The 6-hour cruise is perfect for those wanting to explore Kenai Fjords National Park, but don’t have a full day to dedicate to the cruise tour. These shorter trips still provide the opportunity to witness an active tidewater glacier first hand, as well as catching site of some of Alaska’s famed marine and coastal wildlife along the way. For this cruise you can choose from either a morning or an afternoon departure.

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The 6 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise will take you deep into the world of glaciers, sea birds, whales and other amazing wildlife as you cruise the bay and witness some incredible scenery. Your experienced captain will keep you riveted with interesting facts and colorful commentary while making sure to point out all of the can’t miss points of interest.


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  • Visit an active tidewater glacier
  • See wildlife such as orca whales, humpback whales, Steller sea lions, harbor seals, puffins, eagles, and many species of seabirds
  • Captain narration and interactive program for kids
  • Complimentary deli lunch for all guests with a choice of sandwich options
  • This is the best cruise option for those traveling with round-trip transportation on the Alaska Railroad or deluxe motorcoach from Anchorage


Afternoon Departure, May 4 – September 23
Departs:11:30 am
Returns:5:30 pm
Morning Departure, June 7 – August 18
Departs:8:00 am
Returns:2:00 pm
Guaranteed reserved seating in a heated cabin for every guest.
Complimentary deli lunch is provided. Complimentary coffee, tea, and water are provided. Snacks, beverages, and full bar drinks are available for purchase during the cruise.
Wheelchair accessible on the first deck, inside the main cabin only. Outside decks are not wheelchair accessible. Please note if there are wheelchairs in your party when making your reservation.
This cruise aligns with same-day, round-trip transportation on the Alaska Railroad. The train arrives in Seward at 11:05 a.m. and the cruise departs at 11:30 a.m., giving you enough time to walk to the check-in office at Harbor 360 Hotel (2 minute walk from the Alaska Railroad Depot) and board the boat from the dock directly behind the hotel. When the cruise returns at 5:30 p.m., you will have enough time to walk to the depot and board the train before the 6:00 p.m. departure.


Adult (age 12+): $219.00
Children (age 2-11):$109.50
Infant (under 2):Free
Tax and harbor fee not included in above prices.

Terms & Policies

Total cost due at time of booking. Cancellations may be made up to 72 hours prior to cruise departure. Reservation date may be changed once, free of charge, up to 24 hours prior to departure. Any subsequent change is subject to a $15 per person re-booking fee.

Please check in 30 minutes prior to your cruise departure time.

Pay parking is available at the public parking lot across 4th Avenue from Harbor 360 Hotel and at another lot one block south of the South Harbor Offices on 4th Avenue. There is a $10 charge per vehicle per day.

Complimentary shuttle service is available to the check-in offices from popular destinations in Seward including the train depot and cruise ship terminal. Please call in advance to reserve shuttle pick-up.

Guests are urged to dress in layers, including a warm rain-proof coat, hat, gloves, and comfortable, rubber-soled shoes. Guests are welcome to stay in the heated cabins, but warm clothes are recommended for guests who would like to spend time outside on the viewing decks.


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