers making up an icefield that spans more than 300 square miles, all contained within Kenai Fjords National Park. The largest of these is Bear Glacier.
Address: Seward, Alaska, USA

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Kenai Fjords and Resurrection Bay Half-Day Wildlife Cruise

Kenai Fjords and Resurrection Bay Half-Day Wildlife Cruise

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Treat yourself to an abundance of wildlife viewing with this 3.5-hour Kenai Fjords cruise in Resurrection Bay from Seward Harbor. Travel 55 miles (round-trip) along a rugged coastline and snap plenty of memorable photos as you sail past Bear Glacier. Sail close to sea lion colonies and seabird rookeries, and keep your eyes peeled for whales, sea otters, Dall’s porpoises, eagles and mountain goats.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$107.65
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US$107.65
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Seward Shore Excursion: Kenai Fjords & Resurrection Bay Half-Day Wildlife Cruise

Seward Shore Excursion: Kenai Fjords & Resurrection Bay Half-Day Wildlife Cruise

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Join a small-group tour for a 3.5-hour cruise around the pristine waters of Resurrection Bay from Seward. Travel for 55 miles (88km) round-trip into the wildlife-rich waters for up-close encounters with Alaska's massive bird rookeries and sea lion colonies, passing whales, and otters. Choose from two departure times from Seward for this small-group tour.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$107.65
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US$107.65
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Gray Whale Watching Cruise

Gray Whale Watching Cruise

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Sail the waters of Resurrection Bay in search of Californian gray whales on a half-day cruise from Seward. These huge mammals arrive here every March through May on their annual migration northward into Alaska’s waters. Watch for these incredible beasts and other whale species, as well as other wildlife, and view the luminous blue glaciers crowning the surrounding mountains. On-board commentary, binoculars, and hot drinks included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$102.16
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US$102.16
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Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise with Lunch

Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise with Lunch

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Explore the pristine waters of Resurrection Bay on this Kenai Fjords cruise. Travel along the rugged coastline and admire alpine glaciers nestled high in the mountains. Snap plenty of memorable photos as you sail past Bear Glacier and stop close to sea lion colonies and seabird rookeries. Along the way, keep watch for whales, sea otters, Dall’s porpoises, eagles and mountain goats. Enjoy your maritime journey with a complimentary deli lunch and an experienced onboard naturalist narration.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$124.11
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US$124.11
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Full-Day Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

Full-Day Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

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Discover the glaciers and wildlife of Kenai Fjords National Park on this full-day catamaran cruise. Enjoy jaw-dropping scenery as an experienced naturalist provides engaging commentary. In Aialik Bay, watch for the calving of tidewater glaciers, when chunks of ice break off and crash into the water. From the comfort of a heated cabin, spot Steller sea lions, orcas, humpbacks and puffins that call these waters home. Enjoy a complimentary deli lunch onboard.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$211.90
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US$211.90
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Bear Glacier Kayaking Adventure with Jetboat Transport

Bear Glacier Kayaking Adventure with Jetboat Transport

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Kayak around large chunks of ice floes in a calm lagoon on this 5-hour Bear Glacier adventure from Seward. A jet boat first speeds you near Bear Glacier, the largest glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park, where you’ll board a kayak. Admire the stunning winter wonderland as you paddle through the icy labyrinth. Spot wildlife such as sea otters and seals, and enjoy snacks along the way. This small-group tour is limited to just six people, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$306.67
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60 Minute Extended Glacier Tour and Landing

60 Minute Extended Glacier Tour and Landing

Experience picturesque Kenai Fjords National Park. See icefields and massive tidewater glaciers. Spot marine wildlife as you tour the dramatic coastline. The highlight of this tour is a glacier landing. You'll enjoy 15 minutes on the glacier to explore. See crystal-blue glacial pools and unbelievable views – bring your camera and sunglasses! View breathtaking alpine glaciers, mountains, and even look for wildlife from the helicopter.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$501.54
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US$501.54

Full-Day Kenai Fjords National Park Adventure Cruise

Full-Day Kenai Fjords National Park Adventure Cruise

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Journey to the remote, glacier-carved Northwestern Fjord in the Kenai Fjords National Park on this full-day small-vessel cruise from Seward. Pass through Resurrection Bay, the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, Cape Resurrection, Granite Pass, and Harris Bay. Whether you’re a birder or whale-watching enthusiast, you’ll likely to snap plenty of photos of humpbacks, orcas, Steller sea lions, seabirds and more. Watch for glacial calving, where giant chunks of glacial ice break off and crash into the water. Light breakfast and lunch are included on board.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$259.17
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US$259.17
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Bear Glacier 30-Minute Helicopter Flight from Seward

Bear Glacier 30-Minute Helicopter Flight from Seward

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Fly from Seward to Bear Glacier, soaring over Resurrection Bay with spectacular views of snow-capped mountains and massive icebergs. From waterfalls to old-growth forest, the scale of the Alaskan landscape is best seen from the air, and traveling by helicopter means you'll get an eagle's-eye perspective on the coast. When you reach Bear Glacier, you'll be looking straight down at Kenai Fjords National Park's largest glacier, and one of the world's biggest glacial moraines.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$347.63
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US$347.63

45-Minute Scenic Flight to Aialik Glacier

45-Minute Scenic Flight to Aialik Glacier

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A one-of-a-kind Alaskan experience that should not be missed, this 35-minute helicopter flight from Seward takes you to Bear and Aialik glaciers. Nestled among snow-covered peaks, Bear Glacier rests above a remote lagoon studded with massive icebergs the size of houses. See the walls of Aialik Glacier dropping into the ocean. Take photos of cascading waterfalls, old-growth forests and turquoise-blue water that surround a frozen landscape carved by millennia of advancing and retreating ice. Enjoy aerial views of Kenai Fjords National Park.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$434.81
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US$434.81

45-Minute Glacier Flight and Landing

45-Minute Glacier Flight and Landing

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Experience a breathtaking 45 minute flight over Bear Glacier and Aialik Glacier in beautiful Kenai Fjords National Park! The highlight of this tour is a glacier landing. You'll enjoy 15 minutes out of the helicopter exploring the glacier. See crystal-blue glacier pools and take in unbelievable views. Incredible photo opportunities. Don't forget your sunglasses and camera.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$413.34
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US$413.34
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60 Minute Scenic Flight over Kenai Fjords and Chugach National Forest

60 Minute Scenic Flight over Kenai Fjords and Chugach National Forest

Enjoy aerial views of Alaska's natural beauty on a 1-hour scenic helicopter flight from Seward. Fly over the massive Bear Glacier in Resurrection Bay, and cross the mountains to Aialik Bay. You might see bears, whales, calving ice sheets, giant icebergs, and more as you explore the area around Kenai Fjords National Park and Chugach National Forest by air.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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US$565.58
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US$565.58

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