Is a meal included on this cruise?
No, there is no meal included on this cruise. We have a snack bar onboard, and you are more than welcome to bring your own food with you. Glass containers and personal alcohol are not permitted. Snacks, beverages, beer, and wine are available for purchase at the snack bar during the cruise.
What is the difference between this tour and the Seward Resurrection Bay Wildlife Cruise?
The Seward Resurrection Bay Wildlife Cruise offers reserved seating, onboard National Park Ranger narration, and features optional Alaska Salmon and Prime Rib Meal. The benefit of this 3.5 hour Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise is that it's less expensive, offers the two departure times throughout the season, and less time on the water. This 3.5 hour cruise is narrated by our experienced captains and naturalist crew members.
Do we stop and get off the boat during the cruise?
Our guests stay on the boat for the entire cruise to maximize wildlife viewing opportunities.
What should I wear?
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 our heated cabins, but warm clothes are recommended for guest who would like to spend time outside on the viewing decks.
What should I bring?
Cameras (tripods are prohibited), extra batteries, and binoculars.
Do you still cruise if it’s raining?
Our cruises go out rain or shine. We only cancel cruises due to unsafe sea conditions, in which case we will notify you as soon as possible. We reserve the right to cancel or re-route our cruises based on weather or other conditions.
Is there a place to store my luggage during the cruise?
You are welcome to store your luggage in our office during your cruise. We can also assist with delivering luggage to the train or cruise ship depots in Seward and Whittier.
Can I bring my pet on board?
Pets are not permitted onboard unless your pet is a needed companion due to a medical reason. There are several doggy daycare/boarding facilities in Seward.
Do you allow smoking on board?
No. All vessels are non-smoking. There are no designated areas on the vessels for smoking.