It is a rare opportunity to see these black and white beauties playing in their natural habitat. But for a short time in early summer you will have the chance to join Major Marine Tours to go exploring for Orcas in the Gulf of Alaska! Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity!

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For a few weeks in late May and early June, orca whales grace the ocean bays and inlets outside of Seward. Orcas are wonderfully social animals and it is a real joy for tour passengers to get to watch these magnificent creatures swim and play in the beautiful bays around Seward.

Your experienced captains and guides on this tour will provide interesting and informative comentary during your tour and will ensure that you don’t miss any of the highlights or wildlife spotting opportunities.

An onboard hydrophone even allows you to hear the haunting calls of these beautiful creatures when conditions allow.


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  • Search for orcas during the prime time for orca whale watching in Alaska.
  • Onboard hydrophone allows you to listen to orca calls underwater if conditions allow.
  • Travel to where the orcas have recently been seen rather than following a set route. Every day is a unique cruising experience!
  • Explore the world of Alaska’s orcas on the only orca-focused cruise from Seward.
  • In additional to orcas, you may also see humpback whales, Steller sea lions, harbor seals, Dall’s porpoises, sea otters, bald eagles, and seabirds.


Tours run once a day, May 13 – June 16
Departs:12:30 pm
Returns:4:30 pm
Complimentary coffee, tea, and water are provided. Snacks, beverages, beer, and wine are available for purchase during the cruise.
Not wheelchair accessible and not recommended for guests with limited mobility.


Adult (age 12+): $139.00
Children (age 2-11):$69.50
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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