Seward Shore Excursion: Gray Whale Watching Cruise

Shore Excursions in Seward

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Travel into the protected waters of Resurrection Bay in search of gray whale on their annual migration through Alaskan waters on this 4-hour excursion. Gray whales migrate over 5,000 miles from Baja to the Bering and Chukchi Seas each year in search of food. They begin their migration north in late February and travel through Alaskan waters in the spring. In addition to gray whales, watch for humpback whales, orca, Steller sea lions, sea otters, Dall's porpoises, harbor seals, bald eagles, and many other types of marine birds.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Resurrection Bay, Seward, AlaskaKick-start spring with the chance to view the annual return of the gray whales to Alaskan waters. The Gray Whale Watching Cruise begins in late March, departing from Seward at 1:00pm and returning at 5:00pm. During this time, search for the California Gray Whales as they make their annual journey north from Baja California to the Bering Sea, passing by Resurrection Bay.The Gray Whale Watching Cruise travels approximately 55 miles along the rugged coastline of Resurrection Bay. In addition to gray whales, you also might see Humpback Whales, Orcas, Dall’s porpoises, sea otters, and seabirds. Occasionally you will see mountain goats with their newly born kids or bears foraging for vegetation along the coastline of Resurrection Bay.Nestled high in the mountains along the coast of Resurrection Bay are several alpine glaciers, with brilliant blue colors peeking out from the snow-covered mountains. We will cruise by Bear Glacier, a Piedmont Glacier and the largest glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park.Guests should be prepared for a variety of weather conditions including snow and freezing rain. Hats, gloves, warm clothing, waterproof layers, and comfortable, rubber soled shoes are strongly recommended. Beer, wine, and snacks are available for purchase from the snack bar during the cruise. We provide complimentary coffee, hot tea, and water, and guests may bring their own food and beverages if they desire.Pass By: Major Marine Tours - Kenai Fjords Cruise, Seward, AlaskaKick-start spring with the chance to view the annual return of the gray whales to Alaskan waters. The Gray Whale Watching Cruise begins in late March, departing from Seward at 1:00pm and returning at 5:00pm. During this time, search for the California Gray Whales as they make their annual journey north from Baja California to the Bering Sea, passing by Resurrection Bay.The Gray Whale Watching Cruise travels approximately 55 miles along the rugged coastline of Resurrection Bay. In addition to gray whales, you also might see Humpback Whales, Orcas, Dall’s porpoises, sea otters, and seabirds. Occasionally you will see mountain goats with their newly born kids or bears foraging for vegetation along the coastline of Resurrection Bay.Nestled high in the mountains along the coast of Resurrection Bay are several alpine glaciers, with brilliant blue colors peeking out from the snow-covered mountains. We will cruise by Bear Glacier, a Piedmont Glacier and the largest glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park.Guests should be prepared for a variety of weather conditions including snow and freezing rain. Hats, gloves, warm clothing, waterproof layers, and comfortable, rubber soled shoes are strongly recommended. Beer, wine, and snacks are available for purchase from the snack bar during the cruise. We provide complimentary coffee, hot tea, and water, and guests may bring their own food and beverages if they desire.Pass By: Bear Glacier, Seward, AlaskaKick-start spring with the chance to view the annual return of the gray whales to Alaskan waters. The Gray Whale Watching Cruise begins in late March, departing from Seward at 1:00pm and returning at 5:00pm. During this time, search for the California Gray Whales as they make their annual journey north from Baja California to the Bering Sea, passing by Resurrection Bay.The Gray Whale Watching Cruise travels approximately 55 miles along the rugged coastline of Resurrection Bay. In addition to gray whales, you also might see Humpback Whales, Orcas, Dall’s porpoises, sea otters, and seabirds. Occasionally you will see mountain goats with their newly born kids or bears foraging for vegetation along the coastline of Resurrection Bay.Nestled high in the mountains along the coast of Resurrection Bay are several alpine glaciers, with brilliant blue colors peeking out from the snow-covered mountains. We will cruise by Bear Glacier, a Piedmont Glacier and the largest glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park.Guests should be prepared for a variety of weather conditions including snow and freezing rain. Hats, gloves, warm clothing, waterproof layers, and comfortable, rubber soled shoes are strongly recommended. Beer, wine, and snacks are available for purchase from the snack bar during the cruise. We provide complimentary coffee, hot tea, and water, and guests may bring their own food and beverages if they desire.Pass By: Kenai Fjords National Park, Seward, AlaskaKick-start spring with the chance to view the annual return of the gray whales to Alaskan waters. The Gray Whale Watching Cruise begins in late March, departing from Seward at 1:00pm and returning at 5:00pm. During this time, search for the California Gray Whales as they make their annual journey north from Baja California to the Bering Sea, passing by Resurrection Bay.The Gray Whale Watching Cruise travels approximately 55 miles along the rugged coastline of Resurrection Bay. In addition to gray whales, you also might see Humpback Whales, Orcas, Dall’s porpoises, sea otters, and seabirds. Occasionally you will see mountain goats with their newly born kids or bears foraging for vegetation along the coastline of Resurrection Bay.Nestled high in the mountains along the coast of Resurrection Bay are several alpine glaciers, with brilliant blue colors peeking out from the snow-covered mountains. We will cruise by Bear Glacier, a Piedmont Glacier and the largest glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park.Guests should be prepared for a variety of weather conditions including snow and freezing rain. Hats, gloves, warm clothing, waterproof layers, and comfortable, rubber soled shoes are strongly recommended. Beer, wine, and snacks are available for purchase from the snack bar during the cruise. We provide complimentary coffee, hot tea, and water, and guests may bring their own food and beverages if they desire.

What’s included

  • Free coffee, tea, and water
  • Use of binoculars
  • All taxes and fees included
  • Restroom on board
  • Narration by an experienced captain

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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