The Northwestern Fjord Cruise is the longest tour offered by Major Marine. This full-day adventure allows you to get up-close views of three different tidewater glaciers as well as opportunities for some whale sightings and other wildlife. A light breakfast and a hearty lunch are included on this all day adventure.

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The 8.5 Hour Northwestern Fjord Cruise is the most popular option for those who can afford to take the extra time to explore. This cruise option really gives you the most comprehensive and all-encompassing tour of Kenai Fjords National Park.

This amazing tour is fully narrated and takes you further into the national park than any other cruise. It also travels with a smaller group providing for an intimate experience and unsurpassed opportunityto get up close to three different glaciers, including Northwestern Glacier which is an actively-calving tidewater glacier.

You will also have the best opportunity to see some of Alaska’s most popular marine wildlife including orca whales and humpback whales, Stellar sea lions, seals, seabirds, otters and more!

This is a fantastic option for photographers, birders, and whale-watching enthusiasts!


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  • Visit three active tidewater glaciers, including the impressive Northwestern Glacier
  • Travel to remote areas of Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Up-close wildlife viewing
  • Smaller vessel with limited capacity, up to 60 passengers
  • Best cruise option for birders and photographers
  • Complimentary light breakfast and hearty deli lunch with a choice of options


Tours run once a day, May 31 – September 2
Departs:8:30 am
Returns:5:00 pm
This cruise has limited capacity and sells out quickly. It is recommend that you book early to ensure your spot on this cruise.
Complimentary light breakfast and hearty deli lunch is included, Was well as complimentary coffee, tea, and water. Wine, beer, and snacks are available for purchase during the cruise.
Not wheelchair accessible and not recommended for guests with limited mobility. This cruise is not recommended for those who are prone to seasickness since it travels through the open Gulf of Alaska. Check out the half-day cruises if you are prone to motion sickness.


Adult (age 12+): $289.00
Children:Cruise not suitable for children under 12.

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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