MAJOR MARINE TOURS

We also own and operate Major Marine Tours, offering world-class wildlife and glacier cruises in Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords National Park. These cruises are a must-do activity in Seward and are consistently rated as visitors’ favorite experience in Alaska. See towering tidewater glaciers, stunning scenery, whales, and abundant wildlife on one of our cruise options ranging from 4 hours to 8.5 hours. Cruises run early March through mid-October.

For the convenience of Harbor 360 Hotel guests, a Major Marine Tours check-in office is located in the hotel lobby and boarding for most cruises is located at the dock directly behind the hotel. Visit the Major Marine Tours website to learn more.

To add a Major Marine Tours cruise to your hotel reservation, please call us at (907) 224-8030

Humpback Whale Breaching, Major Marine Tours

Stay & Play Special

SPECIAL PRICE: Get 20% off any Major Marine Tours cruise with your hotel reservation

  • Stay and play in Seward! Book a night at Harbor 360 Hotel and receive 20% off a glacier and wildlife cruise with Major Marine Tours. Experience the whales, wildlife, glaciers, and stunning scenery of Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords National Park. 
  • Discount available for the 2023 cruise season.
  • Check in for cruises in the hotel lobby and board on the dock directly behind the hotel.
  • Call (907) 224-8030 and mention Stay & Play to receive discount.

Not valid with other coupons or discounts

Northwestern Glacier, Major Marine Tours

8.5 Hour Northwestern Fjord Cruise

Price: $269 per person (not suitable for children under 12)
Dates: June 2 – September 4, 2023
Departs/Returns: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The longest cruise offered in Kenai Fjords National Park takes you to the remote, untouched Northwestern Fjord. Get up-close views of glaciers, whales, and wildlife on this small-vessel adventure cruise. View three active tidewater glaciers and visit bird rookeries and Steller sea lion haul-outs. Complimentary deli lunch included.

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7.5 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

Price: $229 per adult, $114.50 per child
Dates:  May 27 – September 10, 2023
Departs/Returns:
 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Visit two active tidewater glaciers and spend more time with the abundant wildlife of Kenai Fjords National Park on a stable catamaran. Cruise is narrated by our experienced captains. Cruise includes a complimentary lunch.

Kenai Fjords 360 with orcas in Kenai Fjords National Park

6 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

Price: $199 per adult, $99.50 per child
Afternoon Departure Dates:  May 6 – September 24, 2023
Departs/Returns:
11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Morning Departure Dates:  June 10 – August 20, 2023
Departs/Returns:
 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Visit one active tidewater glacier and discover the abundant wildlife of Kenai Fjords National Park on our most popular cruise. Two departure times available for your convenience. Cruise is narrated by our experienced captains. Both cruises include a complimentary lunch.

Steller Sea Lions

4 Hour Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise

Price: $99 per adult, $49.50 per child
Dates: June 13 – October 9, 2022
Departs/Returns: 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Limited on time but still want to explore? The 4 Hour Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise gives you the convenience of choosing a half-day departure time that fits your schedule. Explore the wildlife and stunning scenery in the calm waters of Resurrection Bay on this small-vessel cruise. Rather than following a set route, this cruise travels to the best whale and wildlife viewing areas that day based on reports from other vessels.

Orcas

Orca Quest Cruise

Price: $119 per adult, $59.50 per child
Dates: May 8 – June 11, 2023
Departs/Returns: 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

From mid-May through mid-June, orca whales frequent the waters outside of Seward in search of food. Join Major Marine Tours – the local whale experts – as they search for orcas during this prime time for orca whale watching. Rather than following a set route, this cruise will go to where the orcas have been most recently seen, making every day a unique cruising experience.

Orca Song, Major Marine Tours

Spring Wildlife Cruise

Price: $109 per adult, $54.50 per child
Dates: March 11 – May 7, 2023
Departs/Returns: 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Witness the return of gray whales to Alaskan waters on their annual 5,000 mile migration from Baja. Join us for our first cruise of the season as we explore Resurrection Bay and travel to the Gulf of Alaska in search of our returning visitors. In addition to gray whales, you may also see orca whales, humpback whales, and other marine wildlife.

Additional Information

Adult prices: age 12+
Child prices: age 2 – 11
Infants: under 2 (free)

Prices do not include tax and harbor fee. 

Package Cancellation Policy
When booking packages, full payment is due at the time of booking. Package reservations are fully refundable until 7 days prior to the first day of your package reservation. Within 7 days the package is non-refundable and non-changeable.