Discover the must-sees and best kept secrets of Seward with excursions during the land tour portion of your Alaska Cruisetour vacation. Go deep into Alaska’s magnificent mainland to explore local life and culture on the following included excursions.
Set sail on a 4-hour narrated journey around the Kenai Peninsula. Learn the history of Resurrection Bay and enjoy stunning coastline views of majestic forests, coves, and waters that are home to many species, including orcas, sea otters, and bald eagles. Then, savor a delicious buffet-style lunch on the remote Fox Island.
Included with Cruisetours: 7A and 7B
Experience the natural wonder of Seward on a walk along its beautiful harbor with a local guide. Learn about the area’s rich fishing history while sampling some of the most delicious locally produced smoked salmon.
Included with Cruisetours: 9A and 9B
Learn about Alaska’s diverse marine life and ecosystem at the Alaska SeaLife Center. As the state’s only public aquarium and ocean wildlife rescue center, this is the perfect opportunity to get up close to puffins, octopuses, and sea lions. The amazing research, animal care, and other work by the center’s staff specialists contributes to the scientific understanding of marine mammals, birds, and fish in the arctic and subarctic.
Included with Cruisetours: 3A, 3B, 5A and 5B
Go further on your Alaska Cruisetour with the following Seward excursions that are available during the land portion of your vacation. These exciting Seward experiences can be booked through your tour director at an additional cost.
Take a peek inside the life of Seward’s own Iditarod racing family and see what it takes to prepare the musher and sled dogs for the world’s most demanding race. Tour the racing kennels, cuddle puppies, and climb aboard a custom wheeled sled for a thrilling two-mile sled ride from Seavey Homestead to the base of Resurrection Mountain.
Cost: $80 per adult; $40 per child
Duration: 1.5-2 hrs..
Available with Cruisetours: 6A, 6B, 7A & 7B
Take a tour through the Pacific Temperate Rainforest on a zipline adventure like no other. Experience nine separate and exciting ziplines, three suspension bridges, a spiral staircase, and a rappel while clipped in at all times from beginning to end. It’s an exhilarating tour filled with anticipation and discovery.
Cost: $154 per adult; $123 per child
Duration: 3 hrs.
Available with Cruisetours: 6B & 7B