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Major Marine Tours -- Resurrection Bay Tour

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Address: #2 Boardwalk, Seward Small Boat Harbor, 1302-B 4th Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: +1 800-764-7300

Join us for an adventure into the exciting world of Alaska's wildlife. Our...

Join us for an adventure into the exciting world of Alaska's wildlife. Our 5-hour and 3-hour afternoon cruises and 4 hour evening cruise travel thorough the pristene waters of Resurrection Bay for up close encounters with wildlife. The cruises provide viewing and stops for pictures and to view passing whales and sea otters. You may see several types glaciers. The 4 and 5 hour tours include the option of our Alaska salmon & prime rib buffet meal.

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A GREAT trip

Went out with them in early September - weather was PERFECT (which is unusual for Seward) - we saw Humpback whales, Killer Whales, Dall Portposes, Bald Eagles, Seal Lions, Harbor... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
Moorpark, California
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Moorpark, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went out with them in early September - weather was PERFECT (which is unusual for Seward) - we saw Humpback whales, Killer Whales, Dall Portposes, Bald Eagles, Seal Lions, Harbor Seals, Sea Otters and glaciers - we saw it all. An amazing cruise. Highly recommended.

Thank scuba-chuck
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The weather for our tour wasn't the greatest, but we still were able to see some wildlife and many glaciers. Ranger Susan was awesome, providing a great narrated tour. We saw some phenomenal glacier calving at Surprise Glacier! Also saw a humpback whale, sea otters, seals, and eagles. We also had the prime rib and salmon buffet which was great!

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Franklin Park, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Thanks to our Captain Justin and First Mate Clint we saw Alaska at it's best. Up close to calving glaciers, lots of puffin, and an orca on the return trip.

Thank Roberta F
Pine Island, Minnesota, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We took the 5 hour tour with salmon/prime rib meal. We enjoyed the scenery including Bear Glacier. We were lucky to have a sunny day for this tour.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed this. We saw a hugh amount of wildlife. The boat gave you some excellent viewing positions and plenty of time to take photos.

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Bedford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

The crew was great, and the trip was amazing! We took the five hour trip with the lunch. Despite light rain, we were able to see whales, seals, sea lions, and lots of birds (MANY eagles). The scenery is stunning and the captain took great care to give everyone time to see and photograph wildlife. We took my parents on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This review is mainly on the crew. Our cruise experience was limited by the rainy weather and seasickness. The brochure said something about sailing in the calm Resurrection Bay and avoiding the oceans waves. Based on this we didn't medicate before the cruise (our mistake). We did stay in the calm bay about 90% of the cruise. When we did... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

If your heart is set on seeing the most wildlife, I would do the longer cruise. We did the 3.5hr cruise and saw quite a bit. The boat size is nice and was not crowded. The staff was so nice and really strived to be helpful. There is a drink "the hot otter" if you are over 21 -- you... More 

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Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Took the Resurrection Bay tour with my sister and nephew this time. It did not disappoint. Saw whales, sea lions, seals and lots of birds not to mention all the gorgeous scenery. Salmon and prime rib meal is very good and a worth addition to your ticket.

Thank Donna Shaw H
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We took the 3 and a half hour wildlife cruise as we had a limited time having only arrived in Seward at 4pm. We left at 6pm and were back by 9.30pm. We travelled with our 9 and 12 year old daughters who would not have tolerated a longer tour. It was a beautiful sunny evening and we sat on... More 

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